Swansea

Swansea

A recreation of medieval Swansea (http://www.medievalswansea.ac.uk/en/)

Events coinciding with home games in August
to 4 Aug Pirate Week at Gower Heritage Centre
17 Talk: Suicide at the Mackworth
17 Come & Create
23-26 Gower Music Festival
25 Morriston Big Band/Botanics in Bloom
25 Guided Tour: Dylan’s Swansea
to 31 (?) Alcock & Brown Centenary
September
14 BBC Proms in the Park Wales
14 Memory Walk
14 Open Doors at Oystermouth Castle
14 Roald Dahl After Hours
28 History Day
October
2-6 Swansea International Jazz Festival
3-6 The Swansea Fringe
26 Unite Against Hate Festival
November
29 (to 1 Dec) Wales International Tango Festival

Swansea Marina

Exhibitions
to 1 Sep Name the Gnome Summer Trail
to 1 Sep The Changing Face of Mining
to 1 Sep Dylan Thomas: Music of Colour
to 1 Sep Frances Richards: An Artist Apart
to 1 Sep Hand-Drawn Action-Packed
to 8 Sep Literary Atlas Wales
to 29 Sep POBL
to 3 Nov Andrew Vicari
to 1 Mar 2020 The Mary Rose: People & Purpose

What to see
You’ll find accounts of Swansea’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from info@townsof2halves.co.uk). For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Swansea’s information pages or the Swansea Bay area.
Links to Swansea attractions include:

‘A whole museum devoted to a writer (whose life was not long) sounds potentially dry and possibly excessive. That’s not the case here’

Dylan Thomas Centre
Egypt Centre
Environment Centre
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
National Waterfront Museum
Plantasia
St Joseph’s Cathedral
Swansea Museum