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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.

Ceroc The Gate, Cardiff. 7.45-10.45pm, £8/£6 NUS. Info 029 2048 3344. A fusion of salsa, ballroom, tango, hip-hop and jive. Classes are easy and relaxed.

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. 6-7pm, £7/£6. Info 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.

Musical Theatre The Riverfront, Newport. 5.45-8pm, £6/£5. Info 01633 656757. 7-11 years old: 5.45-6.45pm; 12 and up: 6.45-8pm.

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.

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 Ballet Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 6.15-7.30pm, £6. Info 029 2063 5614. Covering key ballet principles including developing core strength, improving posture, basic steps, flexibility and coordination. Hosted by National Dance Company Wales.

Beginners Contemporary Dance Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30-8.45pm, £6. Info 029 2063 5614. Exploring the basic principles of contemporary dance through a set of exercises. Hosted by National Dance Company Wales.

Bellydance Class Insole Court, Llandaff, Cardiff. 7.15-8.45pm, £7. Info 07824 784436.

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.

Knap Art Group All Saints Church Hall, The Knap, Barry. 2-4pm. Info glyn@glynpooley.com. Hosted by Glyn Pooley. Get in touch if you are interested in developing your creativity through learning to draw or paint.

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.

Morning Yoga Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 8-9am, £6. Info 029 2063 5614. A Vinyasa flow class, aimed to develop functional, athletic abilities and maximise strength. Hosted by National Dance Company Wales.

Music Tots The Riverfront, Newport. 9.45am-1.45pm, £3 per session. Info 01633 656757. Music and movement class for babies aged eight weeks to five years.

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: 5-6pm: Youth: Ewoks (5-7 years). 6-7pm: Hula Hoop. 6-8pm: Supervised Training, Creative Circus. 7.45-9.45pm: Mixed Aerial.

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.

Qigong Class Bute Park, Cardiff. 6-7pm, pay by donation. Info 07779 151916. More at www.bringingbalance.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.

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).

Student Night Cardiff City Table Tennis Club, Maindy Road Cardiff. 7-9pm, £2. 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.

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.

Ceramics For Adults The Riverfront, Newport. 6-8pm. Info 01633 656757.

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

Cheer Tots The Riverfront, Newport. 9.30-10.15am, £3. Info 01633 656757. Movement session for babies.

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.

FAN Group Meeting Temple Of Peace, Cardiff. 3pm, free. Info 07512 638792. FAN (Friends And Neighbours) groups offer the chance to meet people, speak about a chosen topic for one hour, and have a chat and a cuppa. More FAN meeting are elsewhere in Cardiff every Thursday and Saturday.

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

Newport Youth Dance The Riverfront, Newport. 4.15-6.15pm, £3 per session. Info 01633 656757. 7-10 years old: 4.15-5.15pm; 14-18: 5.15-6.15pm.

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; 8-9.30pm: Handstands.

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.

Breakdance The Riverfront, Newport. 6.30-7.30pm, £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.

FAN Group Meeting Cardiff Central Library. 5pm, free. Info 07512 638792.

Fitsteps FAB The Riverfront, Newport. 10-11am, £4. Info 01633 656757. Low intensity dance fitness workout.

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.

Hatch Youth Theatre The Riverfront, Newport. 4.30-6.30pm. Info 01633 656757. Hosted by Tin Shed Theatre.

Learn To Roller Skate Cardiff Central Youth Club, Cardiff. 6-7.30pm, £3. Info www.brawlers.co.uk. With Cardiff roller derby team Tiger Bay Brawlers. Also on every Sunday.

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.

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

Pilates Tramshed Studio, Cardiff. 12.30-1.30pm, £10/£8. Info www.tramshedstudio.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.

Dance Tots The Riverfront, Newport. 9.30-10.05am + 10.15-10.50am, £3 per session. Info 01633 656757. Parent/toddler dance and exercise session.

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 with 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+)

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

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.

FAN Group Meeting United Reformed Church Cafe, Windsor Place, Cardiff. 11am, free. Info 07512 638792.

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); Youth: Padawans (9-11 years); 12-1.45pm: Youth: Jedi Balance & Manipulation (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.

Learn To Roller Skate Cardiff Central Youth Club, Cardiff. 6-7.30pm, £3. Info www.brawlers.co.uk.

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: 3-4.30pm: Handstands; 3-5pm: Flying Trapeze Level 1; 5-7pm: Flying Trapeze Level 2 + 3.

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

Relaxing Sunday Yoga Class Parkminster United Reform Church, Roath, Cardiff. 6-7.30pm, £8.50. Info facebook.com/cardiffyoga.

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.

SUNDAY 1

Boutique Gift Markets Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-5.30pm. Info 029 2087 7959.

Cardiff Half Marathon Castle Street (start and finish point), Cardiff. 9.50am, free to spectate. Info 0845 3084001. Annual event which goes all around Cardiff – look at www.cardiffhalfmarathon.co.uk if you want to know where exactly. The 9.50am start is for wheelchair users; the main race starts at 10am.

Classic Fish Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3.30pm, £180. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

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

>Colourful Chemistry Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Take part in some colourful chemical reactions on stage in Techniquest’s Science Theatre. Suitable for over-7s. (At weekends until Sun 22)

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

>Essential Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 7.45pm, £11.50. Info 07538 878609. Cut-price 85-minute tour, by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Tue 3, Sun 8 (starting at 7.30pm from this date), Tue 10, Tue 17 and Sun 22.

>Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2017 Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 8pm. Info 029 2030 4400. Final day of this three-day event, featuring screenings of Pigtails, A Silent Voice and Mind Game. The festival also features a Japanese market area and some kids’ workshops. In Aberystwyth on Sat 28.

Love Live Music Awards 2017 The Neon, Newport. 3-5pm, free. Info 01633 533666. Hosted by Newport City Radio. Book in advance please.

>Perseus And Pegasus Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Follow this Greek mythological tale through story and trip around the night sky. Suitable for under-7s. (At weekends until Sun 15)

Quiz Night Acapela, Pentyrch, Cardiff. 8pm, £3. Info 029 2089 0862.

>Search For Life Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Beyond our Solar System, around distant stars, new planets are being found all the time. May they hold the secret we are looking for? Suitable for over-7s. (At weekends until Sun 15)

MONDAY 2

>6 Week Art Course The Gate, Cardiff. 7-9pm, £65 (six weeks). Info 029 2048 3344. Learn about different art styles and how to develop your own unique style. The focus for this course is landscapes, seascapes and mixed media. Every Monday until 6 Nov.

>Advanced Choreography Conway Road Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff. 8-9.15pm, £7/£60 for 10-week course. Info info@burlesquecardiff.co.uk. With Stephanie. Every Monday until 30 Oct. Suitable for dancers who have been in three or more of Stephanie’s shows before.

>Ballet The Gate, Cardiff. 4-6.45pm, £6.50/£5.50/£3 taster. Info 029 2048 3344.  Pre-primary (4-6 year olds) 4pm; primary (6-8 year olds) 4.45pm; grade 1 5.45pm. Tutor: Miriam Riseborough. Runs until Mon 18 Dec.

>Beginners Belly Dance Conway Road Methodist Church Hall, Cardiff. 6.30-7.4pm, £7/£30 for 5-week course. Info info@burlesquecardiff.co.uk. With Stephanie. Every Monday until 9 Oct.

>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 16 and Mon 30 this month.

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

>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. On tomorrow also.

How Do We Deal With The White Man? National Assembly Of Wales, Cardiff Bay. 12.30-4pm, free. Info ww.wearefio.co.uk. Fio, who are touring with a play The Mountaintop later this month (see Stage listings), host a race equality event celebrating Black History Month. Isaiah Hull is the host.

>Little Monkey Club Old Church Rooms, Radyr, Cardiff. 9.45am. Info 01656 649190. Children’s music classes, which have been going in Bridgend and the Vale for 10 years and are now launching in Cardiff. 9.45 + 11.05am: Rock’n’Roll; 10.25am: Jiggety-Jig. Every Tuesday until 12 Dec (half-term on Tue 31 Oct).

>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. Every Monday until Mon 18 Dec.

The Strings Of Song Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm, free. Info 01792 602060. Five poets read and discuss the poetry of Vernon Watkins, and share their own work. Book in advance please.

>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 16 (it takes place here every first and third Monday of the month).

TUESDAY 3

Behind The London Livery Companies – Objects And Stories Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 2pm, £8. Info 01874 611622. Discussion presented by The Arts Society Brecknock.

>Burlesque & Chair Dance Market House Dance Studio. Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10.30am-12pm, £7/£60 for 10-week course. Info info@burlesquecardiff.co.uk.With Stephanie. Every Tuesday until 31 Oct.

>Explore Books National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10.30am, free. Info 01792 463980. Discuss books and authors in a casual setting (no obligation to have read the books in advance). Also on Tue 10, Tue 17 and Tue 24.

Ice Hockey: Champions League – Cardiff Devils v Vaxjo Lakers Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 7pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

>Painting For Pleasure Carmarthen Community Education Centre. 10am-12pm + 1-3pm, £65 (10 weeks). Info 01550 777933 / sheridanjulieann@gmail.co.uk. With Julie Ann Sheridan. Every Tuesday until 28 Nov.

>Pilates The Gate, Cardiff. 6.30pm, £5.50-£7.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Beginners session. Runs until Tues 19 Dec.

>Roath Writers The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £3. Info 029 2048 3344. A space for writers of all levels to write, develop and share their work in an informal workshop environment..Every first two Tuesdays of the month (also on Tue 10 in September).

Script Slam Heat 1 Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £5/£3. Info 01792 863722. Heat 2 is on Tue 31.

>Watercolour Art Class Penarth Pier Pavilion. 10am-12.30pm, £105 (10 weeks). Info 0844 8700887. A range of techniques, taught by Pauline Williams every week until Tue 21 Nov.

WOW Film Club: Hidden Figures Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10am-1pm, £5.50/£3.50/free for asylum-seeking women. Info 07539 076680. Screening of a film about the African-American NASA employees who were instrumental in the space mission of John Glenn. Another WOW screening is in Cardiff tomorrow.

WEDNESDAY 4

Ask The Expert Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 2-3pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

>Beginners Burlesque Course Talent Shack, Penarth Road, Cardiff. 6.30-7.45pm, £7/£60 for 10-week course. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Stephanie. Every Wednesday until 1 Nov.

>Belly Dance – Persian Belles Talent Shack, Penarth Road, Cardiff. 7.30-8.45pm, £7/£30 for 6-week course. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Stephanie. Every Wednesday until 10 Oct (ie finishing next week).

>Chair Dance Talent Shack, Penarth Road, Cardiff. 8-9.15pm, £7/£60 for 10-week course. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. With Stephanie. Every Wednesday until 1 Nov.

>Glynn Vivian Young People Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-12pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Guided tour of the conservation studios.

>Pilates The Gate, Cardiff. 7pm, £5.50-£7.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Advanced session. Runs until Wed 20 Dec.

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.

>Scriveners Writers’ Group The Badminton Club, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale. 8pm. Info 01495 753629. Also on Wed 18.

The Art Of Conservation Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

What To Do Now In The Garden National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-1pm, £35/£26. Info 029 2057 3500. Morning course teaching you about autumn gardening.

*WOW Film Club: Daughters Of The Dust Butetown Community Centre, Cardiff Bay. 10am-1.30pm, £5.50/£3.50/free for asylum-seeking women. Info 07539 076680. This is a film from 1991 set at the start of the 20th century, about the Gullah women of South Carolina. Sounds great!

THURSDAY 5

>American Line Dance The Gate, Cardiff. 1.15-3pm, £3.50. Info 029 2048 3344. Runs until Thurs 19 Dec.

An Evening With Alexander McCall Smith Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 7pm, £9. Info 01600 772467. Jolly-faced author talks about and reads from his many books.

An Evening With Iolo Williams National Museum Cardiff. 7pm, £12/£6 kids. Info 029 2039 7951. TV nature boy talks about life and work in ruddy-cheeked fashion, as he did in Rhiwbina last month. I’m sure he would approve of my efforts to save the planet by recycling my listings.

BYOA – Bring Your Own Animation The Big Top, Cardiff. 7pm. Info 029 2022 8883.

>Character Course Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7-9pm, £200 full course. Info 029 2030 4400. Actors Workshop course, running every Wednesday until 26 Oct.

>Drawing Carmarthen Community Education Centre. 2.30-4.30pm, £65 (10 weeks). Info 01550 777933 / sheridanjulieann@gmail.co.uk. With Julie Ann Sheridan. Every Thursday until 30 Nov.

>Essential Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 7.45pm, £8. Info 07538 878609. By Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Thurs 12 and Wed 18 (both 8pm start).

First Thursday Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £2.50. Info 029 2030 4400. New poetry and fiction, this month with Aamer Hussein and Mab Jones.

Kemi’s Storytelling Suppers Kemi’s, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 7pm, £14. Info 029 2037 2055. Monthly gathering, this edition featuring guest storytellers Steve Killick and Mikey Price. Speaking of price, the price includes food.

>Pavilion Kids Art Club Penarth Pier Pavilion. 4.15-5.15pm, £5 per session. Info 0844 8700887. Weekly events for ages 5-11, every Thursday until 14 Dec. This month: Wire Craft (today), Create Your Own Logo (Thurs 12), Party Masks (Thurs 19) and Natural Wall Hanging (Thurs 26).

Royal Institution Of South Wales President’s Invitation Lecture 2017 Faraday Lecture Theatre, Singleton Campus, Swansea University. 7pm, free. Info 01792 295665.

>Watercolours Carmarthen Community Education Centre. 12-2pm, £65 (10 weeks). Info 01550 777933 / sheridanjulieann@gmail.co.uk. With Julie Ann Sheridan. Every Thursday until 30 Nov.

Young Art Force Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-2pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

FRIDAY 6

An Introduction to Swaps: Photographs From The David Hurn Collection National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Talk by Brownwen Colquhoun.

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.

Cwtsh First Fridays: Time In Time Cwtsh, Newport. 7.30pm, £3. Info 01633 664498. With special guest David Hando, former Newport councillor and general pillar of the community sort.

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.

Hollie McNish + Vanessa Kissule Ffresh, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £15. Info 029 2063 6464. Two UK performance poets. McNish has won a Ted Hughes Award and people have spoken highly of her to me.

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

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

>Little Monkey Club Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 9.30am. Info 01656 649190. 9.30am: Heigh-Ho; 10.25am: Rock’n’Roll; 11.05am: Jiggety-Jig. Every Friday until 15 Dec (half-term on Fri 3 Nov).

>Museum Ghost Walk National History Museum, St Fagans. 7.15pm, £15. Info 029 2057 3500. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Fri 13, Fri 20, Tue 24 (7.30pm start), Thurs 26 and Fri 27.

Psychic Sally Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 6.30pm, £25. Info 01495 243252. The show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.

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

SATURDAY 7

>60s Film Festival National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10.30am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Today features a Black History Month talk from Abu Bakr Madden al Shabazz, and screenings of A Taste Of Honey and Help!. Tomorrow has screenings of Billy Liar, The Italian Job and Paradise Lost – The 60s.

An Evening With The United Legends Ebbw Vale Sports Centre. 6pm, £25/£35 VIP. Info 01495 357777. That’s Manchester United, and the legends are David May, Norman Whiteside, Clayton Blackmore and Mickey Thomas. Clayton Blackmore was (and presumably still is) related to my primary school headmistress, and she was going to get him to appear at our sports day or something when he was in the first team. It didn’t happen though.

>Antiques, Art & Design Fair Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 11am-5pm, £4. Info 01639 881635. Held in the Orangery. On tomorrow also, from 11am-5pm.

A Well Spun Yarn: Tales Of Threadwise Thinking Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 11am, free. Info 01267222775. With Angela Maddock.

Biology And Geology Rock! National Museum Cardiff. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Interactive family events for Biology Week and Earth Science Week.

Black History Month: A Day Of Celebration National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500.

>Book Swap National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. On tomorrow also.

Burn Series Adventure Race Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10am. Info 01639 881635. Running, cycling and kayaking with two distances to chose from: one for beginners and children and the other for more experienced adventure racers.

Contemporary Australian Music Instrumental Workshop The Riverfront, Newport. 10am, £11. Info 01633 656757.

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.

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.

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

Fashion Object Mission Gallery, Swansea. 11am-4pm, £25. Info 01792 652016. Create an object which can exist on or off the body, with Anna Lewis. Materials provided.

Filling Holes: A Workshop On Visible Mending with Thread Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 1-4pm, £25. Info 01267222775. With Angela Maddock.

Film Club: Iris Prize 2017 Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 3-6pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Featuring screenings of Burger, Followers and a specvial feature TBC. Curated by Joan Jones.

Fun Palaces Cardiff Story, The Hayes, Cardiff. 10am-3pm, free. Info 029 2034 6214. Take part in art, science and craft activities; learn new skills and try new hobbies.

>Gower Cider Festival Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea. 10am-11pm. Info 01792 371206. Sample various local ciders, including the venue’s own, and taste some freshly-pressed apple juice. There’s a Gower roast too, and a BBQ. On tomorrow also.

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

>Imran Nathoo’s Indian Supper Club Pettigrew Tearooms, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £40. Info kitchenclonc@gmail.com. Hosted by noted local chef Imran Nathoo. See the Foodie Focus column for more. Also on Sat 28.

Junior Actors Workshop Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10am-1pm, £115/£70 full course. Info 029 2030 4400. Actors Workshop course, finishing this week but starting up again in early November.

Life Drawing Classes Oriel Davies, Newtown. 10.15am-1.30pm, £20. Info 01686 625041. With Caroline Ali, every first Saturday of the month.

Newport Food Festival Newport city centre. 9am-5pm, free. Info newportfoodfestival@newport.gov.uk. This is sponsored by Tiny Rebel and has some 80s stalls plus demonstrations, competitions and live entertainment I think.

>Oktoberfest The Depot, Cardiff. 4pm, £10 adv. Info www.depotcardiff.co.uk. Boisterous Germanic beery traditionalism, featuring waitress table service, oompah bands, street food etc. Also on Sat 14 and Sat 21.

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.

>Premium Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 7.45pm, £11. Info 07538 878609. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Two-hour tour walking through woodlands, ruins and graveyards. Also on Fri 13, Sat 14, Sat 21Wed 25, Fri 27 and Sat 28 (7.15pm start).

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

Seasonal Italian 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.

>Swansea Model Railway Show 2017 LC Swansea. Oystermouth Road, Swansea. 10am-4pm, £5/£2 under-16s/free under-14s. Info 01792 466500.

The Big Draw – Extreme Weaving National Wool Museum, Dre-fach Felindre, Llandysul. Info 029 2057 3070. All-day family activities.

The Welsh At Passchendaele National Museum Cardiff. 1pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Talk by Jonathan Hicks about a WWI battle of 1917.

Three Wine Men Autumn Spectacular Tasting City Hall, Cardiff. 12-3 + 4-7pm, £28/£25 early bird. Info clare@threewinemen.co.uk. Oz Clarke, Tim Atkin MW and Olly Smith preside over a big room of wine tasting, plus masterclasses etc.

>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.

Wedding Fayre Caldicot Castle & Country Park. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01291 420241.

SUNDAY 8

10K For £10k Principality Stadium, Cardiff (starting point). 10am-1pm, £10 to register/£5 under-16s/free to spectate. Info info@gthc.org.uk. Memorial walk for George Thomas Hospice Care. Runners are asked to raise £100 or more in sponsorship.

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

British Academy Cymru Awards 2017 St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £96.50/£66.50 BAFTA members/£51.50 NUS and BAFTA members. Info 029 2087 8444.

Cardiff Alternative Freshers’ Fair Womanby Street, Cardiff. 2-7pm, free. Info 029 2023 2199. Stalls, DJs, live music, street food etc, to usher the new students into the city. Clwb Ifor Bach, The Moon, Fuel and Castle Emporium are participating.

Conversations Before The End Of Time: Sean Vicary Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 2-5pm, £4. Info 01239 615952. First of seven chats with Welsh artists, daily until Sat 14.

Curators Cabinet Of Curiosities – 1960s National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-2.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

Friends Festival Talk Great Hall, Swansea University Bay Campus. 2pm, free. Info 01792 475715. With Stephen Johnson; a Swansea International Festival event. Book in advance please.

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

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

NoFit State Circus: Flying Trapeze Taster Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. 11am-1pm, £15/£13. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org.

Spirit Of ‘58 Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff. 11am, £5. Info 029 2023 2199. Pre-match party for the football later, featuring live bands and DJs.

>Tuneless 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 22, and every fortnight after that until the end of the year.

MONDAY 9

An Evening With Colonel Al Worden Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare. 7.30pm, £17.50/£12.50. Info 0300 0040444. Dark Sky Wales present a chat with one of 24 people to have flown to the moon, indeed one of the first in 1971.

An Evening With Judy Murray Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 7pm, £20 adv. Info 01600 772467. AKA mum and coach of Andy Murray. Price includes a copy of her new book Knowing The Score.

Conversations Before The End Of Time: Debbie Rees Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 7.30-10pm, £4. Info 01239 615952.

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

Football: World Cup Qualifier – Wales v Ireland Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 7.45pm, £5-£50. Info 0845 3451400.

>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 23 in October).

TUESDAY 10

A Galaxy Of Starchitects – Clyde Binfield Queens Hall, Narberth. 11am, £10. Info 01834 869323. West Wales Decorative And Fine Arts Society lecture.

>Art Babas Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10.30-11.30am, free. Info 01792 516900. A guided play session for ages 0-3. Also on Tue 24.

Build Your Own Pavilion Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10am-2pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. This free creative school workshop is designed specifically for Art/Design students and introduces CAD software and develops design skills.

Conversations Before The End Of Time: Jess Allen Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 7.30-10pm, £4. Info 01239 615952.

uIris Prize 2017 Cineworld, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £135 full weekend pass. Info www.irisprize.org. Annual LGBT film festival. Check full listings at the website above, or the printed programme which Buzz assembled. In total the six days of events includes nine programmes of short films competing for the overall Iris Prize; three programmes of shorts competing for the Iris Prize Best British; three programmes of Super Saturday shorts when the finalists are revealed; 10 new feature films; six Q&A sessions with visiting feature film directors; four talks; access to the 2017 Producers Forum, the Opening Night celebrations (which is today at the time listed above, and is opened by Angharad Mair), and the inaugural Iris Carnival, an all-day extravaganza combining, music, food and film. (Until Sun 15)

Lord Heseltine In Conversation With Jamie Owen Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £15.50. Info 01792 475715. That’s Michael Heseltine to me and, hopefully, you. Why is he appearing at the Swansea International Festival? Because he was born here.

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

WEDNESDAY 11

>Explore Acting Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7-9pm, £185 full course. Info 029 2030 4400. Actors Workshop course, running every Wednesday until 29 Nov.

>Oktoberfest Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 5-11pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. Quality German beers straight from the source, and fairplay to Chapter they were doing this annual event back when LITERALLY no-one else cared about drinking good beer. On from 5pm-12.30am on Fri 13; 12pm-12am on Sat 14. (Until Sat 14)

>SkillsCymru 2017 Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 9.30am-3pm + 4.30-6pm. Info 029 2022 4488. Wales’ biggest careers and skills event. On tomorrow also, from 9.30am-3pm.

Urban Chicken Keeping Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 6.30-9pm, £12. Info hannah@greencityevents.co.uk. Hosted by Green City Events.

THURSDAY 12

2017 All Star Golf Day Celtic Manor, nr Newport. 9am, £995 to enter for team of three people. Info 01633 413000. Play 18 holes in the company of some celebrities, more than likely rugby players. Followed by a presentation dinner. I assume it’s also possible to go and spectate, but I can’t find a ticket link for that.

Audio Description Tour National Museum Cardiff. 11am-1pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Gallery tour for the visually impaired.

Bread Making With Hobbs House Bakery Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 6.30pm, £65. Info 01600 714595.

Conversations Before The End Of Time: Avi Allen Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 7.30-10pm, £4. Info 01239 615952.

>Gin Festival Cardiff Portland House, Cardiff Bay. 6.30-11pm, £16. Info 029 2048 7602. Featuring overr 100 gins, live music, cocktails, food and some free samples (£16 worth? It remains to be seen). Also on from 12.30-5pm on Sat 14 and Sun 15. (Until Sun 15)

>Howl Mozarts, Swansea. 8pm, free. Info 01792 649984. Poetry open mic, every second and third Thursday of the month (also on Thurs 19).

Retrofest Kongs, Cardiff 4.30-10.30pm, £2. Info info@kongsbars.com. Pop-up fashion festival celebrating independent fashion and accessory brands, art, music, vegan food, drinks and more.

Ship Lovers Group National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-2.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

SWDFAS Lecture: The Relevance Of Rome Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 2pm, £6. Info 029 2030 4400. Lecture by Sam Moorhead.

>X-Scream Rhondda Heritage Park. 6.30-10.30pm, £16.99. Info info@x-scream.com. Immersive, interactive and indeed spooky theatre set in the grounds of this park, returing after a successful first year in 2016. Takes place in hour-long slots. On every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday this month, plus Mon 30 and Tue 31. Tickets are £19.99 on Fri 13, Sat 14, Fri 20, Sat 21 and Mon 30; £22.99 on Fri 27-Sun 29 and Tue 31.

FRIDAY 13

50th Anniversary Dinner Dance Coldra Court Hotel, Newport. 7pm-12.30am, £30 adv. Info 01633 263670. Celebrating 50 years of the Dolman Theatre with a three-course meal plus live entertainment.

Conversations Before The End Of Time: Simon Whitehead Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 7.30-10pm, £4. Info 01239 615952.

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.

>Dinosaur Babies After Dark National Museum Cardiff. 6-11pm, £29.99. Info 029 2039 7951. That price gets you a look round the Dinosaur Babies exhibition, a screening of Jurassic Park and some food. On tomorrow also.

Fantastic Fossils! National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Talk by Luke Parry.

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.

>Men’s Roller Derby Association: 2017 Championships Cwmbran Stadium. Info www.mrda.org. Hosted by MRDA Member League South Wales Silures.

>Museum Late Ghost Walk National History Museum, St Fagans. 9.45pm, £16.50. Info 029 2057 3500. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Fri 27.

Ready Player 3 feat. Game Grumps & Jacksepticeye Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 7.30pm, £30-£64. Info 029 2022 4488. “A live gaming event that is not to be missed! The three will be playing games, making jokes and having a blast in front of a live audience.” Yes, if you really loved your child you would be happy to pay over 60 quid so they could sit in an arena and watch some people from the internet play computer games.

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

Welsh Wrestling Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot. 7.30pm, £13/£10. Info 01639 763214.

SATURDAY 14

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

Boxing: Land Of Dragons Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Centre. 6.30pm, £35/£50-£60 VIP/£10 under-16s. Info 0117 9496699. Featuring the Welsh lightweight championship match between Gavin Gwynne and Henry Janes as top draw.

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

>Chepstow Farmers’ Market Cormeilles Square, Chepstow. 8.30am-1pm, free. Info 01291 626370. Every second and fourth Saturday of the month (also on Sat 28 in October).

Conversations Before The End Of Time: Ruth Jones Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 7.30-10pm, £4. Info 01239 615952.

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.

>Ewart Parkinson Film Award Weekend Masterclass Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. £35 (two days). Info 029 2030 4400. Two days of practical film-making advice aimed at ages 13-19. Limited to 15 places so get booking. On tomorrow also.

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

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

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.

Ice Hockey: Challenge Cup – Cardiff Devils v Guildford Flames Ice Arena, Cardiff Bay. 7pm. Info 029 2038 2001.

>Jump Season Opener Chepstow Racecourse. 11.55am. Info 01291 622260. Start of the winter season, featuring seven races per day. On tomorrow also.

>Made In Roath 2017 Various venues, Roath, Cardiff. Prices vary per event (many events free). Programme to date follows, more TBC. The Gate: Open Exhibition Preview, 6-8pm; Wonderbrass, 8pm (Sat 14); BREW community gathering in the cafe, 11.30am;,Philosophy Cafe in the bar, 8pm (Tue 17); Prose & Poems with Will Ford, Lloyd Markham and Zillah Bowes, 7.30-9.30pm (Wed 18); Youth Theatre Workshop one-off drop-in session, 11am-1pm; Collage hands-on art session, 10.30am-1.30pm; family-friendly film screening of The Red Balloon, 4.30pm; Roathbud, films made by Cardiff based film makers, 7.30pm (Sat 21). Inkspot: a programme of artist led activity and exhibitions (Sat 21 + Sun 22). Terra Nova Cafe: Octopoet poetry evening, 7-10pm (Thurs 19); Just A Minute, 7-10pm (Sun 22). Cathays Library: The Balloon Girl And The First Fatal Flight Of Mademoiselle Albertine, 4.30-6pm, Tue 17. Greggs, Wellfield Road: Roath Rocks the Rooftops with Wyburn & Wayne plus live music TBC (Sun 22). Plus Open Houses, performances, happenings and exhibitions on Sat 21 and Sun 22, and a Longer Tablesstreet event at Plasnewydd Road & Community Gardens and Mackintosh Community Centre & Gardens: (Until Sun 22)

>Monmouthshire Food Festival Caldicot Castle & Country Park. 10am-4.30pm, £5/free under-12s. Info 01291 420241. On tomorrow also.

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

Museum Friends Lecture National Museum Cardiff. 10.30pm, £10. Info 029 2039 7951. ‘The Archaeology Of Upland Gwent’, by Frank Olding.

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 until the end of the year.

Nuno Felt Scarves Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4pm, £90. Info 029 2048 4611. With Claire Cawte.

Saturday Adult Art Classes Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

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.

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

The Big Draw: Family Trees National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12.30-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

WasteLess Dinner Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 7-10.30pm, £25 adv. Info hannah@greencityevents.co.uk. Lia’s Kitchen, Green City Events and Penylan Pantry present a dinner inspired by food donations that would have otherwise been wasted and produce grown or made using a close to ‘zero-waste’ ethic.

Weave A Willow Handbag Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-4pm, £95. Info 01600 714595.

SUNDAY 15

Eternity With Love Wedding Fayre Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10am, free. Info 01639 881635.

German Beer Festival Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. 5-11pm, £15/£12 adv. Info 01792 475715. Oktoberfest event. Not sure what if anything you get for the entry price, apart from entry itself.

>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 Sun 22.

Revolution Pro Wrestling Tramshed, Cardiff. 5pm, £20 adv/£15 standing. Info 029 2023 5555. First Cardiff event for this wrestling company. Confirmed to feature so far are ‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey and ‘The Pride of Wales’ Eddie Dennis.

The Sunday Sessions: Poetry Readings Octavo’s Wine Bar, Cardiff Bay. 2-4.30pm, free. Info 029 2049 1220.

We Are One Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Drop-in activities and events to celebrate the revamped GVAG being open for a year.

Wedding Showcase Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 11am, free. Info 01495 243252.

MONDAY 16

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

TUESDAY 17

A World Of Mystery: The Life Of Mrs Watts-Hughes Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, Merthyr Tydfil. 6.30pm, free. Info 01685 727371. A look at the life of Victorian-era south Wales singer, philanthropist and inventor of the eidophone. She sounds great.

From Paint To Page: An Ekphrastic Writing Group The Gate, Cardiff. 7.45-9.30pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2048 3344. New monthly group offering writing in response to visual art.

Music Networking: Introductions, Collaboration, Support The Moon, Cardiff. 7pm, free. Info info@themooncardiff.com. Hosted by Creative Republic Of Cardiff.

Pale Blinds presents Swn10 Castle Emporium, Cardiff. 6.30-10.30pm. Info www.thecastleemporium.co.uk. Screening of a two-part film nominated for a Bafta Cymru award.

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

Script Cafe Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £4.50/£3. Info 01792 863722.

WEDNESDAY 18

Beginners Household DIY Little Man Coffee Co, Cardiff. 6.30-9pm, £12. Info hannah@greencityevents.co.uk. Hosted by Noreen and Green City Events.

Nightmare Vision: David Lynch Inspired Workshop Inkspot, Cardiff. 8-9.15pm, £4. Info 029 2049 0254. Obv this is riding on the Twin Peaks obsession of the minute but it’s not fully clear what will happen at this. Two performers, James Ellis and Tabitha Sue Fry, feature in some capacity. There are more TP-related events here on Fri 20.

Open Mic Spoken Word Extravaganza 44 Ye Olde Murenger House, Newport. 7.30pm, £5/£3. Info 01633 263977. With Wendy Holobrow and Mari Griffith.

Skill Builder: Thai 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 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.

THURSDAY 19

>Lecture: Cardiff’s Civic Art Treasures Cardiff Castle. 6pm, £8. Info 029 2087 8100. By Matthew Williams. Also on Tue 24.

Open Mic Night Imperial Hotel, Merthyr. 7.30pm. Info mjenkins1927@gmail.com. With special guest Mike Jenkins, who is launching a book as well.

Open Space: Katherine Stansfield & Kate Hamer Central Library Hub, Cardiff. 5.45-7pm, free. Info 029 2038 2116. With the authors of Falling Creatures and The Doll Funeral respectively.

Ray Mears St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £25/£17.50 under-16s. Info 029 2087 8444. New show titled Born To Go Wild, a clever pun on the Steppenwolf song title Born To Be Wild I daresay.

FRIDAY 20

An Afternoon With Kev Johns Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 2pm, £9. Info 01792 475715.

An Evening With Michael Buerk Acapela, Pentyrch, Cardiff. 8pm, £22. Info 029 2089 0862. BBC news mainstay pontificates on his career.

David Hurn Discusses Swaps: Photographs From The David Hurn Collection National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. See Upfront for our interview with Hurn.

Hidden Twin Peaks: Laura Palmer Fanfiction & The Monologue Lady Inkspot, Cardiff. 8-9.30pm, £5. Info 029 2049 0254. Weeping Tudor Productions with an evening that seems to be part live theatre, part fancy dress fan convention.

Live Superstars Of Welsh Wrestling Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen. 6pm, £12/£9. Info 0845 2263510.

>Midnight Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 10.15pm, £15. Info 07538 878609. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on from Sat 28-Tue 31.

>Narberth Beer Festival Queens Hall, Narberth. 6pm. Info 01834 869323. Featuring over 20 cask ales, live music, local food and entertainment over two days (on tomorrow also).

Nigel Mason – Folk Dancing Rhys Pritchard Hall, Llandovery. 7.30pm, £5. Info huwpudner@ntlworld.com. Price includes food and drink.

Peg Loom Weaving Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-1pm, £50. Info 01600 714595.

>Pentreffest Autumn Festival Rudry Parisdh Hall, Cardiff. £55 (three days). Info 029 2023 2970. Pentreffest Noz present a weekend of bals, dance and music workshops and other events. Artists invited include Varsågod (Swedish music) and Jenny Demaret & Sylvain Guehl (French music), with dance tutors Sylvian Sahli & Sonia Almeida (Bal Folk). More info: rudry2017@pentreffest.org.uk. (Until Sun 22)

>Premium Ghost Tour Cardiff Castle. 7.15pm, £15. Info 07538 878609. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. Also on Tue 24 (7.30pm start) and Sun 29-Tue 31.

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

Weave A Willow Herb Spiral Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 10am-12.30pm, £45. Info 01600 714595.

SATURDAY 21

Artist Talk: Helen Sear Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 3-4pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Artist, currently exhibiting here, talks to GVAG curator Stuart Cameron.

Autumn And Christmas Craft Fayre All Hallows RC Church, Miskin. 12-4pm. Info 01443 204830.

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

>Building The Wicker Man National History Museum, St Fagans. 12-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. Family-friendly drop-in sessions. On tomorrow also, and on Sat 28.

Cardiff Postcard Fair Penylan Community Centre, Cardiff. 10am-3.30pm, £1. Info 029 2069 3040. Hosted by the South Wales Postcard Club.

Dark Skies Photography Humble By Nature, Penalt, nr Monmouth. 5-7.30pm, £55. Info 01600 714595.

Dungarees Dress The Boneyard, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 2-5pm, £25. Info twinmadethings@gmail.com.

>Exploring Gamelan Repertoire – Pelog St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 10am-4pm, £70 (two days). Info 029 2087 8444. Workshop led by Arts Active. On tomorrow also.

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

>Graham The Ghost Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. £1.50 after admission fee. Info 029 2047 5475. Use science to help Graham get back his glow. Suitable for under-7s. (At weekends and during half-term until Sun 5 Nov)

Jane Austen: Naval Valour And Family Values National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 11am, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Talk by Andrew Varney of Swansea University.

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

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

>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, in the Digital Planetarium. Suitable for over-7s. (At weekends and during half-term until Sun 5 Nov)

TEDXAberystwyth Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 10am, £10-£20. Info 01970 623232. TED talks on the theme of ‘taking lessons from history forward’.

The Big Draw: Living History Sketch Up National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

SUNDAY 22

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

Kidsmarkets Family Sale Cowbridge Leisure Centre. 11am-12.30pm, £1.50/kids free. Info 07760 802088. Featuring 30 stalls of great quality new and pre-loved baby and children’s items.

NoFit State Circus: Acrobalance Four Elms Road, Adamsdown, Cardiff. 5-7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 029 2022 1330 / www.nofitstate.org.

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

Philip Pullman Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 3pm, £10. Info 029 2063 6464. Famed author in conversation with Horatio Clare, presented by Literature Wales.

Ron Skilton Memorial Half Marathon Various locations, Llanwrtyd Wells. Info 01591 610666. An off-road half marathon with donations going to the Motor Neurone Disease Association. In memory of former Green Events treasurer Ron, who died in 2005.

South Wales Boat Jumble Margam Park, nr Port Talbot. 10am. Info 01639 881635. That’s a jumble sale, but for boating equipment. Shop wisely at these things and you may be able to maintain the cost of running a boat while being merely middle class, as opposed to upper-middle class.

Unique Vintage Experience Barnabas Arts House, Newport. 11am-4pm, free. Info 01633 673739. Variosu vintage goods for sale.

MONDAY 23

Sean Kelly And The Stars Of Storage Hunters Grand Theatre, Swansea. 8pm, £21.50. Info 01792 475715. People from scavenge-tastic American TV show hit the stage to do some standup comedy and auction household items for charity.

Wales African Film Festival Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 5 + 7.30pm, £7.75/£6.50. Info 01792 602060. This festival has screenings across Wales, with the two this evening being the October events in Buzz’s area. They are Liyana (5pm) and Difret (7.30pm). More info on the films etc at www.watch-africa.co.uk.

TUESDAY 24

Tea Dance Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 2.30pm, £5 adv. Info 0845 2263510.

WEDNESDAY 25

Clothes Swap Copper Bar, Swansea. 7.45pm, £5. Info 01792 652016. Presented by Mission Gallery. Bring five pieces of unwated clothing with you.

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

Games Wales Social The Big Top, Cardiff. 6pm, free. Info 029 2022 8883.

Reading Between The Wines Book Club The White Hart, Llangybi. 7.30pm, free. Info www.readingbetweenthewinesclub.com. Monthly book club of an informal nature. This month’s book is Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys.

Science Cafe National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 7.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600.

THURSDAY 26

After Hours Techniquest, Cardiff Bay. 6.30-10.30pm, £10/£8 adv. Info 029 2047 5475. Evening session for adults, with an obligatory Halloween theme this month.

Hogwhats Pub Quiz Bierkeller, Cardiff. 6.30-10.30pm. Info 0845 533 3000. Harry Potter-themed pub quiz. They want you to wear fancy dress and all.

No Such Thing As A Fish Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £18/£16 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. This is a live podcast thing and it’s sold out sorry.

Royal Institution Of South Wales Swansea Museum. 7.30pm, free. Info 01792 653763. Staff of Swansea Museum talk about some of their favourite collections and objects.

Taith Iaith National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Welsh learners session.

The Great Big Stranger Things Quiz The Depot, Cardiff. 6-9pm. Info www.depotcardiff.co.uk. Hosted by The Braintrust. Teams of up to six people. Features lots of 80s music.

FRIDAY 27

Are You Sitting Comfortably? National Museum Cardiff. 1.05pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Emyr Davies, talks about the challenges of keeping furniture in top condition in a busy open-air museum like St Fagans.

A View On Wildlife Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 6pm, £8/£6. Info 01646 695267. Experts share images and stories of their experiences working with wildlife – both on land and underwater.

Birthday Blackout Poetry Workshop: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. Free. Info 01792 463980. As part of the Museums at Night celebrations, an afterhours workshop where about the exciting possibilities of Blackout Poetry.

Live Superstars Of Welsh Wrestling Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7pm, £12/£9 kids. Info 01633 868239.

Museums At Night Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 6-8pm, free. Info 01792 516900. Billed as “an evening of ‘magical spaces’ and experimentation, with live music, workshops and performance”. Not sure of personnel.

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

SATURDAY 28

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

Boxing: Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev Principality Stadium, Cardiff. 5pm, £40-£500. Info 029 2023 2661.

Cinnamon Press Poets: Lizzie Fincham & Jan Fortune Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 3.30-4.30pm, £3/£2. Info 01792 463980. Poetry reading.

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

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

Creating A Warp And Threading A Handloom Craft In The Bay, Cardiff Bay. 10.30am-4pm, £135 (two days). Info 029 2048 4611. With Laura Thomas. On tomorrow also.

Creative Writing Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10.30am-12.30pm, free. Info 01792 463980. With Natalie Ann Holbrow. For ages 6-10.

Diwali Mela National Museum Cardiff. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Featuring performers, dancers and stall holders from the India Centre Cardiff.

Especially When The October Wind: Poetry Workshop Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-3pm, £3-£10. Info 01792 463980. Adult workshop with Lizzie Fincham.

Football: Sky Bet Championship – Cardiff City v Millwall Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 3pm. Info 0845 3451400. “It’s the most wonderful tiiiime of the yeeeear…”

Halloween Disco Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 6-9.30pm, £2.50/£1.50 kids. Info 01495 243252. Family event.

>Halloween Half Term Fun Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea. 10am-5.30pm. Info 01792 371206. Kids’ activities including craft, pumpkin carving, pottery and colouring competitions. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

Halloween Happenings: Ghostly Knights Cardiff Castle. Free with entry. Info 029 2087 8100. Spooky storytelling and combat displays around the castle.

Halloween Party Welcome To Town, Llanrhidian, Swansea. 6pm-2am, free. Info 01792 390015. Featuring fancy dress, cocktails and live music from Karl Morgan.

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

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2017 Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Info 01970 623232. Featuring screenings of Napping Princess, Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale, Genocidal Organ and Mind Game.

>Makers’ Market National History Museum, St Fagans. 10am-5pm, free. Info 029 2057 3500. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Meat And Poultry Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3.30pm, £180. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

Porthcawl Halloween Ball Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 8pm, £10. Info 01656 815995.

Royal Institution Of South Wales Annual Local History Book Fair Swansea Museum. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 653763.

Saturday Family Workshops Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 10am-1pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

>Swing Dancing Intensive Weekend Beginners Course Cathays Community Centre, Cardiff. 10am-2pm, £45/£35. Info 07960 364624. Social partner dancing to the big band music of the jazz era; sign up on your own, or with a partner. On tomorrow also.

>The Creeps Three Doors Up, Queens Arcade, Cardiff. 1-6pm, free. Info danmitchellcomedy@hotmail.co.uk. Welsh comedian Dan Mitchell presents an interactive storytelling event for Halloween weekend, featuring new and established writers. (Until Mon 30)

The Science Of Computer Games National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 1 + 3pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Drop-in event hosted by PowerUP.

The Welsh Drum Fair Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 10am-5pm, free. Info 01685 384111. Annual (as in, it was also here last year) event showcasing variosu top drum brands. There’ll be various free workshops plus drum clinics which are £5 each (£3 under-16s) or £12 for all of them (£6 under-16s).

>Trail Of The Unexpected National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Search the galleries to locate 10 objects and uncover the facts behind them. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

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

Unknown Wales Conference National Museum Cardiff. 10am-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Celebrating Welsh wildlife. Book in advance by emailing info@welshwildlife.org.

Vintage Kilo Sale St Catherine’s Church Hall, Pontcanna, Cardiff. 10am-5pm, free. Info hall.stcatherines@gmail.com.

Wales Gluten Free Food Show 2017 Radisson Blu, Cardiff. 10am-4pm, free. Info festival@coeliac.org.uk. The first Welsh event of its kind, this is organised by Coeliac UK and features food stalls, talks, cookery demos and ‘mythbusting sessions’.

>Weird History – Smelly Old Bags! National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-3.30pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Drop-in sessions where you can learn about how things smelled in the past. Spoiler: bad. (Until Mon 30)

Young Makers Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. 2-4pm, free. Info 01792 516900.

SUNDAY 29

Abseil Apocalypse Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff. 12-8pm. Info info@gthc.org.uk. A George Thomas Hospice Care fundraising event.

Alldayer Soul Dance Sketty Park Social Club, Swansea. 2-8pm, pay by donation (£1-£5 recommended). Info 01792 290336. In aid of Cancer Research UK

>Halloween Party Nights Gower Heritage Centre, Swansea. 6-9pm. Info 01792 371206. Seasonal family evening activities. Book in advance please. (Until Tue 31)

>Halloween Nights National History Museum, St Fagans. 6-9pm, £15/£8 under-16s. Info 029 2057 3500. After-dark creepy activities including the burning of the Wicker Man. (Until Tue 31)

>Happy Birthday Dylan Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 10am-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Self-led family activities including creative writing, making a mini comic, puppets, games, reading corner, crafts and dressing-up costumes, all inspired by Dylan Thomas. Also on Tue 31, Thurs 2 Nov and Sun 5 Nov.

Music From The Animal Kingdom National Museum Cardiff. 3pm, £5. Info 029 2039 7951. Featuring music by Hsiang Tu and a talk by Julian Carter, the museum’s Principal Conservator (Natural Sciences).

Roast! Angela Gray’s Cookery School At Llanerch Vineyard, Hensol, Vale Of Glamorgan. 9.30am-3.30pm, £180. Info 01443 222716 / www.angelagray.co.uk.

MONDAY 30

Happy Birthday Dylan Big Birthday Bash Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea. 1-4pm, free. Info 01792 463980. Family-friendly celebration with themed crafts, face painting, poetry activities, badge making, cake and much more.

>Midnight Premium Llandaff Ghost Walk City Cross, Cathedral Green, Llandaff (meeting point). 10.15pm, £11. Info 07538 878609. Presented by Cardiff History & Hauntings. On tomorrow also.

>October Half Term National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon. 11am-4pm, £2. Info 029 2057 3550. Make an antefixa, a Roman tile with a scary face on it, out of clay. (Until Fri 3 Nov)

>Tales And Limericks With Blandaff The Baard Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenafon. 12-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3650. Family activities based on traditional Wales. Also on Wed 1 and Fri 3 Nov.

TUESDAY 31

Autumn Afternoon Racing Chepstow Racecourse. 11.15am, £15 adv. Info 01291 622260. Featuring seven jump races across the day.

Creepy, Crafty Halloween Workshop Insole Court, Llandaff, Cardiff. 2-4pm, £5. Info 029 2116 7920. Drop-in half-term workshop.

Football: Sky Bet Championship – Cardiff City v Ipswich Town Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. 7.45pm. Info 0845 3451400. I mistyped the visiting team’s name as Ipswitch which would in fact be a clever and on-brand one night only Halloween rename! Pay me £3,000 if you want to use it.

Halloween Caldicot Castle & Country Park. 5-9pm. Info 01291 420241.

Halloween Spooky Funday National Waterfront Museum, Swansea. 12-4pm, free. Info 029 2057 3600. Drop-in family activities.

In The Footsteps Of The Green Lady Caerphilly Castle. 10am-4pm, £7.95/£5.20. Info 01443 336000. Family trail.

>Me And My Pet Portrait National Museum Cardiff. 11.30am, 1.30am + 3.30pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951. Come and see the portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet with her pet parakeet and draw your own portrait with favourite pet (real or imaginary) (Until Fri 3 Nov).

Natural Sciences Halloween Open Day National Museum Cardiff. 10am-4pm, free. Info 029 2039 7951.

Script Slam Heat 2 Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £5/£3. Info 01792 863722.

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