Newent Onion Fayre (10th Anniversary)1995-2005
Saturday 10th September 2005
Welcome to Newent and the 10th Newent Onion Fayre featuring the Party in the Park.
Grand Opening Ceremony with Hannah Stewart-Jones from Tv's Central News on ITV1. FREE to all (Nominal Car Park charge includes programme worth �1)
For the first time ever the Newent Onion Fayre is extending the
entertainment into the evening with live music at the Marquee, Pork
Roast, Licenced Bar and the Grand Finale Firework Display!!!
2 STAGES OF LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
60 & 70s tribute, Rock & Roll, Traditional Irish Music, Brass Band,
African Drums, Country Music, Wandering Street Musicians, Dancers, Magic & Mirth with children's entertainers.
Fairground rides from the gentle to the outright scary!
The Onion Show. This is the only one of its kind in the country.
Beer & Wine Festival plus live entertainment well in to the evening at the George Hotel.
ONION EATING COMPETITIONS.
Try your hand - Course Fishing display at the lake from the Professional Anglers Association and the Environment Agency.
Birds of Prey - Get up close to the birds!
Traders window displays competition.
Wedding Dress Exhibition.
A superb selection of wedding dresses exhibited in the apt venue of
Newent's St Mary's Church.
An excellent exhibition of work from local artists and pupils at the
local schools at the Post Office Gardens.
Model Boat Display.
Gloucester & District Model Boat Club sailing
display at the lake. Scale yachts, steam launches, jet skis and
Over 125 Stands From pork roasts, hot dogs, chinese to pub grub. Fast food with refreshments to suit every palate.
Country Crafts Skills & Local Produce.
6 Tonnes of Onions! for sale under the Market House.
Onion stringing demonstrations,
Organic and other fresh produce available throughout the town.