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Exhibitions

Exhibition
Pirates: The Truth Behind the Tales
National Waterfront Museum
30 March30 September 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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KIZUNA: Japan | Wales | Design
National Museum Cardiff
16 June9 September 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Memorial Exhibition National Slate Museum Llanberis 2018
Exhibition
MEMORIAL
National Slate Museum
23 July31 December 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Lost Ports of Wales
National Waterfront Museum
30 June21 October 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Farewell Rock - Coal Miners of south Wales
National Waterfront Museum
7 July2 September 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Who decides?
National Museum Cardiff
28 October 20172 September 2018
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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photo of Marliyn Monroe
Exhibition
Women in Focus
National Museum Cardiff
5 May 20189 June 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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image of Eisteddfod crown
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Eisteddfod Chair and Crown
National Museum Cardiff
12 June2 August 2018
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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sculpture by Cerith Wyn Evans
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Cerith Wyn Evans - Radiant fold (….the Illuminating Gas)
National Museum Cardiff
9 March2 September 2018
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Corn Poppy
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Poppies for Remembrance
National Museum Cardiff
21 July 20183 March 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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From Mine to Museum Exhibition
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September30 December 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
SLATE TO THE SEA
National Slate Museum
23 July31 December 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Year of the Sea Knitted Sea Grotto
National Wool Museum
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Family of Miners
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September 201730 December 2018
9.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
For Better or Worse: Women at War
National Roman Legion Museum
2 March 201731 August 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Events and Talks

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Super Saturdays!
National Roman Legion Museum
Every Saturday
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Caerleon App English
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Caerleon Discovery App
National Roman Legion Museum
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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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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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Mid Teifi Textile Hooking Group
National Wool Museum
Saturdays fortnightly
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: For details call 01559 370824 - email littlebird07@aol.com
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Cwmpengraig Craft Circle
National Wool Museum
Every Wednesday
10.30am -3pm
Suitability: All
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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Slate Splitting Demonstrations
National Slate Museum
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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The Black Chair
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 February31 August 2018
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Demonstrations -Dates during July & August 2018
National Wool Museum
Bilingual
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Not Required
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Girl on high ropes course at St Fagans
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CoedLan – High Ropes at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
10am-5pm
Suitability: Participants must be 110cm tall
Cost: £10
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Image: patchwork
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Quilt Club
St Fagans National Museum of History
12 May, 16 June, 21 July, 22 September, 20 October & 17 November
10:30 - 12:30
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5
Booking: Booking is essential as places are limited
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Image: Bumblebee
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Wildlife Walks
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 May, 5 August & 2 September
2-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Homelife at the Museum
National Slate Museum
21 July2 September 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Traditional Fairground
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Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 July2 September 2018
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 July, 18 August, 29 September & 13 October
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Summer of Slate
National Slate Museum
23 July31 August 2018
1-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Children's crafts £1
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A Roman Summer
National Roman Legion Museum
24 July31 August 2018
Suitability: Families
Cost: Charge for some activities
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Summer Holiday Museum Trail
National Museum Cardiff
24 July2 September 2018
10am - 5pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Family Printmaking Workshops - Posters for Peace
National Museum Cardiff
2527 July 2018
10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £3
Booking: Pay in the shop on arrival
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Pirate Rat Trail
National Waterfront Museum
25 July2 September 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Koto Performance
National Museum Cardiff
26 July 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Book on arrival
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St Fagans Castle Staff
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St Fagans Dark Castle Tours
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 July 2018
21.30pm-23.10pm
Suitability: 10+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £12.50 adult, £10 ages 10-13
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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Taith Iaith - Ideas session!
National Museum Cardiff
26 July 2018
1pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Model Show
National Wool Museum
26 & 27 July 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Scrappy Sheep Club- Botanical Felt Brooches
National Wool Museum
26 & 27 July 2018
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Paper Pirate Boats
National Waterfront Museum
2629 July 2018
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
27 July 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Explore Classic Film: The Big Sleep (PG, 1946)
National Waterfront Museum
27 July 2018
1:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Dark Museum Tour
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 July 2018
Suitability: 10+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £12.50 adult, £10 ages 10-13
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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From New York to London via Abermawr
National Waterfront Museum
27 July 2018
10.30am - 12.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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The Captain Barnacle Pirate Pantomime
National Waterfront Museum
28 July 2018
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Flö – Music from the Collections
National Museum Cardiff
28 July 2018
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Archaeology at St Fagans: Reconstructing History
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 & 29 July 2018
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Makers' Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 July10 August 2018
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
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Museum Monthly Movies: Paddington 2 (PG, 2017)
National Waterfront Museum
29 July 2018
2:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Natural Dyeing Workshop
National Wool Museum
31 July 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £55 pp + materials
Booking: Essential
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Pirate School
National Waterfront Museum
31 July & 23 August
12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required - (029) 2057 3600
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National Play Day!
National Waterfront Museum
1 August 2018
10:30am-2:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Image: Brown Long Eared Bat
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Bat Walks
St Fagans National Museum of History
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August
Dusk - see listing for detail
Suitability: Age 8+
Cost: £5 per head
Booking: Pre-booking essential
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Family Activities
Big Pit National Coal Museum
131 August 2018
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Little Mice Club: Under the Sea
National Waterfront Museum
3 August 2018
10:30am-12:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
3, 11 & 25 August
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15.50
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
4 August 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Pop up Skate Park
National Waterfront Museum
4 August 2018
12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Suitability: Aged 7+
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required - (029) 2057 3600
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Maeda Kamari calligraphy performance and workshop / 書家 前田鎌利氏による書道パフォーマンス
National Museum Cardiff
4 August 2018
11am - 12.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Castle Staff
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St Fagans Dark Castle Tours
St Fagans National Museum of History
4, 10, 24 & 26 August
Suitability: 10+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £12.50 adult, £10 ages 10-13
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk.
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Pre-loved Kilo Vintage Fair
National Waterfront Museum
5 August 2018
10am – 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Monthly Movies: The Goonies (PG, 1985)
National Waterfront Museum
5 August 2018
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time Monthly Movies: Muppet Treasure Island (U, 1996)
National Waterfront Museum
8 August 2018
10:30am
Suitability: Preschool children and their parents or carers.
Cost: Free
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Living Seas Live Roadshow!
National Waterfront Museum
8 August 2018
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Limited spaces – book on arrival.
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Eisteddfod 2018: Behind the scenes tours at St Fagans
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 August 2018
11AM, 12:30PM, 2PM
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free* with a refundable deposit of £5
Booking: You are advised to reserve your tickets in advance via Eventbrite.
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Scrappy Sheep Club- Bug Magnets
National Wool Museum
9 & 10 August 2018
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Spice Islands Scratch & Sniff
National Waterfront Museum
911 August 2018
12:00pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Rope Making
National Waterfront Museum
1012 August 2018
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
11 August 2018
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: Adult: £48 | Child: £48
Booking: Advanced bookings required
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Explore Classic Film: The Black Swan (PG,1942)
National Waterfront Museum
11 August 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Traditional Fishing
National Waterfront Museum
11 & 12 August 2018
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
12 August 2018
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Full Steam Ahead
National Waterfront Museum
12 August 2018
12:00pm-3:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Storytime with Mr Trevithick
National Waterfront Museum
12 August 2018
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Pirate Science
National Waterfront Museum
1316 August 2018
11:30am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm
Suitability: Aged 7+
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required - (029) 2057 3600
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Talk
Japanese Clothing
National Museum Cardiff
14 August 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Obon:Lantern Festival Family Workshops / 日本:お盆 ファミリー ワークショップ
National Museum Cardiff
1417 August 2018
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2 a head
Booking: Pay at the shop on arrival.
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Japanese metalwork
National Museum Cardiff
15 August 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Talk: The Japanese Tea Ceremony and the Tea Garden / 講演:茶道と日本庭園
National Museum Cardiff
18 August 2018
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Killing Dreams: The 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King and Robert F Kennedy
National Waterfront Museum
18 August 2018
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Garden Gathering
National Waterfront Museum
18 August 2018
12pm-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Festival of Stitch: Makers and Traders Market
National Waterfront Museum
18 & 19 August 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Police Awareness Activity Day
St Fagans National Museum of History
19 August 2018
10AM - 5PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Wicker Architects
National Wool Museum
22 August 2018
11am-3pm
Suitability: Unsuitable for children under 12 without an adult
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop In
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Pirate Decoders
National Waterfront Museum
2225 August 2018
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Dark Museum Tour
St Fagans National Museum of History
23 August 2018
8.45pm-10.15pm
Suitability: 10+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £12.50 adult, £10 ages 10-13
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk.
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Scrappy Sheep Club- Print a Pirate Poster
National Wool Museum
23 & 24 August 2018
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Black Bart Pirate Show
National Wool Museum
24 August 2018
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Rope Making
National Waterfront Museum
2426 August 2018
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Pirate fun day
National Waterfront Museum
25 August 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Black Bart Show
National Waterfront Museum
25 August 2018
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Meirion Owen's Quack Pack
National Wool Museum
To 27 August 2018
11am; 1pm & 2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Pirate School
National Waterfront Museum
29 August1 September 2018
12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required - (029) 2057 3600
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Talk with Marine expert Katie Mortimer-Jones
National Wool Museum
30 August 2018
12pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Explore Classic Film: Georgy Girl (12,1966)
National Waterfront Museum
31 August 2018
1:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
31 August 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Belonging...
National Museum Cardiff
1 September 2018
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
1 September 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Explore Classic Film: Treasure Island (U,1950)
National Waterfront Museum
1 September 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Monthly Movies: The BFG (PG, 2016)
National Waterfront Museum
2 September 2018
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
18 & 25 September
10:30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required - (029) 2057 3600
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Toddler Time Monthly Movies: Fantastic Mr Fox (PG, 2009)
National Waterfront Museum
5 September 2018
10:30am
Suitability: Preschool children and their parents or carers
Cost: Free
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Little Mice Club – Roald Dahl
National Waterfront Museum
7 September 2018
10:30am-12:00pm
Suitability: Exclusively for preschool children and their paren
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time
National Museum Cardiff
Every Friday
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Roald Dahl Show
National Wool Museum
8 September 2018
1pm & 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: a display of onions
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National Veg Society - Welsh Branch Show
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 & 9 September 2018
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Jugglers at St Fagans Food Festival
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St Fagans Food Festival
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 & 9 September 2018
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
9 September 2018
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Swansea Vintage and Artisan Fair
National Waterfront Museum
9 September 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Full Steam Ahead
National Waterfront Museum
9 September 2018
12:00pm-3:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A crowd of people sitting in the Victorian Art gallery at National Museum Cardiff, listening to a tour guide
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Audio Description Tour: Art
National Museum Cardiff
13 September 2018
11am – 1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking essential (029) 2057 3240
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Beachwatch
National Museum Cardiff
15 September 2018
12pm - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Book in advance
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Sketchbook walk and artists talk.
National Wool Museum
15 September 2018
10-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £30
Booking: Booking Essential
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Talk
The Doge of Venice: Prince or Prisoner
National Waterfront Museum
15 September 2018
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Roald Dahl Day
National Waterfront Museum
15 September 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Roald Dahl: Imagine That
National Waterfront Museum
15 September 2018
1pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Beverley Gertsman Piano Recital
National Museum Cardiff
21 September 2018
7PM - 10PM
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £21.50
Booking: Tickets available from Eventbrite
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Owain Glyndŵr: The Rebel Prince of Wales
St Fagans National Museum of History
22 September 2018
11am Welsh, 1pm English, 3pm English
Suitability: Families
Cost: £5 per person
Booking: Tickets available through Eventbrite
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Taith Yr Iaith
National Wool Museum
22 September 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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History Day
National Waterfront Museum
22 September 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Monthly Movies: Suffragette (12A, 2015)
National Waterfront Museum
23 September 2018
2pm
Suitability: 12A
Cost: Free
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Tea Dance
National Waterfront Museum
26 September 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking required - tel: 02920 573600
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Talk
Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
26 September 2018
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Explore Classic Film: Rebel Without a Cause (PG,1955)
National Waterfront Museum
28 September 2018
1:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Celebrate the Hero
National Waterfront Museum
29 September 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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The Haywood Sisters
National Waterfront Museum
29 September 2018
1pm & 2.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Natural Dyeing Workshop
National Wool Museum
30 September 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £55 including materials
Booking: Essential
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Hallowe'en Trail
National Slate Museum
26 October2 November 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1
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A picture of a wicker man burning
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Halloween Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
2931 October
6pm-9pm
Suitability: Age 4+
Cost: Details to follow
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Picture of poppy wreath
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Remembrance Service
St Fagans National Museum of History
10 November 2018
10.50am-1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Explore Your Archive
St Fagans National Museum of History
18 November 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Father Christmas walking past Gwalia Stores
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Christmas Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
68 December
6pm-9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Details to follow
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