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Live Music, Promotions, Event Organisation and P.A. Hire

Musical Abbey!

With only just over a week left to go preparations are in full swing for this years Musical Abbey Event. This mini music event complete with kids activities and some craft stalls aims to bring great local acoustic acts to the wonderful settings of St Dogmaels Abbey. Held on Sunday the 24th of August. Starting at 3pm with live music from 5pm. Come along and enjoy the fun. Entrance is only £3 per person with under 8′s getting into the event for free!

Here’s where you can download our poster: MUSICAL ABBEY

Penlan Summer Festival – Cenarth

This years Penlan Summer Festival – Cenarth is set to be fantastic with food and bevvies from all over West Wales, Music acts from as far away as Cardiff and great local talent as well. We recon its not only our first major event of 2014, but a not to be missed event too! The event is held in the (wont be so peaceful on this event) Grounds of Penlan Holiday Village. The event takes place on Friday 30th May and Saturday 31st May. Parking is free, camping is just six pounds per tent per night. Entrance to this great event is just £5 for Friday and £7 on Saturday. Come along and join the fun! Click the poster for more details!

Cellar Bar Cardigan March 7th

Come and join us in the Castle Café Cellar Bar (Cardigan, West Wales) For the first of our monthly gigs there on the 7th of march. At this event we will have Clair Axtell Joining us as our support act and a special appearance from Megan Noakes who will be performing with Cariad on a couple of numbers as part of her Duke Of Edinburgh’s awards scheme.

Caffi Iechyd Da (Carms)

This Coming Saturday the 21st of December, just four sleeps before the wonder of Christmas morning, we will be playing at Caffi Iechyd Da. Come and join us with sets from the full Cariad band and a Solo Cariad Set! Also available will be the full café menu and Set Christmas Meals.

St Dogmaels Christmas Fayre

Looking to be a fantastic day at St Dogmaels Abbey Tomorrow! Free Ice Skating for 16′s and under and many fun activities including a Santa’s Grotto and many crafts stalls so you can get all those little things for Christmas for stockings!

Gogerddan Arms Live Music (M3)

With the Amazing Dai Sharkey! Also the Full Cariad Band in Support

Here Be Another Gig!

And Maybe here be dragons……

Coming Soon To Cariad

Coming Soon, just before November to be exact. Cariad will be hiring Christmas Lighting for Buildings small high streets and social organisations. The strips are between 18 and 60m and prices will start from around £80 per length for the whole Christmas period (1st Dec – 6th Jan). If your interested contact us with the details of the contact page of this website.

Live Music Nights In The Golgerddan Arms (Tanygroes)

The Poster For The First Of The Monthly Live Music Nights In The Golgerddan Arms (Tanygroes)

Cariads August Events.

CARIAD GROUP Are Running or involved with running four nice large events this year,

3rd and 4th of August:


This event held against the backdrop of the hills of Cenarth at the Penlan Holiday Village promises to be a two day experience of epic proportions. The Single Stage is full to the brim with 20 acts. There will be crafts and gift stalls. Food from BBQ Train and a bouncy castle, face painter and story tellers.





10th of August: The River and Food Festival. Our yearly booking arranging the entertainment for this long established community event held in the co-op car park by the beautiful River Teifi in Cardigan.


Saturday The 17th of August:


This year Cariad Group, which has arranged many of its own events indoors is arranging one of its own outdoors. This event is aimed at having a bit of fun in our Village. This one day event will be held in the expansive grounds of the Gogerddan Arms will have limited numbers allowed to enter at any one point so get in early if you want to have a day of music, kids entertainment and of course beer! There will also be food and crafts stalls.




Sunday The 25th of August:

This Evening event in the unbeatable setting of St. Dogmaels Abbey will start at 6pm and entry will only be £3. Four Bands, A Bar and Some Kids Entertainment. I cant think of a better way to spend a late summer bank holiday evening to be honest. This event is organised in conjunction with the St. Dogmaels Abbey Coach House. And whilst there will be a bar we would respectfully ask all of our customers to drink responsibly.

Small PA Hire
  • 150 or so people
  • 8 Channel Mixing Desk
  • 1 x Powered Monitor
  • Free optional CD Player unit

Great for any event with up to 150 people.

PRICE: From £90/day
Medium PA Hire
  • 300 – 400 people
  • 18 channel Mixing Desk
  • 4 x Powered Speakers
  • 2 x Powered Monitor
  • Free optional CD Player unit

Great for larger venues or events of 300 – 400 people.

PRICE: From £150/day
Large PA Hire
  • 600 – 700 people
  • 8 x Powered Speakers
  • 44oow total power
  • 4 x Powered Monitor
  • 48 channel Mixing Desk
  • Free optional CD Player unit

This system is specifically tailored for large live music events and parties. 600 – 700 people.

PRICE: From £350/day
Arena PA Hire
  • 8 x Unpowered Speakers
  • Remote Announcement System
  • 2000w amplifier
  • Radio Mic and (Optional) CD Player unit
  • Optional sound technician from £5/hour

Used by the 'Cardigan River and Food Festival', this system is tailored for large marquees and large crowds.

PRICE: From £150/day