Saturday 17th July 2021 9.30 am - 4 pm
Chepstow Festival of Arts is a spectacular one-day Festival celebrating every aspect of the Arts: visual art, pottery, sculpture, photography, artisan crafts, music, dance and drama. This exciting Festival will be a vibrant and lively event with something for everyone. The streets will throng with dancers, musicians, singers and artists.
“We hope our festival will herald happier times and put the town of Chepstow firmly on the artistic map, and assist in its regeneration following Covid-19.
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Chepstow Festival of Arts will fill the town with exhibitions and events from the historic town arch all the way down to the riverside. There will be inspirational displays of pictorial art, photographic art, floral art, crafts, sculpture, performance, and music.
Youth creativity is celebrated throughout lower Chepstow. Church Walk will be filled with 290 umbrellas decorated by year 5 students. The Art in Action school’s competition artworks will be on display along Lower Church Street. On Priory Green, 60 students will take part in a Street Art Workshop, and in The Drill Hall, there will be an exciting program of music, entertainment and Performance.
Image: Terry Walters
Chepstow Festival of Arts will offer an exceptional programme of activities and displays to entertain and inspire you.
Many unique venues, including the historic Moot Hall, the imposing St Mary’s Priory and the newly renovated Board School, will be hosting exhibitions and activities.
All over town there will be an eclectic mix of performance artists, such as rock bands, folk groups, rappers, puppeteers, dance groups, choirs and many more, providing an exciting programme of entertainment throughout the day.
This is just a selection of what’s happening at the festival
The Festival opens at 9.30am and closes at 4pm.
Car Parks are situated around the town, and Festival Stewards will be on hand with Maps of the Festival.
Cafes, Pubs, and Restaurants from the historic Town Arch at the top of the High Street down to the Bandstand beside the beautiful riverside will be open offering everything from coffee and cake to a gourmet meal.