Calling all Haymakers

Hello Fellow Field Workers – it’s time for a bit of haymaking! We will have Owen’s trailer in the field SUNDAY MORNING 8th September @ 10am ready for filling with the hay we cut recently. Why not come and join in for an hour or two of gentle haymaking. We need you and you know […]

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Installations at the Lodge Primary School

Some Festival supporters may remember in 2008 that DAWNY TOOTES, with her casting workshop, worked on the Festival Field. She produced wonderful castings of drawings made in the sand by pupils of the Lodge Junior School, possibly something never done before. It took a while to clean the castings up and prepare them for installation, […]

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Even more exciting News – congratulations Chris Wood

The Caerleon Festival congratulates their own CHRIS WOOD for taking 4th place at the SANDRINGHAM CUP WOOD CARVING CHAMPIONSHIPS in WISCONSIN, USA Chris produced a fine carving of FENRIR the wolf, and achieved an amazing result in the face of fierce competition. Chris’s talent had been spotted at the Lithuanian Open resulting in an invitation […]

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Exciting NEWS congratulations to Lol & Henry Lutman

Well, well, well guess what?  The Caerleon MARI LLWD has won the AARDMAN ANIMATION trophy in the Sidmouth Folk Festival Horse Trials.  There were 26 entries with our Loraine & Henry Lutman’s Mari coming first! The CEO of Aardman, Mr. Peter Lord himself, presented them with a trophy along with a little Morph. Hearty congratulations […]

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Clearing the Festival Field the morning after….

WE GIVE A BELATED THANKS to all those who turned up on the Monday morning after the Festival to clear the Field. The weather was perfect, and with the Festival crew’s years of experience showing, the whole area was completely cleared in record time. Again many thanks to all who worked so hard!     […]

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17th Annual Summer Festival

To all Festival goers and those who wished they had….. The 17th Annual Summer Festival was a great success.  There were great events over ten days with superb performances attracting record numbers. It was a Festival created by the Community for the Community generating interest from near and afar.  The mood throughout was one of […]

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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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