What's on inNewport

Welcome to Newport

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newport - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Newport to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Newport

10
MAY
Horrible Histories
The Baths Hall

So its time to prepare yourselves for HORRIBLE HISTORIES live on stage Using actors and ground‐breaking 3D special effects these two astounding shows THE TERRIBLE TUDORS and THE VILE VICTORIANS are guaranteed to…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

19
MAY
The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams
The Baths Hall

An Evening With original Rubettes Alan Williams John Richardson and Mick Clarke as they play the hits and tell like it was. Accompanied by Steve Innes Etherington.Hear the songs the stories and the memories as recalled by the guys who were actually…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 542776
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20
MAY
Sean Lock: Keep It Light - plus support
The Baths Hall

Comedian Sean Lock is set to visit The Baths Hall next year as part of his UK tour.The 8 out of 10 Cats team captain will visit Scunthorpe on Friday 20 May with his new stand‐up show. Every three years Sean Lock…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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21
MAY
Men of Steel - with Lesley Garrett
The Baths Hall

25 years ago the Scunthorpe Male Voice Choir had an idea to pull together Male Voice Choirs from all the major steel making areas of Northern England to sing in a 200 men massed concert entitled Men of Steel.This was held at…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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23
MAY
HMS Pinafore
East Riding Theatre

The much‐loved highly‐acclaimed all‐male H.M.S. Pinafore is embarking on an extensive UK Tour to ensure no‐one misses the boat. Join the hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan with the award‐winning company that brought you the all‐male productions of The Pirates of Penzance…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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28
MAY
Mark Steel - Who Do I Think I Am?
The Plowright Theatre

See Mark Steel in his newest stand up show a surprising and enthralling story told with aplomb. Previously Mark has written and presented Mark Steels In Town on BBC Radio 4 and toured it live around the UK. Mark has presented the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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02
JUN
Dave Spikey - Punchlines
The Baths Hall

Comedian Dave Spikey is to return to The Baths Hall next year. The comic famed for appearances in Phoenix Nights with Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness will visit Scunthorpe on Thursday 2 June. Punchlines derive their humour from being unexpected…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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03
JUN
Something to Smile About: Performing Arts Festival
Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre

2016 finds us at the new venue Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre Also Known as Hatfield Marina and Hatfield Water Park. The venue is ideally situated just off of the M180 it is close to local amenities is perfect for disabled visitors and…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07544 034552
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04
JUN
The Johnny Cash Roadshow
The Plowright Theatre

Due to unprecedented demand the show returns for the fourth consecutive yearThe UKs No1 Tribute fronted by respected singersongwriter Clive John with The Spirit Band re‐create with astounding accuracy and truly capture the essence of what it was like to be at…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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07
JUN
Dinosaur Zoo
The Baths Hall

Direct from Australia Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before up close and personalFrom cute baby dinos to teeth‐gnashing giants meet the most recent addition…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

11
JUN
The Carpenters Story
The Baths Hall

The award‐winning Carpenters Story celebrates the music of one of the most successful pop duos in music history Richard & Karen Carpenter.The internationally acclaimed Claire Furley is unsurpassed in her uncanny representation of Karen Carpenter. Her stunning vocal harmonies combined with state…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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17
JUN
Beverley Folk Festival 2016
Beverley Racecourse

Beverley Folk Festival 17 19th 2016www.beverleyfestival.comBeverley Folk Festival has launched the plans for 2016 with a raft of headline acts. They include the multi‐award winning Kate Rusby folk‐rockers Steeleye Span and rising stars The Younguns. Latest addition to the line‐up is…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01377 219112
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17
JUN
Let's Hang On
The Baths Hall

Following huge demand after their performance here last year Lets Hang On returns to The Baths Hall with their award‐winning celebration of the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four SeasonsFeaturing an anthology of classic hits including Cant Take My Eyes Off You…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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19
JUN
Allerthorpe Sprint Triathlon
Allerthorpe Lakeland Park

. A regular favourite for many local triathletes and some remarkable performances over its nine year history.The Allerthorpe Sprint Triathlon is your first opportunity of 2016 to sample open water triathlon with Freebird Events.The history of the event has proved very popular…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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25
JUN
Summer Dreaming: Greased Up & Ready to Roll
The Baths Hall

From the team who brought you An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show comes SUMMER DREAMING the greasiest homage to a bygone era when Elvis was King and all a girl dreamed about was becoming Prom Queen. This fully choreographed highly…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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01
JUL
La Voce
The Baths Hall

The UKs answer to Il Divo La Voce includes some of the best classically trained voices in the world offering a feast of classical favourites fused with the greatest pop songs spanning generations all delivered with style charm and panache. Backed by…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 542776
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13
JUL
Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige
The Baths Hall

Return of The Grumpy Old Women‐ Fifty Shades Of BeigeReturning after a critically acclaimed total sell‐out sell‐out spring 2015 tour the Grumpies are back to knock some sense into the nation. Perrier Award‐winning comedian writer and original star of Grumpy Old Women…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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30
JUL
East Yorkshire Motor Services Brass Band
The Plowright Theatre

Following a successful concert in 2015 the East Yorkshire Motor Services Band returns to The Plowright Theatre. Billed as the most entertaining band in the UK by the Grimsby Telegraph the EYMS Band will once again present a programme to dazzle amaze…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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02
SEP
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - The Proms
The Baths Hall

Last Night at the PromsSoprano: Rose SettenConductor: Hilary Davan WettonThe very best of classical music alongside classic Proms favourites including:GRIEG Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain KingROGERS & HAMMERSTEIN Climb Every MountainTCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty WaltzROSSINI The Barber of Seville OvertureMOZART…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 542776
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03
SEP
Sundowner Triathlon and Sundowner Sprint Tri
Allerthorpe Lakeland Park

. Sundowner Middle Distance Triathlon and Sundowner Sprint Triathlon on the same day.1900m Swim 90km Bike and 21km Run ‐ Sundowner Trior750m Swim 20km Bike and 5km Run ‐ Sundowner Sprint TriThe unique Sundowner Triathlon has a leisurely Saturday midday start wake…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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15
SEP
Carmen
The Baths Hall

Carmen the most powerful enjoyable and tuneful opera.Music by Georges BizetLibrettists Henri Meilhac and Ludovic HalevySung in French with English SurtitlesRussian State Opera enjoyed a well deserved standing ovation Daily PostFeaturing an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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14
OCT
T.Rextasy
The Baths Hall

The worlds only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T.Rex. T.Rextasy have now been gigging around the world for over 20 years a career that ironically out lives Marcs very own T.Rex.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Jackson Live in Concert
The Baths Hall

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but many of todays artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music and he was continually at the…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 542776
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29
OCT
An Evening of Dirty Dancing
The Baths Hall

Now in its 6th record‐breaking year An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. Often imitated but never bettered this is the original concert celebration of the iconic music…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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10
NOV
Talon - The Best of Eagles
The Baths Hall

Talon have been recognised by the Agents Association of Great Britain as the OFFICIAL UK No. 1 Eagles tribute show they return to The Baths Hall by popular demand…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 542776
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11
NOV
Al Murray: Let's Go Back Together
The Baths Hall

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher yeah that. The nations critically acclaimed bar‐based‐braveheart Al Murray ‐ The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense crusade to re‐Great Britain in his brand new show. We live in troubling times. Europe. The…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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30
NOV
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Beethoven: Symphony
The Baths Hall

Beethoven Symphony No.7Jean‐Luc Tingaud conductorJennifer Pike violinMOZART The Magic Flute OvertureTCHAIKOVKY PolonaiseBRUCH Violin ConcertoBEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7Under the direction of the vivacious conductor Jean‐Kuc Tingaud the Orchestra will perform a selection of classics from some of the great composers. These include…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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06
DEC
Jimmy Carr: The Best Of..
The Baths Hall

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits TourJimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542776
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Tourist Attractions


Boothferry Golf Club

Boothferry Golf Club ‐ golf course in Goole, North Humberside. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01430 430364 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Boothferry Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Brough Golf Club

Brough Golf Club ‐ golf course in Brough, North Humberside. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01482 667483 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Brough Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Cave Castle Golf Club

Cave Castle Golf Club ‐ golf course in Brough, North Humberside. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01430 421286 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Cave Castle Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Hessle Golf Club

Hessle Golf Club ‐ golf course in Cottingham, North Humberside. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01482 659457 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Hessle Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Market Weighton & Arras

SnookerPool Hall at Market Weighton & Arras in York, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01430 873484 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Normanby Hall and Country Park

Set in the heart of undiscovered North Lincolnshire, the 300 acres of Normanby Hall Country Park provide the perfect day out for all the family.Return to the elegance of a more leisurely era in the beautiful Regency Hall and learn about Lincolnshire's rich rural heritage in the fascinating…

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