NEWS & FEATURES
Alt.Cardiff is a digital magazine dedicated to going beyond the mainstream to provide local news on food, culture and events in the city.
The founders of Fluidity Freerun Academy on Cardiff's parkour community
Amelia Unity on breakdance culture and the bgirls who inspire her
Fluidity Freerun Academy fight for funding to heat their premises
Alt.Cardiff • 11 December 2018
Cardiff is home to one of the UK’s best parkour training facilities. But the local community of freerunners are struggling to keep the lights on. Fluidity Freerun Academy in Splott, Cardiff, is the UK’s biggest bespoke indoor freerunning park ...
Skater girls unite at Spit and Sawdust
Alt.Cardiff • 19 November 2018
On 8 December the ladies of Prom Queen Social Club will take over Spit and Sawdust for festivities, good food and trying out new tricks. It’s a chance for Cardiff’s skater girls to own the night. Prom Queens was founded by DJ Kay Russant ...
NASA astronaut Dr Steve Swanson to touch down in Wales
Alt.Cardiff • 12 November 2018
Pint of Science and ISSET join forces to bring the International Space Station Commander to speak at Cardiff University. Dr Steve Swanson’s tour will touch down in Cardiff on 20 November. Formerly a software engineer, Steve will be travelling ...
Welsh Socials come to The Libertine
Alt.Cardiff • 30 October 2018
Welsh Socials are coming to The Libertine. The third in a series of new language events aimed at locals will be held at the cocktail bar on Thursday 1 November. The decision to host the event runs alongside the bar’s commitment ...
Cafés offer a new take on the classic ice cream sundae
Alt.Cardiff • 22 October 2018
Science Cream and Coco Gelato are two independent cafés doing ice cream differently. You’ll find Science Cream tucked away in Castle Arcade. The independent ice cream parlour debuts a range of new seasonal flavours this week ...
Cardiff Character: Amelia Unity
Alt.Cardiff • 27 November 2018
It’s an icy October night and the village of Tongwynlais is dark and silent. But set back from the main road, the village hall lights are warm, and a lively funk beat echoes from inside. Cardiff’s small community of breakdancers are here ...
Wales for Peace uncovers stories from the past
Alt.Cardiff • 13 November 2018
The Wales for Peace exhibition allows visitors to explore the impact Welsh communities have made towards campaigning against conflict. This Remembrance Day marks 100 years since World War One, but closer to home, it’s an important ...
Female DJs and MCs take the stage
Alt.Cardiff • 6 November 2018
Cardiff collective Ladies of Rage push back at the city’s male-dominated music scene, as they prepare to showcase their skills at The Moon. Ladies of Rage is open to all women who write rap lyrics and mix tracks. It’s a growing movement ...
Voxpop: YouTube Influencers
Alt.Cardiff • 29 October 2018
In light of the furore over YouTube’s recent global blackout, have we become too dependent on cat videos and vloggers? On the night of Tuesday 18th October, YouTube went down for over an hour, to the outrage of viewers worldwide...