Cardiff Social Events in August 2015

What’s on in Cardiff in August:

Cardiff Festival 2014

From: 21 Jun 2014 To 6 Sep 2014

Location Various locations

This year’s Cardiff Festival promises to provide a great summer of entertainment.
Come along and enjoy the festive atmosphere at a variety of events throughout the summer.
Type Fete / Fair

Everyman Theatre Summer Festival 2014

From: 4 Jul 2014 To 2 Aug 2014
Location Sophia Gardens

As part of the Cardiff Festival, The Everyman Open Air Theatre Festival returns this summer with four fantastic shows!
Type Performance

Blysh 2014

From: 16 Jul 2014 To 3 Aug 2014

Location Wales Millennium Centre
In and around Wales Millennium Centre and the Spiegeltent. Dig out your roller skates, grab your hula-hoop and get ready to dance the night away; Wales Millennium Centre’s annual festival of circus, cabaret and street art is back this summer.
Type Performance

Hamleys Summer Adventure

From: 19 Jul 2014 To 31 Aug 2014
Location Hamleys Cardiff

Your adventure awaits you this summer as Hamleys Cardiff invites all young explorers out there to Imagine, Explore and Discover different wonders at The Finest Toy Shop in The World.
Type Sale

Cardiff Bay Beach

From: 25 Jul 2014 To 31 Aug 2014
Location Roald Dahl Plass

After last years success the Cardiff Bay Beach is back for the summer holidays… so put on your shades, dig out your bucket and spade and come and enjoy the city’s urban beach.
Type Fete / Fair

CATS

From: 28 Jul 2014 To 9 Aug 2014
Location Wales Millennium Centre

CATS, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s extraordinary smash-hit musical, returns to Cardiff this summer.
Type Performance

Welsh International Super Cup

From: 31 Jul 2014 To 3 Aug 2014
Location Cardiff University Sports Fields

A time-honoured sporting event, the acclaimed Welsh International Super Cup boasts a proud heritage and is regarded as the UK’s leading international football tournaments for mini, junior, youth & ladies teams.
Type Sporting Event

Cardiff Summer Festival 2014

From: 2 Aug 2014 To 16 Aug 2014
Location St John Street, St John’s Church area

Sited in the heart of the Cardiff City Centre, our wooden units house genuine artists and crafts people who are keeping traditional skills alive by producing and selling their own high quality work.
Type Fete / Fair

Wales Thai Festival 2014

From: 2 Aug 2014 To 2 Aug 2014
Location Coopers Field

New for 2014 is the Wales Thai Festival which will take place in the city centre of Cardiff. The festival is being arranged by Desy Thai, who also organise The Bristol Thai Festival and the Torbay Thai Festival.
Type Fete / Fair

Castle Adventure at St Donat’s

From: 5 Aug 2014 To 5 Aug 2014
Location St Donat’s Arts Centre
Groups will find themselves in a position where they must capture the rights to the castle. Participants will be instructed on shield designs, methods of attack, and defensive positioning.
Type Participatory Event

Ant & Dec Takeaway on Tour

From: 6 Aug 2014 To 7 Aug 2014
Location Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Come and see Saturday Night Takeaway Live, a spectacular live show featuring special guests, amazing prizes and, as always, YOU could be part of the show.
Type Show / Display

Brecon Jazz

From: 7 Aug 2014 To 10 Aug 2014
Location Various locations

Brecon Jazz 2014 is the 30th anniversary year of the world-famous festival, and in tribute, the Wales-based operator Orchard has produced a programme featuring the top musical talent of today.
Type Fete / Fair

Meet Peppa Pig at Hamleys!

From: 8 Aug 2014 To 8 Aug 2014
Location Hamleys Cardiff

As Peppa Pig celebrates her 10th anniversary of Muddy Puddles, everyone’s favourite little piggy will be visiting
Hamleys toy shops all across the UK!
Type Sale

Cardiff Carnival

From: 9 Aug 2014 To 9 Aug 2014
Location The Hayes

Celebrating this summer with the Cardiff Carnival, a day long event that transforms the city centre with a riot of flamboyant carnival art, colour and style!
Type Participatory Event

Classic Car and Boat Rally

From: 10 Aug 2014 To 10 Aug 2014
Location Roald Dahl Plass
FREE

The annual gathering of boats by the Classic Motor Boat Association of Great Britain takes place in Cardiff Harbour from 10.00am until lunchtime on Sunday 10 August.
Type Fete / Fair

UEFA Super Cup Final 2014

From: 12 Aug 2014 To 12 Aug 2014
Location Cardiff City Stadium

Cardiff City Stadium will be hosting the 2014 UEFA Super Cup on 12 August 2014.
For ticket and fixture information, please visit the website.
Type Sporting Event

West Side Story

From: 12 Aug 2014 To 23 Aug 2014
Location Wales Millennium Centre

Direct from a sell-out season at London’s Sadler’s Wells and following international critical acclaim, West Side Story returns to the Centre.
Type Performance

Grand Medieval Mêlée

From: 16 Aug 2014 To 17 Aug 2014
Location Cardiff Castle

Those medieval knights were a bloodthirsty lot! Lots of brutal brawls and ferocious fights and it is going to be a high octane thriller of a weekend. See the most skilled knights in the land as they look to impress nobility an
Type Show / Display

PRIDE CYMRU 2014

From: 16 Aug 2014 To 16 Aug 2014
Location Coopers Field

PRIDE CYMRU (the former Cardiff Wales LGBT Mardi Gras) is Wales’ largest and best celebration of equality and diversity – and you are invited!
Type Concert

Cardiff Out of the Woods Festival

From: 17 Aug 2014 To 17 Aug 2014
Location Sophia Gardens

A celebration of Woodland crafts and traditions. A day of entertainment and fun for all the family. Attractions will include a free dog show from 12:30, woodland arts and craft demonstrations, locally crafted products, nature trails and many other fu
Type Participatory Event

Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover

From: 22 Aug 2014 To 25 Aug 2014
Location Roald Dahl Plass

This August Bank Holiday the award-winning, adrenaline fuelled, Extreme Sailing Series returns to Cardiff as part the established Cardiff Harbour Festival.

Type Fete / Fair

Pirates of Penzance at St Donat’s

From: 24 Aug 2014 To 24 Aug 2014
Location Top Lawn

St Donat’s Castle is the backdrop this Bank Holiday Sunday for an open air prodcution of the timeless operetta, The Pirates of Penzance, staged by Illyria. The castle gardens will be open from 4.30pm, feel free to bring a picnic!
Type Performance

A Day To Remember

From: 26 Aug 2014 To 26 Aug 2014
Location Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

‘Mixing death metal grunts with the brash melodies of pop-punk’, with a sound that cumulates in a combination of pop-punk, emo and metalcore. Hailing from Ocala, Florida, A Day To Remember is one of the hardest working bands in the business.
Type Performance

Cricket: England v India Royal London One-Day International

From: 27 Aug 2014 To 27 Aug 2014
Location SWALEC Stadium

On Wednesday 27th August Alastair Cook’s England team return to Cardiff, where they are unbeaten in full Internationals, to take on a star studded India side led by captain MS Dhoni at the SWALEC Stadium.
Type Sporting Event

What’s on in Wales Millennium Centre in August:

DONALD GORDON THEATRE
Cats
Mon 28 Jul – Sat 09 Aug 14
Eves 7.30pm, Mats 2.30pm | £18 – £45 (19.50 – £46.50*)

DONALD GORDON THEATRE
West Side Story
Tue 12 Aug – Sat 23 Aug 14
Eves 7.30pm, Mats 2.30pm | £18 – £47 (19.50 – £48.50*)

What’s on in Cardiff for August page posted “By Mike Armstrong” – WelshBiz

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