Eisteddfod at Ebbw Vale

Items relating to the 1958 Eisteddfod at Ebbw Vale.
Aerial view of Ebbw Vale Gorsedd Circle taken in 1972. The circle was built to commemorate the National Eisteddfod of 1958. It was re-sited in 1996.
Video footage of the celebrated Chairing of the Bard at the National Eisteddfod. The winner was T. Llew Jones for his poem 'Caerllion-ar-Wysg'.
Paul Robeson and his wife Eslanda were invited as special guests to the National Eisteddfod held in Ebbw Vale in August 1958. Here he was presented with a Welsh hymn book to mark his visit, and he spoke of the importance of his Welsh links: ...
Paul Robeson at the National Eisteddfod Ebbw Vale 1958 with Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee
T. Llew Jones was chaired at the Ebbw Vale Eisteddfod in 1958 for his poem, 'Caerllion-ar-Wysg'. He was chaired again the following year at Caernarfon. Photographed by Geoff Charles. Reproduced by kind permission of The National Library of...
T. Llew Jones was chaired at the Ebbw Vale Eisteddfod in 1958 for his poem, 'Caerllion-ar-Wysg'. He was chaired again the following year at Caernarfon. Photographed by Geoff Charles. Reproduced by kind permission of The National Library of...
A film showing the practices and preparations in and around the Ebbw Vale area by the choirs, groups and individuals competing at the 1958 National Eisteddfod.
Film footage of the National Eisteddfod at Ebbw Vale in 1958. This footage was filmed on behalf of the owners of the steelworks at Ebbw Vale, Richard Thomas and Baldwin.
Film footage of competitions at the 1958 Eisteddfod in Ebbw Vale. The footage was filmed for the owners of the local steelworks, Richard Thomas and Baldwin.
 
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