What’s On in Cardiff? A Complete Guide to the City’s Events
When it comes to entertainment, there’s always something going on in the heart of the Welsh capital. Whether it’s a Rugby International or a cultural festival, our hotel in Cardiff is the perfect place to stay at the end of the night. Haven’t planned anything yet? Not to worry - to help you decide what to do on your trip to Cardiff, we’ve written this essential guide to the most exciting upcoming events.
The Titanic, the Mill and the Signal - Artie Moore and Titanic's SOS
6th April - 24th
The exhibition features Artie Moore (from Gelligroes Mill) who received the famous ship’s distress call on his home-made radio. It explores the local area’s links to Titanic in this 100th anniversary year of her sinking.
Half Term at the Castle
Spell-binding tales of dragon adventures and the chance to star in your own dragon movie trailer. Also visit the castle through out May half term for other medival treats and activities. Make your own story using the Castle puppets which will be recorded to CD and kept for ever and a day.
Support Cardiff City this season, for all matchs, latest updates and news, please visit the club website.
Cardiff Water Ski Championships
Cardiff bay plays host to the final race in the Britsih Water Ski Championships, this is an exciting adrenalin fuelled event on the water.
A fantastic day out for the whole family. This interactive journey takes you and the Doctor on a spectacular adventure though time and space. Step though a crack in time and help the Doctor, armed with his Sonic Screwdriver to escape from his foes, fly the TARDIS and come face-to-face with some of the scariest monsters seen on screen including Daleks, Cybermen and Sontarans.
Every year, hundreds of critically acclaimed musicians take to the stage in Cardiff – But these days, it’s not just male-voice choirs. Some of the best performers include:
- Ludovico Einaudi - 28th April, St Davids Hall
- Leona Lewis - 12th May, Motorpoint Arena
- Jessie J – 11thNovember 2013, Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
- Rihanna - 10th June, Millenium Stadium
- Bon Jovi - 12th June, Cardiff City Stadium
- Tom Odell - 12th October, Cardiff SU
- Stereophonics - 24th/25th/26th November, Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
- JLS - 18th December, Motorpoint Arena
But if these singers aren’t exactly your cup of tea, try Ticketmaster for a complete list of all the latest gigs.
With a selection of local talent as well as a number of world-class comedians, you can guarantee a night of hilarity in some of our best comedy venues. Don’t miss:
- Andy Parsons, 9th May, Cardiff Glee Club
- Bill Bailey - 28th May, St David’s Hall
- Mickey Flanagan - 31st October, Cardiff Motopoint Arena
Of course, there are plenty of other events that we haven’t covered, from ballets and operas to live wrestling matches. For a full list of everything that’s going on, try What’s On In Cardiff. If you’re planning a trip to the Welsh capital this year, why not stay in one of the finest Cardiff hotels? With these amazing events running all year round, there’s always a good reason to spend time in Wales.
Will you be going to any of these exciting events? Is there anything you’re looking forward to that we missed out?