Hi there! We notice you are using an Adblock tool.

Kasterborous produces five or more pieces of original content daily (over 100 every month). Our writers are volunteers, offering their services to give you interesting Doctor Who articles and features.

Money raised through advertising on this site is reinvested into hosting costs, competition prizes, review materials and occasional gifts for our contributors.

To help us maintain our wide breadth and high standard of content, whitelist our non-profit site to continue enjoying it without these pop-ups.

TARDIS Heralds Eisteddfod

The Urdd National Eisteddfod has opened in Cardiff, offering 15,000 competitors between five and 25, the chance to perform for prizes in singing, dancing, recital, art, prose and other events – and the event has been declared open by the presence of the TARDIS on the roof of the Wales Millennium Centre!

The Police Box prop was transported onto the venue on Sunday – where it will remain throughout the weeke – before crowds of onlookers that measured a fraction of the 100,000 visitors from across Wales expected over the next week to enjoy and compete in the events.

Aled Sion – director of the Urdd National Esiteddfod – explains the importance of the Millenium Centre to the eisteddfod:

“It’s a great achievement that we can do it in the WMC let alone the Senedd. What other nation would let a youth organisation take over its best stage and its government building for a whole week?”

Sadly due to funding arrangements this will be the last time the event takes place in Cardiff for some time. In the meantime all the very best wishes to everyone taking part in events at the Urdd!


Christian Cawley

About

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


Please note that responses to this post are subject to our comments policy.

© 2005-2015 Kasterborous. Theme Old Paper by ThunderThemes.net