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Eisteddfod for adults: 17 June 2017

Literature competitions

The Abergavenny Eisteddfod is open to any competitors, wherever they live. There are literature competitions for Welsh and English speakers, and for Welsh learners. The Welsh learners' competition is kindly sponsored by Coleg Gwent.

Please see the entry form below for more details and lists of the competitions.

Dates and times

  • Closing date for entries: 2 June 2017
  • Presentation of prizes: at Gala Concert, Abergavenny Borough Theatre, 7 pm - 10.30, Saturday 17 June 2017

Announcing the winners

If your work has been placed, you will be advised in advance of the Eisteddfod on 17 June, so that if you wish you can come to the stage finals, which are in the form of a concert.  During the concert, the winning literature entries will be revealed and the prizes awarded.  If time allows, selected winning entries will be read out on stage.
Winning entries may be printed in the press and/or the Eisteddfod website.


The prizes are £30, £20, £10 for each of the literature competitions.

How to enter

Please fill in the online entry form, which includes details of the competitions.

Alternatively, you can request an entry form from Rosemary Williams and return it to: (davidwilliams177@btinternet.com) 7 Cwrt Newydd, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1AQ or Mavis Griffiths (griffiths67@gmail.com) 9 St Helen's Road, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 5UY.

On the entries (items of literature) please put your pseudonym only.


  • The adjudicators are: Susan Heathcote (English)  
  • All winning competitors will receive cash prizes and written adjudications.

  • Photographs will be taken and may be used for publicity purposes.

Further information

For any queries, please contact Rosemary Williams (davidwilliams177@btinternet.com) 7 Cwrt Newydd, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1AQ