e see the return of some regular events this weekend, with more 6 Nations screenings and outdoor adventures. Here are my top picks of what’s going on this weekend.
Balance Bike Race
When: Sunday @ 11am – 12 noon
Where: Wales National Velodrome
Price: £2.90 per rider
A fast-paced battle to be the top cyclist will be fought this weekend at the Wales National Velodrome. Only, the competitors will all be under 5, and riding balance bikes! This is the venue’s first ever Balance Bike Race for 2-5 year olds. Riders of all experience levels are welcome to take part. Spaces are limited to just 15 riders, so booking is essential. Call 01633 656757 to book your space.
River Usk Clean Up
When: Saturday @ 10:30am – 1pm
Where: Meet at Newport Transporter Bridge
Help stop plastics getting into the sea with this river clean up organised by Keep Wales Tidy. Ensure that you wear appropriate footwear and clothing. This site is unsuitable for junior volunteers, so adults only.
When: Sunday @ 10:30am – 4pm
Where: Celtic Manor Resort
Price: Register online for free admission. VIP tickets available for £15
Celtic Manor return with their exclusive annual wedding fayre. If you’re planning your big day, then look no further. Meet the team of specialist events planners, selected exhibitors and bridal catwalk shows.
When: Sunday @ 11am – 12noon
Where: Risca Leisure Centre
Price: £5 per person
Child friendly, family roller skating lessons for ages 5+. A great opportunity for the family to learn together. Lessons include skills such as skating forwards and backwards, runs, edges and basic turns, jumps and spins.
Outdoor Play Session
When: Saturday @ 11am
Where: Tredegar House
Price: Free entry
Free outdoor play session from the Woodland Routes to Wellbeing team. Open to children aged 4-14. Meet by the playpark and remember to dress up warm. Limited spaces available.
6 Nations Fan Zone
When: Saturday @ 12 noon
Where: The Neon
Price: Free entry
All the family welcome to catch the 6 Nations on a full-size cinema screen. Expect great drinks deals, DJs before and after the matches direct from Newport City Radio, Bouncy castle and family fun.