April 19-21, 2024 Stratford

Ontario Welsh Festival

The 2024 Ontario Welsh Festival will be held April 19-21 in Stratford, Ontario at the Best Western Arden Park Hotel and the Avondale United Church. The Schedule page shows the overview of the weekend. Registration is now open. See Registration & Hotel page for details on how to book.

The Voices of Wales concert featuring award-winning soloists Steffan Lloyd Owen, Bartione and Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Tenor accompanied by Rhiannon Pritchard will be on Sat. April 20, 2024 at the Avondale United Church in Stratford, Ontario.

We are also very happy to announce that Sheryl Clay-Newell is this year’s recipient of The Gold Award. Please join us at the Gold Award Celebration Banquet on Sat. April 20, 2024 when Sheryl will receive her award. The winners of the Limerick Contest will also be announced at the Banquet. Read more on the Limerick Contest page.

Don’t miss the other fabulous events: Noson Lawen, Language Seminar, Dramatically Different Stratford Tour, and the Gymanfa Ganu.

We are so grateful that this Festival established in 1961 can continue. We appreciate the support of our volunteers and Festival attendees. As many of you know, we operate the Festival on a shoestring budget, and donations are welcomed at our Eventbrite Fundraising page. If you would like to make a cheque donation (made out to O.G.G.A.), please email fundraising@ontariowelshfestival.ca for mailing address information (it changes annually). Sponsorship opportunities will also be available at registration time.

The 2023 Ontario Welsh Festival held April 21-23 was a resounding success! Read more in the Festival Report 2023.

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