Events

Talks, workshops, guided tours, film showings and more you’ll find plenty of events to keep you inspired at Swansea Museum.

Archaeology Day – 18th July

Archaeology is the study of human activity in the past, mainly through finding and studying the things our ancestors left behind – like ruined buildings, objects, etc. We’re celebrating archaeology day with a selection of fun activities that offer a glimpse into the incredible of world of archaeologists, helping us to better appreciate their invaluable contribution to understanding our history.

Quilting Workshop – 19th July

It’s not all Jam and Jerusalem, there’s quilting too! The lovely ladies from the Women’s Institute will be joining us at the museum for a special of day of quilting.

If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at this traditional craft then these taster sessions are just the ticket. Suitable for ages 8+, all materials will be supplied and you will make a quilted coaster during the session.

Don’t miss out, add it to your diary – it’s on 19th July 10am-1pm and 2pm -4pm,  no booking required, and it’s free!

Summer Workshop Series – 23rd July and 6th, 13th, and 27th August, 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm

We’re drawing inspiration from ‘in the garden’ for our summer series of art and craft workshops. Easy to join, just drop in, they offer great fun and insight into our past for families during the holiday period.

WWI Poster Workshop – 25th July, 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm

Propaganda played a large role during war time to unite the public against a common enemy. Many posters have become iconic and synonymous with the Great War, and this workshop will look at re-creating these with a unique and artistic touch.

Glamorgan Young Archaeologists’ Club (Suitable for ages 9 – 16) – Second Saturday of Each Month, 10.30am – 1.30pm

The club is an excellent way to explore the past and make new friends. Glamorgan YAC is based at Swansea Museum and offers a range of activities from arts and crafts, guest speakers and games, to finds recording and washing, site surveying and field trips. To find out more about becoming a member or to join please email glamorganyac@gmail.com