Dirty Dancing outdoors – 28th July

  • - Outdoor Cinema Screening- Dirty Dancing! Get ready to have the time of your life in the stunning grounds of the International Centre for Birds of Prey, nestled in the rolling Gloucestershire countryside. A film that really needs no introduction, Dirty Dancing made an instant star of Jennifer Grey and propelled Patrick Swayze into the stratosphere. This classic tale of love, dancing, rebellion and not putting babies in corners will forever be a classic.

    Contact: 01531 825 332
    Tickets available from

     or visit website

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Newent Onion Fayre – 8th September 2018

Gloucestershire’s LARGEST  FREE TO ENTER one-day festival   – www.newentonionfayre.net  

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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Coming Home – 23rd Nov

A concert to mark the homecoming of the troops 100 years after the end of World War 1. Come and support your local community in this mark of respect and celebration.  

7 pm  Newent Community School


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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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Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin –

Valegro, who is now retired at owner Carl Hester’s stables in Newent, made a rare appearance with Olympic rider Charlotte Dujardin CBE at the public project launch at Newent Market House

The crowdfunding is underway in our quest to have a beautiful  statue of Valegro in our town so people remember this one in a million horse forever. If anyone would like to support our campaign and make this a reality, please see the link  :- To find out more


 - Watch the video launch ;-    The Project was launched on November 2017   This unique and special horse will have a very special place where he can ‘dance’ and inspire local people and visitors forever.



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Newent Market – Every Friday morning

Memorial Hall –   https://www.facebook.com/newentfridaymarket  Every Friday  9:00 – 11:00   see FACEBOOK
Newent Memorial Hall  -  07834 493958
 Local produced fresh foods including cakes, savouries, jams and chutneys.
Seasonal vegetables, eggs, cut flowers, plants and cards.  Meat, sausages and bacon from Brockmore Farm

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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 www.rudford.net 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: acox27@btinternet.com


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