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The Your Cathays Newsletter #10 will be out late summer 2019

Cathays: a re-emerging demographic of families as a resilient & vibrant community!

Welcome to Your Cathays – a hardcopy newsletter that goes to a specific 1,200+ family homes and 250-300 local businesses/faith groups/voluntary bodies/charities etc. to raise awareness of many positive things (and encourage greater participation) in your own district of Cathays.

Your Cathays Calendar:


Events in September 2019

  • Cathays Brass - every Monday evening!!
    Cathays PACT - every 2 months at Cathays Methodist Church
  • Dalton Lunch Club - every Tues/Thurs/Fri
    'Walking for Health' - every Tuesday
  • Heritage FAN [Friends And Neighbours] 2pm at Cathays Library
    Blues Dragon & Blues - First Thursday of each month
  • Cardiff Green Drinks - every 1st Friday of the month
  • Repair Cafe Cathays - every 1st Saturday of the month
    Councillor Surgery - 1st Saturday of month @ Cathays Community Centre
    Meeting Room Community Cafe @ St Teilo's Church
  • Story Time for Under 5's - English 7 Welsh Medium - EVERY Monday
  • Friends of the Earth Cardiff - monthly meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month!
  • Cantar Community Quoir - every Thursday @ Woodville Baptist Church
  • IYP - Youth Club @ Cathays Community Centre EVERY Friday
  • Keep Cathays Tidy - monthly mass litter pick!! 2nd Saturday of EVERY month
  • Basic Roadside Repair Course - £11 @ Ride My Bike Cafe
  • Embassy Youth Club - EVERY Monday early evening
    Green Party Cardiff - meeting every 3rd Monday of month @ Embassy Cafe
  • Councillor Surgery in Cardiff Central Library, The Hayes
  • Councillor Surgery - every Saturday from 11am to noon at Cathays Library
  • Red Tooth POKER NIGHT - every Tuesday at The Cathays Cons
  • Bute Park - Plant Sales EVERY Wednesday
    Cardiff Cycle City - monthly meeting @ Ride my Bike
  • Friends of Cathays Cemetery WORKDAYS - Last Saturday of most months
    Plant sales @ Bute Park - every Saturday

Please contact us and tell us about your events in Cathays so that we can add them to the Your Cathays Calendar for everyone else across Cathays to see & share in your activities !!


There is at least 1,450 households + across Cathays. The purpose of this website is to show as many positive things in Cathays as possible, link people up (particularly long term neighbours who may not even be aware of each other) and giving examples of how to improve your district and improve the quality of life for everyone!

Videos, blogs, newsletters, reports – there will be many avenues to attempt to communicate good practice in your fair district of Cathays.

Your Cathays was informally started in the early to mid 2000’s with work on planting initiatives, creating natural soakways, encouraging water butts to be added to the area, housing and material recovery, community engagement and attempting to understand the local area (people, nature,  economy); by 2011 this website began to quietly evolve …..

By highlighting good practise that exist in Cathays; we can all be involved with community initiatives, supporting our ageing population, supporting young families (and greater social interconnectivity), supporting local businesses (what can we do to reduce the summer economy lull), charities (helping the homeless and low income families), social enterprises (new fairer economy), religious services (at our churches, mosques, synagogues etc.) and any other thing that helps make Cathays a better district to live, work and relax in.

Your word is important and we want to hear from you. This is your district – your word counts! All contributors will be credited for their input, unless they choose to be anonymous.

Please email your thoughts, stories, ideas or a group you support to mail@yourcathays.org.uk –  It is important we share the positive attributes of the Cathays district.