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Extreme Sailing Comes to Cardiff

Event - Extreme Sailing & Harbour Festival
Location - Cardiff Bay
Date - 22-25 August 2014
For more information please visit the website
Extreme sailing returns to Cardiff Bay as part of the annual Harbour Festival.

The confines of the bay provide a natural viewing platform for the public to watch the sporting entertainment unfold.  With the boats hitting high speeds, crashes, capsizes and near misses are all common place and add to the excitement of the day.

Back on dry land, the annual Cardiff Bay Harbour Festival will be in full swing. The Cardiff Bay beach will be open as will the ever popular continental market.  There'll also be plenty of live music and fun and games for all the family.

Take a look at the video to see what happened at last year's event.

Easter Ideas 1 - Techniquest

The Easter holidays are almost upon us and parents up and down the country will be looking for ideas to keep the little ones entertained.

Well one way is by taking them along to Techniquest in Cardiff Bay. They'll love it.

Techniquest is hands on science centre. It houses 160 science, maths and engineering exhibitions and experiments. And the best thing about it is that because your child is having so much fun they don't realise they're also learning at the same time. Live demonstrations and a planetarium all add to the fun.

More details can be found here

Happy Birthday

100_4993It's a very big happy first birthday to one of South Wales' most exciting attractions - Cardiff International White Water centre.  Opened last March as part of the Cardiff Bay sports village, the centre is proving very popular.  80,000 people braved the rapids over the last 12 months.

A whole host of activities are on offer including the ever popular white water rafting and hydro speeding, where the brave (or foolish) descend the rapids clinging on to nothing more than a triangular piece of plastic while getting tossed from side to side. It actually looks quite good fun!

The centre is suitable for everyone, as they can control the speed and flow of the water depending on your expertise.  Why not give it a go for yourself.