Adult Competitions – Literature

The Adult Stage Competitions & Literature Eisteddfod is to be held on Saturday, 29th June 2024.

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.

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

Dates and times

Closing date for 2024 entries:  June 1st 2024
Presentation of prizes: Abergavenny Eisteddfod, June 29th 2024. Methodist Chapel, Castle Road NP7 5EH

Announcing the winners

If your work has been placed, you will be advised in advance of the Eisteddfod on 24th 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.

Winning entries may be printed in the press and/or the Eisteddfod website.

The first prize is £30; second is £20 and third is £10.

How to enter
Please download the entry form as a Word document, or the PDF version, both of which include details of the competitions and how to submit.

Closing date June 1st 2024

Details of competitions

Short Story or Fantasy
I was awoken to a horrendous noise…
No more than 1000 words

Write a poem up to 20 lines on the topic ‘Earth’

Write a Limerick using the word ‘heating’. 5 lines.


Entry to the Concert will be £3
Photographs will be taken and may be used for publicity purposes.

Further information
For any queries, please contact Rosemary Williams (01873 811814 or 07929 609689)