2021 Eisteddfod

The 2021 Gympie & District Eisteddfod will be held on Friday 30 July 2021 to Friday 06 August 2021. Due to the closure of the Civic Centre, this year’s Eisteddfod will be at The Pavilion (Gympie Showgrounds).

Please note that all 2020 set pieces will be the set pieces for this year’s Eisteddfod.

The 2021 Schedule of Items is online and entries are now being accepted.

Entries must be received by Friday 30 April 2021.

Thanks for your understanding during this time.

The Gympie & District Eisteddfod Association extends a warm welcome to our website.

The City of Gympie proudly boasts that its heritage is written in the history books as the “city that saved Queensland”. This was possible with the discovery of gold in 1867. The Eisteddfod Association is proud likewise as Gympie held the first Eisteddfod in the State of Queensland.

The Eisteddfod is an annual event with the week providing a platform of performance for the youth of the community involved in cultural pursuits.

The Association’s Aim is: “to foster and nurture the love of the arts in the youth of the community”.

The art forms available to competitors are Piano, Instrumental, Speech and Drama, Vocal/Choral and Dance.

The Gympie Eisteddfod is a junior Eisteddfod offering items in each of the art forms.


PATRON – Mrs. Elizabeth Reid

PRESIDENT – Mrs. Thelma Reisenleiter 54837095

VICE PRESIDENT – Mrs Shirley Byrnes

SECRETARY / TREASURER – Don Thomas 0412 432 120


June Cross, Margot Goldburg, Barry A. Mason


Mrs Elizabeth Reid

Mrs. Val Jones

Mrs. Thelma Reisenleiter

Mr. Barry Mason

Mrs Jackie Hyam

The Eisteddfod Committee advises that they do not provide an Official Accompanist.

Accompanists Available for Gympie Eisteddfod

N.B. Competitors should contact Accompanists directly to discuss rehearsal costs and times.

Franki Anderson
0478 216 393

Susan Lewis
0419 668 689

Kaye Stallmann
0412 492 734

Barry Mason
5482 7626

Any accompanists wishing to be listed here please contact the Secretary.