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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

Côr Meibion Caldicot

Côr Meibion Caldicot is one of the leading and larger Male Voice Choirs in Wales and is ideally placed to perform throughout much of South Wales, the Midlands and the West Country. It sings pieces in Welsh, English, German, Italian and if the South African National Anthem is included, Afrikaans and Xhosa. They will be performing before the Shakespeare production of Henry V.

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The FESTIVAL PLAYERS – Shakespeare’s HENRY V

FESTIVAL PLAYERS - Patron: Dame Judi Dench. This will be preceded by the Côr Meibion Caldicot Male Voice Choir at 6.15pm - 7pm. A truly wonderful opportunity to see an open air performance in an unique setting. Picnics welcome. Bring your own seats/rugs. Bar & Food on site courtesy of The Priory Hotel.

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CORONAVIRUS – latest update.

THE CAERLEON FESTIVAL IS POSTPONED. Celf Caerleon Arts is committed to safeguarding the health and safety of all. The coronavirus pandemic has caused us to review our plans for 2020 in the context of evolving circumstances. Taking into account – the danger of transmission to people of all ages; the vulnerability of people aged 70+ […]

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CORONAVIRUS – update

CORONAVIRUS Celf Caerleon Arts is committed to the health and safety of all. Accordingly, unfolding developments will be carefully monitored and adjustments to plans considered and implemented as appear to be necessary. The Festival continues, but in the words of the song we shall be “reviewing the situation.” Tim Davidson Chair

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Mari Lwyd in Caerleon – a Community event

  Mari Lwyd in Caerleon – a Community event On Saturday 11th January the start of the traditional Welsh New Year – HEN GALAN – was celebrated with the arrival of the MARI LWYD in Caerleon. Thanks to Henry Lutman for once again presenting his Sidmouth Folk Festival Horse Trials prize winning Mari most ably […]

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“The Veteran” – Commemorating WW1

In November 2018 the Community of Caerleon commemorated the centenary of the Armistice that ended “The Great War” – the “War to end all wars” – now known as the “First World War.”  “Caerleon Remembers” in St. Cadoc’s Church was a fitting tribute to the local men and women who served in the War, some of […]

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Caerleon Festival’s Farmers’ Market Review

Christmas came early to Caerleon.  The Town Hall was a treasury of treats – gastro-goodies and gifts.  Business was brisk.  The Community came together to browse, chat and buy, serenaded by Choir and Harp. Santa “ho-ho’d” around the Hall to everyone’s delight.  Musicians, seeking refuge from the rain, relocated from the Common and carols were […]

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