The National Eisteddfod of Wales

We will be hosting several events during the 2018 National Eisteddfod of Wales which will be held in Cardiff from 3-11 August. We have also sponsored the making of this year's Crown.


Eisteddfod crown

Chance to view University-sponsored Crown

7 June 2018

Designer used 600 pieces of wood veneer to create Eisteddfod Crown

Dylan Foster Evans

Gorsedd honour for Head of School of Welsh

4 May 2018

Eisteddfod to recognise contribution to education

Hefin Jones

Eisteddfod honour for Dr Hefin Jones

30 April 2018

Medal for lifelong contribution of ‘inspiring lecturer’ and researcher.

Children smiling

Our work

We're looking forward to meeting Eisteddfod visitors so we can share information about our work in Wales and beyond.

Down's Syndrome Vision Research Unit

Our impact

Our researchers are working across several disciplines to create a positive impact throughout Wales and around the world.

Brain Games at the 2016 National Eisteddfod


Find out what happened at the Cardiff University stand at the 2017 Eisteddfod.