Barry Island Weekenders 2017

Here's to a fantastic Summer, come on down to Barry Island for free exciting family events.  

Lots to see and do for everyone through the Summer.  All events take place on the Island Gardens, Promenade or Eastern Shelter.

The Isle of Fire

Isle of Fire

The magical fire garden returns featuring a flaming stage, live music, fire dance shows, lantern parade and the Viking ship complete with pirates.

  • Saturday 22 July: from 9:00pm
  • Sunday 23 July: from 9:00pm

Street Music

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Enjoy great live music all along the prom featuring All That Jazz, The Bucket Band, Wonderbrass, Samba Galez, Bombay Baja, Barracuda and Radio Cheese. 

  • Saturday 29 July: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sunday 30 July: 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Airtime-Circus (300 x 100)

Airtime Circus will run trapeze, hula hoops and juggling workshops. Plus a 30 minute circus show from 4:00pm each day. 

  • Saturday 5 August: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sunday 6 August: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Red Arrows Display: Barry Island - Sunday 6 August - midday approximately.


Barry Breakout

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Barry Island's first ever Hip Hop event!  Two day event will see dancers, DJ's, MC's and graffiti writers.

  • Saturday 12 August: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday 13 August: 11:00am - 5:00pm



Enjoy storytelling across the prom and gardens featuring stories inside an 18m giant inflatable whale, a miniature puppet show and legends of the Vale.

  • Saturday 19 August: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Sunday 20 August: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cinema by the Sea

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Open air cinema on the gardens.

From 8:30pm each night

  • Saturday 26 August: Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Sunday 27 August: Beauty & the Beast (2017)

Please note events may change at short notice.

Planning your trip to Barry Island

To help you plan your visit to Barry Island, see our How to Find Us page and download our Parking Guide to Barry Island