Welcome to Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni

- the annual arts event for young people and adults with dance, drama, music and writing competitions for everyone, regardless of your language or where you live.

How to enter - Competitors aged 5 -11

The Abergavenny Eisteddfod is open to any competitors, wherever they live, if they want to compete in either Welsh or English, and if they are individuals or part of a school, club or other organisation. Read more

How to enter - Competitors aged 11-18

Anyone aged 11-18 is welcome to enter. You don't have to live locally and you can compete in either Welsh or English. Read more

How to enter - Competitors 18+

The Abergavenny Eisteddfod is open to any competitors, wherever they live. Vocal performances may be in Welsh, English or the song's original language, for all except the Welsh Solo competition. Read more

Visiting the Abergavenny Eisteddfod

Visitors are welcome, to support performers and applaud the talent on show! We hold the events in Welsh and English so that everyone can understand and enjoy them. Read more


Between 1834 and 1853, ten eisteddfodau were held in Abergavenny, organised by Cymreigyddion Y Fenni, the Welsh language society which still meets today. Read more about the Eisteddfod's History

About the Eisteddfod

The Abergavenny Eisteddfod aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for children and young people to practise their performance skills through the medium of English or Welsh. Read more

Need more information?

For more information please get in touch with Abergavenny Eisteddfod

Latest news

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Abergavenny Eisteddfod - 2018
Byyfenny46 Apr 8, 2020

Eisteddfod 2020 Cancelled due to Coronavirus

Unfortunately, because of the Coronavirus this year’s Abergavenny Adult Eisteddfod must be cancelled. We look forward to a successful Eisteddfo

Abergavenny and Sugar Loaf from the castle
Byyfenny46 Dec 6, 2019

CANCELLED – Abergavenny Eisteddfod 2020

Children & young people's Eisteddfod King Henry VIII Schoool 21 March 2020 Adult Eisteddfod Methodist Church, Abergavenny 13 June 2020