Top 5 Family Events Across South Wales This Spring

Top 5 Family Events Across South Wales This Spring

As we enter Spring, its a great time to get out and about with the family and sample events at the theatre from shows to dancing! Here are our 5 prime picks of family events for Easter and into the summer!

The Girl With Long Hair plays Blackwood and Cardiff

The Girl With Long Hair plays Blackwood and Cardiff

The Girl With The Incredibly Long Hair

This Easter, theatre company, We Made This, will bring their new show The Girl with Incredibly Long Hair, a reimagining of Rapunzel to Blackwood and Cardiff. 

Families are invited to join Rapunzel, her Mam, and her new friend Daf as they set off on an adventure to the heart of the forest and be immersed in its sights, sounds and smells, with the story unfolding all around the audience. 

An ambitious and immersive theatre production for young audiences, The Girl with Incredibly Long Hair will open at Blackwood Miners Institute from April 4 to 6 before performing at Wales Millennium Centre from April 10 to 15. Read on for further details.

Family Dance Festival will play three times a day in venues across Cardiff, Caernarfon, Newtown, Barry, Llanelli, Milford Haven and Brecon

Family Dance Festival will play three times a day in venues across Cardiff, Caernarfon, Newtown, Barry, Llanelli, Milford Haven and Brecon

Family Dance Festival

Cardiff-based arts organisations Bombastic and Coreo Cymru, will collaborate on a family dance event which will tour across Wales to eight venues this Easter. Three leading Welsh dance companies, Bombastic, Gary and Pel and Jukebox Collective, plus local dance groups will perform in a jam-packed hour of pop up dance that is fun, funky and fabulous for your festive feet.

Performed three times a day in Cardiff, Caernarfon, Newtown, Barry, Llanelli, Milford Haven and Brecon, the free event is suitable for all ages and includes audio described shows in both Welsh and English with accompanying touch tours plus a chance to dance in a short workshop taking place straight after the show. The second show each day will have a workshop led in the media of Welsh by Cêt Haf, (S4C’s Nansi in Follow M).  Read on for further details

Captain Flinn's magical sequel will play Abergavenny

Captain Flinn's magical sequel will play Abergavenny

Captain Finn and The Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass

All aboard for a non-stop action packed theatrical experience with live music, puppetry and dastardly dinosaurs!  

Les Petits return with the sequel to their hugely successful Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs based on the book by Giles Andreae and Russell Aytoat Abergavenny Borough Theatre on Friday April 6 at 2:30pm. Read on for further details.

Disney favourites will be driving in to Cardiff for this years Disney on ice extravaganza.

Disney favourites will be driving in to Cardiff for this years Disney on ice extravaganza.

Disney on Ice

From wheels to waves, icy wonderlands to infinity and beyond, see some of Disney’s greatest moments are set to come to life when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena later this spring.  

Four favourite Disney stories will take to the ice from April 25 – 29, showcasing beloved characters from Disney Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid and the Academy Award®-winning Frozen.  Read on for further details

A new stage production of Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo will play Swansea during May

A new stage production of Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo will play Swansea during May

Dear Zoo

Author Rod Campbell’s best-selling classic lift-the- flap book, Dear Zoo, is being brought to life for the very first time in 2018 as a new stage production. 

Dear Zoo, which has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982 and has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide, and will come to Swansea Grand Theatre on May 15 and 16, Read on for further details

Talking Music : Gaz Birtles of The South

Talking Music : Gaz Birtles of The South

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