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More details - Medieval Fun Week
Travel back in time at The Gower Heritage Centre today and experience a day of Medieval Madness, where we will be putting the Gory back into the Gower, and having a whole lot of old fashioned fun! There will be lots to do for the whole family. Did you know that Mice were put on trial?
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Today to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Summer Holiday Activities
Call in to the Dylan Thomas Centre on every day of the school holiday for fun, free activities. We’re running a mixture of tutored and self-led activities. Full details are on our website, with age guidance.
Dylan Thomas Centre Somerset Place Swansea
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Weaving Willow Workshop
On 2, 9, 16, 23 August - create your own crown, dream-catcher or wind break for your garden.
Oxwich Castle
Today to Thu 23 Aug

More details - Swansea Bay Beer & Cider Festival
Swansea Camra members are putting together a fantastic beer and cider list for their 32nd annual festival in Swansea. Drinkers will be spoiled for choice at August’s event, with more than 150 real ales, plus 50 ciders and perries on offer.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Thu 23 Aug to Sat 25 Aug

More details - Speed Dating in Swansea
Swansea Speed Dating How speed dating in Swansea works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Swansea. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Revolution, 24 Wind Street
Thu 23 Aug

More details - The Working Woman's Home
Use your imagination to peek behind the blinds at Number 2 Waterfall Cottage to explore the home-life behind the workforce. Come and learn how to brighten up your home the good ol’ fashioned way by creating some hand-made traditional crafts at our Victorian home workshop. Booking not needed.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Pirate Fun Day
Ahoy there me hearties! Join us to go pirate crazy with Cutthroat Crafts, Swashbuckling Storytelling and much more including Knotty hands-on Fun, Fearsome Foes and Selfies with Captain Jack.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Medieval Fun Day
See an archery demonstration and have a go yourself.Hands-on activities, demonstrations and living history displays. Fun for all the family.
Oxwich Castle
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - High Sheriff of West Glamorgan's Medieval Banquet
Travel back to the medieval period and sample the delights of the food, drink and entertainment provided by the High Sheriff.
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Traditional Skills and Crafts Day
Step back in time and try your hand at some traditional crafts! Think of castles and no doubt you’ll think of knights in shining armour or maybe a princess in a tower, but have you ever thought what life in a castle was really like£ On Bank Holiday Monday we’ll be shedding light on aspects of castle life,...
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Victorian Family Time
Why not join us this summer to share in some Victorian past-times. See how Victorian families spent time together and have a go at some traditional fun and games.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Today, Mon 27 Aug, Sat 1 Sep

More details - Crafty Fun for Children
Join us for a crafty workshop in the castle and make your own mediaeval crown, princess tiara, badge or bookmark. Drop in any time between 11.30am-3.30pm. Suitable for children aged 3-11 years. Parents are required to stay with their child during the session.
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Explore Classic Film: Georgy Girl (12,1966)
Explore Classic Film screenings are held on the last Friday of the month and feature an introduction to the social and cultural context of each film.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Explore Classic Film: Treasure Island (U,1950)
An Explore Classic Film session with an introduction to the social and cultural context of the film. The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Victorian Cooking
Try your hand at making some traditional sweet treats, learn how to make a "proper" cup of tea, take home some Victorian recipes to try or get green fingered learning how to grow your own garden. Booking not needed.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Museum Monthly Movies
Join us for a free monthly movie - The BFG (PG, 2016). Roald Dahl’s enchanting tale - an orphan girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to giant country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Mary Shelley (12A)
Dir: Haifaa al-Mansour USA 2017 2hrs Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Ben Hardy The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein, while society, at the time, put little value in female authors.
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Mon 3 Sep

More details - Pin Cushion (15)
Dir: Deborah Haywood UK 2018 1hr 22mins Lily Newmark, Joanna Scanlan, Chanel Cresswell Mother Lyn and daughter Iona are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona befriends three girls.
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Mon 3 Sep

More details - Julie
National Theatre Live Julie by Polly Stenham after Strindberg Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Thu 6 Sep

More details - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Dir: Ol Parker USA 2018 Duration TBC Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, Lily James Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi. Here We Go Again!
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Gower Bluegrass Festival
11.00am till late The annual Gower Bluegrass Festival attracts many bluegrass musicians from the South Wales area and also from further afield across the Severn Bridge.Open picking sessions and instrumental workshops.
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Fri 7 Sep to Sun 9 Sep

More details - Mumbles Local Produce Market
Mumbles Local Produce Market takes place on the second Saturday of the month from 9am to 1pm at the Dairy Car Park, Mumbles Road, Mumbles SA3 4BX. A produce market with an enticing range of stalls that offer a broad range of locally produced goodies.
Mumbles Swansea
Sat 8 Sep, Sat 13 Oct, Sat 10 Nov

More details - Open Doors
Join us for free entry all weekend as part of Cadw’s ’Open Doors’ event, and discover what goes on behind the scenes to help keep this place special. Step into the lives of Victorian men, women and children who helped South Wales start an industrial revolution, shaping the world.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Open Doors -Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall
The site is part of the National Trust, which undertakes historical conservation of the property. Tours and events are held at the site throughout the year.
National TrustAberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall, Main Rd., Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - Open Doors
Open Doors is an annual celebration of the architecture and heritage of Wales, providing a once a year chance to step inside some of Swansea’s most famous landmarks for free!
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Sat 8 Sep

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