Events for 2016

Date Event Venue Time Details
Sat 15-Sun 16 Oct Glynn Vivian Opening Weekend Glynn Vivian www.glynnviviangallery.org

The newly developed Glynn Vivian Art Gallery re-opens after a multimillion pound transformation.

Come and join us for a full weekend of free events and live music, and mark the beginning of a new, vibrant and inspiring art space for everyone.

Tues 18-Sat 22 Oct The Buddy Holly Story Grand Theatre 7.30pm Wed & Sat Mat 2.30pm www.swanseagrand.co.uk
Fri 21 & Sat 22 Oct MacBeth/Directors Cut Volcano Theatre 7.30pm-9.00pm www.volcanotheatre.co.uk

A radical classic from the Volcano back catalogue, remade for 2016 and beyond

Sat 22 & Sun 23 Oct LC’s National Children’s Day LC Swansea All Day www.thelcswansea.com

A superhero themed weekend of fun including face painting and activities.

(Kids go FREE vouchers to all those children in fancy dress)

Mon 24-Wed 26 Oct Animal Antics: Creepy Crawlies Plantasia 10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm & 3.15pm www.plantsia.org

Meet, greet and eat some creepy crawlies if you dare! Enjoy some Halloween fun at our ever popular Animal Antics show.

Tickets: Adult £5.50, Children £4.50

Mon 24 –Fri 28 Oct Scrappy Monsters National Waterfront Museum 12.30pm-3.30pm www.museum.wales.ac.uk

Hands on craft activity

Thur 27 Oct The Big Drawing Mission Gallery 11.00am-2.00pm www.missiongallery.co.uk

Celebrate this year’s Big Draw by taking part in a huge collaborative drawing.

Cost: Free

Fri 28 Oct Casting Hands Mission Gallery 11.00am-2.00pm www.missiongallery.co.uk

As part of this year’s Family Arts Festival make a cast of your own or your family’s hands

Cost: £6.00

Fri 28 Oct Halloweenies Party LC Swansea 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.30pm & 4.00pm www.thelcswansea.com

Halloween party aimed at pre-schoolers.

Cost: £5.00 per person (incl. time in play area)

Sat 29 Oct Spooks in the City: Ghoul School  Halloween Event Across the City Centre 10am-4pm www.enjoyswanseabay.com
Sat 29 – Mon 31 Oct Halloween Ghost Train Swansea Prom www.enjoyswanseabay.com
Sat 29 Oct Halloween Spooky Funday! National Waterfront Museum 12.00pm-4.00pm www.museum.wales.ac.uk

Join us for a day of spooky fun.

Sat 29 Oct Family Fright Night National Waterfront Museum 6.30pm www.museum.wales.ac.uk

Listen to spooky stories then watch a family film.

Tickets: £2.50 per person

Sun 30- Mon 31 Oct Halloween Spook Night Plantasia 5.30pm-7.00pm www.plantasia.org

Step into our spooky jungle for a night of creepy storytelling and antics.  Don’t forget to dress up!

Tickets: £5.50 per person

Sat 5 Nov Swansea’s Biggest Fireworks Display St Helen’s Ground www.enjoyswanseabay.com
Sun 6 Nov Guided Tour: Dylan’s Swansea Dylan Thomas Centre 10.30am-12.30pm www.dylanthomas.com

Fluellen Theatre Company’s lively & entertaining performance-based guided tour of Dylan’s Central Swansea. Starts from Dylan Thomas Centre

Cost: Full Price £10.00, Concession £7.00 & PTL £4

Sundays from 13 Nov Sunday Xmas opening of Swansea Market Swansea Market 10.00am-4.00pm (TBC) www.swanseaindoormarket.co.uk
Thurs 17 Nov Beaujolais Day Venues across City Centre Subject to individual venues but generally mid- morning until late
Every Thursday evening commencing Thurs 10 Nov Christmas Late Night Shopping Shops across the City Centre Until 8pm
Thurs 10 Nov Launch of Golden Ticket Promotion www.bigheartofswansea.co.uk
Fri 18 Nov- Sun 8Jan Waterfront Winterland Museum Park www.swanseachristmas.com


Waterfront Winterland returns to Swansea with its ice-rink, fun packed rides and Christmas Grotto

Thurs 24 Nov – Wed 21 Dec Christmas Market Oxford Street 9.30am-5.30pm (Mon-Sat)



www.swanseacitycentre.com & www.swanseachristmas.com


Over 50 traders will be on-hand offering their Xmas wares of something different this year for the festive season.


Fri 9 Dec-Sun 8 Jan 2017 Sleeping Beauty Pantomime Grand Theatre www.swanseagrand.co.uk

An unmissable production of the timeless fairy-tale


Starring Lance Corporal Richard Jones Britain’s Got Talent 2016 winner and Brendon Sheeran from the Coach Trip plus the comical Kevin Johns and the return of Matt Edwards.

Sat 10 – Fri 23 Dec (closed on Sundays) Santa’s Post Office Shoppers Walk Arcade 10am-4pm www.bigheartofswansea.co.uk

  1. Events at The National Waterfront Museum
  2. Events at Swansea Grand Theatre
  3. Events at Plantasia
  4. Events at Dylan Thomas Centre

Castle Square Car   People feeding the Koi Carp fish in Plantasia   Band Playing Live Music

Man playing ten pin bowling   Dancers   Master blaster slide at the LC

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