With that Friday feeling firmly in place and the weekend just around the corner, The Cardiffian takes a look at what you could be getting up to this Saturday and Sunday following last weeks eventful weekend.
British Canoe Union Premier Slalom
Sports lovers are invited to watch Team GB and their favourite canoeing athletes compete in the British Canoe Union (BCU) Premier Slalom.The athletes will be gaining points as they race the rapids at Cardiff International White Water this Saturday. The competition will begin at 4pm until 9pm and is free to all.
Doctor Who Convention
Tardis and Dalek fanatics are invited to pay the Doctor a little visit at the Wales Millennium Centre this weekend. Described as ‘the ultimate Doctor Who fan event’, fans will have access to the Doctor himself, Matt Smith and Doctor Who writer, Steven Moffat. Visitors will also be treated to behind-the-scenes sessions on script writing and special effects demonstrations. The convention will be open from 9am to 6pm and tickets will cost the die-hard fans £99.
A Day for Natural History
The National Museum, Cardiff welcomes all natural history lovers to a dedicated to the subject. This Saturday the National Museum will be hosting a natural history open day. Running from 10am to 4pm, guests will be invited to visit themed stalls in the main hall and meet some of the natural history curators at the museum. There will also be family events and special behind the scenes tours of the collections, all of which can be booked.
Once Upon a Time…in Cardiff
The Norwegian Church Arts Centre will play host to Cardiff theatre company, Likely Story, this Sunday. The dramatists will perform four favourite fairy tales in a show called Once Upon a Time. The event will take place between 4pm and 6pm, with doors opening at 3.30pm. Tickets cost £5 for children and £7 for adults.