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Cardiff, 1843. Money is all Scrooge has. She has lots of it. It’s all she has ever had but it’s never made her happy. But on Christmas Eve she will meet three ghosts who will teach her the most important lesson of all. By Christmas morning she will have learned how to live for the first time. Experience the full joy of Christmas with this spectacular new production of Gary Owen’s adaptation of Dickens’ uplifting story performed by an exceptional cast of actor musicians.
Clara the shoemaker is hungry and cold. No one wants to buy her shoes. One morning to her surprise she finds someone has mysteriously made a pair of the snazziest footwear overnight. Shoes that will sell like hot cakes. Clara’s luck is about to change. Who does she need to thank for this wonderful turn of events? Katherine Chandler’s The Elves and the Shoemaker is the perfect way to introduce little ones to the magic of theatre. Ages 3 – 6. Find out more and book tickets >
Direct from London, the acclaimed production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is coming to Cardiff. Step through the wardrobe next winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch. The nation’s favourite novel, now on the stage. This critically acclaimed production reunites director Sally Cookson with designer Rae Smith, writer in the room Adam Peck, movement director Dan Canham, puppetry director Craig Leo, lighting designer Bruno Poet, sound designer Ian Dickinson and music by Benji Bower all of whom originally brought the show to life in 2017, breaking box office records at Leeds Playhouse. Age guidance: 6+ Start time: Tue – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Running time: approximately 2 hours 40 minutes (including an interval) Find out more and book tickets >
Manic Street Preachers will perform two shows at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on 04 and 05 December 2020, their only dates in Wales this year. The first night will be a free show for NHS staff, the second is ticketed, with all profits going to NHS Wales charities. The band who have championed the incredible NHS for many years explained: “We wanted to do something to show our appreciation, love and respect for the NHS and its amazing brave workers. One free show and one fundraising show seemed the best way for us to express our deep gratitude for all their heroic work.” This event page is for Friday 4th December – Free Concert For NHS Staff – SUBSCRIBED Manic Street Preachers – Free concert for NHS Staff | Friday 4th December 2020 at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff – SUBSCRIBED Those eligible for tickets will be all NHS staff that work within NHS hospitals in the United Kingdom including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, support workers, porters and cleaners. Any staff that work within the hospital will be eligible to apply for tickets. Eligible NHS staff members are entitled to bring one guest with them but will need two tickets (one for them and one […]
Not Again, Alan! 14+ 4 Dec 2020 – 5 Dec 2020 8.00pm. Swansea Grand Theatre Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ Tickets: £27.00 It’s been four years since Alan last went on tour, and in that time he’s managed to find himself in all sorts of dramas. Between his star-studded wedding day and becoming an accidental anarchist, from fearing for his life at border control to becoming a reluctant farmer, three words spring to mind…Not again, Alan! Join Alan on tour as he muses upon the things that make his life weird and wonderful.
Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to old Peking to the magical pantomime Aladdin! With generous discounts for groups, concessions and special rates for schools available for selected performances, it’s never too early to secure the best seats for you and your family. Find out more and book your tickets >
Comedians Sarah Breese, Eleri Morgan, Esyllt Sears and more will entertain your children for a while (but you must stay because none of them have official childminding qualifications). It will be complete and utter chaos You do not have to have children to attend and enjoy this event – everyone is welcome Age guidance: Aimed at ages 3 – 8 but all are welcome Start time: 3pm Running time: Approximately 1 hour Seating allocated on arrival U16 OFFER £8 tickets Further concessions available. Find out more and book tickets >
The highly celebrated and deeply cherished Midlands Burlesque & Cabaret club comes to Cardiff. This event was rescheduled from 17th May 2020- All tickets remain valid for the new date. All under 25s may require government-issued photo ID.
The brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera is embarking on a major UK and Ireland tour. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group Ltd, the romantic, haunting and soaring score includes Music of the Night, All I Ask of You, Masquerade and the iconic title song. Now in its 34th phenomenal year in the West End, The Phantom of the Opera is widely considered one of the most beautiful and spectacular productions in history. Age guidance: 8+ (No under 2s) Contains adult themes, strobe lighting, lighting effects and bangs Running time: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes (including one interval) Find out more and book tickets >
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be spectacularly brought to life with an abundance of comedy, sensational song and dance numbers, fabulous costumes and stunning scenery. Throw in a magical mirror, seven friendly dwarfs, a beautiful princess, a handsome prince and plenty of audience participation as we outwit the Wicked Queen and let love prevail in this glittering festive treat for all ages. Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, don’t miss the fairest pantomime of them all! Tickets: £15.00 – £30.00 Selected concessions available on selected performances.
With over 30,000 theatregoers attending pantomime at Llandudno each festive season it’s never too early to book for next year’s show! Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to old Peking to the magical pantomime Aladdin! Signed Performance: Sat 19 Dec, 2pm Audio Described Performance: Sun 20 Dec, 1pm Relaxed Performance: Wed 30 Dec, 1pm
Nightwish are returning to their European fans on their upcoming WORLD TOUR! Heading to Cardiff on 16 December 2020. Being known for their unique songwriting, visual stage designs and pyro effects, Finnish symphonic metal heroes NIGHTWISH promise to take their audience on a spectacular audiovisual journey once again. Special Guests: Amorphis and Turmion Kätilöt
Celebrating 60 magical years of Motown, immerse yourself in the sound of a generation as The Magic of Motown returns to the stage! Get ready to Reach Out for a brand new show in 2020 with all your favourite Motown songs. You will be going Loco down in Acapulco, as we take you along memory lane with all the Motown classics from artists such as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and many, many more. Enjoy favourites including Heard It Through The Grapevine, Mr Postman, My Girl, Stop In The Name of Love, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough and more! This is Motown at its very best; signed sealed and delivered, touring the nation. The show of the year!
Plus Support – Jazz Morley World renowned star of stage and screen Luke Evans today announces details of his first ever UK Tour in support of his debut album ‘At Last’. ‘At Last’ brings together an eclectic collection of modern and classic songs, personally curated by Evans to highlight and complement his unique delivery and vocal style. ‘As some people know, it’s been my dream throughout my life to record and release an album. And now that the response to my debut album ‘At Last’ has been so brilliant, I’m finally getting a chance to fulfil another dream of mine……to go on tour and perform these songs to my fans. I can promise that I will be delivering an entertaining show for everyone, with a few surprises in store,’ enthuses Luke about touring for the first time. Evans will be performing tracks from his album, including such modern classics as U2’s ‘With Or Without You’, Pat Benetar’s 80’s power ballad ‘Love Is A Battlefield’ and Cher’s ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’, along with the ‘Bring Him Home’ from Les Mis, Etta James’ Jazz standard ‘At Last’, and ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’ by Roberta Flack.
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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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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 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
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
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 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 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