Press Releases 2016

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David offers a range of activities at the National Eisteddfod

28.07.2016

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is offering a huge range of activities for people of all ages at its stand at the National Eisteddfod which this year takes place in Abergavenny.

From Saturday, July 30th until Saturday, August 6th, the activities and events will vary from performances to lectures, and from launches to discussions.

Here’s a timetable that includes activities offered by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David along with those offered by Canolfan Peniarth. 

Day

Time

Activity

Location

Saturday

All day

Exhibition of courses and major developments  projects

UWTSD Stand

Sunday

All day

Exhibition of courses and major developments  projects

UWTSD Stand

Monday

100 - 1200

Professor  Mererid Hopwood and the Celts

UWTSD Stand

 

1245

Professor Menna Elfyn lecture:

Bondo Barddoniaeth

Y Babell Lên

 

1500 - 1600

Creative writing workshop with Manon Steffan Ros

UWTSD Stand

Tuesday

1000 - 1100

Selwyn Walters – Lampeter – Birthplace of Welsh Rugby.

UWTSD Stand

 

1100 - 1200

Scholarships’ presentation with Canolfan Berfformio Cymru

UWTSD Stand

 

1245

Prof Densil D Morgan discusses Saunders Lewis amd William Williams Pantycelyn in2017.

Y Babell Lên

 

1500 - 1600

Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

UWTSD Stand

Wednesday

1000 - 1400

‘Wac welis’ – children’s event – nature trail in search of flowers, bugs and wildlife

 

UWTSD Stand

 

1300 - 1400

School of Early Years – Make your own crown activity

 

UWTSD Stand

 

1330

Preserving Place Names - Angharad Fychan chats with Catrin Beard

Y Babell Lên

 

1400 - 1500

School of Welsh – Subtitling with Gwen Davies

 

UWTSD Stand

 

1500 - 1600

Ffa La La

UWTSD Stand

Thursday

1100 - 1200

New Words – University of Wales Dictionary

UWTSD Stand

 

1200 - 1300

Canolfan Berfformio Cymru Recital

UWTSD Stand

 

1300 - 1400

An opportunity to meet poet Menna Elfyn and discuss her new book about Eluned Phillips

UWTSD Stand

 

1330

Characters and Stories – Canolfan Peniarth chat with Catrin Beard about the use of characters in books for education purposes.

Y Babell Lên

 

1500 – 1600

Linda and Heddwen discuss Welsh medium PGCE provision

UWTSD Stand

 

1630

‘Begin the Good Times – an event for prospective and current students. 

UWTSD Stand

Friday

1200 - 1300

Prof Densil D Morgan launches his book, Cristnogaeth, Dirfodaeth a'r Bywyd Da

(Christianity, Existentialism and the Good Life)

UWTSD Stand

 

1300 - 1400

Canolfan Berfformio Cymru Recital

UWTSD Stand

 

1330

Rhamant Rhydychen: Dr Brinley Jones delivers the University of Wales / University of Wales Trinity Saint David Annual Lecture on the appeal of Oxford for generations from Wales over the centuries.

Y Babell Lên

 

1400 - 1500

Mr Phormiwla talk RAP

UWTSD Stand

Saturday

1300 - 1400

Canolfan Berfformio Cymru Recital

UWTSD Stand

Note to Editor

For more information about the University's schedule at the National Eisteddfod, contact
Sian Elin Davies by emailing sian-elin.davies@uwtsd.ac.uk or by calling 01267 676908 / 07449 998476.