Instant Wit – 16th November

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Saturday 17 November – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society (12A)

.  Film Evening -.  7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.  at Pauntley Village Hall.  £5.50 to include tea/coffee and cake.  Bring your own wine/beer. Raffle

Based on the bestselling novel.  London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited journalist, receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet’s growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever. From the producers of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and with an all-star British cast, comes a compelling romantic drama with an intriguing mystery at its heart.  Tickets on 01531 822315, or

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Christmas Tree Festival

Join us to view over 50 trees individually decorated by local organisations in the beautiful setting of St. Mary’s Newent.

Saturday 24 November 1.00pm – 7.00pm
Wednesday 28 November 5.00pm – 7.00pm by Candlelight
Saturday 1 December 10.00am – 3.00pm

Entrance £1 (accompanied children free)

Sunday 2 December 3.00pm Community Carols  Celebrate the closing of the Christmas Tree Festival by singing traditional Christmas carols with music from the Cheltenham Salvation Army Band and Puppets and the Community Choir.  Retiring collection in aid of the Church restoration.

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Newent Onion Fayre – 14th September 2019

Gloucestershire’s LARGEST  FREE TO ENTER one-day festival   –  

Saturday 8th September 2018

Newent Onion Fayre is a one day street festival of food, drink, music and merriment which attracts almost 15,000 visitors. At the heart of the festival is the Onion Show which is unique in its status in the UK. The whole town becomes a party during what has become recognised as a celebration of the first day of harvest at the end of the summer.


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Newent Market – Every Friday morning

Memorial Hall –  Every Friday  9:00 – 11:00   see FACEBOOK
Newent Memorial Hall  -  07834 493958 -

largest independent indoor market in the area,   over 35 stall holders who join at some time during the month.
This is run by local people who either produce and make crafts in the area,  Being independent we are able to keep our cost reasonable. We have local meat from three local suppliers and free range eggs, Homemade cakes, yummy scotch eggs,  savouries and bread , Celino family with ready meals and Italian patisserie, local honey, two local cheese makers,  Gluten free and vegan bakery goodies, local apple juice,  local seasonal fruit and veg grown in the area,  vegetable and fruit stall, homemade jams, chutney, and pickles, local fudge, alcohol fruit mixers, cut flowers,  Vegetable plants,  Amazing range of herbs for the kitchen, seasonal floral plants, shrubs and trees. crafts include cards from a number of traders,  woollen products, wood products, knitted baby clothes,  eco friendly candles, bath bombs, hats, cushions, horseshoe gifts, good luck wedding horseshoes, and more still joining.  email  Great place to shop and meet friends for coffee/tea before the weekend.

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Heritage Centre – Market House from 31st March

     From Easter Saturday, 31st March, until Sunday, 30th September, volunteer Market House stewards will be opening Newent’s Market House town history and life display to the public every Saturday and Sunday (except Onion Fayre weekend) between 1.30 and 4pm.

Entrance fee: Free

By arrangement can be opened for groups at other times
For further details contact Ginny James 01531 821904

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Morning Market

Monthly on last Saturday of the month:
Title: Morning Market
Location: Rudford and Highleadon Village Hall
Link out: Click here
Description: Bring along some of the surpluses from your gardens or kitchens and exchange them for other peoples produce, plus stalls run by local people selling home produced goods and delicious brunch and refreshments. For details see or ring 01452 790831

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Mothers’ Union Monthly Meeting

Monthly except December at 2pm
Title: Mothers’ Union Monthly Meeting
Location: St. Mary’s Church Newent
Link out: Click here
Tea, Biscuit and a Chat
Open to All
For further information phone Margaret Highton 01531 820245

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Community Cinema with A Family Film

Every third Saturday  Doors Open 6pm and Film starts at 6.30pm
Community Cinema with A Family Film  at Community Centre – Ross Road

Link out: Click here
Description: FREE   Refreshments
All children must be accompanied by an adult
For further information please contact Andrea Cox:


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