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Bald man? BMXer? Unicyler? This is your time to take part in Roald Dahl’s City of the Unexpected

Are you a bald man, who’s a bit of a performer who fancies starring in the spectacle of the year? On September 17 and 18, Cardiff will be transformed into an incredible City of the Unexpected as part of the celebrations for Roald Dahl’s centenary. The event is being put on by Wales Millennium Centre and National Theatre Wales. Thousands …

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This Cardiff coffee stall is offering discounts for customers who do this one simple thing

An independent coffee retailer is offering discounted drinks to customers for life if they do their bit for the environment. Coffee Am Byth, which runs a stall at the Cardiff markets on Riverside and Roath every weekend, will knock money off the price of drinks if customers buy their resuable cup and return to the retailer with it. Called KeepCups, …

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First look inside Wales’ new destination hotel which has some of the most opulent rooms you’ve ever seen

One of Wales’ most beautiful country homes is set to open in a month’s time as a luxury destination hotel with fine dining. Steeped in rich history – Queen Victoria once stayed there – and standing on the edge of Snowdonia National Park the Grade II listed Palé Hall has been redeveloped by new owners Alan and Angela Harper. Here’s …

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Now you can learn how to make these colourful monsters from the Felt Mistress

She’s created a fantastical Christmas window for Selfridges and been behind major ad campaigns and fashion shoots but Louise Evans is probably best known for being the Felt Mistress. Now she’s sharing her tips on creating her amazing felt characters and revealing the secrets of her trade for the first time in a new book. Make Creatures with Felt Mistress: …

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Offbeat thriller set at the National Library of Wales to receive Eisteddfod premiere before touring cinemas

There’s been plenty of anticipation for new Welsh language thriller The Library Suicides which was one of the hits of the Edinburgh Film Festival, winning leading lady Catrin Stewart a major award. Now it’s about to receive its Welsh premiere at the National Eisteddfod before it’s screened at cinemas across Wales. The Library Suicides (Y Llyfrgell) is a contemporary thriller, …

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The 18 BIG tickets you need to keep you entertained this August

1. Low Legendary indie band park up in Cardiff’s Tramshed on a rare tour of the UK. When : August 2 Information : Visit the Tramshed’s page for more. 2. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Alastair Muir The big, boombastic musical about the flying car, lands at the Wales Millennium Centre . Starring Lee Mead, Claire Sweeney and Shaun Williamson. When …

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This woman has set up a vegan market where you can get pizza, ice cream and cheese

This woman is setting up a vegan market in Cardiff – where she can get you vegan ice cream, pizza and cheese. Sue Thomas, who lives just outside Cardiff, has arranged a vegan market on Sunday in Roath . Up to 30 stalls will be at the event and organiser Sue, 65, is hoping people will go along to see …

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You can travel from Wales to the West Country by SEA this summer

Fancy taking a day cruise this summer? Ever wished you could explore the West Country coast by sea, instead of being stuck in a hot car? Well thanks to the beautiful ship, MV Balmoral, holidaymakers and day trippers can travel across to Somerset and North Devon from Penarth , Porthcawl and Swansea this summer. And as well as sailing across …

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This local restaurant has just been named the best in Wales in the Good Food Guide

An Anglesey restaurant has been named the best in Wales in the Good Food Guide. Sosban and The Old Butchers Restaurant, in Menai Bridge , has won the Good Food Guide’s Reader Award for Best Local Restaurant in Wales. Husband and wife duo behind the eatery, Stephen and Bethan Stevens, said they are “over the moon” after winning the title. …

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Vote now for your favourite Welsh beach in Special Places 2016

Our penultimate category in WalesOnline’s Special Places 2016 campaign is Beaches. The coastlines of Wales is rich with golden sands and rich turquoise waters making the selection for you voters a mighty tricky task. Dyffren Gardens , Caerphilly Castle , National Library of Wales and Abereiddi Blue Lagoon were each champion of their categories and into the final vote. Read …

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