Press Releases 2014-2015

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

03.08.2015

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 Meifod, Powys. From Saturday, August 1st until Saturday, August 8th, the activities and events will vary from face painting 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

Venue

Saturday, August 1st

11:00am onwards

Face painting and arts and crafts activities

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

Sunday, August 2nd

11:00am onwards

Face painting and arts and crafts activities

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

Monday, August 3rd

11:00am onwards

Ffa-la la  - Entertainment and music for children

 

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

 

12:00pm

 

 

 

 

Information session on the National Entity  - Welsh for Adults

 

Maes D

 

12.45pm – 1.15pm

Eurig Salisbury talking to Catrin Beard about saints in medieval Welsh poetry

Y Babell Lên

(University of Wales and University of Wales Trinity Saint David session)

Tuesday, August 4th

All Day

Alumni day for former students of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

 

10:00am – 12:00pm

Information session on the National Entity  - Welsh for Adults

Maes D

 

11:00am

Ffa-la la  - Entertainment and music for children

 

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

 

12.45pm – 1.15pm

Russell Davies talking to Catrin Beard about social Welsh history between 1870 and 1948,

Concentrating on those events that formed twentieth century Wales

Y Babell Lên

(University of Wales and University of Wales Trinity Saint David session)

 

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Information session on the National Entity  - Welsh for Adults

Maes D

Wednesday, August 5th

10:00am – 12:00pm

Information session on the National Entity  - Welsh for Adults

Maes D

 

1:00pm:

Writing workshop with

Anni Llyn

Pabell Lên y Plant

 

 

1:30pm – 2:00pm: 

Manon Steffan Ros and Gwydion Wynne talking to Catrin Beard about children’s literature  

Y Babell Lên

(University of Wales and University of Wales Trinity Saint David session)

 

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Information session on the National Entity  - Welsh for Adults

Maes D

 

3:00pm

Launch of the Wales Perforance Centre and the new Welsh medium BA Perfformio course

 

University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

Thursday, August 6th

2.30pm

Professor Densil Morgan introduces his new publication, Y Deugain Mlynedd Hyn: Diwinydda yng Nghymru 1972-2015

University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

 

1.30pm – 2:00pm

Rhiannon Ifans talks to Catrin Beard about St Valentine

Y Babell Lên

(University of Wales and University of Wales Trinity Saint David session)

 

3:00pm

Rap Mêts, Mr Phormula

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

Friday, August 7th

11:00am

An event to update partners on the developments of Canolfan S4C Yr Egin

University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

 

11:00am

Rap Mêts, Mr Phormula

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

 

1.30pm – 2.15pm

University of Wales and University of Wales Trinity Saint David lecture - Mererid Hopwood-  "Fuoch chi yng Nghwm Alltcafan?" T Llew Jones

Y Babell Lên

(University of Wales and University of Wales Trinity Saint David session)

 

2:00pm

Exploring the Environment – story session and arts and crafts activities

Ogof Peniarth @ the University of Wales Trinity Saint David stand

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 / 07449998476.

 

 

Note to Editor

  1. For more information please contact Sian-Elin Davies, Senior PR and Communications Officer, on 01267 676908 / sian-elin.davies@tsd.uwtsd.ac.uk/ 07449 998476
  2. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David was established in 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College, Carmarthen. On 1 August 2013 the Swansea Metropolitan University merged with the University
  3. The University’s Royal Charter 1828 is the oldest in Wales, and it is third behind Oxford and Cambridge in Wales and England. HRH Prince of Wales is the Patron of the University
  4. On 1 August, 2013 Coleg Sir Gâr merged with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Group, however they will keep their own brand. Coleg Ceredigion merged with the Group on 1 January 2014