TheSprout’s Winter Holidays What’s On Guide For Young People

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Welcome to TheSprout’s Winter 2016 what’s on guide for 11-25’s in Cardiff!

There are plenty of fun things to do these holidays. Check out this guide to make the most of them.


Christmas Ballets at St Davids Hall

Christmas At Mansion House

Cardiff Christmas Market

The Wondercrump World Of Roald Dahl , Wonderman and Mary Poppins at WMC

Peter Pan at New Theatre Tickets from £14

Tiger Bay Tales

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Portrait of a smiling couple ice skating outdoors with snow on background

Family Friendly Recommendations

Afternoon Tea With Father Christmas 

Christmas Holiday Art Family Activities at National Museum Cardiff Free

Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Underground Cinema at Cardiff Castle

The Emperor’s New Clothes and The Borrowers at Sherman Theatre

Bert & Cherry’s Christmas Plum Pudding at St Davids Hall Tickets £7.50 For Under 5s

Cute siblings looking at Santa Claus sleeping by xmas tree

Monday 19th December

The Giant Who Had No Heart In His Body at Chapter 3pm Tickets: £5 Adult, £3 Child, £4.50 Adult concessions, Family of 4 tickets (including at least 1 child) £15

Gwd Mondays Quiz at Gwdihw 7.30pm Free

Looking Through Glass at Porters 7.30pm Tickets from £5 to £12

Tuesday 20th December

Kinetic Theatre Arts: A Chorus Line at Royal Welsh College Music Drama 7pm Tickets £10-12

Decidedly Records presents Ffug at Gwdihw 7.30pm £4

The Last Open of the Year at Porters 8.30pm

Wednesday 21st December

Festive Craft at Cardiff Story 10am-3pm £1 per child

Carol Concert at WMC 5.45pm

Gimme Abba – Christmas Show at The Globe  Ages: 14+ 7.30pm-11.00pm Tickets £13.20

All That Malarky – Camp as Christmas at The Gate 7.30pm Tickets £12 + £1.50 booking fee

Comforts Christmas Cracker at Gwdihw 8pm £2

The Last Bandaoke Show of the Year at Porters 8pm

Thursday 22nd December

The 1975 at Motorpoint Arena 6.30pm Tickets from £23 + booking fee

Xmas Show at The Glee Club 6.45pm

The Leak with Tom Price at St Davids Hall 7.15pm Tickets are free, register here

Bad Manners – The Annual Christmas Party + Special Guests at The Globe Ages: 14+ 7.30pm-10.30pm Tickets £16.50

Tobias Robertson’s Jam Night at Porters 8pm

Charlotte Church’s Pop Dungeon at Tramshed 8pm

retro microphone and red curtain

Friday 23rd December

Christmas Curiosities at Tramshed 7pm

Christmas Eve Eve Ft Rocket Joe & The Old Time Bangers at Porters 11pm

Saturday 24th December

pinschers wishing a merry christmas

Sunday 25th December

Cat wearing Santas hat with Christmas decoration

Monday 26th December

DAX J at Jacobs Basement

Man Delivering Christmas Presents

Tuesday 27th December

Best Ever Christmas Show And The Story Of Jack Frost at Motorpoint Arena Tickets from £16 + booking fee

Holiday Snowman. Beautiful Holiday Illustration with Winter Landscape and Snowman in the Hat. Ready to Use Christmas Postcard.

Wednesday 28th December

Festive Craft at Cardiff Story 10am-3pm £1 per child

Woman and two young children in kitchen with art project smiling

Thursday 29th December

Friday 30th December

The Bowie Experience at The Globe Ages: 14+ 7.30pm-11pm Tickets 13.20

Saturday 31st December

Golden New Year’s Eve 2016 at Chapter Ages: 18+ 8pm Tickets from £10

New Year’s Eve 2016 W/2 Rude! + Special Guest DJs All Night Long at The Globe Ages: 18+ 7.30pm Tickets £11

Harlequin Gathering – New Years Eve Time Machine at Tramshed Ages: 18+ 7.30pm – 2.30am Tickets £22

Funk You 2016 -NYE at Gwdihw 8pm Earlybird tickets £3

NYE Show at The Glee Club Ages: 18+

two glasses of champagne ready for christmas celebration

Wishing you all Happy Holidays from everyone at TheSprout


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