August 16, 2018

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2018

Jo Stevens MP standing underneath an archway which reads EISTEDDFOD

This year the Eisteddfod – Wales’ national celebration of the arts – was held in Cardiff Bay. The festival moves around Wales each year, holding competitions for music and poetry, along with outdoor performances and opportunities to share with and meet representatives from organisations right across the country. This year for the first time, the ‘Maes’ or main field was …

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August 14, 2018

Pobol y Cwm Set Visit

Pobol y Cwm is Wales’ iconic soap opera. It’s been on our screens since the 1970s and is still popular today. During the Eisteddfod week, S4C and BBC open the doors to the show’s set and backlot to over 1000 visitors. I joined a group for a tour of the sets and to meet with some of the producing team …

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