Mike Peters to appear at Champions League Final Festival on June 1st, Cardiff, Wales

Mike Peters will be making a special guest appearance at this years Champions League Final Festival in Cardiff, Wales on Thursday June 1st.

Mike Peters will be appearing with the Lucy Morgan String Quartet on the Champions Main Stage in Roald Dahl Pass, Cardiff Bay, and together they will be performing a selection of songs from the Mike Peters / Alarm repertoire.

This a must-see for all those wishing to soak up the UEFA Champions League Final atmosphere in the Welsh Capital.

It’s free of charge and offers family entertainment throughout the day. With Saturday expected to be the busiest as fans of the participating finalists arrive in the city, Thursday, Friday and Sunday will be the best opportunity for locals to experience the Festival

Located in Cardiff Bay, the festival is expected to attract over 200,000 people throughout the four days, with all those in attendance given an opportunity to have their photo taken with the iconic trophy free-of-charge. To find out how to get to the Festival please click here.

So, what will you see in Cardiff Bay between 1-4 June?

Opening times

Thursday 1 June: 11:00-23:00
Friday 2 June: 11:00-23:00
Saturday 3 June: 11:00-17:00 (no public viewing of final)
Sunday 4 June: 11:00-17:00

Champions Main Stage

A large Champions Main Stage will be situated in Roald Dahl Plass with a host of global and local artists, DJs and bands set to perform throughout each day.

Main attractions

Thursday 1 June
Cor Glanaethwy (15:15-16:00)
Only Boys Aloud (18:30-19:30)
Mike Peters & Lucy Morgan Quartet (20:00-21:00)
Tenors of Rock (21:30-23:00)

Friday 2 June
Ultimate Champions Match (16:00-18:00)
Afro Cluster (18:00-18:45)
The Dominos (19:15-20:00)

Saturday 3 June
The Dominos (13:00-13:45)
DJ Gaizka Mendieta (14:00-15:00)
KONAMI Pro Evolution Soccer Finals (15:00-16:00)
DJ Huw Stephens (16:00-17:00)

Sunday 4 June
2 Rude (12:00-13:00)
We’re No Heroes (13:30-14:30)
Captain Accident (14:45-15:30)
Funk Street (16:00-17:00)

Champions Floating Pitch

For the first time, a Champions Floating Pitch will be installed in the Bay and will host the highly-anticipated UEFA Ultimate Champions Match on Friday, June 2, featuring legends of the beautiful game.

In addition, the floating pitch will host community activity, including walking football, refugee teams from Cardiff, Swansea and Newport, a deaf football friendly international, learning disability and youth age groups matches.

Ultimate Champions Match

Last year’s participants included Brazil and Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos, Portugal’s Luís Figo and Germany’s Lothar Matthäus.

Champions Gallery

The UEFA Champions Gallery, a museum celebrating the UCL’s history, will be located inside the iconic Wales Millennium Centre.

The gallery will also celebrate and showcase the fantastic work being done across Wales by clubs, schools and communities. It will also feature the work being done as part of the FAW’s Community Engagement Initiatives throughout the build-up to the finals, including the Cardiff 2017 Curriculum Resource which was created for all primary schools in Wales and the #ThisIsWelshFootball photography competition.

Creative Workshops

The Champions Gallery will also feature workshops on a range of topics such as sports photography, creative writing and video production.

Virtual Champions Arena

The Pierhead building will be transformed into an interactive Virtual Champions Arena offering an immersive virtual reality experience in which YOU can be part of the finalists’ “Road to Cardiff”.

UEFA Champions League Trophy Experience

There will be lots of UEFA fan engagement installations, the jewel in the crown being the iconic UEFA Champions League Trophy display, which gives visitors the opportunity to have a free photo taken alongside club football’s most iconic silverware, with the beautiful Cardiff Bay backdrop.

UEFA Partner Activations

All UEFA’s Champions League partners will be on site, offering a wide range of different activities for you to get involved with.

adidas: Visit the Official adidas Fan Shop

BT Sport: #GoalsRecreated – attempt to recreate Steve Mcmanaman’s 2000 UEFA Champions League final goal, and look out for special guests

GAZPROM: GAZPROM Ticket Barometer – follow the GAZPROM pipeline elements in Cardiff for a chance to win two final tickets

Heineken: Watch out for the Bus Bar.

Mastercard: Visit the Mastercard Barber Shop next to the Pierhead Building for a free trim and the chance to unlock a Priceless Surprise!  Keep an eye out for Mastercard’s singing quartet.

Nissan: Catch yourself on video with the Champions League Trophy at the Intelligent Trophy Photobooth and go on a footballing journey involving three individual games

Pepsi Max: Visit the Fan House for an immersive custom-built VR game, the play-to-powerfoosball tables and ‘Roar for a Pour’ at the passion-reactive vending machines.

PlayStation: Sample the latest games for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®VR at the PlayStation FC Experience;  top the Headmaster leaderboard with Farpoint™ to win final tickets.

UniCredit: Beat the Robot Keeper to win great prizes!

Xperia™ from Sony:  Explore the new Xperia™ XZPremium featuring the new Motion Eye™ on the #ChampionsSofa, and see if you can win the Exclusive Photography Experience at the 2017 UEFA Super Cup.

There will be food and drink stands and plenty more to see and do throughout each day.

The UEFA Champions Festival will close at 17.00 on Saturday 3 June and reopen again on Sunday 4 June. As per previous finals there will be no screening of the game at the Festival site. However, Thursday and Friday in particular will give residents and visitors the opportunity to experience the Festival first before many of the finalists’ fans arrive in the city.

Match day, on Saturday 3 June, is expected to be extremely busy as two sets of supporters head to the City for the game. It is expected that the fans will soak up the atmosphere at the Festival before heading to the stadium for the game. Find out how to get to the Festival here.