The Liverpool Welsh

 

Rhaglen yr Ŵyl/Festival Timetable

 

 

 

 


 

First Session 10.30-11.45. Opening of the Festival (in English)

The Birkenhead Welsh and the Eisteddfod: Rev Professor D. Ben Rees.

The Belgian Connection: Emeritus Professor Robert Lee.

Chair: Dr Arthur Thomas.

Second Session 12.00-1.00. Honourable Society of the Cymmrodorion.

      Lecture by Professor Peredur Lynch, University of Bangor, on HEDD WYN

      (in Welsh with translation facilities)

      Chair: Emeritus Professor Prys Morgan, University of Swansea.

 

LUNCH 1.00-1.45

 

Third Session: 2.00-3.00  (Lecture in English)

 

      Dr Huw Edwards, London, on DAVID LOYD GEORGE

      Chair: tba

 

Fourth Session: 3.00-4.00: (in Welsh)

 

      Cadeirio’r Bardd/Chairing of the Poet

      Y Prifardd Geraint Lloyd Owen

      Traddodi’r Feirniadaeth: Dr Robin Gwyndaf, Cardiff.

 

Fifth session: 4.00-5.00   Unveiling of the Hedd Wyn Memorial

 by Gerald Williams

                            

  Compere: Dr Huw Edwards.

I siarad/ to speak:

The Mayor of Birkenhead

Mr Frank Field. M.P.

Emeritus Professor Robert Lee

Mr Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales

The Birkenhead Welsh Society

Merseyside Welsh Heritage Society

The Archdruid of Wales.

 

5.00-6.00      TEA

 

Sixth Session: 6.00-7.00   Crowning of the Poets by the Archdruid

 

Adjudications: Proffessor Deryn Rees Jones (English);

    Aled Lewis Evans (Welsh).

 

Seventh Session: 7.00-8.00   Côr Ieuenctid Môn

                   

 Cadeirydd:Yr Athro Marie Lloyd Williams

 

Eighth Session: 8.30-10.00  CYNGERDD/CONCERT

 

                   Côr Rygbi Gogledd Cymru/North Wales Rugby Choir

                                       Cadeirydd: Lady Evans

                                       Compere: Meurig Rees

 

 

 

BORE SUL / SUNDAY MORNING

 

10.45-12.00: Bilingual Service   Rev. Dr Ben Rees and Ministers

 

12.15–1.45:  LUNCH

 

2.00-3.30:    Cymanfa Ganu / Singing Festival

                   

Rhosllanerchrugog Orpheus Male Voice Choir

                  

Arweinydd/Conductor   Alwyn Humphreys, Cardiff.