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EVERY MONDAY

Ballet The Gate, Cardiff. 6-9.30pm, £6.50/£5.50/£3 taster. Info 029 2048 3344. Beginners 6-7pm; intermediate 7-8; advanced 8-9.30. Runs until Mon 3 Apr and starts again on Mon 24 Apr.

Bharatanatyam Dance Classes For Adult Beginners Bayview House, Cardiff Bay. 8.15-9.15pm. Info 029 2075 1158.

Cardiff Inter Varsity Club Meeting The Plum Tree, Canton, Cardiff. 8.30pm, £5 (three-month trial membership). Info 07526 141392. A friendly social group offering the chance to “liven up your social life and meet new friends” through a varied events programme including theatre, live music, walks, badminton, table tennis and pub nights. More info at www.cardiffivc.org.uk.

Cardio Climb Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 6.30-7.15pm, £5. Info 029 2048 4880. High intensity workout combing cardio and climbing.

Children’s Ballet The Gate, Cardiff. 4-7.30pm, £6.50/£5.50/£3 taster. Info 029 2048 3344. Ages 4-6 4pm; 6-8 4.45; grade 1 5.45; grade 3 6.45. Runs until Mon 3 Apr and starts again on Mon 24 Apr.

Children’s Ballroom Dancing Classes Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7-9pm. Info 01495 243252.

Community Choir Sessions Cornwall Street Church Hall, Cardiff. 7.30-9.30pm, free. Info 07952 752823. Led by Pauline Down and taking place every Monday during term time.

Drop-in Meditation And Mindfulness Classes The Boneyard, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 7-8.30pm, £5/£3 unwaged. Info 01792 458245. New weekly class led by Mike Garside, Resident Teacher of Dharmavajra Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Swansea.

Funkypump Fitness Various venues across south Wales. 6am-8pm. Info www.

funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Boxing-based high-intensity workout with a house soundtrack. Today’s lineup looks like this. Ware-house, Swansea: Bootcamp 6-7 + 10-11am; Funkypump 5-6 + 6-7pm; Warehouse ABC 5-7pm.Ware-house, Port Talbot: HIIT 5-5.45pm. Rainbow Rooms, Gorseinon: Funkypump 6-7pm. First Choice Fitness, Llantrisant: Funkypump 6-7 + 7-8pm. Funkypump Fitness, Ammanford: Funkypump 6-7pm. Elympia Fitness, Ely, Cardiff: 6.15-7.15pm. Funkypump Fitness, Carmarthen: Funkypump 6.15-7.15pm.

Making Music The Gate, Cardiff. 6-10pm. Info 029 2048 3344. Learn how to play improvised rock and pop grooves and basic chord sequences. Beginners 6pm; improvers 8pm. Runs until Mon 3 Apr and starts again on Mon 24 Apr..

Musical Theatre The Riverfront, Newport. 6.15-8.30pm, £6/£5. Info 01633 656757. 7-11 years old: 6.15-7.15pm; 12 and up: 7.15-8.30pm.

Newport Badminton Club Bettws Active Centre, Newport. 7-8.30pm. Info 07789 965285. One of the largest badminton clubs in South East Wales. Also on Thursdays.

Official Guided Tours – Every Day Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 029 2063 6464. Tours of the centre running daily for one hour. Advance booking recommended.

Pilates The Gate, Cardiff. 10.30am-1.30pm, £5.50-£7.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Gentle fitness for the first hour, general for the second two. Runs until Mon 3 Apr and starts again on Mon 24 Apr.

Pilates And Core Stretch Conway Road Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff. 6.45-7.45pm, £30 for six sessions. Info info@burlesquecardiff.co.uk. With Stephanie. On until Mon 10 and back on again in early May.

Ruff Folk Dance Club St Andrew’s Methodist Church Hall, Birchgrove, Cardiff. 8pm. Info 029 2051 3440. With Ian Lewis.

Salsa Classes Horse & Groom, Cowbridge. 8-10pm, £5/£4 NUS. Info 07800 565651. Beginners for the first hour, then improvers/intermediate.

St Donats Atlantic Chorale St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 7.30pm. Info 01446 799100. Choir rehearsals.

Tango Dancing Argentine Barocco, Cardiff. 8-10.45pm, £3/£1. Info 029 2023 7332.

Tang Soo Do Chapter Arts Centre, Canton, Cardiff. 7-9pm. Info 07734 557767. Learn traditional Korean karate; beginners welcome.

Yoga Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 12.30-1.15pm. Info 029 2087 7959. On tomorrow also.

Yoga With Valerie Price St Mary’s Church Hall, Canton, Cardiff. 6.30-9.30pm. Info admin@yoga-works.co.uk. 6.30-8pm: intermediate; 8.10-9.30pm: beginners.

 

EVERY TUESDAY

A Ballroom Dance Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7-11pm. Info 01495 243252.

Acrobalance The Gate, Cardiff. 8-10pm, £7/£5.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Combining elements of partner lifts, poses and transitions that involve two and sometimes more people. Runs until Tue 4 Apr and starts again on Tue 25 Apr.

Adult Give It A Go Climbing Session Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 7-8.30pm, £10. Info 029 2048 4880. Every Tuesday to Thursday.

Aikido Village Hall, Heol Syr Lewis, Morganstown. 8-10pm. Info 07790 167560. Every Tuesday and Friday.

Beginners Show Girl & Burlesque Dancing Market House Dance Studio. Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff. 6.15-7.15pm, £6. Info www.

cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Steph.

Belly Dance Market House Dance Studio. Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff. 8.15-9.15pm, £7/£30 for five sessions. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Steph. On until Tue 11 and back on again in early May.

Contemporary Dance The Gate, Cardiff. 6-8pm, £5-£6.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Beginners 6-7pm; intermediate 7-8. Runs until Tue 4 Apr and starts again on Tue 25 Apr.

Extend The Gate, Cardiff. 10am, £3. Info 029 2048 3344. Exercise to music, aimed at over-60s and people with a disability. Runs until Tue 4 Apr and starts again on Tue 25 Apr.

Funkypump Fitness Various venues across south Wales. 6am-8.15pm. Info www.

funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Ware-house, Swansea: TRX & Kettlebell 6-7am; Buggy Blast 10.30-11.30am; HIIT 1.15-1.45pm; Funkypump 5.15-6 + 6-7pm; Funkypump Kidz 5.15-6pm; White Collar Boxing Training 6-7pm; Funky Pump Lite 7-8pm. Ware-house, Port Talbot: HIIT 6.30-7.15pm. Rainbow Rooms, Gorseinon: Bootcamp 6-7am. Funkypump Fitness, Ammanford: Bootcamp 6.15-7.15pm; Bags 7.15-8.15pm. Ufit, Cardiff: Funkypump 6-7pm. Daleon Fitness, Merthyr: Funkypump 6-7pm.

Gitananda Yoga St David’s Uniting Church, Pontypridd. 7-8.30pm, free. Info 01443 408065.

Glam Dram St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 7pm. Info 01446 799100. Amateur theatre company for adults.

India Dance Wales – Bharatanatyam Classes Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 5-6pm. Info 07410 977427. Beginners’ class.

India Dance Wales Classes Rubicon Dance, Adamsdown, Cardiff. 6.30-8pm. Info 029 2075 1158. From beginners to grade 2 and for all ages and abilities.

Irish Dance The Gate, Cardiff. 6.15-8.15pm, £6.50/£5.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Taught by Riverdance and former Lord Of The Dance cast member Nicola Dempsey. 6.15-7.15pm: advanced; 7.15-8.15pm: intermediate; 8.15- 9.15: beginners. Runs until Tue 4 Apr and starts again on Tue 25 Apr.

Jazz Workshops For Beginners Atradius Offices (4th floor), Cardiff Bay. 6.20-8pm, £10. Info 07806 625717. All instruments and ages welcome.

Karate Classes Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.15-8.15pm. Info 029 2087 7959. With Emma Robins.

Laughter Yoga Llandaff North Community Centre, Cardiff. 7.15-8.15pm, £5 (suggested donation). Info www.sparklylaughter.co.uk. “No experience required, no stretching and no mats needed,” promise the organisers.

Learn To Rock’n’Roll 50s Style Pencoed Rugby Club. 8-10.30pm, £5. Info 07400 080101. Hosted by Frank, Lessons are from 8-9pm; there’s a disco from 9-10.30. First dance lesson free.

Life Drawing Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 6-8pm, £7.50. Info 07830 381930. Hosted by Cardiff Life Model.

Lindy Hop Dance Classes & Social Swing Dancing The Garage, Swansea. 6-10pm. Info 01792 475147.

Music Tots The Riverfront, Newport. 9.45-10.30am, £3 per session. Info 01633 656757. Energetic music and movement class.

Off Centre Silver Dragon, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 5pm, free. Info 029 2063 6464. Adult drama group meeting weekly to develop performance skills.

Official Guided Tours – Every Day Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 029 2063 6464.

Open Mic Night Porter’s, Cardiff. 8pm. Info info@

porterscardiff.com.

Pilates: Beginners The Gate, Cardiff. 6.30-7.30pm, £5.50-£7.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Runs until Tue 4 Apr and starts again on Tue 25 Apr.

Pregnancy Yoga Om Studio, Partridge Lane, Cardiff. 6-7.15pm, £35/£30 (five-week blocks). Info kalavathi@omstudio.co.uk.

Quiz Night Riverside Tavern, Newport. 9.30pm, £1 per team to enter. Info 01633 439166.

Salsa Classes Kapu, Cardiff. 7.30-10.30pm, £5/£4 NUS. Info 07800 565651. Beginners’ class starts 7.30pm; improvers 8.30; bachata 9.30.

SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Mines & Mountains National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-5.30pm, £5 off if you present this magazine. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales.com. Every Tuesday and Friday. This one visits Big Pit Mining Museum of Wales and Brecon Beacons National Park (including BBNP visitors centre).

Tai Chi / Qigong Shibashi Continuation St Mary’s Church Hall, Canton, Cardiff. 6.30-7.30pm. Info 07772 657692.

Yoga Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 5.30-6.30 + 6.45-8pm. Info 029 2087 7959.

Yoga Classes Om Studio, Partridge Lane, Cardiff. 7-8.30pm, £9. Info 07727 139379 / www.omstudio.co.uk. With Kalavathi Devi.

Yoga Share M.A.D.E. Gallery & Shop, Cardiff. 5-7pm, £4 (suggested donation). Info 029 2047 3373. Led by Ashtanga practitioner Sarah Cleary.

Yoga With Tori Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 7-8pm, £5. Info 029 2048 4880. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

Yoga With Valerie Price Llandough Institute, Penarth. 8.30-9.30pm. Info admin@yoga-works.co.uk. Mixed level class.

Zumba: Dance Exercise Classes Fairwater Social & Athletic Club, Cardiff. 6-7pm. Info 07891 712344. Led by Irene Davies, as is…

Zumba: Dance Exercise Classes St Faith Church Hall, Llanishen, Cardiff. 8-9pm. Info 07891 712344.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY

Adult Give It A Go Climbing Session Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 7-8.30pm, £10. Info 029 2048 4880.

A Tea Dance Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 2-4pm. Info 01495 243252.

Ceramics For Adults The Riverfront, Newport. 6-8pm, £30 (five weeks). Info 01633 656757.

Ceroc Dance Class Dockers Club, Swansea. 7.45pm-12am, £6/£8 freestyles. Info cerocsouthwales@gmail.com.

City Of Cardiff Rotaract Meeting Refectory Cafe, Windsor Place, Cardiff. 6.30pm. Info 07768 108394. An 18-30s community group that integrates young professionals, students and refugees through community projects and social events.

Drop-in Exploring Drawing Workshop Workers Gallery, Ynyshir, Rhondda. 7-9pm, £10. Info 01443 682034. With tutor Chris Williams.

Funkypump Fitness Various venues across south Wales. 6am-8pm. Info www.

funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Ware-house, Swansea: Bootcamp 6-7 + 10-11am; Bag Circuit 5-6 + 6-7pm; Warehouse ABC 5-7pm; Abs 7-8pm. Ware-house, Port Talbot: HIIT 6.30-7.15pm. Rainbow Rooms, Gorseinon: Bootcamp 6-7pm. First Choice Fitness, Llantrisant: Funkypump 6-7 + 7-8pm. Funkypump Fitness, Ammanford: Funkypump 6-7pm. Funkypump Fitness, Carmarthen: Funkypump 6.15-7.15pm.

Newport Youth Dance The Riverfront, Newport. 4.15-6.30pm, £3 per session. Info 01633 656757. 5-10 years old: 4.15-5pm; 11-14: 5-5.45pm; 14-18: 5.45-6.30pm.

Official Guided Tours – Every Day Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 029 2063 6464.

Pilates The Gate, Cardiff. 7-7pm, £5.50-£7.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Beginners session 7pm; advanced 8pm. Runs until Wed 5 Apr and starts again on Wed 26 Apr.

Pub Quiz The Pilot, Penarth. 8pm. Info 029 2071 0615. With Hayley.

Salsa Classes Rhiwbina Recreational Club, Whitchurch, Cardiff. 8-10pm, £5/£4 NUS. Info 07800 565651.

SeeWales Sightseeing Tour: Romans And Ruins National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-5.30pm, £5 off if you present this magazine. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales.com. Day tours from Cardiff, every Wednesday and Saturday. This one visits Caerleon, Caerwent, Tintern Abbey, the Wye Valley, Abbey Mill Craft Centre and Raglan Castle.

Yoga Classes Om Studio, Partridge Lane, Cardiff. 9.30-11am, 1-2.15pm + 7-9pm, £9/£8. Info 07727 139379 / www.omstudio.co.uk.

Yoga Trwy Gyfrwng Y Gymraeg Insole Court, Llandaff, Cardiff. 7-8.30pm. Info admin@yoga-works.co.uk.

Yoga With Tori Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 7-8pm, £5. Info 029 2048 4880.

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournaments The Freaks Geeks and Autographs Store, Swansea. 5.30pm, £3.50. Info 07914 683534.

 

EVERY THURSDAY

Adult Give It A Go Climbing Session Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 7-8.30pm, £10. Info 029 2048 4880.

Alexander Technique & Yoga M.A.D.E. Gallery & Shop, Cardiff. 11.30am-1pm, £16/£80 for six sessions. Info 029 2047 3373.

American Line Dance The Gate, Cardiff. 1.15-3pm, £3.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Runs until Thurs 6 Apr nd starts again on Thurs 27 Apr.

Art Club Penarth Pier Pavilion. 4.15-5.15pm, £5. Info 0844 8700887. Creative fun for 5-11-year-olds with tutor Becky.

Bachata & Bachatango Classes O’Neills, Cardiff. 7.30-9.30pm, £4-£7. Info 07800 565651. Beginners 7.30pm; improvers/intermediates 8.30. Free bachata dancing from 9.45pm-12am.

Ballet Academy Wales Classes – Children 6-11 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 4-5pm, £4.95. Info 07837 937351.

Bingo Market Street Club, Barry. 8.30pm. Info 01446 733863.

Biodanza Bishop Of Llandaff High School, Cardiff. 7-9pm, £6/£5. Info antoinette@biodanza4all.com. “A fusion of music, movement and feeling” taught here by Antoinette Lorraine.

Breakdance The Riverfront, Newport. 6.15-7.15pm, £3.50 per session. Info 01633 656757. Learn break dancing styles, uprock, freezes and power moves. For ages 8-18.

Ceroc Dance Class Lysaght Institute, Newport. 7.30-10.45pm, £8/£6 NUS. Info

cerocsouthwales@gmail.com.

Children’s Latin/Ballroom Classes Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 4.30-8pm. Info 01495 243252.

Funkypump Fitness Various venues across south Wales. 6am-8.15pm. Info www.

funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Ware-house, Swansea: TRX & Kettlebells 6-7am; Buggy Blast 10-11.30am; HIIT 1.15-1.45pm; Funkypump 5-6 + 6-7pm; White Collar Boxing Training 6-7pm; Funkypump Lite 7-8pm. Ware-house, Port Talbot: HIIT 6.30-7.15pm. Rainbow Rooms, Gorseinon: Bootcamp 6-7am. Ufit, Cardiff: Funkypump 6-7 + 7.15-8.15pm. Elympia Fitness, Ely: Funkypump 7.15-8.15pm. First Choice Fitness, Llantrisant: Funkypump Lite 6-7pm. Funkypump Fitness, Ammanford: Funkypump 6-7pm. Funkypump Fitness, Carmarthen: Funkypump 6.15-7.15pm.

Hand Drumming Group Canton Uniting Church, Cardiff. 6-6.50pm, £15 (five weeks). Info 01446 401209. Hosted by Laura Bradshaw.

Hard Côr Japan Room, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7pm, free. Info 029 2063 6464. Join the Centre’s urban choir who blend choral singing with hip-hop. Every Thursday and Saturday; contact takepart@wmc.org.uk for further details.

Hatch The Riverfront, Newport. 4.30-6.30pm, £8 per session/£60 per term/£220 per year. Info 01633 656757. New youth theatre programme organised by the Tin Shed Theatre Co. Age 5-8 4.30-5.30pm; 13-21 5-6.30; 9-12 5.30-6.30.

Newport Badminton Club Pill Millennium Centre, Newport. 8-10pm. Info 07789 965285. Coached by Rhys Pritchard who represented Wales at the Junior Commonwealth Games.

Newport Junior Badminton Club Pill Millennium Centre, Newport. 7-8.30pm. Info 07789 965285. Coached by Rhys Pritchard.

Official Guided Tours – Every Day Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 029 2063 6464.

Pilates Kings Road Studios, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 6.15-7.15pm, £7/£6. Info 07774 601544 / sarasclasses4@gmail.com. Every Thursday.

Qigong For Winter Church Hall, Minster Rd, Roath, Cardiff. 12pm. Info 07772 657692.

Quiz Night NosDa, Cardiff. 8pm, £1. Info 029 2037 8866. With money, beers and pizza to be won.

Salsa Dancing Classes Revolucion De Cuba, Cardiff. 8-10pm, £6/£5 NUS. Info 029 2023 6689. Salsa, bachata, zouk and kizomba.

SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Golden Gower National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-5.30pm, £5 off if you present this magazine. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales.com. Thursday and Sunday. This one visits the Gower, Swansea Bay, Parc-Le-Breos, the Dylan Thomas Centre and more.

Story And Rhyme Time In Welsh For Babies Big Pit National Coal Muse#um, Blaenafon. 10-11.30am, free. Info 029 2057 3650. Every Thursday during term time; aimed at 0-4 years.

Tai Chi / Qigong Moorland Rd Community Centre, Splott, Cardiff. 10.15-11.15am. Info 07772 657692.

The Alexander Technique M.A.D.E. Gallery & Shop, Cardiff. 11.30am-1pm, £16. Info info@yogaskies.co.uk. Small group class hosted by Mike Young.

Yoga Classes Cardiff Steiner School, Llandaff North, Cardiff. 6-7.15 + 7.15-8.30pm, £8/£6.50. Info info@

yogaskies.co.uk. Hosted by Mike Young.

Yoga Classes Om Studio, Partridge Lane, Cardiff. 7-8am + 1-2.30, 6-7.15 + 7.30-8.45pm, £9/£8. Info 07727 139379 / www.omstudio.co.uk. 11am: Mums & Baby yoga; 7.30pm: Pregnancy yoga.

 

EVERY FRIDAY

Aikido Village Hall, Heol Syr Lewis, Morganstown. 8-10pm. Info 07790 167560.

Bingo Lingo The Depot, Cardiff. 6pm, £5. Info www.depotcardiff.co.uk. This is now on every Friday and features street food, a wheel of fortune and “rubbish prizes”.

Cardiff Aikikai The Dojo, Roath, Cardiff. 6.30-10pm. Info mcaluan@cardiffaikikai.co.uk.

Cardiff Table Tennis Community Club Upper Hall, Sport Wales, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. 7-9pm. Info 01446 412352. Featuring 16 table tennis tables; players of all ages and abilities are welcome. Check in advance on the sessions as the hall is occasionally booked by someone else.

Children’s Tap/Ballet Classes Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 10.30-11.30am. Info 01495 243252.

Community Choir Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 9.45-11.45am, £72/£48 (12 weeks). Info 01446 401209.

Dance Tots The Riverfront, Newport. 9.30-10.05am + 10.15-10.50am, £3 per session. Info 01633 656757.

Funkypump Fitness Various venues across south Wales. 6am-7pm. Info www.

funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Ware-house, Swansea: Bootcamp 6-7 + 10-11am; ABC 5-7pm; Kettlebell 5.15-6pm; Bag Circuit 6.15-7pm. Ware-house, Port Talbot: HIIT 6-6.45pm. Funkypump Fitness, Ammanford: Funkypump 6-7pm. Rainbow Rooms, Gorseinon: Bag Circuit 6-7pm.

Newport Photographic Club Skip Jennings Hall, Maindee, Newport. 7.30pm. Info 01633 400685.

Official Guided Tours – Every Day Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 029 2063 6464.

Older Adult Dance/Exercise The Riverfront, Newport. 11am-12pm, £3. Info 01633 656757. Low impact dance and exercise class aimed at the over 50s.

Reggae Yoga Breakfast Club Anna-Loka, Cardiff. 7.30-8.30am, £10. Info 029 2049 7703. Vegan cafe launches new session, on every Friday, where you do yoga (with one Yogi Bare) and listen to reggae.

Rhiwbina Farmers Market The Butchers Arms, Rhiwbina. 10am-1pm, free. Info 029 2022 7982.

SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Mines & Mountains National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-5.30pm, £5 off if you present this magazine. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales.com.

Tango Argentine Chapter Arts Centre, Canton, Cardiff. 7.30-8.45pm, £7/£4. Info 029 2023 7332. No experience or partner required.

Zumba: Dance Exercise Classes Sbectrwm Community Centre, Fairwater, Cardiff. 1-2pm. Info 07891 712344. With Irene Davies.

 

EVERY SATURDAY

African Drumming Sessions Penarth Pier Pavilion. 10.30-11.30am, £5. Info 0844 8700887.

Ballroom Dancing Class Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 10am kids / 11am adults, £4 per class. Info 01685 384111. 10am: kids; 11am: adults; 12pm: private tuition.

Children’s Climbing Classes Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 10-11.30am, £15. Info 029 2048 4880. Every Saturday and Sunday.

Family Give It A Go Climbing Session Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 12, 2 + 4pm, £15. Info 029 2048 4880. Every Saturday and Sunday.

Family Saturdays Foyer, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. Free. Info 029 2063 6464. Craft workshops for kids and parents.

Funkypump Fitness Various venues across south Wales. 6am-7pm. Info www.

funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Ware-house, Swansea: Abs 8-9am; TRX & Kettlebells 9.15-10.15am; Funkypump Kidz 10.30-11.30am; Bag Circuit 10.30-11.30am. Ware-house, Port Talbot: Bag Circuit 10.30-11.30am. Ufit, Cardiff: Bag Circuit 9.30-10.30am. Funkypump Fitness, Ammanford: Bag Circuit 10.30-11.30am. Funkypump Fitness, Carmarthen: Boot Camp 8-9pm.

Hard Côr Sony Room, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 11am, free. Info 029 2063 6464.

India Dance Wales Classes Lewis Street Methodist Church, Ystrad Mynach. Info ym.natyam@gmail.com. New classes from beginner to Grade 3 level, every Saturday morning – email to confirm specific times.

Mini Musical Theatre The Riverfront, Newport. 10-11am, £6. Info 01633 656757. Run by Defying Gravity, professional tutors will teach ballet and drama to kids aged 3-6.

Movement For Children Volcano, Swansea. 10am-12pm, £4. Info www.

volcanotheatre.co.uk. Energetic classes with a focus on creativity, supporting physical development and building confidence. Ages 4-7: 10am; 8-12: 11am.

Performance Academy Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 10am-1pm, £10. Info 01685 384111. Offering professional theatre and performance coaching in dance, acting, musical theatre and singing.

Roath Real Food Market Mackintosh Sports Club Car Park, Roath, Cardiff. 9.30am-1pm, free. Info 029 2022 7982.

SeeWales Sightseeing Tour: Romans And Ruins National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-5.30pm, £5 off if you present this magazine. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales.com.

Sewing Workshops Barnabas Arts House, Newport. 10am-1pm. Info 01633 673739. Hosted by Ellery Design – see www.

ellerydesign.com for details of how to book and/or contact them.

St Mary Street Cardiff Market St Mary Street, Cardiff. 11am-5pm, free. Info 029 2019 0036. Selling artisan foods, vintage clothing, antique furniture and bric-a-brac.

Yoga Classes Om Studio, Partridge Lane, Cardiff. 8-9.30am, £8. Info 07727 139379 / www.omstudio.co.uk. With Kalavathi Devi.

 

EVERY SUNDAY

Ballet Academy Wales Classes – Adults Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 12-1pm, £6.50. Info 07837 937351.

Bridgend Undercover Car Boot Sale Multistorey Car Park, Bridgend Town Centre. 7am-12pm, free (selling cars £6; selling cars with trailers £10). Info 01656 661338.

Children’s Climbing Classes Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 10-11.30am, £15. Info 029 2048 4880.

Cooper’s Quiz Porter’s, Cardiff. 8pm, £1 to play. Info info@porterscardiff.com. Hosted by Ben Cooper.

Draw Somebody’s Sunday Body Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 1.30-3.30pm, £7.50. Info 07830 381930. Hosted by Cardiff Life Model.

Family Give It A Go Climbing Session Boulders, St Catherine’s Park, Cardiff. 12, 2 + 4pm, £15. Info 029 2048 4880.

Farmers’ Market National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Welsh producers sell their wares every week.

Lindy Hop Dance Classes & Social Swing Dancing Pontardawe Arts Centre. 6-10pm. Info 01792 863722.

Official Guided Tours – Every Day Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. £5/£4. Info 029 2063 6464.

*Riverside Farmers’ Market Fitzhammon Embankment, Cardiff. 10am-2pm, free. Info 029 2022 7982. Always worth a trip.

SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Golden Gower National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff (pickup point). 9am-5.30pm, £5 off if you present this magazine. Info 029 2022 7227 / www.seewales.com.

Sunday Board Games Cardiff Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 3pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. Weekly session featuring a mixture of competitive and co-operative games.

 

SATURDAY 1

Bar Boot Sale Le Pub, Newport. 12-4.30pm, free. Info socialclubvintagenewport@gmail.com. Vintage and craft fair.

uCardiff Children’s Literature Festival Various venues, Cardiff. 10am-5pm, £4 per event. Info 029 2087 2087. Annual multi-venue, activity-packed celebration of words returns. (In fact it started in late March and these are its conclusding two days.). It takes place in Cardiff Story, Cardiff Castle Undercroft, City Hall, Cardiff Central Library, Old Library Gallery and the National Museum. On tomorrow also.

Craft Fair Coffee Cove Cafe Bar, Barry Island. 10am-3.30pm, free/£10 to set up a stall. Info 07948 399111. Every first Saturday of the month.

Craft Fair St. Mary’s Church, Swansea. 10am-4pm. Info 01446 792149.

Dewch i Ganu National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 01792 463980. Join musician Delyth Jenkins and learn Welsh through song.

Eclectic Crafters Centenary Hall, Maryport Street, Usk. Info eclectic.crafters@gmail.com. Craft fair held on the first Saturday of each month.

Enfys Craft Fair St. Francis Millennium Centre, Barry. 10am-4pm. Info 01446 792149. Every first Saturday of the month.

Fused Glass Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4.30pm, £75. Info 029 2048 4611. With Bill Swann.

Junk Animation National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11.30am + 2.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Learn how to make your very own animated story using recycled goods. For kids aged 7+.

Kidsmarkets Family Sale The Paget Rooms, Penarth. 11am-12.30pm, £1/kids free. Info 07760 802088. Featuring 30 stalls of great quality new and pre-loved baby and children’s items. This was going to be in March but has been rescheduled.

Lambing 24: Hands On In The Lambing Shed Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-10am, £215. Info 01600 714595. This is a 24-hour course, although dinner is at 7pm and 8pm-8am is set aside for rest/sleep.

uMars Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Planetarium show looking at noted red planet. On tomorrow also.

uMuseum Ghost Walk National History Museum, St Fagans. 8.15pm, £15. Info 029 2057 3500. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Fri 7, Fri 14, Sat 15, Mon 17, Fri 21, Sat 22, Fri 28 and Sat 29. Starts at 8.30pm from Fri 14-Mon 17; 8.45pm from Fri 21 onwards.

Open Haus The Printhaus / The Boneyard, Canton, Cardiff. 10am-2pm, free. Info 029 2022 0349. Monthly open studios here, an opportunity to meet the artists and makers in this creative community. On the first Saturday of every month.

uPremium Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 8.30pm, £15. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Fri 7, Fri 14 (this one is a midnight ghost tour, starting at 10.15pm), Sat 15, Mon 17, Fri 28 and Sat 29. Starts at 8.30pm on those last two dates.

Revolting Pirates National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 1 + 3pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

Saturday Craft Workshop For Adults Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10.30am-1pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Monthly session.

Saturday Family Workshops Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10am-1pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Explore the new exhibitions and draw inspiration from Richard Glynn Vivian’s life. Book in advance please.

uSpace Hunters Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Go with the children on a treasure hunt in space to meet an astronaut, ride on a comet’s tail, look for an exploding star and much more. Suitable for under-7s. On tomorrow also.

uSwitched On Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Explore how visible light and light we cannot see plays a part in all our lives. On tomorrow also.

The Janet Disaster National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 1 + 3pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Audio play based on the true story of the lifeboat Janet and her heroic crew.

uVintage Kilo Sale Cathays Community Centre, Cardiff. 10am-6pm, free. Info 029 2037 3144. Second-hand clobber for £15 a kilo. On tomorrow also.

Weber Winter Warmer Course Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-2pm, £99. Info 01443 222716.

uWorkshop Bike Sale Cardiff Cycle Workshop, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 1-5pm. Info www.cycletrainingwales.org.uk. Adult bikes on sale from £60; kids’ bikes from £10. Also on every Friday this month (from 1-5pm).

 

SUNDAY 2

Attack! Pro Wrestling: My Sacrifice Walkabout, Cardiff. 6.45pm, £14 adv. Info 029 2037 3144. Wildman wrestling division return to horrid sports bar, for why? Because they can show this year’s Wrestlemania live on big screens after their own bouts finish.

Cardiff & Vale College Cardiff Bay Run 2017 Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay (starting and finishing point). 10.30am-1pm, £5 to register. Info 029 2166 0790. A new 10km course open to experienced athletes as well as cheerful amblers.

Cardiff Storytelling Circle Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 8pm, £4. Info 029 2030 4400.

Classic French Kitchen Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3.30pm, £170. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

uCricket: Friendly – Glamorgan v Nottinghamshire SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 11am. Info 029 2040 9380. Ohn tomorrow also.

Cwmbran Craft Fayre Our Lady’s School Hall, Cwmbran. 1-4pm. Info cwmbran_crafts@hotmail.co.uk. Every first Sunday of the month.

uEssential Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 8.30pm, £11.50. Info 07538 878609. Cut-price 85-minute tour, by Cardiff History & Hauntings. On every Sunday this month.

Etching Onto Glass Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4.30pm, £75. Info 029 2048 4611. With Bill Swann.

Football: Barclays Premier League – Swansea City v Middlesbrough Liberty Stadium, Swansea. 1.30pm. Info 0870 400004.

Lee Skeet Supper Club Brewdog, Cardiff. £40. Info 029 2023 1684. Cornish seafood specialist with March’s instalment of a series of supper clubs which run until July. Book here: www.leeskeet.com/shop.

Rugby League: European Quarter-Final: Ospreys v Stade Francais Principality Stadium, Cardiff. 5.45pm, £10/£5 under-16s. Info 08442 777888.

Stretch Revive Relax Workshop Kings Road Studios, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 10am-12pm. Info 07774 601544 / sarasclasses4@gmail.com. Book in advance please.

The Great Big Pixar Quiz The Depot, Cardiff. 6-10pm. Info www.depotcardiff.co.uk. Presented by The Braintrust. Teams of up to six people.

 

MONDAY 3

Barod: Music Industry Contracts The Big Top, Cardiff. 6-8pm, £5/free Musicians’ Union members. Info 029 2022 8883. Part of Barod, the Swn-affiliated series of music industry tutorial sessions (another is on Fri 7). Features Paul Gray and Mark Melton.

uBeginners Saxophone Class Upstairs at The Park Hotel, Barry. 7-9pm, £15. Info 07806 625717. With Beverley from Sax For Fun. Every other Monday; also on Mon 17 this month.

Gwd Mondays: Musical Bingo Gwdihw, Cardiff. 7.30pm, free. Info 029 2039 7933.

uWrite On Writers Morganstown Village Hall. 6.30-8.30pm. Info 07512 235758. An open group of writers who encourage others to write and also critique work. Also on Mon 17 (it takes place here every first and third Monday of the month).

uYoga By The Sea St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10-11am, £6. Info 01446 799100. With Lydia Hitchcock. Also on Mon 10.

 

TUESDAY 4

uEarly Years Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10.30-11.30am, free. Info 01792 516900. Explore movement, sound, language, textures, shapes and colours. For kids aged 0-4. Also on Tue 25.

Lecture: Cardiff Castle – New Discoveries, Photographs And Research Cardiff Castle. 6pm, £8. Info 029 2087 8100. Lecture by Matthew Williams.

Square One Gwdihw, Cardiff. 7.30pm, free. Info 029 2039 7933. New night entirely dedicated to showcasing the best work of artists, photographers and filmmakers, and run by students of USW.

Trevor Marriott Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01633 868239. Jack The Ripper-obsessed ex-copper returns to these parts.

 

WEDNESDAY 5

Ash Dykes Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £13/£12. Info 01239 621200. Expedition enthusiast with a show titled Surviving Madagascar.

uElliecoptor Hoops Hula Hoop Class The Talent Shack, Cardiff. 6.30-7.30pm, £7/£24 for four. Info

elliecoptor@hotmail.com. Every Wednesday this month. Book by sending a message to the Sparkle’s Hoop Troupe Facebook page.

Floral Demonstration Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7pm, £10. Info 01633 868239.

Football: Barclays Premier League – Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur Liberty Stadium, Swansea. 7.45pm. Info 0870 400004.

John Bilsborough Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £6.50/£5. Info 0845 2263510. A fellow also known as ‘The Funny Poet’.

Midweek Mindfulness Barnabas Arts House, Newport. 7-8.30pm, £35 for five sessions. Info 01633 673739. Hosted by Philomena. This is the last in the series, not sure if you can go to just one.

Reminiscence Monthly Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 11am-1pm, free. Info 029 2034 6214. Come to the museum and share your memories of Cardiff, on the first Wednesday of every month.

uScriveners Writers’ Group Royal Exchange, Brynmawr. 8pm. Info 01495 753629. Also on Wed 19.

Skill Builder: Bake For Easter Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 6-9pm, £90. Info 01443 222716 / www.

angelagray.co.uk.

uSheep Trekking Venue TBC, Brecon Beacons. £35/£25 under-16s. Info 01874 749092. Spend the afternoon in a 200-acre organic farm. A Good Day Out Event. Also on Wed 12, Sun 16, Sun 23 and Sun 30.

uWales International Documentary Festival Miners’ Institute, Maxime Cinema and High Street Pop-Up, Blackwood. Info 01495 227206. Featuring screenings, panel discussions, networking events and masterclasses over three days. Screenings will be held at the Maxime, with three screenings each day in the main cinema and a variety of shorts and other things in Cinema 2. More info: www.widf.info. (Until Fri 7)

 

THURSDAY 6

Audio Described Handling Session National Museum Cardiff. 2pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Explore specimens from the Clore Discovery Centre handling collection including skulls, teeth, fossils and much more.

uEssential Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 8.30pm, £8. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Every Thursday this month.

First Thursday Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £2.50. Info 029 2030 4400. Readings by Jenny Lewis and Adnan Al-Sayegh.

Keralan Karavan Kitchen Takeover Brewdog, Cardiff. 5-10pm, free. Info 029 2023 1684. Southern Indian-inspired fast food, plus slightly overpriced beer of course.

Lecture: My Family And Other Animals Cardiff Castle. 6pm, £8. Info 029 2087 8100. Lecture by Marietta Crichton-Stuart.

Storytelling Suppers Kemi’s, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 7pm, £14. Info 029 2037 2055. With special guest Guto Dafis. Entry fee includes food.

 

FRIDAY 7

An Evening With Irvine Welsh Waterstones, Cardiff. 6.30pm, £5 adv/£9 including book. Info 029 2066 5606. Talking about his new novel, The Blade Artist, which is the book mentioned in the price there.

Artist Talk: The Wakelin Award 2017 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 12.30-1.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Philip Eglin, currently exhibiting here, talks to Andrew Renton.

Barod: How To Make Festivals Work For You The Big Top, Cardiff. 12-4pm, £20. Info 029 2022 8883. Presented by Paul Reed of the Association Of Independent Festivals. Price includes lunch.

Brainiac Live Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 2 + 4pm, £14/£12 kids. Info 01686 614555. Live version of the wacky science TV show.

Cardiff Inter Varsity Club Meeting Park Plaza Hotel, Cardiff. 8.30pm, £5 (three-month trial membership). Info 07526 141392 / www.cardiffivc.org.uk. Meeting here on the first Friday of each month.

Farmers Market High Street, Merthyr Tydfil. Free. Info 01685 725106. Quality produce from no more than 50 miles away, on the first Friday of each month.

First Fridays Cwtsh Arts Centre, Newport. 7.30pm, £3. Info 01633 664498. Tom and Monty Dart will be showing their film on W.H. Davies, Newport’s ‘Tramp Poet’.

Friday Talk: John Ingle Lee’s Sandbanks On The Mawddach, Barmouth National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Talk by Ann Bukantas.

Introduction To Greek Kitchen Basics Venue TBC, central Cardiff. 1-4pm, £43.07-£51.56. Info 07870 131558. Class hosted by Lia Moutselou.

Let’s Get Quizzical The Globe At Hay, Hay-On-Wye. 8pm, £2 to enter. Info 01497 821762. Pub quiz.

Little Mice Club: Wales & St David’s Day National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10.30am-12pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Bilingual playtime for babies/toddlers.

Pen Y Fan Spectacle Pen Y Fan, Brecon Beacons. 8am-3pm. Info 01874 611622. This is the launch of the Get Creative Weekend, which runs until Sun 9, and will see dance/installation artist Phil Williams transform one side of this noted mountain into a living art installation with the help of 1,000 or so volunteers.

uRHS Show Cardiff Cardiff Castle Parklands. 10am-5.30pm, £9-£13. Info 029 2087 8100. Annual celebration of plants and flowers and shrubs and blooms and so on. See Roundup. (Until Sun 9)

Spice World Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3.30pm, £170. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

Swansea Bay Community Awards Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 7pm. Info 01792 475715.

uSwanseabertawe Multilingual Festival Volcano, Swansea. 7.30pm, free. Info www.

volcanotheatre.co.uk. Poetry, music and discussion every Friday until June 23. This looks very worthy (in a good way!) and fun. Today’s performers: Yang Lian, Ifor Ap Glyn and Amani Bakhiet. Fri 14: Meltem Arikan & Pinar Ogun, Amir A Nejad and Caroline Stockford. Fri 21: Eric Ngalle Charles, Rhys Trimble and Eldin Suljic. Fri 28: Poets On The Hill, Bashar Arafat, Jani Williams and Bodhan Piasecki.

Tea Dance St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 2pm, £5. Info 01446 799100. With Alan Taylor.

Toddler Days Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Monthly term-time events for toddlers and their parents, this month’s theme being ‘teddy bear’s picnic’.

 

SATURDAY 8

uAmazing Eggsperiments Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Easter show teaching you about the freshness, strength and solidity of eggs. (Until Sun 23)

April Feria – A Spanish Fiesta The Depot, Cardiff. 5-11pm, £5. Info www.

depotcardiff.co.uk. Spanish street food, flamenco dancing, live music and sangria.

uApril Holiday Workshop Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10.30-11.30am, free. Info 01792 516900. Come and explore what the Glynn Vivian has to offer families and children. For kids aged 4-14. Also on Thurs 13 (photography with Sheree Murphy); Tue 18 (Science Conservation Day) and Sat 22 Family Film Club).

Balloonatic Show National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 1 + 3pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Interactive show hosted by Becky Kitter and featuring lots of balloons. Perhaps a homage to the late Malcolm Hardee?

Barry Island Handmade Market Barry Island train station. 11am-3pm, free. Info facebook.com/

barryislandhandmademarket. Every second Sunday of the month.

Booklaunch: Don Treharne Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 2.30-3.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Launching a book about Welsh artist Elizabeth Vera Bassett.

uBook Swap National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. On tomorrow also.

Bread Of Heaven Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3.30pm, £170. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

uCaerwent Craft Fayre Caerwent Village Hall, Monmouthshire. 2.30-4.30pm. Info cwmbran_

crafts@hotmail.co.uk. Every second Saturday of the month (also on Sat 22 in April).

uChepstow Farmers’ Market Cormeilles Square, Chepstow. 8.30am-1pm, free. Info 01291 626370. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month (also on Sat 22 in April).

Drop-In Knotwork & Beadwork Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4pm, £5. Info 029 2048 4611. Monthly class, normally on the second Saturday of the month.

uEaster Trail Cardiff Castle. Info 029 2087 8100. Find the answers to the puzzles in both the house and the grounds and win an Easter prize. (Until Sun 23)

Enamelling Workshop Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4.30pm, £80. Info 029 2048 4611. With Kathryn Wills.

Essential Bike Maintenance Cycle Training Wales, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 9.30am-4pm, £65. Info www.cycletrainingwales.org.uk.

Farmers’ Market Twyn Community Centre, Caerphilly. 9.30am, free. Info 01656 658963. Every second Saturday of the month.

Football: Sky Bet Championship – Cardiff City v Brentford Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 3pm. Info 0845 3451400.

Funky Craft Fayre Ostreme Hall, Mumbles, Swansea. 10am-4pm. Info nigel.mason@ntlworld.com. Taking place here on the second Saturday of each month all year.

uHere In This Spring Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Family-friendly spring-themed activities. Also on Sun 9, Tue 11, Thurs 13, Sunday 16, Tue 18, Weds 19, Thurs 20, Sat 22 and Sun 23; other themed Here In This Spring activities will also feature throughout April.

uLambing In The Brecon Beacons Venue TBC, Brecon Beacons. £40/£25 under-16s. Info 01874 749092. Billed as “A no holds barred day with a farmer and his family during lambing time.” Also on Wed 12, Wed 19, Sat 22 and Wed 26.

Miss Inspiration UK 2017 Grand Final Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 6pm, £12.50/£10. Info 01633 868239. I miss inspiration too.

Miss Wales 2017 Grand Final The Riverfront, Newport. 7pm, £23 adv. Info 01633 656757. I miss Wales too, he typed with the dead-eyed duty of someone who knew his best years had long gone.

Mumbles Produce Market Seafront Car Park, Mumbles. 9am-1pm, free. Info 01792 361012. Every second Saturday of the month.

uMy Coast In Clay Mission Gallery, Swansea. 10am-2pm, £50 (two days). Info 01792 652016. This two part practical ceramics workshop hosted by artist and UWTSD ceramics technician Daniel Butler. Also on Sat 22.

Newport Craft Fayre The Gallery, Newport Indoor Market. 9am-4.30pm, free. Info 01633 656656. Every second Saturday of the month.

uNight And Day Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Meet lots of interesting night-time animals in this show suitable for under-7s. (Until Sun 23; also Sat 29 + Sun 30)

Nimble Fingers Craft Fayre Victoria Hall, Mumbles, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 07790 298913. On the second Saturday of every month.

uPainting Colours And Shapes National Museum Cardiff. 11am, 1pm + 3pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Messy art workshop, especially suitable for families with young children, inspired by painter Gillian Ayres whose exhibition begins here today. (Until Thurs 13)

Playpen Workshop Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.30pm, £15/£13. Info 01686 614555. Writing wrkshop developed by Scriptography Productions.

uPremium Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 7.30pm, £11. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Sat 15, Sat 22 and Sat 29.

Spoken Word Saturday Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 3pm, £3. Info 0845 2263510.

Spring/Summer Foraging Courses Bute Park, Cardiff. 12-3.30pm, £35/£17.50 under-16s. Info 07971 411875. Presented by Wild Food UK; Jane has written a little more about them in her Food News column this month. Also on Sat 15 and Sun 30 this month, then Sat 13 and Sun 28 May.

uStar Tours Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Find out more about some familiar constellations, the planets, how stars are born and how they die in the Planetarium. (Until Sun 23)

uTalks At 4 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 4pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. Exhibition tours hosted by artists Richard Higlett and Thomas Williams. Also on Sat 22.

We Make Good Happen Family Fundraiser The Kymin House & Gardens, Penarth. Info 029 2070 0721. Vintage tea party with live music, hosted by Bethan Elfyn. Proceeds to local children’s charities.

We’re Going On An Egg Hunt National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Easter-themed traipsing around the museum.

 

SUNDAY 9

*A-Grrrls & Dancing Queer: Fundraiser for Bedayaa (LGBT+ Egypt) Gwdihw, Cardiff. 4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7933. This is hosted by Shrouk El-Attar (aka Dancing Queer) and is aiming to raise money (so give ‘em some even though it’s free entry, yeah) for various LGBT groups in Egypt, whose work in this department is, as you can probably imagine, not exactly a dance round the maypole. Event will feature belly dance, henna, music, hummus, cakes and face painting.

Cwtchfest Spring National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-5pm, £6. Info 029 2057 3500. Wedding fest of some kind.

Easter Fayre North Cornelly Community Centre, Cardiff. 11am-3pm, £20 to set up a table. Info andyburnett24@hotmail.com.

Easter Flower Arrangement Masterclass Cardiff Castle. 11am, £35. Info 029 2087 8100. Create your own magnificent Easter table decoration using spring flowers and seasonal foliage.Flower Workshops With Flowers, I Do Penarth Pier Pavilion. 1.30-3.30pm, £45. Info 0844 8700887. Spring workshop creating hand-tied bouquets.

Marina Market National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

uTuneless Choir Cardiff Aspire Fitness, Canton, Cardiff. 7.30-9.30pm, £10 first session/£7 drop-in/£40 for eight weeks. Info 07745 683723. Choir, led by Mei Gwynedd, for people who want to sing but can’t carry a tune. Also on Sun 23, and every fortnight after that.

Weber Art Of Charcoal Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-2pm. Info 01443 222716.

 

MONDAY 10

Birds Of Prey St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 2-4pm, £6/£5 kids. Info 01446 799100. With Falconry UK.

uEaster Holiday Workshops Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 4833221. Aimed at kids aged 5-13 and lining up like this. Today: rabbit bonnets, Tue 11: bunny spoons; Wed 12: felt bunnies; Thurs 13: bunny wreaths; Fri 14; ceramic hares; Tue 18: floral batik; Wed 19: butterfly mobiles; Thurs 20: flower garden; Fri 21: clay bugs.

Elliecoptor Hoops Hula Hoop Class Plasnewydd YMCA, Cardiff. 6-7pm, £5. Info elliecoptor@hotmail.com. Second Monday of every month.

Here In This Spring Stationery & Cards Family Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

uJoy Of Living Mindfulness Group Meeting Gaia Yoga Studio, Roath, Cardiff. 7.30-9pm, free (donations welcome). Info 07412 346054. On the second and fourth Monday of every month (also on Mon 24 in April).

uSeed Bombs And Plant Pots National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Take part in a guerrilla gardening experience by making your own seed bombs and decorating a plant pot. (Until Thurs 13)

uStorytelling And More… National History Museum, St Fagans. 2.30-4.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Cardiff Libraries present family activity sessions. Taking place in the Maentwrog Marquee today and Wed 12; the Oakdale Institute on Wed 19.

 

TUESDAY 11

Easter Fun St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10-11.30am, £10. Info 01446 799100. Decorate a duck egg-cup or mug with Dotty Spotty Pottery.

Fabric Fish Workshop Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £6. Info 01792 652016. Design a fish template on paper and select fabric to suit your design.

Spirituality Cafe The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2048 3344. Second Tuesday of every month.

uSpring Inspired Crafts This Easter Carnegie House, Bridgend. 11am-2pm. Info 01656 815757. With Claire Hiett. On tomorrow also.

 

WEDNESDAY 12

Easter Fun St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-4pm, £6. Info 01446 799100. 10-10.45 + 11-11.45am: create your own felt Easter hat or Easter egg. 2-4pm: watch a movie, Hop.

uFamily Crafts Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 10am-3pm, £1. Info 029 2034 6214. Easter holiday activities. Also on Wed 19.

Films And Wine: Miller’s Crossing The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £7/£5 adv. Info 029 2048 3344. Screening of this Coen Brothers film.

Friends Of The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Annual General Meeting Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 6.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Followed by a talk by Dr Fiona Candlin, ‘Micromuseology: writing about small independent museums’.

Imaginative Islands Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £6. Info 01792 652016. Easter workshop using digital drawing and craft techniques.

Open Mic Spoken Word Extravaganza 39 Ye Olde Murenger, Newport. 7.30pm, £5/£3. Info 01633 263977. Featuring poets Mark Blayney and Mark Williams.

Writing A Mystery: A Creative Writing Workshop For Young People Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-3pm, free. Info 01792 463980. With Elouise Williams. Book in advance please.

 

THURSDAY 13

Easter Fun St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-4pm, £6. Info 01446 799100. 10-11am + 11.15am-12.15pm: create your own willow dreamcatcher or wand with Out To Learn Willow.

uHowl Mozarts, Swansea. 8pm, free. Info 01792 649984. Poetry open mic, every second and third Thursday of the month (also on Thurs 20).

Swansea’s Bad Girls Swansea Museum. 7.30pm, free. Info 01792 653763. Talk by Hosted by Elizabeth Belcham, relating to stories and photographs of women brought before the police courts in the late 19th/early 20th century. Hosted by the Royal Institution Of South Wales.

SWDFAS Lecture: The Wilton Diptych & The Artistic Culture Of Richard II’s Reign Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 2pm, £6. Info 029 2030 4400. Talk by Mark Cottle.

 

FRIDAY 14

Afternoon Workshops: Calan Buffalo, Cardiff. 1-4pm, £5 each. Info 029 2031 0312. 1pm: Extreme Fiddlin’ with Patrick. 2pm: Modern Step Dancing with Beth. 3pm: DADGAD Guitar with Sam.

uCricket: Specsavers County Championship – Glamorgan v Worcestershire SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 11am. Info 029 2040 9380. (Until Mon 17)

Dinky Dragons Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 10am-3pm, free. Info 029 2034 6214. Family fun day for 0-5-year-olds on the second Friday of every month.

uEaster Beer Festival The Coach, Bridgend. 11.30am-11pm, free. Info

thecoachbridgend@gmail.com. Featuring as many as 35 beers over four days, as well as a bespoke beer brewed by newish company Bang-On Brewery. (Until Mon 17)

Easter Eggstravaganza National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Been waiting patiently for an Easter Eggstravaganza and finally one’s arrived, which is additionally “an eggciting family day out”!

Here In This Spring Mixed Media Print Family Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

Rainbow Sand Art Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 652016. Drop-in family workshop.

uSpringtime Family Trail National Museum Cardiff. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Explore the Museum for signs of spring. (Until Mon 17)

uSt Fagans Easter Hunt National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-2pm, £2.50. Info 029 2057 3500. (Until Mon 17)

uSt Fagans Makers Market National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-5pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Stalls, crafts, workshop and demonstrations. (Until Sun 23, and from Sat 29 until Mon 1 May)

 

SATURDAY 15

Basketry Mission Gallery, Swansea. 10am-4pm, £22. Info 01792 652016. Adult workshop.

Brecon Craft Fair Market Hall, Brecon. 9am-4.30pm. Info 01495 753782. Every third Saturday of the month.

uEaster Fun Cardiff Castle. £5 per adult and child. Info 029 2087 8100. Easter-themed activities including card-making, egg rolling, egg decorating (today and tomorrow only) and egg and spoon races. (Until Mon 17)

Easter Market Caldicot Town Centre. Free. Info 07716 557289.

Feztival Of Magic And Comedy – A Celebration Of Tommy Cooper Caerphilly Castle. 11am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20 NUS/OAP/under-16s. Info 01443 336000.

uGin Stock The Depot, Cardiff. 1-11pm, £7. Info www.

depotcardiff.co.uk. Second year of this two-day festival of boutique/craft/specialist/posh gin. There’ll also be street food. On tomorrow also.

Piggy Walking With A ‘Pig-Nic’ Senni Valley, Brecon Beacons. £25/£10 under-16s. Info 01874 749092. Take a pair of friendly Kune Kune pigs (from New Zealand, look a bit like Ewoks) for a walk, then return to the smallholding for refreshments.

uPig Street Craft Fair The Queens Hall, Narberth. 10am-4pm, free. Info enquiries@pigstreetcrafts.co.uk. Selling original arts and crafts. Also on Sat 29.

Rugby League: Judgement Day V: Cardiff Blues v Ospreys Principality Stadium, Cardiff. 2.45pm, from £10. Info 08442 777888.

Rugby League: Judgement Day V: Newport Dragons v Scarlets Principality Stadium, Cardiff. 5.15pm, from £10. Info 08442 777888.

WHoop-C! 2017 National Dance Company Wales, Pierhead Street, Cardiff Bay. 10am-7.30pm, £10/£10 workshop only. Info

elliecoptor@hotmail.com. The third annual Welsh Hoop Convention features tutorials from Florence Huet, Symoné and Jay Jay Revlon (a vogue workshop from 2.20-3.35pm), Elle Edwards, Sparkle’s Hoop Troupe, Debby Earle and Eilidh Hoop. It is however all sold out!

 

SUNDAY 16

Easter Egg Hunt Caerphilly Castle. 11am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20 NUS/OAP/under-16s. Info 01443 336000.

Guided Tour: Dylan’s Swansea Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea (starting point). 10.30am-12.30pm, £4-£10. Info 01792 463980.

uMedieval Fun Caerphilly Castle. 10am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20 NUS/OAP/under-16s. Info 01443 336000. Company Of The Raven present a day of archery, sword and armour displays. On tomorrow also.

Meditation For Peace Natural Health Clinic, Cathedral Rd, Cardiff. 6-7.45pm, free. Info 029 2034 3052. An evening of guided meditations; no advance booking necessary.

 

MONDAY 17

Football: Sky Bet Championship – Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 3pm. Info 0845 3451400.

Gwd Mondays Quiz Gwdihw, Cardiff. 7.30pm, free. Info 029 2039 7933.

Harlem Globetrotters Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 7.30pm, £17.50-£45. Info 029 2022 4488. Fantastical basketball gaggle.

Here In This Spring Puppets & Plays Family Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

 

TUESDAY 18

uBotanical Illustration Family Workshops National Museum Cardiff. 11am, 1pm + 3pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Learn how to paint in the style of a botanical illustrator and find out more about the important plant life on the Museum’s urban meadow. (Until Fri 21)

Philosophy Cafe The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2048 3344. Third Tuesday of every month.

uVelotech Cycle Training Wales, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 9.30am-4pm, £495 (four days). Info www.

cycletrainingwales.org.uk. (Until Fri 21)

Tea Dance Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 2.30pm, £6. Info 0845 2263510.

Tetra Pak Purses And Wallets National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Use old Tetra Pak cartons to make a stylish purse or wallet. Hope you’re OK with the faint smell of old milk.

 

WEDNESDAY 19

Flying Kites & Lazy Owls Caerphilly Castle. 11am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20 NUS/OAP/under-16s. Info 01443 336000.

Spice Preview Night Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Info 07429 598414. Monthly evening offering a chance for you to go along and see what you might get out of this adventure, activity, sports and social group.

Tetra Pak Hanging Planters National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Use old Tetra Pak cartons to make containers to hang plants in.

Welsh Wrestling 2017 Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7.30pm, £12/£9. Info 01633 868239.

 

THURSDAY 20

uAbergavenny Writing Festival The Kings Arms Hotel / Broadleaf Books, Abergavenny. 10am. Info lucie@parkinwhitman.co.uk. Second year of this weekend event. Today features talks, workshops etc from (in order) Sarah Hill, Nigel Jarrett, Nicola Davies, Julian Gregson, Pam Smail and Anna Goodson, Phil Madden and Alison Newsam. Fri 21 and Sat 22’s programme is TBC right now but hit up www.

abergavennywritingfestival.com for more. (Until Sat 22)

Magazine Flowers National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Turn old magazines into paper blooms.

Open Mic Night Imperial Hotel, Merthyr. 7.30pm. Info mjenkins1927@gmail.com. With special guest Helen Burke.

Open Space: Nick Fisk and Julie Pritchard Central Library Hub, Cardiff. 5.45pm, free. Info 029 2038 2116. Readings by two poets from Cardiff and the Rhymney Valley respectively.

 

FRIDAY 21

An Evening Of Twin Town Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 7.30pm, £15. Info 01685 384111. A Q&A session with director Kevin Allen and actors William Thomas and Sue Roderick (Bryn and Lucy Cartwright), as well as a screening beforehand.

uFamily Dance Festival Foyer, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 1 + 5pm, free. Info 029 2063 6464. A partnership project between Coreo Cymru, Chapter and National Dance Company Wales. On tomorrow also.

Here In This Spring Stationery & Letters Family Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

Huw John Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery. 7.30pm, £5. Info huwpudner@ntlworld.com. Welsh twmpath dancing.

My Greek Kitchen Venue TBC, central Cardiff. 6.30-9.30pm, £35. Info 07870 131558. Class hosted by Lia Moutselou.

Naomi’s Wild & Scary St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 2.30pm, £18.50/£15.50 under-16s. Info 029 2087 8444. Family-friendly wildlife show from TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson.

National Pride, Local Controversies And Rugby Resentments: Reactions To Cardiff City’s 1927 FA Cup Victory Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 6pm, £5/£3.50 NUS. Info 029 2034 6214. Talk by Dr Martin Johnes.

Open Screen Night Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 7-8.30pm, £4. Info 01239 615952. Offering film makers a place to show their work on a first come first served basis.

Outdoor Cinema: St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 8-10pm, £8.50/£7.50. Info 01446 799100. Featuring the singalong version of Grease.

Poetry Readings King’s Arms, Abergavenny. 8pm, £7.50. Info 01873 855074. With Phil Bowen and Chris Meredith.

uScrappy Sock Puppets National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11.30am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Make puppets from unused socks. (Until Sun 23)

So You Think You’re Smart? Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7pm, free. Info 01495 243252. Quiz night, every third Friday of the month.

Yes. I Remember Adlestrop: Celebrating The Influence Of Edward Thomas On Contemporary Poetry Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 7.30pm, free. Info 07933 844234. Featuring guests Lucy Newlyn, Jonathan Edwards and Glyn Edwards.

 

SATURDAY 22

Ar Lafar – Welsh Learners Festival National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. A day of workshops and activities to inspire everyone to learn a little and use some Welsh.

Ar Lafar – Welsh Learners Festival National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. As above.

Blaenavon Little Monthly Market Bethlehem Court, Blaenavon. 10am-2pm, free (£10 to set up a table/£5 if you bring your own table). Info 01495 792878. Sellin crafts, bric-a-brac, bits and pieces and breads/pastries, Also on Sat 20 May.

Craft Fair St David’s Church, Neath. 10.30am-4pm. Info ariancrafts@hotmail.co.uk.

uFairy Trail Bedwellty House & Park, Tredegar. 11am-4pm, free. Info www.thevalleys.co.uk/legendaryevents. Launch of a trail telling the history of the park. On tomorrow also.

Find Your Own Family Legends Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01495 742333. Geneaology event

Football: Barclays Premier League – Swansea City v Stoke City Liberty Stadium, Swansea. 3pm. Info 0870 400004.

uLaughnosis Training Llandaff North Community Centre, Cardiff. 9.30am-5.30pm, £425 (two days). Info www.sparklylaughter.co.uk. Two-day course aimed at doctors, nurses, therapists, carers, coaches, hypnotists and people with laughter training ready to serve others as laughter professionals. On tomorrow also.

Oil Painting Workshop Carnegie House, Bridgend. 10am-4pm. Info 01656 815757. With artist and tutor Bryan Shambler. For beginners and all abilities.

TEDxCardiff Tramshed, Cardiff. 11am-6pm, £25 adv. Info 029 2023 5555. Brisk speeches and lectures on stuff. Sold out though. See Upfront.

The Gallipolli Campaign National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 01792 463980. John White presents a talk on one of World War I’s most punishing campaigns. Organised by Historical Association Swansea Branch.

The Life And Times Of Winston Churchill National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 01792 463980. Uplifting and objective talk about the life and work of the man who endorsed gassing the “uncivilised tribes” of India to death.

Ty Hafan Spring Craft & Cake Fair St Martins Church, Roath, Cardiff. 11am-5pm, free. Info 07794 248057.

uWalk In The Footsteps Of The Iron King Of Wales Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil. 11am-5pm, free. Info www.thevalleys.co.uk/legendaryevents. visitors will be led on a journey from the Iron King of Wales, Robert Thompson Crawshay‘s family home at Cyfarthfa Castle to his grave at Vaynor Church. On tomorrow also.

Walks, Talks & Family Fun Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod. 11am-4pm, free. Info www.thevalleys.co.uk/legendaryevents.

uWonderwool Wales Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells. 10am-5.30pm, £10/free under-16s. Info 01938 820495. Stalls, special exhibitions, daily demonstrations and have-a-go sessions, all based around the subject of wool and other natural fibres. On tomorrow also, from 10am-4.30pm.

 

TUESDAY 25

Explore Books National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10.30am, free. Info 01792 463980. Discuss books and authors in a casual setting (no obligation to have read the books in advance).

 

WEDNESDAY 26

Elliecoptor Hoops Hula Hoop Class / Hoop Jam Plasnewydd YMCA, Cardiff. 8-10pm, £5/£8 both classes. Info 07934 011061. Last Wednesday of every month. The class is from 8-9pm and is followed by a hoop jam from 9-10.

Games Wales The Big Top, Cardiff. 6pm, free. Info 029 2022 8883. Monthly meetup for gaming enthusiasts.

Science Cafe National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 7.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980.

Skill Builder: Full Of Goodness Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 6-9pm, £90. Info 01443 222716 / www.

angelagray.co.uk.

The Art Of Conservation Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-12pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Meet the Glynn Vivian conservation team and go behind the scenes of the new Gallery. Book in advance please.

 

THURSDAY 27

Taith Iaith National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Welsh-language tour of the new Gillian Ayres exhibition.

 

FRIDAY 28

Exploring The Collection Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 2-3 + 3.30-4.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Book in advance please.

uGin Festival Swansea Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 6.30-11pm, £9.50 adv. Info 01792 475715. Three-day event featuring over 100 gins. On from 12.30-5pm and 6.30-11pm on Sat 29; 12.30-5pm on Sun 30. (Until Sun 30)

Lunch Club Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10.30am-2.30pm, £37. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

Tenby Brewing Tap Takeover The Parrot, Carmarthen. 8pm-12am, free. Info 01267 231012. Also with live music TBC

The Cellar Bards Cellar Bar, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £3. Info 07818 056599. With Martin Locock.

 

SATURDAY 29

An Introduction To Table Loom Weaving Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4.30pm, £75. Info 029 2048 4611. With Bill Swann.

uBoutique Gift Markets Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-5.30pm. Info 029 2087 7959. (Until Mon 1 May)

*Booklaunch: David R Edwards Spillers Records, Cardiff. 5.30pm, free. Info 029 2022 4905. Reading from his poetry book Dave Datblygu’s Search In English For The House Of Tolerance, with musical backing from Ash Cooke.

uColourful Chemistry Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Science Theatre show looking at how colour changes occur in chemical reactions, how we use colour to identify chemicals and so forth. On tomorrow also.

uDinosaur World St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 11.30am + 2.30pm, £12.50/£15 Danger Zone. Info 029 2087 8444. Interactive 3D show for the family. On tomorrow also.

Eco Print & Rust Dye Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4.30pm, £75. Info 029 2048 4611. With Claire Cawte.

Football: Sky Bet Championship – Cardiff City v Newcastle United Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 3pm. Info 0845 3451400.

Foraging: A Wild Taste Of The Hedgerow Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-4pm, £105. Info 01600 714595. With Liz Knight.

Geekedfest University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Townhill Campus, Swansea. 10am-5pm, £10/£4 under-12s/free under-5s. Info www.geekedfestevents.com. Comic convention with all the normal bells and whistles you expect from such events.

Gok Wan’s Fashion Brunch Club New House Country Hotel, Cardiff. £65. Info 029 2052 0280. Featuring, on top of the promised brunch, a catwalk show and style advice from Wan, an “award-winning TV presenter, stylist, designer and champion of all women”. Pretty mad that they’d make a bloke champion if you ask me.

Kidsmarkets Family Sale Cowbridge Leisure Centre. 11am-12.30pm, £1/kids free. Info 07760 802088. Featuring 40 stalls of great quality new and pre-loved baby and children’s items.

uMayday Bank Holiday National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Merriment, music and the raising of the maypole, with a specific Welsh slant. (Until Mon 1 May)

Mother & Other Tongues Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 12.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Poetry and prose inspired by the Glynn Vivian collections, Swansea, and its location.

Rules Of Play International TableTop Day 2017 Angel Hotel, Cardiff. 10am-10pm, £5/free under-16s. Info 029 2022 1695. Twelve hours of nonstop tabletop gaming with lots of other cool extra stuf laid on.

Saturday Morning Kitchen Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10.30am-12.30pm, £15. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

uScrappy Shakers National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Make a fun musical shaker just in time for the Welsh festival of Calan Mai. On tomorrow also.

uSearch For Life Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Science Beyond our Solar System, around distant stars, new planets are being found all the time. May they hold the secret we are looking for? On tomorrow also.

Sheep For Beginners Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 9.45am-4.30pm, £105. Info 01600 714595.

Spring & Easter Craft Fair All Hallows RC Church, Miskin. 12-4pm. Info 01443 204830.

uThe Greatest Adventure: Love In The Time Of Tinder The Globe At Hay, Hay-On-Wye. £140-£260 (two days). Info 01497 821762. How The Light Gets In present a weekend of events, talks and workshops offering “the opportunity to learn the latest in the psychology of love from renowned leaders of their field” as well as live music and other afterhours jollies. More info at events.iai.tv. On tomorrow also.

 

SUNDAY 30

Cricket: Royal London One-Day Cup – Glamorgan v Surrey SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 11am. Info 029 2040 9380.

uMedieval Weekend Caerphilly Castle. 10am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20 NUS/OAP/under-16s. Info 01443 336000. Hosted by Bowlore. On tomorrow also.

MMA: Adrenalin Fight Nights Grand Theatre, Swansea. 5pm, £25. Info 01792 475715.

Six Gong Sound Bath Village Hall, Gwaelod Y Garth, Cardiff. 2-5pm, £8. Info 07726 360584. “Relax and experience the healing effects of Singing Bowls, Great Resounding Gongs, Crystal Bowls, Solfeggio Pipes, Rattles, Bells, Chimes etc” say the organisers.

 

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