POETRY activities, themed crafts and cake will be among the fun in a family-friendly birthday bash for Swansea’s most famous son. To mark what would’ve been Dylan Thomas’ 104th birthday, an afternoon of free, tutor-led activities has been organised for the city’s Dylan Thomas Exhibition between … [Read more...] about Dylan’s Big Birthday Bash!
Art and Craft
18 & 19 August | National Waterfront Museum On our busiest weekend we are so lucky to be have a wonderful group of Makers and Traders for our Market at the National Waterfront Museum, all with distinct Welsh flavour. Willow Moon Cottage: www.facebook.com/Willowmoon.Cottage.Crafts/ make … [Read more...] about Makers and Traders Market
Shop of Skills 18th and 19th August | Marquee in Princess Way, Swansea Our Shop of Skills is a chance to learn a new stitch skill in a two-hour lesson with a talented tutor and all for ‘free’. There is no charge for the lesson or materials and the tutor will guide three learners through the whole … [Read more...] about Little Shop of Skills
Our exhibitions are the cornerstone of Swansea Festival of Stitch where the talents of our local stitchers are available for everyone to see. The local groups, Swansea Quilters, Baywood Quilters, Itchyfingers Textile Group, Stitches Coven, Wednesday Stitchers, Swansea Embroidery and Textile Group … [Read more...] about Get prepared for something entirely different
Well, it is safe to say that summertime has definitely arrived in Swansea Bay! After a scorching Wales Airshow on the weekend, and with the long-range forecast anticipating the sunshine to stay, there is plenty to look forward to this July in Swansea Bay! Outdoor Theatre in association with … [Read more...] about Enjoy Swansea Bay this July!
The Masterclasses are a key part of the Festival, we have brought to Swansea some of the finest tutors in the textile field to Swansea Museum, every day from 10th - 24th August. Classes run from 10am - 4pm, cost £30 a day and you will be guaranteed an amazing day learning new skills and meeting … [Read more...] about More stitching threads come together…
The Festival is only a few weeks away with Exhibitions, Masterclasses and the very popular Shop of Skills ready and waiting. We are also expanding and introducing additional and new elements to our event. New - Shop of Skills for Children We have eight sessions over … [Read more...] about New stitching projects expand the Festival
Swansea is in the running to become UK City of Culture 2021 and we need YOUR HELP to make this happen! What is the UK City of Culture? UK City of Culture is a title awarded to a city in the United Kingdom for one year. During that year the city creates a programme of cultural events of local, … [Read more...] about Are you backing the bid?
Swansea has taken a step closer to being crowned the UK City of Culture 2021, having made the shortlist to become the third UK city to boast the coveted title, following in the footsteps of Derry in 2013 and Hull, the current City of Culture 2017. The 2021 bid team, which includes Swansea … [Read more...] about WE… ARE… IN!
It may feel as though Easter was only last week, but it’s already time to get planning for another action-packed school break! We at Enjoy Swansea Bay have plenty of events and activities going on all week long, sure to keep the whole family entertained no matter what the weather.. Blackpill … [Read more...] about Enjoy May Half Term!