Happy New Year! Are you in Cardiff in January? Do you have time to spare between lessons? Are you looking for something to do? Christmas madness is over, so now it’s time to enjoy winter and events in Cardiff and the surrounding area. Here are our suggestions for January. For all of our posts please check our Blog.

Barry Islands New Years Day Dip 2020

What’s the best way to blow away the cobwebs the morning after New Year’s Eve? It is, without doubt, joining Tŷ Hafan on Barry Island Beach on New Year’s Day and launching yourself into the sea!
More information and tickets here.

When: Wednesday, 01 January 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Barry Island
Cost: free

Exhibition – Garth Evans: But, Hands Have Eyes

The work of Garth Evans is integral to the history of British sculpture. His practice has largely been defined by the use of geometric, asymmetrical forms and a commitment to simple, everyday materials. This exhibition, Evans’ first in Wales since the 1970s, features works from the 1960s to the present day. More information here.

When: Saturday 14 Sep 2019 – Sunday 26 Jan 2020,                  open every day excerpt for Monday from 12 to 6pm
Where: Chapter Arts Centre, Canton
Cost: free

Photography Season Exhibition

Cardiff’s Sound highlights the different sounds and styles of music that are important to Cardiff’s communities. Come and explore the City’s rich variety of musical traditions. More information here.

When: 26 October 2019 1 March 2020,
open Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
Where: National Museum Cardiff
Cost: free

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! More information here.

When: every Monday, from 7.30 pm
Where: Old Havana, High Street, CF10 1AW
Cost: £7 per class or £8 for two classes

The King and I

The King And I is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – adored by the public and critics alike – with one of the finest scores ever written and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers and a full-scale orchestra! Don’t miss this excellent performance. More information and tickets  here.

When: 8 – 18 January 2020,
Mon – Sat 7.30pm; Thu, Fri & Sat 2.30pm
Where: Donald Gordon Theatre, WMC, Cardiff Bay
Cost: from £18.50

Drop in and Draw

If you love drawing and want to do so in the company of like-minded people, come and meet others to enjoy drawing, share experience and ideas and just get to know each other! Meet in the Main Hall, then go off and explore the collections! Remember, you don’t have to stay in the art galleries, you can go and draw dinosaurs if you want. More information and tickets here.

When: every Tuesday, 1 pm – 2.30 pm, stay as long as you want
Where: National Museum Wales
Cost: free

Mission: Planet Earth

Put on your headset and strap yourself in for the journey of a lifetime! Join the National Museum on a mission through time in a new permanent virtual reality experience. On this journey you’ll find out what Wales was like millions of years ago – from the warm depths of the seas of what will become Pembrokeshire to the bitterly cold climate of Powys. More information and tickets here.

When: every day, closed on Mondays
Where: National Museum Wales
Cost: £10

Cardiff Jobs Fair

When students finish studying their degrees, they often find jobs. Check out this Job Fair as they are the #1 recruitment event company in the UK and Ireland running over 170 events in 65 locations each year. More information here.

When: Friday 31 January 2020 from 10 am to 1 pm
Where: City Hall, Cardiff
Cost: free

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