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Looking for ideas to keep the children amused this half-term?

then read further for our list of suitable activities on offer in Cardiff this week 

Monday 30th October

Canton Library - ‘Ti a Fi'. 10.00am. Welsh songs, story and a crafts.

Cardiff Central Library. 10.30am. Minecraft Club. A chance for children to create and interactive with their own built worlds in a safe, offline environment

Llandaff North & Gabalfa Hub - ‘Halloween story and rhyme time and crafts'. 10.30am - 11.30am. Story and rhyme time and crafts that are Halloween themed

Canton Community Centre. Free Playscheme. 10.30am - 12.25pm.

Whitchurch Library - ‘Create Your Own Leaf Mask'. 2.15pm. Make a leaf mask with our colleague from the Parks Department

Cathays Heritage Library - ‘Cruel Cardiff. All day. Treasure hunt of mysteries - families given a map and trail around the library looking for clues and information about old Cardiff mysteries and crimes

Cardiff Castle, Ghostly Knights.Normal admission or a valid Castle Key. No need to book in advance for this event.

Cardiff Castle. Halloween Trail. Available from the Ticket Office. £1 per trail plus normal admission or a valid Castle Key / Season Ticket.

Beauty and The Beast at St David's Hall Monday. All ages. 2pm and 7pm. Check

Box Office for tickets on 029 2087 8444

 

Tuesday 31stOctober

Family Pumpkin Carving. 10.00am -12pm. Pettigrew Tea Rooms, Bute Park.

Canton Community Centre. Free Playscheme. 10.30am - 12.25pm.

St Mellon's Education Centre. Free Playscheme. 2.00pm - 3.55pm.

Cardiff Central Library Hub - ‘Halloween Spooktacular'. 2.30pm - 4.00pm. Spooky crafts and creepy crawlies with RSPB.

Canton Library - ‘Halloween Arts and Crafts'. 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Parents and young children. Halloween inspired crafts and some spooky fun.

Radyr Library - ‘Children's Book Club - taster session'. 2.00pm. Age 7-12. Children's book club - activities in association with Explore Learning.

Whitchurch Library - ‘Halloween Fun'. 3.30pm - 5.30pm. Under 11's. Halloween themed crafts.

Cathays Heritage Library - ‘Cruel Cardiff'. All day. Treasure hunt of mysteries.

Ely and Caerau Hub. 2-4pm. All ages. Halloween party for children, crafts and a chance to meet some exotic animals!

Cardiff Castle,Creepy Crawlies Timed slots:  10.15 / 11.30 / 12.45 / 14.30. Tickets limited call 029 2087 8100.

Cardiff Castle, Ghostly Knights.Normal admission or a valid Castle Key. No need to book in advance for this event.

Cardiff Castle. Halloween Trail. Available from the Ticket Office. £1 per trail plus normal admission or a valid Castle Key / Season Ticket.

Llanover Hall Workshops. 10am-12 noon Spooky Clay 4-8yrs/ 10am-12 noon Halloween Workshop 4-8yrs/ 1pm-3pm Potery 8+/ 1pm-3pm Halloween Costumes and Props 8+. Contact 029 2087 2030 for further details

 

 

Wednesday 1stNovember

Rhiwbina Library - ‘Stori a Chan'. 9.30am - 10.15am. Story and rhyme session in Welsh

Cardiff Story Museum. Magical machines10am- 3pm. Ages 4 - 7. Be inspired by the artwork of local legend Charles Byrd and create your own magical machines.

Cardiff International White Water, call 029 2082 9970 for the latest availability, and head towww.ciww.comfor further details.

Llanover Hall Workshops. 10am-12 noon Potery 4-8yrs/ 10am-12 noon Bonfre Arts and Crafs 4-8yrs/ 1pm-3pm Potery 8+/ 10am-3pm Youth Festval Murals and Sculpture Workshops 1-16yrs. Contact 029 2087 2030 for further details

 

St Mellon's Education Centre. Free Playscheme. 2.00pm - 3.55pm.

Cathays Heritage Library - ‘Cruel Cardiff'. All day. Treasure hunt of mysteries.

Cardiff Castle. Halloween Trail. Available from the Ticket Office. £1 per trail plus normal admission or a valid Castle Key / Season Ticket.

Cardiff International White Water, call 029 2082 9970 for the latest availability, and head to www.ciww.com for further details.

 

 

Thursday 2ndNovember

Cardiff Story Museum. Automata workshop.10am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm.Ages 7-11. Create your own automata inspired by Charles Byrd's magical machines.

Ely and Caerau Hub - ‘Play Session'. 10.00am - 12.00pm. Play session with Children's Play at the Hub

Llanover Hall workshops. 10am—3pm Batk 8+ Contact 029 2087 2030 for further details.

 

Llandaff North and Gabalfa Hub - ‘Creepy House Creative Writing'. 12.00pm - 1.00pm. Through explore learning, learn about similes, adjectives and alliteration.

Cathays Heritage Library - ‘Cruel Cardiff'. All day. Treasure hunt of mysteries.

Cardiff Castle. Halloween Trail. Available from the Ticket Office. £1 per trail plus normal admission or a valid Castle Key / Season Ticket.

Cardiff International White Water, call 029 2082 9970 for the latest availability, and head to www.ciww.com for further details.

 

 

Friday 3rdNovember

Cardiff Central Library Hub - ‘Lego Club'. 2.30pm - 3.30pm. Come and build some scary creations!

Rhiwbina - ‘Children's Book Group'. 4.00pm - 4.45pm. Age 8-10

Cathays Heritage Library - ‘Cruel Cardiff'. All day. Treasure hunt of mysteries - families given a map and trail around the library looking for clues and information about old Cardiff mysteries and crimes

Cardiff Castle. Halloween Trail. Available from the Ticket Office. £1 per trail plus normal admission or a valid Castle Key / Season Ticket.

Cardiff International White Water, call 029 2082 9970 for the latest availability, and head to www.ciww.com for further details.
 
 Bonfire Night with fireworks, lasers and music. Community safety partnership event at Willows High School. 6.30pm. Free.