Dippy on tour
19 October 2019- 26 January 2020. National Museum, Cardiff.
Never before on public display outside of the Natural History Museum, Dippy has delighted visitors since he arrived in London in 1905. The full skeleton in its displayed pose is an impressive 21.3 metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.17 metres high.
Find out more about Dippy on the National Museum Cardiff website.
Cardiff Half Marathon
04 October 2020. Competitors race right through Cardiff city centre past some iconic locations, with beautiful scenery and historic buildings, starting at Cardiff Castle, and passing the Millennium Stadium, Penarth Marina, before crossing the Cardiff Barrage and racing through Cardiff Bay before finishing close to Cardiff City Hall.
Find out more about the Cardiff Half Marathon
Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff
Aberystwyth Comedy Festival
Neath Food and Drink Festival
TBC A celebration of local produce and Neath’s historic market town atmosphere. Lots going on for all the family including cookery demonstrations, children’s activities and live music.
Find out more about the Neath Food & Drink Festival
Denbigh Plum Festival
TBC The Denbigh Plum is a variety unique to the town, so it seems only right for us to honour it with its very own festival! 2020 will be the 12th year for the festival.
Find out more about the Denbigh Plum Festival
Newport Food Festival
TBC. The festival will showcase local produce and businesses with its free chef demonstrations and exhibitor stalls. There will be street theatre, live music and activities throughout the day for all the family.
Find out more about the Newport Food Festival
Llangollen Food Festival
TBC Held at the world-famous music venue that is The Llangollen Pavillion, this Food Festival has visitors singing its praises. A picturesque town on the banks of the River Dee, Llangollen is a magnet for tourists, drawn by the scenery, steam railway and cultural events including the International Eisteddfod.
Find out more about The Llangollen Food Festival
16 - 18 October 2020. This guerrilla music festival takes over just about every available venue in Cardiff, to showcase raw music talent in intimate spaces. It's loosely based on SXSW in Texas, and designed to unearth the next generation of performers.
Find out more about Sŵn Festival
Real Ale Train, Llangollen
TBC All aboard The Real Ale Train on the Llangollen Railway! Enjoy a selection of real ales on a heritage steam train while taking in the scenic surroundings of this part of North Wales.
Find out more about the Real Ale Train
Cardiff International Film Festival
TBC Held in the historic Pierhead building in Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff International Film Festival attracts entries from all over the world. The festival is open to the public, although some venues may charge an entrance fee.
Gwledd Conwy Feast
TBC The medieval town of Conwy is transformed with a weekend festival that boasts the largest celebration of music, art and food of Wales. The quayside, castle and medieval streets burst with flavours, sound and sights.
Find out more about the Gwledd Conwy Feast
Wales Rally GB
Welsh Museums Festival
TBC Make half-term amazing with a visit to one of our wonderful museums. Our annual Welsh Museums Festival has some fab events for all the family - including torch-lit night time adventures, arts and crafts workshops, behind-the-scenes tours and virtual reality experiences. Visit the Welsh Museum Festival's events page to find out what's happening near you!