Now The Bass Presents Back2The90s – 26th Dec
Top Buzz, made up of DJ Jason Kaye and MC Mad P, described as the “forefathers of the early 90s,” along with a line-up of other DJs, will be taking the crowd back in time at this event. With old-school rave, classic house and garage, this Boxing night will be one to remember.
Tickets cost £12.50 + £1.60 booking fee
Tenby Boxing Day Swim – 26th Dec
The Tenby Boxing Day Swim started in 1970 and has developed into Tenby’s main Christmas attraction. With everyone swimming for charity, the majority in fancy dress, Boxing Day in Tenby is a great way to extend the Christmas fun (and burn off those Christmas calories!)
Best Ever Christmas Show – 27th Dec
Children will love this fun-filled festive show. The show is being brought to life by some of the best-loved names in children’s TV, including stars from Cbeebies and Milkshake! With songs, snow and Santa, this show is exactly what it says in its name, providing Christmassy fun for all the family.
Tickets cost £18.60 – £38.40
Maddie Jones – 28th Dec
Maddie Jones is bringing her music to The Moon Club in Cardiff. Influenced by everything from folk to funk, the South Wales singer-songwriter’s music is unique and interesting. With a new EP freshly released, this live music event is bound to be a great night.
Tickets cost £4.40 (including booking fee)
Swan Lake – 29th Dec – 31st Dec
The greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to life by Tschaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. Being performed by The Russian State Ballet of Siberia, this stunning take on the tragic romance and the dual role of Odette/Odile is unmissable.
Tickets: £15.00 – £35.00
Chroma – 29th Dec
Chroma will be launching the aptly titled ‘Claddu 2016’ single at this live music event. Including support from Merthyr rockers, Local Enemy, and two local Cardiff bands, Cadno and Hyll, there will be plenty on for everyone. After the bands, there is also a DJ set from DJ Hubert Von Herkommer.
The Bowie Experience – 30th Dec
After losing the iconic David Bowie this year, this event is a must. The Bowie Experience is the world’s favourite tribute to David Bowie. You are guaranteed a brilliant night of music, celebrating all the greatest hits, along with all the greatest outfits.
Ticket prices are £12.00 with a £1.20 booking fee
The NYE Voodoo Revue – 31st Dec – 1st Jan
Featuring live music from Johnny Cage & the Voodoogroove, Junior Bill and M I L K, this night is sure to be great fun. Rocky Horror fancy dress is encouraged as there will a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the sing-along cinema. There will also be burlesque dancers, a silent disco and more.
Tickets cost £15.00
New Year’s Eve Party at Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland – 31st Dec – 1st Jan
Skate in the New Year at Cardiff’s magical Winter Wonderland. There will be a family funfair, live music from local duo El Primo and singer Luke Andrews, ice-skating and at midnight, a spectacular firework display. Bring in 2017 with a bang!
Ticket prices: £6.50 – £9.50
Peter Pan – 31st Dec – Jan 8th
Christmas may be over but panto season is still in full-swing. Take a flight to Neverland and join star-studded cast, including David Hasselhoff and Mike Doyle, for this performance of Peter Pan. There will be singing, dancing, magic, laughter, fairy dust and plenty of fun for everyone.
Tickets cost between £14.00 and £35.00
words CONNIE MATTHEWS