Swansea’s annual main fireworks display takes place on Tuesday, November 5. As part of the 50th anniversary city status celebrations, this year, the Swansea Council display will be free to all and will take place on Swansea Beach. So how can you best enjoy the spectacular show? Robert … [Read more...] about Swansea Fireworks Display: All you need to know!
Fairy tales, ghost stories and legends of monsters, we’ve been using stories to frighten one another for millennia. Tales like that of Ancient Greece and the Minotaur, the mythical creature (part man and part bull), to more recent stories, like Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, draw on our fear of … [Read more...] about Don’t disturb The White Lady!
THOUSANDS of people planning to enjoy this year’s fantastic free Swansea Bay Fireworks Display are being urged to get there early. The display is free to all this year as part of the city’s 50th anniversary celebrations and the best views will be from the prom between the Civic Centre and … [Read more...] about Remember, Remember the 5th of November…
GHOSTS, ghouls and gremlins of all ages will be getting their glad-rags on and heading for Oystermouth Castle this month when the famous historic landmark throws open its gates for Halloween. There’s probably no better place to spend Halloween than the haunted castle on the hill, in search of the … [Read more...] about Spooky goings on behind Oystermouth Castle walls
As part of Swansea’s 50th anniversary as a city celebrations, there’s something special in store on 5 November. This year’s annual Fireworks Display will take place over the waters of Swansea Bay - and it will be free! Traditionally held at the St Helen’s rugby ground, for one year only, … [Read more...] about Free Fireworks Display – Swansea Bay
CHILDREN aiming to be a prince or princess for a day can have their very own castle to match if they head along to Oystermouth Castle later this month. Young visitors have the chance to come along as their favourite fairy-tale character at the special event on Bank Holiday Monday, August 26 that … [Read more...] about Calling all Princes and Princesses!
YOUNGSTERS aiming to be a bit crafty this summer can roll back the centuries at drop-in crafty workshops at Oystermouth Castle this month. Every Wednesday in August, children will get the chance to make their own medieval crowns, tiaras, badges or bookmarks inspired by the place from where the … [Read more...] about Medieval merriment in store at Oystermouth Castle
Yesterday we dropped into ‘Holiday Memory’ Puppets and Theatres Family Workshop at the Dylan Thomas Centre. Inspired by Dylan Thomas’ radio broadcast, ‘Holiday Memory’, there was lots of crafty fun going on, making puppets and theatres based on traditional seaside themes… For more information … [Read more...] about That’s the way to do it!
There were plenty of #GoodVibes at Oystermouth Castle over the weekend! Hundreds of visitors headed to Dungeons and Dragons family fun day on Saturday to meet the baby dragons, listen to traditional dragon tales from the Dragon Lady and her Squire, and take part in the colourful dragon … [Read more...] about Dragons in the Castle!
LEGENDS, creepy creatures and crafty fun will all be on the line-up at Oystermouth Castle this month. The castle, sitting high on a hill in Mumbles has been a tourist attraction for generations of youngsters and their parents and has recently re-opened for the 2019 season. And Bank Holiday … [Read more...] about Legends, Creepy Creatures and Crafty Fun…