2017 Festival

The Festival is back for another year.

It starts on Friday 7th with Shakespeare in the magnificent setting of the Roman Amphitheatre. – a comedy by popular demand – “The Merry Wives of Windsor”, a story of marriage, wealth, jealousy and lies.  What could possibly go wrong? Find out, come along and enjoy refreshments on site provided by the Priory Hotel (prosecco, bottled beers and buffet food). The Monmouthshire and Newport Community Choir will serenade with songs prior to the performance.


“Literature on the Lawn” of the Priory Hotel on Saturday, 8th offers a programme packed with interest. TV presenter Adrian Masters will be in conversation with authors all day – Atilla the Stockbroker and Patrick Jones  will amuse and entertain in the evening.




That is just the start there is much, much more. Why not explore the EVENTS Pages https://www.caerleon-arts.org/events/  where you will find all you need to know about Lit on the Lawn; the Basque Refugee Event; the BIG FREE; crafts on the Field…..

Upcoming Events:

BIG FREE – Tiny Toes Ballet Newport and Abergavenny

Tiny Toes Ballet, Wales' leading pre-school dance programme, is a captivating world of educational movement & music for babies and toddlers from 6 months- 7 years old, packed with dance, songs, friendship and laughter. Our highly experienced and specially trained teachers all have ballet or dance qualifications and the majority are also experienced Primary School teachers. They are also qualified in First Aid and DBS checked. Our classes are proven to help children develop self-expression, body awareness and confidence within a creative, nurturing and fun-filled environment.

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The BIG FREE iShine Performing Arts

iShine Performing Arts - songs from musical theatre & contemporary pop. If you are aged 3 or over, iShine Performing Arts might be just what you are looking for. We put together at least one main show a year but also love to get involved with various community events. Our main aim is to provide a fun and safe environment for our young cast members to work on their confidence by getting involved in not only performing but also by giving them the opportunity to teach, write and design.

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The BIG FREE Ian Luther

Ian Luther - Acoustic guitarist, singer, songwriter. His music is extremely diverse from lamenting songs of love, plucking Flamenco styled instrumentals or just letting his hair down and rocking out.

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The BIG FREE Livvyanarchy

Livvyanarchy is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and singer with a varied musical orientation. Many of her songs have political and social themes, are highly contemporary and delivered with energy and humour. Last time she performed at Caerleon Festival she played a heavy metal banjo composition followed by a Simon and Garfunkle cover.

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