The Bridge will be open for May Bank Holiday, Monday 2 May from 10am until 4pm. Last entry to the top is at 3.15pm, and last gondola ride is at 3.50pm. A new beer has been produced to celebrate the bridge’s designer and it will be available to buy. Follow the link for details and to book a ticket
Please help to secure the future of the Transporter Bridge
There are a number of places left for the charity abseil this Saturday. The aim is to recruit 40 participants in total and they will be named “Ferdi’s fab 40” after the French bridge designer Ferdinand Arnodin. The abseil is taking place on Saturday 26th March between 8am and 2pm. You will be allocated a time within this period. All participants will need to raise a minimum of £75 with all funds raised contributing towards our community engagement programme, helping us to bring the history of the bridge to life. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and confirmation of participation.
Riverfront on the Road – the Nutcracker Festive Fun
Saturday 11th December 10:30am – 3:00pm
Join us for festive fun, family craft activities, performances by the Sugar Plum Fairy and spectacular views of the city from the top walkway. Bookings must be made in advance through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/newport-city-council-33556121027
This is a partnership event between Newport City Council, Newport Live and the Friends of Newport Transporter Bridge. Funds raised through ticket sales will contribute to the restoration of the Bridge.
To celebrate World Heritage Day, a film about Transporter Bridges throughout the world has been made. Of course, it includes our Newport bridge! Link to the film is given below:
The Committee has decided that, in the present circumstances, there is no point trying to arrange any sort of AGM. Instead, we will publish the Examined Annual Accounts, Minutes of last AGM and Chairman’s Report in the Spring Journal. We are not inclined to set another date but rather let the AGM lapse for a year. If any Member disagrees please let me know. This doesn’t mean that no-one can resign from the Committee, although I hope none will. Likewise, new members can be co-opted
Meanwhile, we are clearing the Visitor Centre, ahead of its demolition.
With best regards ~ David