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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.

Artwork suspended in arcade exhibition captures the ‘Art and Soul’ of Cardiff
Guerrilla Galleries: Reclaiming Public Art Space in Cardiff
Poetry in the Arcades Competition
The Season of Giving: Arcades at Christmas
Footfall Surges on City of Arcades Day
Line-up of Live Music is announced for City of Arcades Day
Cardiff hosts first City of Arcades Day
Sustainable Streetwear – Sustainable Fashion in Cardiff’s Arcades
10 Unique Stores in Castle Arcade You’ll Love

Give the gift of Cardiff's Arcades

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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