On the Lawn this SummerOn the Lawn this Summer

Join us on the lawn located in Usk Plaza, the perfect spot to join friends and family over the summer months. A selection of games, additional seats and activities will be available all Summer long (weather permitting).

And not forgetting our other events which will take place across the shopping centre, including the main mall and John Frost Square.

Big Splash

22 Jul - 23 Jul

Saturday / Sunday

The Big Splash family street theatre festival returns to Newport with a weekend of FREE family fun! From the quietly intriguing to outlandish and bonkers, there will be performances popping up in six Big Splash zones, creating one large outdoor stage in the city centre!
The Friars Walk zone will host a variety of street theatre, dance and entertainment from 11am – 5pm Saturday and 11.45am – 5pm Sunday.
Download the full timetable

Princesses come to Debenhams

22 Jul Saturday

Popular Princesses will be in the Cosmetic section of Debenhams from 12.45pm until 2pm to help raise money towards Children in Need. Children can meet the princesses and even have their photo taken with them.

Capital FM
Cash Runner

29 Jul & 12 Aug

Polly and the Capital Street Stars will be joining us from 10am.
Catch the Capital Cash Runner, tell them your favourite radio station and win your share of £1000's.

Mascot day

29 Jul Saturday

Fun for all the family with popular children's mascots between 12pm - 3.30pm.

Newport County Mural Unveiling

3 Aug Thursday

Join Newport County and their team on the unveiling of the new photo hot spot. Come down from 3pm and take a ‘shot’ to be in with the chance of winning a prize.

Muffin Break Kids Cookie Workshop

4 Aug Fri - 7 Aug Mon

Fun for all ages, get creative, get baking. Workshops start at 10am. To book a space call 01633 214214.

Titan the Robot

5 Aug Saturday

Not to be missed Titan the Robot is a unique blend of comedy, street theatre and music creating a fascinating show that is unrivalled in the world today! Funny, fast paced and full of surprises, Titan is the ultimate family entertainment comedy show where you come to expect the unexpected!

Princesses & Superheroes

12 Aug Saturday

From fairy tale to comic characters come along and meet our real life princesses and superheroes between 11am - 4pm.

The Troll

19 Aug Saturday

Straight out of a fairy tale, this fearsome Troll has been let loose in Friars Walk! A fierce but friendly giant, the inquisitive Troll is on the lookout for company and is ready to play.

Life’s a Beach

26 Aug - 27 Aug
Saturday / Sunday