Venues & Activities
The Rhythm Factory
The Rhythm Factory is the place to be! During the afternoon the team run a variety of music, dance & DJ workshops. In the evenings the venue becomes our main after hours destination where we'll have performances from amazing lyricists, dancers, singers and DJs.
The n:gage team works with young people who are on the fringes of the event. This team is made up of youth workers and professionals who have a passion to see those on the edge get integrated into the event and leave with a greater attachment to their church youth group.
During Newday week The Prayer Zone offers a space where everyone of any age can find space to take some time out and spend time alone with God.
Retro is a super-chic ‘chillaxing’ retro-themed venue which is the place for Bible-pun-based ice cream sundaes and waffles. On a hot, unrelenting summer’s day, where else would you even think of being?!
The Pink Bar provides the essentials to help you survive the week: nail painting, games consoles, hand massages, a chill out area, hair extensions, hair straighteners and even hair dryers in our very own Salon! Phone charging is available here.
The Gents has pool tables, table tennis, inflatable pole jousts, sumo suits and runs the Nerf Arena. Phone charging is available here.
The Live Lounge
The vision driving The Live Lounge is everything to do with music and the arts, and there will be loads going on, including open mic slots for musicians, singers, rappers, poets and comedians. Whatever your creative talent, The Live Lounge is the place to let it flow.
Enjoy cappuccino moments in our relaxing coffee shop environment. You can use the Trading Post pin board blog, top up your cups from the Watering Hole and take time to relax, laugh, chat and build relationships.
The Cow Shed is the Newday milkshake making machine! Our vision is to serve up the tastiest milkshakes this side of the pond and create a focal point for people to get together, chill and have fun. It is estimated that 2,900 milkshakes were served in the Cow Shed (one every 45 seconds) during the 2015 festival!
The Active Zone is where you’ll find our skate park, basketball court, table tennis and pool tables. Situated in the Arena a variety of indoor sports will test your skill & valour.
On our outdoor pitches we’ll have football, rugby, dodgeball & ultimate frisbee + many other competitions taking place throughout the week. Sign up for all competitions takes place the evening before in the Active Zone.
Attached to the Gents you can enter the world of Nerf. Each year a skilled team create a themed arena for you to battle it out against your friends.
Bookshop & Resources
An area to relax and browse a wide selection of books, music and resources tailored to young people. This venue also includes our album pre-order stand.