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More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Walk to the Worm
Walk with our rangers to discover the wonders of Worms Head, the tidal island at the far end of Rhossili. Booking Essential. Phone: 01792 390636. Yes. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Sun 15 Sep 19

More details - Open Doors
On 14 September, Oystermouth Castle will be taking part in Cadw’s annual Open Doors event. 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 14 Sep 19

More details - Splendiferous Science Show
If you’ve ever wondered what’s needed to get James’ peach to fly, whether George is a genius scientist and how topsy-turvy the Twits could really be, then this is the splendiferous science show for you. Join BBC Bitesize science presenter Jon Chase as he delves into the whoopsy waffling worlds of Roald Dahl.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 14 Sep 19

More details - The Luna Cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody
The majestic backdrop of Oystermouth Castle makes for a truly memorable evening of cinema under the stars. Situated on the top of the hill in Mumbles with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay, Oystermouth Castle dates back to the 12th century. Recent restoration work has revitalised the castle.
Oystermouth Castle, Castle Ave, The Mumbles, Swansea
Thu 12 Sep 19

More details - The Luna Cinema - A  Star Is Born
The majestic backdrop of Oystermouth Castle makes for a truly memorable evening of cinema under the stars. Situated on the top of the hill in Mumbles with stunning views overlooking Swansea Bay, Oystermouth Castle dates back to the 12th century. Recent restoration work has revitalised the castle.
Oystermouth Castle, Castle Ave, The Mumbles, Swansea
Wed 11 Sep 19

More details - Swansea Vintage and Makers Market
A tempting mix of vintage and retro paraphernalia from the 1930s to the 1980s, plus a varied selection of crafts by local artisans. In partnership with Cow & Ghost Vintage.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 8 Sep 19

More details - Heritage Open Weekend
What better way to spend autumn weekends than by exploring the rich history and astounding countryside of Carmarthenshire. Each weekend in September a different property in Carmarthenshire will be opening their doors for FREE. Heritage Open Weekend at Aberdulais will be on 7 & 8 September.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - Gower Bluegrass Music Festival
The annual Gower Bluegrass Festival attracts many bluegrass musicians from the South Wales area and also from further afield across the Severn Bridge. Bluegrass enthusiasts have the opportunity to take advantage of our open picking sessions and participate in our instrumental workshops.
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Fri 6 Sep 19

More details - Gower Bluegrass Festival
Bluegrass Music event
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Fri 6 Sep 19

More details - The Proclaimers
It has been 32 years since Scottish twins Craig & Charlie Reid aka The Proclaimers emerged. Since then, their enduring appeal across generations has carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their...
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - Museum Matinée: Goldfinger (1964)
Museum Matinées explore classic films on the last Friday of each month and feature an introduction to the social and cultural context of each film. While investigating a gold magnate’s smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Wuthering Heights - Outdoor Theatre
The stunning grounds of Oystermouth Castle will once again play host to Outdoor Theatre this August with a spectacular performances of the dramatic Wuthering Heights!
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Thu 29 Aug 19

More details - Graft Craft – Plant Hammering!
Try your hand at this amazing craft that transfers a flowers natural pigment onto fabric at the tap of a hammer!
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 29 Aug 19

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 28 Aug 19

More details - Prince and Princesses Day
Dress up as your favourite character and join us this August Bank Holiday for Prince and Princesses family fun day!
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Mon 26 Aug 19

More details - Traditional Fishing & Fisherman’s Tales
Discover traditional Welsh fishing, featuring hands-on net-making, coracle display and The Blackrock Lave Netsmen of the Severn Estuary who will be sharing their hand held nets and willow traps still in use today.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Mon 26 Aug 19

More details - Pirate Party!
Ahoy there me hearties! Join us as we go pirate crazy with: Cutthroat Crafts Make a treasure map Fearsome Foes Swashbuckling Storytelling Meet the enchanting Mermaid Knotty hands-on Fun
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - Swansea Bay Beer & Cider Festival
Real ale fans are counting down the days to Swansea Camra’s beer and cider festival at the Brangwyn Hall. The Swansea branch of the Campaign for Real Ale is sourcing the most exciting new brews from up and down the land, many never before seen in this area, for their 33rd annual festival.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Thu 22 Aug 19

More details - Gangsta Granny - Outdoor Theatre
The stunning grounds of Oystermouth Castle will once again play host to Outdoor Theatre this August with a performance of the fabulous David Walliams story, Gangsta Granny! Meet Ben, an 11-year-old want-to-be plumber fed up with spending his Friday nights at granny’s.
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Wed 21 Aug 19

More details - Summer Morning Movie: Ralf Breaks the Internet
Ralph and Vanellope risk it all by traveling to the world wide web, which may or may not survive Ralph’s wrecking.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 20 Aug 19

More details - Dinosaurs in the Jungle
Come join the Rangers in this amazing Rainforest setting for a dinosaur adventure. Sessions last 45 minutes and include meeting baby dinosaurs, a dinosaur hunt around the jungle ending with meeting our life size baby T.rex Ronnie in the Jungle hut. A roar-some day out for all the family.
Plantasia Parc Tawe, Swansea
Mon 19 Aug 19

More details - Medieval Fun Week
Be careful to keep your head at The Gower Heritage Centre this week! With Lady Elizabeth leading Interactive tales of yore, with Robyn Hood, King Arthur and more, on stage with props and plenty of old style pantomime booing and cheering!
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Mon 19 Aug 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Walk to the Worm
Walk with our rangers to discover the wonders of Worms Head, the tidal island at the far end of Rhossili. Booking Essential. Phone: 01792 390636. Yes. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Sun 18 Aug 19

More details - Beach Fun Day
Do you love residing by the beach in the summertime£ Well, at this beach fun day, you can enjoy the sand whatever the weather, with a marquee full of beach fun games, a Goddess of the Sea Amphitrite, leading legendary Interactive Adventures - even travelling underwater (in imagination)!
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Wed 14 Aug 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Rhossili Ramble
Join our volunteer Dave to walk back in time and discover Rhossili’s history. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all the family. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Wed 14 Aug 19

More details - Marina Market
Delicious fresh food and beautiful hand crafted goods, Marina Market takes place in Dylan Thomas Square, situated next to the Museum. Brought to you by the same people who organise the successful Uplands Market, it offers a wonderful array of stalls to browse on a Sunday in a great location.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 11 Aug 19

More details - Minibeasts Workshop
Learn more about the wonderful mini world of the crawly and slithery variety! We will discuss a variety of small animals including cockroaches, snails, tortoise, geckos and snakes, and participants will have the opportunity to handle these fascinating creatures in real life. In partnership with Plantasia.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 10 Aug 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Sunflower Walks at Rhossili
Join us for a walk to the sunflower fields in the Vile at Rhossili and find out more about our wildlife friendly farming. Our sunflower fields are part of our new approach to farming, transforming the Vile into a haven for rare animals, birds and wild flowers.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Thu 8 Aug 19

More details - Country Games Day
Lots of fun of ye olde country fair to be had today, with a coconut shy, hook a duck, traditional board games to be played in the classroom, as well as Splat the Rat! Interactive traditional tales with giants and dragons to be joined in with.
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Wed 7 Aug 19

More details - National Play Day - GROW
Help us raise the roof at the Museum this National Play Day with a day of fun on the theme of GROW! Featuring: Games Arts & crafts Pirate Ship Garden Activities Play On Wheels play bus Messy play Live Music ...and much more! All activities are free.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Wed 7 Aug 19

More details - Summer Morning Movie: How To Train Your Dragon
Summer Morning Movie: How To Train Your Dragon The Hidden World (PG, 2019). When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 6 Aug 19

More details - Graft Craft – Bug Boxes
Construct a clever box with in-built magnifier to view the wonders of creepy crawlies in all their close up glory.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 1 Aug 19

More details - An Afternoon of a Thousand Strings
Join ’The Girl With The Golden Harp’, former Royal Harpist and Clogau artist Claire Jones together with renowned composer/percussionist Chris Marshall and leading students of their Claire Jones Concert Ensemble.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 28 Jul 19

More details - Dungeons and Dragons Day
Fancy meeting some baby dragons£ Join us for a fun filled day of storytelling, puppetry and dragon processions. Dungeons and Dragons Day Timetable: 11.00am - 11.30am Meet the Baby Dragons 11.30am - 12.00pm Dragon Tales 12.30pm - 1.00pm Dragon Parade 2.00pm - 2.30pm Meet the Baby Dragons 2.30pm - 3.
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Sat 27 Jul 19

More details - Pirate Week!
Set course for a fun-filled week of Pirate-themed events at the Gower Heritage Centre! Climb aboard the Good ship Gower Heritage for Piratical mischief! With Captain Jack Sparrow, and Captain Charlotte DuBerry at the helm! With Treasure trails, plenty of plank walking, brand new extra Pirate Training Games!
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Sat 27 Jul 19

More details - Rope making
Try your hand on our brilliant replica 19th Century rope making machine that twists long threads into a perfect twine.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - Summer Morning Movie: Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
Join us for the greatest love story ever told, starring...garden gnomes, in this over the picket fence family adventure.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 23 Jul 19

More details - Into the Wild Encounters
Fully interactive talks from the experts where you will get to meet many exotic mammals up close and personal. These will vary from session to session but will include meerkats, skunks, 3 and 6 banded armadillos, porcupines, foxes and tenrecs.
Plantasia Parc Tawe, Swansea
Tue 23 Jul 19

More details - Be a Rain Forest Ranger
Add to your adventure with this Free Family Trail. Follow the clues, explore the jungle, and complete. All completions are included in Weekly Prize Drawers to WIN annual passes, cuddly toys, and much more. Both Hatchling and Fledgling Trails are free with general admission for all visitors.
Plantasia Parc Tawe, Swansea
Mon 22 Jul 19

More details - Swansea’s Street Tramway
Looking back on the remarkable history of Swansea’s first passenger railway with David Beynon. In association with the Historical Association, Swansea Branch.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 20 Jul 19

More details - Teddy Bear’s Picnic
If you go down the Museum today you’re sure for a big surprise… Join us for a fantastic morning of fun and activities from the flying start teams across Swansea.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 18 Jul 19

More details - Aberdulais Landscapes
For centuries, Aberdulais has been utilising natural resources for energy to drive industrial wonders. Today, National Trust Aberdulais shares and celebrates people’s historical footprint. As once industry shaped the valley and dramatic waterfall of the tinworks, now nature reclaims this fascinating site.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Mon 15 Jul 19

More details - Morriston Orpheus Choir in Concert with Snowdown Male Choir
The internationally-acclaimed Morriston Orpheus Choir welcomes friends from Kent as part of Snowdown Male Choir’s 90th anniversary celebration visit to South Wales. The Snowdown Choir was formed in 1929 by John Yorath, a Welshman, who was the choir-master of St.
All Saints Church, Oystermouth, Swansea
Sat 13 Jul 19

More details - Life Drawing Evening – Dance Days Special
A special life drawing event to celebrate dance and movement. Within the beautiful Warehouse Gallery, surrounded by museum vitrines, multiple costumed and nude models will create tableau inspired by artists such as Degas and Toulouse-Lautrec.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 13 Jul 19

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 13 Jul 19

More details - Explore Books
A book club with a difference! No need to read the books in advance just come along for a discussion. With set themes and authors this is a chance to discover different books that you might be inspired to go on and read. In June we will look at a selection of Biographies.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 9 Jul 19

More details - Dunvant Male Choir - 40th Annual Patrons Concert
The annual showpiece concert of this local, international male choir. This years celebration is held in St. Mary’s Church, the Civic Church of the City & County of Swansea.
St. Mary’s Church, Swansea
Sat 6 Jul 19

More details - Wales Airshow
Breathtaking aerobatic displays over Swansea Bay, state-of-the-art aircraft and vintage planes from the past, will again be thrilling hundreds of thousands of visitors in the skies above Swansea.
Swansea South Wales
Sat 6 Jul 19

More details - Shrek the musical
Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
princess royal theatre
Wed 3 Jul 19

More details - Museum Monthly Movies: Planes (2013)
A crop-dusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 30 Jun 19

More details - Ruff
Join the Split Britches Performance Company in their new work ‘RUFF’. Peggy Shaw ruminates on life before and after the stroke she had in 2011 and pays tribute to those who have kept her company over the last 70 years.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 28 Jun 19

More details - WNO Orchestra: Summer Opera Classics
This summer, WNO Orchestra returns with an ever-popular collection of unmissable opera classics. WNO’s talented orchestral musicians are joined by conductor Harry Ogg and soloists Joyce El-Khoury and Jason Howard for this special concert.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Fri 28 Jun 19

More details - Elvis tribute night by the multi award winning Gordon Davis.
Gordon Davis is an award winning tribute artist. Gordon two year ago sold out the st daivids hall with cardiff philarmonic orchestra and large male voice choir. this year he headlined a 15000 music festival. Gordon who lives in Malta has kindly agreed to fly over and headline this event for Wales Air Ambulance .
LLWCHWR WORKINGMANS CLUB (THE BUG) 7-9 HIGH STREET GORSEINON. FUNCTION ROOM UPSTAIRS
Fri 28 Jun 19

More details - Ukulele Festival of Wales
Performers from the UK and beyond. Open mic, Jamalong to our songbook, Workshops, Stalls, Tearooms, Bar and BBQ. Camping available. Friday 19:00 - 23:00, 11:00 - 23:00, Sunday 11:00 - 18:00.
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Fri 28 Jun 19

More details - Summer Opera Classics
This summer, WNO Orchestra returns with an ever-popular collection of unmissable opera classics. WNO’s talented orchestral musicians are joined by conductor Harry Ogg and soloists Joyce El-Khoury and Jason Howard for this special concert.
The Great Hall, Bay Campus, Swansea University
Fri 28 Jun 19

More details - The Beast In Me - Stories of Transformation
Join Daniel Morden for a night of performances as part of the Beyond Borders Storytelling Conference. (Performance 8-9pm). Free Tickets via Eventbrite (£5.00 deposit): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/storytelling-for-health-2-tickets-50598710104#tickets
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 27 Jun 19

More details - Dunvant Male Choir - Rehearsal Nights
Visitors and particularly potential choristers are warmly invited to visit us at our twice weekly rehearsals. Visitors will witness the hard work and fun that takes place and the planning that prevents poor performances.
Ebenezer Chapel, Dunvant Square, Dunvant
Mon 24 Jun 19

More details - Swansea Half Marathon
2019 sees the return of the multi award winning JCP Swansea Half Marathon, voted the UK’s best half marathon (2017 and 2018) and Wales’ biggest and best summer half marathon. This year we are targeting 10,000 runners to come and Run Swansea.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 23 Jun 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Walk to the Worm
Walk with our rangers to discover the wonders of Worms Head, the tidal island at the far end of Rhossili. Booking Essential. Phone: 01792 390636. Yes. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Sat 22 Jun 19

More details - Rhydian + special guest Royal harpist Claire Jones
Award winning, double platinum selling vocalist Rhydian is joined this year by renowned harpist Claire Jones. Friends for many years, the pair have achieved chart topping success and legions of fans across the globe.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sat 22 Jun 19

More details - Museum Matinée: High Society (1956)
Museum Matinées explore classic films on the last Friday of each month and feature an introduction to the social and cultural context of each film.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 21 Jun 19

More details - Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem - The Swansea University Choral Society are joined by alumni and members of staff, to perform the Requiem in the composer’s own version with piano duo rather than orchestra. The result is a ravishingly intimate work which gives a new perspective on Brahms’ great masterpiece.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Wed 19 Jun 19

More details - Welsh Factor Talent Competition 1st Round Heat
Wales Premier Talent Competition invites all talented people of all disciplines to take part by entering this 10th Anniversary of the project.
New Lodge Independent Club, Alexandria Road, Gorseinon, Swansea
Tue 18 Jun 19

More details - Sing Africa In Concert
Sing Africa is a multifaceted charitable organisation from South Africa, with a vision to enable disadvantaged young people to discover the joy and empowerment of choral and operatic music. Their concert will include South African Choral and Traditional Music alongside classic works by Verdi, Bizet and Mozart.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Sun 16 Jun 19

More details - Father’s Day Film: Back to the Future (1985)
In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town teen Marty McFly travels back in time to 1955, accidentally changing the past and jeopardising his future existence. With the help of mad scientist Doc Brown, Marty needs to find a way to repair history and return back to the future.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 16 Jun 19

More details - Morriston Orpheus Choir: Annual Gala Concert
Formed in 1935, the internationally-acclaimed Morriston Orpheus Choir enjoys a reputation as a leading exponent of male choral singing. The annual highlight is their Annual Gala Concert, and the choir are delighted to return to the Great Hall at Swansea University.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Sat 15 Jun 19

More details - Young Roots Crossing Boundaries Finale
Celebrate the Grand Finale of the Young Roots project. Young Roots is BAME project where young people explored their sense of heritage through art. Enjoy music & dance performances, and a Q & A with the young people themselves.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 15 Jun 19

More details - Nelson Day – Sid Kidwell Memorial Conference
A full day of talk and presentations about Nelson. Featuring speakers from London and Wales, and topics ranging from Nelson’s links to pottery and to music! This conference is in memory of Sid Kidwell, the ’citizen historian’, and devoted to a subject close to Sid’s interests - Nelson.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 14 Jun 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Wildlife Walk at Rhossili
Enjoy a walk around Rhossili, discovering each season’s wildlife highlights, led by our Area Ranger. Meet outside the National Trust shop. Booking Not Needed.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Wed 12 Jun 19

More details - Tax Help for Older People
Tax Help for Older People is a charity which provides free advice to older people on a low income who have income tax queries or problems. Advice is given at a face to face appointment in Swansea. Ring 01308 488066 for an appointment.
Citizens Advice, Second Floor, City Gates, 50A Wind St, Swansea
Tue 11 Jun 19

More details - Museum Movie: A Passage to India (1984)
Join us for this Explore Books special, as we screen the acclaimed 1984 David Lean film, based on the 1924 novel of the same name, by E.M Forester.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 11 Jun 19

More details - Gower Jazz Festival
Come and join us at the Gower Heritage Centre for our First Jazz Festival. Confirmed Acts: Alan Barnes, Li Harding & Gary Phillips, Tom Langshaw Trio, Afternoon in Paris, Groucho Club, Constellation Big Band, Sarah Meek Quartet and Guardalavaca De Cuba.
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Sat 8 Jun 19

More details - BBC NOW: Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich’s swift and purposeful second piano concerto seems perfectly suited to the promising talents of his son, Maxim, as well as showcasing great melodic craft in the beautiful central movement.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Fri 7 Jun 19

More details - Greening our City – Open Day
Join the Swansea Tree Forum to find out more about creating a tree friendly city, and improving canopy cover in Swansea. Hear about Tree science in Swansea University, tree mapping by the WI, and the Woodland Trust Street Tree project
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 6 Jun 19

More details - Museum Monthly Movies: Christopher Robin (2018)
Enjoy a free family film. Now all grown up, Christopher Robin re-encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh who, along with the help of some other old friends, helps him rediscover his childhood happiness.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 2 Jun 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Rhossili Down Walk
Discover the secrets of Rhossili Down, the highest point on Gower. A interesting walk with great views at every stop. Booking Essential. Phone: 01792 390636. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Sun 2 Jun 19

More details - Don Pasquale
Follow the exploits of Don Pasquale in this riotous new version of Donizetti’s classic comic opera. Set in and around Pasquale’s doner kebab van, it’s the story of an old bachelor’s romantic delusions and the young lovers who outwit him.
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Celebrating 60 years since St Mary's Church, Swansea re-opening
The internationally-acclaimed Morriston Orpheus Choir perform at this special concert celebrating 60 years since the reopening of St Mary’s Church in 1959. The city centre church was burnt out during the Swansea ’Three Night Blitz’ in 1941.
St Mary’s Church, City Centre, Swansea
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Wine Tasting Talk Evening
Join us for a selection of sumptuous wines from southern France. With detailed backgrounds for each wine, and accompanied by regional music and location maps, this is a highly enjoyable and informative evening. Led by Join Prof John Cope, National Museum Cardiff, and Steph Mastoris of National Waterfront Museum.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Rhossili and South Gower Coast - Walk to the Worm
Walk with our rangers to discover the wonders of Worms Head, the tidal island at the far end of Rhossili. Booking Essential. Phone: 01792 390636. Yes. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rhossili and South Gower Coast
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Terry Hetherington Award for Young Writers
To celebrate our joint exhibition, ‘Dylan Thomas: Music of Colour’ at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, we’re bringing this year’s Terry Hetherington Award over to the Gallery! Join us for an evening of readings and celebration from the entrants and winners of this year’s £1000 award for writers under 30.
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Alexandra Road, Swansea, Swansea
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Gower Calligraphy
See a demonstration of calligraphy using materials and techniques appropriate to the Tudor period. Learn about quill cutting, preparation of paints and ink, and illuminated letters. Create your own artwork and try your hand at calligraphy.
Oxwich Castle (Cadw) Oxwich, Swansea
Thu 30 May 19

More details - Meet the Forest Archer
The Forest Archer will tell you about bow and arrow making. See him put his skills to the test. The Forest archer will demonstrate his skills and tell you tales of what it was like at the Battle of Agincourt.
Oxwich Castle (Cadw) Oxwich, Swansea
Mon 27 May 19

More details - Half Term Movie: Sherlock Gnomes (2018)
Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit the renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments…
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Gower Good Food Festival
The Gower Heritage Centre has been holding successful foodie events for years now, and the Gower Good Food Festival is no exception. Back for its third year, the festival is back by popular demand, and this year will be held from Sunday 26th May to Monday 27th May.
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Creepy Creatures
Enjoy a live, interactive animal showcase with Geraint ’The Snakeman’ Hopkins. Come along and find out all about snakes, spiders, lizards - and handle some if you dare!
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Pop up Skate Park!
Join Swansea’s Exist team to watch the pros in action then join the coaches for a super fun session to pick up some new tips and tricks. No need to bring a board as all equipment will be available free of charge. Suitability: 7+. Suitable for all levels. Cost: Free* A refundable deposit of £5.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Hero Half Term!
Calling all heros big and small! The Gower Heritage Centre needs you!! We have an escaped villain in the centre! We need hero’s to help catch this villain and turn him from evil to good.
Gower Heritage Centre Parkmill, Gower
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Design your own penny
By order of her majesty Queen Elizabeth I you’re hereby assigned the task of designing a new copper penny. Learn how Ulrich Frosse perfected a new method of smelting copper to turn into a coin of the realm. Design your own paper-plate coin, and take part in our half- term ’Copper- Opolis.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Explore Books
A book club with a difference! No need to read the books in advance just come along for a discussion. With set themes and authors this is a chance to discover different books that you might be inspired to go on and read. The theme for Spring is Biographies.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 21 May 19

More details - Wales on Wheels
Vehicles of all kinds gather on Museum Green and Dylan Thomas Square for a celebration of Wales on wheels. Weather dependent. From motorcycles, buses and trucks, to the amazing Penydarren steam locomotive.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 18 May 19

More details - Dementia Awareness Week – Tea Dance
Join us for another of our beautiful Tea Dances in the main hall of the museum to mark Dementia Awareness Week. Featuring the fabulous Musical memories choir and a line dancing workshop. Afternoon tea is provided To book you FREE place please phone 02920 573600.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 16 May 19

More details - International Dylan Thomas Prize
International Dylan Thomas Prize - 2019 Award Ceremony and Reception. The evening will include readings by the six shortlisted authors and the announcement of the winner of the prestigious 2019 Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Thu 16 May 19

More details - The Girl with Incredibly Long Hair / Y Ferch gyda'r Gwallt Hynod Hir
This Spring join Rapunzel, her Mam, and her new friend Daf in the forest as they set off on an adventure, for which they’ll need your help. Y Ferch gyda’r Gwallt Hynod Hir / The Girl with Incredibly Long Hair is a family show from We Made This which reimagines the story of Rapunzel for our times.
Pontardawe Arts Centre Herbert Street Pontardawe
Wed 15 May 19

More details - Swansea Vintage and Artisan Fair
A tempting mix of vintage and retro paraphernalia from the 1930s to the 1980s, plus a varied selection of crafts by local artisans. In partnership with Cow & Ghost Vintage.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Craft Fair at Canolfan y Bont
Come along to our second craft fair of the year where a variety of hand-made items will be available to buy. We have a long history of promoting local crafts and local produce and we look forward to extending a warm welcome to all. Entry is free and light refreshments are available to buy.
Canolfan y Bont 28 Dulais Road
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Swansea, the Riverside Town
It is hard to believe that the land where the National Waterfront Museum is today was part of the windswept seashore common land where the burgesses allowed their pigs and geese to graze. For about 700 years Swansea hardly spread beyond its medieval walls.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Paul Young
Everyone’s favourite 80’s crooner Paul Young is back on tour, performing his much loved album ’No Parlez’ in celebration of 35 years since its release. ’No Parlez’ was Paul’s debut album.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sat 11 May 19

More details - BiFest Wales - A one-day bisexual themed workshop and live music event
BiFest Wales - Saturday 11th May 2019 A one-day event for bisexual people, their friends, allies and anyone interested in bisexuality Daytime workshop, social space, and information event Registration from 12 noon. First workshop 12:30pm. 6pm finish.
YMCA Swansea, 1 The Kingsway, Swansea, First floor Theatre. Lift access is available
Sat 11 May 19

More details - BBC NOW: Jac van Steen conducts Mozart
BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Beethoven and Bartók match each other in visceral energy in the first half. Beethoven’s overture is driven by the internal conflict and grand struggle of its Shakespearean hero, while Bartók, undimmed by illness and exile, displays his passion for his homeland and the Old World.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Fri 10 May 19

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