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I’ve been lucky enough to have an involvement with the Caerleon Arts Festival since 2006, (though I started taking photos from 2007). This small, but growing festival is organised by a team of hard-working, dedicated volunteers & punches way above its weight! Featuring many local & international arts/artists, from the worlds of sculpture and drama, […]

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The 15th Annual Caerleon Festival – THE BEST SO FAR? 

The 15th Annual Caerleon Festival – THE BEST SO FAR?  Months of planning paid off.  A programme of such scope and such ambition came to fruition – over ten days of fine weather. Comedy drama and Choir in the Amphitheatre; Literature and Laughter on the Priory Lawn; Festival Songs of Praise and Choirs in the Church; […]

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Review of the Basque Refugee Event held in Caerleon, 10th July 2017,

The 80th anniversary of the Basque refugee children’s arrival in Caerleon was celebrated as part of the Caerleon Arts Festival at the Festival Marquee, Priory Hotel, Caerleon in July 2017, the very date the children arrived 80 years ago. This day was pleasantly re-lived throughout the day’s itinerary. A cool breeze was blowing through the […]

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Raffle Prize Winners

The three raffle winning numbers are: 1st Prize:    Blue ticket  (DDDD  175)  376 – 380  –  Winner:  Noelle Waters 2nd Prize:  Green ticket  (AD  516583) 231 – 235  –  Winner:  Sue Scofield 3rd  Prize:  GREY  ticket  (AAAA  6321)  856 – 860  –  Winner:  Andrew Cook Congratulations and many thanks to everyone for supporting the […]

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Exhibitors, Stallholders & Action on the Field 2017

CAERLEON FESTIVAL FIELD PRESENTS . . . . . 2017 saw the return of many old favourites and a few new faces. We were blessed in having with this year so many talented and gifted individuals who can bring to us such a wealth of beautiful and practical items to adorn our homes, gardens and […]

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The Field stands ready!

The Festival Field in Caerleon stands ready for the 15th Caerleon Festival’s BIG FREE taking place on Saturday 15th – 16th July. Our thanks to all the dedicated workers who undertook the extraordinarily hard work in getting  it into shape, working at times in very difficult conditions……. Take time to see Gallery of photos below and […]

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Once more into the Field, my friends!

Now our field is turned and baled, all we have to do is tidy up round the edges in preparation for this super machine being used on Monday for a final field trim. And then Ben Daniel and his crew will be pruning the trees surrounding the field and removing brash. Good news for all […]

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Helping Hands – we are in need of you

Saturday 15th July and Sunday 16th July THE BIG FREE Day Time The Caerleon Festival needs your help – are you a bucket shaker, a seller of raffle tickets, a tombola bod who can help on that stall, a quiet minder of exhibitions, a ‘gofer’, good at turning a hand where it may be wanted, […]

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The 15th Caerleon Festival fast approaches……….

The LATEST FESTIVAL NEWS  6th July – 16th July To set the scene for the 15th Annual Caerleon Festival, volunteers, aided by Kate Mobbs Morgan and her team of Ardennes horses, Kip and Sol, have been preparing the Festival Field for the Arts/Crafts Fayre on Saturday & Sunday 15th July – 16th July. This work […]

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A Meadow in the Making Pt 3

On Saturday morning, June 15th starting at 10am the Field Project Manager’s team arrived and so clearance began, again…..see photos they speak louder than words. Well done everyone who gave a hand over the past three weekends. The Field is tidier, smarter and bigger. Now all is prepared for Kate Mobbs-Morgan with her fabulous Ardenne […]

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