We do like to celebrate in Wales; it’s a huge part of our Culture. Swansea leads the way when it comes to St David’s Day celebrations and this year we have 3 days of festivities.
Thursday 1 March, Saints, Songs and Celebrations, Brangwyn Hall, 6.30pm
Enjoy an evening of music and entertainment from over 300 children from local schools as they come together to sing and dance to celebrate St David’s Day in Swansea.
Tickets in advance: £6.50, £4.50 concessions (+booking fee)
Tickets on the day: £7, £5 concessions
Friday 2 & Saturday 3 March, Croeso Food & Drink Festival, City Centre, 10am – 4pm
Wander down Oxford Street, Princess Way and around Castle Square and experience the outpourings of flavour, colours and aromas. Here you will find some of the regions very best local producers as they show-case their delicious homemade produce. There will also be live cooking demonstrations from a number of chefs, including Great British Bake Off star Paul Jagger!
Saturday 3 March, A Welsh Celebration, City Centre, 10am – 4pm
Live music from local bands will entertain while you browse around the Croeso Food & Drink Festival. From 3pm experience the waves of vibrant colour, music, movement and dance as ‘Parade Dewi’ makes its way around Swansea City Centre. Join in and wave your flags with pride. You can also stop by the Cwtsh Croeso marquee and enjoy some great family activities! You can also stop by the Cwtsh Croeso marquee and enjoy some great family activities!
Parad Dewi 2018 is set to be a spectacular parade through the city centre! With marching bands, stilt walkers, welsh choirs, giant inflatables and welsh themed floats (such as dragons, rugby and more), don’t miss this incredible St. David’s Day celebration! The Parade starts at 2.30pm and makes its way from the Kingsway, along Oxford Street, through the City Centre and down Wind Street before finishing up at the National Waterfront Museum. Check out the interactive map below!
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