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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

Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing

“The course of true love never did run smooth”, but the sparring antics of Shakespeare’s erstwhile lovers, Beatrice and Benedick, provide great hilarity for the other members of the household who plot to reunite them.

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Lit on the Lawn

Literature Caerleon, now in its eighth year, is a celebration of literature set within the beautiful grounds of Caerleon’s historic Priory Hotel. It brings together the cream of contemporary writers in Wales and offers a feast of discussion, ideas and thought. A pop-up bookshop will be provided by Chepstow Books.

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John Otway

Presenting a hugely exciting and entertaining opportunity to spend an evening with the inimitable (cannot be imitated) and indomitable (stubbornly persistent) John Otway. Coming off his recent ‘Nearly Free” tour of UK dates, John will captivate the audience with his unique style as he has done live, and through his 14 albums, since the 1970’s.

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SONGS of PRAISE at St Cadoc’s Church

St Cadoc’s Church will be holding a Songs of Praise service with the choir of St. Woolos Cathedral under their Director of Music, Dr. Emma Gibbin, for the work of the Caerleon Arts Festival.

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The 2019 Field Exhibitors

2019 FESTIVAL FIELD FEATURING: Festival Tombola Stall – fun and fabulous prizes to be won! Children’s’ Art Awards as exhibited at the Celtic Manor Resort Elaine Knight – EK designs beautiful costume jewellery The Heart Shack – heart shaped inspired items East Side Arts – locally created and talented artworks Louise Horton –textiles & designer […]

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The Spreading of the Wildflower Earth

A belated thank you to all who came along and help spread the Wildflower Earth last Sunday afternoon. Once Storm Hannah had pass over, more than twenty enthusiastic volunteers arrived to shovel and rake the special Earth into a wide border along the field wall, getting all 1600 kgs (1.6 tonnes) down in under an […]

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Festive BELLS to ring out over Gateway Meadow

THE CAERLEON MINISTRY AREA St Cadoc’s Caerleon Bell Ringers The Caerleon Festival is delighted to announce that bells will be rung out over the Festival Field by local bell ringers on the BIG FREE weekend. This will their first appearance at a Caerleon Festival – sure to bring joy to all who hear the bells […]

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Manic Street Preachers’ Sponsorship

MANIC STREET PREACHERS to SPONSOR the BIG FREE WEEKEND MUSIC STAGE at the HANBURY ARMS. The Caerleon Arts Festival grows in stature by the year and this year it has reached new heights with the Manic Street Preachers, colloquially known as “The Manics”, financially sponsoring the stage at the Hanbury Arms in support of the […]

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The Festival – very latest update

THE  17th CAERLEON FESTIVAL 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 […]

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