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Excitement is building in Newtown as the town prepares to host its annual Outdoor Festival, set to take place this weekend.

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Excitement is building in Newtown as the town prepares to host its annual Outdoor Festival, set to take place this weekend.

The festival, a favorite among residents and visitors alike, promises to be a massive celebration of the great outdoors, with a wide range of activities and attractions for all to enjoy. For the full list, please scroll to the bottom.

  Newtown Outdoor Festival 2024

This event starts at 01/06/2024 09:00am and is being held at Town Hall Grounds. Tickets free. Click here for more information.

Scheduled for Saturday, an array of engaging activities are on offer, catering to various interests and age groups. From a Park Run to dog-friendly walks and archery sessions, there is something for everyone to partake in.

Those interested in Welsh language and heritage can join the Ceri Welsh language walk or the heritage walk exploring the town's history. For nature enthusiasts, there are alpaca walks, fishing demos, and even an opportunity to try out map reading skills.

The festival grounds will also feature a variety of stalls showcasing local talents and products, from gardening and plants to arts and crafts. Food vendors will be on-site to keep attendees satisfied, with offerings from delicious wood-fired pizzas to tasty ice cream treats.

And the fun doesn't end on Saturday, as Sunday's lineup promises more engaging activities including a Junior Park Run, canoeing, Tai Chi, and even a Duck Race at Dolerw Park.

The day will also feature various stalls and food vendors such as Amore Pizza and Hoof & Scoop Ice Cream to keep visitors entertained and well-fed throughout the day.

For those interested in digging deeper into the festival's offerings and schedule, more information can be found on the festival's website.

Saturday Activities

Time Type of Activity Where to Meet
9:00 Park Run Hafan yr Afon
9.30 Dog Friendly walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
9.30 Ceri Welsh language walk As above
9.30 Map reading skills Meet Helen, (Bryn Walking) at WN reception desk?
9.45 Bus ramble As above
10:00 Archery Hafren Archers range field
10.15 Dolforwyn walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
10.30 Waterways & town walk As above
  Climbing Tower Main festival field
11:00 Heritage walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
  Alpaca walk Main festival field
  Fishing - Fly casting demo Main festival field
11.30 Trehafren Accessible walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
14:00 Accessible walk and draw  As above

 

Sunday Activities

Time Type of Activity Where to Meet
9:00 Junior Park Run Hafan yr Afon
9.30 Dog Friendly walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
9.30 Challenge walk Meet Helen, (Bryn Walking) at WN reception desk
10:00 Bwlch y Ffrith walk As above
10:00 Brimmon Woods As above
10:00 Canoeing WCC reception tent
10:00 Archery Hafren Archers range field
10:00 Climbing Tower Main festival field
10.30 Fachwen Pool walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
11:00 Heritage walk As above
  Tai Chi Meet at the Gallery reception
11.15 Foraging walk Walking Newtown reception desk (Oriel Davies Gallery)
13:00 Sing and stroll As above
14:00 Artist led walk As above
16:00 Duck Race Watch the race from the Dolerw Park footbridge

 

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