Free summer fun for all ages

Council teams have been busy organising activities for children of all abilities and their families in venues across the city.
Youth and play session participants holding a colourful parachute in an outside space / Cyfranogwyr sesiwn ieuenctid a chwarae yn dal parasiwt lliwgar mewn gofod awyr agored

The youth and play service programme is packed with a huge variety of activities including indoor and outdoor fun, circus skills, cooking and pottery sessions, number tots and much, much more. 

To find out what is going on and to book a place visit our Eventbrite page or email [email protected]

You can also use the same link to book a place at the National Play Day event on 7 August in Rodney Parade.

Between 11am and 3pm there will be free activities all day. Those attending can also get free transport on Newport Bus to the event by showing their Eventbrite ticket to the driver.

There’s lots going on in our libraries too. Children can take part in the summer reading challenge which has the theme “marvellous makers” this year. Just pop into your local library to find out more.

Other organisations are also holding summer holiday events. Find out more at and