Welcome to Newent Online

Welcome to the home page for Newent, part of the Forest-online.co.uk web hub for the Forest of Dean.

On this site you will find out all about the events happening within Newent and the surrounding area, details of most probably all clubs, organisations and businesses you will need to know about and a summary of the history of the town.


Community Coffee Morning

Chill Out Zone 36 Broad Street Newent

Every Wednesday: 10am – 12Noon

Pool Table,  Computers,  Free WiFi

Tea/Coffee 50p Cakes/Biscuits



St Mary’s Church Room

Tickets £10 to include all ingredients and refreshments

You bring a mixing bowl and a wooden spoon

Tickets available from St Mary’s Church Office (Weekdays 10am – 11.30am)/Nigel Gabb/Margaret Highton (01531 820245 mg@gmbhighton.plus.com) until Sunday 20th September

Profit to be divided between St Mary’s Church and Newent Youth Services

Charity Ball
at the Chase Hotel Ross-on-Wye

Saturday 26th September
7pm to Midnight

Three Course meal, Music, Raffle, Silent Auction & Much more
In Aid of Arthritis Research UK and Newent Initiative Trust: Multi Wheeled Facility (Support the development of a skate park in Newent)
Tickets £35
For more infromation or to buy tickets call Rebecca on 07891 438323 or email becs772009@hotmail.co.uk

Heritage Display  - 2015 opening

 Starting on Easter Saturday, 4th April 2015, we’ll be welcoming visitors on Saturdays and Sundays until the end of September, between 1.30 and 4.00pm.  NEW information boards on medieval Newent and Into the new Millennium have been made. 



The archaeological finds are being re-mounted too, and in some cases new information


We are also looking to recruit a few more volunteer stewards, so if you enjoy meeting the public, have an interest in local history and archaeology, and can spare a few hours over the summer months, please ring Ginny James on 01531 821904 or  Dierdre Morley, Town Clerk, on 01531 820638.

 ☞    Group visits by arrangement                                   




    Staffed by volunteers and supported by

         Newent Town Council – FREE

Newent in Bloom colours for 2015 are Lilac, Purple, Lemon, Pink and White


NEWENT TOWN COUNCIL:  “The Listening Post”

The Town Council holds a drop-in session which is known as  The Listening Post at the CHill Out Zone in Broad Street Newent on the last Wednesday of every month at 5.30 pm.

If you have any concerns or questions for the Council in any area of its work, why not drop by and meet some of its Members who will be pleased to listen to what you have to say.  The Council looks forward to meeting with you and to hear your views on our town.

Appointments are not necessary, however you can advise the Town Clerk beforehand on 01531 820638 or townclerk@newenttowncouncil.gov.uk

1950-60′s Rock n Roll Evening
George Hotel
Saurday 21st November & 7pm – 11pm

Shoobop (a 5 piece live Band) and The Saddos (a local Shadows tribute Band)
Tickets £10 Available from The George Hotel, Information & Visitor Centre-The Shambles RS Photographic Broad Street Newent or ring 01594 824962








Images courtesy of Forest of Dean Tourism and yourlocalshop

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