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Cardiff Comedy Festival (Wed 4-Sun 29 July, tickets: prices vary) kicks off this week. With over 40 comedians taking part in the festival, every comedic taste is sure to be satisfied. Take a look at our comprehensive festival preview in our current magazine.
Lee Campbell’s intriguing I’m game exhibition (Mon 2-Mon 9 July, admission: free) features all this week as part of the Arcade Cardiff project which aims to bring interesting art to enliven the many empty shops around Cardiff.
Avon Calling takes place as part of this year’s Blysh Festival (Fri 6 + Sun 8 July, tickets: £10pp). A unique theatrical experience that sees performers invade your own living room, this is suburban comedy drama not one to be missed.
St Donats Acoustic Festival will have its fingers crossed for a spell of sunny weather this weekend (Sat 7-8 July, tickets: £24-£48 (weekend), £14-£28 (day)). With 34 acoustic acts throughout the weekend, you’re sure to be tapping your foot by Sunday evening.
Stitching by Anthony Neilson (Wed 4-7 July, tickets: £8-£12) is described as a lusting, intimate but also shocking play. Hosted by Chapter Arts Centre, this is well worth a peek. Check out a preview of Stitching in the July edition of Buzz.
Try something new and challenge yourself with a Climbing Taster Session at Boulders (Tues 3 July, 7:30pm-9pm, tickets £12).
Discover Wales with the SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Mines and Mountains (Thurs 5 July 9am-5:30pm). A great opportunity to walk back in time, pick up is at the National Museum & Gallery in Cardiff.
Capture the best of Wales with a Landscape Photography course at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff (Thurs 5 of July, 6:30pm-9:30pm).
Presented by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, experience the classic tale of Macbeth (Fri 6-7 July, tickets: £9/£13) in the unique setting of Cardiff Castle.
And don’t forget that there’s loads of Live Music at The Bunk House in Cardiff every Thursday night (Thurs 5 July, 8pm, Admission: free).