Events in Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay boasts an array of events for everyone to enjoy. Visit the iconic Wales Millennium Centre and take in a world class show, or enjoy our annual Cardiff events such as the Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival, Cardiff Harbour Festival and the
Wales Rally GB. And that’s not all… look at our quarterly events listing to find out what’s on in Cardiff Bay on a daily basis – from craft fairs to children’s workshops, you are sure to have a great day out!

Making felt hats

Craft workshops at Craft in the Bay

- (10:30 - 10:30)
Craft in the Bay
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Have a go at making and bring out your inner creativity in our weekend workshops held at Craft in the Bay. A great selection to choose from including pottery, dressmaking, enamelling and fused glass. Coming up this autumn we have:

Paper Sculpture – making beautiful three dimensional flowers from reclaimed books on 19th August and 16th September.

Dressmaking – learning how to adapt patterns to your individual design. Short course starting 2nd September.

Fabric dyeing with natural plant materials on 16th September

Silver Clay Jewellery on 23rd September

Leather Bags on 24th September

Felted Bags and Scarves on 14th October and 25th November.

For full listings and details please see our website here.

Micki Schloessingk Ceramics Exhibition

Micki Schloessingk: exhibition of ceramics

- (10:30 - 10:30)
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Ceramics exhibition: Earth, Fire and Salt

Micki Schloessingk is a leading maker of wood fired ceramics in the UK, indeed one of a small group worldwide. Micki’s exhibition Earth, Fire and Salt is a celebration of exemplary wood fired ceramics. It is another thread in The Language of Clay: Part One series, curated by Ceri Jones on behalf of the Mission Gallery and Ruthin Craft Centre. Supported by the Arts Council of Wales.

Mikki is exhibiting a selection of her touring exhibition as Guest Maker at Craft in the Bay. All work is for sale and would make a beautiful addition to any home.

A publication supports the exhibition.

The Glee

Glee Family Sunday Lunchtime Show

The Glee
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The Glee, who have brought you the very biggest names in comedy for the last 22 years, finally launch a lunchtime show aimed for the whole family… grannies and all.


Monster Fun

(12:00 - 16:00)
The Red Dragon Centre
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Bring your mini monsters to meet everyone’s favourite monsters at The Red Dragon Centre this Halloween.

Mike and Sulley from Monsters, Inc will be meeting and greeting inside the Centre on Tuesday 31st October, alongside FREE spooky face painting.

Fang-tastic fun for all the family, as well as all the usual great food, fun, and films to enjoy!

Timings: Face painting 12-4m | Tributes Mike and Sulley will appear on the hour at 12midday, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm

Don’t forget to share your spooky selfies!


Christmas Craft Show

- (00:00 - 00:00)
Craft In The Bay
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Hosted at Craft in the Bay, A selection of hand crafted gifts by top UK design makers.

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The Volvo Ocean Race

Cardiff Bay Barrage
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For the first time in its history the Volvo Ocean Race fleet will stop in Cardiff, Wales on its race around the world. From 27 May to 10 June 2018 The Volvo Ocean Race festival site, called the Race Village, will be located on the scenic Cardiff Bay Barrage. The two week free event will host a variety of entertainment and Volvo Ocean Race-themed attractions… So put it in your diary now, it’s going to be too good to miss! More information can be found on the Cardiff host city website: