One of Europe’s largest cultural festivals will be coming to Ceredigion in August 2022. Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru / National Eisteddfod of Wales will be held in Tregaron from 30 July until 6 August 2022.

The National Eisteddfod is a celebration of Welsh culture, a mix of talent competitions and evening concerts, gigs, plays and exhibitions; and in the main pavilion there are colourful and unique ceremonies.

Learn more about the Eisteddfod with A Guide To The Eisteddfod Booklet.

For more information, visit the Eisteddfod’s website.

While the Eisteddfod is being held in Ceredigion, why not explore our beautiful towns, coast and countryside?

Watch this video to familiarise yourself with the county:

More information can be found on Discover Ceredigion's website.

Five facts about Tregaron:

  • Tregaron is a market town and a livestock market remains in the town today
  • The river flowing through the town is called Afon Brenig
  • There is a church and chapel in the town – St Caron’s Church and Bwlchgwynt Chapel
  • There is a monument on the square to the Apostle of Peace, Henry Richard
  • Tregaron was an important part of the drovers’ route and Aberystwyth and Tregaron Bank was opened in 1810 to issue its own bank notes. The number of black sheep (y defaid du) engraved on the banknotes indicated the number of pounds. Original bank notes can be seen at Ceredigion Museum

Read more about Tregaron and area on Discover Ceredigion’s website.

A number of big and small Eisteddfodau are held across the county.

It was the Lord Rhys, prince of Deheubarth, who held the first eisteddfod - a gathering of poets and musicians competing to be declared the best among their peers - at his new castle in Cardigan in 1176. Today, across Ceredigion, competitors of all ages from far and wide keep the eisteddfod alive and thriving.

Read more about the Eisteddfod tradition in Ceredigion on Discover Ceredigion’s website.

Welcome to Pentre' Ceredigion.

This is where Ceredigion County Council will be located during the Eisteddfod.

This year, the National Eisteddfod of Wales is being held in Ceredigion, and in the Pentre' Ceredigion area you will get a taste of the county in all its glory.

We have an extensive play area for children and young people, a green area to relax and admire nature, and a performing stage called 'Llwfyan-ni' which will be full of exciting events and performances.

There are also wooden huts where we will be supporting small businesses from the county throughout the week, and various events, talks and workshops will be held in the main building to celebrate Ceredigion as the ideal place to live, belong, learn and succeed.

Remember to drop by. We'll see you there.

Pentre' Ceredigion's timetable can be seen below:

Pentre' Ceredigion's Timetable

More activities and events can be found on the Eisteddfod's website:

Eisteddfod 2022 Timetables

Additional bus services are being provided from Aberystwyth, Lampeter and Aberaeron to the Maes by independent commercial companies.

To see the timetables and buy tickets, visit the Eisteddfod’s website: Buses to the Eisteddfod

Information on parking arrangements and possible disruptions to waste services in and around Tregaron can be found here: Eisteddfod Ceredigion.

More information on how to reach the Maes, by car or public transport, can be found on the Eisteddfod’s website.

Travel Restrictions

A number of traffic restrictions will be in force in Ceredigion during the National Eisteddfod of Wales.

Check what restrictions are in place and follow the signs and information that will guide you as you travel during this period.

Lampeter Parking Notice

Various Roads One-way Clearway Speed Notice

Temporary Prohibition and Restriction of Waiting and Loading and Unloading Map - Lampeter

Temporary 20mph Speed Limits Map - The National Eisteddfod Tregaron

Temporary 30mph Speed Limits Map - The National Eisteddfod Tregaron

Temporary 40mph Speed Limits Map - The National Eisteddfod Tregaron

Temporary Introduction of Clearways Map - Tregaron

Temporary Introduction of Clearways Map - Lampeter

Temporary Change to Traffic Flow Map - The National Eisteddfod Tregaron

Temporary Change to Traffic Flow Map - Ponterwyd

Temporary Change to Traffic Flow Map - Llanfarian