Thursday 5 July 2018
On the Field

A Century’s Perspectives on Peace – In 2018 the world will be commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War. During the Eisteddfod week we will be acknowledging this anniversary by recognising influences on art and society from the year 1918, and how the momentous events of the First World War shaped different perspectives on peace.

On the field

Amphitheatre Stage – Be inspired by tales of mythical women and their role in our cultural heritage in our Storytelling session with Anne Lister.

The Globe Stage – Listen out for music from Lili Boulanger with performances from North Wales Opera @ 11:30 and 14:30

The Harmony Centre – Join our Floral Committee from 3pm for floral workshops.

Dance Workshops – Join NEW Dance and Kajal Sharma for dance workshops throughout the day.

Into the evening … from 4:30pm

Timetable for the Stages

Check out our Festival Site Map to see all the stages: http://international-eisteddfod.co.uk/information/festival-site-map/

 

Lindop Toyota World Stage

Artist/Event Details Time
KorRey A non – competitive choir from the Iceland 10.00
Mahidol University Choir A university choir from Thailand 10.30
Kajal Sharma Join in and learn Indian Classical Kathak and Bollywood Dance in this colourful workshop 11.00
Mother Touch Dance Group A children’s dance group from Zimbabwe 12.00
Reine Männersache Zellhausen A men’s choir from Germany 12.30
Rhythm Performing Arts A non-competitive dance group from India 13.00
Calgary Girls Choir A girls choir from Canada 13.30
Sapat Dance Group A dance group from Kyrgyzstan 14.00
Cathays Brass A instrumental ensemble group from Cardiff 14.30
Folk Lore Dance Association A dance group from India 15.00
Kajal Sharma Join in and learn Indian Classical Kathak and Bollywood Dance in this colourful workshop 15.30
Folk Sessions with Chris Greve Born in London and raised in Canada, Chris has a passion for the Folk/Celtic genre and currently performs regularly across the UK 17.00
Folk Sessions with Brenig Performers of beautiful melodic original folk and contemporary songs. 18.15

 

The Atkinson & Kirby Stage

Artist/Event Details Time
Brisbane Grammar School Chamber Strings A non-competitive instrumental ensemble group from Australia 10.00
Brisbane Grammar School Concert Band A non-competitive instrumental ensemble group from Australia 10.30
North Wales Opera Studio Join the North Wales Opera Studio with repertoire from the composer Lili Boulanger and arias from the opera Faust 11.15
NEW Dance Workshop Join NEW Dance for dance and movement workshops, which will focus on the women who pushed the boundaries imposed by a male dominated society during World War One. Taking inspiration from the Women’s Auxiliary Corps to important women of the time such as Betty Ford and Rita Heyworth. The workshop will be accessible for all. 12.30
Confucius Institute A group from the Confucius Institute representing china bringing to the stage Chinese music, dance and instrumental performances 13.45
North Wales Opera Studio Join the North Wales Opera Studio with repertoire from the composer Lili Boulanger and arias from the opera Faust 14.30
Madalene Kirby Local singer songwriter Madalene sings elegant melodies with sophisticated lyrics, delivered with a pure voice and fingerstyle guitar. 15.45
Into the evening … from 16.45
Jazz Sessions with Sonya Smith A singer and songwriter influenced by the traditions of blues, roots and country music. 16.45
Jazz Sessions with Grant Russell Quartet’s East Coast Jazz

 

Supported by North Wales Jazz 18.00

 

The British Ironworks Amphitheatre Stage

Artist/Event Details Time
NEW Dance Workshops Join NEW Dance for dance and movement workshops, which will focus on the women who pushed the boundaries imposed by a male dominated society during World War One. Taking inspiration from the Women’s Auxiliary Corps to important women of the time such as Betty Ford and Rita Heyworth. The workshop will be accessible for all. 10.30
Storytelling with Anne Lister Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, storyteller and writer whose career spans almost 50 years in the industry. Anne Lister, will be reciting her renowned stories about Mythical Legends 11.45
Kajal Sharma Join in and learn Indian Classical Kathak and Bollywood Dance in this colourful workshop. 12.45
Storytelling with Anne Lister Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, storyteller and writer whose career spans almost 50 years in the industry. Anne Lister, will be reciting her renowned stories about Mythical Legends 14.00
Dance Africa Foundation A dance group from Ghana 15.00
The Gathering Join our competitors at the gathering 15.30
Amphitheatre Sessions with Anne Lister Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, storyteller and writer whose career spans almost 50 years in the industry. Anne Lister, will be performing her renowned songs that have spanned as far as the UK, USA and Ireland. 17.00
Amphitheatre Sessions with Mair Thomas Traditional Welsh music, singer, songwriter Mair Thomas sings with a melodic, folk, country voice, bilingually for all audiences. 18.15