What's on inPenarth


Welcome to Penarth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Penarth - 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 Penarth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Penarth

21
JUL
Live Drone Racing & Flight Simulator Convention
The Helicopter Museum

See some of the UKs best drone pilots race around a custom circuit featuring exciting obstacles and incredible speeds. And experience the excitement from the pilots point of view with race footage projected onto screens and POV gogglesTest your hand at flying…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01934 635227
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10
AUG
Counterfeit Seventies
The Playhouse Theatre

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01934 645544
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11
AUG
Cardiff Casefile: Live Game
Cardiff City Centre

Delve into Cardiffs past in a thrilling adventure for all ages as you examine the case‐file question real witnesses collect the clues and try to solve an all new incredible case.BEST DRESSED TEAM PRIZEFASTEST DETECTIVES PRIZETOP FAMILY PRIZE ‐ points awarded for…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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14
AUG
Speed DAting in Cardiff
Mocka Lounge

Speed Dating in CardiffHow Speed Dating in Cardiff worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Cardiff you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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18
AUG
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Little Mix
The Playhouse Theatre

.SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE LITTLE MIX EXPERIENCEFour hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UKs finest girl bands with breathtaking dance moves replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK. Bursting with personality this is a high‐energy…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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19
AUG
World Helicopter Day
The Helicopter Museum

Dont miss the chance to climb aboard aircraft not usually open to the public during exclusive open cockpit sessions no extra charge.These will include the museums Vietnam Veteran Huey Westland Lynx and Hind Russian Gunship.Visitors will also be able to take off…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01934 635227
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25
AUG
Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff
Cardiff Bay

From 24 27 August Cardiff will play host to the international fleet of hydro‐foiling GC32 catamarans for the sixth stop on the 2018 action‐packed global tour. As well as the fast and furious GC32 Stadium Racing a fleet of high‐speed two‐man…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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07
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Take That Expe
Memo Arts Centre

Sweeney Entertainments brings The Take That Experience to audiences across the UK with their incredible stage show Relight The Fire recreating the latest Take That favourites as well as all the classic songs from the past. Five wonderfully talented guys with a…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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09
SEP
Vintage Wheels Rally
The Helicopter Museum

Weston Airfields WW2 era control tower and pilots block surrounded by a host of classic and vintage vehicles... . Entrance to the show will be included in usual museum admission. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01934 635227
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16
SEP
Cadillacs & 'Copters
The Helicopter Museum

2017s show featured over 70 vehicles including 50s & 60s American Hot Rods Lorry Cabs Chevys Pick Ups Mustangs and much more many of which were the UKs only examples.Vehicles on display until 1pm with many staying later and helicopter flights beginning…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01934 635227
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19
SEP
Dionne Warwick - Don't Make Me Over
St Davids Hall

Soul Pop Legend Dionne Warwick will be returning to the UK for her 2018 tour Dont Make Me Over Featuring the classic hits; Walk On By Any One Who Had A Heart Do You Know The Way To San Jose…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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20
SEP
Dane Baptise
The Glee Club Cardiff

G.O.D. GOLD. OIL. DRUGSFresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste brings his third smash hit show on national tour. Original provocative and exceptionally crafted G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs explores our…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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23
SEP
Mosaic course
Mosaic course

Create your own stunning mosaics with expert tuition from Barry Akins an established mosaic artist. Barry has taught at the Royal Academy of Art and the Central London Art School. He is an experienced and diverse artist who works in the direct…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07428 193247
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30
SEP
Rachel Parris
The Glee Club Cardiff

ITS FUN TO PRETENDViral sensation Rachel Parris star of BBCs The Mash Report presents a comedy show packed with stand‐up song sketch and inevitably a sideways swipe at society. In this tour show she showcases some of her best bits from her…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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01
OCT
Sons Of Pitches
The Glee Club Cardiff

The Sons of Pitches are a multi‐award‐winning British vocal group who specialize in acappella and beatbox. They won The Naked Choir in 2015. Formed in 2013 when they were all studying at the University of Birmingham they had their cover of Skrillexs…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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06
OCT
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Memo Arts Centre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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21
OCT
Halloween Family Fun Day
The Helicopter Museum

Not just for the undeadHandle real owls come face to face with snakes spiders and creepy crawlies Pose for a photo with some of your favourite Halloween characters and climb into the pilots seat of real helicopters during open cockpit sessions. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01934 635227
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26
OCT
Cardiff Venture Capital World Summit 2018
Cardiff City Stadium

The Oscars of VC welcoming International opportunities and representatives from International Funds Family Offices FinTech with Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Social Innovation. Series 2018 in Paris Brussels New York London Cardiff and Silicon Valley.The expected profile of attendees are business owners academics people…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03303 500638
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28
OCT
Glee Family Comedy Show
The Glee Club Cardiff

The Glee have brought you the very biggest names in comedy for the last 22 years and finally we launch a lunchtime show aimed for the familygrannies and all.Now you dont need the babysitter to come and enjoy your weekend stand‐up We…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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01
NOV
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Little Mix Exp
Memo Arts Centre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE LITTLE MIX EXPERIENCEFour hugely talented girls pay tribute to one of the UKs finest girl bands with breathtaking dance moves replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK. Bursting with personality this is a high‐energy…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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03
NOV
Enchanted Forest Rave in Cardiff
Tramshed Cardiff

The Worlds most magical club night transforms one of Cardiffs most famous indoor venues into an enchanted forest for a night of immersive raving..What to expect Watch here bit.lyFLUKAftermovie Headline DJs Live Acts. Walkabout Characters. Immersive Themed Dcor Props.…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02089 641682
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07
NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
CARDIFF St David’s Hall

Queen Extravaganza described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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09
DEC
Christmas Fun Day
The Helicopter Museum

Santa is due to touch down at 11am dependant on weather both here and in the North Pole and then will spend the day meeting excited children inside his heli‐grottoFamilies will also have the chance to explore the giant Winter Wonderland walkthrough…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01934 635227
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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,…

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…

K2

K2 Nightclub in Cardiff, South Glamorgan. Contact venue on telephone number 029 20225878 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Exit

Exit Nightclub in Cardiff, South Glamorgan. Contact venue on telephone number 029 20640102 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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