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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

Daoirí Farrell his Spring 2021 UK & Ireland Tour

The Caerleon Festival welcomes Daoirí, one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade. This is a return performance as he last appeared in Caerleon in 2017. Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell won two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, and performed live at the awards ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall, as well as receiving three nominations in the 2019 RTÉ Folk Awards

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WildflowerMeadowSeptember2020

WildflowerMeadowSeptember2020 After a very inclement August, the weather turned favourable and the meadow started to dry out. By the second week we were able to have it all cut, turned and baled, all done within a couple of days, and the bales were happily carted away by our friendly farmer. The wildflower borders were left […]

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THE MAGIC GARDEN

THE MAGIC GARDEN If you go down to the Caerleon Memorial Garden  today you’re in for a big surprise!   Not only will there be bears having a picnic, but also a fairy grotto, wispy dream catchers, pleasant surprises – all in a Magic Garden of riotous colour. From Monday 14th to 28th September! “Prosecco […]

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Work of the Festival Team updated

  CAERLEON FESTIVAL Despite the “gap year” imposed by the pandemic, the work of the Festival Team continues.  Here is an update. Two sculptures have been “decommissioned” due to natural deterioration and removed to make way for replacements in due course – “The Huggies” in Backhall Street and “The Roman Bench” situated in the Festival […]

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Caerleon Festival – The BIG FREE – was not to be.

This weekend, 11/12th July 2020, was to be the BIG FREE, the climax of the 18th Festival, a celebration of music, dance, entertainment, arts, crafts, exhibitions, on both banks of the river.   Not so.  2020 has proved to be a gap year and celebrations will resume with gusto in 2021!   An extract: from a longer […]

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