Where: Bay. When: February.
Air Arena, the latest addition to the capital’s trampoline park scene, will be setting up in the Bay – and it will be working with its neighbours to offer an extensive entertainment experience.
There’ll be plenty of things to do at the Cardiff Bay venue and the brains behind Air Arena said “we’re aiming to have something for everyone”.
As well as general trampolining sessions there are going to be fitness classes, free running, foam pits, a dodgeball court and specialist performance trampolines. Red Dragon Centre, Cardiff
Where: St David’s Hall. When: February 15. Box office: 029 2087 8444.
If your kids are fans of the CBeebies show, take them along to join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour.
Featuring all of the much loved elements of the TV show, Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks) will be joined by all his gardening friends: Margaret, Joan, Colin, Raymond and Sebastian, the Wee MacGregors and not forgetting Mr Bloom’s trusty machine “The Compostarium”.
Springtime in Wales means lambs – and lots of them. And #lambcam is back this St David’s Day and it’s going to be better than ever.
You’ll be able to follow all the action live from the lambing shed at this special time of year. Go online, head to museum.wales/lambcam and celebrate the start of spring with the cute baby lambs.
Where: Wales Millennium Centre When: March 10 and 11 Box office: 029 2063 6464.
Justin’s Party is a brand new show which is packed full of songs, dances and hilarious games guaranteed to make it the party of the year for the kids. There will be lots of exciting surprises along the way and you’ll get to meet Justin’s adorable new puppy Engelbert. Where: When: March 25-April 2.
With more than 50 events to choose from, book lovers from toddlers to teens will be inspired by some of the best local and national contemporary authors and illustrators in both English and Welsh.
Authors will be making their words and pictures come to life with tales of fantastical creatures, pooping dinosaurs, crime-solving detectives, wimpy kids and even some big pants. Come and meet pirates, princesses, rainbow fairies and many more wonderful characters. Where: Various venues around Cardiff. Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff. When: March 25.
As part of the literature festival, Nick Sharratt talks all about his first illustrated chapter book, The Cat and the King, as well as his other brilliant picture books.
Nick’s illustrations are instantly recognisable – he’s famously illustrated all of Jacqueline Wilson’s books, among many others.
With live drawing and the chance to ask Nick questions about being a bestselling author and illustrator. When: April 5 - April 9. Where: Motorpoint Arena.
This promises to be a special event, with a cast of more than 50 Disney characters, including Rapunzel, Ariel, Elsa and Olaf.
Sing-along to more than 30 favourite songs including “Let It Go”, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me”, and “Hakuna Matata” as the show brings back memories from Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more. Disney on Ice celebrates 100 years of magic with Cardiff arena show.
Where: Bute Park. When: April 7-9.
This event is certainly not just for grown-ups. As well as the inspirational show gardens, there is always entertainment galore and a school wheelbarrow competition.
Where: St David’s Hall. When: April 21. Box office: 029 2087 8444.
Children’s TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson is embarking on a nationwide tour in spring 2017.
The show will be packed full of fun and surprises as Naomi is joined on stage by Animal Mark, and some of his scariest creatures.
She will recall some of her most exciting wildlife experiences from the far-flung corners of the world and even introduces the audience to some of the most fierce and frightening animals she met along the way.