Jersey Eisteddfod: Deutsche Bank Festival of Creative Arts 2006 begins on 9th March

6 March 2006

Contact: Sari Cuming, Marketing Manager, sari.cuming@db.com

Source: Issued by the Jersey Eisteddfod

Location: Jersey

The Deutsche Bank Festival of Creative Arts, the Jersey Eisteddfod, takes place from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th March at the RJA & HS Exhibition Hall, Trinity.

The Exhibition will be open to the public from Thursday 9th until Sunday 12th March from 10am – 6 p.m. It will close on Sunday at 4 p.m. This year’s categories include Adult and Youth Art and Craft, Floral Art, Needlework, Photography and Schools’ Art and Craft.

There is a nominal entry fee of £1 for adults. Children are free of charge. During the Festival its visitors can see nearly 3,000 works of art and craft on display. As well as craft demonstrations there will be light lunches and refreshments available at the venue.

Christine Hamon, General Administrator for the Jersey Eisteddfod commented: “It’s a great honour to be a part of such an exciting festival. There are countless talented people whose ages range from under 8 to over 80 years participating and the Jersey Eisteddfod gives them an opportunity to share their particular talent with the whole community".

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