Summer In Newbury 2021
Newbury is set to experience a summer like never before. A new series of outdoor events is planned for all to enjoy a cultural programme of live music and performances. Musicians and DJs who have performed at the likes of Notting Hill Carnival, WOMAD, Latitude Festival, Glastonbury and Bestival are booked for the event.
The free events start on the 25th July 2021 with local DJ’s in The marketPlace to perform live sets between 12 noon and 5pm. On August 1st is a laid back afternoon of Acoustics Anthems and starts at 1pm with an eight piece jazz band followed by three other local acts- a duo band, solo artist and covers act.
The events are going to be taking place on a fortnightly basis, the third event being on the 15th August when Disco Shed will be dominating The market place- live from midday to 5pm.
The ultimate vent is on Sunday 29th August which is a. Big Band Finale, starting at noon this will feature 24 performers from nine different acts going on sage until 8 pm.
There is also three family fun days taking place for free across the town consisting of Jollypop entertainment, children’s rides and balloon modellers alongside a range of fresh arts and crafts workshops and other events. The family days will be held in the market Place, Kennet centre and Parkway Shopping. These events will be on Wednesday 28th July, Wednesday 11th August and Tuesday 24th August between 10am and 5pm.
The Ugly Duckling will also be providing free activity on these dates, the Corn Exchange will be offering activities On Wednesday 28th July and Tuesday 24th August. City Arts will be providing activities on Wednesday 11th August .
There is also a Big Summer Screen Event on Wednesday 11th August, screening Disney films.
The aim is to bring some much needed cheer to the town .