Events

Find out about the future events we're running here! We'll be adding new and exciting events all the time as well as showing photos and updates from our previous events. Keep an eye on our Facebook events page for further info too!

Bear in mind we may film or take photos of our events, so if you don't want to be involved do let us know and we'll make sure to accommodate you.

    Arcade Arena (July)

    Sat | 1 July 2017 | 14:30 to 18:30
    Sat | 1 July 2017 | 14:30 to 18:30

    The Arcade Vaults are back at Gwdihŵ Café Bar return with Arcade Arena with a whole load of sporty ball games! As usual, entry is free, or take part in our tournaments and knockout competitions with real prizes. This month's classics include:

    • PES 2009 and FIFA 2006 (PS2)
    • Sensible Soccer: European Champions (SNES)
    • Rocket League (PS4)
    • Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (Amiga)

    Plus a couple of the usual surprises!

    Entry to the competitions will be £3 and £5, but otherwise you can come and view for free! Tournaments sign-up will be available shortly once we announce the tournaments!

    Rebel Arcade (July)

    Tue | 11 July 2017 | 18:30 to 23:00
    Tue | 11 July 2017 | 18:30 to 23:00

    The Rebel Arcade at Tiny Rebel Cardiff (formerly known as The Urban Taphouse) is back for June. You'll find us in the Cwtch Room, Upstairs Bar and Beer Hall where you can get your hands on the fantastic beer and cider selection available from Tiny Rebel.

    We'll be featuring:

    • ​A selection of Nintendo consoles featuring a NES, SNES, N64, GameCube, Wii and a Switch
    • A PS1 (with light guns!) and the all-time classic best seller, a PS2
    • An Amiga 1200 with LOADS of games (you name it, we probably have it)
    • Computing classics including the BBC Micro and Spectrum ZX +2
    • Three giants of the portable wars, the GameBoy Color, the Game Gear and Atari Lynx
    • A Sega Megadrive and maybe even a Sega Megadrive II, plus the much loved Sega Dreamcast
    • Two of the early 80s giants, the Atari 2600 and er a Pong Clone made by Prinztronic
    • A PS4 and the latest (and very much not retro) PlayStation VR

    The Arcade Vaults @ Spit and Sawdust

    Sat | 29 July 2017 | 18:00 to 22:30
    Sat | 29 July 2017 | 18:00 to 22:30

    The fantastic team from Spit and Sawdust will be hosting us in their cafe for a night of games, drinks and burgers for the inner skater in you! We'll be featuring some favourites including Tony Hawk (naturally) and SSX, as well as Guitar Hero and Time Crisis II. On top of that we'll include loads of our favourite tournaments for those of you who fancy testing your skills.

    We'll also be offering a special deal - in addition to our normal entry price of £3, we're pairing up with Spit and Sawdust's kitchen to offer their excellent burgers and entry for a paltry £10!

    More details to be announced soon - keep an eye on our pages!

    Summer Pop-up

    Thu | 3 August 2017 | 09:30 to Thu | 31 August 2017 | 18:00
    Thu | 3 August 2017 | 09:30 to Thu | 31 August 2017 | 18:00

    Gamers of all ages: The Arcade Vaults are coming for you!

    Featuring

    Guitar Hero • Sony • Time Crisis II • Lemmings • Atari • Sonic the Hedgehog • Mario Kart • Sega • Rocket League • FIFA • Pong • Minecraft • PSVR • Super Mario Bros • Quake • PC • Worms • Duck Hunt • Nintendo • Street Fighter II • Halo • Micro Machines • Commodore • Dizzy • Space Invaders • Batman • Microsoft • Asteroids • Call of Duty • Splatoon • House of the Dead • BBC Micro • Manic Miner • Bubble Bobble • Spectrum • Wii Sports • Speedball 2 • Pac-man • Doom • Tetris • And MORE

    Take part in game workshops and activities, meet featured developers, try simulators, explore game art, learn about gaming history and play and discover loads more games!

    Entry prices will be confirmed shortly as well as a full itinerary of activities!