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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

The Merry Wives of Windsor

As the Festival programme takes shape, good news! William Shakespeare returns to the Amphitheatre on Friday, 7th July - this time "as luck would have it" with a comedy.

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The Monmouthshire and Newport Community Choir

The Monmouthshire and Newport Community Choir will perform a concert of well-known songs from pop to classical to traditional melodies prior to the performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor in Caerleon Amphitheatre

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Lit on the Lawn

TV presenter Adrian Masters will be in conversation with authors Kate Hamer, Derek John, Horatio Clare, Tom Bullough. Performance poets Patrick Jones and Atilla the Stockbroker will amuse and entertain in the evening. Tickets tba

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Spellbound

Spellbound offer the listener a wide variety of music from different genres, from sweet and tender ballads to hard hitting rock’n’roll via some disco/funk numbers, current chart hits, and some Latin-style thrown in for good measure! Fronted by female vocals backed up by talented, time served musicians, including 2 guitarists, bass, keyboards and drums, this engaging band is certainly one to add to your “must see” list.

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2017 The 80th Anniversary of the Basque Refugee Children’s arrival in Caerleon

Concert Performance by NA-MARA. In recent years this folk duo have built an enviable reputation for fine story telling and musicianship around the folk clubs and festivals of Britain. Their music includes self-penned songs in traditional style on contemporary and historical topics; traditional songs from the British Isles; their own translations of songs from the Breton, French and Quebecois traditions; and tunes from Brittany, France and the Spanish Celtic regions of Asturias and Galicia.

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CAERLEON FESTIVAL ’17 Friday 7th July – Sunday 16th July

The Story So Far – The Festival programme is taking shape thanks to the efforts of our hardworking volunteers. Here is how it is looking: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR in the Amphitheatre on Friday 7th July will benefit from a Priory Hotel bar on site serving prosecco and pints with buffet to complement a memorable […]

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Comedy returns to the Amphitheatre

 Caerleon Festival on Friday, 7th July 2017 – Comedy returns to the Amphitheatre As the Festival programme takes shape, good news!  William Shakespeare returns to the Amphitheatre on Friday, 7th July – this time  “as luck would have it” with a comedy.    The Festival Players will be performing “The Merry Wives of Windsor “, a story of […]

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Return to Caerleon of the MARI LYWD New Year 2017

  See gallery of photos below recording the ancient Welsh tradition of Hen Galan that was celebrated in style on Saturday night in Caerleon. The Mari Lywd made an appearance and was welcomed warmly to great applause in the White Hart Inn. There followed a torch lit procession over the bridge to finish outside the Bell […]

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