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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; half term break on Mon 20 Feb.

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; half term break on Mon 20 Feb.

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. Restarting on Mon 19 after a summer break. Led by Pauline Down and taking place most Mondays; ring ahead to check.

India Dance Wales Classes Highmead House, Lisvane, Cardiff. Info 029 2075 1158. For Grade 3 to vocational level. These classes are by special application only at various points in the month – not on specific days, hence listing them here. To apply write to admin@indiadancewales.com with previous dance experience and reason for wanting to join India Dance Wales.

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; half term break on Mon 20 Feb.

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Cardiff Central Sports And Community Centre, Ocean Way, Cardiff. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today features Cyr Wheel Beginners (6-8pm); Handstands Beginners (7.45-9.45pm); Youth Circus Wookies (age 7-9, 4.30-6pm); Youth Circus Ewoks (age 5-7, 5-6pm); Aerial Hoop L4 (6-8pm); Flying Trapeze L3 (7.45-9.45pm); Static Trapeze L3 (7.45-9.45pm); Aerial Hoop L2 (7.45-9.45pm); Aerial Hoop L3 (7.45-9.45pm) and Static Trapeze L4 (7.45-9.45pm).

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; half term break on Mon 20 Feb.

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.

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

Salsa Classes Missoula, Cardiff. 7.30-9.30pm, £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; half term break on Tue 21 Feb.

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.

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; half term break on Tue 21 Feb.

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; half term break on Tue 21 Feb.

Funkypump Fitness Universal Gym, Cardiff. 6pm. Info www.funkypumpfitness.co.uk. Boxing-based high-intensity workout with a house soundtrack. First session free. In this gym every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

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; half term break on Tue 21 Feb.

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 JK Club, Neath Rd, Briton Ferry. 8-10.30pm, £5. Info 07400 080101. Hosted by Frank, who also runs a similar class in Pencoed each Thursday. Lessons are from 8-9pm; there’s a disco from 9-10.30.

Life Drawing Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 6-8pm, £7.50. Info 07830 381930. Hosted by Cardiff Life Model. Moved from 10 Feet Tall

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Cardiff Central Sports And Community Centre, Ocean Way, Cardiff. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today: Hula Hoop beginners (6-7pm); Circus Mish Mash (7.45-9.45pm); Mixed Aerial (7.45-9.45pm); Youth Ground Skills – Jedi/Ewok (11+/9-11, 4.15-6pm) and Static Trapeze L3 (7.45-9.45pm).

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; half term break on Tue 21 Feb.

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

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.

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.

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.

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Cardiff Central Sports And Community Centre, Ocean Way, Cardiff. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today: Youth Acrobatics Jedi (11+, 4.15-6pm); Adult Acrobatics (6-8pm); Creative Circus L2, L3 and L4 (7.45-9.45pm).

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; half term break on Wed 22 Feb.

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.

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; half termbreak on Thurs 23 Feb.

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.

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 Universal Gym, Cardiff. 6pm. Info www.funkypumpfitness.co.uk.

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.

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.

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 Buena Class Little Shop Of Calm, Cowbridge. 8.30-10.30pm, free. Info 07800 565651. Beginners 8.30pm; improvers 9.30.

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

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.

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”. Fri 17 features special guests the Chuckle Brothers.

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.

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

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Cardiff Central Sports And Community Centre, Ocean Way, Cardiff. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today: Aerial Fitness (6-7.30pm); Flying Trapeze Taster (6-8pm, one-off, bi-weekly); Jedi – Aerial (11+) (4.15-6pm) Ropes & Silks L2 (7.45-9.45pm); Static Trapeze L2 (7.45-9.45pm); Ropes & Silks L3; (7.45-9.45pm); Ropes & Silks L4 (7.45-9.45pm) and Static Trapeze L2 (7.45-9.45pm).

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.

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 Universal Gym, Cardiff. 9.30am. Info www.funkypumpfitness.co.uk.

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

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.

NoFit State Circus: Youth Circus Cardiff Central Sports And Community Centre, Ocean Way, Cardiff. 10.30am-12pm, £7/£6 per session. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today: Youth Circus Wookies (age 7-9, 10-11.30am); Youth Circus Ewoks (age 5-7, 10.30-11.30am); Youth Circus Padawans (age 9-11, 11.30am-1pm).

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.

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 at this brand new market.

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

NoFit State Circus Classes And Courses Cardiff Central Sports And Community Centre, Ocean Way, Cardiff. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org. Today: Youth General Skills Jedi (11+, 12-2pm) and Youth Performance Jedi (11+, 2-4pm).

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.

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.

WEDNESDAY 1

uBeginners Show Girl And Burlesque Dancing Conway Road Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff. 8-9.15pm, £7/£60 for 10 weeks. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Steph. Every Wednesday until 22 Mar.

Border Country In Paint The Drill Hall, Chepstow. 7.30pm, £3. Info 01291 625981. Talk by Peter Wakelin, relating to the Ffiniau exhibition currently showing here (see Art listings).

uDark Sky Wales – Life In The Universe Penarth Pier Pavilion. 7.30pm, £8. Info 0844 8700887. Course introducing astronomy, the universe and the work currently being done to explore space, on here every Wednesday this month. Today’s topic is ‘The Origin Of Life On Earth’; Wed 8 is ‘Other Earths And Habitable Zones’; Wed 15 is ‘Detecting Life Elsewhere’ and Wed 22 is ‘Fermi’s Paradox’.

Make Do And Mend Class Carnegie House, Bridgend. 11am-12pm, £5. Info 01656 815757. With Rachael Bridgeman.

uOpen Level Chair Dance Conway Road Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff. 6.30-7.45pm, £7/£60 for 10 weeks. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Steph. Every Wednesday until 22 Mar.

uPremium Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 7.15pm, £15. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Fri 3, Fri 17 and Thurs 23.

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.

Young Art Force Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11.30am-2.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Open art class for anyone aged 14 to 24 to explore and respond to the Gallery’s exhibitions and collections.

THURSDAY 2

First Thursday Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £2.50. Info 029 2030 4400. Readings by writers TBC.

Joanna Rowsell Shand The Riverfront, Newport. 7.30pm, £20/£18. Info 01633 656757. A talk about life and the riding of pushbikes by Shand, who ‘medalled’ for GB in both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

Keith Williams: Back To The 80s Little Theatre, Neath. 7pm, £5. Info 01639 643462. Videos and “memories” from a fellow who claims to be the world’s first video conceptual artist. Seems a bit hard to verify, that.

FRIDAY 3

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.

Carmarthenshire Sports Personality Awards 2017 Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7pm, £10. Info 0845 2263510. It’s for honouring both sporting stars and unsung heroes y’know.

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. £3. Info 01633 664498. Nigel Jarrett will be talking about his new book Slowly Burning. Licensed bar available

Guest Chef’s Night Beach House, Oxwich Bay, Gower. Info 01792 390965. With Hywel Jones from Lucknam Park.

Holocaust Memorial Day Event: Talk By Peter Lantlos Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 6.30pm. Info 01495 243252. With the author of the book Parallel Lines.

Introduction To Greek Kitchen Basics Venue TBC, central Cardiff. 6.30-9.30pm, £35. Info 07870 131558. Cooking class hosted by Lia Moutselou, one of a new regular series – the next is on Fri 10.

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

Little Mice Club: The Weather National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10.30am-12pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Bilingual playtime for babies/toddlers.

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

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

Welsh Wrestling Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £12/£9 kids. Info 01873 850805.

Winter Italian Supper Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3pm, £170. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

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. On tomorrow also (from 10am-12pm), and every Friday this month.

SATURDAY 4

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

Cardiff Vegan Festival Civic Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-5pm. Info jeanette@viva.org.uk. Featuring free food tastings, advice, cookery demos, stalls etc.

Chinese New Year National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Creative family fun.

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.

Creative Writing Barnabas Arts House, Newport. 11am-12.30pm, £6. Info 01633 673739. Monthly class With local poet and tutor Mair De Gare Pitt.

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

uDon’t Do This At Home Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Science demonstrations using simple house hold equipment that you should definitely not try at home. (Every Saturday and Sunday until Sun 12)

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.

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

uFundamentals Of Improv Comedy: Weekend Intensive The Arches, Cardiff. 11am-5pm, £95 (two days). Info 029 2087 7959. Two-day course (on tomorrow also) run by Nathan Improv.

uGiants Of The Solar System Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Find out more about Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, aka the ‘gas giants’. (Every Saturday and Sunday until Sun 12)

uMuseum Ghost Walk National History Museum, St Fagans. 7pm, £15. Info 029 2057 3500. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Fri 10, Fri 17, Sat 18 and Sat 25.

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.

Parisian Bistro Supper Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3pm, £170. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

uPremium Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 7.15pm, £11. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Sat 18 and Sat 25.

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.

uStarman And His Dog Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Find pictures in the night sky by joining the stars together using imaginary lines in this show aimed at under-7s. (Every Saturday and Sunday until Sun 12)

Vertigo Pro Wrestling: Perfect Storm 2 The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £5-£15. Info 029 2048 3344. With wrestlers including Gideon, Eddie Dennis, Bishop and Panda Cub.

Vietnamese Street Food Pop-Up Kitchen – VietNom! Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 7-11pm. Info 07933 844234. Bahn mi, noodles and the like will be cooked up here, with proceeds going to a charity called Beauty With A Purpose.

Young Person’s Film Academy 2017 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-2.30pm, £12. Info 029 2030 4400. Return of this popular course for ages 9-12. Today is titled ‘How Films Are Made’. Followup classes are on Sat 11 Feb, Sat 4 Mar and Sat 11 Mar.

SUNDAY 5

Burlesque Dance Workshop Market House Dance Studio. Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff. 11am-12.30pm, £15. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. One-off taster workshop covering, poses, walks, simple choreography, glove peeling, working with a boa and chair dance. With Steph.

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

uChapter Sewcial Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 1.30-3 + 3.30-5pm, £40 (six sessions). Info 029 2030 4400. Sewing classes for ages 8-12 (earlier) and 10-14 (later). Also on Sun 12 this month.

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

Ice Hockey: League – Cardiff Devils v Manchester Storm Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 6pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

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

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

MONDAY 6

uAdvanced Cabaret Classes Conway Road Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff. 8-9.30pm, £7/£60 for 10 sessions. Info www.

cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Steph. Every Monday until 20 Mar.

Art Talk: Sue McDonagh Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 7pm, £4.50. Info 01656 815995.

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 20 (it takes place here every first and third Monday of the month).

TUESDAY 7

uExplore 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). Also on Tue 14 and Tue 28.

Meeting Local Health And Social Care Demand In The 21st Century Swansea Museum. 1pm. Info 01792 653763. Talk hosted by the Royal Institution Of South Wales, looking at the NHS in Swansea today. Similar talks are on every Tuesday this month.

Pontypool Local History Society Lecture Pontypool Museum. 2-3.30pm. Info 01495 752036. ‘The Welsh Land Settlement Society’ by Roland Ward.

WEDNESDAY 8

Friends Of The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 6pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Nick Cope talks about the Knap Of Howar and sacred geometry.

uScriveners Writers’ Group Royal Exchange, Brynmawr. 8pm. Info 01495 753629. Also on Wed 22.

Skill Builder: One-Pot Suppers Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 6-9pm, £90. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

THURSDAY 9

Audio Description Tour: Art In Wales National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. 11am, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Guided tour for visitors who are blind or visually impaired.

uEssential Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 8pm, £8. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Thurs 16 and Wed 22.

uHowl Mozarts, Swansea. 8pm, free. Info 01792 649984. Poetry open mic, every second and third Thursday of the month (also on Thurs 16).

Joe Swift The Riverfront, Newport. 7.30pm, £17. Info 01633 656757. TV garden designer talks about what happens behind the scenes at the Chelsea Flower show etc.

Quiz Night The Full Moon, Cardiff. 7-10pm, free. Info info@thefullmooncardiff.com. Presented by Left Suit Events.

Verdant Tap Takeover Brewdog, Cardiff. 6pm, free. Info 029 2023 1684.

FRIDAY 10

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.

My Greek Cuisine – The Greek Flavours That Nobody Tells You About Venue TBC, central Cardiff. 6.30-9.30pm, £35. Info 07870 131558. Class hosted by Lia Moutselou.

Premium Midnight Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 10.15pm, £15. Info 07538 878609.

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

SATURDAY 11

uBoutique Gift Markets Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-5.30pm. Info 029 2087 7959. On tomorrow also.

Caerwent 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 25).

uChepstow Farmers’ Market Cormeilles Square, Chepstow. 8.30am-1pm, free. Info 01291 626370. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month.

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.

Kiki Lovechild Clown Workshop Revue Studios, Belle Vue Way, Swansea. 2pm, £15. Info www.

bluestockinglounge.com. Kiki is one of the UK’s most successful cabaret clowns, and is here to teach you his skills via a series of games.

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

uLaughter And Gibberish Communication Training Llandaff North Community Centre, Cardiff. £150 (two days). Info www.

sparklylaughter.co.uk. Learn how to combine Laughter and Gibberish (this is a real thing, look it up) to improve your communication skills, boost your self-confidence, enhance your creativity and develop your innovative self. On tomorrow also.

Live At The Basement Valentine’s Party The Riverfront, Newport. 8pm, £5. Info 01633 656757. Featuring speed dating and live muic from Rogora Khart.

Mono Printing Carnegie House, Bridgend. 10am-1pm, £18/£10 NUS. Info 01656 815757. With Claire Hiett.

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

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

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

Rugby Union: RBS Six Nations: Wales v Scotland Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. 4.50pm, £40-£100. Info 08442 777888. Wales’ first home match of this year’s tournament (already sold out, unsurprisingly); Ireland visit on Fri 10 Mar.

Saturday Adult Art Classes Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Bookbinding sessions. Book in advance please.

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs? The Riverfront, Newport. 2pm, £16.50/£13.50 kids. Info 01633 656757. Kids’ show where you can test your knowledge against TV scientist Ben Garrod. In Brecon on Thurs 23.

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

St Teilo’s Day Mass National History Museum, St Fagans. 11am-12pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. With Staff and students from the Chaplaincy at Cardiff University.

Vintage Kilo Sale Portland House, Cardiff Bay. 11am-4pm, £1.50/£3 before 12. Info 029 2019 1806. Sift through five tonnes of vintage clothes which I’m sure are all really good and not junk, and buy it by the kilo (£15).

Young Person’s Film Academy 2017 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-2.30pm, £12. Info 029 2030 4400. This week’s course is titled ‘The Story Of Cinema’.

SUNDAY 12

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

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

Football: Barclays Premier League – Swansea City v Keicester City Liberty Stadium, Swansea. 4pm. Info 0870 400004.

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

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

Pre-Loved Pop-Up National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Second-hand/vintage goods.

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 26, and every fortnight after that.

Wedding Fayre Celtic Manor, nr Newport. 10.30am, free. Info 01633 413000.

MONDAY 13

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

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.

uSnooker – Welsh Open Round 1 Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 10am + 7pm, from £15. Info 029 2022 4488. Round 1 is on tomorrow also; round 2 is on Wed 15; rounds 3 and 4 on Thurs 16; the quarter-finals from 10am-2pm on Fri 17; the semi-finals on Sat 18 and the final on Sun 19. (Until Sun 19)

uVelotech Cycle Training Wales, Gabalfa, Cardiff. 9.30am-4pm, £495 (four days). Info www.cycletrainingwales.org.uk. (Until Thurs 16)

TUESDAY 14

Early 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.

Healthcare For The Future: Meeting The Challenges Swansea Museum. 1pm. Info 01792 653763. Talk by Hamish Laing, hosted by the Royal Institution Of South Wales.

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

The Herbivore: Vegan Valentine’s Supper Club Embassy Cafe, Cathays, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £25. Info simon@theherbivore.co.uk. Featuring five courses of presumably romantic fare.

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

WEDNESDAY 15

Are We Slaves To Our Genes? The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6/£3. Info 029 2048 3344. Talk by Dr Denis Alexander, who is a biologist and evangelical Christian who also believes in evolution. Love a good niche position, me.

Black Kettle Collective Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 3.30-5pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

Gardening Course: What To Prune In February National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-1pm, £30. Info 029 2057 3500.

Mary-Ann Ochota: A Spotter’s Guide To The British Landscape Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 7.45pm, £11.50/£10.50. Info 01874 611622. TV presenter and archaeology writer.

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

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

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

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.

WOW Women’s Film Club Screening National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. 9.30am-1.30pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Women-only screening of the movie Auto Da Fe. The 9.30am start time is when a bus leaves the Women Connect First office in Riverside. Book in advance please.

THURSDAY 16

Artes Mundi Lunchtime Talk National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Exploring different aspects of the show currently running here.

uDrop-In-And-Make Half Term Craft Workshops The Drill Hall, Chepstow. 2-4pm, £2. Info 01291 625981. Kids’ event, also on Thurs 23.

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

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

Open Space: Rebecca F. John Central Library Hub, Cardiff. 5.45pm, free. Info 029 2038 2116. Reading from her novels The Haunting Of Henry Twist.

Kendal Mountain Festival Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £15. Info 01970 623232. An evening of films, speakers and athletes.

uReal Ale & Cider Festival 2017 Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union. 2-11pm. Info 029 2078 1458. Annual event, on tomorrow also.

The Place Of Steel In The Industrial Heritage Of Wales Swansea Museum. 1pm. Info 01792 653763. Talk by Louise Miskell (Swansea University), hosted by the Royal Institution Of South Wales.

TJ Higgs Queens Hall, Narberth. 6.45pm, £22.50. Info 01834 869323. Spirit medium.

FRIDAY 17

Arcade Cafe The Gate, Cardiff. 7pm, £3.50. Info 029 2048 3344. An evening of classic gaming, hosted by The Arcade Vaults and featuring 15 vintage consoles and computers.

Real Ale & Cider Festival 2017 Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union. 2-11pm. Info 029 2078 1458.

Smelting And Selling: The Vivians And The Copper Trade In Nineteenth-Century Swansea Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 12.30-1.30pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Talk by Professor Louise Miskell.

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

TJ Higgs Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot. 7.30pm, £21.50. Info 01639 763214. Spirit medium.

Valleys Folk Ceilidh Blaenavon Rugby Club. 7.30-10.30pm, £3. Info 01495 790446.

SATURDAY 18

Brecon Craft Fair Market Hall, Brecon. 9am-4.30pm. Info 01495 753782.

Cardiff Anarchist Bookfair Cathays Community Centre, Cardiff. 10am-11pm, free (donations welcome). Info 029 2037 3144. Workshops, talks, debates, stalls, food, live music and more. Including books, I shouldn’t wonder. Anarchist ones.

uFamily Half Term Workshops National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. 11am, 1pm + 3pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. In conjunction with the Artes Mundi exhibition. (Until Sun 26)

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

February Holiday Workshop Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Come and explore what the Glynn Vivian has to offer families and children. Book in advance please. Also on Wed 22 and Thurs 23.

uFire & Ice Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. This half-term, discover what happens when things get really hot and when things get really cold. My assumption is that they start to get real. (Until Sun 26)

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

How? The Story of NCY 627 National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 01792 463980. Byron Gage talks about the NCY 627 bus.

uSpace Hunters Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Go on a treasure hunt in space to meet an astronaut, ride on a comet’s tail, look for an exploding star and more. Suitable for under-7s. (Until Sun 26)

uStar Tours Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. Info 029 2047 5475. Find out more about some familiar constellations, the planets, how stars are born and how they die. (Until Sun 26)

Talk: Ffiniau The Drill Hall, Chepstow. 2pm, £4/£3. Info 01291 625981. Event relating to the exhibition Ffiniau: Four Painters In Raymond Williams’ Border Country, featuring Professor Dai Smith and one of the four artists, Charles Burton, in conversation with exhibition curator Dr Peter Wakelin.

Try Gamelan St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 1-3pm, £8/£5 under-18s. Info 029 2087 8444.

SUNDAY 19

uDylan’s Animals Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Half-term activity in the Learning Space, inspired by the animals which feature in Dylan Thomas’ work. Tomorrow features a family workshop where you create a sculptural 3D animal mask (1-4pm); Wed 22 is a day off; on Fri 24 you can make printed tote bags and t-shirts. (1-4pm) . (Until Sun 26)

Open Mic Workshop Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 1-2pm. Info 07933 844234. Hosted by Cardiff Creative Writers.

Thai 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.

Welsh National Wedding Fayre Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 10am, free. Info 01792 475715.

MONDAY 20

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

Live Superstars Of Wrestling 2017 Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £12/£9. Info 0845 2263510.

uMake A Mini Lifeboat National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Activities inspired by the exhibition Hope In The Great War. (Until Sat 25)

TUESDAY 21

Cast, Dip, Stitch & Stain Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £8. Info 01792 652016. Collect items to cast and dip using alginate and plaster. Use these new skills to create unique small sculptures to work with at the next session on Fri 24.

uChinese Legends Family Workshop National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff. 11am, 1pm + 3pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Explore Chinese legends and make a piece of art inspired by the exhibition currently running. (Until Fri 24)

Half Term Children’s Class Carnegie House, Bridgend. 11-42pm, free. Info 01656 815757. With Communities First.

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

The Journey Of Being Patient- And Family/Carer-Centred Swansea Museum. 1pm. Info 01792 653763. Talk by Rory Farelly, hosted by the Royal Institution Of South Wales.

WEDNESDAY 22

Chinese Workshop: Drawing The Chinese Emperor’s Dogs Of Fo Swansea Museum. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 653763. Half-term workshop.

Craft At The Museum Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 10am-3pm, £1. Info 029 2034 6214. Drop-in session for half-term.

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.

February Holiday Workshop Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

Magical Islands: A Creative Writing Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10-3pm, free. Info 01792 463980. With Eloise Williams; aimed at ages 6-10. Book in advance please.

Poetry Open Mic Tino’s Swansea. 8pm, free. Info 01792 686914. With guest pot John Collins.

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

Words&Words&Words Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £5. Info 01970 623232. Poetry and spoken word evening.

WOW Women’s Film Club Screening Riverside Warehouse, Cardiff. 10am, £5.50/£3.50/free for refugees and asylum seekers. Info 07552 617321. Women and children-only screening of the movie Ernest & Celestine.

THURSDAY 23

After Hours Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. 6.30-10pm. Info 029 2047 5475. Adults-only nights where you can goof around on all the exhibits and drink a beer or whatever.

February Holiday Workshop Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

uThe ‘Lost’ Houses Of Cardiff Cardiff Castle. 6pm, £8. Info 029 2087 8100. Lecture by Matthew Williams, repeated on Tue 28.

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs? Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 2.30pm, £13/£11. Info 01874 611622.

The Painting Challenge Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 652016. Working from Anne Gibbs’ exhibition, come and take part in a giant collaborative painting.

Welsh Wrestling The Muni, Pontypridd. 6.30pm, £12/£9. Info 01443 490390.

FRIDAY 24

Cast, Dip, Stitch & Stain Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, £8. Info 01792 652016.

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.

The Cellae Bards Cellar Bar, Cardigan. 8pm, £3. Info 07818 056599. Monthly poetry group.

SATURDAY 25

Canu Cymraeg! Canton Uniting Church, Cardiff. 1.30-5pm, £15/£12. Info 07952 752823. Workshop teaching you to sing Welsh language folk songs, hosted by Pauline Down.

Egyptology Day Swansea Museum. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 653763. Learn the art of calligraphy, make a scarab fridge magnet, and write your name in hieroglyphics.

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

Ice Hockey: League – Cardiff Devils v Coventry Blaze Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 7pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

Jewellery Making Mission Gallery, Swansea. 10am-4pm. Info 01792 652016. Adult workshop.

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.

Seedy Saturday Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 11am-2.30pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. Share seeds, plants and unwanted garden equipment, whilst learning from experienced gardeners on everything from sharpening and maintaining your garden tools, to beekeeping.

Workshop: Fistful Of Spookies Queens Hall, Narberth. 10am-12.30pm, £12/£10 adv. Info 01834 869323. Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival event (see Music). Venue for these workshops is actually TBC, but the Queens Hall is the de facto base for the festival.

Workshop: Helen Chadwick Queens Hall, Narberth. 10am-12.30pm, £12/£10 adv. Info 01834 869323.

Workshop: Jez King Queens Hall, Narberth. 10am-12.30pm, £12/£10 adv. Info 01834 869323.

Workshop: Môr Ladron Queens Hall, Narberth. 10am-12.30pm, £12/£10 adv. Info 01834 869323.

SUNDAY 26

Guitar, Amp & Gear Swap / Sell Hobo’s, Bridgend. 10am-5pm, £3. Info www.hobosmusicvenue.com. This is a cool idea I reckon! There’s an area where you can test out gear pre-transaction, plus the bar is open all day so you can get pissed and make a purchase you regret.

Junk Modelling Workshop National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. See how scrap you throw away can be used to invent and make something original to take home.

Roller Derby: Tiger Bay Brawlers v Best Of Uk Double Header Cardiff Central Sports & Community Centre. Info

tigerbaybrawlers@gmail.com.

Workshop: Molara & Camilo Menjura Queens Hall, Narberth. 10am-12.30pm, £12/£10 adv. Info 01834 869323. Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival event.

TUESDAY 28

Heritage In Health Swansea Museum. 1pm. Info 01792 653763. Talk by Martin Thomas, hosted by the Royal Institution Of South Wales.

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