What's On

Exhibitions

Exhibition
Pirates: The Truth Behind the Tales
National Waterfront Museum
30 March30 September 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Portraits of the Past – The Art of Michael Blackmore
National Waterfront Museum
10 March24 June 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Young, Migrant and Welsh
National Waterfront Museum
3 March29 April 2018
Last chance to see
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
Coming Soon
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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sculpture by Cerith Wyn Evans
Exhibition
Cerith Wyn Evans - Radiant fold (….the Illuminating Gas)
National Museum Cardiff
9 March2 September 2018
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Over the Pass - a photographic journey from Llanrwst to Llanberis
National Slate Museum
9 February22 June 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
KIZUNA: Japan | Wales | Design
National Museum Cardiff
16 June9 September 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Wriggle! The wonderful world of worms
National Museum Cardiff
18 June 20163 June 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Corn Poppy
Exhibition
Poppies for Remembrance
National Museum Cardiff
21 July 20183 March 2019
Suitability: all
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
For Freedom and Empire
Big Pit National Coal Museum
17 April24 June 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
Visions of Industry
National Wool Museum
6 March27 May 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Working for Victory: Welsh Industry and the First World War
National Slate Museum
22 January15 July 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition
Family of Miners
Big Pit National Coal Museum
1 September 201730 August 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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Toddler Time
National Museum Cardiff
Every Friday
11am - 4pm
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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The Black Chair
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 February31 August 2018
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Dark Museum Tour
St Fagans National Museum of History
12, 19 & 26 April
8.30pm-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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Traditional Fairground
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Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
2122 & 2829 April
10am-4pm
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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Talk
Who Decides? Gallery Conversations
National Museum Cardiff
24 April, 29 May, 26 June & 28 August
1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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must see museum exhibit for families - USA Today
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
26 April 2018
1.05pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Explore Classic Films: Singin’ in the Rain (U, 1952)
National Waterfront Museum
27 April 2018
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
27 April 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Cwtsh App Launch
National Waterfront Museum
27 April 2018
2pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course
Spoon Carving
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
28 April 2018
10.30am-1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £60 / £50
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
Fully booked
28 April 2018
8.45pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15.50
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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Explore Books
National Waterfront Museum
1, 8, 15 & 22 May
10.30am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Please phone (029) 2057 3600 to book a place.
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Toddler Time Monthly Movies: Lady and the Tramp (U, 1955)
National Waterfront Museum
2 May 2018
10.30am
Suitability: Ideal for the under 5's.
Cost: Free
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Little Mice Club – Let’s Play Music
National Waterfront Museum
4 May 2018
10.30am – 12pm
Suitability: Ideal for the under 5's.
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 May
9pm-10.40pm
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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Raising the Maypole at St Fagans
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May Day Celebration
St Fagans National Museum of History
5 May 2018
11am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Dewch i Ganu – Come to Sing!
National Waterfront Museum
5 May 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Spring Pride
National Waterfront Museum
5 May 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
5 May 2018
8.45pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15.50
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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Welsh History Forum
St Fagans National Museum of History
57 May 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Makers' Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
57 May 2018
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
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Seed Bombs
National Waterfront Museum
57 May 2018
12.30pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Traditional Fairground
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Traditional Fairground
St Fagans National Museum of History
1, 67, 1213 & 1920 May
Suitability: Age 2-11
Cost: From £1
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Calan Mai
National Waterfront Museum
6 May 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Stifyn Parri flyer English
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Stifyn Parri: SHUT YOUR MOUTH!
St Fagans National Museum of History
10 May 2018
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £13
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St Fagans Castle Staff
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St Fagans Dark Castle Tours
St Fagans National Museum of History
10 May 2018
9.15pm-10.55pm
Suitability: 10+ (Rhaid i blant dan 18 fod gydag oedolyn)
Cost: £12.50 adult, £10 ages 10-13
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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Local and Family History Fair
National Waterfront Museum
12 May 2018
11am – 4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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60 second Show and Tell
National Waterfront Museum
12 May 2018
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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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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Marina Market
National Waterfront Museum
13 May 2018
10am – 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museum Monthly Movies: A Street Cat Named Bob (12A, 2016)
National Waterfront Museum
13 May 2018
2.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Image: St Fagans Castle gardens
Course
What to do now in the garden: Prep for summer
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 May 2018
10am-1pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £35 / £26
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Tea Dance
National Waterfront Museum
16 May 2018
2-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time at the Play Lab
Big Pit National Coal Museum
16 May 2018
1.30pm-2.45pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Fantastic Night @ the Museum!
National Waterfront Museum
18 May 2018
6.30pm
Suitability: 12A
Cost: £3.50 per person.
Booking: Available from the museum gift shop or phone (029) 2057 3600
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From Welsh Mam to Modern Woman
National Waterfront Museum
19 & 9 May 2018
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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International Biodiversity Day
St Fagans National Museum of History
19 May 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Wales on Wheels
National Waterfront Museum
19 May 2018
11am – 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Penydarren Steam Loco
National Waterfront Museum
19 May 2018
12pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Curator’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Transport
National Waterfront Museum
19 May 2018
12.30pm – 2.30pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Museums @ Night Quiz Night
National Waterfront Museum
19 May 2018
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £3.50 per person
Booking: Available from the museum gift shop or phone (029) 2057 3600
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
19 May 2018
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Wales on Wheels – Pop up Skate Park!!
National Waterfront Museum
19 May 2018
12pm - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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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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Explore Classic Films: Witness for the Prosecution (U, 1957)
National Waterfront Museum
25 May 2018
1.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
25 May 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, 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
25 May 2018
9.45pm-11.25pm
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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Behind the Scenes at the Museum
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Behind the Scenes at the Museum
National Museum Cardiff
26 May 2018
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Cilewent
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St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 May 2018
9.45pm
Suitability: 13+ (Under 18s must be with an adult)
Cost: £15.50
Booking: www.cardiffhistory.co.uk
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St Fagans Makers' Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 May3 June 2018
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Small charge to cover materials for some activities
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Half term fun: Nature
St Fagans National Museum of History
26 May3 June 2018
12-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Small charge for some activities
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3 Cool Things to make with a Balloon!
National Waterfront Museum
26 May3 June 2018
12.30pm – 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Big Pit Explorers Trail
Big Pit National Coal Museum
26 May3 June 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Soft Play
Big Pit National Coal Museum
26 May3 June 2018
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Little Explorer Activity Boxes
Big Pit National Coal Museum
26 May3 June 2018
10pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Roman Food
National Roman Legion Museum
28 May1 June 2018
11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £2 per person
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Talk
Science Café
National Waterfront Museum
30 May 2018
7.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
31 May 2018
1pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Scrappy Sheep Club: Make a Shaker
National Wool Museum
31 May & 1 June 2018
12-3
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Talk
Wine-tasting talk – Wines of South America
National Waterfront Museum
1 June 2018
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £15pp /£12.50 concessions.
Booking: Available from the museum shop or call (029) 2057 3600
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Roman Empire
National Roman Legion Museum
2 & 3 June 2018
10am - 5pm
Suitability: Families / Adults / Children
Cost: Adults £8, Child £6, Family ticket £25
Booking: Tickets must be purchased in advance
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Meet the Beekeepers
St Fagans National Museum of History
3 June 2018
11am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Community Get Together
National Wool Museum
6 June 2018
11am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Talk
Audio Description Tour: Meet your Garden Birds
National Museum Cardiff
7 June 2018
2-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Booking essential (029) 2057 3240
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Image: Jason Ingram
Course
Garden Photography with Jason Ingram
St Fagans National Museum of History
9 June 2018
10am-4.30pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £110 / £85
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Talk
In Conversation with Clementine Schneiderman
National Museum Cardiff
9 June 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: www.eventbrite.com
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Cardiff Farmers Market Flyer
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St Fagans Real Food Market
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 June 2018
10am-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Woolly Weekend
St Fagans National Museum of History
16 & 17 June 2018
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Father’s Day Feastival
Big Pit National Coal Museum
17 June 2018
11am-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Toddler Time at the Play Lab
Big Pit National Coal Museum
20 June 2018
1.30pm-2.45pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Dyeing workshop
Course
Dye and print an organic scarf
St Fagans National Museum of History
23 June 2018
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £90 / £70
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Taith Iaith
National Museum Cardiff
28 June 2018
1pm
Suitability: Welsh Learners
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Organ Recital
National Museum Cardiff
29 June 2018
1pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: Places limited, book on arrival
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Rhondda Rose Society Show
St Fagans National Museum of History
30 June & 1 July 2018
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Gardens Walk & Talk: Summer
St Fagans National Museum of History
4 July 2018
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £2 per person
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Tanabata: Star Festival / 日本: 七夕祭り
National Museum Cardiff
7 & 8 July 2018
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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The NHS is 70!
St Fagans National Museum of History
8 July 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course
Introduction to Enamelling
St Fagans National Museum of History
14 July 2018
10.30am-4pm
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £65 / £55 concessions
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Toddler Time at the Play Lab
Big Pit National Coal Museum
18 July 2018
1.30pm-2.45pm
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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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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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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Course
Natural Dyeing Workshop
National Wool Museum
31 July 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £55 pp + materials
Booking: Essential
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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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Scrappy Sheep Club- Bug Magnets
National Wool Museum
9 & 10 August 2018
12-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Museum Sleepover - Dino Nights!
National Museum Cardiff
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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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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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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Talk with Marine expert Katie Mortimer-Jones
National Wool Museum
30 August 2018
12pm
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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Sketchbook walk and artists talk.
National Wool Museum
15 September 2018
10-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: £30
Booking: Booking Essential
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Taith Yr Iaith
National Wool Museum
22 September 2018
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Course
Natural Dyeing Workshop
National Wool Museum
30 September 2018
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £55 including materials
Booking: Essential
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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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