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The gorgeous pub that’s just been named the best in Wales and England

Stackpole Inn

Wales is home to countless wonderful pubs, and boast some of the very best . While many of us will have our locals, favourites and musts to visit when we visit another part of the country, there’s one pub in Pembrokeshire that’s been named the best of the bunch – in all of Wales and England. Sawday’s, a specialist travel …

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Cardiff’s first zero waste shop opens this weekend

A brand new zero waste shop is opening in Cardiff’s Pontcanna neighbourhood which will see customers take in their own containers for the ultimate shopping experience. Viva Organic will open its doors on Saturday, August 11 and will be introducing the city to an organic, zero-waste and sustainable food shopping experience. Absolutely everything will be organic in the shop, which …

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Inside Jurassic Kingdom as the touring dinosaur experience arrives in Cardiff

caged raptors

Life-sized dinosaurs will be taking over a Cardiff park this weekend as Jurassic Kingdom comes to the Welsh capital. The immersive and interactive attraction will be opening in Bute Park on Saturday, August 11 and it’ll be sticking around until Monday, August 27. During their stint in Wales, the park’s new residents will offer an interactive, life-sized replica experience – …

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Try Oakwood Theme Park rollercoasters First

oakwood roller coaster

Just like beer tester at a brewery would be the dream job for many adults, most teenagers would love to be appointed fun advisor at their local theme park. Imagine it – being asked to give your opinion on future developments, as well as be having exclusive first access to try out all new rides and attractions. Well, for three …

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A real-life murder mystery game will take place on Cardiff’s city centre streets

sherlock

Fancy yourself as a budding Sherlock ? Well, now you can put your talents as a wannabe detective to the test on the streets of Cardiff as an interactive murder mystery whodunit unfolds across the capital. Taking place on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 , amateur sleuths will be able to group together in teams of two to …

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The National Eisteddfod is a must-visit treasure we need to cherish | Laura McAllister

Cardiff Eistedford

Imagine that you are on holiday in France, Spain or Italy and stumble upon a gigantic cultural festival, full of history, pomp and ceremony. One described as the biggest cultural festival anywhere in Europe, attended by almost twice as many people as watch Wales rugby matches at the national stadium. You hear an ancient language being spoken naturally and joyfully …

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New Cardiff bars and restaurants in 2018

The Alchemist

When it comes to eating out and enjoying a few drinks, Cardiff is spoilt for choice – and there have been plenty of new openings in 2018 so far. And if you like margaritas, mojitos and daiquiris, in particular, then you’re in for a treat as there have been many new cocktail bars throwing open their doors. Here’s a look …

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These pugs were dressed up for a birthday party with pass the parcel, clowns and a bouncy castle

Hundreds of pugs showed off their best party costumes this weekend to mark two years since the now infamous event started. The annual Pugfest was marking its second birthday with a fabulous party. Never one to miss out on a trend, for the first time, pug owners could pick up tiny Pokemon outfits for their pampered pooches. The event was …

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The best pictures from the Pride Cymru festival 2016

cardiff pride

  Thousands of people took part in a colourful parade of dancing and drumming as part of the annual Pride Cymru festival in Cardiff. A huge rainbow dragon, dozens of leather-clad dancers and a unicorn made from balloons were among those marching through the city centre to celebrate equality and diversity. “The atmosphere was amazing,” said 49-year-old Stephanie Yuill, who …

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Welsh theatre company Motherlode is about to debut its latest play in New York

Motherlode Theatre is preparing to perform its debut production, The Good Earth, in New York later this month followed by an extensive tour at home in Wales. A truly Welsh story about a community pitted against big business and its own local authority, The Good Earth is an explosive play inspired by real events. In 1973, the villagers of Troedrhiwgwair …

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