What's On

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Exhibitions

Last chance to see
National Wool Museum
15 November 2022 – 4 February 2023

Events and Talks

Exhibition: The Fossil Swamp

18 May 2019 – 2 March 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Lily’s Fossil Footprint

Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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A young woman looking at the dinosaur collection

Event: Extra Time at National Museum Cardiff

7 March, 4 April, 2 May, 6 June, 4 July & 1 August 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Reframing Pictorn

Exhibition: Reframing Picton

1 August 2022 – 12 January 2025
The exhibition will be open until 9pm on 6 April, 4 May and 1 June
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Édouard Manet's portrait of Jules Dejouy.

Exhibition: Revealing Édouard Manet’s Portrait of Monsieur Jules Dejouy

17 January 2023 – 1 January 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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George Cross Medal

Exhibition: Wales is... grateful for its NHS

3 March 2023 – 5 March 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Demonstrations

Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Standing on top of a quarry looking out over a blanket of clouds, there's a mountain in the background appearing through the clouds.

Exhibition: SLATE: A DIFFERENT VIEW!

18 May 2023 – 3 March 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Aberfan Coal Slip Disaster. Two surviving children stand at the top of the hill overlooking the miners digging to find children still buried in the slag.

Exhibition: Art 100

From 8 August 2023
10am – 5pm Tuesday – Sunday
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Railways United

26 August 2023 – 25 February 2024
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Artes Mundi logo in white text on a yellow background

Exhibition: Artes Mundi 10

20 October 2023 – 25 February 2024
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: Blaenavon - A Townscape Celebration

20 October 2023 – 1 March 2024
Last chance to see
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: The Great Welsh Road Trip

25 November 2023 – 11 May 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Cuppa and a Paper

Wednesdays- fortnightly
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Welsh Story and Rhyme with Cymraeg i Blant

20th of February, 12th of March 2024
1.30pm
Suitability: Pre-School
Cost: Free
Booking: Book via the QR code on the photograph
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Event: Story and Rhyme with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

29th of February, 21st of March 2024
1.30pm
Suitability: Pre-School
Cost: Free
Booking: To register, e-mail nia@mgsg.cymru
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Event: Gŵyl Hwyl: St David's Day

2 March 2024
10am-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Exhibition: House to Home

12 January–28 April 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A person wearing red shorts is stood on a stack of logs, they are bending over and they are holding bark over their left leg, there's bark already covering their right leg

Exhibition: New Collections: Go Home Polish

From 27 January 2024
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
2–29 February 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Come to Sing!

3 February, 2 March, 6 April & 4 May 2024
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Young boy wearing a Roman helmet.

Event: Quiet afternoons at the National Roman Legion Museum

17 April, 15 May, 19 June, 17 July, 21 August & 18 September 2024
2pm-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: St Fagans Sketching Group

8 March, 12 April, 10 May, 14 June, 12 July & 9 August 2024
10.30am-12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event: Tech Tuesdays

13, 27 February, 12, 26 March, 9, 23 April, 14 & 28 May 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Quiet Hour at the Museum

18 February, 17 March, 14 April, 5 May & 30 June 2024
3-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: BSL Tour - Artes Mundi 10

22 February 2024
2pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Spring time at St Fagans with bare trees in the background and bright yellow daffodils in the foreground.

Event: Audio Described Tours: Spring at St Fagans Mindful Nature Walk

22 February 2024
11am
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Castle

Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

Fully booked
28 February 2024
7pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: St David’s Day Mini Party!

1 March 2024
10.15am - 12.15pm
Suitability: for younger children, aged five and under.
Cost: Free
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Image: Ewe and lamb

Event: Lambing at Llwyn yr Eos Farm

1–22 March 2024
10am-5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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lambcam

Digital Event: Lambcam 2024

1–22 March 2024
8am-8pm (GMT)
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Museum Little Mice

1 March, 12 April, 10 May, 12 July, 9 August, 13 September, 11 October, 8 November & 13 December 2024
10.15am - 12.15pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Willow Garden Trug Basket

Course: Beginners Basketmaking: Willow Garden Trug

Fully booked
2 March 2024
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 | £70 Concession
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Image: Spoon carving course at St Fagans National Museum of History

Course: Spoon Carving Course

Fully booked
2 March 2024
10:30 - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £65 | Concession £55
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Event: Silent Disco

2 March 2024
6pm - 8pm | 9pm - midnight
Suitability: All
Cost: Family event: £9 | Adults-only: £18
Booking: Eventbrite
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Event: Make & Take – Dragon and Daffodil Masks

2 March 2024
12.30 - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop In
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Event: The Phoenix Choir of Wales

2 March 2024
1.15pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St David’s Day Party

3 March 2024
12pm-4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Lambcam

Course: Lambing Day Courses

Fully booked
4, 8, 11 & 13 March 2024
8:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £150 | £120 Concession
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Event: New Heights: Afrojam!

7 March 2024
6pm - 9pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Welsh Learner Morning

7 March 2024
10am - 12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
7–22 March 2024
7pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Paint Along for Mother's Day

Fully booked
8 March 2024
7pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: £25 pp, or two for £45
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Course: Half Day Courses: Introduction to Blacksmithing

Fully booked
8, 11, 13 & 15 March 2024
10 - 12 OR 1 - 3
Suitability: 18+
Cost: £75 | £60 concession
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Event: Waterfront Vintage and Makers Market

9 & 10 March 2024
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Image: Leatherwork course at St Fagans

Course: Introduction to Leatherwork

Fully booked
9–10 March 2024
10:30am - 4pm
Suitability: 16+*
Cost: £85 |£70 Concession
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Black and white photograph of four women in 1920s clothes holding a petition on the steps of a grand building

Exhibition: Petitioning for Peace

9 March–15 September 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Castle

Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

Fully booked
14–21 March 2024
7pm
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Exhibition: Ours To Tell

16 March–26 August 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Van Gogh Afternoon Tea

From 16 March 2024
12.00; 13.30; 15.00
Suitability: All
Cost: £23
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Colourful self-portrait oil painting by Vincent Van Gogh

Exhibition: Art of the Selfie

16 March 2024 - 26 January 2025
10am-5pm
Coming Soon
Suitability: All
Cost: Pay What You Can
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Event: Engineous

17 March 2024
10:00-15:00
Suitability: All
Cost: Free/Additional cost for some activities
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Event: The Living Canvas

17 March 2024
10.30am - 3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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 A family looking at a dinosaur skeleton in a gallery.

Event: Audio Described Tours: Meet the Dinosaurs

21 March 2024
11am
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Museum Sleepover: Dinos

23 & 24 March 2024
5.30pm - 9.15am
Suitability: Families. Children 6 - 12 years old
Cost: £70 / £75 / £95
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Event: South Wales Makers Market at St Fagans

23 March–4 April 2024
10am - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail National Wool Museum

23, 26–30 March & 2–6 April 2024
10am - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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A young boy on the high ropes course at St Fagans

Event: CoedLan – High Ropes at St Fagans

23 March–7 April 2024
10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 3pm, 4.15pm
Suitability: Participants must be at least 110cm tall
Cost: £20
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Event: Easter Movie – Wonka (PG 2023)

24 March 2024
2pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Children running from a Roman soldier in a garden setting.

Event: Roman Army Bootcamp

25–29 March & 1–5 April 2024
Suitability: All
Cost: £2/child
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Event: Make & Take – Crazy Caterpillars

25–27 March & 3–5 April 2024
12.30 - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: The Big Science Project- The Chemistry of Dyeing Wool

26 March 2024
1pm-3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Easter Eggstravaganza

29 March 2024
12 - 4pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail National Museum Cardiff

29 March–1 April 2024
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail National Waterfront Museum

29 March–1 April 2024
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail National Roman Legion Museum

29 March–1 April 2024
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail National Slate Museum

29 March–1 April 2024
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail Big Pit

29 March–1 April 2024
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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Easter Trail 2024

Event: The Big Museum Easter Trail at St Fagans

29 March–1 April 2024
10am - 3.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: £4 per trail
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Event: Easter Crafts with Jig-So

4 April 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: Sheep Crafts with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

5 April 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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Event: The Splendiferous Science of Roald Dahl

6 April 2024
11.30am & 2.30pm
Suitability: Families / Age 6+
Cost: £3.50 pp
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Event: Clwb Crefft for Children: Wet Felting

6 April 2024
10am-12pm
Suitability: Children 8+
Cost: Pay what you can
Booking: Booking is essential
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St Fagans Castle

Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

Fully booked
12–25 April 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Cow & Ghost Vintage and Craft Fair

13 April 2024
10am-4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free entry
Booking: Drop in
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

Fully booked
13–26 April 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Story and Rhyme with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

18 April 2024
1.30pm
Suitability: Pre-school
Cost: Free
Booking: To register, e-mail nia@mgsg.cymru
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Event: Ar Lafar- an event for adult learners of Welsh

20 April 2024
10am-4pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free entry.
Booking: Some activities are ticketed (pay what you can)
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Event: Earth Day

21 April 2024
12 - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

3–31 May 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Two children looking at one another in a room holding white fluffy material above their heads.

Event: Clwb Crefft for Children: Knitting

4 May 2024
10am-12pm
Suitability: Children 8+
Cost: Pay what you can
Booking: Booking is essential
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Event: Penydarren - Steam Day

11 May 2024
12:00pm-3pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Wales on Wheels

11 May 2024
11am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Waterfront Vintage and Makers Market

11 & 12 May 2024
10am - 4pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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Event: Learn to Spin

14 May 2024
10am-12pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Pay what you can
Booking: Booking is essential
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Young woman with blonde hair and a pink jumper looks in awe at items within a collection. Either side there are mannequins with the traditional welsh outfit on them, one with a bright red shawl and the other purple.

Event: Exclusive Gifts in Wills event

15 May 2024
During the morning
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free
Booking: development@museumwales.ac.uk
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Event: Story and Rhyme with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

16 May 2024
1.30pm
Suitability: Pre-School
Cost: Free
Booking: To register, e-mail nia@mgsg.cymru
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Event: Museum Corner @ Swansea PRIDE

18 May 2024
12 - 5pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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St Fagans Castle

Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

18–25 May 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: darkwalestours.co.uk
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Event: Mini PRIDE

19 May 2024
12 - 3pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
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Event: Welsh Story and Rhyme with Cymraeg i Blant

21 May 2024
1.30pm
Suitability: Pre-school
Cost: Free
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Man dressed as a Roman soldier talking to two visitors

Event: Dementia Friendly Tours at the National Roman Legion Museum.

24 May & 6 September 2024
10am-1pm
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
Booking: is essential please email: learning.romans@museumwales.ac.uk
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Event: Little Muddy Feet- Clwb Gwyllt with Ellie

28 May 2024
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3.30pm
Suitability: AM: 5-8 years; PM: 9-12 years
Cost: Pay what you can
Booking: Booking is essential
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Event: Paper Crafts with Menter Gorllewin Sir Gâr

30 May 2024
10.30am-12.30pm
Suitability: Families
Cost: Free
Booking: Drop in
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St Fagans Castle

Event: St Fagans Castle Ghost Tours

7–29 June 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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A group of people are sat in a row in front of paintings within the gallery and a table of white ceramic crockery. The artist is sat in front of the group, she has her hands out and is laughing openly

Event: Exclusive Patrons’ Event: Focus on Art

13 June 2024
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free for Patrons
Booking: development@museumwales.ac.uk
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Event: St Fagans Ghost Tours

14–28 June 2024
Suitability: 12+
Cost: £20
Booking: www.darkwalestours.co.uk
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Exhibition: Making Waves – RNLI Cymru 200

22 June 2024 – 16 March 2025
Suitability: All
Cost: Free
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A collection of gold rings on a black counter, there's three rings as well as folded gold and a small spec

Event: Exclusive Patrons’ Event: Focus on Archaeology

17 October 2024
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free for Patrons
Booking: development@museumwales.ac.uk
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A room full of people sat on benches in front of the organ in a gallery at Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd. Four people are stood in front of the audience wearing dark clothing singing

Event: Patrons’ Christmas event

4 December 2024
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Suitability: Adults
Cost: Free for Patrons
Booking: development@museumwales.ac.uk
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