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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]