Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Illuminata 2010

Illuminata 2010 has now started Ross Ashton and his team have produced an amazing digital sound and light show its simply brillant. As part of the the Cauldrons and Furnaces, Claire Williams and the children of Caerphilly Borough add energy and drama, and on the Fire and drum nights the Caerphilly samba band bang their drums while fire dancers dazzle the audience. This weekend the 2nd and 3rd October the Castle celebrates the Harvest Medieval style from morning to night the festivities begin, with the very 1st Michealmas fair to be held in the Castle followed by Illuminata and a Medieval Banquet in the Greathall which includes entertainment from the Monmouthshire minstrels and Fiery Jack the castles jester.Not to be missed on the 1st October "One String Loose" headline the Welsh Music and Banquet night. When ever you choose to come your not be disappointed, so don`t delay book your tickets and enjoy a truly memorable experience.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010


The history of Caerphilly Castle lights up

An amazing technicolour journey through centuries of love, hatred, bitter conflict, woeful destruction and ultimate restoration will be played out as Illuminata 2010 comes to Caerphilly Castle from September 26th until October 8th. The castle’s history will form the centrepiece of this unique digital light and sound spectacular which coincides with the Ryder Cup 2010 taking place in nearby Newport.

More information on the Illuminata event can be found at http://www.cadwevents.co.uk/. Tickets are also available to buy from £5 through the Cadw events website, at Caerphilly Castle (02920 883143) itself and via Ticketline UK http://www.ticketlineuk.co.uk/.