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The smash-hit 90s movie My Best Friend’s Wedding is now a brand new musical comedy and you’re invited! Starring Alexandra Burke (The Bodyguard, Chicago, Sister Act), with book by Ronald Bass (My Best Friend’s Wedding, Rain Man, The Joy Luck Club) and Jonathan Harvey (Beautiful Thing, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Coronation Street), My Best Friend’s Wedding features some of the most iconic pop anthems ever written by the legendary Burt Bacharach and Hal David, including I’ll Never Fall in Love Again, I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself, Walk on By, I Say A Little Prayer, What’s New Pussycat and many, many more. Fiery food critic Julianne Potter has always turned her nose up at romance. It’s the reason she broke up with her sweetheart Michael O’Neal. When she hears he’s about to be married, she vows to win him back for good, but with perfect Kimmy in the way, it’s not as easy as she first thought. Can she derail her best friend’s wedding in time and keep Michael all for herself? Join us to watch it all unfold as this wickedly funny musical rom-com is brought to life in a new stage production. Find out more and […]
Everyone’s favourite kooky and spooky family are back in this spectacular and hilarious musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, with music and lyrics by TONY AWARD nominated Andrew Lippa, starring Samantha Womack as Morticia and Cameron Blakely as Gomez. In this heart-warming story of love, family and friendship, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret – she’s fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family! For more information book tickets >
Join City Hospice’s Charity Cycle Challenge across beautiful Thailand. Bangkok to Koh Samui Combine breath taking scenery with exhilarating adventure on this unique charity cycle challenge! Setting off from Bangkok we’ll see a range of sights on the journey to Koh Samui, from the cosmopolitan city of Hua Hin, to the tranquillity of Prachuap Khiri Khan. Between challenging rides along coastal roads bordered by sea views and rugged mountains, we’ll have the opportunity to relax on serene beaches. When our adventure reaches its end, we’ll spend a free day in Koh Sanui, where we’ll spend the day sightseeing or just relaxing on the beach! Join us as we leave the tourist trail and explore the real Thailand by bike. Challenge highlights: Visit the resort town of Hua Hin, home to the summer palaces of Thai royalty Stay in tranquil Prachuap Khiri Khan, overlooked by striking limestone peaks Cycle through Thai villages and past idyllic beaches Take in incredible views of Thailand’s rugged mountains along the route Enjoy a free day in beautiful Koh Samui Challenge Overview: January 2021 Duration: 10 days Cycling days: 5 Distance cycled 391km Accommodation: hotels Average temp: 30C Challenge grading: Challenging Cost: £399 to register to […]
The world’s best-loved musical is back at Wales Millennium Centre by popular demand! With all the grit and glamour you know and love, this production is direct from a sell-out and critically acclaimed 2020 UK Tour. After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more? With its phenomenal score, bursting with hits including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want, this thrilling new version is brought to life by a fresh young cast who bring energy, vitality and passion to this ultimate musical classic. So round-up your Burger Palace Boys, pick up your Pink Ladies and re-discover why Grease really is the one that you want this term! Age guidance: 8+ (no under 2s) Start time: Mon – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Find out more and book tickets >
TV and stage favourite, Tom Chambers, (Top Hat, Strictly Come Dancing) stars as the charismatic and manipulative Tony Wendice, a jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife Margot. When he discovers she has been unfaithful his mind turns to revenge and the pursuit of the ‘perfect crime’. Made famous by Alfred Hitchcock’s world-renowned film of 1950, the iconic Dial M for Murder will leave you spellbound as Tony becomes more tangled in the web of his own making. This ultimate masterclass in suspense is guaranteed to entwine you with its spine-chilling twists and turns. Dial M for Murder is the definitive seat-gripping drama that is not to be missed! Find out more and book tickets >
Queen Extravaganza, the official Queen tribute band produced by Roger Taylor and Brian May, returns to the UK in 2021, following sell-out shows across the globe. The band, who began touring back in 2012, are made up of a rolling cast of gifted musicians who have been handpicked by Roger Taylor and Brian May. Queen Extravaganza is renowned for touring all over the USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Brazil and Europe and have earned much love and respect from their ever-growing fan base. In this spectacular show, the talented musicians play the music perfectly and in some instances are more polished than Queen themselves. This 90-minute show features more than 20 Queen classics drawn from the band’s biggest hits: Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites the Dust, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Under Pressure, We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, A Kind of Magic, Radio Ga Ga, Somebody to Love and Killer Queen as well as other fan favourites. “It’s our own official tribute band” says Roger Taylor.
A unique tribute to a legend. 12+. 4 Feb 2021 7.30pm. Swansea Grand Theatre Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ Tickets: £28.00 The total sell out at the Edinburgh festival is now on tour! Feel the electricity as Plastic Elvis hits the stage backed by his incredible five piece The High Noon Band. He’ll shake, he’ll smoulder, he’ll try and control his hair and in the end he’ll break your heart. Sing along with some of the King’s greatest songs on a breathless night of rock’n’roll. With support from special guests John Archer as Big Buddy Holly and song writing legend David Martin. This show will contain moves that even Plastic Elvis himself isn’t expecting. “I was there. That’s all I know.” -Plastic Elvis fan. “From the opening fanfare to the emotional finale I was hooked.” -The other fan. Please note that this is not a stand-up comedy show.
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. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian) mixed with ‘comic gold’ (Mail on Sunday). Jason said: “After the fun we had on my last tour ‘Muddle Class’, I’m excited to get back on the road with my new stand up show, ‘Like Me’. In these trying times it’s always important to be able to get away for a couple of hours and exercise the old chuckle muscle! So I’m coming to a venue near you in 2021 so we can have a good laugh together. See you then.” Age: 14+
Join us at MAMMA MIA! and enjoy the ultimate feel-good factor at the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical in Cardiff from 9th February 2021 for 3 weeks only! Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget. This irresistibly funny show has been thrilling audiences all around the world and now there’s never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical in Cardiff. Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA! Find out more and book tickets >
The biggest selling classical artist of the century, Katherine Jenkins OBE, will return to Venue Cymru this February as part of her UK tour. Cherished as one of Britain’s all-time favourite singers, in 2017 Katherine was officially crowned The No.1 selling ‘Classical Music Artist of the Last 25 Years’ by Classic FM, and made chart history when her last album ‘Guiding Light’, became her 13th UK Classical No.1 album, further cementing Katherine’s position as the world’s most prolific artist in UK Classical chart history. Katherine’s 2021 tour will feature songs from her 14th studio album ‘Cinema Paradiso’, which is available to purchase from Friday 17th April 2020. Performances info Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult
The biggest selling classical artist of the century, Katherine Jenkins OBE, announces the release of her 14th studio album, ‘Cinema Paradiso’ and 2021 UK Tour including a date at the Hall. Comprised of 15 iconic tracks, ‘Cinema Paradiso’ is a collection of unforgettable songs from some of the world’s best loved movie moments including; ‘Moon River’ from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Pinocchio’s‘When You Wish Upon A Star’,‘Tonight’ from West Side Story, featuring fellow Welsh star, Luke Evans, as well as themes from Schindler’s List, Lord of the Rings and Dances with Wolves. Katherine says – “I’ve always loved movie soundtracks. I wanted to create an iconic movie moment with this record – all the best film musical themes that we know and love, all together on one album. The last few albums I’ve made have been inspired by what’s happening in my own world. This one in particular was inspired by the things that were going on around me. Having played my first movie role last year, it felt like a natural transition for me.” Recent exciting endeavours in the world of film have been a huge inspiration in the making of the new album – one of which is Katherine’s role […]
The “SOUND OF SPRINGSTEEN”, take to the stage this year after 2 years of getting the show together for this tour. With a passion for the work of “The Boss”, the 8 piece tribute “The Sound Of Springsteen” brings their years of live performances and recording to rock you with Bruce Springsteen’s greatest hits and deep cuts. With songs like, Born In The USA, Glory Days, Streets of Philadelphia and many more, this is a night of passion for Springsteen.
The disillusioned and ageing Faust trades his soul to the devil Méphistophélès in exchange for youth and the love of the beautiful Marguerite. Rejuvenated, Faust succeeds in seducing Marguerite, aided by the tricks and cunning of Méphistophélès. But when Marguerite’s brother returns from war to find her pregnant, a sword fight has fatal consequences and Marguerite is cursed. Faust has a debt to pay to the devil. This lavish new production brings Goethe’s timeless morality tale to life in spectacular fashion. wno.org.uk/faust #WNOfaust Sung in French with surtitles in English and Welsh For multi-buy packages, please select your shows and the discount will be applied in the basket. Discounts will be applied to the lowest common number of seats. If the number of attendees varies per production, please contact us on 029 2063 6464. Age guidance: 8+ Start time: Fri 26 Feb & Fri 19 Mar 7pm Sat 6 Mar 3pm Running time: approximately 3 hours 30 minutes (including one interval) Sung in French, with subtitles in English and Welsh. Find out more and book tickets >
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The Cardiff City Stadium is a stadium in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, Wales. It is the home of Cardiff City Football Club and the Wales national football team. Following expansion of the Ninian Stand in July 2014, the stadium officially holds 33,280 supporters.
Cardiff City Stadium
The Ffos Las racecourse is a Welsh horse racing, equestrian sports and conferencing venue situated in Ffos Las, Wales. The Ffos Las racecourse was built at the site of an open cast coal mine after mining operations ceased.
Culla Rd, Trimsaran, Kidwelly SA17 4DE
The South and Mid Wales Chamber of Commerce is a member organisation that connects key people and businesses to each other – locally, nationally, internationally. Throughout the year, they host exceptional and informative events that inspire, stimulate and educate. They also provide a range of resources and provide practical advice needed to run your business.
Enterprise Way, Newport NP20 2AQ
The voco St David’s Cardiff Hotel is a five-star hotel situated in Cardiff, Wales, just off the A4232 road, and close to Cardiff Bay railway station. Opened originally in 1999 by Rocco Forte Hotels, since 2018 it has been operating under the Voco name.
Havannah St, Cardiff CF10 5SD
Techniquest is a science and discovery centre located in Cardiff Bay. A sister charity Techniquest Glyndwr is located at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham. It previously also had locations in Llanberis in Gwynedd, and the Adventure Centre in Narberth, Pembrokeshire. Techniquest was first established in Cardiff in 1986.
Stuart St, Cardiff CF10 5BW
Cardiff Castle is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff, Wales. The original motte and bailey castle was built in the late 11th century by Norman invaders on top of a 3rd-century Roman fort.
Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB
The Cowbridge Business Club was launched in January 2015, with the sole purpose of supporting Cowbridge & local businesses. Running a business is often a challenging and lonely prospect. However, working with and supporting other businesses can help overcome these challenges. The Cowbridge Business Club provides a platform for businesses to collaborate, generate business and offers a unified voice to champion their concerns. The Cowbridge Business Club guarantees to place the interests of its members first and will constantly seek new ways and ideas to support and help develop its members businesses! The club firmly believes that business networking can and should be different. The answer to this question is quite simple: Often early morning meetings don’t work for people who have other commitments. Weekly meetings can also prove burdensome, again as people are simply unable to commit to an event of this frequency. Networking groups shouldn’t just be about networking. Every time somebody attends a meeting, they should always leave with some form of tangible benefit. Either the possibility of business or a new skill or piece of information that you can implement in your business today! The Cowbridge Business Club is looking to establish a support network for local […]
14 Vale Ct, Cowbridge CF71 7ES
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904. Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show and the Winter Fair.
Royal Welsh Showground Llanelwedd Builth Wells Powys LD2 3SY
Margam Country Park is a country park estate in Wales, of around 850 acres. It is situated in Margam, about 2 miles from Port Talbot in south Wales. It was once owned by the Mansel Talbot family and is now owned and administered by the local council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.
Neath Port Talbot SA13 2TJ
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is a conservatoire located in Cardiff, Wales. It includes three theatres: the Richard Burton Theatre, the Bute Theatre, and the Caird Studio. It also includes one concert hall, the Dora Stoutzker Hall.
North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3ER
The Dylan Thomas Centre is an arts centre located in the Maritime Quarter in Swansea, Wales. Formerly the city’s Guildhall, which was originally built in 1825, the Dylan Thomas Centre was restored and refurbished to host the UK Year of Literature and Writing in 1995.
6 Somerset Pl, Swansea SA1 1RR
Caerphilly Castle is a medieval fortification in Caerphilly in South Wales. The castle was constructed by Gilbert de Clare in the 13th century as part of his campaign to conquer Glamorgan, and saw extensive fighting between Gilbert, his descendants, and the native Welsh rulers.
Castle St, Caerphilly CF83 1JD
The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. It is the biggest library in Wales, holding over 6.5 million books and periodicals, and the largest collections of archives, portraits, maps and photographic images in Wales.
Penglais Rd, Aberystwyth SY23 3BU
The International Convention Centre Wales is a 5,000-capacity venue in the city of Newport, South Wales. The venue has a main auditorium with fixed seating for 1,500 delegates, six rooms of exhibition space, and 43,000 square feet of pillar-free space.
M4, Caerleon, Newport NP18, UK
The Sherman Theatre is a venue in the Cathays district of Cardiff. It was built as a twin-auditorium venue in 1973 with financial support from Cardiff University. Sherman Cymru was the name of the Sherman Theatre up until 2016 when the name changed back to Sherman Theatre.
Senghennydd Rd, Cardiff CF24 4YE
St David’s Hall is a performing arts and conference venue in the heart of Cardiff, Wales. St David’s Hall is the National Concert Hall and Conference Centre of Wales. It hosts the annual Welsh Proms, the International Orchestral Series and the biennial BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.
9-11 The Hayes, St Davids Centre, Cardiff CF10 1AH
Dan yr Ogof, located at the National Showcaves Centre for Wales, is a 17-kilometre long cave system in south Wales, about 5 miles north of Ystradgynlais and 15 miles southwest of Brecon, in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Abercraf, Swansea SA9 1GJ
Parc y Scarlets is a rugby union stadium in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, that opened in November 2008 as the new home of the Scarlets and Llanelli RFC. The ground replaced Stradey Park, the home of Llanelli’s rugby teams for almost 130 years.
Pemberton Park, Llanelli SA14 9UZ
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is at Llanarthney in the River Tywi valley, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The garden is both a visitor attraction and a centre for botanical research and conservation, and features the world’s largest single-span glasshouse measuring 110 m long by 60 m wide.
Middleton Hall, Llanarthne SA32 8HN
Bluestone National Park Resort is a holiday park in Pembrokeshire, southwest Wales. The resort falls partly within the boundaries of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The park is owned by several private backers and Pembrokeshire County Council and employs over 700 people.
Canaston Wood, The Grange, Narberth SA67 8DE
Our City Hospice team cares for patients across the city, managing their symptoms and offering essential support. This means each person in our care can live their lives to the fullest for as long as possible. Every month, new patients are referred to City Hospice for care. Referrals are made from the palliative care team at Velindre Cancer Centre, the University Hospital of Wales, or from a patient’s own GP. We help patients with diagnoses such as Cancer, Dementia, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or other life-limiting illnesses. As we deliver community palliative care for the whole of Cardiff, all of our patients live within the capital, and range in age from 18 upwards. What makes us different City Hospice is not a bedded unit. Instead, we offer care and support to our patients in their own homes and some come to our centre in Whitchurch, Cardiff. We spend time understanding the preferences of those we care for and where they wish to stay. Our team work with patients and their families to support whatever their choice might be. Given the option, many of our patients choose to remain at home and we work tirelessly to […]
Ty Hosbis, Whitchurch Hospital Grounds, Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 7BF
The Liberty Stadium is a sports stadium and conferencing venue located in the Landore area of Swansea, Wales. The stadium is all-seated. On opening, it had a capacity of 21,088, making it the largest purpose-built venue in Swansea.
Plasmarl, Swansea SA1 2FA
Aberystwyth Arts Centre is an arts centre in Wales, located on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais campus. One of the largest in Wales, it comprises a theatre, concert hall, studio and cinema, as well as four gallery spaces and cafés, bars, and shops.
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth SY23 3DE
The Centre for Alternative Technology is an eco-centre in Powys, mid-Wales, dedicated to demonstrating and teaching sustainable development. CAT, despite its name, no longer concentrates its efforts exclusively on alternative technology, but provides information on all aspects of sustainable living.
Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth SY20 9AZ
Tŷ Hafan is a Welsh registered charity that provides holistic palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families from throughout Wales. A wide range of care and support is offered at the hospice, based in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales, in the community, at hospital or in schools.
Hayes Rd, Sully, Penarth CF64 5XX
Welsh ICE (Innovation Centre for Enterprise) offers coworking spaces, office space, meeting room hire and more. Let us help you launch your startup. So, what is ICE? Since 2012 we have helped businesses in Wales to start, grow and prosper. Based in sunny Caerphilly, our Campus of Enterprise is based over three modern buildings and is currently home to over 200 innovative businesses. We offer a collaborative space, a likeminded community and stacks of events to help you achieve your goals.
Britannia House, Caerphilly Business Park, Van Rd, Caerphilly CF83 3GG
Cardiff International Arena is an indoor exhibition centre and events arena located in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and was opened on 10 September 1993 by singer Shirley Bassey. Its current name is due to a five-year sponsorship agreement. It is Cardiff’s largest purpose-built exhibition facility.
Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EQ
The Noah’s Ark Charity raises money exclusively for the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales in Cardiff. The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales is a children’s hospital in Cardiff, Wales. It is situated on the site of the University Hospital of Wales in the Heath area of the city and is managed by the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW
Established in 2000, Quantum Advisory is the trading name of Quantum Actuarial LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership with a strong commitment to quality and value for money. We have offices in Amersham, Birmingham, Cardiff and London. All of the Partners once led actuarial and employee benefit consulting teams at major consultancies. Further senior appointments from other major competitors have continued to enhance our capability and expertise across all our offices. Our pedigree is first class and there is little pensions work that, collectively, we have not done. By continuing to invest in talented people, good systems and by encouraging pro-active solution-based thinking, we aim to offer a premium service. Every member of our team is dedicated to surpassing your expectations. This has been the key to client retention and our track record of growth. We offer tailored, practical services that work for your business, whatever your needs. Our experience and expertise means you can have confidence in your employee benefits package – knowing that with us, you are in safe hands.
Cypress House, Pascal Cl, St. Mellons CF3 0LW
The Beaufort Theatre is the principal theatre in Blaenau Gwent, located in Ebbw Vale. Until 2 April 2017 It was part of the Blaenau Gwent Venues which also includes The Market Hall Cinema, Metropole Theatre and formerly Abertillery Community Theatre.
Beaufort Hill, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale NP23 5QQ
The Cardiff Wales Stadium, which is part of Sophia Gardens Cardiff, is a cricket stadium in Cardiff, Wales. It is located in Sophia Gardens on the River Taff. It is home to Glamorgan County Cricket Club and is listed as an international Test cricket venue.
Sophia Walk, Cardiff CF11 9XR
The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is the public art gallery of the City and County of Swansea, in South Wales. The gallery is situated in Alexandra Road, near Swansea railway station, opposite the old Swansea Central Library.
Alexandra Rd, Swansea SA1 5DZ
Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod, Rhondda, South Wales is a tourist attraction which offers an insight into the life of the coal mining community that existed in the area until the 1980s. Visitors can experience the life of the coal miners on a guided tour through one of the mine shafts of the Lewis Merthyr colliery.
Coedcae Rd, South Wales CF37 2NP