Children on song at eisteddfod

Town Hall will be a very busy place over the next week with hundreds of young performers taking the stage.

The 2019 Forbes Eisteddfod got under way on Thursday, with preschools and infants schools the first to perform.

Vocalists take the stage Saturday, speech and drama performers Sunday and piano Tuesday.

Primary school groups will entertain from 9am Monday with choral speech, percussion and instrumental ensemble performances.

The popular open band section is from 6pm Monday night, with 18 groups including the Forbes Town and District Band, the Lachlan Regional Orchestra and a host of other local performers.

School dance sections round out the Town Hall competitions from 9.30am Wednesday.