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National Waterfront Museum sows poppies to commemorate the centenary of the First World War

National Waterfront Museum’s four year programme of events and exhibitions, to commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War kicked off on the weekend when children helped to sow poppy seeds to remember those who have fallen in all wars. For the rest of the commemoration period, the poppies will provide an annual reminder and a place to gather and reflect.

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Little Mice Club debuts at Waterfront

Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum will launch a brand new bilingual monthly song and craft session for the under-fives in a push to widen its commitment to the Welsh language and further develop free activities for families.

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Tackling Poverty through culture - landmark report released at National Waterfront Museum

Amgueddfa Cymru’s response to the Welsh Government’s ‘Tackling Poverty through culture’ report

“Wales is now taking cultural policy seriously,” said David Anderson, Director General of Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, in response to the launch of a new report that examines boosting attainment, skills, regeneration and social inclusion through the arts, culture and historic environment.

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Explore the Science of Sex this Valentine’s Day

Looking to do something a bit different this Valentine’s Day? Then come along to the National Waterfront Museum and hear Funny Women finalist Rosie Wilby discuss the Science of Sex.

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Sutherland’s Sketches on display at Waterfront

Visitors to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea will have a one-off chance to view more than 60 sketch book drawings by celebrated artist Graham Sutherland in a brand new exhibition titled From Darkness into Light: Mining, Metal and Machines.

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Waterfront powers up for illuminating exhibition

A brand new exhibition is currently on display at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

Titled Power to the People - Generating Electricity in Wales, the display explores many aspects of how electricity works from nuclear power to fossil fuels, and from hydroelectricity to how Wales will be powered in the future.

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