What's On

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Events and Talks

Title image for Sgwrs Amgueddfa - Museum Talks on chalk board background

Digital Event: Museum Talks

Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation: £5
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Exhibition: Lily’s Fossil Footprint

Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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A group of young girls wearing black stand by a reservoir in Merthyr Tydfil

Exhibition: The Rules of Art?

23 October 2021 – 4 June 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A young woman looking at the dinosaur collection

Event: Extra Time at National Museum Cardiff

First Thursday of each month - click for all dates
Open until 9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Wales is...Proud

15 July 2022 – 5 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Reframing Pictorn

Exhibition: Reframing Picton

1 August 2022 – 3 September 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Dance to Health - The Falls Prevention Dance Programme

19 August 2022 – 31 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Tip Girls

10 September 2022 – 5 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Kings of the Underground

5 October 2022 – 19 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A patchwork blanket, part of the Exhibition of Hope

Exhibition: Exhibition of Hope

15 November 2022 – 4 February 2023
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Voices of The Red Wall

19 November 2022 – 17 April 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: From Mine to Museum Exhibition

23 November 2022 – 1 December 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Portrait of Terrence Higgins made out of red and green heart shaped stamp

Exhibition: Wales is...remembering Terrence Higgins

1 December 2022 – 19 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Logo for the BBC 100 in Wales exhibition, showing the title of the exhibition in large font for half the image. The other half displays a television from the 1960s.

Exhibition: BBC 100 in Wales

10 December 2022 – 16 April 2023
The exhibition will be open until 9pm on 2 February, 2 March and 6 April
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your free ticket in advance
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Silhouette of a statue of a woman in 19th-century clothing

Exhibition: Mary Anning Rocks!

10 January–26 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Édouard Manet's portrait of Jules Dejouy.

Exhibition: Revealing Édouard Manet’s Portrait of Monsieur Jules Dejouy

17 January 2023 – 1 January 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: BE BRAVE - A TRANS LGBTOIA+ & ALLIES GROUP

21, 28 January & 4 February 2023
1pm - 3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event: Chinese New Year Gallery Screening - Eagle Shooting Heroes (12, 1993)

28 January 2023
2.30pm
Suitability: Age 12+
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Chinese New Year: Red Envelope Lantern Making

28 January 2023
12.30pm
Suitability: Age 8+
Cost: Free
Booking: Bookable
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Exhibition: Ghost Ships and Tides

28 January–4 June 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Chinese New Year Make & Take - Paper Cutting Decoration

29 January 2023
12.15pm - 2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Chinese New Year Gallery Screening - Turning Red (PG, 2022)

29 January 2023
2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Soup+Cinema

Every Monday (until end March)
1-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Digital Event: Museum Talks: Creating an LGBTQ+ Museum Collection

2 February 2023
6pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can- Suggested donation £5
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Talk: Museum Talks ONLINE: Creating an LGBTQ+ Museum Collection

2 February 2023
6pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation: £5
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
3, 8 & 24 February 2023
7pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £18.50
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Image: Enamelling course at St Fagans National Museum of History

Course: Introduction to Enamelling

4 February 2023
10:30 - 3:30pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £80 |£65 Concession
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Image: Spoon carving course at St Fagans National Museum of History

Course: Spoon Carving Course

Fully booked
4 February 2023
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £65 | Concession £55
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Event: Chinese New Year: Tai Chi

5 February 2023
12.30pm- 1:30pm
Suitability: Age 7+
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Chinese New Year Gallery Screening - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (12, 2000)

5 February 2023
2pm
Suitability: Age 12+
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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image: Blacksmith at National Slate Museum

Course: Introduction to Blacksmithing

5 February, 5 March & 2 April 2023
10:00-3pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £150 | £125 concessions
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Event: Museum Little Mice - Music

10 February 2023
10.30am - 12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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BBC 100 in Wales: Through the Lens

Event: BBC 100 in Wales: Through the Lens

11 February 2023
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Sadies Butterflies - Community Day

11 February 2023
10.30am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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sleepover

Digital Event: Museum Sleepover: Dino Nights! AT HOME

11 & 12 February 2023
2pm - 10am
Suitability: Families. Children aged 6 - 12.
Cost: £5 + Eventbrite fees
Booking: Eventbrite
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Neon illustrations of the museum in green and the performers taking place at the event who are Qwerin, Welsh Ballroom and the DJ's Welsh Chicks.

Event: Hwyrnos: QUEER

17 February 2023
19:00 - 23:30
Suitability: All welcome 18+
Cost: £10
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Event: Bonkers Balloon show

18 February 2023
1pm & 2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Children - £2.50
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Event: Vintage & Makers Market

18 February 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: South Wales Makers Market in St Fagans

18–25 February 2023
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A square photograph with the line where the sea meets the horizon in the centre of the image. The photograph shows a view of Wales from Bristol. The sky and the sea are a beautiful, deep colour blue

Exhibition: The Sea Horizon

18 February–10 September 2023
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Half Term Movie: Up (U, 2009)

19 February 2023
2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: 3 Cool Things to make with a Balloon!

20–23 February 2023
12.30pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Roman Army Week

Event: Roman Army Week

20–24 February 2023
10.30am-11.30am, 12pm-1pm, 1.30pm-2.30pm & 3pm-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Child with a microscope

Event: After Dark: Science on Show

22 February 2023
6-9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St David’s Make and Take: Dragon Dress up

24–26 February 2023
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Come to Sing! – Learn the National Anthem

25 February 2023
11am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: St David’s Day Party

26 February 2023
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Hands on
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Chwedl Dŵr / The Fairytale of Water

26 February 2023
12.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Lambcam

Event: Lambing at Llwyn-yr-eos

1–24 March 2023
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
3, 17, 24 & 31 March 2023
7pm & 31 March 8pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £18.50
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Course: Lambing Day Courses

6, 9, 11 & 13 March 2023
8.30am-4pm
Suitability: 16+
Cost: £150 | £120 concession
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lambcam

Digital Event: Lambcam 2023

6–19 March 2023
8am-8pm (GMT)
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Digital Event: Museum Talks: International Women's Day - Mary Anning Rocks!

8 March 2023
6pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation £5
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Talk: Museum Talks ONLINE: International Women's Day - Mary Anning Rocks!

8 March 2023
6pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation £5
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Event: Museum Little Mice - Cymru

10 March 2023
10.30am - 12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Tea

Course: Decal decoration on Ceramics

11 March 2023
10:30 & 1.30pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £50 | £40 Concession
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basket

Course: Beginners Basket Making

Fully booked
11 March 2023
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 | £70 Concession
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Event: Waterfront Vintage and Makers Market

11 & 12 March 2023
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Come to Sing!

18 March 2023
11 am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Super Science Sunday

19 March 2023
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Hands on
Cost: Free
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Image: Leatherwork course at St Fagans

Course: Introduction to Leatherwork

25 March & 20 May 2023
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 |£70 Concession
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
14, 21 & 28 April 2023
14 & 21 April 8.30pm, 28 April 9pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £18.50
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Night Blowing Cactus

Course: Botanical Illustration

22 April 2023
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £75 | £60 concession
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

4–5 & 25–26 May 2023
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £18.50
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Course: Introduction to Blacksmithing

Fully booked
13–15 May 2023
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £150 | £125 concession
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Artes Mundi logo in white text on a yellow background

Exhibition: Artes Mundi 10

20 October 2023 – 25 February 2024
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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