On Saturday, the 8th December it was official – the traditional “Christmas in Caerleon” had arrived. The Farmers’ Market in a bedecked and welcoming Town Hall offered all that one could have hoped for and more. Exhibitors excelled themselves. With much to enjoy and music in a convivial atmosphere punters lingered with family and friends in […]
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On Friday 7th December ’twas the night before “Christmas.. in Caerleon”. To celebrate, musicians from far and wide convened at St. Cadoc’s Church with Caerleon’s own Katy Hewson of the Hanbury Arms to morph into the “Ensemble i.a.t.B.” Founded in 2010, the “Ensemble” has performed just about everywhere but Caerleon – an omission to […]
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” How? The TRADITIONAL TREE on the COMMON […]
Chris Thomas, historian with a great interest in local history gathered material and staged the LOST LIVES exhibition that supported the CAERLEON REMEMBERS event. He researched the lives of 31 men who lost their lives in the First World War and commemorated on the war memorial in St Cadoc’s Church. It opened up a fascinating […]
On the night of Saturday, 10th November Caerleon commemorated the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War and paid tribute to the local men and women who served, especially those who lost their lives. An evening of words and music, including an act of remembrance with the laying of poppies for the […]