Grapevine's Pick of the Bunch - January 2019

Every month here at Grapevine Event Management we choose the pick of the bunch out of all the events happening in Wales during January 2019.

There is so much going on in Wales every month! Here is just a small selection of events for everyone throughout the month.

Here’s this month’s picks:

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What? Tŷ Hafans New Years Day Swim at Barry Island

Description? What’s the best way to blow away the cobwebs the morning after the night before? It is, without doubt, joining Tŷ Hafan on Barry Island Beach on New Year’s Day and launching yourself into the sea!

When? 1st January

Where? Whitmore Bay, Barry

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What? Fan Dance Series: Winter Edition

Description? The Fan Dance is a grueling 24km SAS Selection test march staged over Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons. The infamous march is the world's oldest Special Forces test and is considered the yardstick of a candidate's potential to perform well on Test Week and ultimately pass the SAS & SBS Selection course.

When? 5th & 6th January

Where? Brecon Beacons

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What? Boyzone

Description? After six UK #1 singles, five UK #1 albums and 25 years together, the iconic Boyzone will release their final album ‘Thank You & Goodnight’ on November 16. They’ve also announced details of their 25th anniversary and farewell UK and Ireland arena tour

When? 20th January

Where? Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

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What? Cardiff Business Club dinner in honour of Simon Fox

Description? Simon Fox has been Chief Executive of Reach plc (formerly Trinity Mirror) since September 2012. Simon began his career as a graduate trainee at Security Pacific Bank and then at Boston Consulting Group. Between 2006 and 2012 he was Chief Executive of HMV Group, which at the time operated the HMV brand in the UK and overseas, MaMa Group (live music) and Waterstones, bookstores in the UK.

When? 21st January

Where? Hilton Hotel, Cardiff

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What? Take pART 2019

Description? 1 building; 2 days; 300+ workshops, drop-ins, talks, performances; 10,000 participants; loads of fun. Venue Cymru will host an explosion of arts and literature workshops and events in January 2019, with the return of take pART. Following on from last year’s hugely successful event’ which attracted some 10,000 people through Venue Cymru’s doors, take pART 10 is looking to be even bigger and better than ever before!

When? 12th & 13th January

Where? Venue Cymru, Llandudno

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What? St. Dwynwen’s Day

Description? St. Dwynwen’s Day is the Welsh Valentine’s Day where we celebrate and honour our Welsh patron saint of lovers.

When? 25th January

Where? Across the whole of Wales

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