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.
March 18, 2015, 7pm, at St Andrew's Hall, Vladimir Ashkenazy is among the best-loved, and most charismatic of conductors. His recordings of Sibelius are classics, renowned for expressive warmth, color and drama he brings to the music. Joined by Vadim Repin, admired for his purity yet taut virtuosity in the slow burning intensity of Sibelius's Violin Concerto. Also Karelia Suite.
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:
Mid-July, 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.
Mid-August, 2015, a city center parade and an annual LGBT festival at Coopers Field, Cardiff, with live music and entertainment, plus market stalls, bars and food service. See more details online: