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More details - BBC NOW: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
Mahler’s set of orchestral songs was the first of its kind. The listener is taken from the everyday pleasure of a smelling a flower to the midnight of the soul. The unfinished tenth symphony was a deeply cathartic work for the composer, helping him to come to terms with his broken marriage and impending death.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sat 19 Jan 19

More details - Apollo: A Moon Odyssey
Take a dramatic journey with presenter Andrew Lound for his captivating talk on Apollo a Moon Odyssey, accompanied by wonderful images and music in this fascinating presentation for all the family.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 13 Jan 19

More details - Amazing Astronomy Saturday
Embrace the time of year when our skies are at their darkest, with a full programme to inspire, inform and celebrate all things astronomical. Featuring: Hands on advice from South Wales Astronomical Societies Telescope Clinic 3D space films Cosmic Crafts Meteorite display.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 12 Jan 19

More details - Museum Monthly Movies: Peter Rabbit (2018)
Enjoy a free film screening. Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 6 Jan 19

More details - WNO Orchestra: A Night in Vienna
Following an extremely well received concert in 2018, WNO Orchestra returns in January with another popular New Year concert. This year we present a programme with not just our talented orchestra but also the extra dimension of song to truly uncork the spirit of Vienna in the concert hall.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Fri 4 Jan 19

More details - Make a Bird Feeder
Help our feathered friends during the cold season by making your very own bird feeder to take home and hang in the garden.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 27 Dec 18

More details - A Candlelit Christmas
Led by Alwyn Humphreys, with solo performances from Swansea’s leading lady, Ros Evans, the Chamber Orchestra of Wales and Chorale will be filling the Brangwyn with plenty of Christmas cheer.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 23 Dec 18

More details - Santa & The Polar Express
A festive film night with an extra sprinkle of seasonal magic including a special trail, gift-box making and a sing-a-long with Santa. What’s in store… Hunt for the giant gifts nestled in the galleries to complete a magical trail Make a festive gift box. Sing a long with Santa.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 21 Dec 18

More details - Victorian Christmas
Wrap up warm and take a candlelit walk to the waterfall - it’s truly an amazing sight at night all lit up. Enjoy story-telling with Mr/Mrs Claus, make a traditional Victorian decoration to take home or cozy-on up in the tea-room with a hot drink and mince pie.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Fri 21 Dec 18

More details - Festive Film: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
Join our annual screening of this heart-warming classic, including an introduction from film Historian Anthea Symonds. Set on Christmas eve, James Stewart stars as George Bailey, a small town man, dreaming of adventure and travel, but frustrated when circumstances conspire to keep him from his dreams.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 16 Dec 18

More details - Handel's Messiah with Chamber Orchestra of Wales
Handel’s Messiah remains an ever-popular work that covers a vast range of emotions, from great tenderness and delicacy, to unbridled joy, to immense majesty and power. This year’s performance is led by the Chamber Orchestra of Wales Chorale.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 16 Dec 18

More details - Dunvant Male Choir - 30th Annual Christmas Concert
The choir’s Annual Christmas Concert takes place again this year at St. Mary’s Church in the city centre.
St. Mary’s Church, St. Mary’s Square, Swansea
Sat 15 Dec 18

More details - G4 Christmas by Candlelight
For the 2018 festive season, G4 embark on their biggest ever Christmas tour, with 24 dates across the UK including Swansea’s prestigious Brangwyn Hall. These intimate performances see Jonathan, Ben, Mike and Nick recall the musical experiences of their childhoods.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Wed 12 Dec 18

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 9 Dec 18

More details - Family Film Club
The Nightmare Before Christmas (pg) 1993 Booking essential 
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Administrative Offices, c/o Room 249 The Guildhall Swansea
Sun 9 Dec 18

More details - Swansea Open 2018
Glynn Vivian is pleased to announce this year’s annual celebration of art and craft by artists and makers who live and work in Swansea (SA1-SA9).
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Alexandra Road, Swansea, Swansea
Sun 9 Dec 18

More details - Reindeers, Crafts & Carols
Enjoy the perfect festive afternoon, sprinkled with seasonal magic and featuring real reindeers. Meet real reindeers and learn how they live, create a Christmas craft to treasure, listen to a male voice choir raise the roof and join in with some festive favourites.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 8 Dec 18

More details - Young Makers
Using a range of techniques learn how to turn your drawings into professional quality animation puppets and three-dimensional theatre sets.
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Administrative Offices, c/o Room 249 The Guildhall Swansea
Sat 8 Dec 18

More details - Gruff Rhys and Special Friends
Gruff’s career has spanned three decades, two languages, multiple bands, offshoots and collaborations with one boundless imagination at the core. Fans of Gruff will be treated to new songs from Babelsburg, old songs and the usual amusing musings from the mic no doubt.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Wed 5 Dec 18

More details - Art Babas
Art Babas is a relaxed, sensory craft session for parents and carers with pre-school children, led by artist Menna Buss. From 6 months to 3 years.
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Administrative Offices, c/o Room 249 The Guildhall Swansea
Tue 4 Dec 18

More details - Music Quiz & Classic Hits - Monday night (first Mon of the month) at the Black Boy, Killay, Swansea
A fun evening with Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and Rock’n’Roll years and Music Quiz around 9.00pm. All your favourite songs and some great prizes, including meal voucher, drinks, CD’s and booby prize! From 7.30pm until late.
Gower Road, Killay, Swansea
Mon 3 Dec 18

More details - Festive Film: All Aboard! The Sleigh Ride (2015)
A traditional reindeer sleigh with a fixed camera for a magical journey across the frozen wilderness of the Arctic. Immerse yourself in this atmospheric, breath-taking and hypnotic journey, 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 2 Dec 18

More details - War Requiem
Swansea Philharmonic Choir present War Requiem by Benjamin Britten. With conductor: Jonathan Rogers, British Sinfonietta, Nidus Children’s Choir. Plus Soprano Jennifer Walker, Tenor Peter Davoren and Baritone David Stout.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 2 Dec 18

More details - Bad Manners
Bad Manners. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
Sin City, Swansea
Sun 2 Dec 18

More details - Clare Teal
Following on from the success of award winning singer and BBC Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal’s long running and much loved Festive Fiesta as performed with her Trio, Clare’s seasonal musical treat just got bigger!
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Jubilee Soul (Xmas Party)
JUBILEE SOUL ‘XMAS PARTY’ Saturday 1st December 2018 The Jubilee Club, 98 Herbert St, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 4ED Soul Music & Dancing 7.00pm till Late (Bar open until 12.
Jubilee Club, 98 Herbert Street, Pontardawe, Swansea
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Make a Snow Shaker
Turn a jam jar into a beautiful, glittery winter scene to treasure. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creu-siglwr-eira-make-a-snow-shaker-tickets-50480644968
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Wine Tasting Talk Evening
Start the festive season with a selection of sumptuous Iberian wines for Christmas. With detailed backgrounds for each wine, and accompanied by regional music and location maps, this is a highly enjoyable and informative evening.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 30 Nov 18

More details - Christmas Craft Fayre & Father Christmas Arrives
The Gower Heritage Centre is celebrating in style with its very own Christmas Market featuring a range of local produce and crafts. Entry to the Gower Heritage Centre and the Christmas market will be free all weekend.
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Sat 24 Nov 18

More details - Pontarddulais Male Choir Annual Concert
This year’s annual concert by Côr Meibion Pontarddulais Male Choir will be held at the Brangwyn and will feature the magnificent voices of Elin Manahan Thomas, mezzo, and Trystan llyr Griffiths, tenor.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sat 24 Nov 18

More details - Green Fayre
Ideas, advice and gifts for a truly Green Christmas. The fair will be packed full with environmentally friendly, organic, fair trade, recycled and locally produced goodies. Organised by the Environment Centre.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 24 Nov 18

More details - Popworld Slides Back into Swansea
Popworld reopens after a £200,000 investment Swansea is braced to welcome the nation’s favourite party back to the city when Popworld reopens its glittery doors on Friday 23rd November with a VIP party and a weekend full of activities, including live street performers.
Popworld Swansea, 2 Wind Street, Swansea
Fri 23 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Breadwinner (Autism Friendly)
Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner is set in the capital city of Afghanistan, the Taliban-controlled Kabul in 2001. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who helps her father in the marketplace as he regales her with historical tales and stories of the imagination.
Pontardawe Arts Centre, Herbert Street, Pontardawe, Neath Port Talbot
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Early Man
Life in the valley is perfect for plucky caveman Dug and his misfit tribe. But disaster strikes when they are forced from their home by the mighty Bronze Age city led by all-powerful villain, Lord Nooth.
Pontardawe Arts Centre, Herbert Street, Pontardawe, Neath Port Talbot
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - Legally Blonde The Musical
OMI GOD YOU GUYS! The award winning Legally Blonde is coming this November. It’s the story of college sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods, whose life is turned upside-down when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law.
Briton ferry community hall
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Sherlock Gnomes
This sequel to ’Gnomeo & Juliet’ follows the garden gnomes as they move to London. However, as soon as they arrive at their new home their fellow garden ornaments suddenly disappear.
The Welfare, Brecon Rd, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Glamorgan
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - The Madness of George III
National Theatre Live The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play, the first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse, was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Tue 20 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (Autism Friendly)
The spooky mind of author R.L. Stine receives the film treatment once again, in this ghostly horror sequel. Slappy is an evil ventriloquists dummy who is hell-bent on starting the Halloween apocalypse with a series of other monsters.
The Welfare, Brecon Rd, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Glamorgan
Tue 20 Nov 18

More details - Shakespeare Family Fun Day
Join Swansea University and the Being Human festival for an action packed afternoon celebrating Shakespeare. Featuring: Think you know your Shakespeare£ Fluellen Theatre Company will perform final moments of Shakespeare’s plays in a range of fun and different ways.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 17 Nov 18

More details - Beaujolais Day at the Brangwyn with Gareth Gates
After the success of the 2017 event, back for 2018.... JR Events & Catering are proud to present "Beaujolais Day at the Brangwyn" on Thursday 15th November at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea with West End and TV Star Gareth Gates.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Thu 15 Nov 18

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Swansea Grand Theatre Singleton Street Swansea
Wed 14 Nov 18

More details - Wartime Horrible History Stories
Meet our time travelling soldier to hear tales from the terrible trenches. Then get hands on with some wartime artefacts. Sessions at 12:30, 13:30 & 14:30. Booking required: Call 02920 573600.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 11 Nov 18

More details - Diwali Decorations - Rangoli
Join Sarita to make beautiful Rangoli patterns using colourful powders and learn about the meaning of the different symbols she creates.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 10 Nov 18

More details - Brendan Cole
For his 10th Anniversary tour, Brendan is joined by his sensational cast of guest dancers, captivating leading lady and superbly talented 12-piece band and singers, to whip up an extravagant mix of Latin fever and ballroom magic.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Wed 7 Nov 18

More details - Swansea University Postgraduate Open Day- Singleton Park Campus
Swansea University is a world-class, research led institution situated in two stunning campuses, each overlooking the picturesque Swansea Bay. Swansea University is a popular destination for postgraduate study and has a thriving postgraduate community.
Singleton Park Campus, Swansea University, Swansea
Wed 7 Nov 18

More details - Music Quiz & Classic Hits - every Wednesday at the Vivian Arms, Sketty, Swansea
A fun evening with Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and Rock’n’Roll years and Music Quiz (£1 to enter) around 8.30pm. All your favourite songs and some great prizes, including carvery meal for 2, wine, CD’s and booby prize! From 7.30pm until late.
Gower Road, Sketty Swansea
Wed 7 Nov 18

More details - Music Quiz & Classic Hits - Tuesday nights at the Reverend James, Loughor, Swansea
A fun evening with Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and Rock’n’Roll years and free to enter Music Quiz around 8.30pm. All your favourite songs and some great prizes, including £10 & £5 cash prizes, CD’s, ’chocs’ and booby prize! From 7.30pm until late.
Reverend James, 180 Borough Road, Loughor, Swansea. (Tel 01792 516231)
Tue 6 Nov 18

More details - Oas-is
Oas-is: Tickets avaiable.
Sin City, Swansea
Sat 3 Nov 18

More details - Viking Weekend
Join us for a Viking battle and lots more ...
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Sat 3 Nov 18

More details - Halloween Spooky Funday
An unmissable day of spooky fun, in our mysterious Museum setting! Meet some unusual characters, listen to ghostly tales and create some creepy crafts. Tackle the Time Warp Discover what makes a Gherkin glow Mwhahahaha!!!!
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Wed 31 Oct 18

More details - Spooky Valleys
Join us this Hallowe’en for the first of our after dark experiences, and discover Aberdulais like you’ve never seen before.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Wed 31 Oct 18

More details - Halloween Party Nights
Why not spend Halloween in one of the most haunted spots in Gower. The two nights are host to a spooky disco, dancing competitions, fancy dress competitions, scary story telling in our haunted mill cottage,spook school, swamp dip, halloween crafts and pumpkin carving (additional charge applies), bat hunts, ghost hunts...
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Tue 30 Oct 18

More details - Stargazing Evening
A stellar evening for all beginners and enthusiasts, including telescope tips and 3D film presentations. Meet the teams from the South Wales Astronomical Societies who will provide telescope tips and knowledge and enjoy 3D film presentations with Astrocymru. Booking required - Call 02920 573600.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 28 Oct 18

More details - Dylan Thomas Walking Tour – Uplands
Meet at Uplands Tavern (SA2 0PG) for this special literary tour led by Swansea poet and Dylan-scholar Peter Thabit Jones. Join us for this walk, which will take you around Dylan’s birthplace in the Uplands, providing a fascinating insight into his early life, in the area he spent his formative years.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Halloween Half Term Fun
We at the Gower Heritage Centre love Halloween so much that we have decided to dedicate the whole Half Term week to it! Join us from 10am - 5:30pm daily where you can enjoy a fun filled day of spooky activities! Join Magenta the witch at school for spooks for all things that go bump in the night!
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Autumn Half Term Fun
Try our spooktacular hallowe’en trail or get hands on with some ghoulish games and activities. Or why not enjoy the autumnal colours and see displays of red and gold fill the ground. There’s also 50 things activities like run round in the rain or catch a falling leaf. Booking not needed.
Aberdulais Tin Works & Waterfall Aberdulais, Neath
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Explore Classic Films: It Always Rains on Sunday
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. It Always Rains on Sunday (1949) - The events of a wet Sabbath unfold in the pubs, homes, and markets of the East End.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 26 Oct 18

More details - House of Caws: A Cheesey Street Food Celebration
A street food event dedicated to cheese is about to touch down in Swansea! This October, the team renowned for hosting the annual Swansea Street Food Festival, Street Food Warehouse, present the ultimate homage to fromage with two days celebration of all things cheese.
Unit Nineteen, 19 Little Wind Street, Swansea
Fri 26 Oct 18

More details - Macbeth - Directors cut
Macbeth - Director’s Cut A Radical Classic™ from Volcano Directed by PAUL DAVIES | Choreographed by CATHERINE BENNETT "Volcano by name, volcanic by nature, the Swansea company’s psycho serial-killer drama smashes down theatre’s fourth wall, [...
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Tue 23 Oct 18

More details - Museum Monthly Movies: Goodbye Christopher Robin
Join us for a free film screening. A beautiful biographical film that gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 21 Oct 18

More details - Mayerling
Royal Opera House Mayerling Ballet in three acts Choreography Kenneth Macmillan Music Franz Liszt Arranged and orchestrated by John Lanchbery Dangerous desires, family secrets and political intrigues twist through every moment of daring choreography in Kenneth Macmillan’s ballet inspired by true
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Sun 21 Oct 18

More details - Recollections by Antonis C Simintiras
Join us for the first live performance of Antonis Simintiras’ music performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra – their first ever appearance in Swansea.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Sat 20 Oct 18

More details - King Lear
National Theatre Live King Lear By William Shakespeare Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Fri 19 Oct 18

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 Oct 18

More details - Dandiya Dancing
The Dussehra Hindu festival signifies the triumph of good over evil. Come and join the festivities with Indian Kathak Dance professional, Sarita Sood.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 12 Oct 18

More details - Richard Alston Dance Company
Richard Alston has been making dance for 50 years. He will celebrate his half-century with a programme full of his trademark lyrical choreography performed by undoubtedly one of the world’s finest dance ensembles.
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Fri 12 Oct 18

More details - The Importance of being Earnest
Classic Spring Theatre presents Oscar Wilde Season LIVE: The Importance of Being Earnest (As Live 12A) Broadcast live from the Vaudeville Theatre, London A new production of one of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Tue 9 Oct 18

More details - MOCSA Competition Final
The Final of the MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year Competition also featuring concert performances by the Morriston Orpheus Choir. MOCSA (Morriston Orpheus Choir Supporters’ Association) has a long history of supporting the Choir and helping to encourage young Welsh singers.
The Great Hall Swansea University, Fabian Way , Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea
Sun 7 Oct 18

More details - BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Karl Jenkins
A thrilling gala concert of his own music conducted by Sir Karl Jenkins, featuring the epic The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, and the world premiere of Sir Karl’s new Lament for Syria, commissioned for this year’s Swansea International Festival with support from David Goldstone.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sat 6 Oct 18

More details - Elysium Artists Makers Market
Join Swansea’s Elysium Gallery Studios at this unique market showcasing sculpture, painting, illustration, art prints, textile and more from some of Swansea’s most talented and creative people. Part of The Swansea Fringe High Street Festival.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 6 Oct 18

More details - Gower Cider Festival
The Welsh Cheese and Cider Festival offers visitors a wide selection of locally produced, award winning cheese, cider and perry from Wales. There will also be stalls with locally produced chutneys, pickles and arts and crafts on offer.
Gower Heritage Centre, Parkmill
Sat 6 Oct 18

More details - Neath Food & Drink Festival
Now in its 10th year, Neath Food and Drink Festival, from humble beginnings has now become one of the biggest and best Food and Drink festivals in Wales’ calendar. Held over 3 days, the festival showcases the best in high quality Welsh produce.
Neath Neath, Port Talbot
Fri 5 Oct 18

More details - Rhondda Rips it Up!
OPERA CENEDLAETHOL CYMRU WELSH NATIONAL OPERA proudly presents Rhondda Rips It Up! starring Madeleine Shaw and Lesley Garrett. My Ladies, Lords and Gentlemen! WNO cordially invites you to the World Premiere of the rip-roaring, uproarious musical comedy Rhondda Rips It Up!
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Wed 3 Oct 18

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 September - November will be books with a food related theme.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 2 Oct 18

More details - Gould Piano Trio & Robert Plane (clarinet)
Swansea International Festival – Join the Gould Piano Trio and Robert Plane for an evening of sublime music including the premiere of a work by acclaimed Welsh composer Huw Watkins. The Gould Piano Trio, based in Wales, is one of Europe’s most sought-after piano trios.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sun 30 Sep 18

More details - Open Doors - Neath Abbey
Originally founded as a daughter house of Savigny in 1130, the abbey was absorbed into the Cistercian order in 1147. Fairly complete remains of the abbey survive, together with the sixteenth-century mansion raised within its precincts. Join Bill Zajac to explore the long and varied history of this fascinating site.
Neath Abbey and Gatehouse
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - The Haywood Sisters
Join us for a Saturday with swing sure to have your toes tapping as this vintage vocal trio perform nostalgic songs from the World War One era. Dressed in land army and costumes they will also share a short history of each song and the roles of women in the war effort.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - On Paper
Paper, often an overlooked support for drawings, is the subject of this exhibition. From collage to sculpture, corrugated card to blotting paper, On Paper explores the work of celebrated 20th century and contemporary artists whose work demonstrates a range of approaches to work on paper and the use of paper as a...
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Alexandra Road, Swansea, Swansea
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - Wakelin Award 2018: Richard Billingham
The Wakelin Award is given annually to a Welsh artist whose work is purchased for our permanent collection. This year’s selector is sculptor Laura Ford, who has chosen the work of Richard Billingham. Richard Billingham lives in Swansea.
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Alexandra Road, Swansea, Swansea
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - Explore Classic Film: Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
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. A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Fri 28 Sep 18

More details - Join M&S Swansea's World's Biggest Coffee Morning
Cake lovers can rejoice as M&S Swansea gears up for its annual coffee morning event in aid of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 28th September. Customers are invited to join in the fun and help change lives with coffee & cake.
M&S Swansea, 270 Oxford St, Swansea
Fri 28 Sep 18

More details - Swansea Festival – The Boy and the Lion's Head
Swansea International Festival – Against the backdrop of Kilvey Hill, Eastside Swansea, a grandfather’s stories about being a soldier during the First World War shadow the imagination of his lonely grandson.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Thu 27 Sep 18

More details - Tea Dance
Get on your glad rags and join our First World War themed tea dance as part of the Now The Hero project - in the beautiful Museum setting, listen to some great music, meet new friends, then relax and enjoy tea and cake. Booking required - call: 02920 573600.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Wed 26 Sep 18

More details - Iolanthe
Uplands Arts presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe 100 years ago, women first were able to vote. What is less well-known is their influence on Parliament some years before that – and especially on the House of Lords, where life was never the same again.
Taliesin Arts Centre Singleton Park
Wed 26 Sep 18

More details - Nawr yr Arwr/Now the Hero
Nawr yr Arwr/Now the Hero is an epic, large-scale site-specific performance intertwining stories of conflict via a military offensive, a raucous wedding party, a protest dance and an ancient wake.
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Tue 25 Sep 18

More details - Museum Monthly Movies
Join us for a free monthly movie - Suffragette (12A, 2015). In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 25 Sep 18

More details - Now the Hero
An epic theatrical experience will transform Swansea for 5 days this September, taking visitors on an extraordinary journey through three narratives of war; from the beach to The Brangwyn This forms the headline event for Swansea International Festival.
Swansea Bay
Tue 25 Sep 18

More details - Now the Hero / Nawr yr Arwr
Nawr yr Arwr / Now the Hero is an epic, large-scale site-specific performance intertwining stories of conflict via a military offensive, a raucous wedding party, a protest dance and an ancient wake.
Swansea South Wales
Tue 25 Sep 18

More details - History Day
Spanning both Swansea Museum and the National Waterfront Museum, a full day of historical talks and seminars. Open to all to drop in, or stay the whole day. See website for full programme. This event is in partnership with The Historical Association (Swansea branch) and the Royal Institution of South Wales
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 22 Sep 18

More details - Weekend Art Course: Local artist David Marchant
Taking inspiration from Oystermouth Castle’s amazing viewpoints, create your own artwork to take away.
Oystermouth Castle Castle Avenue, Mumbles, Swansea
Sat 22 Sep 18

More details - Swansea International Festival
The Swansea International Festival has been part of the Arts Scene in South Wales for over 60 years. It was set up after World War II, at the same time as Edinburgh Festival and is one of the major festival events in Wales - well established, respected and has a loyal core audience.
Swansea South Wales
Sat 22 Sep 18

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. June’s theme is Books set in Africa / African authors. Booking required: call 02920 573600
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Tue 18 Sep 18

More details - Open Doors - Clydach Heritage Centre
A small volunteer run heritage and information centre in Coedgwilym Park, Clydach, Swansea alongside the Swansea Canal.
Clydach Heritage Centre, Pontardawe Rd., Clydach, Swansea
Sun 16 Sep 18

More details - Open Doors - St Marys Church, Clydach, Swansea
St Mary's Church is a grade 2 listed building and was built in 1904/5. A remarkable reredos of the 'Last Supper' in Derbyshire alabaster is a feature of the Church. The church also contains a WW1 memorial window, one of only four known to be in the UK.
St Mary's Church, High Street, Clydach, Swansea
Sun 16 Sep 18

More details - Roald Dahl Day
Make a date for splendiferous silliness as we celebrate the Welsh born author and story teller extraordinaire. A gloriumptious day of kooky arts and crafts, tall tales and a quirky gallery trail. 13:00 - 15:00 Meet Alf, a colourful, captivating character who LOVES to read.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 15 Sep 18

More details - Deluge
In Deluge, artist Karen Ingham uses Swansea Bay sea water and Cornish copper to explore the inundation which could happen to areas of South Wales at risk from flooding if climate change warms the world by just 3 degrees.
National Waterfront Museum Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
Sat 15 Sep 18

More details - Amrit Kumar
Invitation from Nanotech 2018 conference- Stockholm, Sweden Dear Team, Greetings from Nanotech 2018 conference!!! On the behalf of the organizing committee of 30th Annual Congress on Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials, it gives me immense pleasure to invite you to be a part of the Nanotech 2018 Conference.
Stockholm
Mon 10 Sep 18

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 9 Sep 18

More details - Welsh National Wedding Fayre
Don’t miss Wales’ biggest free entry wedding show with a huge selection of wedding suppliers and experts, stunning catwalk shows, goody bags, champagne reception and "on the day" exclusive deals and discounts! There is also live entertainment and so much more!
Brangwyn Hall The Guildhall, Swansea
Sun 9 Sep 18

More details - Bubble Rush Pembrey 2018
Join us for the bubbliest 5k run yet as we give you four bubble stations positioned around the course filled with frothy coloured foam. Run, walk or jog with friends, family, colleagues or even on your own through mountains of bubbles.
Pembrey Country Park
Sun 9 Sep 18

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