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UPCOMING EVENTS

2024

20th June 

 

An Evening with Katie Hopkins 

 

2024

21st 

June 

 

An Evening with Neil Warnock 

Special Guests

Former Cardiff players 

Sean Morrison, Sol Bamba

Joe Ralls and Ronnie Jepson 

 

2024

23rd 

June 

 

Wrestling

 

2024

13th July 

 

Boxing

 

2024

3rd August 

 

Welsh Combat Series

 

2024

10th August 

 

Boxing

 

2024

17th August 

 

BKB

 

2024

24th August

 

Professional Darts

 

2024

7th Sept 

 

Forces Boxing 

2024

14th Sept 

 

2024

5th October 

 

Oktoberfest

2024

2nd Nov 

 

An Evening with Lennox Lewis

2024

8th Nov 

 

Funky Bingo

2024

23rd Nov 

 

An Evening with John Terry

2024

29th Nov 

 

MMA

2024

30th Nov 

 

Boxing

welcome

Vale Arena

The Vale Arena is a popular events venue based in Cardiff. It is widely regarded as one of the biggest event venues in Wales

The venue boasts 12 bars a cafe, 3 event spaces a unique indoor 3G football and rugby pitch and 7 offices

From boxing events, celebrity events to music events the venue caters for all.

World famous Icon Pele has done events at the venue as well as over 77 other celebrities such as Tyson Fury, Floyd Mayweather, Jamie Carragher, Gazza, Ricky Hatton and Hollywood actor Vinny Jones.

 

 

 

A family run business the venue has a full footprint of 33,00 sq ft and is one of the biggest event spaces in Wales. The venue is split into three areas for events and vary in feature & capacity. This ensures the venue can hold any event big or small.

The overall capacity for the venue is 2000
Located just outside Cardiff it is the perfect location for your event. it is 10 minutes from the city centre and has excellent transport links & has an onsite taxi rank and car park.

 

Events

Vale Arena is the biggest events venue in the Vale of Glamorgan situated just 5 minutes from Cardiff city centre with excellent public transport links

The 2000 capacity arena has a full events licence until 3am and can host all styles and types of events such as boxing, music, celebrity evenings, and much more

The arena has a unique style which evokes a great atmosphere for all.

With 5 bars, a cafe food area security and much more we have the infrastructure to ensure your event will be successful and enjoyable

The arena prides itself on giving artists and promotors a great space for all events big or small.

To book call 07955270870 or email petegriff10@hotmail.co.uk

 

Large area

Capacity 400 – 2000
This large space is perfect for all types of events with boxing celebrity evenings hugely popular.

The area includes two bars and has clear black walls and a warehouse steel ceiling.

Courtyard

Capacity 500
This clear space is perfect for summer parties and music events. It has one bar available and is a popular summer destination for that perfect summer party.

Small area

Capacity 100 to 1000
This intimate events space can be used for all types of events with dark walls and ceiling making it great for dressing for a themed event also includes two bars.

3g Pitch

The Vale Arena boasts a top of the range indoor 3G football and rugby pitch.

The FIFA regulated surface is available for hire 7 days of the week.

To book call 07955270870 or email petegriff10@hotmail.co.uk

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS

who has been to the arena

 

Past celebrities


Football: Pele, Paul Gascoigne, Jamie Carragher, Glenn Hoddle, Ian Rush MBE, John Barnes, Neil Ruddock, Robbie Fowler, Andrew Cole, Didi Hamann, Neville Southall MBE, Graeme Souness, Norman Whiteside, Craig Bellamy, Luis Garcia, Jason MCcater, Steve McMahon, Ronnie Whelan, Terry MCcdermott, Ray Kennedy, Vladimir Smicer, Danny Gabbidon, Simon Church, Matty Jones, David Cotterill, Jack Collison, Paul Merson, Mark Lawrenson, Antony Pilkington, Kevin Keegan OBE, Vinny Jones, Joe Ledley, Aaron Ramesy 

Boxing: Tyson Fury, Floyd Mayweather, Johnny Nelson, Ricky Hatton, Frank Bruno MBE, Joe Calzaghe OBE, Joe Cordina, Liam Williams,

Enzo Calzaghe MBE, John Fury, Nigel Benn, Michael Watson

Rugby: Lee Byrne, Mike Phillips, Shane Williams, Adam Jones, Ryan Jones, James Hook, Ian Gough, Richard Hibbard, Simon Easterby.

Snooker: Mark Williams MBE

Darts : Michael Smith, Eric Bristow MBE, Gerwyn Price, Johnny Clayton, Adrian Lewis, Rob Cross, Stephen Bunting

Hollywood and TV: Vinny Stars, Lucy Owen, Sara Elgan, Charlotte Church, Jason Mohammed, Goldie looking Chain, Wynne Evans. James Smith Terry Stone

Comedy, Frankie Allen, James Kilvington, Paul Smith.

Gangland Boss Eddie Richardson, Carlton Leach

Music Nathan Dawe, Sigma, Big Mountain, General Levy, Dave Pearce, Angie Pearce, Livin Joy, Ultra Beat, David Rodigan, Dawn Penn

directors

Peter Griffiths

Peter enjoyed a successful and enjoyable playing career spending time at Chelsea FC as a youth player and periods at Manchester Utd FC Tranmere Rovers FC and Shrewsbury FC at junior level. He gained international honours for Wales representing his country at U15 U16 U17 U18 level and captained his country at U18 level. Peter won many caps and played in European qualifiers playing against countries such as Holland, Portugal, Bulgaria, England, Australia, Luxembourg, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and many more.

He retired from the game at 26yrs old due to injury and to concentrate on a coaching career.

Peter who is a UEFA qualified coach and holder of the full English FA Youth Award, has coached and been part of the recruitment team at a host of top Premier League and Football League professional clubs academies . 

Peter has coaching experience coaching football in countries such as USA, Africa, England, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sierra Leone, Wales and Dubai.

Peter has also worked and learned from some of biggest european and world clubs in football  

After setting up the arena Peter has attracted some of the the biggest celebrity names to the arena and as well as huge Boxing Events.

Peter has a keen interest in travel and sport and is a devoted father. 

Twitter – @petegriffiths10
Facebook – @Peter Griffiths
Instagram – @Petegriffiths10 

bookings

host AN event vale arena

sporting Events

Host to a variety of football, boxing and indoor sports, the venue boasts a unique full size indoor 3G football and rugby pitch, a cafe and 7 offices including hospitality boxes.

live music

The venue is split into three areas for events and vary in feature and capacity. This ensures the venue can hold any event big or small. The overall capacity for the venue is 3500.

CELEBRITY EVENTS

World famous Icon Pele has done events at the venue as well as over 77 other celebrities such as Tyson Fury, Floyd Mayweather, Jamie Carragher, Gazza, Ricky Hatton and Hollywood actor Vinny Jones.

private hire

From boxing events, celebrity events to music events the venue caters for all. Full footprint of 33,00 sq ft and is one of the biggest event spaces in Wales. The venue is split into three areas for events & vary in feature and capacity. This ensures the venue can hold any event big or small.

CONTACT

GET IN TOUCH today

Booking & Management

Peter Griffiths / +44 7955 270870 / petegriff10@hotmail.co.uk

Emergency Number (Noise)

Peter Griffiths /  +44 7955270870

Press / MEDIA / marketing

For enquiries please email / petegriff10@hotmail.co.uk

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Address: Vale Arena, Penarth Road, Cardiff, CF11 8TW

To get to the Vale Arena, see the bus times and train times are listed below.
We also have cycle provision with locks at the arena.

The arena also has a in house taxi service to ensure customers get home safely.
Please do not drink and drive.

OPENING TIMES

Opening hours
Monday 16:00pm – 22:00pm
Tuesday to Friday 14:00pm-22:00pm

*Please note the arena is open much longer than stated on weekends due to events

Weekend
Saturday 11:00am-14:00pm
Sunday 11:00am-14:00pm