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The GreenHouse at Mermaid Quay

The GreenHouse at Mermaid Quay

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Mermaid Quay

The GreenHouse at Mermaid Quay has been built entirely of recycled materials. In it we are growing flowers & vegetables using the soil enhancer made from recycling the food waste from Mermaid Quay’s restaurants, cafes & bars.

Get a “Grelfie” selfie with The GreenHouse and enter our photo competition to win vouchers to spend at Coffee Mania and wagamama.  Click here for full details.

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Sister Act

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Wales Millenium Centre

An all new production of the Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy returns to the Centre starring Alexandra Burke^ (The X Factor, The Bodyguard) as Deloris Van Cartier.

Directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy based on the smash hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith.

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Lady Boys of Bangkok

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Roald Dahl Plass

YOU THOUGHT IT COULDN’T GET MORE FABULOUS….BUT IT HAS!

450 designer inspired, hand-sewn costumes, trade-mark feathers and immaculate make up.

Hotter….sexier….funnier than ever – the country’s number one touring cabaret show – The Lady Boys of Bangkok  return with a bang in 2017 with their lavish new production –  WHO RUNS THE WORLD!

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CraftFolk market

CraftFolk Market

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Landsea Square

This unique outdoor free event is an ideal venue to showcase genuine artists and crafts people who are keeping traditional skills alive by producing and selling their own high quality work.

We will also have some demonstration stalls and children’s workshops suitable for all the family to join in.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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Wales Millenium Centre

Starring X-Factor winner Joe McElderry, Bill Kenwright’s “Amazing”, “Superb”, “Wonderful” and “Brilliant” production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical continues on its record-breaking tour having already sold an estimated 15 million tickets.

This magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door.

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Dragon Boat Festival

Atlantic Whaf

Challenge your colleagues, friends and family. Companies, organisations and sports clubs from across Cardiff have the opportunity to enter their very own dragon boat team. A fantastic days racing on Atlantic wharf competing against rival teams from across the city, no previous experience is required, and all training is provided, its great fun.

Supporting the Lord Mayor’s Appeal Charity – Cancer Research Wales.

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CraftFolk Market

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Landsea Square

This unique outdoor free event is an ideal venue to showcase genuine artists and crafts people who are keeping traditional skills alive by producing and selling their own high quality work.

We will also have some demonstration stalls and children’s workshops suitable for all the family to join in.

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Performing Arts Academy Wales

Mermaid Quay

An afternoon of performances from Performing Arts Academy Wales dancers. These Penarth-based dancers – aged 7-17 years old – have qualified as Team Wales and will by flying to Germany in June to compete at the prestigious Dance World Cup. As the competition isn’t funded they’ll be raising money to help with all their expenses including team kit, entry fees, flights, costumes etc. Come down, support Wales and enjoy some upbeat, toe tapping routines from these talented young dancers.

UEFA Champions Festival

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Roald Dahl Plass

This a must-see for all those wishing to soak up the UEFA Champions League Final atmosphere when it comes to the Welsh Capital in June.

It’s free of charge and offers family entertainment throughout the day. With Saturday expected to be the busiest as fans of the participating finalists arrive in the city, Thursday, Friday and Sunday will be the best opportunity for locals to experience the Festival.

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Italian Passion for Speed

Roald Dahl Plass

Cardiff’s Passion for Speed’ is a brand new event,which brings together ‘Italian Performance Machines’ in the impressive cultural setting of The Welsh Millennium Centre on the Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay.

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Sing for Water

Roald Dahl Plass

Sing for Water is back with more passion and pizazz than ever!

Last year Sing for Water events across the country raised over £100,000 for WaterAid – enough to help provide 6,660 people access to clean, safe water.

And this fantastic support will continue in 2017, when fundraising from Sing for Events will reach £1 million – now that’s what we call a high note!

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Cardiff Triathlon

Cardiff Bay

The third Cardiff Triathlon, is taking place on the weekend of 24-25 June. Transition and the event village will be situated outside the Wales Millennium Centre.

The Cardiff Triathlon is the ultimate city race. Starting with a swim in the world famous Cardiff Bay, the triathlon will move on to a completely closed road cycle through the surrounding streets, then finish with a run along the gorgeous Cardiff Bay Barrage.

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Funny Girl

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Wales Millenium Centre

Sheridan Smith will not be performing the role of Fanny Brice at the Wednesday matinee performance. The producers of Funny Girl cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

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The Noise Next Door

The Glee

Uproar!

Witness the astonishing comedy sensation LIVE! The Noise Next Door are causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour – an anarchic evening of side-splitting jokes, jaw-dropping characters, and mind-blowing songs.

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International Food & Drink Festival

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Roald Dahl Plass

Part of the jam-packed 2017 Cardiff Festival, the Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival returns to the capital from Friday 14-Sunday 16 July.

The biggest free food festival in Wales with over 100 local, national and international producers showcasing their goods. Visitors can explore the stalls at the Producers’ Fayre; tantalise their taste buds with the delicious samples; and buy a variety of food and drink.

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“On the Fringe” CraftFolk Market

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Landsea Square

This unique outdoor free event is an ideal venue to showcase genuine artists and crafts people who are keeping traditional skills alive by producing and selling their own high quality work.

We will also have some demonstration stalls and children’s workshops suitable for all the family to join in.

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Grease

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Wales Millenium Centre

He’s the one that you want! Tom Parker, from the UK’s top boy band The Wanted, is to star in his first ever theatrical role as ‘bad boy’ Danny in Grease, the No.1 Greatest Musical (Channel 4). Also starring Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope as Sandy and EastEnders’ and Strictly Come Dancing’s Louisa Lytton as Rizzo, this original, electrifying West End production is set to light up the Centre this summer.

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Cardiff Bay Beach

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Roald Dahl Plass

Check back soon for more information.

The Addams Family

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Wales Millenium Centre

Look who’s moved into the neighbourhood!

Everyone’s favourite kooky family are now on stage in the UK premiere of this spectacular musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominated Andrew Lippa. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows.

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Weeping Windows Poppy Sculpture

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Pierhead

A cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies, Poppies: Weeping Window was originally seen pouring from a high window to the ground below at the Tower of London as part of the installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red.

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Hairspray

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Wales Millenium Centre

The international smash-hit musical comedy Hairspray the Musical is coming to Cardiff!

It’s Baltimore, 1962. Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV.

Featuring the hit songs Welcome To The 60s, You Can’t Stop The Beat, The Nicest Kids in Town and many more, don’t miss this irresistible feel-good show that will have you smiling for days.

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CraftFolk market

CraftFolk Market

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Landsea Square

This unique outdoor free event is an ideal venue to showcase genuine artists and crafts people who are keeping traditional skills alive by producing and selling their own high quality work.

We will also have some demonstration stalls and children’s workshops suitable for all the family to join in.

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Extreme Sailing Series Act 6

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Cardiff Bay

For the sixth consecutive year, the Extreme Sailing Series will return to Cardiff Bay, Europe’s largest waterfront development, over the Bank Holiday weekend.

The enclosed bay provides the ideal Stadium Racing venue for spectators to get up-close and personal with the racing from all sides.

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Cardiff Harbour Festival

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Cardiff Bay

Rounding off a summer of fun in Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff Harbour Festival will be playing host to Extreme Sailing Series on Friday 25-Monday 28 August.

The global competition boasts world class sailors and breath-taking racing, as well as shoreside entertainment for the whole family. The festival atmosphere, alongside the Series’ pioneering Stadium Racing format, is simply too good to miss!

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Crazy for You

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Wales Millenium Centre

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and winner of Strictly Come Dancing) featuring a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook.

The multi-award winning, romantic comedy, filled with great dance numbers, charts the troubled love story of Bobby and Polly. Sent to close the theatre down, Bobby falls for Polly and decides to save the theatre by putting on a show.

 

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Miss Saigon

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Wales Millenium Centre

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical Miss Saigon – a recent smash hit in the West End – is embarking on a major UK Tour.

Winner of a record-breaking nine Whatsonstage Awards 2015 including Best Show, this epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris – but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

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