Suffolk's Own Eisteddfod

Saturday 26th November 2016

1.00pm                      Welcome to the day & introduction to the Judges

1.15pm Marion Leeper (retiring Chief Skald) regales us with a story 

1.40pm The Poetry Contest begins

1.45pm  Contestant #1 - Barrie de Lara

1.50pm Contestant #2 - Beverley Price

1.55pm Contestant #3 - Nick Ford

2.00pm Contestant #4 - Kaaren Whitney

2.05pm Judges retire to consult and vote, whilst Robin Herne runs a poetry writing workshop

2.30pm The judges return, winner of the Skaldic Poet's Chair & Crown is announced and takes his/her Throne

2.40pm                      The Storytelling Contest begins

2.45pm                      Contestant #1 - Sarah Walker

3.00pm                      Contestant #2 - Simon Hooton

3.15pm                      Contestant #3 - Malcolm Busby

3.30pm                      Contestant #4 - Rachel O'Leary

3.45pm                      Contestant #5 - Glenys Newton

4.00pm                      Judges retire to consult and vote, whilst Robin Herne entertains with a story

4.20pm                      The judges return, winner of the Skaldic Storyteller's Chair & Crown is announced and takes his/her Throne

4.30pm                      Both winners set the theme for next year

4.40pm                      Thanks to all who took part, and close of the Eisteddfod