Mari Lwyd came to Caerleon last Saturday night and Hen Galan was celebrated in style. A patient crowd gathered in anticipation outside the Bell Inn – would the magical mare be coming? As if by magic the Mari party suddenly appeared and Mari Lwyd “kicked off”. Music and chaos ensued until the party was allowed entry and […]
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Congratulations to everyone involved. A great team effort resulted in a successful Farmers’ Market, the centrepiece of the “Christmas in Caerleon” celebrations. Exhibitors braved frosty conditions on Saturday and the array of delights on display satisfied a procession of punters that gathered momentum as the day unfolded. Santa Claus dispensed good cheer whilst seemingly stalked by a […]
November 2018 will mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I. Led by Dame Rosemary Butler a number of events are being planned in partnership with St Cadoc’s Church, Caerleon Festival and other local organisations for November 2018 to commemorate this important anniversary, both nationally and locally. To make the commemoration truly […]
A discerning audience of locals and visitors from as far afield as London, Birmingham and Carmarthen came to enjoy something special in the acoustic clarity of Caerleon’s St. Cadoc’s Church. They were not disappointed but well rewarded. Paul Hutchinson on piano accordion and Karen Wimhurst on a clutch […]
Christmas is coming to Caerleon and it’s sooner than you think!! – on Saturday 9th December from 10.00am until 5.00pm the village will celebrate with – A Farmers’ Market in the Town Hall Storytelling in the Roman Fortress Baths, Saturnalia in the National Roman Legion Museum, Carols on the Common with Santa Claus – yes, having […]