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Castle Entertainment

From swing dancing to fun foodie games, there were lots of family activities going on at the Castle over the weekend, which we welcomed you to join in at any time, free of charge with a wristband.

Saturday 17

10:30 Food Games with Le Chefs de Party Partie

12:30 The Bootleg Swing Band

13:30 The Big Food Quiz

14:30 Salsa Tea Dance with Mambo Jambo

15:30 Swing Tea Dance with The Bootleg Swing Band

Sunday 18

11:00 Mambo Jambo Breakfast Set

12:00 Slippery Slope

13:00 Le Chefs de Party Partie playing foodie games

14:00 Tango Tea Dance with Little Rumba


The Musicians

Little Rumba have developed an instantly recognisable house style mixing elements of East European klezmer, jazz and blues with a touch of Astor Piazzola and a hint of Tom Waits.

Mambo Jambo grab yourselves some musical sunshine. This multi-instrumental acoustic duo plays a wide ranging mix of roots, world styles and original music - diverse and hugely enjoyable.

The Bootleg Swing Band from Django to Tango and from Latin to Blues. This five piece band play a lively style of music ranging from witty originals to Swing classics of the 1920's and 30's and Parisian Jazz of the 1940's.

Slippery Slopes are a local band from Herefordshire. They’re a four piece acoustic band combining an unusual mix of fiddle, guitar and accordion topped off with a steel drum to produce a charming, fun and foot stomping sound. Playing  traditional and contemporary musical styles from classic French accordion to Klezmer, with occasional dips into ska and Irish folk along the way.

The Cafe Sound of Andre Voiture Rouge with his eclectic mix of tunes


Plus....

Peak Project by Arts Alive Wales: Visit the cosy interior of The Horse Box Studio for a film screening of Noctule and bat-themed hands-on art activities

Chase Speakeasy Bar: A charming Horse Box conversion selling divine cocktails 

The Hawthorn Hedge: Participation role-playing, designed to celebrate the value of a Hawthorn Hedge to insects, birds, mammals and farmers

Tools for Self Reliance Cymru: Crickhowell based charity, with many refurbished gardening tools for sale

Baby Feeding Tent

Hoola Workshop: Hoola Hoop dancing to music

Museum Pop-up Shop: Selling food related vintage gifts