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Tredegar House & Country Park, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8YW, South Wales ( map)

 

28th Annual Festival 2017

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12th, 13th & 14th May 2017

A weekend of international dance, music and song.

FREE ENTRY TO THE SITE AND TO ALL DANCE DISPLAYS

For Ticket Prices for Concerts or a Weekend Pass see the Tickets page

To see our sponsors, click here.

Before the Festival

We will be putting on a series of Fund Raiser events for you to attend.  Click on the events below (if any are shown) for more details of each one.

Monday 24th April Fun Quiz, Cross Keys Rugby Club, NP11 7BS

 

Music ...Dancers...Ceilidhs

Artists booked for 2017

NEW Bigger Concert Venue this year! Room for you all!

Final line-up - confirmed!

 

 

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Free dance displays from local and international dance teams.

International teams:

Matenik - Czech Republic

Balaton - Hungarian Dancers

Piebaldzēni from Jaunpiebalga Secondary School, Latvia

 

as well as Festival regulars and UK teams - they will go blue when confirmed for next year!

Al Rakas (Bollywood)

Brandywine (Appalachian)

Band Tawerin

Broadside (singers)

Cardiff Morris

Caerphilly Schools Uke Band

City Clickers

Clocs Canton

Clocs Tawerin

Cobblers Awl

Cwmni Gwerin Pontypwl

Dawnswyr Blaenafon

Dawnswyr Gwerin Pen-y-fai

Flamenco Dancers

Gwerinwyr Gwent

India Dance Wales

Isca Morris

Jawahir (Middle Eastern Dance)

Kemysk

O'Donnell - Maguire Irish Dancers

Shoostring (Appalachian)

Strictly Clog

Sweyn's Ey Morris

Tiger Feet (Appalachian)

Topaz Tribal (Belly Dancers)

Children's Entertainer

Mr Big, who is a welcome visitor to many local schools, will be entertaining children in his canopy near the main marquee from 1pm - 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday. All children are invited.

Ceilidhs

Friday night - Calennig Big Band with caller Patti Smith

Saturday night - Juice with caller Dave Parsons

Music Sessions and Workshops

REAL ALE BAR available all weekend

For more information, use the links below:

Tickets

Artist Information Dance Teams Events timetable Fund Raisers Real Ale

 

 Visit this grand and beautiful 17th-century mansion, whose rooms and walls reverberate with fascinating stories about the Morgan family, later Lords Tredegar.  One member of the Morgan family was Captain Henry Morgan, a Welsh privateer who preyed on the Spanish fleet and colonies. He was feted by King Charles II and then went on to become Governor in Jamaica. A well-known rum is named after him.

 TREDEGAR HOUSE FESTIVAL
Honorary President: Mr Paul Flynn, MP
Honorary Vice-President: Mr Marcus Butler
Honorary Vice-President: Mr Stephen Lyons

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Piebaldzēni supported by Latvian Honorary Consul

Mae Cymdeithas Genedlaethol Dawns Werin Cymru yn cefnogi y dawnsio Cymreig yn yr ŵyl.

The Welsh National Folk Dance Society is supporting the Welsh folk dancing in this festival.

For further details, contact: Sue Oates, susieoates@bushell100.fsnet.co.uk, 01633 246241

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