Friday 21 – Sunday 30 June

Events in South Wales


All events are free unless stated otherwise


Film: UK Green Film Festival & One Planet Cardiff

Running throughout June

Month-long festival of films which reflect on the human relationship with the built environment.

Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE For prices visit - CF5 1QE For prices visit -


Theatre: The Building Wales Most Needs

Thursday 20 June  6.30 – 8.30pm

Join architects & designers for a spoof contest to win the title of 'The Building Wales Most Needs'.

Birtacres Theatre, WSA, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3NB 


Design Workshop: Love Architecture, Love Art, Love Design

Friday 21 June  4.30 – 8.30pm

A fun evening of designing buildings and installations with fellow design enthusiasts.

Contact Dan Benham for information -  Venue: Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff CF5 1QE


Family Fun: Beat the Architect

Saturday 22 June  11am – 3pm

Go head to head with an architect to build a model of a world famous building in the fastest time.

Lego Store, St David’s Shopping Centre, Cardiff CF10 2EF


Building Tour: Bargoed Library

Saturday 22 June 11am

Join the architect for a tour of this innovative conversion of a Grade II Listed chapel into a library.

Bargoed Library, Hanbury Road, Bargoed CF81 8QR


Building Tour: Petravore

Saturday 22 June 2pm

Join the architect for a tour this Welsh Architecture Award winning modern two storey extension.

Contact RSAW to book a place – or

029 20228987


Film: Film Festival

Tuesday 25 – Wednesday 26 June

Enjoy screenings of architecture-themed films Le Mepris, The Fountainhead and My Architect.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre For prices visit – 


Building Tour: Y Ffwrnes

Thursday 27 June 4.30pm

Join the architect for a tour this daring theatre where the architecture reflects its industrial past.

Y Ffwrnes, Park Street, Llanelli SA15 3YE


Meet An Architect: Architect in the Store - John Lewis

Saturday 29 June  10am – 6pm

Thinking about improving your home? Pop into John Lewis for a free 30 minute consultation. 

Book in-store or email - - John Lewis, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1EG


Building Tour: Cynon Valley Hospital

Saturday 29 June  10am – 12pm

Join the architects for a tour of this Welsh Architecture Award nominated community hospital.

Cynon Valley Hospital, Mountain Ash CF45 4DG


Building Tour: Aberdare Library

Saturday 29 June  12pm – 2pm

A guided tour of the extensive refurbishments this cherished 1960s library has undergone.

Aberdare Library, Green Street, Aberdare CF44 7AG


Building Tour: Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Saturday 29 June  12pm – 2pm

Join the architect for a tour of this landmark college, nominated for a Welsh Architecture Award.

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone, Ebbw Vale NP23 6GL


Please contact RSAW to book on any of the Building Tours - or 029 2022 8987


Talk: People, Poetry, Place

Saturday 29 June  10am – 4pm

A look at the architecture and history of St Augustine’s church in Penarth.

St Augustine’s Church, Church Place South, Penarth CF64 1BA 

£8 or £15 (including lunch) - to book contact Richard Griffiths on 029 20 2070 7828


Exhibitions running throughout Love Architecture

(All exhibitions are free)

Barnraising & Bunkers

On now – 29 June 11am – 5pm

A photographic exhibition which looks at the human impulse for shelter, and how we choose to build.

g39, Oxford Street Cardiff CF24 3DT


Holly Davey - Nothing Is What It Is Because Everything Is What It Isn't

On now – 1 September 10am – 4.45pm

A collage which explores our relationship to architecture and memory.

National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park Cardiff CF10 3NP 


Hans Van Der Meer – Off the Shelf

Saturday 15 – Sunday 30 June  12pm - 4pm

A photo critique of Dutch towns detailing high street conformity and mundane urban spaces.

9 – 11 Royal Arcade, St Mary Street Cardiff CF10 1AE



Saturday 15 – Saturday 22 June 10am – 4pm

View the designs of Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama's final year Theatre Design students.

RWCMD, Linbury Gallery, North Road Cardiff CF10 3ER 


Doing Architectural Education Differently

Saturday 22 – Sunday 30 June 12pm - 4pm

An exhibition of the Professional Diploma in Architecture at Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT).

9 – 11 Royal Arcade, St Mary Street Cardiff CF10 1AE

Private view – Join RSAW & CAT colleagues for a launch reception on Saturday 22 June 12pm


Welsh School of Architecture Degree Show 2013

Monday 24 June – Wednesday 10 July 11am – 5pm

View the work of over 120 graduates from the BSc and MArch of the Welsh School of Architecture.

Welsh School of Architecture, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue Cardiff CF10 3NB 

Exhibition launch – Join WSA students and staff on Friday 21 June 6pm






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