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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 Much Ado About Nothing

“The course of true love never did run smooth”, but the sparring antics of Shakespeare’s erstwhile lovers, Beatrice and Benedick, provide great hilarity for the other members of the household who plot to reunite them.

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Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Band

Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Band is a 12-piece classic soul band that has been together since 1990 and played not only all over the UK, including the Marquee Club, the Café Royal, the Rock Garden, Boomtown Festival, Upton Blues and the Dorchester Hotel but also in Vienna, Cairo, Tenerife, Germany and Dublin.

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Sarah McQuaid

With the release of her new album, the Madrid-born Sarah McQuaid, Chicago-raised, Cornwall-based singer/songwriter has expanded her battery of instruments to include piano, electric guitar and drum, drawing critical raves internationally: Dutch music magazine Heaven hailed it as “an early contender for folk album of 2018,” the UK’s fRoots said it was “a collection to savour” and the USA’s PopMatters called it “a gateway into a true innovator’s soul.”

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Mari Lwyd in Caerleon – a Community event

Mari Lwyd in Caerleon – a Community event On Saturday 12th 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 his ingenuity in making the Caerleon Festival’s own Mari, not forgetting little Harry, it was […]

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The Making of the Mari

The Mari that HENRY LUTMAN made This is the Mari that Henry made – see step by step how he  worked to create this fabulous critter – the Mari that will welcome the New Year into Caerleon on Saturday 12th January 2019 The Building of the Caerleon Festival’s Mari Lwyd. Henry Lutman has spent half […]

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Christmas came early – Farmers’ Market

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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Christmas came early with Ensemble i.a.t.B

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 […]

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