What's on: On the Field

SUNDAY JULY 9
Llanfest
Manic Street Preachers

Sunday 9 July 2017
Tickets: Seated £65 / Standing £50
Sunday is the closing party of the week as thousands of revellers descend on the festival field for a day of rock, pop and good times. Leave your expectations at the door as this year isn’t your usual Llanfest… Sponsored by Aldi

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Tuesday 4 July
On the field

The Eisteddfod opens with International Children’s Day, hosted by CBBC presenter Storm Huntley. There will be children’s craft activities and musical instruments, along with giant outdoor games throughout the week.
Besides this you can be entertained by magicians, stilt walkers, jugglers and circus acts and really get into the spirit of the Eisteddfod.

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Wednesday 5 July
On the field

The field will be alive with lively performances from Spanish, Welsh and Irish folk dancers. Along with this there will be Greek dancing workshops to improve your moves and also music from Italian operas

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Friday 7 July
On the field

Immerse yourself in the Chinese culture with music and dance from the Confucius Institute, or try either Chinese kite making, Japanese Taiko Drumming or Indian Bollywood Dancing. Into the evening there will also be amphitheatre sessions with Heal the Last Stand and Jazz Hour at 6pm

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Saturday 8 July
On the field

We have a diverse range of performers from contemporary and traditional African music to an acapella group that have unique pop/gospel covers. Children can join in with our bubble workshops, and be amazed by magic shows and Punch and Judy performances

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Jazz Hour – 6pm

WALES PLAYS BRAZIL – TUESDAY 4th JULY  Twenty years after he recorded his celebrated album, “Wales Plays Brazil”, featuring tenor sax star Dave O’Higgins, guitarist Trefor Owen has put together this exciting Latin-flavoured quintet which revisits a number of his own original lyrical compositions from the CD plus some well-chosen standards by composers like Antonio… Read more »

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Amphitheatre Restaurant

Event in a Tent is teaming up with Catherine Skates Catering to bring you the new pop-up Amphitheatre Restaurant, hosted in the grounds of the Eisteddfod, July 3-9. Take a break from the excitement of the Eisteddfod to enjoy a delicious meal under the shade of their Tipis.

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