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Roundabout continued from p18 » DECEMBER CONT... Friday 19th


CARRY ON SCREAMING SCREENING. INTERSTELLAR (12A).


Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 11am. Special screening aimed at people with babies under one year old. Free entry for babies. Adults £4 in advance, £4.50 on day. Tel: 029 2030 4400. www.chapter.org


FAMILY FILM: PADDINGTON. Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 3pm. A young bear originally from Peru with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Tickets in advance: adults £4, children £3. On day: adults £4.50, children £3.50. Tel: 029 2030 4400. www.chapter.org


CHRISTMAS STORIES AND PUPPETS’ TALES. Cwmcarn Forest Drive. £4 per child includes hot soft drink for children. Tel: 01495 272001. www.cwmcarnforest.co.uk


WINTER WORKSHOPS. Parc All Weather Play, Unit 5 Curran Embankment, Cardiff, CF10 5DX. See 6th December.


Saturday 20th


BALLOON MAGIC. The Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff Bay.


Pop up balloon shows hosted by Dr Bob, balloon modeller extraordinaire. 30 minute mini shows in the Centre atrium at 12 noon, 2pm & 4pm. Free with usual parking procedures (free for centre customers subject to minimum spend). Full details www.thereddragoncentre.co.uk


MONTHLY NATURE RAMBLE. Forest Farm. Led by RSPB Cardiff and the Friends of Forest Farm. A guided walk to identify birds and wildlife which may vary from month to month. Bring binoculars if you have them. 10am - 12 noon. Free. Tel: 029 2233 0235. www.cardiff.gov.uk/parks


COOL SCIENCE. Techniquest Science Theatre, Cardiff Bay. This show is absolutely freezing! Do you know what happens to balloon animals when cooled to -196°C? Or how to make boiling cold water? Find out what amazing things can happen when stuff gets really cold.


PLUS: STAR TOURS. Find out more about some familiar constellations, the Planets, how stars are born and how they die. The digital Planetarium can take you through Space for a close-up look at some of nature’s most beautiful sights such as distant galaxies and exploded stars. Tel: 029 2047 5475. www.techniquest.org


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CHRISTMAS FOOD FAIR & SANTA SHOWS. National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN. Tel: 01558 667149 www.gardenofwales.org


CHRISTMAS DECORATION WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES. St Fagans National History Museum. 11am - 1pm & 2 - 4pm. Free. Tel: 0300 111 2 333. www.museumwales.ac.uk


YULE TIDE LOGS. Parc Cwm Darran Visitor Centre, Deri. Yule love making Yule Tide logs! Have a go at creating festive decorations using natural materials and then take them home to decorate your table. 10.30am – 1pm. For prices tel: 01443 875557 or visit your.caerphilly.gov.uk


FATHER CHRISTMAS AT THE PIT WITH BLAENAVON TOWN BAND.


Big Pit National Coal Museum. Be amazed as Father Christmas arrives at Pit Top at 10.30am, travelling 300ft UP from underground on his way to Lapland. Once he’s arrived (and found his elves!), there’ll be an opportunity to visit him in his cottage and tell him what’s on your Christmas list. Blaenavon Town Band will also be adding Christmas cheer with songs and carols throughout the day. £5 per child, includes a gift. Suitable for all children. No booking necessary. Tel: 0300 111 22 333. www.museumwales.ac.uk


NELSON CHRISTMAS MARKET.


Llancaiach Junior School, Nelson. From 1pm, Santa arrives at 4pm. Free event. Tel: 01443 450047.


FATHER CHRISTMAS AT THE WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE, CARDIFF BAY. See 6th December.


SANTA’S GROTTO. Cwmcarn Forest Drive. See 6th December.


SANTA FEEDS THE DEER. Margam Country Park. See 13th December.


DECEMBER WEEKENDS. WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre. See 6th December.


FAMILY FILM: PADDINGTON. Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. See 19th December but 11am & 3pm.


PAWPRINTS IN THE WINTER SKY.


Techniquest Planetarium, Cardiff Bay. See 6th December.


MEET FATHER CHRISTMAS & FRIENDS.


St Fagans National History Museum. See 6th December.


WINTER WORKSHOPS. Parc All Weather Play, Unit 5 Curran Embankment, Cardiff, CF10 5DX. See 6th December.


CRAFT WORKSHOP. MADE Gallery. 41 Lochaber Street, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3LS. See 13th December.


Sunday 21st


BJORN THE POLAR BEAR. The Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff Bay. A realistic, beautifully animated life sized Polar Bear with his Inuit helper Ursula. Appearances in the Centre atrium at 12.30pm, 2pm and 3.30pm. Full details www.thereddragoncentre.co.uk


MINCE PIE WALK. Cwmcarn Forest Drive. £3.50 per adult £2.00 per child includes mince pie and drink on return. Tel: 01495 272001. www.cwmcarnforest.co.uk


MADE WINTER FESTIVAL. MADE Gallery. 41 Lochaber Street, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3LS. 12 noon - 7pm. Festive fun and activities as well as beautiful locally made treats and gifts to sample and buy. Mistletoe, holly, evergreen wreaths and hot roasting chestnuts in the courtyard with hot chai and soup. Tel: 029 2047 3373.


TUDOR TREATS.


Llancaiach Fawr Manor, Nelson. See 14th December.


FATHER CHRISTMAS AT THE WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE, CARDIFF BAY. See 6th December.


SANTA’S GROTTO. Cwmcarn Forest Drive. See 6th December.


SANTA FEEDS THE DEER. Margam Country Park. See 13th December.


DECEMBER WEEKENDS. WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre. See 6th December.


FEED THE BIRDS WITH SANTA. WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre. See 7th December.


ROBIN NEST BOX WORKSHOP.


WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre. See 14th December.


COOL SCIENCE.


Techniquest Cardiff Bay. Plus Star Tours. See 20th December.


PAWPRINTS IN THE WINTER SKY.


Techniquest Planetarium, Cardiff Bay. See 6th December.


FAMILY FILM: PADDINGTON. Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. See 19th December but 11am & 3pm.


MEET FATHER CHRISTMAS & FRIENDS.


St Fagans National History Museum.


See 6th December.


CHRISTMAS DECORATION WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES. St Fagans National History Museum. See 20th December.


CHRISTMAS FOOD FAIR & SANTA SHOWS. National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire SA32 8HN. See 20th December.


WINTER WORKSHOPS. Parc All Weather Play, Unit 5 Curran Embankment, Cardiff, CF10 5DX. See 6th December.


Monday 22nd


CRAFT WORKSHOP. MADE Gallery. 41 Lochaber Street, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 3LS. Run by Cwtch Club. 10 - 12.30pm for 5 - 7 year olds; 2 - 4.30pm for 8 - 12 year olds. Make your own decorations whilst your parents do last minute preparations. £10 per session. DBS vetted workshop leaders. Booking essential on: 029 2047 3373 or email: cardiffm.a.d.e@gmail.com


DISCOVER FLAT HOLM. See 6th December.


FATHER CHRISTMAS AT THE WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE, CARDIFF BAY. See 6th December.


SANTA FEEDS THE DEER. Margam Country Park. See 13th December.


COOL SCIENCE.


Techniquest Cardiff Bay. Plus Star Tours. See 20th December.


PAWPRINTS IN THE WINTER SKY.


Techniquest Planetarium, Cardiff Bay. See 6th December.


MEET FATHER CHRISTMAS & FRIENDS.


St Fagans National History Museum.


See 6th December. Continued on page 26 »


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