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Pontcanna Fields, Site Of National Eisteddfod 2008

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NPRN415976
Map ReferenceST17NE
Grid ReferenceST1693077660
Unitary (Local) AuthorityCardiff
Old CountyGlamorgan
CommunityRiverside
Type Of SiteSHOWGROUND
Period21st Century
Description
nSite of the 2008 National Eisteddfod, the first time in 30 years that the Eisteddfod had been held in Cardiff. The National Eisteddfod is a celebration of Welsh Culture, with music, dance, poetry and recitation competitions, as well as theatre, arts and craft exhibitions, a literature pavillion, trade stands and other exhibitions. The Eisteddfod was held from 2-9th August, and had over 150,000 visitors during the week.

Photographed during aerial reconnaissance by RCAHMW on 12th Nov. 2008.
L. Osborne, 8th Feb. 2012.