What's On

Exhibitions

Exhibition
Tim Peake's Spacecraft and virtual reality experience
National Museum Cardiff
15 November 201810 February 2019
Suitability: Exhibition - All / VR Experience – 13+ only
Cost: Exhibition free, Space Descent VR £6
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artes mundi logo and dates
Exhibition
Artes Mundi 8
National Museum Cardiff
26 October 201824 February 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
National Museum Cardiff
1 February6 May 2019
Coming Soon
Suitability: all
Cost: £5 adults / £4 concessions / 16 years & under: Free
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photo of Marliyn Monroe
Exhibition
Women in Focus
National Museum Cardiff
5 May 201828 January 2019
Last chance to see
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Poppies for Remembrance
National Museum Cardiff
21 July 20183 March 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
HM Coastguards: Safeguarding the Shore
National Waterfront Museum
13 October 201831 March 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Painting by Kyffin Williams
Exhibition
Kyffin Williams: the Artist and Amgueddfa Cymru
National Museum Cardiff
3 August 20181 May 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
For Freedom and Empire
National Waterfront Museum
27 October 201824 February 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
Once the Quarrymen Left
National Slate Museum
31 January5 July 2019
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Women in the War
National Wool Museum
20 November 201831 January 2019
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
From Mine to Museum Exhibition
Big Pit National Coal Museum
30 September 201831 January 2019
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Family of Miners
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September 201731 January 2019
9.30am-5pm
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Events and Talks

Event
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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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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Natural Dye Garden Group
National Wool Museum
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: For details contact the museum on 029 2057 3070 or info@drefachfelindregardeningclub.co.uk
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Toddler Time
National Museum Cardiff
Every Friday
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Surface Tours
Big Pit National Coal Museum
2-25 January, Monday-Friday
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Conservations Stores
Big Pit National Coal Museum
2-25 January, Monday-Friday
11am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
The Blacksmith Experience at Big Pit
Big Pit National Coal Museum
2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25 & 30 January
10am and 1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £30
Booking: Limited availability so call now to reserve a place: (029) 2057 3650.
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Cilewent
Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
5, 12, 19 & 26 January
7.30pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15.50
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
7, 14, 21 & 28 January
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
15, 22 & 29 January
10:30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
Museum Yoga
National Museum Cardiff
17, 24, 31 January, 7, 14, 21, 23 & 28 February
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £10
Booking: Advanced booking required
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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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Museum Yoga
National Waterfront Museum
Wednesday Evenings (26 Jan - 29 May)
6.30pm
Suitability: Age 16+
Cost: £7.50pp
Booking: Eventbrite - Limited Tickets Available
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Course
CONFERENCE: Women in Focus: Documentary and Citizenship
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
24 & 25 January 2019
9.30am - 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £20 - £30
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
25 January 2019
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Event
Explore Classic Films: In the Heat of the Night (15, 1967)
National Waterfront Museum
25 January 2019
1:30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
National Storytelling Week: Discover traditional tales from Wales
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 January 2019
11.30am-12.30pm (Welsh) 1.30-3.30pm (English)
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Course
Course: Introduction to Enamelling
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
26 January 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: Age 18+
Cost: £55 / £65
Booking: All tickets for this event must be purchased in advance.
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Event
Museum Monthly Movies: Cinderella (U: 2015)
National Waterfront Museum
27 January 2019
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event
Love Sunday
National Waterfront Museum
27 January 2019
12pm-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
SINGING SLATE
National Slate Museum
27 January 2019
10.30am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Lunchtime Concert
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Lunchtime Concert - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
National Museum Cardiff
27 January 2019
1PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Gardens Walk and Talk: Winter
St Fagans National Museum of History
30 January 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2
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Event
Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
31 January 2019
Taith Iaith
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Bearing Witness to Truth
National Museum Cardiff
2 February 2019
3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Section of blue damask fabric with intricate silver thread embroidery.
Event
Meet the objects: Court Mantua
St Fagans National Museum of History
2 February 2019
11:30am - English | 1pm - Welsh | 2:30pm - English
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
2, 89, 15 & 2223 February
7.30pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15.50
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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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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Event
Chinese New Year Party
National Waterfront Museum
3 February 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
4, 11 & 18 February
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Talk
Sleep Magic Workshop
National Museum Cardiff
Fully booked
9 February 2019
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Event
Quiet Hour
National Waterfront Museum
14 February 2019
10-11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
LGBTQ+ History Month Takeover
St Fagans National Museum of History
1428 February 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course
Half Day Course: Spooncarving
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
16 February 2019
10.15am-12.45pm or 1.30pm-4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £50 | £40 concession
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Talk
Young, Gifted – Now What?
National Museum Cardiff
16 February 2019
time tbc
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
Riverside Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 February 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Lunchtime Concert
Event
Lunchtime Concert - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
National Museum Cardiff
17 February 2019
1PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Good Morning Family Yoga
National Waterfront Museum
Saturdays fortnightly - (2 February - 25 May)
10am - 11am
Suitability: Age 4 – 10 years. Families Only.
Cost: £4 per Adult | £1.50 per child
Booking: Eventbrite - Limited Tickets Available
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Event
St Fagans Dark Museum Tour
St Fagans National Museum of History
21 February 2019
7.30pm
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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Image: Traditional toys
Event
Half term fun: Victorians and St David’s Day
St Fagans National Museum of History
25 February1 March 2019
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Charges apply for some activities
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Half Term Workshops: Leonardo
National Museum Cardiff
26 February1 March 2019
12PM - 4PM
Suitability: Families
Cost: £2
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Model Railway Show
National Slate Museum
27 February1 March 2019
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Harp Ensemble
National Wool Museum
28 February 2019
11am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Scrappy Sheep Club - St David's Day rosettes
National Wool Museum
28 February & 1 March 2019
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Am Ddim
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St Fagans Gala Dinner
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St. David's Day Gala Dinner 2019
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 March 2019
7pm until late
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Single tickets: £70 plus booking fee (concessionary prices available on application to our community partners.) Tables of 10: £600 plus booking fee.
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Event
Meet the objects: St David's Day
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 March 2019
11.30am English, 1pm Welsh, 2.30pm English
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Lambcam
Event
#Lambcam
St Fagans National Museum of History
125 March 2019
TBC
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: Ewe and lamb
Event
Lambing at Llwyn yr Eos Farm
St Fagans National Museum of History
125 March 2019
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
St David's Day
National Museum Cardiff
3 & 1 March 2019
10AM - 5PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Lunchtime Concert
Event
Lunchtime Concert - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
National Museum Cardiff
3 March 2019
1PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
4, 11, 18 & 25 March
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Course: Introduction to Geology
National Museum Cardiff
7 March4 April 2019
1pm - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £90
Booking: Eventbrite - Limited spaces available
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Anti-suffrage voodoo doll sent anonymously to a woman in west Wales, early 1900s
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Meet the objects: International Women’s Day
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 March 2019
2.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Lambing experience days at St Fagans
Course
Lambing Day Courses
St Fagans National Museum of History
8, 11 & 15 March
8.30am-4pm
Suitability: 16+
Cost: £120 | £95 concession
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Event
St David's Day Party
National Wool Museum
9 March 2019
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Brain Games
National Museum Cardiff
10 March 2019
11AM - 4PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 March 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Woad Workshop
National Wool Museum
23 March 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £55 + materials
Booking: Essential
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Course
Course: What to do now in the garden – Spring
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 March 2019
10am-1pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £35 / £26
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Event
Course: Life Drawing in the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
30 March, 13 April & 4 May
5pm - 7pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 for the 3 sessions
Booking: Eventbrite
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
1, 8 & 29 April
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Image: Dictionary page
Event
Ar Lafar: Welsh Learners’ Festival
St Fagans National Museum of History
6 April 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Course
Course: Beginner’s Basketmaking
St Fagans National Museum of History
14 April 2019
10.30am-4.30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 / £60
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Event
Easter Trails & Crafts
National Slate Museum
1622 April 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £1
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The Big Museum Easter Trail
National Museum Cardiff
1922 April 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Children aged 4+
Cost: £3.50
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The Big Museum Easter Trail
St Fagans National Museum of History
1922 April 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Children ages 4+
Cost: £3.50
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The Big Museum Easter Trail
National Waterfront Museum
1922 April 2019
11am - 4pm
Suitability: Children aged 4+
Cost: £3.50
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
27 April 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: Magnolia tree
Event
Gardens Walk and Talk: Late Spring
St Fagans National Museum of History
1 May 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2
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Course
Course: Dyeing - Intro to Indigo
St Fagans National Museum of History
11 May 2019
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 | £55
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
13 & 20 May
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Course
Introduction to Blacksmithing
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
Saturday 1 June OR Sunday 2 June
10.30am-4.30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £120 / £95 concession
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
3, 10, 17 & 24 June
1.30pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time
Event
Amser Chwarae Toddler Time
St Fagans National Museum of History
1, 8 & 15 July
Suitability: Families
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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Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
National Museum Cardiff
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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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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