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More details - Cardiff Christmas Market
The Cardiff Christmas Market will return to the pedestrian streets of Cardiff City Centre in St John Street, Working Street, Hills Street, Trinity Street and the Hayes on Thursday 14 November until Monday 23 December 2019 with yet another exciting and eclectic mix of both new and returning exhibitors as their
Cardiff Cardiff
Today to Mon 23 Dec

More details - Yr Hwyaden Fach Hyll
A warm and fluffy tale of friendship and belonging. Join the brave Ugly Duckling as he waddles his way through the changing seasons on an exciting journey to a place he can call home; meeting a whole host of charming farmyard friends on the way.
Sherman Theatre Senghennydd Rd
Today to Mon 30 Dec

More details - The Ugly Duckling
A warm and fluffy tale of friendship and belonging. Join the brave Ugly Duckling as he waddles his way through the changing seasons on an exciting journey to a place he can call home; meeting a whole host of charming farmyard friends on the way.
Sherman Theatre Senghennydd Rd
Today to Tue 31 Dec

More details - Merthyr Farmers Market
Merthyr Farmers Market is held from 10am to 2pm on the first and third Friday of the month in the pedestrianised town centre on the main High Street between HSBC Bank and WH Smith. Here at Merthyr Farmers Market we sell homegrown, homemade & handmade produce, produced by local people.
Merthyr Tydfil/Merthyr Tudful Merthyr Tydfil
Fri 15 Nov, Fri 6 Dec, Fri 20 Dec, Fri 3 Jan 2020

More details - The Snow Queen
Kai and Gerda are the best friends in the world. No friends could be closer than these two. They’ve grown up together, hung out together and played together. But one day that all changes when Kai’s heart is frozen with splinters of an enchanted mirror. Kai turns angry, bitter and can only see the bad.
Sherman Theatre Senghennydd Rd
Fri 29 Nov 19 to Tue 31 Dec

More details - St Fagans Christmas Weekends
We’ve got a festive pick and mix for you this year. Each weekend in December there’ll be a host of Christmassy fun to get you in the mood for the big day: 30 November–1 December: St Fagans Makers Market in the Atrium Meet Father Christmas and Friends (booking essential) Traditional Fairground Christmas Craft and...
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff
Sat 30 Nov, Sat 7 Dec, Sat 14 Dec, Sat 21 Dec

More details - Santa’s Express At Mermaid Quay
You can take a magical ride on the Santa Express at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay (CF10 5BZ) this Christmas.
Cardiff Bay South East Wales
Sat 30 Nov 19 to Sun 5 Jan 2020

More details - We're Going on a Bear Hunt- The Film: Live Concert
Watch the hand-drawn animated film adaptation of the bestselling children’s book, written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 30 Nov 19 to Mon 2 Dec

More details - Santa Specials
Visit Santa this Christmas and ride the railway to Santa’s grotto - the perfect experience for families with children. Now in its 32nd year and more popular than ever. All Children and Babies receive a present from Santa. Child’s Main Gift is Collectable Non-Toy; Babies Gift is Age Appropriate Toy.
Brecon Mountain Railway Pant Station, Merthyr Tydfil
Sat 23 Nov, Sat 30 Nov, Sat 7 Dec, Sat 14 Dec, Wed 18 Dec

More details - NOW! That’s What I Call the 80s Live
Your Favourite 80s Hits Live In Concert with star presenter Gary Davies. NOW That’s What I Call Music is the biggest selling compilation brand in the UK. For the very first time, sing, dance and party along to all your favourite hits in a live concert celebration of the ultimate iconic 80s album!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 1 Dec 19

More details - Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
Join us in the Undercroft and learn how to make an authentic Christmas wreath and decorate it in traditional style. Foliage and berries will be supplied, plus expert guidance will be on hand to help you create a masterpiece that you can take home.
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Sun 1 Dec 19

More details - Manchester Camerata & Craig Ogden
International Concert Series 2019-20: Manchester Camerata & Craig Ogden. This veritable ‘tasting menu’ of musical gems spans over three centuries of guitar tradition and combines vintage Spanish and Italian repertoire with contemporary classics and outstanding arrangements.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 3 Dec 19

More details - The Rat Pack at Christmas
Back by popular demand and following sell-out performances across the globe, The Definitive Rat Pack brings you an evening of festive classics, including White Christmas, Baby It’s Cold Outside, The Christmas Song and Let It Snow, plus all-time favourites including I’ve Got You Under My Skin, That’s Amore, Mr
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Wed 4 Dec 19

More details - Christmas on Broadway
Royal Welsh College Musical Theatre Soloists & Royal Welsh College Concert Orchestra. Our celebration of Christmas on Broadway returns to the Dora Stoutzker stage for three special performances of timeless classics and more contemporary repertoire.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Thu 5 Dec 19 and Fri 6 Dec

More details - ARDAL O'HANLON: The Showing Off Must Go On
Ardal O’Hanlon, star of Death in Paradise, Father Ted, and My Hero (BBC), continues to tour his acclaimed stand-up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And it’s a compulsion. And the world is a funny place.
Sherman Theatre Senghennydd Rd
Thu 5 Dec 19

More details - The Bootleg Beatles in Concert
The world’s Premier Beatles show continues to draw critical acclaim from across the globe with their immaculate note-perfect portrayal of the fab four’s journey through the swinging 60s. It’s all there - the costumes, the mannerisms, the witty banter and the period gear.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Thu 5 Dec 19

More details - The Curious Muchness of Stuff and Nonsense
Alys is too old for silly things like parties, so she jumps at the chance to escape to Wonderland with the White Rabbit, followed by her overprotective Mam. Alys, and her cat Dinah, explore the magical delights and darkest depths of a Wonderland, full of re-imagined characters.
Wales Millenium Centre Bute Place Cardiff Bay Cardiff
Fri 6 Dec 19 and Sat 7 Dec

More details - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Festive Brass
This popular family friendly concert returns to the Hall for another lunchtime filled with traditional carols and festive favourites, guaranteed to have you singing along. The perfect escape from the winter weather and Christmas shopping frenzy!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 6 Dec 19

More details - World's Big Sleep Out Cardiff
Llamau are delighted to announce that we are partnering with the World’s Big Sleep Out campaign to host an official event in Cardiff!
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Sat 7 Dec 19

More details - Cinderella
With thousands of festive theatregoers enjoying the magic of the New Theatre panto every year don’t miss the magic must-see production of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes! Starring Gok Wan as The Fairy Gokmother, Mike Doyle and Ceri Dupree as The Ugly Sisters and Phil Butler as Buttons.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Sat 7 Dec 19 to Sun 12 Jan 2020

More details - The Promise of Christmas
Once again, St David’s Hall plays host to The Promise of Christmas in what has become the only way to start the Christmas season!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sat 7 Dec 19

More details - Workshop: Drawing Dinosaurs from the Inside-Out
Bob Nicholls is an artist who recreates dinosaurs in illustrations and models. He uses the fossil material to literally create the animal from the inside out! Under Bob’s expert guidance you can go through the palaeo-reconstruction process yourself and bring to life on paper one of these amazing animals.
National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 7 Dec 19

More details - Santa's Victorian Christmas
Come to Cardiff Castle this Christmas and enjoy a candlelit evening of festive family fun, all in the beautiful setting of our traditionally decorated Victorian apartments.
Cardiff Castle Castle Street, Cardiff
Thu 5 Dec, Sun 8 Dec, Thu 12 Dec, Sat 14 Dec, Thu 19 Dec, Sat 21 Dec

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 8 Dec 19

More details - City Voices Cardiff Christmas
A festive choral treat for the whole family. Since debuting at St David’s Hall in 2013 City Voices Cardiff have always delighted audiences with their concerts in December offering a wide range of music to get you in the festive mood.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 8 Dec 19

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