GET ready for loads of drama at the Urdd Eisteddfod today.

It's the middle of a rather gloomy week in the Vale of Clwyd, but that hasn't stopped throngs of visitors from attending the Maes in Denbigh.

The highlight of today will come at 3pm when the winner of this year's drama medal will be announce.

It might be worth taking the waterproofs and brolly once again if you're planning to visit the Eisteddfod today.

SEE: Successes on stage for youngsters in the region

According to the Met Office forecase, there will be heavy rain up until 9am, while the remainder of the day is looking fine, with sunshine anticipated at last during the afternoon!

Competition, as always, will start at 9am.

In the Coch pavilion, the first contest is the years seven-to-nine harp solo and over in the Gwyn pavilion, the action begins with the year six and below individual hip-hop dancing.

Meanwhile, in the Gwyrdd pavilion, the first competition of the day is the year six and below Adran recitation group.