What's On

Exhibitions

Exhibition
POBL
National Waterfront Museum
13 April29 September 2019
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Women in Welsh dress greeting visitors, 30th August, 1909
Exhibition
Welsh Folk Dancing Costume Display
National Wool Museum
1 March30 April 2019
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
National Museum Cardiff
1 February6 May 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: £5 adults / £4 concessions / 16 years & under: Free
Booking: Buy your tickets in the Museum
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David Nash: Sculpture through the Seasons
National Museum Cardiff
3 May1 September 2019
Coming Soon
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Lost Ports of Wales
National Wool Museum
6 May3 June 2019
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Painting by Kyffin Williams
Exhibition
Kyffin Williams: the Artist and Amgueddfa Cymru
National Museum Cardiff
3 August 20181 May 2019
Last chance to see
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
QUARRYMEN
National Slate Museum
11 March30 June 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Pirates: The Truth Behind the Tales
National Wool Museum
15 July8 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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photo of green snake
Exhibition
Snakes!
National Museum Cardiff
22 June15 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: £7 adults, £5 concessions, £3 children, £17/£13 families
Booking: Buy tickets on the day of your visit
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Exhibition
The Fossil Swamp
National Museum Cardiff
18 May 201917 May 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Once the Quarrymen Left
National Slate Museum
31 January23 June 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
From Mine to Museum Exhibition
Big Pit National Coal Museum
30 September 201830 April 2019
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Family of Miners Exhibition
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September 201730 April 2019
9.30am-5pm
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Events and Talks

Event
The Knitting Club
National Wool Museum
1st and 3rd Tuesday each month
2-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: For more details contact the Museum on (029) 2057 3070
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Mid Teifi Textile Hooking Group
National Wool Museum
Saturdays fortnightly
10:30 - 3:30
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: For details call 01559 370824 - email littlebird07@aol.com
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Carmarthenshire Spinners & Ceredigion Spinners, Weavers and Dyers
National Wool Museum
Every Wednesday.
10.30am -3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: For details call (029) 2057 3070.
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Cwmpengraig Craft Circle
National Wool Museum
Every Wednesday
10:00am -3:00pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: For details call (029) 2057 3070
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Traces App
St Fagans National Museum of History
Suitability: Age 12+
Cost: Free
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a device held up to a dinosaur skeleton showing augmented reality of the dinosaurs skin.
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Museum ExplorAR: A living guide to the galleries
National Museum Cardiff
From 8 August 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: £10 per hour, with refundable deposit
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Natural Dye Garden Group
National Wool Museum
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: For details contact the museum on 029 2057 3070 or info@drefachfelindregardeningclub.co.uk
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Toddler Time
National Museum Cardiff
Every Friday
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Jig-so
National Wool Museum
Every Friday except school holidays
10:30 - 12:30
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Image: patchwork
Event
Craft Session: Quilting
St Fagans National Museum of History
19 January, 16 February, 23 March, 18 May, 22 June, 21 September, 19 October &, 23 November
10:30am - 12:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5
Booking: Booking essential as places are limited.
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Image: Crochet
Event
Knit, Sew and Crochet
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 February, 2 March, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July, 5 October &, 2 November
2-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time in the Playlab
Big Pit National Coal Museum
13 February, 13 March, 3 April, 15 May, 12 June &, 17 July
1.30pm-2.45pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Paned a Phapur
National Wool Museum
Every other Thursday
12:00 - 13:00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Course: Life Drawing in the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
30 March, 13 April &, 4 May
5pm - 7pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 for the 3 sessions
Booking: Eventbrite
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Toddler Time
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Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
1, 8 &, 29 April
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Virtual Reality Experience
Big Pit National Coal Museum
2 April 20192 April 2020
9.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dorset Buttons with the Cwmpengraig Craft Circle
National Wool Museum
3, 10, 17 &, 24 April
10:00 - 3:00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 086
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Lowri's Little Lambs
National Wool Museum
First Thursday of the month
10:30am–12pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Boy on high ropes course at St Fagans
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CoedLan – High Ropes at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
5 April3 November 2019
10.15am-4.30pm
Suitability: Participants must be at least 110cm tall
Cost: £12
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Easter Trail - The Golden Egg Trail
National Wool Museum
628 April 2019
All Day
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Museum Yoga
National Waterfront Museum
10, 17, 24 April, 1, 8, 15, 22 &, 29 May
6.30pm
Suitability: Age 16+
Cost: £7.50 pp (Spring special! Use discount code spring10 to gain 10% discount off classes until the end of May)
Booking: Eventbrite
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St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
1328 April 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Traditional Fairground
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Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
1328 April 2019
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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Soft Play
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1328 April 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Good Morning Family Yoga
National Waterfront Museum
13, 27 April, 11 &, 25 May
10am - 11am
Suitability: Age 4 – 10 years. Families Only.
Cost: £4 per Adult | £1.50 per child
Booking: Eventbrite - Limited Tickets Available
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The Big Museum Easter Trail
National Museum Cardiff
1928 April 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: Children aged 4+
Cost: £3.50
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The Big Museum Easter Trail
St Fagans National Museum of History
1928 April 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: Children ages 4+
Cost: £3.50
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The Big Museum Easter Trail
National Waterfront Museum
1928 April 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: Children aged 4+
Cost: £3.50
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How to make a cloud in a Jam Jar…and other cool experiments!
National Waterfront Museum
2325 April 2019
11:30am, 1pm and 3pm
Suitability: Age 7+
Cost: free
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite.
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Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
24 April 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Crafts and Face-painting
Big Pit National Coal Museum
2426 April 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2 per child
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Blaenau Ffestiniog
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
25 April 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Scrappy Sheep Club - Could Collages
National Wool Museum
25 &, 26 April 2019
12:00 - 03:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Museum Matinée: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (18, 1975)
National Waterfront Museum
26 April 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
26 April 2019
1PM
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Build a Camera Workshop
National Waterfront Museum
26 &, 27 April 2019
11:30am and 2pm
Suitability: Age 8+
Cost: £3.50pp
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite.
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 April 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Sid Kidwell Memorial Lecture – Swansea, the Little Town by the Tawe
National Waterfront Museum
27 April 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Book Swap
National Waterfront Museum
27 &, 28 April 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Leonardo, Bodies and Bones…
National Museum Cardiff
27 &, 28 April 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Easter Holiday Movie: Incredibles 2 (PG, 2018)
National Waterfront Museum
28 April 2019
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Talk
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
30 April 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Image: Magnolia tree
Event
Gardens Walk and Talk: Late Spring
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 May 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2
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Toddler Time Monthly Movies: Pooh’s Heffalump Movie (U, 2005)
National Waterfront Museum
1 May 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Exclusively for preschool children and their paren
Cost: Free
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Stumpwork Embroiery with the Cwmpengraig Craft Cirlce
National Wool Museum
1, 8, 15, 22 &, 29 May
10:00 - 3:00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 086
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Little Mice Club – Nursery Rhymes
National Waterfront Museum
3 May 2019
10:30am - 12pm
Suitability: Exclusively for preschool children and their paren
Cost: Free
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David Nash
Talk
In Conversation: David Nash
National Museum Cardiff
3 May 2019
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £12-£15
Booking: Eventbrite
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Raising the Maypole at St Fagans
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May Day Celebration
St Fagans National Museum of History
4 May 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
4 May 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Swansea Pride
National Waterfront Museum
4 May 2019
12pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
46 May 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
7, 14 &, 21 May
10:30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Museum Yoga
National Museum Cardiff
9, 16, 23 May, 13, 20 &, 27 June
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £10
Booking: Advanced booking required
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Dementia Friendly Underground Tours
Big Pit National Coal Museum
9 May, 21 June &, 15 July
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call: 02920 573650 to book, or email bigpit@museumwales.ac.uk
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Course
Course: Dyeing - Intro to Indigo
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
11 May 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 | £55
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Local and Family History Fair
National Waterfront Museum
11 May 2019
11am – 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
60 second Show and Tell
National Waterfront Museum
11 May 2019
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Talk
Swansea, the Riverside Town
National Waterfront Museum
11 May 2019
11.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Peg Loom Weaving a Rug with MMTHG
National Wool Museum
11 &, 25 May
10:30 - 3:30
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 086
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
12 May 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Swansea Vintage and Artisan Fair
National Waterfront Museum
12 May 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
13 &, 20 May
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Dementia Awareness Week – Tea Dance
National Waterfront Museum
16 May 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Tel: (029) 2057 3600
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Museums @ Night: After Hours Quiz Night
National Waterfront Museum
17 May 2019
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £3.50pp Teams of 6 max
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite.
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Talk
Doge: Prince or Prisoner
National Waterfront Museum
18 May 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Wales on Wheels
National Waterfront Museum
18 May 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Full Steam Ahead
National Waterfront Museum
18 May 2019
12pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
18 May 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Fossils from the Swamp Family Fun Day
National Museum Cardiff
18 May 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Talk
When Wales Was a Tropical Swamp!
National Museum Cardiff
18 May 2019
1pm
Suitability: 8+
Cost: Free with a refundable deposit of £2
Booking: Eventbrite
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Plant Fossil Workshops
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Plant Fossil Workshops
National Museum Cardiff
18 May 2019
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £3.50
Booking: eventbrite
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Vale of Glamorgan Festival: Fairground Organ performance
St Fagans National Museum of History
19 May 2019
10.30-11.30am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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The Orpheus Singers
National Waterfront Museum
19 May 2019
11:30am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Quiet Hour
National Waterfront Museum
25 May 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Pop up Skate Park!
National Waterfront Museum
25 May 2019
12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Suitability: Age 7+
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite.
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Find the Face Trail
National Waterfront Museum
25 May2 June 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
25 May2 June 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Meet the Objects: Twenty Years of the National Assembly
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 May 2019
11.30am English, 1pm Welsh, 2.30pm English
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Half Term Movie: Sherlock Gnomes (U, 2018)
National Waterfront Museum
26 May 2019
2:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Half term family art workshops
National Museum Cardiff
2831 May 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: £2 per person
Booking: Drop in
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Talk
Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
29 May 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
My Face – Mini Masterpieces
National Waterfront Museum
29 May1 June 2019
12:30pm. 1:30pm and 2:30pm
Suitability: Age 5+
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite.
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National Museum Wales at the Urdd Eisteddfod
Event
Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
30 May 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
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Scrappy Sheep Club- Flower Power Plant Hammering !
National Wool Museum
30 &, 31 May 2019
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Museum Matinée: Sunset Boulevard (PG, 1950)
National Waterfront Museum
31 May 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Wine Tasting Talk Evening
National Waterfront Museum
31 May 2019
7pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £15pp / £12.50 Concessions
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite.
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
31 May 2019
1PM
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Event
Silent Disco
National Waterfront Museum
31 May 2019
8pm-midnight
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £13.42-£16.58
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Course
Introduction to Blacksmithing
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
Saturday 1 June OR Sunday 2 June
10.30am-4.30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £120 / £95 concession
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Museum Monthly Movies: Christopher Robin (PG, 2018)
National Waterfront Museum
2 June 2019
2:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Wildlife Walks: Dragonflies
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 June 2019
2pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: Free
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Music at the Musuem
National Slate Museum
2 June 2019
1PM
Suitability: All
Cost: £8
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
3, 10, 17 &, 24 June
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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NEW! Vintage & Makers Market
National Wool Museum
8 June
11am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Well-being Festival
National Museum Cardiff
8 June 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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St Fagans Craft Weekend
St Fagans National Museum of History
15 &, 16 June 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Charges apply for some activities
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St Fagans Craft Weekend - Mini Masterclasses
St Fagans National Museum of History
15 &, 16 June 2019
11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm
Suitability: 12+ (under 16s must be supervised)
Cost: £20
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Father's Day Feastival
Big Pit National Coal Museum
16 June 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
22 June 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
27 June 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Meet the Objects: the Princes of Wales / Investiture?
St Fagans National Museum of History
30 June 2019
11.30am English, 1pm Welsh, 2.30pm English
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time
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Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
1, 8 &, 15 July
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Gardens Walk and Talk: Summer
St Fagans National Museum of History
3 July 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2
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Wildlife Walks: Brilliant Bumblebees
St Fagans National Museum of History
17 July 2019
2pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: Free
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Event
The Moon Landing 50th Anniversary
National Museum Cardiff
20 July 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop In
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 July 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Summer of Slate
National Slate Museum
22 July1 September 2019
1-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Children's crafts £1
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Archaeology at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 July 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 July11 August 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: Brown Long Eared Bat
Event
Bat Walks
St Fagans National Museum of History
31 July, 7, 14, 22 &, 28 August
Dusk
Suitability: 8+
Cost: £5
Booking: Pre-booking essential.
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open doors conservation
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Conservation and Collections Care
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 August 2019
11am - 1pm | 2pm - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A green Gilbern car
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Meet the Objects: Gilbern Anniversary
St Fagans National Museum of History
10 August 2019
11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Wildlife Walks: Bug Hunt
St Fagans National Museum of History
11 August 2019
2pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
17 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
2429 August 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Jugglers at St Fagans Food Festival
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Food Festival 10
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 &, 8 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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National Vegetable Society Show - Welsh Branch
Event
National Veg Society - Welsh Branch Show
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 &, 8 September 2019
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Meet the Objects: Owain Glyndwr
St Fagans National Museum of History
15 September 2019
11.30am English, 1pm Welsh, 2.30pm English
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
National Museum Cardiff
21 September 2019
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: Adult: £48 | Child: £48
Booking: Advanced bookings required
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Introduction to Blacksmithing
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
Saturday 21 September OR Sunday 22 September
10.30am-4.30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £120 / £95 concession
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 September 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
19 October 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 November 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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