What's On In and Around Porthcawl

Today to Tue 25 Oct, by distance closest first.

PYO Pumpkins Porthcawl

PYO Pumpkins Porthcawl Picking Patch Porthcawl is back! With our renowned PYO pumpkins and Halloween crafts, join us this Autumn. PYO Pumpkins is our favourite activity alongside getting lost in mazes.
Tycoch Farm Pyle Porthcawl CF33 4RR Details >
Sat 8 Oct, Sun 9 Oct, Sat 15 Oct, Sun 16 Oct, Fri 21 Oct to Sun 30 Oct
Premium

Burn and Mini Burn Adventure races

THE BURN Adventure Racing for adults either with adventure racing experience or a good level of fitness and navigation ability. For solos and teams of up to four.
Margam Park, Port Talbot, Wales SA13 2TJ Details >
Sat 8 Oct

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Buddy has been enjoyed by millions of people around the world and tells the story of the tragically short life of Buddy Holly, who along with high-school friends the Crickets, turned Country music
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot SA13 1PJ Details >
Today, Sat 1 Oct

Strong Enough - the ultimate tribute to Cher

Get ready for an unforgettable evening, celebrating the global superstar and great female icon that is Cher.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot SA13 1PJ Details >
Sat 15 Oct

Jim Davidson 'Not Yet Cancelled 2022 Tour'

More outrageous than ever! Despite attempts by the woke minority to cancel one of Britain’s greatest comedians, Jim Davidson OBE continues to play to capacity audiences year after year.
The Princess Royal Theatre Civic Centre Port Talbot SA13 1PJ Details >
Tue 25 Oct

FREE taster session with the Pontyclun Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The Pontyclun Rock Choir is led by local vocal coach Stephanie Todd.
Pontyclun Rugby Club, Llantrisant Rd, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan CF72 9DQ Details >
Mon 24 Oct, Mon 7 Nov, Mon 14 Nov, Mon 21 Nov, Mon 28 Nov

FREE taster session with the Mumbles Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The local The Mumbles choir is run by singer/pianist Dan Rogers.
Mumbles Methodist Church, Mumbles Road, The Mumbles SA3 4DH Details >
Sat 22 Oct, Sat 29 Oct, and more dates until Sat 3 Dec

ROH Live: Madama Butterfly

Set in 19th-century Japan, Puccini's heart-rending opera tells the tale of Cio-Cio-San, a young geisha who falls in love with an American naval officer –and pays the ultimate price.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Today

A Century of Sport - Book Launch

The book presents the story of a Century of Sport at Swansea University. Written by Stan Addicott, the former Director of Sport and Physical Recreation at the University, charting the rise of...
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Fri 30 Sep

Ralph McTell

Ralph McTell is touring his album ‘Hill of Beans’.  Produced by the legendary Tony Visconti, it is Ralph’s first album of original material for 10 years.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Sat 1 Oct

RSC: Richard III

Set in 19th-century Japan, Puccini’s heart-rending opera tells the tale of Cio-Cio-San, a young geisha who falls in love with an American naval officer –and pays the ultimate price.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 3 Oct

Queen of Glory  (cert tbc)

‘Queen of Glory’ is the story of Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants, who is quitting her Ivy League PhD program to follow her married lover to Ohio.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Tue 4 Oct

In My Craft – Raymond Antrobus

Raymond Antrobus MBE FRSL, is a multi-award winning poet, educator and spoken word artist, including, the Ted Hughes Award, the Sunday Times Young Writers Award and the Rathbones Folio prize.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Thu 6 Oct

The Feast (18)

An affluent family gathers at their lavish home in the Welsh mountains for a dinner party, hosting a local businessman and neighbouring farmer to broker a business deal to mine the surrounding
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 10 Oct

It Snows in Benidorm (15)

After being forced to retire, Peter, a man of routines and few joys, decides to go to Benidorm to visit his brother Daniel with whom he has little contact.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Tue 11 Oct

ROH Live: Aida

In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern,
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Wed 12 Oct

James Wilton Dance - The Four Seasons

James Wilton Dance, one of Europe’s most in demand dance companies, presents The Four Seasons. Using Max Richter’s recomposed version of Vivaldi’s seminal work The Four Seasons James Wilton Dance has...
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Thu 13 Oct

Angel

Angel is the legendary story of Rehana. In 2014 Kurdish families were fleeing Kobane to avoid the inevitable ISIS onslaught; Rehana stayed to fight and defend her town; as a sniper, she allegedly...
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Fri 14 Oct

The Forgiven (Cert tbc)

The Forgiven takes place over a weekend in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco and explores the reverberations of a random accident on the lives of both the local Muslims, and Western visitors to a
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 17 Oct

Exhibition on Screen: Hopper

Combined with expert interviews, diaries, and a startling visual reflection of American life, Hopper brings to life America’s arguably most influential artist.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Tue 18 Oct

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