Another busy week this week. It starts halfway through the Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival, and ends as the Sŵn music festival begins. This week though, you won’t even have to be on the look-out for cheap things to do, as every single event this week is free entry!
Save African Rhinos with the Wildlife Trust Cardiff
Thurs 11 Oct 7.30pm – Cardiff University Main Building, Wallace Lecture Theatre – Free
Mike Bruford, Professor of Conservation Biology at Cardiff University will be describing a project designed to understand better how rhinos can be saved. Mike describes the conservation efforts of both black and white rhinos both at present and in future.
For further information email: info@wtswwCardiff.org.uk
Cardiff Animation Nights October ‘18 -4th Birthday Edition
Thurs 11 Oct 7.30-11.30pm – Kong’s Cardiff – Free
The legendary night of animation is back. It’s been going strong for four years. See shorts from as far afield as Japan, Italy and America, and possibly even enjoy a slice of birthday cake. Facebook event.
Public Uni 21
Fri 12 Oct 7.30-9.30pm – Chapter Arts Centre – Free
What do they get up to in those universities? Find out at Public Uni, where academics give short lectures on what they’re researching at the moment. Check out the Public Uni Facebook page for details.
Pride Cymru LGBT+ Youth Festival
Sat 13 Oct 9.30am-2.30pm – Cineworld Cardiff – Free
Get information, socialise and watch short films! Part of the ongoing IRIS Prize festival, running all week at Cineworld (Read Ed’s preview of the festival here). This day is specifically designed for young people aged 12-25 and their friends and families. Register on Eventbrite.
Celebrate The End of Arriva
Sat 13 Oct 10pm onwards – Cardiff Central station
Speaking of Facebook events, check this out. A LOT of people are in favour of gathering in front of central station for a big party the day that Arriva Trains Wales makes way for Transport for Wales. Whether it will actually happen at all is another question entirely.
A Nation’s Address
14-16 Oct – The Old Laundry (CF24 4SJ) – Free
Speak truth to power, by delivering a two line address to Theresa May and Donald Trump, two of the biggest leaders in the world. The finished video will be shown at Made in Roath… though it’s sure to contain a few expletives! More info here
Myths for Millennials
Wed 17 Oct 7.30-10.30pm – The Gate – Free
A short series of theatre pieces giving modern Welsh twists on old tales from Orpheus to the Mabinogion. Once again (sorry!) it’s a Facebook event for more information.