Returning this 3 – 6 October with the Swansea Fringe, Superheroes in Castle Square and BBC NOW Classical Playlist! This 3 – 6 October, the Swansea Fringe Festival returns for 2019 bigger and better than ever! This year we have 3 events making up the festival, with the 2019 Swansea Fringe form 3 … [Read more...] about The Swansea Fringe Festival 2019
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ABC are bringing a taste of 80s perfect pop to this year’s Proms in the Park event at Singleton Park and will be performing some of their greatest hits including The Look of Love and Poison Arrow. Already on the bill are baritone and winner of this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World … [Read more...] about 80’s popstars ABC to headline BBC Wales’ Proms In The Park
Young children counting down from 10 in Russian is not what we expected when we dropped into Swansea’s Central Library last week, but sure enough, that’s what we heard amongst the bookshelves. Every Friday, between 2pm and 3pm, Central Library are running the Swansea Academy of Space, a fun … [Read more...] about Tri. Dva. Odin. Vzlet!
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!
Yes, listen! We’ve produced a bilingual audio guide to some of the sights you pass whilst travelling on the Swansea Bay Rider. The nine-track playlist, available via Soundcloud, presents some of the points of interest along the land train’s two-mile journey, between Blackpill Lido and Southend … [Read more...] about Welcome aboard the Swansea Bay Rider and listen…
It’s been a July to remember for Swansea with one of our busiest ever months of events! The summer of #GoodVibes kicked off in style with major concerts, our annual Airshow which featured a special 50th celebration, a royal visit and much more. Let’s take a look back at all the action! … [Read more...] about A July to remember!
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
Our space family, the Rockets, need your help to find books that have been nabbed by aliens! Read library books and collect stickers to complete your mission folder. Can you find the aliens in time to save the day? Head to the library to start your Space Chase! The Summer Reading Challenge … [Read more...] about Get ready for an out-of-this-world adventure – it’s Space Chase, the Summer Reading Challenge 2019!
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!