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More details - WNO Orchestra - International Concert Series
Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche / Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 / Brahms Symphony No 3 Following acclaimed performances of Der Rosenkavalier on WNO’s main stage in 2017 , Music Director Tomáš Hanus returns to the music of Richard Strauss, in this playful tone-poem recounting the life and misadventures of
St David’s Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff

More details - WNO Orchestra: International Concert Series 2018/9
A summer holiday on the Rhine was the creative stimulus for Brahms’ glorious Third Symphony which combines the titanic power of his First and glowing lyricism of the Second.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff

More details - Turbines
Seven students in the PRU of a big school in a small, cold, forgotten seaside town somewhere in the North of England. They’re young and desperate and they can’t wait to get out into the world. But the world’s a dangerous place, and they know they’re going to need to arm themselves if they want to survive.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Today and Thu 21 Mar

More details - Ghost The Musical
Walking back to their apartment late one night a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and his beloved wife Molly alone, in despair and utterly lost.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Today to Sat 23 Mar

More details - Mike & The Mechanics
Mike & The Mechanics, who have sold over ten million records worldwide, announce their 2019 nationwide ‘Looking Back Over My Shoulder Tour’ - an epic run of 34 UK concerts in February/March/April.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Thu 21 Mar 19

More details - Lionel Fanthorpe - Adventures in Other Worlds
Lionel Fanthorpe will visit to Cardiff Metropolitan University on 21 March. He’ll discuss his work, his legacy and his mind-bending powers of imaginative speculation to celebrate the inauguration of The Lionel Fanthorpe Archive at Cardiff Metropolitan University library.
The Heart Space, Cardiff School of Art & Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University 200 Western Avenue
Thu 21 Mar 19

More details - A Night at the Proms: Cardiff Philharmonic Orch
Experience the thrill of A Night at the Proms with music by some of Britain’s best-loved composers. Gareth Wood’s Cardiff Bay Overture portrays the vitality and history of the waterfront area of the capital.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 22 Mar 19

More details - Porthcawl Farmers Market
Farmers Market that meets on the fourth Saturday of the month with fresh local produce, arts and crafts. Venue: Griffin Park Community Centre, New Road, Porthcawl CF36 5DN
Porthcawl Bridgend County Borough
Sat 23 Mar

More details - Craft Session: Quilting
These friendly, informal sessions are a place to work on your own projects, share ideas and pick up some handy tips. Quilter Samantha Jones will be on hand to help you get started or with any tricky stitching problems. You are welcome to hand sew, to bring your own sewing machine, or borrow one of ours.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Sat 23 Mar, Sat 27 Apr

More details - Wag This Way
City Hospice invites you to walk or jog with your dog at Wag this Way in March 2019! Join us for our sponsored 5k walkies, where you and your human could help us continue the im-paw-tant work we do by raising lots of money for our patients and families.
Bute Park and Arboretum North Road, Cardiff
Sun 24 Mar 19

More details - Secret Sentiments
Castell Coch’s Secret Sentiments - come and discover the hidden meanings in the castle’s decorated rooms. Make a beautiful Mother’s Day card, using the secret Victorian language of flowers to convey your sentiments. Small charge applies to card making activity. 11.00 – 16.00 drop in activity.
Castell Coch (Cadw) Castle Hill, Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Sun 24 Mar 19

More details - Family Concert: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Take a journey into classical music with BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ ever-popular family concert. Discover the incredible sounds of the Orchestra through music from the big screen alongside popular classics guaranteed to have you conducting along. The perfect introduction to the Orchestra for all ages.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 24 Mar 19

More details - Actor's Showcase
30 actors have two minutes each to show us what they’ve got! An event designed to give our actors the chance to showcase their talents to industry professionals - and you.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Mon 25 Mar 19 and Tue 26 Mar

More details - The Mirror Crack'd
Times are changing. Girls are wearing trousers and Hollywood has come to a sleepy English village in the shape of a beautiful film star. Miss Marple begins to question her place in the world until a mysterious death calls into question the past of all those present. Everyone’s version of events is different.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Tue 26 Mar 19 to Sat 6 Apr

More details - Michael Petrov with Pianist Erdem Misirlioglu
A former ECHO Rising Star, Michael has performed at major concert halls including the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Barbican in London, Cité de la Musique Paris and the Kölner Philharmonie.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 26 Mar 19

More details - Busted
Busted have grown-up without growing old with their fourth album ‘Half Way There’ which will be released on February 8th. It finds the trio returning to their hyperactive pop-punk sound for the first time since 2003’s all-conquering, multi-Platinum album ‘A Present For Everyone’.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Tue 26 Mar 19

More details - The Devil's Violin presents STOLEN
Spellbinding storytellers perform their kaleidoscopic fairytale. A young prince falls endlessly down through the darkness. In a field of giant poppies, a beautiful old woman is trapped in a cottage nestled in a huge claw.
RCT Park & Dare, Station Road, Treorchy
Wed 27 Mar 19

More details - Albert Herring
It is May Day in Loxford and an unexpected appointment leads to young greengrocer Albert Herring’s disappearance - but how will the villagers react£ Brilliantly scored for small chamber orchestra, Benjamin Britten’s love of parody and caricature is wonderfully captured in this comic opera.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Wed 27 Mar 19 to Fri 29 Mar

More details - Julian Clary: Born to Mince
"It’s been a while since I sallied forth to pleasure the provinces with my particular brand of saucy innuendo. Let me at them!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Wed 27 Mar 19

More details - What to do now in the garden – Spring
Come and spend a morning in the inspirational setting of St Fagans Gardens learning more about what to do in your garden this season. There’ll be practical demonstrations and a chance to get hands on yourself with some seasonal tasks.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Wed 27 Mar 19

More details - Paul James: Designated Drinker
Welsh favourite and MC at the acclaimed Clown’s Pocket comedy club, comedian Paul James performs his latest show, “Designated Drinker” here at Exit 7 in the Arena. James brings with him two Designated Drinkers, Gareth Thomas and Andrew Rutledge.
Motorpoint Arena Mary Ann Street, Cardiff
Thu 28 Mar 19

More details - Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Get ready for a collection of inspirational adventure films coming at you from the wildest corners of the globe! These extraordinary short films follow the world’s top explorers and action film-makers as they brave intrepid journeys into the most spectacular regions of planet Earth.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Thu 28 Mar

More details - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: International Concert Series 2018-19. Director/ Violin - Pinchas Zukerman. Five timpani strokes launch Beethoven’s lyrical Violin Concerto; its boldness and unprecedented scale was to set the pattern for the great concertos of the 19th century.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 29 Mar 19

More details - Cardiff Children's Literature Festival 2019
Little bookworms will once again be inspired and entertained by a colourful group of celebrated authors and illustrators this spring, as the Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival returns to the Welsh capital over two weekends in March and April (Saturday 30th March – Sunday 7th April).
City HallKing Edward VII Ave
Sat 30 Mar 19 to Sun 7 Apr

More details - Easter Trail
Find the answers to the clues around the grounds and win an Easter prize! Normal admission plus £1 per trail including a prize.
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Sat 30 Mar 19 to Mon 15 Apr

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