The Welsh National Eisteddfod is opened in the ruins of Carnarvon (Caernarfon) Castle.
Item title reads - Welsh National Eisteddfod opened in historic ruins of the castle - but wet weather marred the usually picturesque scene. Carnarvon (Caernarfon) Wales.
L/S of people stood in a circle in the castle ruins, M/S of a sword in its scabbard which is lifted and then lowered by various men. A woman takes a small crown and places it in a big cow's horn. M/S of someone playing a harp, a man is stood next to him, another man is stood on a platform making a speech.