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Cardiff's seven arcades have 150 years of retail and cultural history from the Victorian era to the modern day. Read our latest blogs and news stories and find out why Cardiff is the City of Arcades.

Call out: Cardiff in Days Gone By
31.08.2022
Top 5 Cocktail Bars in Cardiff
24.08.2022
Abstract City: Vote for your favourite image of Cardiff
06.06.2022
Sustainable Shopping at Cardiff Market
01.06.2022
Cardiff Bank Holiday: How to spend the 4-day Bank Holiday in the big city
31.05.2022
Abstract City – Cardiff Photography Competition
12.05.2022
Cardiff leading the way in one of the tastiest top travel trends
06.05.2022
Artwork suspended in arcade exhibition captures the ‘Art and Soul’ of Cardiff
06.08.2021
Guerrilla Galleries: Reclaiming Public Art Space in Cardiff
21.06.2021
Poetry in the Arcades Competition
21.02.2020
The Season of Giving: Arcades at Christmas
10.12.2019
Footfall Surges on City of Arcades Day
27.11.2019
Line-up of Live Music is announced for City of Arcades Day
13.11.2019
Cardiff hosts first City of Arcades Day
12.11.2019
Sustainable Streetwear – Sustainable Fashion in Cardiff’s Arcades
06.11.2019
10 Unique Stores in Castle Arcade You’ll Love
31.10.2019

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A Gift Card FOR Cardiff can be spent in over 80 businesses across Cardiff including many based in the arcades and is available in values from £5 to £500. From shopping sprees to steak dinners the gift card covers all kinds of Cardiff experiences and lets locals and visitors alike explore new elements of this great city, the City of Arcades.

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