Newtown Winter Festival 2016

October 13, 2016

Newtown's 2016 Winter Festival!

Kicking Off Christmas

Newtown's Christmas Lights will be switched on by Santa with Newtown's Mayor and Carnival Queen at 7:00pm Friday 25th November on The Bear Lanes Balcony. The host for the evening will be DJ Tony Rowley.

The evening will start at 5:00pm on the stage in High Street, with performances from Maesyrhandir School Band, NYP Theatre Group and Adiict Dance. At 6:30pm Santa's Float will lead the procession from the Town Hall Gates via Back Lane and Broad Street to Bear Lanes. Newtown Silver Band will accompany Carol singing around the Christmas Tree before the lights switch on at 7:00pm. The evening's entertainment will continue in High Street until 9:00pm with The Smile and a special Fireshow from ZU Aerial.

There will be Produce Stalls in High Street and Charity Stalls in Bear Lanes. For more information and stall booking forms, please call at the Council Offices, contact Zak Howard on 01686 625544 or email

Santa's Grotto will be in Glanhafren Hall from 11:00am to 2:00pm on Saturdays 26th November, 10th and 17th December.


A firework show will end the Winter Festival at 12 midnight on 1st January 2017.



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