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Exhibitions

A picture of the wrestler Drew McIntyre and a person from the knitting group Twin Made holding a jumper with the words Clash at the Castle on it

Special Exhibition: Champions of Knitwear

National Wool Museum
13 September–3 November 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Still from John Akomfrah's video installation, 'Vertigo Sea'

Exhibition: The Rules of Art?

National Museum Cardiff
23 October 2021 – 4 June 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Lily’s Fossil Footprint

National Museum Cardiff
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: FAB 50 - Half a century of History!

National Slate Museum
25 May–31 December 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Wales is...Proud

St Fagans National Museum of History
15 July 2022 – 5 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A patchwork blanket, part of the Exhibition of Hope

Exhibition: Exhibition of Hope

National Waterfront Museum
23 July–6 November 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Reframing Pictorn

Exhibition: Reframing Picton

National Museum Cardiff
1 August 2022 – 3 September 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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In So Many Words exhibition

Exhibition: In So Many Words

National Museum Cardiff
6 September–6 November 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Yama: Sakubei Yamamoto Coal Mine Paintings 

Exhibition: Yama: Sakubei Yamamoto Coal Mine Paintings

National Waterfront Museum
10 September 2022 – 2 January 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Tip Girls

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

National Waterfront Museum
1 October 2022 – 19 March 2023
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Events and Talks

Microphone

Digital Event: Museum Talks

Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation: £5
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Event: Extra Time at National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff
First Thursday of each month - click for all dates
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Dance to Health - The Falls Prevention Dance Programme

National Waterfront Museum
19 August 2022 – 31 March 2023
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Museum Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
2 September–24 November 2022
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £18.50
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Cuppa and a Paper

National Wool Museum
28 September, 12, 26 October, 9, 23 November, 7 & 21 December 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Photograph of grey blanket with bink, red and white patterns on it folded neatly on a cream cloth with red stripes

Digital Event: Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees

29 September 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: Black History Wales - Young People, the Time is Now!

St Fagans National Museum of History
1 October 2022
11.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course: Introduction to Blacksmithing

St Fagans National Museum of History
1–3 October 2022
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £150 | £125 concession
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Event: Dandiya Dancing

National Waterfront Museum
2 October 2022
7pm - 9.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £3.50 Adults / £2 Children (on the door)
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naturaldyeing

Course: Natural Dyeing with Garden Plants

National Wool Museum
Fully booked
8 October 2022
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £80 | £65 Concession
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Event: Unknown Wales Conference 2022

National Museum Cardiff
15 October 2022
10am - 1pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: Pay what you can. Suggested donation £5.
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naturewalk

Event: Adult Learners week - Nature walk for Welsh Learners

St Fagans National Museum of History
20 October 2022
2-3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event: Adult Learners Week - Life in the Roman Legion

National Roman Legion Museum
21 October 2022
1pm to 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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sketchinginstfagans

Event: Welsh Adult Learners Week - Sketching at St Fagans

St Fagans National Museum of History
21 October 2022
2-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Image: Leatherwork course at St Fagans

Course: Introduction to Leatherwork

St Fagans National Museum of History
22 October & 19 November 2022
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 |£70 Concession
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Title image for Sgwrs Amgueddfa - Museum Talks on chalk board background

Digital Event: Museum Talks: Ritual house protection at St Fagans National Museum of History

27 October 2022
7:00 -7:45pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Pay What You Can - Suggested Donation: £5
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Pumpkin Hunt

Event: Half Term Halloween Trail

St Fagans National Museum of History
29 October–6 November 2022
10am - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £3.50
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Swansea Science Festival

National Waterfront Museum
5 & 6 November 2022
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free and charged
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Image: Enamelling course at St Fagans National Museum of History

Course: Introduction to Enamelling

St Fagans National Museum of History
12 November 2022
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £80 |£65 Concession
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Image: Spoon carving course at St Fagans National Museum of History

Course: Spoon Carving

St Fagans National Museum of History
12 November 2022
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £65 | Concession £55
Booking: https://my.museum.wales/overview/391
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Event: Bombs and Bandages - Medical care in the Great War

National Waterfront Museum
13 November 2022
1pm, 2pm & 3.30pm
Suitability: Age 7+
Cost: Free
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Event: The Green Fair

National Waterfront Museum
19 & 20 November 2022
Sat 10am - 4pm, Sun 10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: A Big Waterfront Christmas

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

Course: Christmas Botanical Illustration

National Museum Cardiff
3 December 2022
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £75 | £60 Concession
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Willow wreath

Course: Christmas Willow Wreaths

St Fagans National Museum of History
3–4 December 2022
10:30 - 1pm & 1:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £50 | £40 Concession
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Event: The Big Museum Winter Trail

St Fagans National Museum of History
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

National Waterfront Museum
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

Big Pit National Coal Museum
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

National Roman Legion Museum
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

National Museum Cardiff
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

National Wool Museum
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: The Big Museum Winter Trail

National Slate Museum
3–23 December 2022
Daily 10am - 3pm (Museum is closed on Saturdays)
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1.50 per trail
Booking: Available from Museum shop on arrival
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Event: Lates: Big Museum Quiz Night

National Waterfront Museum
9 December 2022
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £6.50pp
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Event: Winter Vintage and Makers Market

National Waterfront Museum
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 at St Fagans

St Fagans National Museum of History
10 & 11 December 2022
Timeslots 10am-5pm
Suitability: 3+
Cost: £12.50 per child
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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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Carols in the Chapel

Event: Carols in the Chapel

St Fagans National Museum of History
17–18 December 2022
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

St Fagans National Museum of History
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

St Fagans National Museum of History
15 January 2023
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Digital Events