Key events

Following the success of the Nato Summit in 2014 and the Ryder Cup in 2010, Newport’s reputation as an international centre for events is growing rapidly.

Tiny Rebel Newport Food Festival 2016

Newport Food Festival celebrated its sixth birthday with another successful day on Saturday 1st October. 

Sponsored by Tiny Rebel, the event had a distinctly Newport flavour with over 70 stalls showcasing local and regional food and drink, chef demonstrations in Newport Market, the final of the Teenchef Challenge, street theatre, live music and children's activities.

The Tiny Rebel Newport Food Festival for 2017 is planned for Saturday 7th October. 

Visit the  Newport Food Festival website to find out more.

InterAction Council Meeting 2015

World statesmen and strategy shapers met in Newport in June for the InterAction Council held at the Celtic Manor Resort. 

The InterAction Council is a body of former world leaders which develops practical solutions to the world’s political, economic and social problems.

NATO Summit

World leaders came to Newport in September 2014 to attend the Nato Summit, read more about how Newport hosted the event in Newport Matters (pdf).

Newport City Summit

At the fourth Newport Summit in November 2016 more than 150 of Newport’s most prominent civic and business leaders were updated on achievements during a momentous year of progress for the city.