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Venues & Activities

There’s so much to get involved in at Newday, as well as our regular seminars and meetings!

We have cafés to meet-up and chill out in, a busy central concourse area, sports teams, live music, workshops, prayer zones and inflatables. Whether you’re in the mood to relax and worship with friends or get involved in a new sport or activity, we have something for everyone.

All of our venues and activities are listed below.

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    The Rhythm Factory

    The Rhythm Factory is the urban music hub of Newday. With live concerts and DJ nights, we’ll be bringing you the best in rap, grime, Afrobeat and dancehall music.

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    The Engage 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.

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    Prayer Space

    The Prayer Space offers a place for individuals and groups to escape the noise and busyness of the main site and spend some time seeking God.

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    The Arcade

    The Arcade is focused on gaming, with retro consoles, giant Tetris maze, glitter tattoos and dance machines. Dual play gaming competitions run daily on three big screens. Challenge your mates or just chill with a slushy and a few sweet treats around our new pixel-inspired bar..

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    The Lounge

    The Lounge showcases live music and the arts. There will be loads going on, including open mic slots for musicians, singers, rappers, poets or even comedians. Whatever your creative talent, The Lounge is the space to let it flow.

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    Café Froth

    Cafe Froth is the perfect location catch up with friends in a chilled out atmosphere. Serving espresso-based drinks, our menu includes moreish doughnuts and cake, plus a variety of quirky hot chocolates and toppings.

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    Cow Shed

    The Cow Shed is the Newday milkshake-making machine, serving up the tastiest milkshakes this side of the pond. We reckon we served more than 2,900 milkshakes in the Cow Shed during the 2017 festival; that's one every 45 seconds!

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    The Depot

    Relax in our cafe, and browse a wide selection of books, music and resources tailored to young people in The Depot. Grab some Newday march, and make sure you check out the Outpost and the Cinema.

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    Indoor Sports

    Find basketball, table tennis and netball in the Sports Hall, situated in The Arena. Test your skill and valour!

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    Outdoor Sports

    On our outdoor pitches we’ll have football, touch rugby and dodgeball competitions across the week. Sign up for all competitions takes place the evening before in the Sports Hall.

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