The Festival – very latest update


Friday 5th to Sunday 14th July.

Spring at last with the prospect of Summer and the Caerleon Festival – a much needed tonic in these troubled times.

Preparation continues, but here’s the story so far:

Friday 5th July Shakespeare in the Amphitheatre – “Much Ado About Nothing” performed by the Festival Players (Patron Dame Judy Dench); preceded by the Monmouthshire & Newport Community Choirs; prosecco and buffet bar on site.

Saturday 6th “Lit. on the Lawn” of the Priory Hotel – meet the authors: Michel Faber, Louisa Young, Phil Carradice and more. John Otway will entertain and amuse in the evening.

Sunday 7th Thanksgiving in St. Cadoc’s Church; “The Rob Connelly Band” @ St. Julian’s Inn.

Monday 8th Schools’ Art Awards at the Celtic Manor – by invitation.

Monday 8th“Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Band” in the Festival Marquee at the Priory.

Tuesday 9th “Retrospect” @ the White Hart.

Wednesday 10th The “Morriston Orpheus Choir” with soloist, Osian Wyn Bowen, in St. Cadoc’s Church.

Thursday 11thEnsemble i.a.t.B.” at the Dog House, Caerleon – jazz and other genres – eclectic.

Friday 12th “Jarzino” at the Bell – soul, pop, reggae, rock – gurus of groove.

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14thTHE BIG FREE WEEKEND” with over 40 Performers AND

Bands on both banks of the River – Hanbury Quayside and the Bell AND

Arts/Crafts Fair with entertainment including bellringing on the Festival Field/Gateway Meadow.

Exciting isn’t it?

Watch this space.

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2 responses to “The Festival – very latest update”

  1. Linda williams says:

    How much are the tickets for Shakespeare play much to do about nothing. Please use email marina. [email protected] to reply and where do I buy tickets.

    • Caerleon Arts says:

      The information requested has been forward to you by email. All details for this Event can be found on the website under Forthcoming Events. It is the first Event listed. Hope this is of help

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