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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

Daoirí Farrell his Spring 2020 UK & Ireland Tour

The Caerleon Festival welcomes Daoirí, one of the most important traditional singers to emerge in the last decade. This is a return performance as he last appeared in Caerleon in 2017. Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell won two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, and performed live at the awards ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall, as well as receiving three nominations in the 2019 RTÉ Folk Awards

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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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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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A Call from Bryan

Hello Field workers. I know I probably said that’s it for this year’s fieldwork, and you’re all busy preparing for Christmas, but I’m sure you’d want to help clear up a bit so our meadow can look like this next Summer, or even better. The wonderful Wildflower Earth borders, you so diligently laid over the last […]

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Review – Treorchy Male Choir

Review Treorchy Male Choir concert St Cadoc’s Church 22nd November 2019 The Church was filled to capacity with an expectant audience – expectations were fulfilled – the TREORCHY MALE CHOIR was triumphant and guest soloist, RHODRI PRYS JONES, exceptional.  A varied programme of music embracing the traditional, classical and popular from around the globe satisfied […]

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