What are you doing this weekend?’ make sure you have an answer for this most common of questions by seeing what’s on this weekend in Cardiff below – Summer seems to have properly arrived at last, and with it comes rooftop bar openings, Festivals and Aperol-soaked afternoon in beer gardens and open areas.

Our top tip? Make the most of the lovely weather by getting out and about this weekend wherever you might be. 

As it’s the start of Half Term we are also giving away 4 family tickets to the final week of the Circus Extreme – To enter use this special phrase in the comments – Henry Prince of Clowns.

Competition closes Sunday 29th May 2022, winners will be chosen at random and notified the following day via our social media

You will ONLY be contacted by THIS official account, we will NOT ask for bank details.

Dreamachine – Take a trip inside your mind

The High Sensory experience contains fast flashing bright lights, known as strobe lighting, and 360 degree spatial audio that has been used to create a deeply immersive experience. For many people, the effects of the lights and the music will generate colourful patterns and visuals behind your closed eyes.

Sessions may be full but places often become available on the day. If you’d like to try this unique, immersive experience for yourself, then head over to and ask for info at the booking desk.

Temple of Peace
Price: Free
Doors open: 10:00 am

Singin’ In the Rain -The iconic musical making a big splash in Cardiff

Singin’ In The Rain pours into the Wales Millennium Centre this week, bringing back the classic musical style of the 50’s where it all started. Iconic hits, complex and spectacular dance numbers, star studded cast, this show can barely put a foot wrong. We went to the opening night of the monumental musical hit.

The Cardiff stop runs until 28th May- Tickets available from the WMC website

Wales Millennium centre
Price: £19 *from
Doors open:  7:30pm

Saturday – 2:00 pm & 7:30pm

Circus Extreme – Roll-up roll-up The circus is in town

Merging modern and contemporary styles with extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, audiences will be amazed by the jam-packed Circus Extreme with show-stopping performances that will have you on the edge of your seat, when not falling off it with laughter.

Running Fri 13th May until Sat 4th Jun 2022- Tickets available from the the ticket office 

Cardiff City Stadium
Price: £11 *from
Doors open: 2:00 – 5:00 & 7:30pm

Jacobs Rooftop Garden – Take in the sights over a glass of wine.

The venue has views overlooking the city and is home to a natural garden and bar area with plenty of seating. It is one of the few rooftop gardens in Cardiff’s city centre that offers a full range of activities. Nestled into the collector’s quarter of Cardiff, there is a rooftop where you can enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine and take in the views if the city.

Saturday 28th

My Chemical Romance  – Rock out out at the Cricket Club

My Chemical Romance are set to play at Sophia Gardens this Saturday. The New Jersey emo heroes will be joined by Starcrawler, LostAlone, and Funeral For A Friend.

Sophia Gardens
Price: £70.00
Doors open: 17:00

Street Food Circus   – Feast your eyes but mainly your bellies

Roath Yard will run all weekend, Bringing flavours from around the world to the city will be a rotating roster of food trucks.

Roath yard
Price:Free to book
Doors open: 11:00am

Italian Super Car Event    – Do you feel the need for speed?

Cardiff’s Passion for Speed’ is a well established annual event, which brings together ‘Italian Performance Machines’ in the impressive cultural setting of The Welsh Millennium Centre on the Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay,

Roald Dahl Plass
Price:Free
Doors open: 10:00am

Champions League Final    – Liverpool look to take home the biggest prize in club football

If you’re a Liverpool fan or even just a fan of English football  Head to the DEPOT as Liverpool take on Real Madrid in the chance to take home the biggest prize in club football… The Champions League !!

Depot
Price: £5.50
Doors open: 5:00 pm

Sunday 29th

Wildlife Photographer of the Year – Stunning images unveiled as Wildlife Photographer of the Year arrives inCardiff

From shrimp to squid, and polar bears to insects – the Natural History Museum’s acclaimed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition returns to National Museum Cardiff! The exhibition will feature 100 stunning backlit images that ignite curiosity by showcasing Earth’s extraordinary diversity and the fragility of the natural world.

National Museum Cardiff
Price: £7
Doors open: 9:00 am

Josephine’s Mamma Mia Bottomless Brunch – Grab your Dancing Queens and come together for the wildest wedding of the century.

Set to the backdrop of your favourite ABBA tunes, we’re bringing you the 70’s nostalgia you never knew you needed. Hosted by our show-stopping drag host, Crystal Lubrikunt, plucked straight from the West-End, you’ll be entertained, serenaded, and left amazed with wild performances by stars as seen in Mamma Mia the Musical.

Tonight Josephine
Price: £29 – £49
Doors open: 12:00 pm

David Gray – Sail away with me Honey

 

Multi-platinum, multi-Brit and Grammy-nominated, British singer-songwriter David Gray will be playing at the Motorpoint arena as part of his The 20th Anniversary Tour, to celebrate the trailblazing album’s 20-year anniversary.

Motorpoint Arena
Price: £41.80
Doors open: 6:30 pm

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