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Dippy the dinosaur comes to Cardiff

Dinosaur head

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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A floating football pitch for Cardiff Bay as part of the Champions League

Champions league floating pitch

Marc Diaper works for Coffi Co coffeehouse in Cardiff Bay. They have been viewing the pitch being assembled all day. While there is generally a football pitch constructed as a part of the festival, this particular one is the first floating pitch that has been created. On Friday, June 2, it will hold the Ultimate Champions Match showcasing footballing legends. …

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These pictures tell the story of Cardiff’s Roath Park and the history behind its iconic features

The history of the Cardiff park which opened in 1894. as explained by local historian and former librarian Anne Bell. Loved by many people who frequent the parks of Cardiff, Roath Park has a rich history of attractions throughout its existence. It officially opened in 1894 and since then has had a special place in the hearts of the people …

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How to do Halloween make-up, ideas for a scary look

halloween makeup

There was a time when covering yourself with a white sheet was enough to scare your pals at a Halloween party. But these days there are so many gory and over-the-top costumes available that October 31 has become something of a competition to see who can adopt the most elaborate look. But what good’s a sparkling witch’s hat or devil’s …

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Porthcawl Elvis Festival – Annual Elvis Tribute at the seaside.

Porthcawl Elvis convention

Porthcawl Elvis Festival -Elvis Tribute Artists ETA’s If you looking for something to do in September then you may want to consider the annual Porthcawl Elvis Festival a celebration of Elvis Presley in Porthcawl. This classic Welsh seaside town offers a unique celebration of the ‘King’. The events take place over the weekend of 25th to the 27th and are held annually …

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Fireworks in Cardiff 2014

Fireworks in Cardiff

Fireworks in Cardiff – Displays Sparks in the Park – Fireworks in Cardiff A big display of Fireworks in Cardiff city centre on Saturday 1st November 2014.  Location – Cardiff’s Cooper’s Field. Open for First Entry at 4:30 pm Childrens Fireworks Display 5.45pm Bonfire 6:15pm Fireworks set off at 7:00pm. Costs area little more than last years Fireworks in Cardiff when …

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Halloween Costumes Ideas for Cardiff

Halloween costumes

Halloween as nearly everybody knows is on 31 October, and for that you need to choose from a selection of Halloween costumes. The name is in fact a shortened version of all Hallows Eve. It is believed that the origins of Halloween go back to ancient Celtic belief that the samhain another name for ‘the summers and’  represented the beginning of …

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Cardiff chef’s idea – try cooking chicken in a dishwasher?

dishwasher chicken

An award winning chef has developed his own answer to fears of washing raw chicken – he’s serving up breasts fully cooked in a dishwasher. Dishwasher chicken is heading for the summer menu at Moksh, the popular Cardiff Bay restaurant which specialises in Indian cuisine with a technological twist. Stephen Gomes is already known locally as Heston Blumen-”dhal” – for …

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Track days in Cardiff

Track days

Track days Cardiff – Llandow Cardiff track days are a brilliant way to experience driving, away from the constraints of speed limits, age restrictions and vehicle style. The sensation of being thrown about strapped into a car with the specific purpose of getting round a circuit in the shortest possible time is to some almost narcotic in its attraction. The …

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Father’s Day in Cardiff

cardiff pitch and putt

Father’s Day in Cardiff Father’s Day in Cardiff is a great chance for all the family to spend some time together and do something special for Dad. With lots of places to go, things to do and fun to be had, Cardiff is definitely the place to spend it! On Father’s Day in Cardiff every year there are always several …

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