Gorsedd


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Gorsedd

(ˈɡɔːsɛð)
n
(Music, other) (in Wales) the bardic institution associated with the eisteddfod, esp a meeting of bards and druids held daily before the eisteddfod
[from Welsh, literally: throne]
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A RUGBY international, a football manager and the widow of an inspirational cancer campaigner joined dozens of ordinary people prominent in their own communities to be honoured by the Gorsedd of Bards at a ceremony at the National Eisteddfod.
A RUGBY international, a football manager and the widow of an inspirational cancer campaigner joined dozens of people who are prominent in their own communities to be honoured by the Gorsedd of Bards at a ceremony at the National Eisteddfod.
KEY members of Wales' successful Euro 2016 campaign will be honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod later this year.
First Minister Carwyn Jones has been honoured by the Gorsedd of the Bards at the National Eisteddfod.
He was invested as an honorary druid in the Gorsedd of the Bards at a colourful ceremony under cloudless skies at the festival in the Vale of Glamorgan yesterday.
Handed out to those deemed to have made a significant contribution to Welsh culture and the Welsh language, membership of the Gorsedd of Bards is the highest honour bestowed by the annual festival.
He was one of about two dozen new members inducted into the Gorsedd, Wales' main literary society, at a ceremony held in a mist-shrouded field jutting out into the Irish Channel.
Dr Williams, who was last month named as the successor to Dr George Carey, was made a member of the Gorsedd of Bards for his contribution to the Welsh language and the culture of Wales.
Dr Rowan Williams, who has been named as the next Archbishop of Canterbury, will tomorrow be admitted as a member of the Gorsedd of Bards during the National Eisteddfod at St David's.
THE Gorsedd of Bards hold their annual general meeting on the Eisteddfod Maes this morning.
MORE than 40 people were invested into the Gorsedd of Bards during the first of five colourful ceremonies on the Eisteddfod Maes.
Now those treats will be available at the former caretaker's shelter in Gorsedd Gardens at the newly-named Brodie's Coffee Cabin.