Find out what’s on in South Wales this week
If you’re looking for a night of magic then look no further – English magician Dynamo is coming to Cardiff. You can see him perform at the Motorpoint Arena 3-7 Feb. Only a small number of tickets are left so grab them while you still can.
Now for some music–performing tracks from his chart-topping debut album, Hozier will be at the St Davids Hall, Fri 5 Feb. You can expect to hear the smash hits Take Me To Church and Someone New.
Following the decade-long success of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company, Bill Kenwright presents a new thriller production Rehearsal for Murder at the New Theatre 2-6 Feb.
If you’re in the mood for some comedy then get down to The Glee Club, Cardiff this Fri 5/Sat 6 February. The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy features four comics from the UK & international comedy scene. A night of fun, live entertainment that you can guarantee will leave a smile on your face.
Rugby fans everywhere will no doubt be watching this weekend as the Six Nations returns to our screens. Although we have to wait until the 13th February before Wales play at the newly-named Principality Stadium, the rugby weekend kicks off with France playing Italy and Scotland vs England taking place on Saturday, while Wales take on Ireland on Sunday 7th February at 3pm. Why not head into the capital and enjoy the atmosphere in the variety of bars and pubs Cardiff has to offer – The Gatekeeper, Soda bar and Walkabout are just some of the many places showing the games.
For those who fancy watching a musical then head down to Swansea Grand Theatre to watch an award-winning youth theatre group present Fame-The Musical. The show is packed with powerful songs and dance routines – an evening of great entertainment. Thu 4/ Fri 5/Sat 6 Feb.
If you like soul music then you will love this band. A seven-piece band from Splott, fronted by Laverne Brown – Madassa will be performing at The Globe in Cardiff on Sat 6 Feb.
For something a bit different – Join Mal Pope and Kev Johns on Fri 5 Feb at the Brangwyn in Swansea for a black tie fundraising dinner to celebrate the Chinese new year. Fundraising will mark the contribution of Swansea born missionary Griffith John, made over 150 years ago to the City of Wuhan in China.
Feeling lucky? Well after a sell out in Liverpool and huge audiences in Manchester and Leeds, Bongo Bingo is launching in Cardiff on Friday 5 Feb. Hosted at Depot, expect prizes, rave rounds and dance offs.
A fan of rock music? The Classic Rock Show Part 2 will be performing at the St Davids Centre on Tue2. Celebrating their sixth year, this critically acclaimed show will play some of the greatest moments in rock history.
words KATIE BELLIS, photo ANDREW TIMMS