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Plans for 9th Village Festival in 2014 were abandoned but can restart when the grounds are viable
and the Industial Area which is only a few minutes walk away.
Thank You for Your support
We thought our visitors might be interested in similar events elsewhere so we've included a search facility and more links
NEXT FESTIVAL DATE
Sunday 1st September
Family friendly Summer events at the Welfare Grounds
have taken place for many years.
At one time the flagship outing was Rogerstone Carnival.
From 2005 until 2013 it was Rogerstone Village Festival.
From 2018 it has been Rogerstone Festival.
This website is an appreciation of the Village Festival years
and will be "modernised" as information arrives
OUR CENTRE PAGE
IN THE ROGERSTONE
PLEASE KEEP YOURS
IF NOT ...
No worries ... a programme will be available, free of
charge, on the day
ROGERSTONE VILLAGE FESTIVAL: Sample PROGRAMME
12.15 Official Opening by the Mayor
12.30 Belly Dancers
1.00 Newport Salsa Club
1.15 Kix Dancers
1.30 Dancers: Street Beat
1.45 Sea Cadets: Hornpipe
2.0 Fun Dog Show
3.0 The Widders Dancers
3.30 Gymnasts: Flip & Twist
4.0 Raffle Draw
4.15 Street Dancers: Vengeance
4.30 The Widders Dancers
4.45 Zumba until 5pm
ARTISTS AND ACTS
Could everyone taking part in
Arena Events please be in the
Green Room Marquee
15 MINUTES BEFORE PERFORMING
Times of performances are CRITICAL this year. Late arrival will mean that the time slot is reallocated and
THE ACT WILL BE CANCELLED
The Widders Dancers. Zumba
Team and the Belly Dancers will be asked to run visitor workshops during the afternoon in the area outside the
Green Room Marquee.
Other performers may well join in.
Bank holiday Monday 27th August
VILLAGE FESTIVAL ON HOLD
AFTER MUCH DELIBERATION THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL DECIDED TO "REST" THE FOOTBALL PITCHES UNTIL WORK HAD BEEN COMPLETED.
THE AREA WAS FLOODED FOR FIVE MONTHS IN 2013 AND SUFFERED THE SCARS OF WATER-LOGGING.
ARRANGEMENTS WERE MADE THAT INVOLVED DRAINING THE FIELD SO THAT CANCELLATIONS OF EVENTS / FOOTBALL MATCHES WILL NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN ... ONCE IT WAS ALL DONE
UNDAUNTED, THE COMMITTE KEPT IN TOUCH AND HAVE DECIDED TO SPEND MONEY
RAISED IN 2012 ON :
SUPPORTING LOCAL GROUPS
CHRISTMAS TREE / DECORATIONS IN THE VILLAGE
PREPARING TO RESTART WHEN GROUND WORKS COMPLETED AND SETTLED IN
NOW UP AND RUNNING
AS ROGERSTONE FESTIVAL
PLEASE SEE COMMUNITY COUNCIL WEBSITE
AND ROGERSTONE COMMUNITY FACEBOOK PAGES FOR UPDATES