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Here you will find all you need to know about the Arts Festival that is held in Caerleon every summer together with other events, scheduled throughout the year.

We want you to easily access information on Festival events and keep you in touch with what is happening and how to book tickets. You can share your views with us too so we are in touch.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Spiers & Boden – UK Tour June ‘22

Described by The Guardian as ‘the finest instrumental duo on the traditional scene’, Spiers & Boden first rocketed onto the music scene in 2001, quickly winning a clutch of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and going on to form and front the extraordinarily successful folk big band Bellowhead. The duo reformed in 2021 after a seven-year hiatus, arriving with a brand new album ‘Fallow Ground’ which went on to reach number 3 in September ‘21’s Official Folk Albums Chart and was a Mojo top 10 folk album of 2021.

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Côr Meibion Caldicot – Caldicot Male Voice Choir

The Choir was formed in 1963 and has risen to be arguably one of Wales' leading male voice choirs.  It has toured extensively throughout the USA and Europe. Will be performing prior to performance of Midsummer Night's Dream

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The FESTIVAL PLAYERS – Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

FESTIVAL PLAYERS - Patron: Dame Judi Dench. This will be preceded by the Côr Meibion Caldicot Male Voice Choir at 6.15pm - 7pm. A truly wonderful opportunity to see an open air performance in an unique setting. Picnics welcome. Bring your own seats/rugs. Bar & Food on site courtesy of The Priory Hotel.

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Rokgrass Hillbilly Rock Band

The Hillbilly brothers Will Lee and Stefan bring some Rokgrass originals to their set list for your entertainment. The Rokgrass Hillbilly Rock Band are certainly different in playing their own style when covering the  songs you know.

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Hello again Field Workers

Gateway Project Management Team It’s that time of year yet again, and as you can see, the Team can’t wait! The meadow is nice and dry, and ready for trimming. Paths will be mowed, and the cuttings need to be cleared and this is where we need your help, the same as last year, and here’s a […]

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Review: Daoiri Farrell

Daoiri’s return to Caerleon was triumphant.  At ease in the splendid Church where the accoustics so suit him, his voice soared, perfectly synchronised with his magnificent bouzouki playing.  The songs described by Daoiri as some tragic, some happy – all beautifully written,  he aspires to serve well.  Performed with such passion and precision he succeeded. […]

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2022 Caerleon Festival POSTER

CAERLEON FESTIVAL, OUR 20th YEAR! The programme in brief. Daoiri Farrell, Folk Star, St. Cadoc’s Church 6th May – an aperitif for…. THE SUMMER SPECIAL  25th June ’til 10th July Spiers & Boden, Folk Stars, in the Church 25th June The Grand Opening, 30th June, Hanbury Quayside with Piping Hot & the Blues Sisters ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, 1st July, Amphitheatre supported by Caldicot M.V. Choir ‘Lit. […]

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Raising of a New Standard

THE 20th CAERLEON FESTIVAL in 2022 Looking forward…. The raising of a new standard in the Hanbury Tower marks the 20th year of the Caerleon Festival. There is much to reflect upon, including Sir Colin who maintains his steely gaze across the river. What lies ahead? None can tell. Events eclipse expectations. Here is what […]

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Farmers’ Market – Saturday 11th December – Review

Christmas came to Caerleon!  After an enforced break the Market was back! In the Town Hall enthusiasm was the mood of the day as customers, in a steady stream, negotiated the one way system to view the impressive array of goodies and gifts on display.  Business was brisk.  Smiles were discernible beneath masks.  The Community […]

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