It’s set to be a sunny weekend in Cardiff which are few are far between in our fair city. That means two glorious days devoid of responsibility and overflowing with possibility. Luckily, Cardiff’s got plenty happening to make sure you don’t spend your days indoors binge-watching Netflix and instead discovering new restaurants,  bars, and making the most of the events taking place . Here are our picks of the weekend’s best happenings!

Friday 16th

Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival’s fundraiser – AJ’s Coffee House

Come down and support this year’s Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival by watching some excellent live music, singing your heart out to karaoke and just generally having a wonderful time!
Tickets £5

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize – FINAL

It’s the final of The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize. Performing some of the most beautiful Lieder and art songs in the repertoire, the singers are accompanied by pianists Llŷr Williams and Simon Lepper. The four preliminary rounds take place in the Dora Stoutzker Hall at The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, with the five singers selected by the jury going on to perform in the final at St Davids Hall.
Tickets – £20

Jehu Charity Music Night – Tramshed

This year, Jehu Group have chosen to support CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) as their annual charity. CALM is dedicated to preventing male suicide which is the BIGGEST KILLER OF MEN UNDER 45 IN THE UK.
The Headliners are American Mustard, an outstanding, critically acclaimed band and big supporter of CALM – a proper band that will get the room jumping.

Saturday 17th June

Cardiff World Naked Bike Ride

Join in the 8mile Cardiff naked bike ride through Cardiff city centre.
Meet at the Civic Centre on the grass area between the museum and Cardiff University from half past twelve for bike and body decoration;  before departure at 2.30pm. The dress code is “as bare as you dare”!
Free Event 

Military Festival of Music – Cardiff Bay

A host of military bands will be playing all afternoon in Cardiff Bay. Other civilian bands also playing in the area. Free to come along and have a listen. The Big ‘1812’ Finale in the Oval Basin at 15:30
Free Event

Grange Town Festival

it’s the 40th Grangetown Festival in Grange Gardens! They will be hosting a multitude of stalls, games, entertainment, and much more for all ages.
A non-traditional alcohol free, kid friendly festival aiming to be Welsh leaders in promoting the rich diversity of Wales. We offer live music, games, global cuisine and much more. Come and see what Grangetown has to offer you this summer.
Free Event

Rum festival – Tramshed

It’s time to party with the widest selection of rums in the UK and march your way to the sound of the rum drum at the Rum Festival Beach Party!
You will be given a complimentary Glass, Rum Atlas & Taster Card.
Drinks cards are available, with a variety of mixers to purchase along with additional taster cards giving you the chance to sample as many as you like!
Tickets – £10

Good Mourning Mrs Browns Boys tour- Motorpoint arena

Starring Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs. Brown’s Boys.
This hilarious show sees Agnes planning Granddad’s funeral. The only problem is granddad is not dead…!
You can catch the show live at the motor point arena Saturday & Sunday
Tickets £22

HOME: Imran Nathoo’s Pop-up kitchen – Pettigrew Tea rooms

Master Chef Semi finalist  , Imran Nathoo has launched a series of pop-up kitchens at the ornate Pettigrew tea rooms at the west lodge in Bute park. The menu comprises of a welcome cocktail , followed by a two course set menu. Read more about this event on the Hungry City Hippy website.

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