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Immerse yourself in the creative energy at The Big Splash Festival | Wales’s largest free outdoor arts festival

Calling all art enthusiasts and families seeking summertime adventure! The Big Splash Festival is a vibrant celebration of the arts held annually in Newport, Wales. Renowned as the largest free outdoor arts festival in Wales, it transforms Newport city centre into a hub of creativity for two exciting days.

The festival caters to all ages, offering a diverse program of live music, captivating street theatre, and dazzling dance performances. But the Big Splash isn’t just about watching – it’s about getting involved! The festival boasts a multitude of workshops and activities designed for all ages. Let your little ones unleash their inner artist at a craft session or learn a new dance move with a friendly instructor.

Big Splash got your feet tired?
Our rooftop’s calling! Head to Mercure Newport’s NP20 Bar & Kitchen for chilled vibes after the festival and unwind on our stunning rooftop terrace, boasting delightful city views, and savor delicious cuisine alongside refreshing beverages.

Looking for a hotel near the Big Splash Festival?
We’re the perfect base! Our hotel positions you within easy walking distance to the festival allowing you to effortlessly transition between the vibrant festival atmosphere and the comfort of your hotel room.

When: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July 2024
Where: Expect performances and activities spread across various streets, squares, and venues within Newport city centre.

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