National Library of Wales at the National Eisteddfod.

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

04/08/2014 12:00am - 08/08/2014 5:30pm


Festival Fields
Millennium Coastal Park in Llanelli SA15 4DP

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The National Library of Wales will be hosting a range of events around the First World War Centenary Commemoration at the National Eisteddfod. The Library is hoping to display the National Eisteddfod chair from 1914, the only modern day Eisteddfod to have been cancelled due to the outbreak of war.

Stand 401-405, The National Eisteddfod, Llanelli

Monday 4 August 12:00pm

Showing of the film ‘Hedd Wyn’ (pending copyright)

Monday 4 August 12:30pm

First World War discussion with Dr Gethin Matthews (Swansea University) and Aled Eirug, chaired by Lyn Lewis Dafis.

Thursday 7 August 2:30pm People’s Collection Wales are holding a First World War event with the First Minister’s Expert Adviser and President of the Library, Prof Sir Deian Hopkin.

Friday 8 August 2:30pm

Author Gwyn Jenkins talking about his latest book ‘Cymry’r Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf’