Urdd Eisteddfod, Flintshire 30th May - 4th June 2016

The Wales for Peace team are running an action packed programme of activities at this year's Urdd Eisteddfod - the national youth festival of Wales - in Flintshire from Monday 30th May to Saturday 4th June 2016.   

Wales for Peace at the Urdd Eisteddfod - Download the Programme (PDF)

Picture: Welsh Cartoonist @HuwAaron gathering youth views on peace today for next year's Goodwill Message @EisteddfodUrdd

The 2016 Message of Peace & Goodwill

'Conscience & Choice: Building Blocks of Peace'

Marking the centenary of military conscription in 1916, the 2016 message remembers those who spoke out against war.

Peace & Goodwill Exhibition: The Story of the Message

National Library of Wales Tent, from Monday 30th May 

Enjoy an introduction to the history of the Peace & Goodwill message with WCIA, the Urdd and People’s Collection Wales.


CREATE A PEACE MURAL with cartoonist Huw Aaron 10-11.00 Monday & Tuesday

LUNCHTIME FUN 13-14.00 Thursday and Friday 

  • Giant Jenga game with ‘building blocks of peace’
  • Create your own peace message
  • Badge Making
  • Fairtrade bag painting

DRAMA WORKSHOP 10-12.00 Friday and Saturday

Launch of Urdd ‘Hidden Histories’ Appeal and Peace Heroes Awards

Wednesday 1st June, 11.30 National Library of Wales Tent

Could you be part of the story?

Shaping the Future of the Message  

Wednesday 1st June, 15.00, Swyddfa’r Urdd

Young people’s consultation – shape the future of the Peace & Goodwill Message & Peace Heroes Awards.

Wikipedia Editathon

Friday 3rd June , 10.00-16.00 National Library of Wales Tent

Use your digital skills for peace building.


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