As Wales celebrates its Year of the Sea, discover the truth behind the swashbuckling legends in a fun and factfilled exhibition explaining the history of pirates, privateers and buccaneers throughout the world
Locus (Richard James and Angharad van Rijswijk) have been commissioned by Swansea Museum and Swansea International Festival to create a sound installation in response to the objects and artefacts on display in the two main gallery guest exhibition spaces.
Nawr Yr Arwr \ Now The Hero blends three periods of war: Celtic – represented by the epic War poem ‘Y Gododdin’; WWI – represented by Brangwyn’s British Empire Panels; and, the Contemporary – represented by a serving soldier from Swansea who provides the narrative arc for the performance.
100 years ago, women first were able to vote. What is less well-known is their influence on Parliament some years before that – and especially on the House of Lords, where life was never the same again
Neath’s Steffan Morris brings his string quartet to Swansea for the first time! Winners of the 2018 Royal Overseas League Competition, an RPS Award, and numerous other prestigious accolades, they’ve worked with Alfred Brendel, and the legendary Peter Cropper has sung their praises.
BBC Hall at Swansea Studios UWTSD, Swansea West Glamorgan
NAWR (meaning NOW in Welsh) is a concert series in Swansea that showcases experimental music, free improvisation, film, lo-fi, free jazz, sound art, alternative folk and new music. As part of this year’s Swansea International Festival, a collaboration with NAWR brings three fascinating, unique concerts to the festival.