Things to do in Cardiff to fill the Christmas gap

Cardiff street with Christmas lightsWe hope you enjoyed a wonderful Christmas Day with plenty of festivities and time spent with family and friends!

This period between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve can often seem a little awkward to fill. Many may be happy to relax and allow the pudding to digest, but we understand that others would like to make the most of this festive time with fun ideas and things to do with the family.

For this reason, we’ve put together a selection of ideas across Cardiff that can help you make use of your free time this week!

Ice-skating at Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland

This is a top attraction in Cardiff every December, so if you haven’t already put your skates on this Christmas, why not book yourself in for one day during the week? The Winter Wonderland also offers a brand new 90m tall Drop Tower that offers splendid views of the city, as well as the usual seasonal food and drink in the Alpine Village and much-loved Bier Keller.

It’ll continue to operate right through ‘till January 6th, and for tickets or further information visit or call 0333 666 3366.

Catch the Christmas show

The New Theatre in central Cardiff has Beauty and the Beast running until Sunday, January 13th.

There is a host of star names, including Lisa Riley, Gareth Thomas, Ben Richards and Mike Doyle, among plenty of others! With plenty of comedy, music, effects and costumes, this is sure to offer a great day out for the family.

For tickets or more information, head over to

Stunning ballet performances

This year, St David’s Hall will have hosted a total of four Christmas Ballets during the final two weeks of December, with each ballet show being performed by the Russian State Ballet and Orchestra of Siberia over several days.

‘Snow Maiden’ and ‘The Nutcracker’ have completed their run, but the romantic ‘Swan Lake’ (December 27-31) and family favourite ‘Cinderella’ (December 30-31) are set to show over the coming week.

For ticket availability and further details on the ballet shows, visit

Magical musicals at WMC

If musicals are more your thing, then you’ll be excited to know that the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay welcomes Matilda The Musical, with performances running into 2019 before completing on Saturday, January 12th.

This musical has been seen by over 7 million people and has won over 85 international awards, so it’s a musical that really cannot be missed. For details visit

Get super active with trampolines or climbing

There are plenty of activities to get involved with across Cardiff to burn off the extra calories you consumed, including trampoline fun and climbing.

At Cardiff’s Infinity Park a variety of session types mean the whole family can get involved, including special toddler sessions than ensure even our little people don’t miss out.

Visit for more information.

For climbing enthusiasts there’s Boulders, with specific climbing classes designed for adults, families, kids and students. This assortment of obstacles and challenges is sure to get the heart pumping and ensure you keep yourself active over the festive period!

For more information visit or call 02920 48 48 80.

In the meantime, our CPS Homes offices will be open between 9:30am - 2pm on December 27th - 29th, so you can still pop in and see us for with any enquiries, or call 02920 668585, or e-mail

Please be advised that our offices will be closed on Sunday December 30th - Tuesday January 1st, but in the event of a maintenance emergence only you can obtain emergency contact numbers from the bottom of our Tenant Help page.

We will be open as normal from Wednesday January 2nd.

Enjoy a happy New Year!

26 December 2018


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