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Thursday, 22 June 2017

A weekend full of music? Definitely! Only in our new What's On...

Friday
23 June
DELTA AUTUMN
Ffresh Restaurant Wales Millennium Centre Bute Pl Cardiff Bay CF10 5AL Regne Unit
Not many UK bands can claim a sound sitting so confidently and comfortably between James Blake, Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Burial and Thundercat. Delta Autumn’s hip-hop, glitch, pop, rock, jazz and electroacoustic compositional techniques, with a tireless live and studio work ethos, are amongst the closest anyone comes.
Cost:£15.00
Time: 21:00 - 22:30

Saturday
24 June
HULLY GULLY: NEON DREAMS
Gwdihŵ Café Bar 6 Guildford Crescent Off Churchill Way Cardiff CF10 2HJ
HULLY GULLY BRINGS YOU NEON DREAMS – AN HOMAGE TO DAM -FUNK. SYNTH BOOGIE, MODERN SOUL, ELECTRONIC FUNK. MUSIC BY AND THAT INSPIRED DAM FUNK TO KEEP CARVING HIS DISTINCTIVE PATH THROUGH CONTEMPORARY SYNTHESIZER SOUL. W/SPECIAL GUESTS.
Cost:£3
Time: 9pm-2am

Sunday
25 June
Stand Up in the Park
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival are delighted to introduce a new theatrical experience to this year’s festival. An evening of Stand up Comedy in association with Amnesty International. At only £10 a ticket and with our festival bar open from 6.30pm to get you in the mood, this is an evening not to be missed!
Cost: £10
Time: 8pm

Monday
26 June
Donnie Joe's American Swing
Gwdihŵ Café Bar 6 Guildford Crescent Off Churchill Way Cardiff CF10 2HJ
Witty Tunes, Swinging Jazz, Satirical Lyrics, and Poignant Songs ... Donnie Joe’s American Swing brings them all together for the best in Swing from the 1930s, 40s, 50s & Beyond.
Cost:£3.00 (£2.50 concessions)
Time:9pm


Tuesday
27 June
ALL MY FRIENDS PRESENT SAFARI GOLD
Gwdihŵ Café Bar 6 Guildford Crescent Off Churchill Way Cardiff CF10 2HJ
ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME THE RETURN OF THE ELECTRIFYING, ELECTRONIC INDIE AND GLORIOUSLY ‘CURIOUS POP’ OF SAFARI GOLD!
“THEIR SOUND, WHILE STILL BRIMMING WITH A MIGHTY ELECTRO SENSIBILITY, HAS FOUND ITS INNER GROOVE WITH ONE EYE FIXED FIRMLY ON THE DANCE FLOOR AND THE OTHER ON PRODUCING KILLER POP TUNES.”
Cost £4
Time: 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Wednesday
28 June
Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra
Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER
The dying rays of Strauss’ glorious Four Last Songs have come to symbolise a whole era in romantic music. Tonight David Jones and the Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra plunge into a sea of huge emotions and glorious colours, from the sweeping life-and-death drama of Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration to the pastoral beauty and roof-raising triumph of Sibelius’s epic Second Symphony. The melodies will stay with you forever.
Cost: £14 (£6 Under 25s)
Time: 7.30pm

Thursday
29 June
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER
“We’ll serve anyone… to anyone”
Tony Award and Olivier Award winning musical thriller about a revengeful barber who conspires with a local baker to provide fresh meat for her pies. Sondheim's deliciously gruesome tale of pies, revenge and murderous mayhem will keep you on the edge of the barber’s chair!
Featuring the songs Not While I'm around, The Worst Pies in London, A Little Priest and By the Sea..
Cost: £15, £13 concessions (Under 25s £6)
Time: 10am – 4pm



Thursday, 15 June 2017

The Great Get Together... a street party in Canton that can't be missed!

Street Party in Canton
This Saturday
17 June

Friday
16 June

TALES OF TRAVEL 3
Wales Millennium Centre Bute Pl Cardiff Bay CF10 5AL Regne Unit
Wales’ only national symphony orchestra performing at their home BBC Hoddinott Hall, here at Wales Millennium Centre.
Cost: £11.50 – £13.50
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Saturday
17 June
The Great Get Together
18-10 Llandaff Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF11 9NJ
We are the traders from the shops in Llandaff Road and we would like to invite you to a Street Party to celebrate The Great Get Together.
Cost: Free entry
Time: 2:00-6:00pm

Sunday
18 June
AGATHA CHRISTIE: A LIFE IN PHOTOGRAPHS
National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park Cardiff CF10 3NP Regne Unit
Fans of the Queen of Crime are in for a treat this summer as National Museum Cardiff opens its new Agatha Christie exhibition. Featuring rarely seen photographs from the author’s private collection, Agatha Christie: A Life in Photographs illustrates the life behind the works of the most widely published author of all time.
Cost: Free Entry
Time: 10:00 - 16:00


Monday
19 June

GWD MONDAYS QUIZ
Gwdihŵ Café Bar 6 Guildford Crescent Off Churchill Way Cardiff CF10 2HJ
STRAP YOURSELF IN FOR A QUIZZICAL THRILL RIDE EVERY MONTH AT THE GWD MONDAYS QUIZ. A MONTHLY CHANCE TO PARTAKE IN QUIZ ACTION OF THE HIGHEST ORDER ON A NUMBER OF TOPICS IN A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT FORMATS. EXPECT A CREATIVE ROUND NESTLED IN AMONGST GOOD OL’ FAVOURITES SUCH THE MUSIC ROUND AND GENERAL KNOWLEDGE. PRIZES TO BE CONFIRMED, BUT REST ASSURED, THE PRIDE YOU WILL EXPERIENCE BY WINNING THIS QUIZ WILL BE AMPLE REWARD. GWD MONDAYS QUIZ = GWD FUN!
Cost: Free Entry
Time: 7:30 PM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday
20 June
BEN MCMANUS & CLARA DELFINA W/ IVAN MOULT & BAND |
Gwdihŵ Café Bar 6 Guildford Crescent Off Churchill Way Cardiff CF10 2HJ
BEN MCMANUS AND CLARA DELFINA ARE MAKING THEIR WAY TO CARDIFF FOR THIS LEG OF THEIR TOUR.- AFTER MEETING AT VARIOUS FESTIVALS LAST YEAR ACROSS BRITAIN, BEN AND CLARA HAVE TEAMED UP TO PLAY AND SING AMERICAN OLD-TIME AND BLUEGRASS MUSIC, MIXING THE BANJO, FIDDLE, GUITAR AND HARMONY VOCALS.
Cost £4:
Time: 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM


Wednesday
21 June
Nigel Pugh - Creating Sanctuary
Wales Millenium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL
Nigel Pugh is a Cardiff-based photographer who primarily works within environmental and social themes. He is particularly interested in the actions and stories of individuals in relation to their environment and communities. Creating Sanctuary is a series of new photographic portraits and texts documenting volunteers working with refugees across Wales.
Cost: Free Entry
Time: all day
Thursday
22 June
Balance 2017
Linbury Gallery and Bute Theatre, RWCMD Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER
Graduate designers, stage managers, composers and performers combine to present a fresh look at the work of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. This annual exhibition opens in our Linbury Gallery before transferring to the Bargehouse on London’s South Bank, bringing with it a greater breadth of expression of both the individual creative design practitioner and the collaborative artist.
Cost: Free Entry.
Time: 10am – 4pm


Friday, 9 June 2017

Stand-up comedy and great food... A grand start to the weekend!

Friday
9 June
FOODIE FRIDAYS AT THE GLEE CLUB
Glee Club, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff, CF10 5BZ
Choose from two British favourites freshly handmade in our kitchens and enjoy four superb stand-up comedians in a night of laughter and hilarity. Your ticket includes a choice of curry (vegan curry available) or fish and chips, and there are additional special offers if you are booking a group. Please call our box office or book online.
Time: 19:00 - 22:30


Saturday
10 June
CHRIS PROUT SOLO EXHIBITION 2017, CERAMICS BY PAUL WEARING
The Albany Gallery, 74b Albany Road, Cardiff, CF24 3RS
Bold Welsh landscapes and seascapes will brighten the walls with the arrival of an exhibition of new work by Welsh-born painter Chris Prout. Chris’ paintings will be exhibited alongside work by Cardiff-based ceramicist Paul Wearing. Inspired by the textures of Wales’ rural and urban environments, he creates glazed surfaces and ceramic sculptural vessels using press-moulding and coiling.
Time:10:00 - 17:00


Sunday
11 June
Escape Reality
2nd and 3rd Floor, 6-7 St. John Street, Cardiff, CF10 1GJ
Escape Reality is a fully immersive live escape game experience where teams of 2-6 players must solve a series of challenging puzzles to escape within 60 minutes. Offering 6 different types of exciting experiences, the premises boasts a large social area with an exclusive bar and social area. Escape Reality is fun for all ages and perfect for any kind of event! Great for friends & family, birthday parties, stag and hen dos and even corporate team building activities! Our rooms can accommodate large groups of up to 36 people comfortably inside.
Cost: 2 Players - GBP 20.00, 3 Players - GBP 19.00, 4 Players - GBP 18.00, 5 Players - GBP 17.00, 6 Players - GBP 16.00 (Quoted per player)
Time: 12:00pm to 10:30pm


Monday
12 June
Wonder Woman
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers…and her true destiny.
Cost: £8.80
Time: 18:10/19:00/20:30


Tuesday
13 June
Cathays Cemetery – Heritage Trail and Tales
Fairoak Road, Cardiff, CF24 4PY
Bereavement Services and the University of South Wales Hear the tales of some of Cathays Cemetery’s notable residents first hand on this guided walk from Bereavement Services and the University of South Wales. Meet at the main entrance gates on Fairoak Road.
Cost: £5.00
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Wednesday
14 June
SCRIPTDAWG
Gwdihŵ Café Bar, 6 Guildford Crescent, Off Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HJ
SCRIPTDAWG PRESENTS THE 72 HOUR WRITING CHALLENGE WHERE WRITERS ARE GIVEN A SECRET THEME/TOPIC TO DEVELOP. UNFORTUNATELY FOR THEM, THIS REMAINS UNDISCLOSED UNTIL THREE DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT. THE COMPLETED SHORT SCRIPTS ARE THEN SENT TO OUR ACTORS FOR A SCRIPT IN HAND, COLD PERFORMANCE. THE NIGHT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Thursday
15 June
Porter's Jazz Jam
Harlech Court, Bute Terrace, CF10 2FE Cardiff
A new beginning to the popular jazz jam at Porter's. Hosted by some of Cardiff's top jazz musicians, with guests welcome in the second set.
Time: 21:00–0:00

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Our new What's On is full of great events!

Friday
2 June
ST DONAT’S CASTLE TOUR
UWC Atlantic College, St Donats Arts Centre, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, CF61 1WF
Explore St Donat’s hidden delights on your guided tour through the castle and its exquisitely manicured Tudor gardens.
Meet your Guide at St Donat’s Arts Centre shortly before starting your tour at 2pm. You will then be led on an adventure through time –several hundred years in approximately one hour– before returning to the Arts Centre for tea/coffee and light refreshments. Refreshed and inspired, you may wish to peruse the Tudor Gardens at own leisure before kindly leaving the College Campus by 5pm.
Cost: £4.00 to £7.00

Saturday
3 June
SIGNOR FUNK: SOUL, DISCO, FUNK & MOTOWN!
Gwdihŵ Café Bar, 6 Guildford Crescent, Off Churchill Way, Cardiff
Get Ready to throw your funky moves, Cardiff’s meanest floor filler, Mr Signor Funk is back to bring you a grooving mix of Motown, Northern Soul and bass-bouncing funk. Expect to hear from the likes of Northern Soul favourites Dobie Gray, Al Wilson, Jimmy Radcliffe and Epitome of Sound to more obscure rarities all served up with a side portion of cool dirty disco tunes.
Cost:£3
Time: 21:00 - 04:00

Sunday
4 June

Welsh National Opera: Der Rosenkavalier
Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5ALe
The Marschallin comes to terms with the onward passage of time as her young lover falls for another. Richard Strauss's sumptuous opera offers comedy and poignant drama in equal measure.
Any production of Der Rosenkavalier is an occasion. And as we haven't performed it for over fifteen years we can't wait to get working on this touching and beautiful comedy-drama. Our genuine excitement is heightened by the fact that this production will see Rebecca Evans's debut in the iconic role of the Marschallin.
Cost: £7 - £43

Monday
5 June
MUSICAL BINGO
Gwdihŵ Café Bar, 6 Guildford Crescent, Off Churchill Way, Cardiff
THE NEWEST OF THE GWD MONDAYS ROSTER OF FREE EVENTS, JOIN US TO TEST YOUR MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE AND WIN TONNES OF PRIZES WITH MUSICAL BINGO!
Cost: Free
Time: 7:30 PM

Tuesday
6 June
Alien: Covenant
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his ground breaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.
Cost: £8.80
Time: 6:10 / 8 pm


Wednesday
8 June
Bay Rum Hounds
21 St Mary Street , Cardiff , CF10 1PL
The Bay Rum Hounds feature harmonica and guitar. Playing country blues, hokum, early Chicago style electric, gospel and swing.
Time: From 8pm onwards

Thursday
9 June

National Opera Studio Showcase
Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL
The culmination of their week-long residency at Welsh National Opera, the Young Artists of the National Opera Studio are joined by the WNO Orchestra to present staged scenes from some of the world's greatest operas.The National Opera Studio is internationally renowned as the UK's foremost opera training establishment, and works in partnership with the six leading opera companies in the UK - English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Opera North, Royal Opera House, Scottish Opera and WNO. As the residency takes place at the end of their intensive nine-month training, this is a fantastic opportunity to hear these young singers as they prepare to enter the professional world.
Cost: £15


Thursday, 25 May 2017

Friday 26th of May

Fabergé Egg Exhibition

Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER
The Fabergé Egg is inspired by one of Carl Fabergé's eggs , specifically the “Catherine the great Egg” and the current commemoration of the 1917 Russian Revolution. The painted panels and ornaments have been changed to reflect a more Welsh theme. Each painted panel depicts a scene from the ancient Welsh Mabinogion stories. And the relief ornament includes symbols of music, theatre, design and the arts. It was made by BA1 Design for performance students over 13 days as part of their introduction to prop making. Visitors are welcome to come in and take a look at the egg on display during opening hours.
Cost: Free


Saturday 27th of May


CRAFT FAIR/WORKSHOPS

The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AJ
This lovely Craft Fair will be at the Tabernacl Chapel opposite the Radley Handbag shop on The Hayes in Cardiff on selected dates from the 25th March 2017 to the 18th of November – 10am to 4pm – Free entry to everyone. There will be various stalls outside and inside the chapel selling various handmade products. So why not bring your family and friends along and support your small businesses in Wales.
Cost: Free
Time: 10am to 4pm


Sunday 28th of May

CARDIFF CASTLE UNDERGROUND CINEMA


Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB
Special cinema screenings in the Undercroft on the theme of Adventure.
Cost: Starting from  £6
Time: 01:15 - 22:00
Monday 29th of May
DRESS UP AT ST FAGANS NATIONAL HISTORY MUSEUMSt Fagans National History Museum, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB
See St Fagans brought to life and travel through time as you drop in to your favourite buildings to check if there’s anyone home. If dressing up is  your thing then why not come along in costume? Whether you’re a clandestine Celt, part-time Tudor or just into Vintage – St Fagans is the perfect place to strut your stuff this Bank Holiday weekend!
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Tuesday 30th of May

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
In DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL, based on the record-breaking book series, a family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 9th birthday party goes hilariously off course--thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to (finally!) become famous.
Cost: £8.80
Time: 4:10 / 6:30pm


Wednesday 31st of May
JACK MAC’S FUNK PACK ( + NAOMI RAE)
Gwdihŵ Café Bar, 6 Guildford Crescent, Off Churchill Way, Cardiff

WE’RE BACK AGAIN AT OUR FAVOURITE CARDIFF VENUE, THIS TIME FOR AN EVEN BIGGER, BETTER AND FUNKIER SHOW THAN BEFORE! THE FUNK PACK HAVE BEEN HARD AT WORK AND WILL BE DOWN AT GWDIHW IN FULL FORCE, SO BE SURE TO COME AND JOIN IN ON THE FESTIVITIES! WITH SPECIAL GUESTS JOINING THE BAND AND SUPPORT FROM THE BEAUTIFULLY TALENTED NAOMI RAE, YOU CAN’T GO WRONG!
Price: £4
Time: £7:30pm

Thursday 1st of  June
UEFA CHAMPIONS FESTIVAL
Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff, CF10
This a must-do for all those wishing to soak up the UEFA Champions League Final atmosphere when it comes to Cardiff in June. The free of charge festival offers entertainment for all the family throughout the day. With Saturday expected to be the busiest as fans of the participating finalists arrive in the city, Thursday, Friday and Sunday will be the best opportunity for locals to experience the Festival Located in the beautiful Cardiff Bay, the festival is expected to attract over 200,000 people throughout the four days, and an opportunity for everyone who attends to have their photo taken with the iconic trophy for free!
Cost: Free

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Cardiff Tasting Tour, great music and much more... Our new What's On is here!

Friday
19 May
Cardiff Tasting Tour
Cardiff Castle, Castle Street Cardiff, CF10 3RB
Our Cardiff Tasting Tour takes us around the city centre calling in to specialist food producers, retailers & Cardiff indoor market. The menu includes a variety of tastings – continental meats, cheeses, cockles, laverbread and Welsh beverages. Along the way we’ll pass beautiful parks, majestic buildings and key landmarks including Cardiff Castle and Principality Stadium ‘the home of Welsh rugby’.We take bookings up to 17 00 on the Thursday before the tour.
Cost: Adults £40 Children £17.50
Time:10:30 – 14:30

Saturday
20 May
HOUSE BAND FOLLOWED BY DISCO
21 St Mary Street , Cardiff , CF10 1PL
The Jon Crespo Quartet returns to Café Jazz as the resident Saturday house band! Originating from Canada, Jon and his Quartet will be playing straight ahead Jazz to Funk with some twists and turns. Jon has an extensive range of experience having played with The Beachboys, KC & The Sunshine Band, The Platters and Lenny Kravitz.The Quartet will feature Jon Crespo on Trumpet, Dave Jones on Piano, Ashley John Long on Bass and Greg Evans on Drums
Cost: £2.00
Time: 7:00pm -10pm/ 10pm - 2am

Sunday
21 May
Porter's Sunday Quiz
Harlech Court, Bute Terrace, CF10 2FE Cardiff
QUIZ QUIZ QUIZ.
£1 per person to play, teams of up to 6. The quiz starts at 7:30pm, so arrive early to grab a table!
Oh, and bring a pen.
Cost: £1
Time: 7:30pm -10:30pm

Monday
22 May
Health Walk in Cefn Onn Park
Cefn Onn Park, Cherry Orchard Rd - Cardiff
Walking…It’s the perfect way to get fit while having fun, and Let’s Walk Cymru is here to help everyone, no matter their age or level of fitness, to get out there and discover Wales’s wealth of natural green space, scenic landscapes and urban parks. This event is part of Cardiff Walking for Health weekly event series.
Meet at the notice board by the Cefn Onn Car Park.
Cost: Free
Time: 10 am-12am


Tuesday
23 May
Verve
Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL
VERVE presents an exhilarating programme of four distinct dance works choreographed by international artists James Cousins, Carlos Pons Guerra, Leila McMillan and Matthias Sperling. Performed by a company of eleven dancers trained at some of the world’s leading conservatoires, the work is physically daring and thought provoking.
Cost: £12
Time: 7:30pm

Wednesday
24 May
King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.” Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne.
Price: £6.10
Time: 4.45pm/7pm

Thursday
25 May
That’ll Be The Day
St David’s Hall The Hayes, Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 1AH
The UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show! This year’s production features a fresh new line-up of sensational classic gold hits, spanning the 50’s right through to the 70’s & 80’s, mixed as always, with even more hilarious comedy! Complete with stunning costumes and incredible LIVE music performances, we guarantee you’ll be on your feet and dancing in the aisles before the night is over. Welcome to the golden age of popular music…revived!
Cost: Standard Price: £21/£23/£25
Time: 7:30pm


Thursday, 11 May 2017

Friday night at Porter's and much more for your free time

Friday
12 May

Friday Night Jazz at Porter's
HARLECH COURT, BUTE TERRACE, CARDIFF, CF10 2FE
Who loves jazz? We do. Do you love jazz? If the answer is yes then get down here to take in some smoothe tunes. If the answer is no, come down and let the band prove you wrong.
Cost:
Time: 10pm

Saturday
13 May
CELEBRATING TAMLA MOTOWN
6 Guildford Crescent, CF10 2HJ Cardiff
A GENUINE CELEBRATION OF DETROIT’S FINEST
TAMLA MOTOWN IS NO LESS THAN THE BIGGEST SUCCESS STORY IN BLACK MUSIC. FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO AN EMPIRE SPANNING ACROSS THE DECADES AND GENERATIONS.
ON THE 13TH MAY WE COME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE OUR LOVE AFFAIR FOR THESE ARTISTS THROUGHOUT THE AGES. SPINNING THROUGH THE HITS AND LESSER KNOWN GEMS SINFULLY FORGOTTEN AND OF COURSE FULFILLING OUR HANKING FOR A KNEES UP AND DANCE!
SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES, MARVIN GAYE, DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES, MARTHA REEVES & THE VANDELLAS, THE FOUR TOPS, THE ISLEY BROTHERS, GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS, THE JACKSON 5… AMONGST SO MANY MORE.
Cost: £5/£3
Time: 9:00 PM

Sunday
14 May
CARDIFF DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 4UW
Challenge your colleagues, friends and family!
Companies, organisations and sports clubs from across Cardiff have the opportunity to enter their very own dragon boat team. A fantastic days racing on Atlantic wharf competing against rival teams from across the city, no previous experience is required and all training is provided.It will be great fun!
Supporting the Lord Mayor’s Appeal Charity – Cancer Research Wales, will you help raise funds for this important and worthy cause while having fun with your colleagues and family out on the water.
So get together with your colleagues, friends and family for a fantastic day out and let’s Race the Dragon!
Cost:
Time:10am – 4pm

Monday
15May
A Dog’s Purpose
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN

Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
Cost: Free
Time: Adult £9.70 - Student £5.20

Tuesday
16 May
Mindhorn
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN
Washed-up actor Richard Thorncroft peaked with hit 1980s detective show 'Mindhorn', playing the titular Isle of Man sleuth with a rather unique ability. As a captured MI5 Special Operative, Bruce Mindhorn's eye was replaced by a super-advanced optical lie detector, which meant he could literally 'see the truth'. Mindhorn escaped and fled to the Isle of Man, to recuperate in the island’s temperate microclimate, and became the best plain-clothes detective the island had ever seen...
Cost: £6
Time: 1:40pm, 4pm, 6:15pm, 8:50pm

Wednesday
17 May
GWDIHW PRESENTS TOBY HAY ‘THE GATHERING’ LP LAUNCH
6 Guildford Crescent, CF10 2HJ Cardiff
GWDIHW ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME AN INTRICATE EVENING OF MASTERFUL MELODIES & CAPTIVATING CONTEMPORARY FOLK AS WE BRING BACK THE MAGICAL TOBY HAY AHEAD OF HIS DEBUT LP, ‘THE GATHERING’.
TOBY HAY MANAGES TO MARRY CRAFT AND MELODY LIKE FEW OTHERS IN CONTEMPORARY WELSH FOLK. HIS APPRECIATION OF THE MELANCHOLIC AND MELODIC VOICE OF HIS GUITAR LIES IN THE MELDING OF EXPERIMENTAL PICKING STYLE BUT ONE THAT CONJURES ELEMENTAL POWER AND GRACE. FOR FANS OF JOHN RENBOURNE, BERT JANSCH OR MODERN FOLK LIKE THE GENTLE GOOD, THIS WILL BE UNMISSABLE.
Cost: £4/3ADV
Time: 7:30pm

Thursday
18 May
Llŷr Williams
Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER
At the end of his life, isolated from the world by deafness and ill-health, Beethoven returned once again to the piano sonata, composing three revelatory works. Innovatory and of profound depth yet teaming with fantasy and grandeur, they are keystones of the piano repertoire. Llŷr Williams completes his odyssey through the complete Beethoven sonatas with performances of these three pieces that will burn themselves into the memory.
Cost:£18-£22
Time:7.30pm