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!
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…
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!
Are you REALLY READY for the weekend? From record breaking chart topping hits to classic dance floor smashes and Ibiza bliss. Think fingers in the lasers, sun kissed sing-alongs, bass faces and high-fiving bring-it-ons! Join us as we continue our whirlwind of world-class music at Singleton … [Read more...] about Swansea… It’s time to… GALVANIZE!
We’ve cleared the prom after last weekend’s Wales Airshow in Swansea. But, the big debate amongst the team continues over which is the best display – the Red Arrows or Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Yes, the Red Arrows are always spectacularly fast and nimble, representing the speed, agility … [Read more...] about Red Arrows or Battle of Britain Memorial Flight?
Hopefully the weather will 'Roll Up And Shine' and there will be a few 'T-Shirt Sun Tans' rocking out in Singleton Park on Saturday. If you want the weekend to 'Hurry Up and...(can’t) Wait' - here’s a pretty pukka Performance and Cocktails playlist to tie you over. Enough of … [Read more...] about I wouldn’t believe your radio…
Whether it’s Berlin’s Take My Breath Away in Top Gun or Ron Goodwin’s title track for Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, there are some songs and films which simply capture the magic of flying. Film poster for Top Gun (film) - Copyright 1986, Paramount Pictures So, on … [Read more...] about Those Maginficent Songs and their Flying Films
And, let’s face it any other day. In the words of John Miles’ great song, to live without music would be impossible to do. Luckily, we’ve got four fabulous concerts in Singleton Park to look forward to, featuring: Stereophonics, on Saturday 13th JulyPete Tong and The Heritage Orchestra, on … [Read more...] about Music pulls us through on #MusicMonday…
Yesterday we were in the Sandfields for St Helen’s Road Street Party, one of the many events happening this year to celebrate Swansea’s 50 years as a city. Luckily, it was a hot, sunny day, but the atmosphere was much warmer with the community really getting … [Read more...] about St Helen’s Road Summer Street Party
We’re getting good vibrations celebrating Swansea’s 50 years as a city and you’re invited to the party! Great things happened 50 years ago in 1969. Concorde made its maiden flight. Neil Armstrong made one giant step for mankind on the moon. And, yes, the Queen granted city status to our ‘ugly, … [Read more...] about We’re getting good vibrations!