Newport Food Festival Food festival returns! The Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival returns to the city centre on Saturday 7 October 2017. Last year traders, chefs and entertainers provided culinary delights and mouth-watering demonstrations. Over 14,000 people enjoyed the 2016 Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival and there was a real buzz across the venues. It was great to see so many people visiting and getting involved - we hope that this year’s event will be even bigger and better! Sponsors and supporters of this year's event are headline sponsor Tiny Rebel Brewery , plus the Celtic Manor Resort, The Golden Lion Magor and Newport Now.