Childrens Activities – 12th – 16th August

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Arts and Crafts Summer School

29th July-2nd August at Newent Community School. With 20 different arts/craft courses on offer. This is open to adults only.  Non profit making organisation with charitable status, ( Reg Charity No 1069039).   All courses are taught by experienced tutors, artists in their own right.   Book now for a place on the courses. For further details and costs please go to  or contact Gill Webb  01452531744 for a brochure.

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PAUNTLEY VILLAGE HALL.   7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. 

Our Quiz Evening on Friday 2 August is in aid of Motor Neurone Disease (Research) with a donation to Pauntley Village Hall.  Tables of up to 6 max.  £5.00 per head to include savoury snacks and coffee in the interval.   Bring your own wine and beer.  Raffle.  To book a table please contact Chris on 01531 828454 or Lesley on 01531 822315, or email

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Newent Onion Fayre – 14th September 2019

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

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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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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Expressive Still Life with Kip Kavallares – Sunday 15th September,

10am-3.30pm -A full days painting workshop exploring and creating your own expressive Still Life paintings in acrylic!   £75.- per person (All materials and a light lunch will be provided)  (Advance booking essential) 

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Valegro and Charlotte Dujardin -

JOIN OUR CAMPAIGN TO RAISE FUNDS TO CREATE A HALF LIFE BRONZE SCULPTURE OF VALEGRO THE WORLD’S FAVOURITE DANCING HORSE TO COMMEMORATE HIS UNIQUE CAREER 12 Unique Maquettes of Valegro are being made for sale – the final one to be raffled.  Go to website  or facebook for details or contact newentcc@gmail.

Now retired at owner Carl Hester’s stables in Newent previously ridden by Olympic rider Charlotte Dujardin CBE. 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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- Watch the video launch ;-    The Project was launched on November 2017   



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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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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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