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Events and Talks

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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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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
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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
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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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Paned a Phapur
National Wool Museum
Every other Thursday
12:00 - 13:00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Virtual Reality Experience
Big Pit National Coal Museum
2 April 20192 April 2020
9.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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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David Nash's 'Crack and Warp Column'
St Fagans National Museum of History
3 May1 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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National Museum Cardiff Drawing Group
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Drop in and Draw
National Museum Cardiff
Every Tuesday and Saturday
1pm - 2.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Meet in the Main Hall by the front desk
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Learn to Spin
National Wool Museum
9 &, 19 July
10-11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 070
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Dinorwig '69 - The End of the Line
National Slate Museum
17 July31 December 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Swansea’s Street Tramway
National Waterfront Museum
20 July 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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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
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 July 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Apollo and Saturn: America’s Race to the Moon:
National Museum Cardiff
20 July 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free with a refundable deposit of £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Did We Really Land on the Moon?
National Museum Cardiff
20 July 2019
3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free with a refundable deposit of £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Big Butterfly Count
Big Pit National Coal Museum
20 July11 August 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Summer Pirate Rat Trail
National Wool Museum
20 July31 August 2019
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Soft Play & Face Painting
Big Pit National Coal Museum
20 July31 August 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Soft Play FREE. Face Painting £1
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Landscape Detectives
Big Pit National Coal Museum
20 July31 August 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
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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Summer Morning Movie: Gnomeo & Juliet (U, 2011)
National Waterfront Museum
23 July 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Name the Gnome Summer Trail
National Waterfront Museum
23 July1 September 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
25 July 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Model Show
National Wool Museum
25 &, 26 July 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Matinée: The Long Good Friday (18, 1980)
National Waterfront Museum
26 July 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
26 July 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Living Seas Roadshow
National Waterfront Museum
26 &, 27 July 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Rope Making
National Waterfront Museum
2628 July 2019
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Photograph: Skeleton
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Archaeology at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 July 2019
10:00 - 4:00
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Astronaut Talk - Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe
National Waterfront Museum
27 July 2019
3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your free place via Eventbrite
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Let’s talk research
National Museum Cardiff
27 July 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Miners' Fortnight Postcard Making
Big Pit National Coal Museum
27 July10 August 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
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
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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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Scrappy Sheep - Wooden Spoon Pirate Puppets
National Wool Museum
12 August
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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GRAFT Craft – Bug Boxes
National Waterfront Museum
14 August 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Little Mice Club – Bugs and Mini Beasts
National Waterfront Museum
2 August 2019
10:30am - 12pm
Suitability: Under 5's
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
3 August 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Summer Morning Movie: How To Train Your Dragon The Hidden World (PG, 2019)
National Waterfront Museum
6 August 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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National Play Day - GROW
National Waterfront Museum
7 August 2019
11am - 1.30pm (10am - 11am: Quiet Hour)
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Full Steam Ahead
National Waterfront Museum
7 August 2019
11am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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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photo: boy and tree python
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Hissy Handling Sessions
National Museum Cardiff
7 August 2019
11am, 1pm, 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £5 per person
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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8: A film & Live Soundtrack
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8: A film & Live Soundtrack
National Museum Cardiff
8 August 2019
8pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5- £9
Booking: www.ticketweb.uk
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Scrappy Sheep- Bug Boxes
National Wool Museum
1516 August
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Minibeasts Workshop
National Waterfront Museum
10 August 2019
12pm & 2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Tickets £3.50 per child
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite
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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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photo of green snake
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Venom
National Museum Cardiff
10 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Charges apply for some activities
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Talk
The Adder: Misunderstood treasure of the countryside.
National Museum Cardiff
10 August 2019
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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GRAFT Summer Garden Party
National Waterfront Museum
11 August 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
11 August 2019
10am-3pm
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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photo: boy and tree python
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Hissy Handling Session
National Museum Cardiff
14 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £5 per person
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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GRAFT Craft – Bee Bookmarks
National Waterfront Museum
1518 August 2019
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: Families
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
17 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Law and Disorder during the Black Death
National Waterfront Museum
17 August 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Summer Morning Movie: Ralf Breaks the Internet (PG, 2018)
National Waterfront Museum
20 August 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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photo: boy and tree python
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Hissy Handling Sessions
National Museum Cardiff
21 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £5 per person
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Rope Making
National Waterfront Museum
2224 August 2019
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Pirate Party!
National Waterfront Museum
24 August 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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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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Scratch & Sniff Treasure Maps!
National Waterfront Museum
25 &, 26 August 2019
12pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Traditional Fishing
National Waterfront Museum
26 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Fisherman’s Tales
National Waterfront Museum
26 August 2019
12pm, 1:30pm & 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Making Fossils
Big Pit National Coal Museum
26 August 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1 per fossil
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photo: boy and tree python
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Hissy Handling Sessions
National Museum Cardiff
28 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £5 per person
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Scrappy Sheep - Cool Paper Planes
National Wool Museum
2930 August
12:00 - 3:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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GRAFT Craft – Plant Hammering!
National Waterfront Museum
29 August1 September 2019
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Museum Matinée: Goldfinger (PG, 1964)
National Waterfront Museum
30 August 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
30 August 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Art lunchtime talk - David Nash
National Museum Cardiff
30 August 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Little Mice Club – Roald Dahl
National Waterfront Museum
6 September 2019
10:30am - 12pm
Suitability: Under 5's
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Tân a Mwg presents…Feast from the Flames
St Fagans National Museum of History
6 September 2019
7:15pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £60
Booking: ON SALE: 16.07.2019 | 10am
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
7 September 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course
Course: Traditional Bread Making
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 September 2019
8:45am - 1:30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £80 / £65
Booking: ON SALE 16.07.2019
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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
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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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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
8 September 2019
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Swansea Vintage and Makers Market
National Waterfront Museum
8 September 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
9 &, 24 September
10:30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required Tel: Local rate – (029) 2057 3600
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Rebecca Evans
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Rebecca Evans and Friends Recital
National Museum Cardiff
12 September 2019
7.15pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £15 - £18
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Roald Dahl Storytime and Crafts
National Wool Museum
14 September 2019
12 - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Roald Dahl After Hours
National Waterfront Museum
14 September 2019
6:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £7.50pp
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite
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Roald Dahl Day
National Waterfront Museum
14 September 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Talk
Alger Hiss: Friend and / or Spy
National Waterfront Museum
14 September 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Splendiferous Science Show
National Waterfront Museum
14 September 2019
2pm
Suitability: Families
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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Swansea Bay Jobs Fair
National Waterfront Museum
20 September 2019
9am-3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
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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Swansea International Wine Festival
National Waterfront Museum
21 September 2019
6.30pm-11.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £15
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Beachwatch
National Museum Cardiff
21 September 2019
12pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free, with a refundable deposit of £5
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Course
Course: 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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Talk
Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
25 September 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Museum Matinée: Withnail and I (15, 1987)
National Waterfront Museum
27 September 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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HUSH - Silent Disco
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
8pm - 12am
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £10-£14 advance
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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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Talk
History Day
National Waterfront Museum
28 September 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Course
Course: Introduction to Blacksmithing
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
Saturday 28 September OR Sunday 29 September
10:30am - 4:30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £120 | £95
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course
Course: Seasons in the Garden - Autumn
St Fagans National Museum of History
9 October 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £35 | £26
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course
Course: Intro to Enamelling
St Fagans National Museum of History
12 October 2019
10:30am - 4:00pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 | £55
Booking: Eventbrite
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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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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
25 October 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Unknown Wales – a day to celebrate Welsh wildlife
National Museum Cardiff
26 October 2019
10.30am - 3.30pm
Suitability: adults
Cost: Free, with a refundable deposit of £5
Booking: eventbrite
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Spoon Carving
Course
Half Day Courses:Spooncarving
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 November 2019
10:15am - 12:45pm | 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £50 | £40
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course
Course: Introduction to Leatherwork
St Fagans National Museum of History
9 November 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £85 | £70
Booking: Eventbrite
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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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Festive Vintage Fair
National Wool Museum
23 November
11-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
29 November 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Course
Course: Christmas Willow
St Fagans National Museum of History
30 November 2019
10:30am - 4:30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £70 | £50
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course: Beginner’s Basketmaking
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 February 2020
10:30am - 4:30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 | £60
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course: Intro to Enamelling
St Fagans National Museum of History
14 March 2020
10:30am - 4:00pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 | £55
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course
Course: Make a Rush Mat
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 March 2020
10:30am - 4:30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 | £60
Booking: Eventbrite
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