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LocationDate EventDetails
National Museum Cardiff22 February–7 September 2014Wales Visitation: Poetry, Romanticism and Myth in ArtAll / Free
National Museum Cardiff7 March–7 September 2014Constable: Salisbury Cathedral from the MeadowsAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum14 June–28 September 2014“Are we there yet?”– Family Holidays in a CaravanAll / Free
National Museum Cardiff21 June–7 September 2014Simon Pope: Primary Agents of a Social WorldAll / Free
National Roman Legion MuseumJune 27 2014–January 30 2015EQUUS – the Horse at warAll / Free
National Roman Legion Museum1 July–16 October 2014Pain and Passion – the Opium PoppyAll / Free
National Wool Museum1 July–29 November 2014A Dark Cloud Over the Woollen IndustryAll / Free
National Museum Cardiff5 July–26 October 2014Richard Wilson (1714 - 1782) and the Transformation of European Landscape PaintingAll / Free
National Waterfront MuseumJuly 12 2014–March 1 2015Dylan's Words: A Waterfront Literary Trail All / Free
National Waterfront Museum12 July–2 November 2014'Harmony' - The Dylan Thomas International Glass AwardAll / Free
National Museum CardiffJuly 19 2014–April 30 2015I Spy... NatureAll / Free
Big Pit National Coal MuseumJuly 19 2014–February 8 2015Poppies for RemembranceAll / Free
National Museum CardiffAugust 2 2014–January 7 2015Efforts and Ideals: Prints of the First World WarAll / Free
National Museum CardiffAugust 2 2014–January 7 2015The Welsh and the WarAll / Free
National Waterfront MuseumOctober 11 2014–February 1 2015Dylan Thomas by Alfred JanesAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum11 October–30 November 2014Placing DylanAll / Free

All events

LocationDate EventDetails
National Wool MuseumGuided Tours Around the Museum All / Free / Please contact the museum for availability
National Slate MuseumWalks, Talks and DemonstrationsAll / Free
National Wool MuseumSpinners, Weavers and DyersAll / Free
National Wool MuseumVillage TrailAll / Free
National Wool MuseumJuly 1 2013–November 15 2015The Woolly TaleFamilies / Free
National Wool MuseumMid Teifi Arts RugmakersAll / Free
National Wool Museum5, 27 September, 4 October, 1 November, 6 December 2014, 10 January, 7 February & 7 MarchCrochet for BeginnersAdults / £4 per session / Booking essential: 01239 842018
National Wool Museum11 May–28 September 2014Natural DyeingAll / £35 / Booking essential. See event for details.
National Museum CardiffToddler TimeFamilies / Free
National Museum CardiffGuided tour: Highlights of ArtAdults / Free / Book on arrival
National Waterfront Museum8 July–7 September 2014Boats & Ships on DisplayAll / Free
National Wool Museum19 July–31 August 2014Summer Art CartFamilies / Free
National Museum Cardiff19 July–31 August 2014Summer Family Treasure Trail Families / Free
National Waterfront Museum19 July–31 August 2014Ratty’s Code-Buster TrailFamilies / Free / Drop in
St Fagans National History Museum31 August & 14 SeptemberTour: Llys Rhosyr & Bryn Eryr All / Free / Booking essential (max 15) : 029 20573424
National Museum Cardiff30–31 AugustFamily Workshops: Rock On!Families / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Museum Cardiff1931 August 2014Family Workshop: Beautiful BuildingsFamilies / Free / Drop-in activity, but spaces may be limited.
National Wool Museum29 & 30 August 2014Three Cool Things to make with a ...Lolly StickAll / Free / Drop-in
National Waterfront Museum30 & 31 August 2014Model Rail WeekendAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum30 August 2014The Mumbles RailwayAdults / Free
National Slate Museum 30.8.2014A Call To Remember MEMORY DAYAll / Free
National Museum Cardiff31 August 2014Harvest the MeadowFamilies / Free
National Museum Cardiff2 September 2014Meet the Curator: Natural Sciences gallery talkAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Museum Cardiff3 September 2014Archaeology Lunchtime Talk: Nevern Castle All / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
St Fagans National History Museum5 September 2014Ask the Gardener: Decorating the Chapel All / Free
National Museum Cardiff5 September 2014Art Lunchtime Talk: How Wilson saw Britain, and how Britain saw WilsonAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Museum Cardiff5 September 2014Art Opinions ServiceAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum5 September 2014Little Mice Club: On the Road themeIdeal for under 5’s / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum5 September 2014Cuppa CymraegAll / Free / Drop in
St Fagans National History Museum6 & 7 September 2014St Fagans Food FestivalAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum6 & 7 September 2014Dylan Thomas' Return JourneyAll / Tickets £9/£7 / available from www.dylanthomas.com or Dylan Thomas Centre Tel: 01792 463980
St Fagans National History Museum7 September 2014Thanksgiving Service All / Free
National Museum Cardiff9 September 2014Behind the Scenes: Natural SciencesAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Museum Cardiff12 September 2014Art Lunchtime TalkAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Roman Legion Museum13 September 2014The art of EnamelAdults / £10 per person, all materials included. / Book in advance: (029) 2057 3550
St Fagans National History Museum13 September 2014Quilt ClubAdults / Free
National Waterfront Museum13 September 2014Roald Dahl DayHands on / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum13 September 2014Street Science: Roald DahlAge 7 – 12 / Free / Drop in
St Fagans National History Museum14 September 2014Talk: Owain GlyndŵrAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum14 September 2014Museum Monthly Movies: The BFG (U 1989)Families / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum14 September 2014Marina MarketAll / Free
National Museum Cardiff16 September 2014Behind the Scenes: Paper ConservationAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Waterfront Museum16 September 2014Explore BooksAdults / Free
National Museum Cardiff17 September 2014Archaeology Lunchtime Talk: Neolithic Houses at Durrington Walls - building the pastAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
St Fagans National History Museum18 September 2014Postcards, Telegrams and Letters: Communication during the First World WarAll / Free / Booking essential. 029 20573424 Limited availability
National Museum Cardiff19 September 2014Classical Celtic: Wales and Scotland in Mediterranean LightAll / Free / Book by emailing a.elias@cymru.ac.uk
National Wool Museum20 September 2014Living the Good LifeAll / Free
St Fagans National History Museum20 September 2014St Fagans Book Club Adults / Free
National Museum Cardiff20 September 2014BeachwatchFamilies / Free / Booking essential email eventscardiff@museumwales.ac.uk
National Waterfront Museum20 September 2014Historical Association Presidential LectureAdults / Free
Big Pit National Coal Museum20 September 2014Autumn Lecture SeriesAdults / Free
National Roman Legion Museum23 September 2014The Emperor Augustus and LEGIIAVGAdults / £3.50 / Advanced Booking: (029) 2057 3550
National Museum Cardiff23 September 2014Behind the Scenes: ArchaeologyAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Museum Cardiff24 September 2014Natural Sciences Lunchtime Talk: Digging Worms! Observations of marine shovelhead wormsAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Museum Cardiff25 September 2014Taith Iaith: I Spy…NatureWelsh Learners / Free / Book at the Information Desk
National Wool Museum26 September 2014Willow Craft Workshop - Make a Wall BasketAll / £30 / Booking essential. Please call 07964 530436 or email jules87@btinternet.com
National Museum Cardiff26 September 2014Organ RecitalAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Waterfront Museum26 September 2014Dandiya DancingFamilies / £2 Adults / £1 Children
National Waterfront Museum26 September 2014Museum Quiz NightAdults / Tickets £3.50pp / available from the Museum gift Shop or over the phone Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
St Fagans National History Museum27–28 SeptemberGlamorgan Iron Horse Society: Vintage Farm MachineryAll / Free
St Fagans National History Museum27 September 2014Knit and Sew GroupAdults / Free
National Wool Museum27 September 2014Making Hooked Rugs from WoolAll / £30 / Booking essential. Contact Sue on 01974 298100 or sue@ragartstudios.com
National Waterfront Museum27 & 28 September 2014Propaganda Posters All / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum28 September 2014Object on Focus: Stanhope Printing PressAll / Free / Drop in
National Museum Cardiff30 September 2014Behind the Scenes: The LibraryAll / Free / Places limited, book at the Information Desk
National Waterfront Museum3 October 2014Little Mice Club: Autumn ThemeIdeal for under 5’s / Free / Drop in
National Wool MuseumOctober 4 2014–March 21 2015Crochet WorkshopAll / £4.50 / Booking essential: 01239 842018
National Waterfront Museum4 & 5 October 2014Dylan Thomas: Print a QuoteAll / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum4 October 2014Dylan Thomas Poetry workshop Age 16 + / Free / Booking required Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
National Waterfront Museum4 October 2014Dylan Thomas Poetry and ProseAll / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum4 October 2014Dylan Thomas Jazz Suite ‘Twelve Poems’All / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum4 October 2014Cuppa CymraegAll / Free / Drop in
National Waterfront Museum4 & 5 October 2014Book SwapAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum5 October 2014Film Screening: Under Milk Wood (1992)All / Free / Drop in
St Fagans National History Museum6 October 2014Tour: Llys Rhosyr & Bryn EryrAll / Free / Booking Essential (Max 15) 02920 573424
National Waterfront Museum7 October 2014Explore BooksAdults / Free
National Waterfront Museum9 October 2014Dylan Thomas: His Words In MusicAll / . / Free Tickets - Tel: Grand Theatre 01792 475715
National Wool Museum10 October, 5 December 2014 & 6 FebruaryLearn to Crochet in a DayAll / £25 / Booking essential - 01239 842018
National Wool MuseumOctober 10 2014–May 9 2015'Dewch i Ganu' sessions for Welsh LearnersAdults / Free / Lowri Gwenllian 01792 642294
National Waterfront Museum11 October 2014Thrifty Kids: Night lightsAge 7 + / £2.50 per child / Booking required Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
National Waterfront Museum11 October 2014Lazy Crafternoons: TealightsAdults / £5pp / Booking required Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
National Waterfront Museum11 October 2014Street Science: Morse CodeSuitable for age 7 – 12 / Free / Booking required Tel: Local rate: (029) 2057 3600
National Museum Cardiff11 October 2014Unknown Wales - a conference to celebrate Welsh wildlifeAll / Free / 01656 724100 or info@welshwildlife.org
National Waterfront Museum14 October 2014Explore BooksAdults / Free
National Waterfront Museum18 October 2014Stalin, Hitler and Mr Jones: Talk and Film screening.Adults / Free
National Waterfront Museum18 October 2014Local History…Live!Adults / Free
National Waterfront Museum18 October 2014Big Draw: Fun Family TreesFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
National Waterfront Museum18 October 201460 second show and tellAdults / Free / Drop in
Big Pit National Coal Museum18 October 2014Autumn Lecture SeriesAdults / Free
National Wool Museum25 October, 8 November, 13 December 2014, 14 January, 14 February & 14 MarchRag Rugging WorkshopsAll / £25 / Booking essential: 01974 298100 / sue@ragartstudios.com
National Waterfront Museum25 October 2014Make your own Land Girl HeadscarfFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
National Waterfront Museum25 October 2014Siren SistersAll / Free / Drop in
St Fagans National History Museum25 October 2014Talk on the Wicker ManAll / Free
St Fagans National History Museum25 October 2014Ask the Gardener: Lifting and Storing DahliasAll / Free
National Waterfront Museum26 October 2014Half Term Movie: The Witches (PG, 1990)Families / Free / Drop in
St Fagans National History MuseumOctober Half TermAll / Free
National Roman Legion Museum2731 October 2014Gore Blimey!Families / £2 per child / Drop in.
National Waterfront Museum27 October–2 November 20143 cool things to make with a strawFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
Big Pit National Coal Museum2731 October 2014Half Term ActivitiesFamilies / Free
St Fagans National History Museum2731 October 2014Terrible Trails & TalesAges 4-12 / £3.50 per child / To be announced
National Roman Legion Museum31 October 2014HalloweenAll / £3.50 per person / Advanced Booking. Phone (029) 2057 3550
National Waterfront Museum31 October 2014Halloween Spooky Funday SpecialFamilies / Free / Drop in / Hands on
National Waterfront Museum31 October 2014The Science of Harry Potter ShowFamilies / Free / Drop in
National Wool Museum1 November 2014Model Railway DayAll / Free
National Wool Museum7 November 2014 & 6 MarchSock Knitting WorkshopAll / £30 for the three sessions / Booking essential: 01239 842018
St Fagans National History Museum8 November 2014Remembrance Service All / Free
National Wool Museum12, 26 November & 3 DecemberUpcycling WorkshopAll / 1 session - £35/£25 3 sessions - £75/£65 / Booking essential: carys@wenchwear.co.uk / 07966 776906
National Roman Legion Museum15 & 16 November 2014Taking Over Museums DayAll / Free
Big Pit National Coal Museum22 November 2014Autumn Lecture Series Adults / Free
National Wool Museum29 November 2014Christmas Craft FairAll / Free
St Fagans National History Museum29–30 November, 6–7, 13–14 & 20–22 DecemberMeet Father Christmas & FriendsAges 4-12 / £12 per child (ticket allows one adult per child) / Booking details available in September
National Wool Museum4 December 2014Cooking Demonstration with Nerys HowellsAll / £5 / To book your ticket call the National Wool Museum in Dre-fach Felindre on 029 2057 3070
St Fagans National History Museum1012 December 2014St Fagans Christmas SongsheetAll / via ticket / Advance booking only - details available in September
National Roman Legion Museum13 December 2014Saturnalia – Christmas can be murder….All / Free / Drop in.
Big Pit National Coal Museum14 December 2014Big Pit Babies Christmas EventFamilies / Free
Big Pit National Coal Museum20 December 2014Father Christmas at the PitFamilies / Free
National Wool Museum17 January 2015Paper Roses WorkshopAll / £13 / Booking essential: 01239 842018
National Wool Museum28 February 2015Family Fun DayAll / Free
National Wool Museum27 March 2015Macrame Jars WorkshopAll / £10 / Booking essential: 01239 842018