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Taste of the country heading to the big city

cardiff country fair

A taste of the country will be available in the heart of the city this weekend as the first Cardiff Country Fair hits town. The fair is taking over Cardiff Castle and is replacing the cheese festival normally held at the venue at this time of year. The two-day event has been designed to educate and inspire people to take …

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Thousands gear up for gruelling Tough Mudder event in heart of Welsh countryside

tough mudder

A normally tranquil slice of Welsh countryside is preparing to host 18,000 competitors – for what claims to be “probably the toughest event on the planet”. Next weekend sees the Glanusk Estate near Crickhowell stage the Tough Mudder challenge, promising miles of utter punishment. Competitors will serve themselves up for brutal treatment at the hands of the British Special Forces …

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Happy birthday: Big Pit celebrates 30 years as a major tourist attraction

Big Pit

1 Big Pit  in Blaenavon in South Wales may have been open to the public since 1983, but the colliery was sunk to its current level in 1880 and subsequently closed as a mine 100 years later, on February 2, 1980. So the old site’s looking pretty good for its age. 2 Who doesn’t like something for nothing? In 2001, …

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10 things to do in Wales this weekend

1. HEAD TO CAERPHILLY FOR PROMS IN THE PARK Featuring former Wizard of Oz star Sophie Evans , the concert – A Night At The Musicals marks the official end of the BBC Proms. Sophie is joined in Caerphilly by John Owen-Jones, of Phantom and Les Mis fame, who’ll be duetting with the young redhead. The fun starts at 7.45pm. …

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Cardiff Harbour Festival sails into town

Extreme sailing

THE sun is expected to keep shining as one of the largest events of the Cardiff Harbour Festival starts drawing the annual summer extravaganza to a close. This weekend’s Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts a range of events, including, for the second year, the Extreme Sailing Series. Kicking off today with the preliminary races, the main racing takes place tomorrow, Sunday …

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Golf Club – Play in Cardiff

Peterstone Lakes Golf Club

If you are looking for a Golf Club in Cardiff or the surrounding area you are spoilt for choice. It is a wonderful experience and both local golfers and visitors all you have to do is to choose where to play. Due to the city’s location, many of the golf courses in Cardiff cover vast expanses of parkland, making for stunning views …

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Have your say: What’s your favourite castles in Wales?

Caerphilly Castle - Metal Octopus

They’re the jewels dotted around a county steeped in history, but what are your favourite castles in Wales? Each one with its own story, and its own distinctive look, the variety of castles in Wales provides us with a treasure trove of mystery, charm, and colourful and sometimes gruesome histories. They tell the story of the modern history of Wales, …

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Dr Who Experience

Doctor Who

The Dr Who Experience in Cardiff, postcode CF10 4GA, is a must visit for fans of the long running BBC show and is one of the most popular attractions in the city.   Located at Porth Teigr in Butetown, where filming of the series takes place, The Dr Who Experience provides an interactive journey taking you on a tour through …

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Doctor Who: Top Welsh filming locations from the hit BBC show

Southerndown beach

Some people believe that aliens walk among us, especially on St Mary Street on a Saturday night, but for Doctor Who fans, the show’s Welsh filming locations provide the chance to spot some aliens on the same streets we walk down each day. So if you’re walking the dog on your favourite beach and your turnaround to see Peter Capaldi …

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Mickey’s Magic Road Show take on Cinderella means you shall go to the ball!

Mickey's Cinderella

You wouldn’t usually expect to find Cinderella holed up in the Aylesbury Holiday Inn – my bet would have been kicking back in a fairytale castle. Nevertheless, when I call Meredith Baldwin, who plays the aforementioned silken-haired princess in Disney’s latest stage extravaganza Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show, there she is on the other end of the phoneline. I don’t even …

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