FOLK dancers from the Netherlands and Belgium entertained Gwent crowds yesterday at the Tredegar House and Park annual Folk Festival.

The 14th annual festival, which began on Friday, featured the Paloina Folk Dancing team from Holland and the Turnberrie Castle Morris Dancing team among others.

The weekend also included workshops, ceilidhs, concerts, music and song sessions and storytelling.

The festival has a strong track record of attracting folk dancers from across the Continent.

This year hundreds of dancers performed for free, including teams from the Isle of Man, Lancashire, Coventry and local teams Gwerinwyr Gwent, Isca Morris, and dancers from St Julian's School.

* In the picture: The Turnberrie Castle Morris team.