Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Pontygwaith Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in a picturesque wooded valley is a truly magical garden with a surprise around every corner - woodland walk, fish pond, perennial borders, vegetable patch, lakeside walk, rose garden, Japanese garden, Grade 2 listed humpback bridge, all surrounding C17 farmhouse adjacent to Trevithick’s Tramway.
Pontygwaith Farm, nr Treharris
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Pointillist Art Exhibition - David Winwood - Dare Valley Country Park - April 2018
Pointillist Art Exhibition - David Winwood - Dare Valley Country Park - April 2018 David Winwood is a Pointillist and Hyperrealist Artist. Due to spinal and nerve damage, David is unable to work with a traditional paintbrush.
Dare Valley Country Park Aberdare
Mon 30 Apr

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 4 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 15 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Make it Mondays
Join us every Monday during Vale of Glamorgan school holidays to take part in a craft activity. Whatever the weather, create unforgettable moments with the family this autumn half-term. On 30th October, join us by getting crafty and creative for our popular Make it Monday in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Croquet Taster Day
Join the Dyffryn Croquet Club on these bank holiday Mondays to have a go at this fun, outdoor sport. Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - HENRO Exhibition
See the beauty of National Trust properties through the eyes of Japanese artist, Takumasa Ono, with the HENRO art exhibition in Dyffryn House. Takumasa Ono first held his exhibition and sumi-e workshops as an official programme for JAPAN 2001, a year-long celebration of Japanese culture in the UK.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 19 May to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Botanical Art Course
Join artist, Debbie Devauden, on a one day botanical art course and learn how to draw subjects from our beautiful gardens. Artist, Debbie Devauden, will be running workshops throughout the year in Dyffryn.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 19 May

More details - Caerphilly Food Festival
The 7th Caerphilly Food Festival is pulling out all the stops to make it an event to remember, and one that will draw visitors from near and far! This year’s event will descend on the town centre on Saturday 12th May.
Caerphilly South Wales
Sat 12 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Guided Walk & Breakfast
Join us on a guided walk around Bryngarw to celebrate the beauty of bird song for International Dawn Chorus Day!
Bryngarw House & Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend
Sun 6 May

More details - Machen Rural Market
In a new and permanent location! The market operates on the first Saturday of each month in the Church Hall located adjacent to Commercial Road but on Forge Road in Machen. Parking for the event is by the village hall and this is signposted. There is a wonderful range of food, art and craft.
Church Hall, Forge Road, Machen
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - 38 South Rise - Open Garden for NGS
A relatively new garden backing on to Llanishen Reservoir gradually establishing with something of interest and colour all yr round. Herbaceous borders, vegetables and fruit plants surround central lawn. Wild life friendly; variety of climbers and exotics. In front shrubs and herbaceous borders to a lawn.
38 South Rise, Cardiff
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Bordervale Plants - Open Garden for NGS
Within mature woodland valley (semi-tamed), with stream and bog garden, extensive mixed borders; mini wildflower meadow, providing diverse wildlife habitats. Children must be supervised. The Nursery specialises in unusual perennials and cottage garden plants.
Bordervale Plants, Cowbridge
Tue 15 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cardiff May Day Carnival
Summer time is fun time! Join the Welsh Hearts Charity for a fun packed day for the whole family. Activities for the day include Face painting Bouncy Castle Barbeque Fun activities Rides Stalls and many more Proceeds raised will go towards funding Community Defibrillators and Heart Screening in Wales.
Llandaff Rowing Club
Mon 7 May

More details - Music Quiz & Classic Hits - second Thursday of the month at the White Horse, Coychurch nr.Bridgend
Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and Rock’n’Roll years plus fun Music Quiz around 8.30pm (£1 to enter Quiz) with great prizes, including meal for two, bottle of wine, CD’s and ’booby prize’!
White Horse, Swansea Road, Coychurch, Bridgend. (Tel 01656 652583)
Thu 10 May

More details - Hope Rescue - Fun Dog Show and family day out
Bring all the family to our fun dog show at Greenmeadow Community Farm in Cwmbran. Enter your pooch in our fun classes including Waggiest Tail, Best Fancy Dress and Best Rescue, browse the Hope stall and meet our Rescue Dogs.
Greenmeadows Community Farm, Greenforge Way, Cwmbran
Mon 7 May

More details - Paw Patrol
Come and see Chase and Marshall; they will be making appearances throughout the day. Face painting, Arts and Crafts, Treasure Hunt, Eric’s Emporium, Bouncy Castle, Tea Room, Prize Draw, Candy Cart. Trains will depart from Furnace Sidings at 11:00, 12:30, 14:00 & 15:30 . Pre-booking for this event is essential.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Blaenavon, Pontypool
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Cardiff Spring Foraging Course
This course is a simple foraging walk where we hope to be able to identify a selection of edible and poisonous Spring shoots, plants, flowers and hopefully some wild mushrooms :). We will meet at the Castle Street entrance to the park beside the Pettigrew Tea Rooms at 12pm.
Bute Park, Castle Street
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Penllyn Court - Open Garden for NGS
Large family garden with semi-formal walled garden, orchard with fruit trees and bulbs, stumpery, mixed plantings of shrubs and herbaceous perennials for all the months of the year, roses. Vegetable garden and small amount of woodland plantings, secret garden, all set amongst the rolling hills of a beautiful estate.
Penllyn Court, Cowbridge
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Northern Ballet: Jane Eyre
The ultimate heroine, Jane Eyre’s journey to overcome the odds is one of literature’s finest love stories. Orphaned at a young age and cruelly treated by her Aunt, Jane Eyre grows up knowing little kindness.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Play that goes Wrong
Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does!
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May

More details - Llyr Williams piano
Llyr Williams piano. Schubert wrote his D-major Sonata 1825 at the spa town of Bad Gastein, and it became known as the ‘Gasteiner’. It was the second of his piano sonatas to be published. Its first movement has a fast and lively tempo, and the themes are built of scales and chords.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Thu 3 May

More details - Hidden: Hinterland
Launching Atmospheres 2018, John Hardy Music presents an evening of re-imagined music from Hinterland/Y Gwyll (2013-16) and Hidden/Craith (2018), performed by the original creative team.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Fri 4 May

More details - Where words fail: Jack & Charlotte Capstaff
Where words fail will feature two orchestral premieres brimming with colour and excitement. Metamorphosis by Jack Capstaff, a ballet suite written using the structural principles of Kafka’s die Verwandlung, will be followed by Symphony No.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 5 May

More details - Gobaith: Nakeja Megan Howell
‘Not all those who wander are lost’ J.R.R. Tolkien. Exploring themes of belonging and hope, the developmental suite captivatingly combines sounds of both live and computerised electronic music. The progressive structure of the performance builds to an emergent finale, evolving both texturally and stylistically.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sun 6 May

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May

More details - WNO Orchestra: A Summer's Evening
The WNO Orchestra returns to the Dora, once more under the direction of Leader David Adams. This time, the programme looks forward to the coming months.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Fri 11 May

More details - Huw Warren: Do Not Go Gentle Tour
Swansea-born composer Huw Warren presents his jazz suite ‘Do not go Gentle’ based on the poetry of Dylan Thomas. Commissioned by Brecon Jazz Festival for the Dylan Thomas centenary year, the work is the result of Warren’s lifelong interest in Thomas’ poetry and reflects the inherent musicality of the words.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sat 12 May

More details - Vale of Glamorgan Festival: Ivan Ilic
One of the world’s most adventurous pianists, Ivan Ilic likes to think outside the box and bring something new and fresh to the solo piano recital.
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff
Sun 13 May

More details - Machine Head
Machine Head. Artists performing: Machine Head.: Tickets avaiable.
Y Plas, Cardiff
Mon 14 May

More details - Son of a Preacher Man
Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them… Welcome to the Preacher Man, the swinging Soho joint where the kids used to dance the night away and dared to dream of love, while the legendary owner, The Preacher Man himself, dispensed advice to cure the loneliest of hearts… until
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Turn of the Screw
1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others - the ghosts of Bly’s troubled past.
New Theatre Park Place, Cardiff
Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May

More details - 110 Heritage Park - Open Garden for NGS
An unexpected gem within a modern housing estate. Evergreen shrubs, herbaceous borders, box topiary and terracotta pots make for a mix between cottage garden and Italian style. With numerous seating areas and a few quirky surprises this small garden is described by neighbours as a calm oasis.
110 Heritage Park, Cardiff
Sat 19 May

More details - Tremor
Sherman Theatre
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - Education, Education, Education
It’s May 1997. Tony Blair has won the election and Katrina and the Waves have won Eurovision. Britain is the coolest place in the world. At the local secondary school it’s a different story.
Sherman Theatre
Tue 1 May and Wed 2 May

More details - Cowbridge Farmers Market
The Vale of Glamorgan Farmers market at Cowbridge is held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month (except January & December) at Arthur John’s Car Park, 43 High Street, Cowbridge CF71 7AB.
Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan
Sat 5 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Godsticks + Special Guests
Having toured extensively throughout Europe with The Aristocrats, Mike Keneally and The Pineapple Thief, Godsticks will be showcasing their explosive new material at this headline show.
Buffalo Bar, 11 Windsor Place, Cardiff
Fri 4 May

More details - Gliffaes Country House Hotel - Open Garden for NGS
The Gliffaes gardens lie in a dream position on a plateau 120ft above the spectacular fast flowing River Usk.
Gliffaes Country House Hotel, Crickhowell
Sun 20 May

More details - The Horne Section
Following their hit BBC Radio 4 series, and many years of sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and London’s West End, don’t miss everyone’s favourite Dictionary Corner regulars on 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the first band to ever host Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC 2)!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff

More details - Tokio Myers
Tokio Myers isn’t a person who is terribly bothered by convention. The multi-talented pianist, composer and producer, who stormed to victory on Britain’s Got Talent, is a man on a mission.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Wed 25 Apr

More details - David Baddiel My Family: Not The Sitcom
Following a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ignite
Cambrensis Choir and the St. David’s Praise join forces with THE SONS OF JUBAL, a 150 strong male voice choir and brass ensemble from the Baptist Churches of Georgia, USA for a very special evening of music to stir the soul!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Prokofiev’s colourful ballet score, Cinderella, is chock full of witty, vibrant music, by turns spiky and lushly romantic. The Quarrel of the Ugly Sisters, Cinderella’s Waltz and the memorable Midnight Hour are among the Suite’s highlights.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 29 Apr

More details - My Dad Wrote A Porno
Hear the hilarious My Dad Wrote A Porno live as the team behind the smash hit podcast take their sell-out show ON TOUR. What would you do if your dad wrote a dirty book£ Ignore it£ Not Jamie Morton. He reads it to the world.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Mon 30 Apr

More details - The Waterboys
The Waterboys return with their extended 9 piece band, for the 2nd leg of their current UK tour in support of their new critically acclaimed double album Out Of All This Blue, which entered the UK album charts at No. 8, their highest chart position since 1993.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 1 May

More details - Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
This sublime, critically acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita - delivers a stunning exhibition of world-class musicianship.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Thu 3 May

More details - Owen Money's Jukebox Heroes II
Following the huge success of Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes in 2016, Owen Money is back with another talent packed live show featuring the music of his popular weekend Radio shows on BBC Wales and of course his unique style of comedy and ‘Welsh Whit’!
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 4 May

More details - Totally Tina
Totally Tina is an International acclaimed award winning production show to the Queen of Rock. The show re-creates the spectacle and energy of her live shows with a six-piece live band, four stunning dancers and Justine’s incredible impersonation of the Queen of Rock and Soul.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sat 5 May

More details - Cardiff Sinfonietta-The Ultimate Star Wars Concert
Join Cardiff Sinfonietta on bank holiday Sunday (or May the Sith) for an action-packed concert with some of the greatest film music ever written.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Sun 6 May

More details - Oliver Coates
Oliver Coates is a cellist, composer and producer based in London. He has performed solo shows in China, Russia, Brazil, Egypt and Australia, and made his New York debut at Le Poisson Rouge. He was the winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award 2011.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Tue 8 May

More details - Jason Manford
He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff
Fri 11 May