New archdruid T James Jones installed in Wrexham

Tuesday 6 July 2010, 15:30

Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

Tagged with:

A new archdruid has been installed in Wrexham as part of National Eisteddfod ceremonies in Wrexham. The proclamation ceremony was held to celebrate that the north Wales town will host the 2011 National Eisteddfod.

Poet and playwright T James Jones, whose bardic name is Jim Parc Nest, won the National Eisteddfod crown twice, and was the chaired bard at the Flintshire Eisteddfod in Mold in 2007. He succeeds the previous archdruid Dic Jones, who died in 2009.

This year's National Eisteddfod will take place from 31 July-7 August in Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, on the site of the former Ebbw Vale steelworks.

Read more on the story on the BBC Wales News website and browse the BBC Eisteddfod website for further information.

Tagged with:

Comments

Be the first to comment

This entry is now closed for comments

Share this page

More Posts

Previous
iSteddfod app launches for Apple's iPhone

Tuesday 6 July 2010, 12:24

Next
Sex, oysters and Steve Jones: it's only a session by John Mouse!

Tuesday 6 July 2010, 16:13

About this Blog

Behind the scenes on our biggest shows, the stories you won't see on TV & highlights from Welsh history, arts and music.

Follow us on Twitter & Facebook for the latest posts.

Blog Updates

Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.

Subscribe using:

What are feeds?

BBC Wales tweets