See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Cardiff area, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Special events throughout year; medieval jousting, midsummer Shakespeare evenings, August Medieval Mêlée, Victorian Christmas. Sights, sounds, smells of Castle life of 700 years ago, colorful tents. Characters cook, weave, knights prepare for battle and cross swords; falconry displays, sword fighting school, archery, armour try-ons, and juggling classes.
Every second Saturday of the month WOOF - furry, friendly, flirtatious, fUN for bears, cubs, chubs, otters, admirers. Free entry all night; free shots, free bar snacks. Plus: every first Saturday/ month Leather & Rubber Night, dress code optional.
June-September, 2015. Showcasing all that Cardiff has to offer, from live music to street theatre and world class sporting competitions, this year's Cardiff Festival promises to provide a great summer of entertainment. See dates and events online:
July 10-12, 2015, at Cardiff Bay. The foodie event of the summer returns with the famous Producer's Fayre and Farmers' Market. Visitors can explore a variety of stalls offering an array delicious food to tempt the taste buds, or just grab a drink and relax on the Food Piazza while enjoying the entertainment on the bandstand.
August 15, 2015, city center parade and annual LGBT festival at Coopers Field, Cardiff, with live music and entertainment, plus market stalls, bars and food service. TV presenter and actor Andrew Hayden Smith (Doctor Who) will be hosting the main stage this year. See more details online:
September 19, 2015, Ireland vs Canada; Sept 20th Wales vs Uraguay; Sept 23rd Australia vs Fiji; Oct 1st Wales vs Fiji; Oct 2nd New Zealand vs Georgia; Oct 11th France vs Ireland; and other dates in October - at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Eleven cities across England + Cardiff have been selected to host matches for the Rugby World Cup 2015.
October 7-11, 2015. Only LGBT short film prize which allows winner to make a new film; more than just a trophy it offers funding, support & guidance.
Three magical ballets from two of Russia's leading companies, at St Andrew's Hall. December 19-21, 2015, Snow Maiden; Dec 22-28, The Nutcracker; Dec 29 - Jan 3, 2016, Swan Lake