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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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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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Talk
Guided Surface Tours
Big Pit National Coal Museum
229 September 2019
9.30am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: For groups of 10 or more
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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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Toddler Time
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Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
9, 16, 23 &, 30 September
1.30-3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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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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Digi Dig 1926 Roman Discovery Trail
National Roman Legion Museum
16 September 201916 September 2020
Suitability: All
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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Talk
Alger Hiss: Friend and / or Spy
National Waterfront Museum
21 September 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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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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Autumn Lecture Series - Are we capable of halting the Cycle of Disaster?
Big Pit National Coal Museum
21 September 2019
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Essential
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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
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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
Open Meeting of the Board of Trustees
St Fagans National Museum of History
23 September 2019
10.30 - 1.00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Please register your attendance with Elaine Cabuts on tel: 02920 573204 or e-mail: elaine.cabuts@museumwales.ac.uk by 5pm Wednesday 13 September 2019.
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Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
25 September 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Gwendoline Davies
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
26 September 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
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-£16 advance
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Iwami Kagura Show
National Museum Cardiff
27 September 2019
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk: The Kagura
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
27 September 2019
12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Raising the Green Flag
National Wool Museum
28 September
12pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Black History Month Wales 2019: Creative Arts Launch
St Fagans National Museum of History
28 September 2019
12-4pm
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
28 September 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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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Cilewent
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St Fagans Museum Ghost Tours
St Fagans National Museum of History
34, 1718 &, 2425 October
8-10pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £16
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk/
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Little Mice Club – Harvest
National Waterfront Museum
4 October 2019
10:30am-12:00pm
Suitability: under 5's
Cost: Free
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Dandiya Dancing
National Waterfront Museum
4 October 2019
7pm - 10pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £3.50 Adults / £2 Children
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The Swansea Fringe: Swansea Does Swansea
National Waterfront Museum
46 October 2019
10:30am - 4:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
5 October 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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The Fringe Family Twmpath
National Waterfront Museum
5 October 2019
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Women’s Archive Wales Annual Conference
St Fagans National Museum of History
5 &, 6 October 2019
Suitability: Adults
Cost: See registration details
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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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Wales and the Khasi-Jaintia Hills, north east India: Cultural Dialogues
St Fagans National Museum of History
12 October 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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
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Super Science Saturday
National Museum Cardiff
12 October 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Autumn Lecture Series – ‘The Proud Valley, Paul Robeson and Wales’
Big Pit National Coal Museum
12 October 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £3
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Book Swap
National Waterfront Museum
12 &, 13 October 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
13 October 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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GRAFT Harvest Supper
National Waterfront Museum
13 October 2019
6pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £10pp
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite
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Talk
Seventh Quarry Poetry Evening
National Waterfront Museum
16 October 2019
7pm - 9pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Wool to Cloth with the Ceredigion Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
National Wool Museum
17 October
10:30 - 1:00pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 030
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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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Talk
Natural Dye Display & Dye Garden Tour
National Wool Museum
19 October
10:30 - 3:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 030
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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Meet Dippy
National Museum Cardiff
19 October 2019
1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Talk
Welsh Folklore Surrounding Hallowe'en
National Waterfront Museum
19 October 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Diwail Decorations - Rangoli
National Waterfront Museum
19 October 2019
11am - 2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: Diwali celelbrations
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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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Museum Matinée: Heat and Dust (15, 1983)
National Waterfront Museum
25 October 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Age 15+
Cost: Free
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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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Dylan Thomas Walking Tour – Uplands
National Waterfront Museum
26 October 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £5 pp
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite
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Swansea Science Festival
National Waterfront Museum
26 &, 27 October 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your place via: www.swansea.ac.uk/swanseasciencefestival
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St Fagans Makers Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 October3 November 2019
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Charges for some activities
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Traditional Fairground
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Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 October3 November 2019
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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Dylan Thomas Walking Tour – Marina
National Waterfront Museum
27 October 2019
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite
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Hallowe'en Trail
National Slate Museum
2831 October 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1
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3 cool things to make with a Rubber Band
National Waterfront Museum
2830 October &, 13 November
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Halloween Nights
St Fagans National Museum of History
2931 October 2019
6pm-9pm
Suitability: Families with children age 4-12
Cost: £13 adults, £10 child, under 2s free
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CSI Swansea – Halloween Murder @ the Museum
National Waterfront Museum
30 October 2019
7pm
Suitability: Age 12+
Cost: £7.50
Booking: Book your place via Eventbrite
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Oriel Science Café - The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
National Waterfront Museum
30 October 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
31 October 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Halloween Morning Movie: The Book of Life (U,2014)
National Waterfront Museum
31 October 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Halloween Spooky Funday
National Waterfront Museum
31 October 2019
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Scrappy Sheep Club - Pompom Spiders & Friends
National Wool Museum
31 October1 November
12:00 - 3:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Little Mice Club – The Moon
National Waterfront Museum
1 November 2019
10:30am - 12pm
Suitability: Under 5's
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Image: needlework
Course
Course: Visible Mending
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 November 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65/ £55 concession
Booking: Booking via Eventbrite
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Spoon Carving
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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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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
2 November 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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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Poppy Pins Workshop
National Wool Museum
9 November
12:00 - 3:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
10 November 2019
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales
National Museum Cardiff
10 November 2019
12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy about Yoga!
National Museum Cardiff
14, 21 &, 28 November
7.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £10
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Night Blowing Cactus
Course
Course: Botanical Illustration
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
16 November 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £55 / £45 concession
Booking: Booking 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
16 November 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Sleepover: Dippy Dino Night!
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
16 November 2019
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: £54 | £65 | £75
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course
Learn to Spin with the Ceredigion Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
National Wool Museum
21 November
10:30 - 13:00
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Call 02920 573 030
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Festive Vintage Fair
National Wool Museum
23 November
11-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Track the Reindeer
National Wool Museum
23 November 20195 January 2020
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Talk
Oriel Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
27 November 2019
7:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
28 November 2019
12.30pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
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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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Meet Dippy
National Museum Cardiff
30 November 2019
12pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales
National Museum Cardiff
30 November 2019
1.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Collecting Dinosaurs
National Museum Cardiff
30 November 2019
3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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HUSH: Family friendly silent disco
National Museum Cardiff
30 November 2019
6pm
Suitability: 5+
Cost: £12 per person
Booking: HUSH
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HUSH: Silent disco for adults
National Museum Cardiff
30 November 2019
8.30pm - 12pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £25
Booking: HUSH
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Santa at the National Slate Museum Llanberis
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Winter Fair
National Slate Museum
1 December 2019
11am - 3.45pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £3.50 charge to see Santa / £1 for craft- making
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Elf Trail
National Slate Museum
1 December 20195 January 2020
Suitability: All
Cost: £1
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Little Mice Club – Santa Special
National Waterfront Museum
6 December 2019
10.30am–12pm
Suitability: Ideal for under 5’s
Cost: Free
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Dewch i Ganu - Come and Sing
National Waterfront Museum
7 December 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Christmas at the Wool Museum
National Wool Museum
7 December
10:00 - 4:00pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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image: Dracoraptor Hanigani
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Talk: No, I Don't Make it Up! How to Build Dinosaurs from the Inside-Out.
National Museum Cardiff
7 December 2019
5pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £4-£5
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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New Welsh Dinosaur © Bob Nicholls
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Workshop: Drawing Dinosaurs from the Inside-Out.
National Museum Cardiff
7 December 2019
1pm - 3pm
Suitability: 7+
Cost: £8
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Dippy on Tour
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Big Bones, Big Politics, and High Culture: How Dippy Became the Poster child of Peace (and War)
National Museum Cardiff
7 December 2019
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £6
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
8 December 2019
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Dinosaurs and Deserts in Wales
National Museum Cardiff
8 December 2019
12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Christmas Carol Concert
National Museum Cardiff
12 December 2019
3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dippy on Tour
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Talk: Meet Dippy
National Museum Cardiff
18 January 2020
12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Museum Sleepover: Dippy Dino Night!
National Museum Cardiff
25 January 2020
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: £54 | £65 | £75
Booking: Eventbrite
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Course
Course: Intro to Hand Embroidery
National Wool Museum
1 February 2020
11am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 / £55 concessions
Booking: Booking via 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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Image: Wooden Stool
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2-Day Course: Make a Wooden Stool
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 &, 9 February 2020
10.15am-4pm
Suitability: 16+ *
Cost: £190 /£160 concession
Booking: Booking via Eventbrite
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Scrappy Sheep Club - Rainbows
National Wool Museum
2021 February
12:00 - 3:00pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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St David's Day Party
National Wool Museum
29 February 2020
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Vintage & Makers Market
National Wool Museum
14 March
11:00 - 3:00pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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: 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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Course: Visible Mending
National Wool Museum
21 March 2020
11am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 / £55 concessions
Booking: Booking via Eventbrite
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