Newport's Event Calendar 2019

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Saturday 8th June – Newport Carnival


Each year thousands of people flock to Newport Town to watch the carnival and parade, There are a variety of shows and activities throughout the day, there's something for everyone whatever your age!

The High Street entertainment starts at 10am, with the Royal Party crowning held at the Butter Cross at 11am. The Parade starts at 12 noon on the Longford Road and travels along Newport High Street, Crowds of people line the High Street. This will be the third year the carnival will be held in the heart of Newport on the High Street for the duration of the day.

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Friday 14th June – Old Tyme Market 6pm til late


The event formed by the Chamber in 1968 has been held annually in the granite sett street known as St Mary's Street.


The idea was to promote a Victorian theme along with other events in June in the Friday after the Newport Carnival, starting at 6pm till dusk.


To date we have developed up to 60 stalls ranging from homemade foods to plants with local organisations encouraged as well. The Market starts with a procession led by the Town Crier, and including the Mayor of Newport, the Chairman of the Chamber, the Carnival Queen and attendants.


Times to be confirmed. St Mary's Street in Newport will be closed from Noon on the Friday until 10pm, with the event due to start around 6pm.




Saturday 13th July – Newport Show 2019


Newport Show brings together the best of the region's food, entertainment and agricultural excellence in a one-day event not to be missed.

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Saturday 21st September - Newport Food Frenzy


Newport Food Frenzy features a variety of artisan producers from across the West Midlands. Starting at St Mary’s Street leading down to Lower Bar and into the High Street. There are currently over 50 stands bringing a variety of produce. From local meats to wood fire pizza there are several things to get those taste buds tangling. To keep up to date with what’s going on or to find out more about whose involved visit the Facebook page at


 Sunday 29th September 2019 - Mayor's Civic Service

 Councillor Peter Scott, Mayor of Newport invites residents of Newport to the Mayor's Civic Service on Sunday 29th September 2019 At St Nicholas Church.

A civic procession from The Guildhall to St Nicholas Church will take place at 10.40am for an 11am service.      Seats to be taken by 10.50am.

Please come along and join Newport Town Council on this wonderful occasion.