Newport Village Fete delights visitors as it makes its grand return

PUBLISHED: 14:16 15 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:36 15 August 2017

Amateur dramatics perform at Newport Village Fete. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Amateur dramatics perform at Newport Village Fete. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

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Crowds descended on Newport last weekend to celebrate the return of its summer fete.

A youngster has a go at one of the games on offer at Newport Village Fete. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOA youngster has a go at one of the games on offer at Newport Village Fete. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

The event, on August 12, saw visitors – and some of their furry friends – browse stalls, take a look at classic cars, and try their hand at some traditional games.

Vistors and their furry friends enjoying the weather at the fete. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOVistors and their furry friends enjoying the weather at the fete. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

There was also rapturous applause for Danni Nicholls, who was part of the show’s live entertainment section, once she finished her set.

Classic cars were on display at the fete too. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOClassic cars were on display at the fete too. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Danni Nicholls performs. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTODanni Nicholls performs. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Youngsters also got in on the action with plenty of face painting, comic performances and, of course, a trip to the ice cream stand.

Face painting was also on offer on the day. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOFace painting was also on offer on the day. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

There was even a crockery smash stall for visitors to have a go at, with plates, cups, and saucers stacked high against a towering bookcase.

Youngsters form an orderly queue outside the ice cream stand. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOYoungsters form an orderly queue outside the ice cream stand. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

The fete made its grand return following a hiatus last year.

The 2017 event made sure to build on the success of previous years though, which have seen live bands, bouncy castles and pony rides.

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