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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. 

 

 



Rev Dr D. Ben Rees

- is an adopted Liverpudlian, who has served the city
 in social, religious, political and academic life with
 a great deal of enthusiasm.

 

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