Guidelines for Guests
DRESS CODE: Black Tie
On arrival guests will need to show their ticket and ticket holder to gain entry to the Champagne Taittinger reception and ceremony.
Please note, the ticket holder is also needed to gain entry to the After Party.
Access cannot be given without the ticket holder.
If walking, please join the red carpet from the direction of John Lewis, rather than the Castle.
If arriving by taxi please request to be dropped off at Waterstones on Wharton Street.
CEREMONY AND AFTER PARTY
6.00pm Red Carpet Arrivals and Champagne Taittinger Reception
7.00pm Guests to take their seats
7.30pm Awards Ceremony
9.30pm After Party
The British Academy Cymru Awards Ceremony will be held at St David’s Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff, CF10 1AH on Sunday 8 October 2017.
Doors will open at 18:00 – early arrivals will not be admitted. A Champagne Taittinger reception will be served until 19:00 when guests will then be asked to take their seats for the ceremony to start at 19:30.
It is essential that all guests arrive promptly as there is no admittance once the ceremony has started.
The event dress code is black tie.
There are cloakroom facilities available at St David’s Hall.
The After Party will be held after the ceremony, this will include food, drink and a live band and DJ until 2am for all guests. More details to be announced on Friday 25 August.
In the interest of all our guests, security will be extremely tight.
It is essential that you have all of your tickets with you at all times.
By using this ticket you agree to waive all rights to the use by BAFTA and its assigns and licensees of your name, image and any performance that you may give, and agree that your name, image and any performance may be broadcast, printed or otherwise reproduced, used or exhibited (by radio, television, print or any other media) without payment.
Share your Awards night experience with BAFTA Cymru on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #CymruAwards.
To allow all guests to enjoy the evening we ask that you respect the privacy of fellow guests and refrain from approaching others for autographs or photographs at any time.
Guests are able to park at the St David’s Centre Car Park, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, CF10 2EG or John Lewis Car Park, The Hayes, Cardiff, CF10 1EG. Both carparks require payment upon leaving.
Radisson Blu Hotel
The Radisson Blu is the Official Hotelto the Awards, situated at Bute Terrace, Cardiff, CF10 2FL,offering a special BAFTA preferential rate for members quoting ‘BAFTA’ and showing a valid membership card.
Other hotels nearby are The Park Plaza, situated on Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AL, and The Marriott Hotel Mill Lane, Cardiff, CF10 1EZ
Ticket prices and how to purchase - On sale from 25 AUGUST
MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
All tickets this year are £95 (or group tickets for 5 or more at £85 each) and this offers access to the red carpet, Champagne Taittinger pre-drinks reception, the 2 hour ceremony and the After Party with food, Villa Maria wine and Da Mhile cocktails and more. A band and DJ will keep guests entertained until 2am.
Tickets for guests with a disability and their carers are available from the Box Office.
To purchase tickets contact St David's Hall online or on 02920 878444
BAFTA CYMRU MEMBERS
BAFTA Cymru Members receive a reduced rate of £65 per ticket, or £50 for BAFTA Student Members.
These can be purchased by calling St David's Hall on 02920 878444.
If you work in the industry or are studying a degree with an interest in film, television and games you can join now to obtain this discount. Further information here.
NOMINEES AND THEIR GUESTS
Nominees receive one complimentary ticket and are able to purchase additional tickets via the BAFTA Cymru office by contacting Leyla Pope
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
All BAFTA Cymru partners receive complimentary tickets - please contact Hannah Raybould regarding sponsorship opportunities or queries
COMMITTEE MEMBERS and JURORS
BAFTA Cymru Committee members and Jury members are able to purchase tickets via the BAFTA Cymru Office by contacting Leyla Pope
All press enquiries should be directed to our PR partner Working Word via Lydia Jones