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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 The Winter’s Tale

The Winter's Tale is a play by William Shakespeare and has been grouped among the comedies, and often relabelled as being one of Shakespeare’s late romances. Some critics consider it to be one of Shakespeare's “problem plays” because the first three acts are filled with intense drama, while the last two acts are comedic with a happy ending.

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Monmouthshire & Newport Community Choir

Monmouthshire and Newport Community choirs were set up by Gwent Music to provide choirs for adults to access within the community. The Monmouthshire Community Choir is a mixed choir with 35 members; Newport Community Choir is a choir who perform a range of repertoire including pop, classical and traditional songs. .

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Lit on the Lawn

Literature Caerleon, now in its 7th year, is a literary celebration set within the scenic grounds of the historic Priory Hotel. It brings together the cream of contemporary Welsh writing and is a feast of discussion, ideas and rich thought. A pop-up bookshop will be provided by Chepstow Books.

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Festival Songs of Praise

Welcome to St. Cadoc’s Church! It is therefore, a joy to welcome visitors to the 2018 Festival Songs of Praise as we join our voices to sing the praises of God. With the doors of the church open daily, you will receive a warm welcome whether you are a regular worshipper or a visitor.

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So long, Frank Lloyd Wright!

A critical appreciation of the work of "the most famous architect of the 20th Century" by Jonathan Adams AADip RIBA with a panel of speakers - Gayna Jones, Chair of the Design Commission for Wales and leading Welsh architects Amanda Spence and Mark Hallett

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May update of Wildflower Meadow

Project Grow Wild, organised by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The Gateway Project has supplied kits to the comprehensive and primary schools of Caerleon. They are growing plug plants as last year, but this time they are all wildflowers (no grasses or reluctant yellow rattle, honest). Again they will pot on their plug plants into […]

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Review Daoiri Farrell

Daoiri Farrell – an electric performance Daoiri (pronounced Derry, more or less) from Dublin paid his second visit to Caerleon on May 19th at the invitation of the Festival, playing this time in the relative grandeur of St Cadoc’s Church. He started life as an electrician, but clearly the career was not for him. His […]

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Gateway Project Spring 2018 on film

Week 1 GATEWAY PROJECT – FESTIVAL FIELD Expensive Topsoil spread on Sat 5th May The spreading of topsoil was carried out by a willing team of supporters after eight bulk bags had arrived and strategically placed around the field. The weather proved to be fine and the Field Team worked hard and fast with a transformation […]

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EVENTS AT A GLANCE – a reminder of dates!

  CAERLEON FESTIVAL – EVENTS Nearly there, a reminder of dates for your diary –   DAOIRI FARRELL – Double BBC2 Folk Awards Winner in St Cadoc’s Church Saturday 19th May “THE WINTER’S TALE“ – with Monmouthshire & Newport Community CHOIR  & buffet bar in the AMPHITHEATRE Friday 6th July “LIT. on the LAWN” – Authors & Poets in […]

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April update on Wildflower Meadow

The April Update on Caerleon Festival’s Wildflower Meadow Last year a programme of major improvements began on the Festival field in Caerleon. The excellent news is that we have been granted Landfill Communities Funding for what is known as the Gateway Project which means that, with the hard work that lies ahead of us, a […]

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