Cardiff Anarchist Bookfair – Sat 18 Feb
Cathays Community Centre hosts a collection of workshops, hot debates and literature on all things anarchist. Feel free to get your Guy Fawkes mask on and make a donation to your favourite rebel cause.
St. David’s Hall are to host a Valentine’s Day special featuring the greatest works of classical musicians from Bruch to Tchaikovsky to treat your better half to, and for a reasonable price too. Chocolates and flowers are so last year…
The Sound of Murder – Until Thurs 16 Feb
A relatively well-known cast lead William Fairchild’s play at Swansea’s Grand Theatre. Be prepared for a gripping mystery in this period drama.
Tickets: £9.50 – £16
Will – Thurs 16 Feb
The aptly named Little Theatre in Neath adapts Tom Stoppard’s original play about the life of one of history’s most revered bards, William Shakespeare.
Country Superstars – Fri 17 Feb
If Dolly Parton impersonators tickle your fancy, look no further than the Neon Arena, Newport. No doubt other clones of well loved C&W stars will join in the Stetson hoedown.
Arts Mundi 7 – Until Sun 26 Feb
Chapter and the National Museum Cardiff show the wonderfully bizarre pieces of the Artes Mundi 7 nominated artists.
Are We Slaves To Our Genes? – Wed 15 Feb
Dr Denis Alexander leads a discussion at the Gate, Cardiff, from the perspective of an evangelical Christian who believes in both the theory of evolution and God’s divine creation. Good job he’s in Cardiff and not the Deep South.
Tickets: £3 – £6
Anton & Erin – Sun 19 Feb
Lock up your grandmas, Anton du Beke is back with dancing partner Erin Boag in a night of complex ballroom dancing in an authentic ballroom atmosphere in St David’s Hall. Probably best avoided if you have a weak stomach, there’s likely a lot of spinning involved…
Micky Flanagan – Fri 17 Feb
Micky Flanagan Cockney swaggers onto the stage in Grand Theatre, Swansea, for a night of guaranteed hilarity. Worth taking kids over 16, they’ll laugh at anything.
The Sandinistas/The Mirror Trap/Sahara – Tue 14 Feb
The Tredegar based band descend upon Clwb Ifor Bach as they embark on their first ever UK tour.
words MAXWELL JONES