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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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John Otway

Presenting a hugely exciting and entertaining opportunity to spend an evening with the inimitable (cannot be imitated) and indomitable (stubbornly persistent) John Otway. Coming off his recent ‘Nearly Free” tour of UK dates, John will captivate the audience with his unique style as he has done live, and through his 14 albums, since the 1970’s.

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Lit on the Lawn

Literature Caerleon, now in its eighth year, is a celebration of literature set within the beautiful grounds of Caerleon’s historic Priory Hotel. It brings together the cream of contemporary writers in Wales and offers a feast of discussion, ideas and thought. A pop-up bookshop will be provided by Chepstow Books. See Programme of speakers.

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The Big Cut is happening this weekend.

A Hello Fellow Field Workers, the Big Cut is approaching As the weather looks a bit doubtful for Sunday, Bryan will be making a start on Friday afternoon, with mowing round the area of the field to be cleared. The main cut will start on Saturday 22nd June at 10am Anyone who’d like to come […]

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A call for HELP

The countdown is now on for what is really a unique Festival with the BIG FREE WEEKEND starting on Saturday 13th July – Sunday 14th July being the climax to a week of high activity. There, on the Festival Field, sited opposite the Hanbury Arms will be crafts, dance, music and even a carillon ringing […]

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RAKE’S PROGRESS

This select band of skilled Rakers helped, on Bank Holiday Monday, to transform the fast growing Wildflower Meadow situated opposite the Hanbury Arms. Visitors can now walk freely through the wildflowers to each of the benches and sculptures, encouraged by the enticing pathways. In about a month’s time, the Meadow will be cut in preparation […]

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The 2019 Field Exhibitors

2019 FESTIVAL FIELD FEATURING: Festival Tombola Stall – fun and fabulous prizes to be won! Children’s’ Art Awards as exhibited at the Celtic Manor Resort Elaine Knight – EK designs beautiful costume jewellery The Heart Shack – heart shaped inspired items East Side Arts – locally created and talented artworks Louise Horton –textiles & designer […]

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The Spreading of the Wildflower Earth

A belated thank you to all who came along and help spread the Wildflower Earth last Sunday afternoon. Once Storm Hannah had pass over, more than twenty enthusiastic volunteers arrived to shovel and rake the special Earth into a wide border along the field wall, getting all 1600 kgs (1.6 tonnes) down in under an […]

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