Outdoor events have been given the green light to go ahead in Wales

What outdoor events can we expect from Saturday?


The news we have all been waiting for, the green light to outdoor events in Wales was given and announced yesterday. Whilst there are still some restrictions on outside gatherings, outdoor events can take place from Saturday 17 July.


Live music, outdoor cinemas and party-popping events are all being lined up and booked out ready for the Welsh ‘Freedom Day.’ So, plan ahead or miss out on the summer we’ve all been impatiently waiting for. 


So what can we look forward to?

 Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is hosting Foals on 12 August, starting at 17:00pm, tickets are priced at £55.55, along with Depot in the Castle on the 14 August featuring artists such as, Kaiser Chiefs, Tom Grennan, Ella Eyre, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Dodgy, The Lottery Winners, and Mr Wilson’s Second Liners. An adult ticket price starts at £49.50. 

Shangri-La Cardiff Castle

Shangri-La open air event is back with its event Trick on the 21 August at 14:00pm, tickets start at £46.75.


Cardiff Castle has also brought back The Luna cinema, in previous years saw the movie Bohemian Rhapsody being played. This September you can watch Dirty Dancing, The Greatest Showman and Star Wars: A New Hope on the grounds from the 3 September to the 5 September.


If you’re a disco, funk, reggae or soul fan, Cardiff Bay will have Nile Rodgers and CHIC on the 19 September. A full day of live music from 14:00 till 22:30. Tickets are on sale from £43.70. 


If club and dance is more your vibe, Pendulum will be returning on the 17 September, along with Andy C and special guests. The Cardiff Bay event will start at 14:00pm and ticket prices start from £35.75.


Another one for the barrage is Eric Prydz and Camelphat on the 18 September, ticket prices start at £41.70.


Lastly, Sophia Gardens will be hosting two nights of tribute acts with stars of London’s West End. On the 25 September, the cricket grounds will be hosting ‘An evening of Tina Turner’ and on the 26 September you can watch ‘An evening of Queen’ at 19:00pm. 


Green man – Parri Thomas

Green Man festival

A little outside the capital, Green man festival is back and eager to bring live music to Brecon from the 19 August till the 22 August. The line up is yet to be released, but we imagine it’ll be a corker! Unfortunately tickets are already sold out for the festival, so hold tight to see what other festivals pop up this summer.