The 2019 Swansea Fringe isn't far away - let's take a look at what's in store with this week's guest blog from Joe Bayliss, one of the masterminds behind the festival! Across our 50 years as a city, there have been several incarnations of the Swansea Fringe Festival. In the 1980s it was a staple … [Read more...] about Be part of the Swansea Fringe Launch Party
Museums and Galleries
Here are the Christmas and New Year opening times for all our fantastic venues across Swansea Bay. We wouldn’t want you to miss out on anything! … [Read more...] about Christmas and New Year Opening Times
The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery has been nominated for a Heritage Angel Award Wales in the category Best Major Regeneration of a Historic Building or Place (for projects in excess of £5m). The redevelopment of Glynn Vivian ensured the future of both the Grade II* listed building and the growing art … [Read more...] about Glynn Vivian Art Gallery needs your vote
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!
Swansea International Festival returns this autumn! Kicking off on 22 September, enjoy a fortnight of world class musicians, composers, art installations, exhibitions, lectures, comedians and much more. This annual festival features some of the leading names in the world of music and … [Read more...] about Swansea International Festival
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
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!
VISITORS to Swansea can be sure of a grand day out, according to fellow travellers who have already been here. There’s nothing like word of mouth to win friends and influence people and several top cultural venues in the city are benefiting from just that after being awarded the coveted … [Read more...] about City attractions excel in delighting visitors
You are in for a treat this summer Swansea as we welcome the BIGGEST line-up of events in Wales. The Wales Airshow, BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend, Little Mix and The Killers at Liberty stadium, and Now the Hero all highlight why Swansea is positioned as Wales' Capital of Culture and a city capable … [Read more...] about This summer’s BIGGEST stage
Tickets released for Man Engine Cymru’s visit to Swansea Tickets to see the moving, steaming, mechanical Man Engine in south Wales have today (24 January) been released to the public. The huge mechanical puppet, which resembles a giant miner, is set to visit seven of south Wales’s most … [Read more...] about Man Engine Cymru tickets released to public