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Latest UPDATE on Festival Field

Latest UPDATE on Festival Field The grass has been cut and arisings carted off yesterday, by a Monmouthshire Meadow Group approved contractor – our Bryan D is now a member! It means now we can have the junior school children planting their plug plants in the field that is when the sun shines! Other volunteers […]

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Caerleon Festival – 2018 and beyond?

The highly successful 15th Annual Summer Festival is still a recent memory.  Volunteers have barely recovered from their exertions in July and yet, already, thoughts are turning to 2018 and the 16th Festival.   The planning process is under way – be assured the “hamster wheel” is revolving and ideas and opportunities are taking shape.  2018 – the hundredth […]

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A Personal Portfolio

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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