here are quite a few events happening this weekend, both in Newport and further afield. With spring on the horizon, you could choose to spend this weekend celebrating Earth Hour, watching the footy or enjoying a craft fair. Here are my top picks of what’s on.
Food & Craft Market
When: Sunday @ 11am – 4pm
Where: The Tea Rooms, Belle Vue Park
Price: Free Entry
A return of the monthly food and craft market at Belle Vue Park. Support local business and sample the wares of producers and crafters from across South East Wales. Sourdough breads, steak burgers and Torfaen honey are just some of the offerings.
Baby & Toddler Show
When: Sunday @ 11am
Where: The Coldra Court Hotel
Price: £3 per adult
If you have a bump, baby or toddler, then this is the event for you. Meet suppliers and businesses from across the region, with offerings that include advice, innovative products and special discounts.
When: Sunday @ 2pm – 4pm
Where: The Neon
Price: Children £9, Adults £11
Bust out some moves as you party away the afternoon in this family friendly rave. Face painting, UV lights, bubble and balloons – what more could you want? How about some of the UK's top DJ's; Nicky Blackmarket and MC Chalky White. Avoid disappointment and book your tickets in advance from the website.
When: Sunday @ 12noon – 3pm
Where: Tredegar Park Golf Club
Price: Free entry
If you are searching for the perfect day head along to the golf club to see what’s on offer. Specially selected suppliers will be on hand throughout the day to help fulfil all your wishes for the big day.
Free Play Session
When: Saturday @ 2pm – 4pm
Where: Newport Sports Village
Price: Free (booking needed)
When: Saturday @ 12noon - 9pm
Where: Tiny Rebel Newport
Tiny Rebel are celebrating Earth Hour this Saturday. They might not be able to turn the lights out, but for every pint of dark beer sold that day, they will donate 50p to WWF Cymru. They are also running a completely vegetarian/vegan menu all day and night!
OUT OF NEWPORT
Vintage Kilo Sale
When: Sunday @ 10am – 4pm
Where: Depot, Dumballs Road, Cardiff
Price: £1.50 entry + £15 per kilo of clothing
Six tonnes of preloved, retro and vintage clothing are going on sale this Sunday in Cardiff. Rummage until your heart's content, fill your bag and take it for weighing. Whatever treasures you find, you’ll pay a standard rate of £15 per kilo.
Food & Craft Market
When: Sunday @ 10am – 3pm
Where: Llanyrafon Manor, Cwmbran
A family friendly market with free parking and no entry fee. A lovely selection of food stalls including cheese, chutneys, jams, sausages, cake, olives, eggs & veg.
When: Saturday @ 5:30pm – 8pm
A free, family, under the sea themed event to celebrate Earth Hour. Visitors can expect lantern making, crafts, storytelling and live music.