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Exhibitions

Exhibition
POBL
National Waterfront Museum
13 April29 September 2019
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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photo of green snake
Exhibition
Snakes!
National Museum Cardiff
22 June15 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: charge applies
Booking: Buy tickets on the day of your visit
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Exhibition
Andrew Vicari - King of Painters, Painter of Kings
National Waterfront Museum
13 July3 November 2019
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
David Nash: Sculpture Through the Seasons
National Museum Cardiff
3 May1 September 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Dinorwig '69 - The End of the Line
National Slate Museum
17 July31 December 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A black and white photo of a woman looking at the camera and smoking a cigarette
Exhibition
Photography Season
National Museum Cardiff
26 October 20191 March 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
Exhibition
Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure
National Museum Cardiff
19 October 201926 January 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
The Changing Face of Mining
National Waterfront Museum
20 July1 September 2019
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Merched Chwarel Exhibition
National Slate Museum
17 July 20197 January 2020
10am - 4pm
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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Exhibition
The Fossil Swamp
National Museum Cardiff
18 May 201917 May 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Family of Miners Exhibition
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September 201730 December 2019
9.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Events and Talks

Event
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.
Event
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
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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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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Event
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
Event
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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Event
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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Event
Summer Pirate Rat Trail
National Wool Museum
20 July31 August 2019
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
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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Name the Gnome Summer Trail
National Waterfront Museum
20 July1 September 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Homelife at the Museum
National Slate Museum
22 July1 September 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Summer of Slate
National Slate Museum
22 July1 September 2019
1-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Children's crafts £1
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Traditional Fairground
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Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
22 July2 September 2019
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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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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Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Tours
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 &, 2324 August
9PM - 11PM
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £16
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk/
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photo: boy and tree python
Event
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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Event
Rope Making
National Waterfront Museum
2224 August 2019
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Talk
Dinorwig '69 - The End of the Line : TALK
National Slate Museum
23 August 2019
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Pirate Party!
National Waterfront Museum
24 August 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event
Dinorwig '69 - The End of the Line Concert
National Slate Museum
24 August 2019
7pm
Suitability: All
Cost: FREE BUT BOOKING ESSENTIAL
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Event
St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
2429 August 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
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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Event
Traditional Fishing
National Waterfront Museum
26 August 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
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
Event
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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Event
Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
29 August 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
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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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Event
Museum Matinée: Goldfinger (PG, 1964)
National Waterfront Museum
30 August 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
30 August 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Talk
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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Event
Tân a Mwg presents…Feast from the Flames
St Fagans National Museum of History
6 September 2019
7:15pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £60
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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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Course
Course: Traditional Bread Making
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 September 2019
8:45am - 1:30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £80 / £65
Booking: Eventbrite
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Event
Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
7 September 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Food Festival 10
St Fagans National Museum of History
7 &, 8 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free entry - charges apply for some activities
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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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Event
Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
8 September 2019
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Swansea Vintage and Makers Market
National Waterfront Museum
8 September 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Williams Wynn Wynnstay organ
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OrganFest 2019
National Museum Cardiff
8 September 2019
11am - 12pm & 12pm - 1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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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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Event
Voices and images of the south Wales Jewish community
St Fagans National Museum of History
1022 September 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Rebecca Evans
Event
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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Event
Roald Dahl Storytime and Crafts
National Wool Museum
14 September 2019
12 - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
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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Splendiferous Science Show
National Waterfront Museum
14 September 2019
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Open Doors – Zoology at National Museum Wales
National Museum Cardiff
14 September 2019
11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required
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Image: Unitarian Chapel
Event
Unitarian Service
St Fagans National Museum of History
15 September 2019
3-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
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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Event
Adult Yoga on the Patio
Big Pit National Coal Museum
15 September 2019
3.30pm-4.30pm
Suitability: Adults and children over 15 years
Cost: £4
Booking: Essential
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Family Yoga
Big Pit National Coal Museum
15 September 2019
2pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Swansea Bay Jobs Fair
National Waterfront Museum
20 September 2019
11am-2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
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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Talk
Alger Hiss: Friend and / or Spy
National Waterfront Museum
21 September 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Swansea International Wine Festival
National Waterfront Museum
21 September 2019
6.30pm-11.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £15
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Event
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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Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Tours
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 &, 27 September
8PM - 10PM
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £16
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Talk
Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
25 September 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Museum Matinée: Withnail and I (15, 1987)
National Waterfront Museum
27 September 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Event
HUSH - Silent Disco
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
8pm - 12am
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £10-£16 advance
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Event
Iwami Kagura Show
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Talk: The Kagura
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
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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Super Science Saturday
Event
Super Science Saturday
National Museum Cardiff
12 October 2019
11am - 4pm
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
19 October 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: Diwali celelbrations
Event
Diwali Mela
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 October 2019
11am-4pm
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
Fully booked
9 November 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £85 | £70
Booking: Eventbrite
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Night Blowing Cactus
Course
Course: Botanical Illustration
National Museum Cardiff
16 November 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £55 / £45 concession
Booking: Booking via Eventbrite
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 November 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Museum Sleepover: Dippy Dino Night!
National Museum Cardiff
16 November 2019
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: £54 | £65 | £75
Booking: Eventbrite
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Event
Festive Vintage Fair
National Wool Museum
23 November
11-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
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
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
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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