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?
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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!
Don’t miss out on any of the family fun in Swansea this Easter! Check out the opening times for all of our fantastic venues in Swansea Easter Bank Holiday Venue Opening Times … [Read more...] about Easter Bank Holiday weekend opening times
WORKS by two of the most famous artists of all-time will be on display at Swansea’s Glynn Vivian Art Gallery when it re-opens next weekend. The Studio by Pablo Picasso and Snow Storm by JMW Turner are among the paintings, sculptures, ceramics and other artworks available for public viewing from … [Read more...] about Picasso work to star at re-opened Glynn Vivian
Swansea International Festival is about to get underway with a packed programme offering over 30 diverse events in 16 days at venues around the city. Combining music, dance, ballet, comedy, drama, film, talks, visual art and family events there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Highlights … [Read more...] about Swansea International Festival
The Glynn Vivian reopens on Saturday 15 October and to mark the start of the opening weekend celebrations, the Gallery has been working with seven artists to prepare a grand Opening Parade and walking procession to welcome everyone back to Glynn Vivian and into the new building. On Saturday 17 … [Read more...] about Glynn Vivian – Re-opening Parade
This year marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, the World’s No.1 storyteller (at least we think so!). Best known for writing popular children’s stories like The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl was also a spy, ace fighter-pilot, chocolate historian and medical … [Read more...] about ‘No Book Ever Ends…’
The Festival of Stitch is finally here, and in our final guest blog, we're taking a look at what's in store over the next few weeks! The Festival weekend of the 13th and 14th August will be a very busy one. Along with the Street Art and Exhibitions there will be a great Makers Market in a marquee … [Read more...] about The Festival of Stitch is here!
All our buttons are up and we hope the people of Swansea will be wondering what the pink buttons are all about! We were very fortunate to have a table within the Quadrant Shopping Centre last week and some of the people we talked to had noticed the few buttons we had put up on the 18th July. Now we … [Read more...] about All ready to go!