Caerleon Festival

CELF CAERLEON ARTS FESTIVAL – What’s it about?

CELF CAERLEON ARTS FESTIVAL – What’s it about?

TYPICAL EVENTS

“Lit. on the Lawn of the Priory Hotel with authors, poets, comedy, music and more.

Shakespeare in the Roman Amphitheatre with the nationally acclaimed Festival Players – drama, comedy, tragedy, history & more.

Choirs in St. Cadoc’s Church – world-class choirs and soloists too.

Schools Art/Literature – at the Celtic Manor Resort.

Music galore in pubs: big bands, rock, acoustic, folk, Celtic & more.

The Big Free Weekend – yes free with 50+ bands/performers on both banks of the river together with Arts/Crafts/Sculpture Fayre & performances on the Festival Meadow.

Christmas Farmers’ Markets in the Town Hall bringing local/regional produce to the local community.

Sculpture Trail throughout the village

The Festival is creating a wild flower meadow –

The Festival Meadow at the “Gateway to Caerleon

HOW IS IT FUNDED?

Grants & Sponsorship (cash, goods, services)

Goodwill – volunteers give freely of their time & expertise

Festival generated income from some events and advertising in a widely distributed printed programme.

HOW IS IT MANAGED?

By a committee of unpaid members with a legal identity Community Interest Company: Celf Caerleon Arts CIC No: 8625012 and supported by volunteers.