Mowing the Meadow

On Thursday 23rd June at 8am, Referendum Day – deep concern – can the Festival Field, a meadow in the making, be cut in time for the Summer Festival? Right on cue – Kate Mobbs Morgan of “Rowan Working Horses” and friends arrive with Ardennes horses to the rescue.  Apart from a short break for a ploughman’s lunch in […]

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Review: Daoiri Farrell

When a legend of a man, Donal Lunny says DAOIRI FARRELL is the most important traditional musician to emerge from Ireland in ten years, its time to listen! There was a brilliant acoustic set from him last night in Llanhennock. Daoiri loved the venue and the audience loved him. I only hope that he can […]

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Introduction to this year’s Festival

The celebrations start in June and continue through July. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” performed by the “Rain or Shine Theatre Company” in the garden of “The Wheatsheaf” at Llanhennock on Sunday 5th June @ 4.30pm and music from Robin Williamson at Llanhennock Village Hall on Saturday 11th start the festivities. A “Farmers’ Market” in Caerleon […]

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The Big Dig

Dear Chums, Well done to everyone who turned out for the Big Dig. On the 15th January, The Charles Williams, Lodge Hill and Caeleon Comprehensive Schools together with Seren Fach nursery took to the field en masse and planted saplings with great enthusiasm. On the following day was the turn of festival members and community […]

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