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Dippy the dinosaur comes to Cardiff

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The plaster cast reproduction, long referred to as Dippy, will spend a minimum of four to sixth months in Cardiff. He will have to be dismantled and reassembled at every destination of the tour. Museum director Sir Michael Dixon said: “We wanted Dippy to visit unusual locations so he can draw in people that may not traditionally visit a museum. …

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Cardiff Outdoor Activities if Under 12 and in need of some fun? Here’s some ideas

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Outdoor play and experiences are a vital part of our children’s development. Headlines about inactivity and rising obesity levels are raising the need for children to get out and about more. All this is why the Cardiff Outdoor Activities Team (Coat) has joined up with the National Trust to deliver their scheme called ‘50 Things to do Before You Are …

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Activities for Kids Cardiff Bay

Activities for kids - Cardiff Bay

Cardiff activities for kids are to be enjoyed all over the city and with so much to do, locals and visitors are really spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a great day out. A big draw to the area is the Dr Who Experience, which is one of the most popular Cardiff Bay activities for kids, as is …

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Outdoor Activities Cardiff Kids Activities

Outdoor activities Cardiff Kids activities

  Obviously these outdoor activities tend to be on the outskirts of Cardiff by their nature, Go Ape is a fair way out but well worth a look. Go ape provides 3 hours of tree top adventure. The adventurous can enjoy a climb 30ft up a rope ladder; you can Tarzan Swing into a giant rope net then zip wire …

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Kids activities – a week of family days out from August 24

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 24   CARDIFF: Cardiff Harbour Festival in Cardiff Bay for the weekend. Celebrate the end of the summer holidays with a host of activities, including the British Fishcraft Championships and Extreme Sailing. www.cardiff-festivals.com.   PORTHCAWL: Shadow puppet making at the Grand Pavilion from 11am. Costs £5. Tel: 01656 815995www.grandpavilion.co.uk.   CARDIFF: Family ghost walks in Llandaff, from 7pm. …

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Kids activities – a week of family days out from August 17

Kids Activites

Kids activities SATURDAY, AUGUST 17   CARDIFF: Grand Medieval Melee featuring the Tournament of the Knights in the grounds of Cardiff Castle. Squire, maidens and stewards in full costume gather to watch the knights take each other on. Lots of demonstrations, parades, competitions and displays today and tomorrow. Costs  £5 for adults and £3 for children. Tel: 029 2087 8100 …

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Kids activities – a week of family days out from July-27

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SATURDAY, JULY 27   CARDIFF: Swim along to St Fagans: National History Museum this weekend for lots of fishy fun. From fly fishing to lave ants and pond dipping, there is lots to do. www.amgueddfacymru.ac.uk.   CARDIFF: It may be summer, but there  have definitely been shivers  down the spine on a Family Ghost Walk in Llandaff. The walks, from …

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Kids activities – a week of family days out from August 3

Kids activity - History

KIDS ACTIVITIES SATURDAY, AUGUST 3   CARDIFF: The Gruffalo’s Child, comes to life in a magical, musical stage adaptation at the New Theatre today and tomorrow. Tickets £8.50 to £12.50. Tel: 029 2087 8889 www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk.   CARDIFF: Cbeebies favourites Chris and Pui are bringing their roadshow to St David’s Hall. Take your teddies and favourite toys along. Tickets are £12 …

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Kids activities – a week of family days out from August 10

Kids activities

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10   CARDIFF: Family ghost walks at Llandaff, from 7pm. Tel: 029 2087 3573 www.cardiffhistory.co.uk.   PORTHCAWL: Make a fishy puppet at a special workshop to mark Porthcawl Sea Festival. At Grand Pavilion from 1.30pm. Costs £5. Tel: 01656 815995 www.grandpavilion.co.uk.   CARDIFF: Enjoy free family fun on two carnival stages in The Hayes and Queen Street. Featuring …

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Doctor Who fans set to blast replica Tardis into space

Doctor Who

Fans of Doctor Who are known for their eccentricity, but a dad and daughter are taking fandom to interstellar proportions. Lifelong Whovian Robert Doyle and teenage daughter Alex have raised tens of thousands of dollars to blast a replica Tardis into orbit to celebrate the BBC Wales show’s 50th anniversary. Robert, 43, and Alex, 18, who live in Florida, smashed …

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