Prepare for return to stage: Forbes Eisteddfod entries are open

Whether you're a pianist, a dancer or a proud grandparent, you'll be pleased to hear that the dates have been set for the 2021 Forbes Eisteddfod!

St Laurence's in the school dance in 2019.

St Laurence's in the school dance in 2019.

After a COVID-enforced year off in 2020, the Forbes Eisteddfod committee is back and they have now announced entries will open online for this year's event.

The music, vocal, speech and drama, instrumental and schools sections will return to Forbes Town Hall from June 9 to 16 this year.

Dance has been scheduled for July 3 to 11.

All entries are to be submitted online via

The entries in the Town Hall sections close on May 2, and dance entries close May 16.

More information can be found on the Forbes Eisteddfod website

This year's rules and set pieces will also be published on the website.

Best wishes to all our local performers as you prepare to return to the stage this year, we're really looking forward to it!