Are you in Cardiff in February? Do you have time to spare between lessons? Are you looking for something to do? Let’s jump into the shortest month of the year. Cardiff is definitely overtaken by rugby in February, but there are still a few other interesting things to do. Here are our suggestions. For all of our posts please check our Blog.
Guinness Six Nations Rugby 2020
Come to Principality Stadium and soak up the unique atmosphere of this city centre stadium. After the game join the locals in one of Cardiff’s watering holes for your own post-match analysis. There are two matches in Principality Stadium in February, but you can watch the others in any pub in Cardiff. Visit the Guiness Six Nations website for more information and tickets.
When: Wales vs Italy: 01 February at 2.15 pm
Wales vs France: 22 February at 4.45 pm
Where: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Cost: prices vary from £50 per ticket, free to watch in pubs
Quay Rex at Mermaid Quay
The UK’s largest animatronic T-Rex will be on display into Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay. Dubbed Quay-Rex, the 18 metre long and 5 metre tall life-like dinosaur features a moving head, tail, eyes and arms as well as a terrifying roar. More information can be found here on the official Mermaid Quay website.
When: 08 – 23 February 2020
Where: Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay
Valentine’s Day is here. Why not wine and dine with the love of your life at one of our romantic restaurants? There is a lot to choose from: Italian, French, Indian, Chinese or Thai food, or do you fancy traditional British fish and chips?
When: 14 February 2020
Where: anywhere in Cardiff
Bachata dance classes
Come and learn to Bachata Dance on every Monday night! Visit one of the fab venues, enjoy learning sensual bachata, then let loose on the dance floor in freestyle. Benefits: Weight loss, stress reliever, improve posture, improve coordination, improve mood, confidence building, make new friends, feel good factor! Find out more about Bachata lessons here.
When: every Monday, from 7.30 pm
Where: Old Havana, High Street, CF10 1AW
Cost: £7 per class or £8 for two classes
Sausage & Cider Fest
Sausage & Cider Fest arrives for the first time in Cardiff! There’s more than just sausages and cider there: live bands, eating contests, djs, craft beer, wine and prosecco! Check it out here.
When: 15 February 2020, 12-11 pm
Where: Depot, Cardiff
Cost: from £10
Kendal Mountain Festival
Fire up your imagination and join us for a thrilling night of adventure. Watch a brand new collection of short films on the big screen – stories of human endurance, breathtaking environments and soul-stirring journeys. More information and tickets via Chapter Arts’ Centre.
When: Saturday, 15 February at 7.30 pm
Where: Chapter Arts Centre
Cost: from £10
Disney on Ice
Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney experience when Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic and skates into a city near you. Be charmed by a cast of over 50 unforgettable Disney characters, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, the spirited Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and many of the Disney Princesses including Jasmine, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana. More information and tickets here.
When: Thursday, 23 to Sunday, 26 February 2020
Where: Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Cost: from £16
National Museum: After Dark
Are you ready for a night of fun activities, mysteries and experiments? Meet scientists and engineers from the Museum and Cardiff University and have a go at some awesome experiments. You can find more information and reserve tickets on the National Museum website.
When: 19 February 2020, 6-9 pm
Where: National Museum Cardiff