Be inspired by the beautiful Welsh landscape and get your paintbrushes ready for a creative art. Held in the idyllic countryside of north Ceredigion, workshops are separated into different art themes from animals to ancient architecture. Finish the day off with a tasty homemade teacake.
Mind Body Sprit Festival ( Llangollen Pavilion) – Tue 7 Feb
Unwind your mind in Llangollen for a cleansing detox. The Mind Body Spirit festival showcases over 60 stalls including beauty and health products, alternative healing and psychic readings. Balancing your inner chi, this alternate festival will have you feeling fresh, relaxed and possibly a whole lot clearer about your future.
Enjoy the crisp cold weather with an intriguing walk around Dinefwr Castle and Park. Surrounded by stunning landscapes, the historical castle has played an iconic role in Welsh history. The walk offers a hands-on experience while learning the wondrous secrets and histories of castle.
Tickets: Event is free but admission charges may apply. £7.27 for Adults, £3.63 for Children
Macbeth – Tues 7 Feb – 15 Feb
Live from Caerphilly Castle, Macbeth and his ruthless wife are driven to madness in the pursuit of absolute power. Although performed in Welsh, non-speakers can still enjoy the Shakespeare favourite with Sibrwd (language app).
Tickets: £14 – £15
Jack Whitehall: At Large – Tue 7 Feb + Wed 8 Feb
Stand-up comedian Jack Whitehall is back at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena with his eccentric sense of humour and his brand new show At Large.
Tickets: £25.50- £32.50 (Excluding booking fee)
Find your inner musician and be amazed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ harmonious melodies. Performing Petruska, the music tells the Russian folk story of three puppets’ experiences of love and jealousy. This magical interpretation continues the orchestra’s performances of Stravisnsky’s ballets.
Tickets: £15 – £37 ( Additional £3.95 Ticket Service Charge)
Syjunta Weekend at Fforest Farm – Fri 10 – Sun 12 Feb
Syjunta means ‘people getting together to sew and socialise’ in Swedish. Escape to Fforest Farm for a weekend getaway filled with creativity and relaxation. Learn to embroider and wander around the serene woodlands. Complete with homemade hearty meals, nourish your mind and soul with this stress-free retreat.
Tickets: £198 (one) for 2 nights includes full catering.
RBS 6 Nations – Wales v England – Sat 11 Feb
The Six Nations tournament is back! Kick start this February with a thrilling game at Principality Stadium between long time rivals England and Wales.
Tickets: Start at £40
Sunday Lunch Trains – Sun 12 Feb – Sun 1 Oct
Try something different and head to Bronwydd Arms Station for a relaxing three-course-meal aboard the historical Gwili Steam Railway. The entire journey lasts for around four hours, coupled with the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside and a delicious meal.
Tickets: £11 for Adults, £5 for Children, £1.50 for Dogs
A Clowder of Cats – Sun 12 Feb
Every cat lover’s dream, Ruthin Craft Centre is hosting A Clowder of Cats which showcases the country’s best cat-loving artists. Featuring almost every feline-related design you can think of – from intricate jewellery, artsy home-goods to charming ceramic statues – this have you purring with delight.
words LORRIA SAHMET