What's On

Exhibitions

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Exhibition
Artes Mundi 8
National Museum Cardiff
26 October 201824 February 2019
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
Tim Peake's Spacecraft and virtual reality experience
National Museum Cardiff
15 November 201810 February 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Exhibition free, Space Descent VR £6
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photo of Marliyn Monroe
Exhibition
Women in Focus
National Museum Cardiff
5 May 201828 January 2019
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
Sharing Local History on facebook
National Waterfront Museum
1016 December 2018
10am-5pm
Last chance to see
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
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
National Museum Cardiff
1 February6 May 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: £5 adults / £4 concessions / 16 years & under: Free
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Exhibition
Wales and the Sea
National Waterfront Museum
3 December 20186 January 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
Women in the War
National Wool Museum
20 November 201831 January 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Munitionettes and Canary Girls
National Wool Museum
9 October 20184 January 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
From Mine to Museum Exhibition
Big Pit National Coal Museum
30 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
15 March31 December 2018
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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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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Event
Slate Splitting Demonstrations
National Slate Museum
Suitability: All
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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Event
Toddler Time
National Museum Cardiff
Every Friday
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Spot the Elf Trail
National Wool Museum
1 December 20185 January 2019
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event
Track the Reindeer Trail
National Waterfront Museum
1 December 20186 January 2019
10am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Elf Trail
National Slate Museum
6 December 20186 January 2019
Suitability: All
Cost: £1
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Coalfield Christmas
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Breakfast and brunch with Mother Christmas
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Fully booked
89 & 15 December
10am OR 1pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £10 for children, £5 for adults
Booking: Pre-booking essential: 029 2057 3650
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Museum Christmas Quiz Night
National Waterfront Museum
13 December 2018
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £3.50pp
Booking: Eventbrite - Limited tickets available
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Audio Description Tour: Evolution of Wales
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Audio Description Tour: Evolution of Wales
National Museum Cardiff
13 December 2018
11am - 1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking essential (029) 2057 3240
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Christmas Carol Concert
National Museum Cardiff
13 December 2018
3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
Event
St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
15 December
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Elite Archers of the Warship Mary Rose
National Waterfront Museum
15 December 2018
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event
HA Open Day
National Waterfront Museum
15 December 2018
12:30pm-4:00pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Christmas Weekend
National Museum Cardiff
15 & 16 December 2018
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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It's Christmas...Father Christmas at Big Pit
Big Pit National Coal Museum
16 December 2018
10.30am-1pm and 1.30pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £5 per child
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Event
Festive Film: It’s a Wonderful Life (U, 1946)
National Waterfront Museum
16 December 2018
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Quiet Hour
National Waterfront Museum
17 December 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event
Annual Christmas Carol Concert
National Wool Museum
18 December 2018
6.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Must have Ticket for Entry
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Santa & The Polar Express
National Waterfront Museum
21 December 2018
6:30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £7.50pp
Booking: Eventbrite - Limited Tickets Available
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Event
Make a Bird Feeder
National Waterfront Museum
2731 December 2018 & 25 January
12:30pm-3:30pm
Suitability: Families
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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Surface Tours
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Monday - Friday throughout January (exept 28 & 29 January)
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Little Mice Club – The Sky at Night
National Waterfront Museum
4 January 2019
10:30am-12:00pm
Suitability: Exclusively for preschool children and their paren
Cost: Free
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
5 January 2019
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
National Museum Cardiff
5 & 6 January 2019
5:30pm - 9am
Suitability: Children aged 6 to 12 | Families
Cost: Adult: £48 | Child: £48
Booking: Advanced bookings required
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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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Museum Monthly Movies: Peter Rabbit (PG, 2018)
National Waterfront Museum
6 January 2019
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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St Teilo's Church
Event
Plygain Service
St Fagans National Museum of History
6 January 2019
2PM - 3PM
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time Monthly Movies: Dumbo (U, 1946)
National Waterfront Museum
9 January 2019
10:30am
Suitability: Exclusively for preschool children and their paren
Cost: Free
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Talk
Artes Mundi Curated Tour with Rabab Ghazoul
National Museum Cardiff
11 January 2019
3pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop In
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Talk
Scoring The In Between Spaces
National Museum Cardiff
11 January 2019
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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Amazing Astronomy Saturday
National Waterfront Museum
12 January 2019
2pm-9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Star Dome
National Waterfront Museum
12 January 2019
2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm & 7pm
Suitability: Suitable for Age 7+.
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking Required - Please phone (029) 2057 3600 to book your place.
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Talk
Exploring Mars - Science Show
National Waterfront Museum
12 January 2019
5:30pm-7:30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Full Moon
Talk
Apollo: A Moon Odyssey
National Waterfront Museum
13 January 2019
2pm
Suitability: Adults
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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image of egyptian mummy
Talk
Wonderful Things
National Waterfront Museum
19 January 2019
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Talk
Artes Mundi Curated Tours by John Wilson (Deaf-led BSL tour)
National Museum Cardiff
19 January 2019
3pm
Suitability: Adults
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 January 2019
10am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Quiet Hour
National Waterfront Museum
19 January 2019
10am-11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Wedding showcase photo of couple in castle gardens
Event
Wedding Showcase
St Fagans National Museum of History
20 January 2019
11am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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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
24 & 25 January 2019
9.30am - 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £20 - £30
Booking: www.eventbrite.co.uk
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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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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
Love Sunday
National Waterfront Museum
27 January 2019
12pm-4pm
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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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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Talk
Sleep Magic Workshop
National Museum Cardiff
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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Course
Half Day Course: Spooncarving
St Fagans National Museum of History
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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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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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. David's Day Gala Dinner 2019
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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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Lambcam
Event
#Lambcam
St Fagans National Museum of History
125 March 2019
TBC
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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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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Lambing experience days at St Fagans
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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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St David's Day Party
National Wool Museum
9 March 2019
10am-3pm
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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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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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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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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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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Introduction to Blacksmithing
St Fagans National Museum of History
Saturday 21 September OR Sunday 22 September
10.30am-4.30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £120 / £95 concession
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