What's On

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Events and Talks

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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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Still from John Akomfrah's video installation, 'Vertigo Sea'

Exhibition: The Rules of Art?

23 October 2021 – 4 June 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: FAB 50 - Half a century of History!

25 May–31 December 2022
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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Yama: Sakubei Yamamoto Coal Mine Paintings 

Exhibition: Yama: Sakubei Yamamoto Coal Mine Paintings

10 September 2022 – 2 January 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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Event: Cuppa and a Paper

28 September, 12, 26 October, 9, 23 November, 7 & 21 December 2022
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 – 11 February 2023
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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Event: Welsh Somali Heritage Day

26 November 2022
11am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Pre-loved Kilo Vintage Fair

26 November 2022
10am-5pm
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
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Christmas Afternoon Tea

2–4, 8–10, 15–17 & 22–23 December 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: A Big Waterfront Christmas

3 December 2022
12 - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Christmas Botanical Illustration

Course: Christmas Botanical Illustration

3 December 2022
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £75 | £60 Concession
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Event: Saturnalia

3 December 2022
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Willow wreath

Course: Christmas Willow Wreaths

Fully booked
3–4 December 2022
10:30 - 1pm & 1:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £50 | £40 Concession
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Event: South Wales Makers Market at St Fagans

3 & 4 December 2022
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A young boy on the high ropes course at St Fagans

Event: CoedLan – High Ropes at St Fagans

3–4, 10–11 & 17–18 December 2022
10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Suitability: Participants must be at least 110cm tall
Cost: £15
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Event: Festive Afternoon Tea for Two at St Fagans

3–22 December 2022
2pm-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £29.95
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Event: Festive Afternoon Tea for Two at the Museum

3–22 December 2022
2pm-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £29.95
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–22 December 2022
Daily 10am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–22 December 2022
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–23 December 2022
Daily 10am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–23 December 2022
Daily, 10am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from reception desk on arrival, or pre-bookable
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–23 December 2022
Daily, 10am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–23 December 2022
Daily 10am - 3pm (Museum is closed on Mondays)
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

3–23 December 2022
Daily 10am - 3pm (Museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays)
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: Big Museum Christmas Quiz

9 December 2022
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £4.50pp
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Event: Little Mice Club

9 December 2022
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Winter Vintage and Makers Market

9–11 December 2022
Friday 6 --8pm Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free Entry
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Father Christmas and Friends at St Fagans

Event: Father Christmas and Friends

Fully booked
10, 11 & 17 December
Timeslots 10am-5pm
Suitability: 3+
Cost: £12.50 per child
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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
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your free ticket in advance
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Event: A Little Christmas Cheer!

11 December 2022
11.30am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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The Roman Origins of Christmas and its Customs

Talk: Museum Talks ONLINE: Saturnalia – Roman Winterfests to Modern Christmas customs

15 December 2022
6pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Pay What You Can
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The Roman Origins of Christmas and its Customs

Digital Event: Museum Talks: Saturnalia – Roman Winterfests to Modern Christmas customs

15 December 2022
6 - 6:45pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Pay What You Can
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Close up of metal spoons twisted with a heart shape on the end laid out side by side on a wall

Digital Event: Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees

15 December 2022
10.30am-1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Please register your attendance by e-mailing Board@museumwales.ac.uk by 5pm of the Monday before the meeting.
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Event: Cardiff Farmers Market

17 December 2022
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: A Festive Get Together!

17 December 2022
11.30am-1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Carols in the Chapel

Event: Carols in the Chapel

Fully booked
17–18 December 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: £6
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
6, 13, 20 & 27 January 2023
7pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £18.50
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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St Teilo's Church

Event: Plygain Service

15 January 2023
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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photography

Digital Event: Museum Talks: The National Collection of Art as a Digital Experience

19 January 2023
6:00pm
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

4 February 2023
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £65 | Concession £55
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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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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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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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Tea

Course: Decal decoration on Ceramics

11 March 2023
10:30 - 1pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £50 | £40 Concession
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basket

Course: Beginners Basket Making

11 March 2023
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 | £70 Concession
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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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Night Blowing Cactus

Course: Botanical Illustration

22 April 2023
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £75 | £60 concession
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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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