Things to do this Winter

Winter is here! Find out what events are coming up this season...


Tis' the season


Porth Christmas light switch on - Friday 30th November 

Join in with the festivities in Porth for the annual light switch on 

Get there by bus

Services 132, 120/130, 150, 124 all serve Porth, journey plan now


Mountain Ash Christmas light switch on - Saturday 1st December 

Hop on Services 60/60A or 95A to get you into the festive spirit. Pop into 'Antiques Arena' & show your bus ticket for 20% all items in store, full details here 

Hop, Shop & Save 


Treorchy Christmas Parade - Saturday 1st December 

Come along for the best Xmas parade in South Wales, floats, Santa and much more!! Travel in style on our Service 120/130 gold. Need to get your Xmas pressies? 'Wonder Stuff' is offering our customers 15% off gift items, find out more here   Hop, Shop & Save 


Ferndale Christmas light switch on - Saturday 8th December

Hop our gold Service 132   to Ferndale to get into the community Christmas spirit. Free Wifi & USB on board - you sit back & RELAX, we'll be your chauffeurs! 


Aberdare Christmas light switch on - Saturday 8th December

Head to Green St to see Aberdare light up for Xmas this year. Get cosy with a hot chocolate from Bradleys Coffee, show your bus ticket for 20%
off all hot drinks with the   Hop, Shop & Save   scheme 


Don't forget to check the Service Updates section to see any travel arrangements/diversions 



Christmas Pantomimes 

Elf - A Christmas Spectacular 

Elf, the hit West End and Broadway musical based on the Hollywood blockbuster movie starring Will Ferrell, is to be supersized into a Christmas spectacular and comes to the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on 14th-16th December. Starring Singer/Actress Martine McCutcheon and comedy actor Tam Ryan, click the link for more info 'Elf 2018'

Get there by bus 

On services 25, 26, 122, 124, 132, 136, T4, X3, X4

2 can travel for £5 each with the '2gether' ticket, more than 2? 5 can travel for only £7 with the    Cardiff group ticket - unlimited travel for only £1.40 each!



Peter Pan @ Blackwood Miners' Institute, Blackwood - Friday 7th December - Sunday 30th December

Owen Money is Smee in magical, fun-filled adaptation of the famous fairytale. 

Get there by bus 

Jump on Services 151, 26,5,9,12,14,21,27,52,56, find your best value ticket here 

Sleeping Beauty @ The Riverfront, Newport - Tuesday 4th December - Saturday 6th January

Head to Newport to enjoy the story of true love conquers all! With Alice Rose Fletcher playing the beautiful Princess and a helping hand from Muddles the Gardener & Mrs Midges the housekeeper, you'll be enchanted with this heart-felt story

Get there by bus

Travel in style on our X24 gold bus straight to the Riverfront plus our Cwmbran/Newport Xtra ticket is on sale, unlimited bus travel from only £2.75*, get yours online now

Sleeping Beauty @ Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl - Friday 14th December - Sunday 6th January

Sleeping Beauty arrives in the seaside town for Christmas. Imagine Theatre plays the sleeping princess joined by Vern Griffiths as Dame Dolly Dumpling. Kyle Tovey is Happy Harri and Laura Mansell as the wicked Carabosse. 

Get there by bus 

Service 172 serves Porthcawl, 7 days a week from early until late

Beauty and the Beast @ New Theatre, Cardiff - Saturday 8th December - Sunday 13th January

Everyone loves the tale as old as time! Beautiful Belle finds herself transported to a cursed castle and held captive by a hideous beast. Head to Cardiff to find out how the story ends

Get there by bus 

On services 25, 26, 122, 124, 132, 136, T4, X3, X4

Jack and the Beanstalk @ Aberdare Coliseum & Park & Dare, Treorchy - Friday 30th November - Sunday 9 December (Coliseum) & Friday 14th December - Monday 24th December (Park & Dare)

The classic story of Jack trading his cow for a bag of magic beans. Little does he know there's a giant looming in the beanstalk! 

Get there by bus

Aberdare Coliseum: on Services 1,2,6,7,8,9,11A/C, 13A/C, 60/60A, 95A, 113, 172 

Park & Dare: on Service 120/130 gold,   journey plan  now