Sponsors & Friends Newport food festival would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. We would like to thank all friends and sponsors who have offered their support over the past 12 years. This year our thanks go to: Accent on Education: education recruitment Friars Walk Newport Market Newport Now Mercure Hotel We are very grateful to our team of volunteers who work tirelessly in the build-up to and including festival day. Their backing has made it possible to grow the event year-on-year. Newport Food Festival is a not-for-profit event, organised by Newport City Council. It is funded by grants, sponsorship and is supported by a body of volunteers. Since the inaugural event in 2010, the format of the festival has changed while growing in size and popularity. Footfall has reached over 20,000 making it one of Newport's largest and best attended events.