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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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Schools’ Creative Writing Awards 2017

Prizewinners from three Caerleon schools, Lodge Hill Primary School, Langstone Primary School and Caerleon Comprehensive School will attend the Caerleon Festival Arts Awards event at the Celtic Manor Golf Club to receive their Waterstone prize for Creative Writing  from the Mayor Cllr. David Fouweather & Mayoress Mrs D Fouweather.  Jayne Bryant AM for Newport West, who […]

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A Meadow in the Making Pt. 2

Volunteers answered a second “call to arms” by giving up their Sunday morning to continue work on the Festival Field. Much was achieved – the GD Environmental sponsored skip was soon full with a great time being had by all. Spot the bin at long last placed at the far end of the field. Field Project […]

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A Meadow in the Making

In May we asked for help to clear rubbish from the field. Would people join “Operation Clear-Up” for fresh air and “fun”? Yes! The following weekend Chris, Angela, Jake, Jason and others joined Bryan and Maz equipped with gloves, rakes, forks, and even a pitchfork. Junk and debris exposed by Maz’s hard work soon filled […]

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Chris Wood will be sculpting again this year.

Caerleon Festival is pleased to announce that Chris Wood will be sculpting again this year. The subject will be a Dovecote with a monk in attendance! It will be sculpted in the field during the Festival starting Sat 15th July but completed in the Priory garden where it will be sited near the Monk he […]

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Caerleon Gateway Project

The Caerleon Festival has recently been awarded much needed funding from Entrust for their Caerleon Gateway Project to turn their field into a wild flower meadow. Having established themselves as a Community Interest Company they found they were able to apply for funding from the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF) through Entrust via Newport City Council, and with some crucial assistance from […]

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