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Date/Time Event
09/07/2018 - 26/07/2018
All Day
Excavations in Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
In July this year, the Department of Archaeology and Conservation of Cardiff University will resume excavations in Cosmeston Medieval Village as part of the Cosmeston Archaeological Project partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan Council. A generous grant from the Society of Antiquaries of London has enabled four weeks of fieldwork to take place. The excavation...
21/07/2018
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lego Club @ Barry Libary
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
21/07/2018
11:00 am
Coffee and a chat @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
21/07/2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Club of Barry Duck Race
The Knap, Barry
21/07/2018 - 22/07/2018
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Barry Island Weekenders: Isle of Fire
Barry Island Weekenders: Isle of Fire
Barry Island, Barry Island
Barry Island Weekenders kicks off with the return of the blazing Isle of Fire! The magical fire garden returns featuring live music, beautiful street entertainers, fire dance shows from Flame Oz, a lantern parade and viking ship complete with pirates. New for 2018 – The mesmerising Mechanical Heart by Blacksmith Felicity Jones, a beating heart...
24/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
All Day
Billboard Ensemble presenters Sister Act
Billboard Ensemble presenters Sister Act
Memo Arts Centre, Barry Vale Of Glamorgan
BillBoard Ensemble present Sister Act, the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun,...
24/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
All Day
BillBoard Ensemble: Sister Act
Memo Arts Centre, Barry Vale Of Glamorgan
BillBoard Ensemble presents Sister Act, the popular comedy musical that has a nice feeling based on the 1992 film and encourages the audience to jump on its feet! Tickets: Full £ 14.00 / Concessions £ 12.00 / Groups £ 45 (2 full, 2 discounts) Performances: Tuesday 24 - Friday, July 27, 7:30 pm Purchase via the box...
24/07/2018 - 26/07/2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St Donats Castle Tours
St Donats, St Donats Vale of Glamorgan
Explore St Donat’s hidden delights on your guided tour through the castle and its exquisitely manicured Tudor gardens.Meet your Guide at St Donat’s Arts Centre shortly before starting your tour at 2pm. You will then be led on an adventure through time –several hundred years in one hour– before returning to the Arts Centre for...
25/07/2018
10:00 am
Flying start family fun day
Victoria Park, Cadoxton Barry
25/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Pukka Productions presents West Side Story
St Cyres Theatre, Penarth
25/07/2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Naval Reserve Experience - HMS Cambria
HMS Cambria, Sully
Experience life as a Royal Naval Reservist by visiting our unit. Activities will include: - Introduction to Firefighting - Hone your skills with some challenging Rope Handling techniques - A presentation on the Royal Naval Reserve including a tour of the facilities What you will need: As some activities are outdoors, warm clothing, a waterproof...
26/07/2018
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Colouring Club @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
Meet new friends and have a chat and a cup of coffee whilst colouring in one of our beautiful pictures. Cost: £1 per week.
26/07/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Crochet Club @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
Crochet Club for beginners. Please bring a 4-5mm hook and Double Knit yarn. £1 charge for refreshments. All welcome.
27/07/2018
All Day
History Hunters Club @ Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Cosmeston Medieval Village will be holding a ‘History Hunters Club’ during the summer holidays. Step back in time and meet a villager, learn about their life, the plague, punishment, and have a go at making bread and holding weapons and making clay tiles and candles. The History Hunters Club will run every Friday during the...
27/07/2018
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mack Events Presents Toploader - VIP GlastonBARRY launch event
Romilly Park, Barry
 On Friday the 27th July 90s icons Toploader are coming to Barry. Since exploding onto the scene shortly after forming in 1997, the multi-time Brit nominated band have_ over two million album sales to their name and a string of top 20 hits both home and abroad. Right from debut hit single ‘Onka’s Big Moka’...
28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018
All Day
Barry Island Weekenders: Cinemôr
Barry Island Weekenders: Cinemôr
Barry Island, Barry Island
Lights, camera, action! Barry Island Weekenders continue with a celebration of cinema. BAFTA Cymru and Vale of Glamorgan Council, working in partnership with Into Film, Film Hub Wales and the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales present Cinemôr, a free three day programme of screenings and activities celebrating Welsh film and television and the...
28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018
All Day
Mack Events Presents GlastonBarry
Romilly Park, Barry
28/07/2018
12:00 am
Rhoose History Society Speaker
Rhoose Community Hall, Rhoose Vale of Glamorgan
Neville Evans is our speaker and his subject is:- Inspirational Welsh Scientists of History
28/07/2018
11:00 am
Coffee and a chat @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
30/07/2018
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Den Building and Fire (with treats) @ Cosmeston Country Park
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Help build a shelter in the woods, make a fire and roast some marshmallows! Please arrive at Reception at 9:45am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920 701 678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
03/08/2018
All Day
History Hunters Club @ Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Cosmeston Medieval Village will be holding a ‘History Hunters Club’ during the summer holidays. Step back in time and meet a villager, learn about their life, the plague, punishment, and have a go at making bread and holding weapons and making clay tiles and candles. The History Hunters Club will run every Friday during the...
04/08/2018 - 05/08/2018
All Day
Barry Island Weekenders: Sports Weekender
Barry Island Weekenders: Sports Weekender
Barry Island, Barry Island
Get moving with the third installment of the Barry Island Weekenders! With two FREE days of sporting activities across the prom and gardens, featuring the all new Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10km run on Sunday 5 August, you'll want to get a move on! Race starts at 10am on Sunday. Saturday 4 August will feature...
04/08/2018
11:00 am
Coffee and a chat @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
04/08/2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ty Hafan Wild West Family Fun Day
Ty Hafan Wild West Family Fun Day
Ty Hafan, Sully
Howdy Partner! Round up your friends and family and get on down to our Wild West Family Fun Day at Tŷ Hafan! With a whole heap of attractions, we can guarantee y’all have a wild day! We have a funfair, fantastic craft stalls and of course our hospice tours! Enjoy some line dancing and games...
05/08/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10k
Barry Island Band Stand, Barry
Sun, sea, and sand provide the backdrop to the Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10K – a brand new event from Run 4 Wales.It will bring a festival of running to the popular seaside resort on 5th August 2018 with charity fundraising, summertime fun and fancy dress at its heart!The route, on fully closed roads, takes...
06/08/2018
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Den Building and Fire (with treats) @ Cosmeston Country Park
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Help build a shelter in the woods, make a fire and roast some marshmallows! Please arrive at Reception at 9:45am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920 701 678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
07/08/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bug Hunting and Pond Dipping @ Porthkerry Country Park
Porthkerry County Park, Barry
Hunt for bugs in the ponds , meadows and woods of Porthkerry. Please arrive at Forest Lodge at 9:55am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920701678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
08/08/2018
All Day
The Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show
Fonmon Castle, Fonmon
The largest single day event in the Vale of Glamorgan returns to Fonmon Castle. Visit the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show for a great day out for all the family- visit the food court, shop in the trade stand village,see the giant vegetables in the horticulture marquee, watch the show jumping and shearing competitions, enter...
08/08/2018 - 09/08/2018
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Vale Show Dance
Fonmon Castle, Barry Vale of Glamorgan
This year sees the return of the show dance on Wednesday 8th August, on the showground, by the kind permission of Sir Brooke Boothby and family along with the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Society. Hosted by Maendy Young Farmers Club, a warm welcome is extended to past and present members, friends and supporters of the organisation...
10/08/2018
All Day
History Hunters Club @ Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Cosmeston Medieval Village will be holding a ‘History Hunters Club’ during the summer holidays. Step back in time and meet a villager, learn about their life, the plague, punishment, and have a go at making bread and holding weapons and making clay tiles and candles. The History Hunters Club will run every Friday during the...
11/08/2018
All Day
Barry Island Weekenders: Street Magic and Theatre
Barry Island Weekenders: Street Magic and Theatre
Barry Island, Barry Island
The Barry Island Weekenders will cast a spell over the Island this August with the FREE Street Magic and Theatre Weekender. OMG Magic proudly presents it’s team of World Class Magicians performing amazing interactive magic throughout Barry Islands Promenade. From 12 to 5pm each day
11/08/2018
All Day
High Street Summer Fayre
High Street, Barry
The annual High Street Summer Fayre will be held on Saturday August 11th. Foodie stalls, craft stalls, and TWO live bands. The perfect summer day out for all the family!
11/08/2018
11:00 am
Coffee and a chat @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
14/08/2018
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Den Building and Fire (with treats) @ Cosmeston Country Park
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Help build a shelter in the woods, make a fire and roast some marshmallows! Please arrive at Reception at 9:45am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920 701 678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
16/08/2018
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Den Building and Fire (with treats) @ Porhtkerry Country Park
Porthkerry County Park, Barry
Help build a shelter in the woods, make a fire and roast some marshmallows! Please arrive at Reception at 9:45am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920 701 678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
17/08/2018
All Day
History Hunters Club @ Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Cosmeston Medieval Village will be holding a ‘History Hunters Club’ during the summer holidays. Step back in time and meet a villager, learn about their life, the plague, punishment, and have a go at making bread and holding weapons and making clay tiles and candles. The History Hunters Club will run every Friday during the...
18/08/2018 - 19/08/2018
All Day
Barry Island Weekenders: Barry Breakout
Barry Island Weekenders: Barry Breakout
Barry Island, Barry Island
Get ready to BREAK IT DOWN. Barry Island’s hip hop event returns for this year's Weekenders! This free two day festival will see dancers, DJ’s, MC’s and graffiti writers come together to showcase and battle at the highest standard. The fun takes place under the Eastern Shelter on the prom. From 12 midday to 5pm...
18/08/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ain't Nothing But A Hound Day Dog Show
Romilly Park, Barry
18/08/2018
11:00 am
Coffee and a chat @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
18/08/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Llantwit Major Horticultural Society Annual Flower and Vegetable Show
Llantwit Major Leisure Centre, Llantwit Major
Come along and enjoy all the horticultural stalls: flowers, vegetables floral arrangements, baking, brewing and preserves.  There will be flower arranging demonstrations, raffles and the Vale of Glamorgan Ramblers on hand to give information on local walks. Find out more via http://www.llantwit-major-horticultural-society.com/summer-show/
21/08/2018
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Den Building and Fire (with treats) @ Cosmeston Country Park
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Help build a shelter in the woods, make a fire and roast some marshmallows! Please arrive at Reception at 9:45am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920 701 678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
22/08/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rock Pooling and Seashore Safari @ Porthkerry Country Park
Porthkerry County Park, Barry
Explore the sea shore and rock pools of the pebbly beach at Porthkerry looking for crabs and other sea creatures! Please arrive at Forest Lodge at 9:55am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm. Book: 02920701678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
24/08/2018
All Day
History Hunters Club @ Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Cosmeston Medieval Village will be holding a ‘History Hunters Club’ during the summer holidays. Step back in time and meet a villager, learn about their life, the plague, punishment, and have a go at making bread and holding weapons and making clay tiles and candles. The History Hunters Club will run every Friday during the...
25/08/2018
11:00 am
Coffee and a chat @ Barry Library
Barry Library, Barry Vale of GLAMORGAN
25/08/2018 - 26/08/2018
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Barry Island Weekenders: Cinema by the Sea
Barry Island Weekenders: Cinema by the Sea
Barry Island, Barry Island
Wind down from the summer holidays with an open air cinema on the Island! On Saturday 25 August, enjoy the family favourite, E.T The Extra Terrestrial. On Sunday 26 August, there's no business like show business when The Greatest Showman graces the Barry Island Gardens. Grab your snacks and your best picnic blanket, these free...
30/08/2018
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Den Building and Fire (with treats) @ Cosmeston Country Park
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Help build a shelter in the woods, make a fire and roast some marshmallows! Please arrive at Reception at 9:45am for registration. Cost £5 per child (pre-paid only) Suitable for 7 – 11 year olds Session runs from 10.00am until 12.00pm Book: 02920 701 678 Pre-paid booking is essential due to limited spaces.
31/08/2018
All Day
History Hunters Club @ Cosmeston Medieval Village
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Sully
Cosmeston Medieval Village will be holding a ‘History Hunters Club’ during the summer holidays. Step back in time and meet a villager, learn about their life, the plague, punishment, and have a go at making bread and holding weapons and making clay tiles and candles. The History Hunters Club will run every Friday during the...
22/09/2018
1:00 am - 10:20 pm
Royal-British-Legion-A-Festival-of-Remembrance
Memo Arts Centre, Barry Vale Of Glamorgan
Royal British Legion, Barry presents A Festival of Remembrance All profits to the Poppy Appeal Marking the WW1 1918-2018 Centenary Featuring The South Wales Police Band, Barry Male Voice Choir and other special guests. Includes a Drumhead Remembrance Ceremony Tickets: £12.00 per person or  £ 10.00 for Pensioners, under 16 years and members of the WLB. Buy...
22/09/2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Barry Royal British Legion presents a Festival of Remembrance
Memo art, BARRY
22/11/2018 - 23/11/2018
6:00 pm - 6:00 am
Sleep Out 2018
Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
Sign up. Raise Money. Sleep Out! Sleep out is a challenge event - build your own shelter and sleep outside in the cold of November, while raising money for homeless young people in Wales. We can't promise it will be easy, but there will be plenty of entertainment and refreshments to keep spirits high. We'll...