Bank Holiday Information 2014
Events and service information for the August Bank Holiday weekend
All your Bank Holiday information in one handy place, from events to recycling and waste and libraries information.
Plus don't forget if none of these events take your fancy, there are plenty of great places to visit around the Vale including some fantastic beaches, beautiful parks and some relaxing gardens.
Contact One Vale (C1V)
The council's call centre C1V will be CLOSED on Monday 25 August. Phone lines will open again on Tuesday 26 August, 8.00am - 6.00pm.
The Civic Offices, Dock Offices and Provincial House will all be CLOSED on Monday 25 August.
Visit the Do it Online pages for
Online payments and forms.
Recycling and Waste
There will be No changes to recycling and waste collections over the Bank Holiday period.
Visit recycling and waste pages for more about waste services.
Libraries in the Vale
All libraries in the Vale of Glamorgan will be CLOSED on Monday 25 August.
Visit Libraries pages for more information on library services.
Leisure centre opening information for Monday 25 August:
Penarth Leisure Centre
OPEN: 7.00am – 5.00pm
Barry Leisure Centre
OPEN: 7.00am – 6.00pm
Llantwit Major Leisure Centre
Open for pre-booked swimming lessons only
Cowbridge, Holm View and Colcot Sports Centre
CLOSED on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August.
Art Central Gallery
The Art Central Gallery in King Square, Barry, will be CLOSED on Monday 25 August. The gallery will reopen Tuesday 26 August, 10.00am - 4.00pm.
ISEA Exchange Exhibition
Monday 14 July - Saturday 30 August
This exchange exhibition between the Welsh Group (Wales) and the International Society of Experimental Artists (USA) has already toured in Florida and California before coming to Art Central Gallery – the only UK destination hosting this unique exhibition.
Things to do...
Events and Activities taking place across the Vale this Bank Holiday weekend
Cinema by the Sea Weekender
Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 August, from 8.30pm each night
Enjoy an evening of classic cinema by the sea on the Barry Island Gardens.
Bring a picnic, chair/blanket. Deckchairs available for hire (limited).
Films to be shows are Saturday The Goonies (12) and Sunday Mamma Mia.
Penarth Pier Summer Sounds
Saturday 23 August
Lewis Merthyr Band - 12.00pm to 2.00pm and Vale of Glamorgan Band - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Sunday 24 August
Markham Band - 12.00pm to 2.00pm and All that Jazz - 2.00pm to 4.00pm
The Curious World of Becky Adams
Sunday 10 August - Wednesday 03 September
Penarth Pier Pavilion
The Curious World of Becky Adams explores the connections between text and textile, presenting a collection of intricate works that combine handmade paper, book binding, old photographs, vintage fabrics and antique ephemera.
Family Fun at Dyffryn Gardens
23, 24 and 25 August, 10.00am to 5.00pm
Fun for the whole family this weekend at Dyffryn Gardens. Build a bug home, fly a kite, plant a seed and take part in our dahlia competition. Most activities are based indoors so there will be lots for your family to do come rain or shine. Normal admission applies.
There are plenty of fantastic parks and gardens throughout the Vale of Glamorgan. From local parks and playing fields to fantastic local nature reserves and country parks.
Visit the Vale Website
For more inspiration on places to go and things to do take a look at the Visit the Vale website, with plenty of fun and exciting activities, offers and places to visit across the Vale.
For more information about upcoming events and activities please take a look at the Visit the Vale website.