Made in Roath Theatre Festival opens today!

Hello there you!

Excitement levels are at an all time high here in the Made in Roath Camp. The festival opens in Sho Gallery at 6,30pm then onwards to 37 Richards Terrace for Ben Tinniswood's "What's the Time, Mr Wolf?" 

We have a little something for everyone, whether you fancy some dark comedy in a garage, a treasure hunt in search of the best party in town , one to one performances in a secret location, new writing or just an eve with a physic detective, make sure to check out the times and dates below.

See you there!

P.S -All events are free!

"What's the Time, Mr Wolf?"
The Narrowest Point
37 Richards Terrace CF24 1RW
Wed 15th Oct, 8pm - 9.10pm

Hot from the 2014 Cardiff Comedy Festival, the Narrowest Point present an intimate, darkly comic one-man play exploring a society where justice must be seen to be done, whatever the price. (Not suitable for under 16’s) . Entrance is via the side gate. Door/Bar open from 7.30pm

"Conrad is a man with strange habits; a loner, living by his own unconventional beliefs. When a murder is committed, it isn't long before the police come knocking."

Written by Vincent Cassar & performed by Ben Tinniswood, this dark, one-man play has enthralled & unsettled audiences across the UK.

"Tinniswood's performance is remarkable; amusing, exposed & mesmerizing. A rare treat" (LoveFringe)

“Ben Tinniswood does a fantastic job in his portrayal of Vincent Cassar’s work. He strikes just the right balance between comedy & serious social comment” (Somerset Standard)" "


TEAM Performance Party
National Theatre Wales TEAM
Park Conservative Club, CF24 3JD
Thu 16th Oct, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Come and join National Theatre Wales TEAM for a festival of performance, spoken word, new writing, games and a blooming good time. This is your opportunity to come and find out more about TEAM and how you can get involved. No matter where you live, or what you're interested in there will be something for you. 

TEAM is a network of people across Wales who feed into everything National Theatre Wales does. We have events and activity happening across Wales, from spoken word events in Cardiff, to scratch nights in Swansea, and film clubs in Prestatyn. Anyone can be a member of TEAM and be involved in activity all year round. 

If you would like to come along to this event please email"

Brent Morgan
Location revealed when booking
Fri 17th Oct 7pm - 9pm apx

There is a secret party tonight and we will text you the location of where you need to go. You might need to pick some supplies up on the way. That’s if you can even find the venue at all. Part treasure hunt, part knees up, 100% memorable. Pre booking essential - email

Departing Stars
Kirsty Harris
Location revealed when booking
Fri 17th Oct. 8pm - 10pm. 
One on one performances in ten minute slots

A one-on-one performance. Ready yourself for leaving. I'll show you the stars, tell you their stories. Which lights will you choose to guide you on your way?

Pre booking essential. Please text 07989392069  to book a place


Bread and Noses
Road Block CF24 3EN 
Sat 18th Oct, 11am - 12pm
Roath Park Pavillion
Sun 19th Oct, 2pm - 3pm

Join us as we explore Roath's streets & parks!Open hearted, naive and in empathy with the world around them, they respond to all they encounter out of the truth of the moment - a whimsical edge between imagination and reality. Ridiculous? This is the gift of the clown.

The Visitors is an improvised promenade performance that captures the true qualities of the clown. The clown is a part of ourselves living every second of life with a sense of wonder and curiosity with people and the surrounding world. The innocent truth teller who accepts failure as an opportunity to try something different next time with no worry about measuring up to other people’s expectations of success or achievement.


Finding Barbara!
Rachel Helena Walsh
Albany Aquarium & Pet Centre CF24 4TS.
Sat 18th Oct, 12pm - 2pm

Barbara, Rachel's beloved best friend and taxidermy cat has gone missing again! Last known location was her favourite place in Roath : Albany Aquarium & Pet Centre. Pop along there from 12-1pm to begin the treasure hunt. Reward if found! As Babs says "Cat me if you can!"

Barbara holds a special place in Rachel's heart. Given to her by Artist Gail Howard during fellow Artist Rebecca Wyn Kelly's 'Project Object Exchange', Babs originally came from Schull, County Cork; 15 miles from Rachel's hometown of Skibbereen.

Finding Barbara debuted at ArtCarbootique at Chapter Arts Centre earlier this year, with nearly 40 people successfully tracking her down.


Lucky Dip
NTW Summercamp Collective
Road Block, Plasnewydd Road CF24 3EN
Sat 18th Oct, 2pm - 3pm

Roll up, roll up! Chance your luck at MIR's very own Lucky Dip! Delve into the suitcase to win an unusual gift that's just for you(you lucky thing). One to one performances, artwork, music & poetry are just some of the things you may win! Come find us at Road Block for some luck and laughter. 

NTW Summercamp Collective is an eclectic group of Artists who discovered each other in Dale Fort in West Wales last July. 19 Artists were brought together through National Theatre Wales' Waleslab programme to meet new collaborators, generate ideas and produce new work.

During their 2 week residency, the Artists participated in the local village fete, creating Lucky Dip as a way of involving many artists of varying disciplines the chance to engage with the public in an enjoyable and inventive way.

Made in Roath's Lucky Dip will see Artists, Writers, Performers and Creatives come together to offer you something rather wonderful.
Ben Wood, Sherrall Morris, Catrin Clarke, Ailsa Richardson, Rachel Helena Walsh, Farah Allibhai & Heloise Godfrey.


Marmaille & Honey O' Matics Double Bill Extraordinaire
Rachel Helena Walsh & Kelly Jones
Milgi Warehouse CF24 3JD
Sat 18th Oct, 8pm - 9.15pm

Join us for an immersive theatre double bill! Marmaille is a "French" Clown journeying on the fruitless and eternal search across all the lands in pursuit of a husband! Honey O' is having her Launderette opening and you're invited. Part Cabaret, part storytelling -help her cleanse, clean and dry her deep dark dirty secrets.

Marmaille is a brash and eccentric "French" lady searching for a husband. Join her for a whirlwind show on life, love and man hunting. Are you the one she has searched for? Part video, immersive and interactive, you'll either fall in or out of love. Performed by Rachel Helena Walsh.

Honey O' Matic is opening a launderette and you're invited- Part Cabaret, part Storytelling- come and share in Honey's love woes and help her cleanse, clean and dry her deep, dark, dirty secrets.
Performed by Kelly Jones. 

There will be a 15 min break between shows.
Please note these are work in progress showings.
Not suitable for children.

Tales of the Baba Yaga
Owain Roach
Milgi Yurt CF24 3JD
Sun 19th Oct 5pm - 5.30pm

Classic folk stories of the Baba Yaga, an old Russian witch who flies around in a cauldron and lives in a house on chicken legs. Come and listen if you dare. Suitable for kids aged 5-99!


An Evening with 3 Crate
3 Crate Productions
Crofts Pub CF24 3DZ
Oct 20th, 8pm - 9.30pm

An Evening with 3 Crate returns with more short comedy plays. Written and performed by local writers and actors.
Join us for an evening of light-hearted pieces in a relaxed environment, and have a drink at the same time – bonus!

Screening - Cynic- the Complete First Series
Roath Park Pub CF24 3JE
Tue 21st Oct, 7pm - 8pm

Cynic is a mini sitcom documenting the life of Ted Shiress - a foul-mouthed cynic who happens to have Cerebral Palsy. However after watching the show you will quickly become aware that his only disability is a bad attitude. Screening will be accompanied by live discussion with the cast and crew!

Some people have it all are happy, some people have none and are happy and some people have a fair bit – relatively severe Cerebral Palsy yet an extremely outgoing lifestyle – but are complete cynics. The mini-series Cynic follows Cardiff comedian/cynic Ted Shiress and his can-do lifestyle coupled with his can’t-do attitude. Whether Ted’s having a few pints, getting help from his lovely domestic assistant or trying to get his leg over he always finds something to moan about with his embittered sense of superiority. 

Join Ted in this screening of all the episodes of Cynic as he proves that a bad attitude is his only disability."


Vaughan Wylliams Agent of L.O.V.C.R.A.F.T.
Taffsploitation Productions
Roath Park Pub CF24 3JE
Tue 21st Oct, 9pm - 10pm

When a world famous psychic defence expert is murdered in cold blood it is down to Vaughan Wylliams, agent of L.O.V.C.R.A.F.T Cardiff's most inept psychic organisation to solve the case. Except Vaughan isn't a real detective... or psychic.

Vaughan Wylliams stars Paul Gingell, Denis Lennon and Gareth King.

Scratch Platform
Scratch Platform
Four Bars (above Dempsey's), CF10 1BS
Sun Oct 26th, 7pm - Late

‘Made some live work? Want to test it out? Show it at Scratch Platform' A wonderful evening of varied performance - live art, cabaret, poetry, performance art and comedy. DJ afterwards and late bar, celebrate the end of Made In Roath at Scratch Platform.

Scratch Platform is an opportunity for all artists who perform to share their work, whether it's in development or otherwise. Scratch Platform is not curated and is open to all live art disciplines. Art that is made to be performed needs an audience and a space....and that's what we offer. It is also an opportunity to discuss your work with other artists and performers, get feed back and try out new ideas.

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Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 12:16

Chance your luck at MIR's ROAD BLOCK event this Saturday. Brought to you by the ( NTW ) Summercamp Collective!

Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:16
Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:16
Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:15

Vaughan Williams Live!
Roath Park Pub
21 October
Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:12

 An Evening with 3 Crate
Crofts Pub
Monday 30th 8pm

Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:11

 Tales of the Baba Yaga
Owain Roach
Milgi Yurt 19/10  5pm

Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:09

Comment by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 15, 2014 at 7:08

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