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More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Abominable (Autism Friendly)
Yi is a teenager from Shanghai whose mother and grandma are overprotective of her in the absence of her father, while she yearns for adventure. And so after discovering a Yeti, long believed to be a legend, on her rooftop, she resolves to help reunite him with his family at the highest point on Earth.
Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw, Park Nantgarw, Treforest Industrial Estate, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Blinded by the Light
Javed is a British-Pakistani teenager in his last year of college. Fed up of living in Luton with his parents, particularly his frugal and strict father, he spends his spare time writing poetry inspired by his frustration.
Vue Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village, Merthyr, Glamorgan
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - Squeeze: The Difford and Tilbrook Songbook 2019
Squeeze announce that ‘The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook Tour’ will aim to raise food, funds and awareness for the Trussell Trust network of food banks. The 27-date tour will see the South London legends play their extensive list of hits as a band as well as rare gems from their back catalogue and solo careers.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - Snow Patrol - Reworked Tour 2019
On this tour, Snow Patrol will play reimagined versions of tracks from their catalog, as well as new songs from their Reworked album. Over a twenty-five year career, Snow Patrol have carved out a unique place for themselves.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - If Beale Street Could Talk
Tish is a recently engaged African-American woman in 1970s Harlem, who is forced into a race against time to gather evidence proving the innocence of her fiance before the birth of their first child, after he is falsely accused of a monstrous crime.
Vue Cardiff, Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - E.T. The extra-terrestrial
It’s not easy being an alien stranded all alone on Earth. ET - the small, strange, ugly but somehow loveable hero of this heart-warming audience favourite - finds a way of getting on with the human children who are initially confused and scared by his presence in their lives.
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
One year on from the second film, the Isle of Berk has been transformed into a peaceful home for both humans and dragons, with the young Viking Hiccup now ruler and chief of the land.
Vue Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village, Merthyr, Glamorgan
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Addams Family (Autism Friendly)
Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday and Pugsley along with Uncle Fester and Thing return in animated form as the Addams family, the spooky American household.
Vue Cardiff, Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Wed 13 Nov 19

More details - The Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour
The Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour is the world’s largest and most successful touring Elvis tribute show and stars America’s finest Shawn Klush, Dean Z & Cody Ray Slaughter backed by an incredible live band and orchestra.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Bumblebee
After they lose a fierce civil war to their enemies, the Decepticons, Optimus Prime and his Autobots must regroup to fight another day. Fleeing their fallen home planet of Cybertron, Optimus Prime sends a young scout, B-127, to Earth and orders him to wait for their arrival.
Vue Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village, Merthyr, Glamorgan
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - Cory Band
Cory Band return to the College as 2019 European Champion and the World’s Number One Ranked Brass Band for the twelfth year unbroken, and fresh from its return from its USA tour the previous week.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - The Cycling Podcast Tour of Britain
Back by popular demand after 2018’s total sellout, The Cycling Podcast brings Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie plus other colleagues and guests back to Cardiff for more of their award-winning cycling analysis, reportage and insight.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Screening & talk: Bumblebee with the BBFC
After they lose a fierce civil war to their enemies, the Decepticons, Optimus Prime and his Autobots must regroup to fight another day. Fleeing their fallen home planet of Cybertron, Optimus Prime sends a young scout, B-127, to Earth and orders him to wait for their arrival.
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Special Event: Horror Workshop with the BBFC
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Men In Black: International (Autism Friendly)
This expansion of the Men in Black universe introduces Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth as the Men in Black. When a young woman fascinated with alien life discovers the MIBs headquarters in London she is paired up with Agent H to investigate a series of mysterious extra-terrestrial attacks.
Vue Cardiff, Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - A Dog's Way Home
As a puppy, Bella is given a good home by a young man named Lucas after he and his girlfriend Olivia find her on a construction site in Denver, Colorado.
Vue Cardiff, Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Tue 12 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - A Dog's Way Home
As a puppy, Bella is given a good home by a young man named Lucas after he and his girlfriend Olivia find her on a construction site in Denver, Colorado.
Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw, Park Nantgarw, Treforest Industrial Estate, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans
Atti is a resourceful Roman teenager whose wits more than make up for his lack of physicality, even if he sometimes bends the rules.
Vue Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village, Merthyr, Glamorgan
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - Aaron Parks: Little Big
Little Big, the new band from American pianist/composer Aaron Parks, could in some ways be seen as a continuation of the trajectory set on his 2008 record “Invisible Cinema,” with a deeper commitment to melodic song writing, modern rhythms, and immersive storytelling.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - Celtic Woman: Ancient Land
Multi-platinum international music sensation, Celtic Woman, is pleased to announce a return to the UK with their Ancient Land Tour. The new album Ancient Land was released in March 2019, their first new studio album since the Grammy-nominated Destiny in 2016.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit, his cousin Benjamin and his triplet sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail spend most of their days stealing vegetables from the garden of Mr. McGregor, a nearby farmer. After Mr.
Vue Cardiff, Stadium Plaza, Wood Street, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Missing Link
Ambitious explorer Sir Lionel Frost is ridiculed by his peers for believing in myths and monsters the world over. After receiving a letter claiming to know the location of an undiscovered creature, the Missing Link, Frost sets out to prove everybody wrong and make himself famous.
Murchfield Community Centre, Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powys, Glamorgan
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - March Of The Penguins 2: The Next Step
Following the success of March of the Penguins, this documentary sequel charts the journey of a young emperor penguin as his father teaches him how to endure the vast and unpredictable Antarctic landscape.
Grand Pavilion, The (Porthcawl), Esplanade Avenue, Porthcawl, Bridgend
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
One year on from the second film, the Isle of Berk has been transformed into a peaceful home for both humans and dragons, with the young Viking Hiccup now ruler and chief of the land.
SSVC Astra St Athan, St Athan, Barry, Wales
Mon 11 Nov 19

More details - Superbrass Concert
A rare chance to hear Superbrass, a supergroup of some of the finest brass and percussion players on the professional London music scene in an uplifting programme of brass favourites.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sun 10 Nov 19

More details - The Glenn Miller Orchestra
The UK’s most renowned big band swings you back in time playing Glenn Miller’s own arrangements of favourite wartime chart toppers and hits from the forties directed by legendary band leader Ray McVay. With a special tribute to the 75th anniversary of D Day.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 10 Nov 19

More details - Talk: Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales
Cindy Howells, Curator of Palaeontology will give a family friendly talk about the dinosaurs which used to roam the deserts of Wales over 200 million years ago.
National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sun 10 Nov 19

More details - Cardiff 5k & 10k MoRun
MoRunning is back this November and without a doubt it will be an epic year to be a MoRunner, celebrating our 10 year anniversary with us. With an incredible 24 locations and the inclusion of the 1.
Bute Park and Arboretum North Road, Cardiff
Sat 9 Nov 19

More details - Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited Tour 2019
The irrepressible former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces his 2019 European Tour. Setting off on 2nd November 2019, Steve and his band will perform 20 shows around the UK. For the first time ever, Steve will perform the seminal Genesis album Selling England By The Pound in its entirety.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sat 9 Nov 19

More details - The 4 Elements photography exhibition
Exhibition The 4 Elements photography exhibition Location Unit 2 (Former Homebase), The Avenue Retail Park, Newport Road CF23 9FF Dates 9th – 13th November 2019 Open 10am – 3pm Daily Cost Free Public Admission The Ancient Greeks were first to believe that all ‘matter’ was composed of just 4 elements: earth,
Unit 2 (Former Homebase), The Avenue Retail Park, Newport Road
Sat 9 Nov 19

More details - ICS: Prague Symphony Orchestra
International Concert Series 2019-20: Prague Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Pietari Inkin, Soloist Ester Pavlu, Mezzo-Soprano; Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral Choir, Cardiff Bach Choir, Swansea Bach Choir. As the last great Romantic symphonist, Mahler’s music is conceived on the grandest scale.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - The Australian Pink Floyd
The Australian Pink Floyd Show announce their return! World Tour 2019. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult over 18.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - Superbrass Weekend: Walking With Heroes
Royal Welsh College Brass Band - Featuring guest soloist Mike Lovatt, conductors Bob Childs and Paul Fisher, and a feast of great music from Karl Jenkins to Louis Armstrong.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019
In his hilarious, daring new show ‘Blah Blah Blacklist’ Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we’re ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down.
Sherman Cymru / Sherman Theatre, Senghennydd Rd, Cardiff
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - Daliso Chaponda: Blah Blah Blacklist
Daliso shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views, write and star in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere, and appear on QI, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, News Quiz and The Now Show.
Sherman Theatre Senghennydd Rd
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Yesterday
Jack is a struggling musician whose dreams of pop stardom are slowing disappearing despite the support coming from his childhood best friend and manager, Ellie. After riding his bike home from a gig one night, a power outage occurs across the world and he is struck by a car.
ODEON Bridgend, Welsh Designer Outlet Village, Penercau Lane, Bridgend, Glamorgan
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Oliver! (Autism Friendly)
This gem of a musical was nominated for eleven Oscars - winning five and its popularity is undimmed nearly 50 years after its stage premiere.
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Screening & Talk: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (3D) with on screen talk from Chris P
The previous adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander in 1920s New York may have resulted in the capture of the dark and dangerous wizard Gellert Grindelwald a figure who would be admired by Lord Voldemort in years to come but he soon escapes custody and begins to amass a group of followers.
Cineworld Cardiff, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, Glamorganshire
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
One year on from the second film, the Isle of Berk has been transformed into a peaceful home for both humans and dragons, with the young Viking Hiccup now ruler and chief of the land.
SSVC Astra St Athan, St Athan, Barry, Wales
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Rocketman
This fantastical biopic on the life of flamboyant and charismatic musician Elton John follows his journey from humble beginnings living in a Middlesex council home with his parents to his growing passion for music as a young and very talented pianist, leading to his big breakthrough in America.
Showcase Cardiff Nantgarw, Park Nantgarw, Treforest Industrial Estate, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Screening & Tour: Denial at Sain Ffagan
After becoming internationally notorious for his public provocations, British historian David Irving confronted academic Debroah Lipstadt and sued her for libel for declaring him a holocaust denier.
St Fagans National Museum of History, St Fagans National Museum of History, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - A Burtch Celebration - 90 Years
Royal Welsh College Wind Orchestra - Composer, educator, fellow of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and a lifelong champion of Welsh music in all its diversity, Mervyn Burtch would have been 90 years old today.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Thu 7 Nov 19

More details - Ben Elton Live 2019
The Godfather of modern stand-up returns! Ben Elton is back on the road with an all new stand-up show. His new show promises to try and make sense of a world which appears to have gone stark raving mad.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Thu 7 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
One year on from the second film, the Isle of Berk has been transformed into a peaceful home for both humans and dragons, with the young Viking Hiccup now ruler and chief of the land.
SSVC Astra St Athan, St Athan, Barry, Wales
Thu 7 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Rocketman
This fantastical biopic on the life of flamboyant and charismatic musician Elton John follows his journey from humble beginnings living in a Middlesex council home with his parents to his growing passion for music as a young and very talented pianist, leading to his big breakthrough in America.
Cineworld Cardiff, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, Glamorganshire
Thu 7 Nov 19

More details - RWCMD String Soloists with Leonard Elschenbroich
Imagine a clear, warm night in the Australian outback – lying back, and gazing into the stars. That’s the image that inspired Georges Lentz’s Birrung: eleven string players making sounds to summon dreams.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Wed 6 Nov 19

More details - The Stylistics 2019
Direct from the USA - A Night of Back to Back Hits! The Stylistics are known instantly for their many recognisable hits such as the Grammy nominated ‘You Make Me Feel Brand New’ plus numerous classics including ‘Can’t Give You Anything (But My Love), ‘Let’s Put it All together’, ‘Stop Look Listen’, ‘You are...
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Wed 6 Nov 19

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - PUPIL PREMIERE: 2040 with live stream Q&A with director Damon Gameau
Filmmaker Damon Gameau, who previously investigated the effects of an unhealthy diet in That Sugar Film, turns his attention to environmental issues of the modern world in his latest project.
Cineworld Cardiff, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, Glamorganshire
Wed 6 Nov 19

More details - RWCMD Prize Winner’s Concert: Laura Deignan
Laura recently completed her Master’s in Orchestral Performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, generously supported by Help Musicians UK and the EMI Sound Foundation. She studied with Rob Plane and Tim Lines, and completed her Bachelor’s degree there with First Class Honours in 2017.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 5 Nov 19

More details - Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Following their multi award-winning success with The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Tue 5 Nov 19

More details - Nickelodeon JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. Tour
Nickelodeon and AEG presents today announce that YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa will be bringing her D.R.E.A.M. tour to Motorpoint Arena Cardiff.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Mon 4 Nov 19

More details - Lecture: Cardiff Castle and the Marquesses of Bute
A lecture to celebrate the launch of a new book on Cardiff Castle and the Marquesses of Bute by Matthew Williams, curator of Cardiff Castle.
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Mon 4 Nov 19

More details - The Bear
One night when she’s fast asleep, Tilly is visited by an enormous bear. It has a big black tongue and a yawn as big as your head. But Tilly’s not scared. Join Tilly and her great big white friend on a wild and magical adventure.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sun 3 Nov 19

More details - RWC Big Band: Spirit of '49
As part of the College’s 70th anniversary season our Big Band and singers take you on a musical journey back to the year the College was founded.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 2 Nov 19

More details - Half Day Courses: Spooncarving
Join Vic Phillips of SingleMaltTeapot as he takes you through the essential tools and techniques needed to carve your first spoon. You’ll head away with the skills to use Sloyd and Crook woodcraft knives for a variety of wood carving projects as well as a wonderful lime wood kitchen spoon.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Sat 2 Nov 19

More details - Sparks in the Park
Cardiff Round Table presents Wales’ Largest Firework Display - Sparks in the Park comes to Blackweir Fields, Cardiff on Saturday 2nd November, so get ready to Ohhhh and Ahhhh at Wales’ biggest (and best) firework display! Event opens at 4:30pm. Kids Entertainment Ed Sheeran Tribute at 5:00pm.
Bute Park and Arboretum North Road, Cardiff
Sat 2 Nov 19

More details - Wales Festival of Remembrance
Now in its thirty-ninth year, The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance, in support of the annual Poppy Appeal, is the nations chance to come together to commemorate and honour all those who have lost their lives in conflict.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sat 2 Nov 19

More details - London Sinfonietta: Family Concert
Join the world famous London Sinfonietta as they delve into the mesmerising world of minimalist music in a family concert suitable for children aged 7-11 years, and featuring music by composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - Lisa Stansfield 'Affection' 30th Anniversary Tour
Lisa Stansfield announces a run of dates in October and November 2019 to mark the 30th anniversary release of her debut solo album ‘Affection’.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - Stepback! 90s vs 00s
Two massive decades in music will go head to head in the ultimate arena tour this year. Stepback! 90s Vs 00s is the ultimate clash of the titans as acts from two iconic decades go head-to-head on stage in the ultimate throwback night! Arriving in Cardiff on 2 November 2019.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - Craft Festival
Craft Festival, Cardiff (formerly Made by Hand, Cardiff) was originally founded at Tredegar House in 2010. We were invited by Newport City Council to host a craft fair in the house and grounds of Tredegar House.
Cardiff Cardiff
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - Craft Festival Cardiff
Craft Festival Cardiff (formally known as Made By Hand Cardiff) returns to the iconic location of Cardiff City Hall on the weekend of the 1-3 November 2019, Cardiff’s largest Craft Festival brings over 150 of the UK’s finest designer makers to Cardiff.
Cardiff City Hall, Cathays Park
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - The Big Sparkle
Come along to Cyfarthfa Park for a spectacular fireworks show, a fun filled show for all the family! You will find music, food stalls, funfair rides and appearances from special mascots. Gates will open at 5:30pm and close at 7:20pm for the display to start at approximately 7:30pm.
Cyfarthfa Park Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil
Fri 1 Nov 19

More details - The Mystery Of The Raddlesham Mumps
After a series of untimely deaths, 7-year-old Crispin inherits a huge, empty house called Raddlesham Mumps. The butler tells him about the bizarre and hilarious deaths of his deeply eccentric ancestors and the story takes flight on darkly comic wings.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Thu 31 Oct 19

More details - The Music of Bond
Nobody Does it Better than the world’s most famous secret agent. From Goldfinger to Skyfall and beyond, experience the thrills, kills and loves of James Bond through this hit show of iconic music performed by powerhouse live orchestra.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Thu 31 Oct 19

More details - Arty Parky: Creative Half Term Activity
Dig out your wellies – it’s time for Arty Parky. As the weather changes to chilly winds, and parents wonder what to do with the kids during half term – Head4Arts has the answer: dig out the wellies, wrap up warm and join Arty Parky.
Cyfarthfa Park Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil
Thu 31 Oct 19

More details - The Mythical Magic of John Mackey
Royal Welsh College Wind Orchestra - “I am often accused of writing music that is purely visceral” says the young American composer John Mackey. “That’s my personality – I like loud and fast!
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Wed 30 Oct 19

More details - I Wish I Was A Mountain
On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages.
Wales Millenium Centre Bute Place Cardiff Bay Cardiff
Wed 30 Oct 19

More details - Halloween Nights
Halloween is drawing near, and it’s time to bring your little goblins and ghouls to the Museum for a night of FRIGHT-fully good family fun: Make your way around the Museum to find our host of ghostly guests.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Tue 29 Oct 19

More details - Get ready for spooktacular celebrations at The Red Dragon Centre this
Take caution as you wander around the Centre as you’ll be surrounded by pumpkins, spiders and ghosts – all made from 100% Qualatex biodegradable balloons! We’re also transforming our Green Zone into a fang-tastic Spooky Zone!
The Red Dragon Centre, Hemingway Road
Tue 29 Oct 19

More details - Spider Encounter
Are you brave enough for some hair-raising Halloween fun at Cardiff Castle£ Yes! Then make sure you come along for a spine-tingling Spider Encounter... Join us for an in-depth insight into these fascinating creatures and then get a chance to test your nerve by seeing how it feels to hold a tarantula!
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Tue 29 Oct 19

More details - Ty Cerdd @ nightmusic
Siwan Rhys & Tim Parkinson – piano, Rhodri Davies – harp & electronics. Cutting-edge, experimental Welsh composition and improvisation takes centre-stage: including work by Rhodri Davies, Angharad Davies, Richard Barrett and Catrin Jones.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Mon 28 Oct 19

More details - In Conversation with Russell T Davies
The Royal Television Society commemorates sixty years in Wales with an evening dedicated to Swansea-born screenwriter and executive producer, Russell T Davies.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Mon 28 Oct 19

More details - Frankenstein
Eighteen year-old Mary Shelley dreams up a monster, whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Mon 28 Oct 19

More details - WNO Orchestra International Concert Series 2019-20
Completed in 1905 at the Grand Hotel in Eastbourne, Debussy’s symphonic masterpiece is a surging musical seascape wonderfully capturing the play of light on water in the English-channel.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 27 Oct 19

More details - WNO Orchestra - International Concert Series
Smetana Má Vlast ’Vltava’ / Debussy La Mer / Dvorák Cello Concerto Op 104 Tomáš Hanus, WNO’s popular and critically acclaimed Music Director, returns to conduct the WNO Orchestra at this year’s International Concert Series.
St David’s Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 27 Oct 19

More details - Try Gamelan Workshop
The whole family can enjoy our beautiful bronze Javanese percussion instruments and learn to play a traditional piece. The two hour sessions are fun and non-stop hands on, offering something new whether you’re a keen instrumentalist or have no previous musical experience.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Unknown Wales – A day to celebrate Welsh wildlife
Secretive birds, rare sharks and lesser known bees are some of our ‘unknown’ subjects for this year’s Unknown Wales Conference. Discover facts you may not know about the beautiful but invasive Himalayan Balsam, things you almost certainly didn’t know about slime moulds (not slimy and not mould!).
National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Traditional Fairground
Visit our Traditional Fairground and experience the magic of a bygone era - a chance for your little ones to leave the digital age behind. Suitability Age 2-11.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Sinfonia Cymru with James Crabb
If you thought the accordion was just a squeeze box, then James Crabb is the man to change your mind. His playing combines technical brilliance with exquisite musical sensitivity and in his hands, the instrument’s place in the orchestra feels completely natural.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Getting The Third Degree
LAURIE CUNNINGHAM TRIUMPHED OVER RACISM WITH FOOTBALLING BRILLIANCE, STYLE AND DIGNITY Black player Laurie Cunningham, along with Brendon Batson and Cyrille Regis, defied racial abuse and physical threats in 70’s Britain to produce dazzling football.
Sherman Theatre Senghennydd Rd
Fri 25 Oct 19

More details - Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra and Chorus: And the Sun Stood Still. Still waters run deep. Gabriel Fauré was a quiet man, and there’s no anger or fury in his haunting Requiem - just some of the loveliest choral music ever written.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 25 Oct 19

More details - Margarita Garcia Escarpa Guitar
“She is indeed a musical sorceress” exclaimed one critic, and the great Spanish classical guitarist Margarita Garcia Escarpa just seems to attract superlatives.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Fri 25 Oct 19

More details - 'The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher'
’Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions’. Join us for an afternoon of discussion and a film screening to mark the opening of the exhibition Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions.
National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff
Fri 25 Oct 19

More details - National Education Show
The National Education Show incorporating the National SEN Show is at City Hall in Cardiff on 25 October.
Cardiff City Hall
Fri 25 Oct 19

More details - A Time Remembered: Bill Evans 90th Anniversary
Bill Evans was one of the most iconic, ground breaking pianists of the last century. His intimate sound, combined with his advanced harmonic and rhythmic capabilities pushed the boundaries of jazz piano playing to new levels and still inspire musicians today.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Comedy at the Castle
Comedy at the Castle returns in October to the unique setting of our 15th century undercroft. On the line-up this time are Ray Badran, Athena Kugblenu, Annie McGrath & Robin Morgan. Presented by Little Wander, creators of the Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Ages: Strictly 18+
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - St Fagans Museum Ghost Tours
Explore St Fagans National Museum of History from a completely different angle. Hear true tales of ghostly encounters in the historic buildings of this park. Also, hear of Welsh superstitions about death, mourning, and ghosts, and discover why Wales could be the world’s most haunted country!
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Van Morrison
One of music’s true originals Sir Van Morrison’s unique and inspirational musical legacy is rooted in postwar Belfast. Morrison shows no sign of slowing things down, continuing to work on new material and exciting upcoming projects. “...
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: Rock’N’Roll Dream Tour
Accompanied by a live band and live back-up singers, this cutting edge holographic performance and remastered audio will transport audiences back in time for an evening of Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly’s greatest hits onstage.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - In the Night Garden
Brand new In the Night Garden Live show coming to Cardiff in 2019! Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends are back in their brand new live show Igglepiggle’s Busy Day! Join Igglepiggle as he looks for his friends in the Night Garden by following their funny sounds until he finds them all!
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - Circus Funtasia Merthyr Tydfil.
Circus Funtasia is bringing their action-packed show to Merthyr Tydfil from 23rd-27th October, for the first time ever! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn’t just for kids.
Cyfarthfa Park Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - Circus Funtasia
Circus Funtasia is bringing their action-packed show to Merthyr Tydfil from 23rd-27th October, for the first time ever! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn’t just for kids.
Cyfarthfa Park, A4054, Merthyr Tydfil
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - Rip it Up the 70s
Join Olympic champion Louis Smith, Rachel Stevens (S Club 7), Melody Thornton (Pussycat Dolls) and Lee Ryan (Blue) for a groovy evening of singing & dancing. The 1970s were when icons were born.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 22 Oct 19

More details - Cardiff Foraging Course
Bute Park covers over 130 acres in the centre of Cardiff, making it one of the largest urban parks in Europe. The mixture of mature parkland, woodland and riverside makes it surprisingly plentiful in wild plants, flowers and a variety of fungi throughout the year.
Bute Park and Arboretum North Road, Cardiff
Tue 22 Oct 19

More details - Hot Flush
Meet Myra, Sylvia, Helen and Jessica in this hilarious naughty musical that’s the perfect girl’s night out! Share in the friendships, the secrets, the laughs, the tears and the ups and downs of four ordinary women - and one man - living extraordinary lives.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Mon 21 Oct 19

More details - The Greatest Love of All - Starring Belinda Davids
The Greatest Love of All is a critically acclaimed live concert honouring the talent, music and memory of Whitney Houston.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Mon 21 Oct 19

More details - The Best of John Williams
From E. T. to Star Wars and beyond. . . .nothing can compare to the iconic film scores of John Williams. Pete Harrison conductor London Concert Orchestra
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - Afternoon Ragas: Debashish Bhattacharya
Twice Grammy nominated, a Songlines and BBC award winner Debashish Bhattacharya brings universal appeal to his inventive fusion of classical Indian ragas and bluesy Western music.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - Diwali Mela
Come celebrate the Hindu festival of light at St Fagans as performers, dancers and stall holders from the India Centre Cardiff bring the Museum alive to the sights, sounds and smells of an Indian festival. Diwali is the festival of light and is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Sun 20 Oct 19

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