What's on inCardiff

Welcome to Cardiff

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Cardiff - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Cardiff to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Cardiff

29
JUL
Cardiff Comedy Festival: Matt Rees & Penny Matthew
Fuel Rock Club

Hour of sublime Welsh Stand‐up from WUSA winner 2012 Matt Rees and contagiously surreal Penny MatthewsFuel 9pm Doors £4 Entry…

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29
JUL
Cardiff Comedy Festival: Vagabond Variety Show
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Featuring a panel show quizzes audience participation games with few or confusing rules and some sort of CCF after‐party disco with guest comedian DJ'sGwdihw 7:30 Doors £3 Entry proceeds going to charity…

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29
JUL
CCF DeanBurnett I'm a Scientist,Get Me out of Here
Fuel Rock Club

After over 10 years of trying to be a stand‐up Dean Burnett has finally decided to be true to himself and admit what he is; a fully‐qualified practicing enthusiastic scientist. Tired of conforming to the science isn't funny' stereotype Dean has decided…

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29
JUL
Love Social presents Mario and Charlie
Oceana, Cardiff

Love Social is the biggest and best provider of clubbing for 13‐17 year olds.Tuesday 29th July we bring you the Love Social beach party & this will be hosted by very special guests ‐ Mario & Charlie from TV show The Only…

Category: Nightclubs

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30
JUL
Cardiff Comedy Festival: 'Bring and Bi-Lingual'
Fuel Rock Club

Wales best and indeed only bi‐lingual stand‐up show comes to Cardiff. Your MC is Daniel Glyn. No knowledge of Welsh or indeed English necessary. Come and tri‐lingual Fuel 9pm Doors £5 Entry…

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30
JUL
Cardiff Comedy Festival: 'Toast/Ken & Steve'
Chapter Arts Centre

London‐based Velvet Trumpet bring a double helping of comedy theatre to Cardiff featuring latest productions Toast and Ken & Steve.Chapter Theatre 7:30 Doors £8 Entry…

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30
JUL
CCF: Mcneil and Pamphilon’s Secret Holding Patte
Fuel Rock Club

Award winning double act McNeil and Pamphilon bring their Best Of show to Cardiff. Hilarious The Guardian. Wonderfully funny Time Out. Lively and ambitious The TimesFuel 7:30 Doors £4 Entry…

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01
AUG
The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
Glee Club Cardiff

Wales' premier comedy club presentsThe Best In Live Stand‐up Comedy4 of the finest live stand‐up acts from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit every Friday & Saturday Night.Tasty Club menu available pre‐book online or order on the…

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
AUG
Big Night Out on August 02, 2014
Oceana, Cardiff

Think BIG production and BIG entertainment. Big Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus.Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Category: Nightclubs

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02
AUG
Motley Movies Rooftop Cinema - Kill Bill
Jacobs Antiques Market

The Bride wakens from a four‐year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her ‐ a team she was once part of.The lead character called The Bride…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07919 161966
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03
AUG
Friends of the Dogs, Wales Summer Show
Eastern Leisure Centre

Fun Packed Family Day Out Fun Dog Show Have a Go Events Doggy Dash Best Sausage Catcher Bouncies Balloon Modelling Face Painting and a Bangers & Burgers Barbie Trade and Charity Stalls Miles of Smiles GuaranteedIts going to be a fabulous…

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06
AUG
Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Tourist Attractions


Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is one of Wales's leading tourist attractions. Situated in the very heart of the capital, alongside city centre shopping and the magnificent Bute Park, the Castle's enchanting fairytale towers conceal an elaborate and splendid interior.Contained within its mighty walls is a history spanning nearly 2,000 years,…

Techniquest

See real robots in action in live interactive robotic activities, programme a robot and compete against others in our arena.The event will also include radio controlled vehicle activities so bring your own car and try out our track. Pit your driving skill against others to see who will…

Boulders Indoor Climbing Centre

Boulders is Cardiff's leading Indoor Climbing Centre, we offer activities for all ages and abilities. We run Indoor Climbing Taster Sessions for beginners, Climbing lessons for adults and kids and challenging routes, bouldering and coaching for the rock busting pro We welcome competent climbers, who when…

Castell Coch

Late nineteenth‐century 'fairytale'‐style castle, built on medieval remains, designed for the third marquess of Bute by William Burges. Lavishly decorated and furnished in the Victorian Gothic style; a Romantic vision of the Middle Ages. OS map 171: ST 131826Site exhibition, parking, toilets, cafe, shop, guidebook, baby changing facilities.Adult…

National Museum Cardiff

Discover art, archaeology and the geological evolution of Wales. With a busy programme of exhibitions and events, we have something to amaze everyone, whatever your interest ' and admission is freeAlthough not the oldest of Amgueddfa Cymru ' National Museum Wales's buildings, this is the first location of…

Ballooning Network (Wales)

Hot Air Balloons at Ballooning Network Wales in Cardiff, South Glamorgan. Contact venue on 029 20235775 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Cardiff? See our list of attractions in Cardiff, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.