The streets of Newport will be transformed for The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre’s two-day extravaganza Big Splash. In an exciting development for 2019, on Saturday 20 July Commercial Street will come alive as musicians, performers and artists from across the city come together to perform as part of a giant busking festival.
Preparations are well and truly underway for The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre’s Big Splash 2019 and the people of Newport are in for a treat! The free family festival will take over the streets of Newport on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 July with acts, groups and music curated exclusively for
This summer, to get you all in the festival mood Newport’s The Riverfront are running a series of ‘Festival Makers’ workshops in collaboration with Citrus Arts, a South Wales based performance company founded by Welsh artists James and Bridie Doyle-Roberts. Festival Makers aims to get people of all ages into the festival spirit and teach them some fantastic new skills through a series of free workshops in the run up to the Big Splash festival.
Cardiff’s award-winning festival, Sŵn, has announced a further 35 acts to its already legendary line-up. The three-day festival takes place 18-20 October across multiple venues in the music capital of Wales.
The award-winning Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival: Everyman 19 returns to Sophia Gardens this summer, with six weeks of theatre for the whole family from the 27th June – 3rd August.
The outdoor family street theatre festival Big Splash will once again return to the streets of Newport for July 2019 to amaze, amuse and entertain local people and visitors from the surrounding areas!
Sŵn festival has announced the first round of artists joining its annual roster, for three days of the finest music and performance in the Welsh capital. The festival will take place on 18th, 19th and 20th October 2019 and features a carefully curated, diverse line up of upcoming and established acts.
Two leading Welsh dance companies, Bombastic, Kitsch & Sync Collective are joined by London based Sweetshop Revolution, and local dance groups to perform in a fun and entertaining hour of pop up dance.
Created in 2016, RawFfest is a 4-day youth arts festival for Wales taking place in Wales Millennium Centre from 25 April – 28 April 2019. A fun and innovative festival, RawFfest is planned and programmed by young people for young people and offers an experience of the arts in its richest and rawest form.
Newport welcomed back the Big Splash festival on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July 2018. Check out our video highlights for Saturday…