Literature Village – Newark Market Place
Visit our Literature Village throughout the Festival in Newark Market Place. Starting small our village will grow over the four days, there will be something new every day from children’s authors, to booksellers, cake makers, museums, the fabulous Festival Stall, Festival teddies, bags, pens, information… and more.
Thursday 6th July
Music with Jack Brett
Suthers School Performing Arts Students
Friday 7th July
Music with Adam Schofield
Electro-acoustic percussive Spanish Guitar playing original arrangements in a wide variety of styles. Adam is a master of the loop pedal, creating layer upon layer of sound to create an atmosphere perfect for any special occasion.
Mount School – Letting Our Lights Shine
Join pupils from Mount School, Newark Creates Umbrella School for their ADHD Foundation Umbrella inspired performance!
Saturday 8th July
Market Stalls – near the Town Hall (and NBF inside!)
Ugly Bugs Wingding – Street Theatre puppet shows
The Studio at Averham
Watch dance performances from one of our local dance companies, and then have a go yourself!
Sunday 9th July
Robin Hood Youth Theatre, The Railway Children
Intarsia is a duo of performers from diverse backgrounds. Jo May and Sarah Matthews have worked together since 2018, combining voice, violin, viola, octave fiddle, tenor guitar, balafon and a wide range of other percussion instruments. The sounds of these wooden instruments blend to create intricate delivery of original and traditional material inspired by English songs, European dance tunes, West African rhythms and more.
Want to learn how to play the spoons? Join in!
2pm-2.10pm + 2.30pm-2.40pm + 3pm-3.10pm
Scottish Country Dancing
Join Urban Canvas for Historic Street Games!