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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

Allegria Band performing Gypsy Jazz & Gypsy Rhumba

Allegria was formed 20 years ago in Newport, following a meeting of musician friends at a party where it soon became evident that there was a common interest in musical genres such as Jazz Manouche with Django Reinhardt being it’s main exponent and latin and gypsy rhumba popularised mostly by the Gypsy Kings.

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The Rob Connolly Band

Andy, Naomi, Mike and Jill make up “Rob Connolly”, an acoustic foursome playing contemporary folk in the style of the Eagles, Paul Simon, Beautiful South and The Indigo Girls. They tackle issues of life, love and loss and everything in between with energy, commitment and loads of gorgeous harmonies. In the last year they have gone from strength to strength playing knockout sets in their home town of Chepstow as well as several local festivals.

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Morriston Orpeus Choir

The Choir is approaching its 85th birthday, having been formed in 1935 in what was then a small industrial town outside Swansea. Under its current Musical Director, Joy Amman-Davies, the choir performs a wide variety of music in English, Welsh and other languages. It has amassed a vast repertoire that includes gospel music, West End favourites, operatic pieces, religious material, and of course the Welsh classics. There is an ongoing process to introduce new works and to re-visit and hone the existing numbers.

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LIT. on the LAWN 2020

Today SATURDAY, JULY 4th, 2020, should have been our LIT on the LAWN event in the FESTIVAL MARQUEE @ THE PRIORY HOTEL in Caerleon but, along with all the other Festival events, it has been postponed until 2021….. ….but that does not stop us reading…….!    For example there is our local author, SAM ADAMS […]

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July 2020 – no Festival but a Field – a home to tiny things.

THE CAERLEON FESTIVAL  Since 2003 the month of July would normally be Festival Time, a 10+day programme of the arts and entertainment.  Sadly in 2020 that is not to be. Detailed plans remain on the drawing board.  However, we would like to offer some reassurance that all is not lost.  When it is safe to do […]

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Art work from Ponthir Church in Wales Primary School

We asked schools to pass on to us examples of artwork being carried out at home during these unprecedented times and many did. Here is work from PONTHIR CHURCH in WALES PRIMARY SCHOOL pupils – some inspired by the work of the Welsh artist, RHIANNON ROBERTS and her use of vibrant colours and busy Welsh […]

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Wildflower Information Sheet

Here are all the plants we have put in the meadow, in the field itself and in the flower beds along the walls. There is a lot of overlap. Some plants will have thrived more than others, and in some areas even more than others.
 You can look them up on Google Images, or by […]

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Wildflower Meadow May 2020

During this very hot week, a group of senior volunteer Caerleon Festival stalwarts gave our wild flower meadow a bit of attention. Over two sweltering days they cut and cleared pathways around the wildflower borders, sculptures and seating, so that visitors could walk through the meadow and enjoy the wild flowers close up. A list […]

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