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EVERY MONDAY

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 combining cardio and climbing.

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.

Freestyle Fitness Yoga Pontcanna Dojo, Cardiff. 6.15-6.15pm, £7/£6. Info 07774 601544 / sarasclasses4@gmail.com.

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.

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule looks like this. 4.30-6pm:Youth: Wookies (7-9 years); Youth: Padawans (9-11 years). 6-8pm: Aerial Hoop Level 4, Static Trapeze Level 3. 7.45-9.45pm: Aerial Hoop Level 2, Aerial Hoop Level 3, Static Trapeze Level 4.

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.

Qigong Class The Sunhouse, Gwaelod-y-Garth, Cardiff. 6-7.15pm, £5. Info 07779 151916. More at www.bringingbalance.co.uk.

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.

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.

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

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 Kenfig Hill Rugby Club, Bridgend. 8-10.30pm, £5. Info 07400 080101. Hosted by Frank. Lessons are from 8.15-9pm; 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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule: 4.15-6pm: Jedis Ground Skills (11+). 5-6pm: Youth: Ewoks (5-7 years). 6-7pm: Hula Hoop. 6-8pm: Supervised Training, Creative Circus. 7.45-9.45pm: Mixed Aerial.

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.

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

Qigong & 24 Step Form St Mary’s Church Hall, Canton, Cardiff. 6.30-7.45pm. Info 07772 657692.

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 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).

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.

Zhan Zhuang Qigong Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 12.30-1.30pm, £12/£10 adv. Info 029 2087 7959. New weekly class, ZZQ being an ancient Chinese health system based on a series of static postures.

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.

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule: 4.15-6pm: Youth: Jedi Acrobatics (11+); 6-8pm: Adult Acrobatics.

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

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

Qigong Class The Hub Community Centre, Llandaff North, Cardiff. 2-3pm. Info 07772 657692.

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

SeeWales Sightseeing Tour: Romans And Ruins National Museum 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.

Toddler Time Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 10-11am. Info 01685 384111. Pre-school stories, rhymes and crafts for toddlers.

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.

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

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.

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. 6-7pm, £25 (five weeks). Info 07980 742328. Hosted by Ronald Macauley.

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.

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule: 6-8pm: Ropes & Silks Level 2, Static Trapeze Level 2. 7.45-9.45pm: Static Trapeze Level 2, Ropes & Silks Level 3, Ropes & Silks Level 4.

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

Pilates Pontcanna Dojo, Cardiff. 6.15-7.15pm, £7/£6. Info 07774 601544 / sarasclasses4@gmail.com.

Qigong Albert Rd Methodist Church Hall, Penarth. 6.30-7.30pm. Info 07772 657692.

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

Salsa & Bachata Classes Kapu, Cardiff. 7pm-2am, £4-£7. Info 07800 565651. Beginners 7.30pm; improvers/intermediates 8.30. Free bachata dancing from 9.45pm.

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 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 Museum, Blaenafon. 10-11.30am, free. Info 029 2057 3650. Every Thursday during term time; aimed at 0-4 years.

The Alexander Technique M.A.D.E. Gallery & Shop, Cardiff. 11am-12pm, £16. Info info@yogaskies.co.uk. Small group class hosted by Mike Young.

Yoga Classes Cardiff Steiner School, Llandaff North, Cardiff. 6-7 + 7-8pm, £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.

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.

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

Movement And Music For A Fuller Life Bishop Of Llandaff High School, Cardiff. 7.45-9.30pm, £5. Info 07726 360584. Biodanza session, on most weeks (ring ahead to check) aiming to help you “discover the joy of living, feel better and happier, benefit from more energy, and be more flexible”.

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

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule: 4.15-6pm: Youth: Jedi Aerial Skills (11+); 6-7.30pm: Aerial Fitness; 6-8pm: Supervised Training.

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

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

SeeWales Sightseeing Day Tour: Mines & Mountains National Museum 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.

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule: 10-11.30am: Youth: Wookies (7-9 years); 11.30am-12.30pm: Youth: Ewoks (5-7 years); 12.30-2pm: Youth: Padawans (9-11 years); 2-4pm: Youth: Jedi Performance Skills (11+); 4-6pm: Youth: Jedi General Skills (11+).

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 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.

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

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. £4-£12 per class. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today’s schedule: 1-3pm: Flying Trapeze Level 2; 3-5 + 5-7pm: Flying Trapeze Level 1; 7-9pm: Flying Trapeze Level 3.

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 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.

TUESDAY 1

>Air-Mazing Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. New summer show about the various gases that make up the atmosphere. (Throughout August)

Animal Patterns Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321. Workshops running every weekday until Fri 25, with a different theme every day, for kids aged 5-13.

BB Taylor And Animal Friends Cathays Library, Cardiff. 2.30-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2078 5580. Stories with children’s author. One of several Summer Reading Challenge events at Cardiff Libraries this month.

>Atlantic Outdoors: Activity Camp St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 8.30am-5pm, £150. Info 01446 799100. A week (starting on 31 July) of non-residential multi-activity programmes for children aged 8-16. (Until Fri 4)

*Getting More Women* Into Music Cardiff: An Open Discussion The Moon, Cardiff. 6.30-9pm, free. Info info@themooncardiff.com. A meeting to look at barriers and challenges for women/girls into music, to help form a new initiative aiming to get more women into the local music industry.

>Hedgehog Helper Morning Venue TBC, nr Builth Wells. £20. Info 01874 749092. Volunteer at a hedgehog rescue, helping their work to nurse sick and injured hogs and hoglets. A Good Day Out event. Also on Sat 5, Tue 8, Mon 14, Mon 21 and Wed 23.

>Holiday Memory Self-Led Activities Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Activities on offer for kids/families here include magnetic poetry, make and write a postcard, make a mini comic, fun felt story making, traditional seaside puppets, story making games, and reading corner, all inspired by Dylan Thomas’ radio broadcast Holiday Memory. Also on Thurs 3 (1-4pm), Tue 8, Wed 9, Thurs 10 (10am-1pm), Sun 13, Tue 15, Wed 16, Thurs 17 (10am-1pm), Sun 20, Tue 22, Wed 23, Thurs 24 (10am-1pm), Sat 26, Sun 27, Mon 28 (1-4pm), Tue 29, Wed 30 and Thurs 31 (1-4pm.)

>Makers Market National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-5pm, free (small charge for some activities to cover cost of materials). Info 029 2057 3500. Meet the makers and find out more about their crafts as they run workshops and demonstrations. (Until Sun 6, and from Sat 26-Mon 28)

>Picture This! National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Transport yourself back in time into an old photograph, somehow. (Unti Sat 5)

>Science Galleries Project Lab National Museum Cardiff. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Your chance to tell us what you like or what you’d change about the science galleries. (Until Thurs 3)

Secret Agent Day Whitchurch Library, Cardiff. 11am-1pm + 2-4pm, free. Info 029 2062 8951. Crafts, activities, fingerprinting with local PCSOs, plus refreshments.

>Star Stories Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Discuss myths and legends about the stars and constellations. Suitable for under-7s. (Throughout August)

>Star 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. Suitable for over-7s. (Throughout August)

Super Soapy Socks Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am, £3. Info 01639 881635. Kids’ acitivity, making felt soap socks. Not sure what those are but it doesn’t sound like you wear them on your feet. There are kids’ activities on here most days this month.

The Alan Partridge Quiz Buffalo, Cardiff. 7-10pm, £2 to enter. Info 029 2031 0312.

>Weaving Around Found Objects Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am-3pm, £3/£2 kids. Info 01267 222775. With Laura Thomas. On tomorrow also, from 11am-1pm and for kids of 8 and up.

WEDNESDAY 2

>Art Trolley Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10am-12pm, free. A fun way to engage with the exhibitions and collection displays here, suitable for children aged 5-12. On tomorrow also, then Sat 5, Wed 9, Thurs 10, Sat 12, Wed 16, Thurs 17, Sat 19, Wed 23, Thurs 24 and Sat 26.

>Bat Walks National History Museum, St Fagans. 9pm, £5. Info 029 2057 3500. An after-dark journey around the museum looking for bats. Also on Wed 16 (8.30pm start) and Wed 23 (8.15pm start).

Concertina Books Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

National Playtime 2017 National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Celebrate the national day of play with the Play On Wheels Play Bus and Pirate Ship, traditional games such as hopscotch and skipping, and look back at how children’s play has shaped Swansea over the past 100 years.

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.

Shapeshifters Magical Birds Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen. 11am, £5. Info 0845 2263510. Storytelling and shadow puppet making with the Crowman. In Ammanford tomorrow; Llanelli on Fri 4.

>Summer Holiday Crafts Pontypridd Museum. 11am-3pm, free. Info 01443 490748. Every Wednesday this month.

Swing Time Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Penarth. 8.30pm, £5/£4.40 adv. Info donnie@donniejoemusic.com. Swing and lindy hop night with live band Donnie Joe’s American Swing plus The Medicine Man DJing. Also on Wed 16, with a different live band.

Zoolab Animal Detectives Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 11am, £3. Info 01639 881635.

THURSDAY 3

>Creative Arts Workshops The Welfare, Ystradgynlais. 10am-2pm, £5. Info 01639 843163. Based around the theme of ‘We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday!’ No libellous Cliff Richard references please. Today is a visual arts workshop, as is the one on Thurs 10.

Cricket: Natwest T20 Blast – Glamorgan v Gloucestershire SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 6.30pm. Info 029 2040 9380.

>Meet A Pony Morning Liege Manor, Bonvilston, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10.30am-12.30pm, free. Info 01446781648. Guided tours with personal introduction to the horses and ponies at these stables, plus riding taster sessions. Also on Thurs 17.

Poems & Pints Browns, Laugharne. 7.30pm, free. Info 01994 427688. With guest host Helen May Williams.

Shapeshifters Magical Birds Miners Theatre, Ammanford. 11am, £5. Info 0845 2263510.

Sport In The Park Newport International Sports Village. 11am-4pm, £3/free adults. Info 01633 656757. Newport Live present a day of sporting activities aimed at kids, including football, rugby, netball, squash, cycle tots, rounders, tennis, athletics and golf. Taking place elsewhere in the city on Thurs 10 and Thurs 17.

Willow Snails Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am, £3. Info 01639 881635.

Witches And Giants Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Wrestling: Club 100 – Thursday Night Throws 2 Cathays Community Centre, Cardiff. 6.30-10.30pm, £6. Info 029 2037 3144. Hosted by Attack! Pro Wrestling and the Dragon Pro Wrestling Academy.

FRIDAY 4

>Boutique Gift Markets Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-5.30pm. Info 029 2087 7959. (Until Sun 6)

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.

Creature Making Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £6. Info 01792 652016. Inspired by Julie Arkell’s creatures, come and learn her techniques and design and make your own characters.

Discover Chapter In A Day Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10am-1pm, £5. Info 029 2030 4400. A morning workshop to introduce 5-7 year olds to the different art forms that are all around us. Price includes lunch.

>Drop-In Art Workshops Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 2-5pm, £1 per activity. Info 029 2030 4400. Summer holiday workshops suitable for all ages. Every Friday this month.

>Family Craft Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-1pm, free. Drop-in sessions of hands-on, creative art and craft activities for all the family. Every Friday this 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.

Fashion Drawing Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Get Crafty & Discover The Farm Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am. Info 01639 881635.

Holiday Memory: Journals Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

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

Shapeshifters Magical Birds Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 11am + 1.30pm, £5. Info 0845 2263510.

>Windsor Beer Festival The Windsor, Penarth. Free. Info 029 2070 8675. Also featuring live music at 9pm: St Louis Express today, Wright Hear Wright Now tomorrow.

>Workshop 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 tomorrow, from 10am-12pm, and every Friday this month.

SATURDAY 5

Cardiff Rum Festival SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 12-7pm, £22.50. Info www.ukrumfestivals.com. Featuring over 100 rums (the ticket price appears to include unlimited tastings…), live music, street food and seminars.

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. 10.30am-4pm, free. Info ariancrafts@hotmail.co.uk.

Depot In The Park SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 12-10pm, £35.50 adv/£15 under-16s/free under-5s. Info info@depotcardiff.com. Featuring music from the Sugarhill Gang, Hackney Colliery Band, Greg Wilson and The Mariachis; food and drink from Brother Thai, Ffwrnes, Got Beef, The Pork Society, South Street Kitchen, That Fish Guy, Science Cream, Doughboys, The Early Bird and Viva La Toastie; and various kids’ activities.

Dewch i Ganu National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 029 2057 3600. 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.

Electrifying Copper! National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 1.30 + 2.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. A demonstration the principles of copper electroplating and Daniel Cells. The exclamation mark in the event name seems a bit OTT.

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

Football: Friendly – Swansea City v Sampdoria Liberty Stadium, Swansea. 3pm. Info 0870 400004.

>Geekedfest Newport Centre. 11am-5pm, £18 weekend/£10 per day (kids £8/£4 per day). Info 01633 656757. Comic con with lots of special guest appearances and all the other stuff you get at such events. On tomorrow also.

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

Kids Film & Craft The Gate, Cardiff. 9.30am, £10. Info 029 2048 3344. Take part in a build-your-own-car workshop for kids and then watch the movie Cars.

>Lions & Lilies – Medieval Knights And Archers Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10am. Info 01639 881635. A weekend of archery, combat and sword demonstrations. On tomorrow also.

>Model & Hobbycraft Show National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre, Llandysul. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3070. Hosted by Carmarthen Modellers’ Club. On tomorrow also.

>Museum Ghost Walk National History Museum, St Fagans. 9pm, £15. Info 029 2057 3500. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Sat 19.

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.

Red Kite Photography Day Red Kite Feeding Centre, Brecon Beacons. £85. Info 01874 749092. Spend the day with photographer Gareth Scanlon learning how to get the best photographs of these birds, as well as learning about their conservation and also viewing other wildlife in the area. A Good Day Out Event.

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

>Vintage Kilo Sale Cathays Community Centre, Cardiff. 10am-6pm, free. Info 029 2037 3144. Designer labels at £15 a kilo they’re saying! On tomorrow also.

SUNDAY 6

*Blue Honey x Cardiff Skateboard Club Summertime Cook Out Blue Honey Night Cafe, Cardiff. 3-11pm, free. Info 07512 247712. Featuring live music from The Biggest Thing Since Powdered Milk and Sock, various DJs, and food from BHNC and curry specalist Mr Singh.

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

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

Cycling: HSBC UK City Ride Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay (starting point). 11am-3pm, free. Info www.letsride.co.uk. What do you think of when you think of cycling? High street banks, right? Well, you will do soon.. This ride is 6km, casual, traffic-free and money-free, altnhough you have to register in advance.

Dragon Pro Wrestling: Endless Summer Rodney Parade, Newport. 6-9.30pm, £8 adv. Info facebook.com/dragonprowrestling. News on the grapevine, by which I mean the ticket page, is that The Wild Boar, Mike Bird, Sierra Loxton, Joe Mezinger, Elijah, Beano and more are all scheduled to appear.

>Essential Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 9.30pm, £11.50. Info 07538 878609. Cut-price 85-minute tour, by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Tue 8, Sun 13 (9.15pm start), Wed 16 (9.15pm start) and Tue 29 (8.45pm start).

>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. Also on Thurs 10, Sat 26 and Mon 28.

>Sheep 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 9, Sun 13, Wed 16, Sat 19, Wed 23, Sat 26, Sun 27 and Wed 30.

Smallholding For Beginners Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 9.45am-4.30pm, £130. Info 01600 714595.

Tramshred: Non-Stop 90s R’n’b, Old Skool And Anthems Workout Session 1 Tramshed, Cardiff. 10-11am + 11am-12pm, £12.50 adv. Info 029 2023 5555. Dance-themed exercise classes followed by prosecco brunch.

Weber Art Of Charcoal Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-2pm, £99. Info 01443 222716.

Wildlife Walks National History Museum, St Fagans. 2pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Discover what flowers you can plant in your garden for pollinators and other wildlife, and learn how you can create your very own back garden nature reserve.

MONDAY 7

>Beginners 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 21 this month.

Birds In A Cage Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Film Activity Days: Arrietty Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-3.30pm, £15. Info 029 2030 4400. Creative activities for ages 8-11 exploring the world and the themes of the above-listed film. Activities will include games, puzzles, arts and crafts. Also on Mon 21, with a different film.

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

Holiday Memory: Seaside Storybook Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

>Joy 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 21 in August).

Pirate Day & Have A Go Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 11am-4pm. Info 01639 881635.

>Summer At The Gate: Theatre School The Gate, Cardiff. 9.30am-5pm, £155/£125 per extra sibling. Info 029 2048 3344. Aimed at ages 14-19 and presented by Black RAT Productions. A final showcase performance will take place at the end of the week. (Until Fri 11)

>Summer Pony Workshop Liege Manor, Bonvilston, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-4pm, £150 (four days). Info 01446781648. Four-day course for kids aged 8+ who can already ride ponies independently. Course incorporates pony care, preparation for riding, tacking, general equine knowledge and  awards/achievements. Also on tomorrow, Thurs 10 and Fri 11.

>Write 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 21 (it takes place here every first and third Monday of the month).

TUESDAY 8

A Very Cunning Blackadder Quiz Gwdihw, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £1. Info 029 2039 7933.

>Dinosaur Detective Workshop National Museum Cardiff. 11am, 1pm + 3pm, £2. Info 029 2039 7951. Workshops suitable for ages 8 and under. (Until Thurs 10)

>Emboss It National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Make a cool copper bedroom door plaque embossed with your name. (Until Fri 11)

Felt Foxes Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Film Sewcials: Arrietty Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-3.30pm, £15. Info 029 2030 4400. Learn how to make different uses of miniature clothing and watch the movie Arrietty.

Flying Kites And Lazy Owls Caerphilly Castle. 11am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20. Info 01443 336000. Courtesy of the people, and birds, of Pembrokeshire Falconry.

Football: EFL Cup – Cardiff City v Portsmouth Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 7.45pm. Info 0845 3451400.

Jazzy Jam Jars & Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 11am-4pm. Info 01639 881635.

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

Wonderful Wall Letters Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am-3pm, £3/£2 kids. Info 01267 222775. Make wall letters with recycled wool and card.

WEDNESDAY 9

Country Games Day Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea. 10am-5.30pm. Info 01792 371206.

Dinosaurs & Acrobats Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 11am, pay by donation. Info 01970 623232. Games, workshops, surprising performances and a dinosaur picnic outside the venue.

>Family Crafts Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 10am-3pm, £1. Info 029 2034 6214. Family craft activities, the specifics of which change weekly. Also on Wed 16, Wed 23 and Wed 30.

Forest Badges Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

>Gallery Workshops Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-12.30pm, £10. Info 029 2030 4400. Explore the work of Megan Cope and Helen Johnson in this practical artist-led workshop. Also on Wed 23.

>Scriveners Writers’ Group The Badminton Club, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale. 8pm. Info 01495 753629. Also on Wed 23. Now in a new venue.

Snowcat Cinema: The Royal Tenembaums Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £8. Info 07933 844234. Movie screening in coffee shop.

Tailormade Totes Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am-1pm, £5. Info 01267 222775. Make a summer bag. For ages 8 and up.

Vale Of Glamorgan Agricultural Show Fonmon Castle Park, Vale Of Glamorgan. 6.30am-5.30pm. Info 07513 141698. Featuring over 200 trade stands, displays, produce for sale etc.

Zoolab Build A Dinosaur Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3 adv. Info 01639 881635. Sessions of 45 minutes all day.

THURSDAY 10

Audio Described Handling Session: Herbarium National Museum Cardiff. 2pm. Info 029 2039 7951. For visitors who are visually impaired. Book in advance please.

Drop-In Den Building Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am. Info 01639 881635. In the Orangery Gardens.

Hedgehog Houses Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

>Howl Mozarts, Swansea. 8pm, free. Info 01792 649984. Poetry open mic, every second and third Thursday of the month (also on Thurs 17).

Off Grid Gourmet Supper Club The Globe At Hay, Hay-On-Wye. 7pm, £30/£25 vegetarian. Info 01497 821762.

Printmaking Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £6. Info 01792 652016. Workshop aimed at ages 7+.

>Scrappy Sheep Club – Balancing Birds And Butterflies National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre, Llandysul. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3070. Make a model bird or butterfly that you can perch on the end of your finger when not in use. On tomorrow also.

Ship Lovers Group: Banana Boat Song National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-2.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. A look at the history of banana growing and transportation.

Sport In The Park Rogerstone Welfare Ground, Newport. 11am-4pm, £3/free adults. Info 01633 656757.

>Summer Science: Cracking Copper National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11.30am, 1pm + 3pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Join CBBC’s Jon Chase as he uncovers the fascinating properties of copper. Aimed at ages 7+; book in advance please. (Until Sat 12)

FRIDAY 11

Ceramic Owls Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Creative Jazz Workshop Muse Arts Centre, Brecon. 4pm, £10. Info 07791 654799. A Brecon Jazz event.

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.

Drip Paintings Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 652016. Workshop aimed at ages 7+.

Holiday Memory: Holiday Comic Book Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

>Llangwm Literary Festival Various venues, Llangwm, Pembrokeshire. 9.30am-12am, prices vary per event (many free). Info 07970 812050. Three-day event in a fishing village near Haverfordwest. Today begins with a talk and workshop by Romy Wood on ‘how to write your own story’, and also features events dedicated to bugs found in the hedgerow; how to read water; the centenary of the Russian Revolution and a Russian-themed open mic poetry session. Sat 12 features David Wilson in conversation with Jamie Owen; talks on Oliver Cromwell, the fallout of Brexit; the art of editing; Punjab stories for kids and a curry banquet with storytelling and music. Sun 13 features a recital of Mozart and Prokofiev by the Herschel Quartet; Brian John on ‘how to get published’; a foraging session with Julia Horton Powdrill; a talk on the ups and downs of writing historical fiction and a closing BBQ. Full details at www.llangwmlitfest.co.uk. (Until Sun 13)

>Solarsphere Penmaenau Farm, Builth Wells. 12pm, £45/£20 13-17-year-olds/free under-12s. Info office@solarsphere.events. Annual festival combining astronomy and music in a family-friendly yet somewhat psychedelically-inclined manner. Features live music from these acts: Poisoned Electric Head, Rckless Breakfast, Anubis, veryday Heroes, Granny’s Attic, Harriet, Ulysses, Access All Areas, Glas, Lost Boy, Rob Wheaton, Gareth Jones and Audio Riot. Comedy/cabaret from Science Ceilidh, Anita Shaw, Owen Niblock, Roger Hanson and Simon Emanuel. Speakers: Helen Mason, Julian Onions, Russell Parry, Mike Edmunds, JD Quenzer, Steve Tonkin, Pete Williamson, Emma Wride and Ronnie The Animatronic Dinosaur (I didn’t make the list but it says he’s speaking on it OK). Plus lots of workshops and, perhap most importantly, night sky observing. (Until Sun 13)

This Is Wrestling: School’s Out! Tylorstown Welfare Hall, Rhondda. 5-9pm. Info facebook.com/thisiswrestling2017. Indy wrestling division based in Tonypandy.

SATURDAY 12

Artist Talk: Tom Dale G39, Roath, Cardiff. 6.30pm, free. Info 029 2047 3633. In conversation with Ben Borthwick; part of the UNIT(e) series of artist talks here.

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.

Caerwent Craft Fayre Caerwent Village Hall, Monmouthshire. 2.30-4.30pm. Info cwmbran_crafts@hotmail.co.uk. Every second Saturday of the month.

Chepstow Agricultural Society Show Chepstow Racecourse. 9am-5pm, £10/£8 seniors/£4 under-16s/free under-5s. Info 01291 622260. Competitions, trade stands etc.

>Chepstow 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 July).

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 Aston Villa Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 3pm. Info 0845 3451400.

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

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

Music And Meditation M.A.D.E. Gallery & Shop, Cardiff. 7pm, free. Info 029 2047 3373. Sahaja Yoga meditation through music, including live perfomance of Indian classical music with voice, sitar, harmonium and tabla.

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

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

Summer Cider Cycle Various locations, Llanwrtyd Wells. Info 01591 610270. A fun bike ride of 14-25 miles, wherein you drink cider here and there: either Ralph’s or an obscure new name calling itself ‘Strongbow’.

>Summer Craft Fayre National Botanic Garden Of Wales, Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire. 10am-6pm, free after admission. Info 01558 667149. On tomorrow also.

>Summer Family Festival Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. Free. Info 01874 611622. Featuring live music, a preview of this year’s Jack & The Beanstalk panto, street theatre, craft, puppetry, face painting and food. On tomorrow also.

The Poetry Society’s Poetry Surgery Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10am-5pm, £30/£20 Poetry Society members. Info 01792 463980. With Helen May Williams.

Truthseekers Paranormal Investigations Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 8pm, £30. Info 01495 243252. Explore this building looking for ghostly activity in the company of Colin Symonds, who has been on TV.

Vegan Festival Queens Hall, Narberth. 11am, £11. Info 01834 869323. Hosted by Absolutely Fabulous Vegan Fayres.

Weber American Barbecue Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10am-2pm, £99. Info 01443 222716.

SUNDAY 13

Aberaeron Festival Of Welsh Ponies And Cobs Square Field, Aberaeron. 12pm, £7.50/free kids. Info www.aberaeronfestival.co.uk. Various displays from, or about, this specific breed of ponies.

Barry Island Handmade Market Barry Island train station. 11am-3pm, free. Info facebook.com/barryislandhandmademarket. Every second Sunday of the month.

Cyanotype Print Making Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-1pm, £45. Info 01600 714595.

Goats For Beginners Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-4pm, £105. Info 01600 714595. DID YOU KNOW? Goats’ favourite thing to eat isn’t actually rusty tins, they just have a habit of doing that if given the chance.

Ice Hockey: Pre-Season – Cardiff Devils v Nottingham Panthers Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 6pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

Marina Market National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

Pre-Loved Popup Market National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

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

>Tramshred: Non-Stop Drum’n’Bass Workout Session 1 Tramshed, Cardiff. 10-11am + 11am-12pm, £12.50 adv. Info 029 2023 5555. Dance-themed exercise classes followed by prosecco brunch. On tomorrow also.

*Where I’m Coming From Open Mic Tramshed, Cardiff. 4-7pm. Info 029 2023 5555. Featuring Hanan Issa, Abeer Ameer and Selena Caemawr, plus host Durre Shahwar. This is the inaugural event of a planned series which aims to promote BAME writers, poets etc in Wales.

MONDAY 14

BB Taylor Llandaff North & Gabalfa Library Hub, Cardiff. 10.15-11.15pm, free. Info 029 2078 5588. Summer Reading Challenge event.

BB Taylor And Yoshi The Monster Rhiwbina Library, Cardiff. 2-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2069 3276. Summer Reading Challenge event for ages 4-7.

Decoupage Shapes Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Holiday Memory: Letters And Postcards Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

Medieval Day, Standup Paddleboarding & Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am. Info 01639 881635. One of these things is not like the other.

>Meet A Meerkat National Botanic Garden Of Wales, Llanarthney, Carmarthenshire. 11am-4.30pm, £3 after admission. Info 01558 667149. Other animals are available at these shows but the meerkat gets top billing. On tomorrow also, plus Mon 21 and Tue 22.

>Rope Machine National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. It’s from the 19th century and it makes rope. Have a go on it. (Until Sun 20)

>Velotech Cycle Training Wales, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 9.30am-4pm, £495 (five days). Info www.cycletrainingwales.org.uk. (Until Fri 18)

TUESDAY 15

A Local Quiz for Local People: An Interactive League Of Gentlemen Quiz Gwdihw, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £1. Info 029 2039 7933.

>Baby Dinosaurs Family Workshops National Museum Cardiff. 11am, 1pm + 3pm, £2. Info 029 2039 7951. Take part in a noisy, sound based story about a baby dinosaur. Aimed at ages 7+. (Until Thurs 17)

Brilliant Block Printing Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am-3pm, £3/£2 kids. Info 01267 222775.

Football: Sky Bet Championship – Cardiff City v Sheffield United Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 7.45pm. Info 0845 3451400.

Hearing Loss Awareness In Music The Moon, Cardiff. 6.30-8pm, free. Info info@themooncardiff.com. Featuring a free hearing check and guest speakers from Hearing Loss Cymru and the Musicians’ Union among other things. Someone should do an ad campaign to make earplugs ‘sexy’ as has been done with condoms and probably other unsexy protective bodily adornments.

Mark Making With Ink Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

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

Wonderful Woolly Pompoms & Canoeing Taster Session Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3. Info 01639 881635. Sessions of 45 minutes all day.

WEDNESDAY 16

Beach Day Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea. 10am-5.30pm. Info 01792 371206. Lots of the sort of things you would do on the beach, but not on the beach. I’m sure it’s got more going for it than I’m implying.

Cathy Farr Fairwater Library Hub, Cardiff. 2-3pm, free. Info 029 2078 5583. Children’s author visit as part of Summer Reading Challenge.

Creative Writing Workshop For 6-11-Year-Olds Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-3pm, free. Info 01792 463980. With Eloise Williams. Book in advance please.

Japanese Wind Socks Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am-1pm, £5. Info 01267 222775. These items are more decorative than the windsocks at airports. In case you were wondering.

Stamps And Printmaking Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

>Summer Pony Days Liege Manor, Bonvilston, Vale Of Glamorgan. 10.30am-3.30pm, £40. Info 01446781648. Aimed at kids ages 3+, these days will feature riding, pony care, learning-based group activities, quizzes and games on learnt topics plus lunch. Also on Wed 30.

Swing Time Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Penarth. 8.30pm, £5/£4.40 adv. Info donnie@donniejoemusic.com. Swing and lindy hop night with live band Kitty And The Purramours plus The Medicine Man DJing.

Tea Dance Y Ffwrnes,  Llanelli. 2pm, £5 adv. Info 0845 2263510.

Zoolab Bug Hunt, Kayak Taster Session, PaCE & Have-A-Go Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am. Info 01639 881635.

THURSDAY 17

Animal Mask Making Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3. Info 01639 881635. Sessions of 45 minutes all day.

Ceramic Dogs Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £6. Info 01792 652016. Workshop inspired by Olivia Brown’s artwork and aimed at ages 7+.

Hungry Caterpillars Maesteg Town Hall. 2pm, £2.50. Info 01656 733269. Kids’ activities. In Bridgend on Sat 19; Porthcawl on Thurs 24.

Live Superstars Of Welsh Wrestling Y Ffwrnes,  Llanelli. 7.30pm, £12/£9. Info 0845 2263510.

>Pontardawe Festival Various locations, Pontardawe. Info facebook.com/gwyl-pontardawe-festival. Four-day annual festival featuring indoor and outdoor stages, live music, a dance parade, a folk service (in Gellionnen Chapel) and a street market. (Until Sun 20)

Sport In The Park Beechwood Park, Newport. 11am-4pm, £3/free adults. Info 01633 656757.

Weaving Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

FRIDAY 18

Cricket: Natwest T20 Blast – Glamorgan v Middlesex SSE SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff. 7pm. Info 029 2040 9380.

>Essential Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 9.30pm, £8. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Sat 26 (9pm start).

Holiday Memory: Summer Stationaery Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

Line Drawing Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Making Session Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £6. Info 01792 652016. Kids of seven and older can make bunting and party crafts ready for the gallery’s 40th birthday closing event. Will your child be paid for their labour? You’ll have to ask Mission about that.

>Prosecco Festival Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 6.30-11pm, £9.50. Info 01792 475715. Presented by JR Events & Catering. Prosecco seems like something that most people who drink it are largely indiscriminate about, so I’m not sure what the point is of a festival dedicated to it, but who knows. On tomorrow also, from 12.30-5pm and 6.30-11pm.

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

The Yoruba Blues: The Art Of Indigo Dyeing In Nigeria Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 8pm, free. Info 01267 222775. Talk by textile artist Lucille Junkere, who has a workshop here tomorrow.

SATURDAY 19

A Talk On The Colourful History Of Mission Gallery Mission Gallery, Swansea. Free. Info 01792 652016. Hosted by curator and lecturer Sally Moss.

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

>Cardiff Anime & Gaming Con Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, Cardiff. £16 both days/£9 Sat 19 only/£10 Sun 20 only. Info www.cardiffanemecon.com. Featuring exhibitors, performers, TCGing, game tournaments, talks and something called a Cosplay Masquerade with a £100 prize. On tomorrow also.

Charity Fundraiser For West Wales Domestic Abuse Service Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 8pm, £10. Info 01239 615952. Flutes Bubble Bar present an evening of live music, fun, cocktails and bubbles with a photo booth, prosecco bar, guest speakers, raffle and more.

Cycling: The Wiggle Wye Valley Warrior Chepstow Racecourse (starting point). 7.45am, £35 adv. Info 01291 622260. Featuring a choice of 49, 66 and 97-mile rides across the Wye Valley, Forest Of Dean (England! Oh no!), Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains etc.

Darts: Newport Masters The Neon, Newport. £15-£35. Info 01633 533666. Featuring Justin Pipe, Gerwyn Price, Jon Worsley, Andy Hamilton, Godfrey Bloom, Barrie Bates, Richie Burnett, Craig Gilchrist and Mark Dudbridge.

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

>Grand Medieval Mêlée Cardiff Castle. £2-£6. Info 029 2087 8100. Music, games, displays and have a go archery activities for the family. On tomorrow also.

Historical Association Talk National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 029 2057 3600. With Dr Maria Prtezler.

Hungry Caterpillars Carnegie House, Bridgend. 11am, £2.50. Info 01656 815757.

Ice Hockey: Pre-Season – Cardiff Devils v Braehead Clan Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 7pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

Jewellery Making For Beginners Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 11am, £6 adv. Info 01639 881635.

uMedieval Fun Week Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea. Info 01792 371206. Knights, dragons, maidens, challenges, quizzes, fancy dress etc. (Until Sun 27)

Pattern Making With Indigo Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 10.30am-4pm, £25. Info 01267 222775. Lucille Junkere with a workshop inspired by Nigerian resist textiles called Adire.

Pirate Day National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Crafts and storytelling.

uSouth Wales Pirate Festival Caldicot Castle & Country Park. 10am-5pm, £5.50 per days/£4 kids. Info 01291 420241. On tomorrow also.

SUNDAY 20

Attack! Pro Wrestling: WinterSlam 2 Walkabout, Cardiff. 6.45pm, £16. Info 029 2072 7930. The event name isn’t just lolrandom, it alludes to the WWE’s Summerslam event which will be screened in here after the Attack! matches.

Capoeira Street Roda Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 2-4pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. Local capoeira group Nucleo de Capoeiragem perform outside the venue, as a kind of showcase.

Dumb Wrestling Quiz Gwdihw, Cardiff. 4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7933. Also coinciding with Summerslam, this will also finish in time for the Attack! show listed above.

Ice Hockey: Pre-Season – Cardiff Devils v Krefeld Pinguine Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 6pm. Info 029 2038 2001. Kudos to Cardiff’s German opponents for going against the grain of choosing a big scary animal or thing for your team name, and going with ‘penguins’ instead.

Police Awareness Activity Day National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-5pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500.

MONDAY 21

Artist Talk: Kevin Hunt G39, Roath, Cardiff. 6.30pm, free. Info 029 2047 3633. Part of the UNIT(e) series of artist talks here.

Co-Operative Games Day Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am. Info 01639 881635.

>Ffatri Ffilm Ffwrnes Y Ffwrnes,  Llanelli. 9.30am, £40/£35. Info 0845 2263510. Film-making workshop aimed at ages 7-11. On tomorrow also; a workshop for ages 11-14 is on Thurs 24 and Fri 25.

Film Activity Days: Cars 3 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-3.30pm, £15. Info 029 2030 4400.

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

Heritage Tour Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 2pm, £5. Info 01495 243252. Have a look round this building and hear about its history.

Holiday Memory: Story Suitcase Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

>Junior Actors Workshop Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10am-1pm or 10am-4pm, £100/£70 per extra sibling (shorter courses) / £150/£120 per extra sibling (longer courses). Info 029 2030 4400. Aimed at kids aged 7-16, this is a full week of acting, singing and dancing which culminates on the final day with a show performed for friends and family. Email jamie@actorsworkshop.co.uk for more info. (Until Fri 25)

>Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival Various locations, Llandrindod Wells. Info 01597 823441. Annual event in this town celebrating Victorian history and culture, because why not. There are various activities around town plus one major one each day. Today begins with a procession led by a cosplaying Queen Victoria and continues with a Scottish Highland Evening Buffet. Tue 22: a Historic Cycle Cavalcade and a performance of Dickens’ Great Expectations. Wed 23: Sikes & Nancy, performed by Gerald Dickens. Thurs 24: music hall artiste Liberty Rose and An Audience With Charles Dickens. Fri 25: songs from Gilbert & Sullivan, an International Street Organ Festival, an evening of entertainment based on Victorian detectives and a talk about courtesan Catherine ‘Skittles’ Waters. Sat 26: The Ken Richards Commemorative Vehicle Display and The Victorian Grand Etiquette Ball. Sun 27: bid farewell to Queen Victoria before witnessing a Suffragette demonstration, music from the Llandrindod Wells Silver Band and a closing firework display. (Until Sun 27)

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

Wire And Bead Ornaments Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

TUESDAY 22

BB Taylor Canton Library, Cardiff. 11.45am-12.30pm, free. Info 029 2078 0999. Children’s author visit with Yoshi the monster and hamster friend. Summer Reading Challenge event.

Butterfly Sun Catchers Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Film Sewcials: Kiki’s Delivery Service Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-3.30pm, £15. Info 029 2030 4400. Learn how to make different uses of miniature clothing and watch this movie.

Grass Head Family & Have-A-Go Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3 adv. Info 01639 881635.

>Make Do And Mend Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am-3pm, £3/£2 kids. Info 01267 222775. Bring an item of clothing in need of repair and find a way to mend it. On tomorrow also, from 11am-1pm (suitable for ages 8 and up; price £5).

>Mill Lane Arts Week Various locations, Mill Lane, Cardiff. Free. Info hello@prithb-art.com. Week-long series of informal outdoor events where artist will work on the restaurant-heavy street during the day and interacti with passersby. There’ll also be a photography competition, a kids’ zone and a performance stage with opportunities for contemporary dance, choirs, singers and musicians. (Until Mon 28)

Nature Detectives: Mystery In The Park Bute Park & Central Library, Cardiff. 2.30pm, free. Info 029 2078 0953. Mystery solving and nature-based fun.

WEDNESDAY 23

>Creative Arts Workshops The Welfare, Ystradgynlais. 10am-2pm, £5. Info 01639 843163. Theatre workshop, culminatin in a perfornance at 2.30pm on Thurs 24. (Until Thurs 24)

Artist Talk: Georgie Grace G39, Roath, Cardiff. 6.30pm, free. Info 029 2047 3633. In conversation with Ben Borthwick; part of the UNIT(e) series of artist talks here.

Laminated Leaves Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

Music Networking: Introductions, Collaborations & Support The Moon, Cardiff. 7-9pm, free. Info info@themooncardiff.com. An informal networking event for anyone in the local music industry to introduce themselves and outline what they do.

Roald Dahl Show: Imagine That National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre, Llandysul. 1 + 3pm, free. Info 029 2057 3070. Book-themed kids’ adventure. In Welsh first, then English.

>Scrappy Sheep Club – Roald Dahl: Gobblefunk Bookmark National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre, Llandysul. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3070. Make a bookmark inspired by Roald Dahl. (Until Fri 25)

Spice Preview Night Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Info 07376 604291. 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.

>Zoolab & Have-A-Go Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3 adv. Info 01639 881635. also on Thurs 31.

THURSDAY 24

A Dinosaur Encounter Cardiff Castle. £4. Info 029 2087 8100. Take a close look at the dinosaur models, their bones and eggs and see the animals that were living at that time but are still alive today, including cockroaches, scorpions, lizards and snakes.

Egg Carton Creatures, RSPB & Standup Paddleboard Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm. Info 01639 881635.

>Ffatri Ffilm Ffwrnes Y Ffwrnes,  Llanelli. 9.30am, £40/£35. Info 0845 2263510. Film-making workshop aimed at ages 11-14. On tomorrow also; a workshop for ages 11-14 is on Thurs 24 and Fri 25.

Hungry Caterpillars Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 2pm, £2.50. Info 01656 815995.

Multi-Coloured Stars Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

>Swansea Bay Beer & Cider Festival Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 5-11pm. Info 01792 475715. Annual event featuring over 100 real ales and over 50 ciders and perries. Entry price includes a glass and programme. Starts at 12pm on Fri 25 and Sat 26. (Until Sat 26)

Tots Fun Day Newport Centre. 11am-3pm, £4 (£2 per extra child). Info 01633 656757. Games, music and taster sessions for young kids.

FRIDAY 25

>Beer & Cider Festival Joiners Arms, Swansea. 7pm. Info 01792 930067. Featuring live bands (TBC), a hog roast and a BBQ. And beer and cider. (Until Sun 27)

>Cardiff Harbour Festival Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff Bay. Free. Info 029 2087 2087. Annual event, one of six stops in this worldwide sailing competition. (Until Mon 28)

>Cider and Perry Palooza Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Free. Info 029 2030 4400. Lots of Welsh apples’n’pears booze for sale here. On tomorrow also, when there’ll also be a festival type thing in Chapter’s front garden.

Desert Island Picks: Bruce Robinson The Globe At Hay, Hay-On-Wye. 8pm. Info 01497 821762. Jasper Fforde hosts an informal onstage chat with yer man who wrote Withnail & I. He’ll be talking about both his life and his favourite music.

Friday Talk: Welsh Dinosaurs National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. By Palaeontology Curator Cindy Howells.

Get Crafty For A Big Bug Day Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3 adv. Info 01639 881635.

Holiday Memory: Experimental Printmaking Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

Outdoor Cinema: Elvis, That’s The Way It Is St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30pm, £9.50/£8.50 under-12s. Info 01446 799100. Outdoor cinema in which you are invited to sing along.

Stained Glass Birds Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran. 10am-3pm, £11.50/£9.50. Info 01633 483321.

>Street Food Cardiff Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. 5-11pm. Info info@street-food-cardiff.com. Food trucks, stalls, bars etc from Something Creatives, who were here last summer too and made this a popular destination. On every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Sun 24 Sept. Times: Fridays 5-11pm; Saturdays 10am-11pm; Sundays 10am-10pm.

>Surfy Shell Bracelets National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Make a bracelet… from, I imagine, shells. (Until Mon 28)

>The Discovery Beer Festival The Discovery, Lakeside, Cardiff. Free. Info 029 2075 5015. Two-day event featuring live music from Tomos Lewis Duo (Fri 25) and Acoustic Sinners (Sat 26), both from 8pm.

The Killer Novel Rhos Y Gilwen, Pembrokeshire. 5pm, £390/£345 if in a shared room (four days). Info 01239 841387. Four-day retreat wherein you can learn how to write crime fiction under the tutelage of Barry Forshaw. Price includes lunch and a hotel room. From 9am-5pm on Sat 26 and Sun 27; 9am-4pm on Mon 28. (Until Mon 28)

SATURDAY 26

Bogsnorkelling Triathlon Waen Rhyd bog, Llanwrtyd Wells. 11am. Info 01591 610270. Featuring an eight-mile run followed by two lengths of the 60-yard peat bog trench and then a 12-mile mountain bike ride.

>Carpenters’ Fellowship: Llys Llewellyn Roof National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Check up on the progress made on the restoration of a 13th century Anglesey church – the roof frame is being fitted this weekend. (Until Mon 28)

Cinema By the Sea: Jurassic Park Barry Island seafront gardens. 8-10.30pm, free. Info 01446 704737. Outdoor screening. A different movie is on tomorrow.

Craft Fair Clarence Hall, Crickhowell. 10am-4pm. Info 07419 131282.

Craft Fair Community Hall, Neath. 10.30am-3.30pm. Info ariancrafts@hotmail.co.uk.

>Crafty Devil: Wales And The West Crafty Devil Brewing, Ninian Park Road, Cardiff. 12-10pm, £5 per day. Info 029 2021 8099. Beer/music/food festival with beer from Left Handed Giant, Tenby Brewing Company, Grey Trees and Crafty Devil themselves; music from Hang 11, Applied Science, Windshake, Blood Slugs and more TBC; and food from El-Chilango and Mr Croquewich. On tomorrow also.

Curators Talk: Claire Feeley G39, Roath, Cardiff. 6.30pm, free. Info 029 2047 3633. Part of the UNIT(e) series of artist talks here.

Darts: Worthington Champions Of Champions 2017 St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 12pm, £10. Info 029 2087 8444. This debuted here last year and was very popular, featuring thousands of dartists playing very quick knockout matches throughout the day.

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

Margam Model Boat Club Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10am. Info 01639 881635.

Newton Fest 17 Newton Green, Porthcawl. 10.30am-10pm, free (charity donations welcomed). Info 01656 782215. Stalls, beer and music, the latter coming from (in chronological order) Tom King, Jo Thornton, Violent Hearts, Shy Warrior, The South Road, Jumping Jimmy & The Nice Guys, The Beats, Sarasota, The 1990s, Big Fat Blues Band, The Humming Birds, Greazy Ratz and Armonight. The contact number is for Porthcawl Town Council, who I think are involved in some way.

Pride Cymru Parade 2017 Churchill Way, Cardiff (starting point). 10am-12.30pm, free. Info 029 2087 2087. This year has an ‘icons and legends’ theme, in honour of its being 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised in Britain, but they don’t have to be gay icons.

>The Pilot Beer Festival The Pilot, Penarth. Free. Info 029 2071 0615. Two-day event featuring live music from Tobias Robertson (Sat 26) and Frazer Downie (Sun 27), both from 8pm.

SUNDAY 27

>Ancient Woodland Project National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Activities etc with the Woodland Trust. On tomorrow also.

Cinema By the Sea: Beauty And The Beast Barry Island seafront gardens. 8-10.30pm, free. Info 01446 704737.

>Classic Transport Rally Blaenavon World Heritage Centre + Workmen’s Hall. 11am-4.50pm, free. Info 07794 574572. On tomorrow also.

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

>Medieval Fun With The Company Of Chivalry Caerphilly Castle. 10am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20. Info 01443 336000. Archery and sword skills, weapons displays and demonstrations. On tomorrow also, from 10am-5pm.

Premium Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 8.30pm, £15. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings.

>Tall Tales From The Tower Tretower Court, Crickhowell. 11am-10pm, £22.50 weekend (£11.25 kids) / £15 per day (£7.50 kids). Info 0800 4118881. Beyond The Border and Cadw present a two-day festival of stories and music. Features Daniel Morden, Oli Wilson Dickson, Dylan Fowler, Sally Pomme Clayton, Peter Chand, Horatio Clare, Carl Gough, Baka Beyond and more. On tomorrow also, from 11am-6pm.

World Bogsnorkelling Championships Waen Rhyd bog, Llanwrtyd Wells. 10am. Info 01591 610270. Annual event here in mid-Wales which attracts hundreds of participants.

MONDAY 28

Dragons – Myths & Legends Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10am, £7/£5 kids. Info 01639 881635.

Gower Fairy Tales National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 1.30, 2.30 + 3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Bank holiday storytelling with harp accompaniment.

Holiday Memory: ‘Tantivying’ Merry-Go-Rounds Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Drop-in family workshop.

Pill Carnival Alexander Road, Newport (starting point). 12-7pm, free. Info 07951 445762. Featuring this year’s Carnival Queen, various floats and walking entries for the procession. plus a funfair, live music and DJs, cheerleaders, dance groups and more.

TUESDAY 29

Family Bushcraft: Fire Through The Ages Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10.30am-4pm, £3. Info 01639 881635.

>Sculpture Family Workshop National Museum Cardiff. 11am + 3pm, £2. Info 029 2039 7951. For ages 7+. (Until Thurs 31)

WEDNESDAY 30

Family Games Day Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 10am-3pm, £1. Info 029 2034 6214. Take your pick from lots of retro board games, crafts and activities for all the family to play and enjoy.

Elliecoptor Hoops Hoop Jam / Skill Share Cardiff & Vale College, Cardiff. 7-8pm, £5. Info 07934 011061.

THURSDAY 31

DIY Bookmarkers, RSPB & Archery Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 11am-4pm. Info 01639 881635.

Ice Hockey: Champions League – Cardiff Devils v Bili Tygri Liberec Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 6pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

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

Taith Iaith National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Practice your Welsh by learning about the museum’s dinosaur exhibits.

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