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Welcome to the Gower Heritage Centre, set in the heart of the Gower Peninsula in South West Wales. The Centre is a visitor attraction and rural life museum based around a working 12th century water-mill. We have craft shops, craft activities, old fashioned games arcade, sandpit area,adventure playground, soft play area, tractor play area, an animal farm and we are home to La Charrette Wales' smallest cinema. We have a full calendar of events for 2018 with fun and activities for all the family. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Upcoming Events; (please see Whats on page for more information)

Easter Fun

Friday 30th March to Sunday 15th April

10.00am to 5.30pm

 

Follow the White Rabbit to The Gower Heritage Wonderland, for a most important date! Meet Alice, the Mad Hatter and the White Rabbit (our special Easter Bunny) and join in with a whole host of egg-tivities! Don a pair of Bunny ears for the egg and spoon races and even the spoon, tea cup, tea spoon and egg races!! Bounce along in our Great Bunny Sack Race!

And if after all that you need a drink, then there is always time for tea, and you can have tea and lots of fun at The Maddest Mad Hatters tea party you will ever attend, with stories and games galore! There is even a Mad-Hatters hat compertition, so bring your Easter Bonnets and Mad Hat's for our Mad-Hatters Hat Parade, if you didn't bring your own do not despair, you can make one in our craft room (additional charge applies) along with a whole host of other easter crafts!! You can even follow Alice on a special egg-tastic treasure hunt. There are also animal handling and feeding sessions with our animal carers, and our speacial Easter Quiz to find all of our naughty run away rabbits and win a prize. So hop along and have a very merry day of Easter Madness! You may need to bring your pyjamas as you will be 'egg'hausted by the end of your visit!

Learn to Spin in 2018 Beginners Hand Spinning & Finishing with Ffibrau Y Gwyr - Fibres of Gower

SATURDAY 14th APRIL 2018 10.30 - 4.00pm

- Hand spin your own locally sourced, pure wool yarn! FULL DAY SATURDAY 14TH APRIL 2018 10.30 - 4.00PM

A beginner’s workshop for those who have never tried the pure bliss of spinning their own yarn on a drop spindle. Includes all materials and tuition in basic hand spinning and finishing techniques. With all materials and a drop spindle supplied during this workshop you will spin and then finish your very own ball of pure wool yarn.

We source our Ryeland fleece on Gower and what better setting for spinning your unique yarn than the Woollen Mill at the Gower Heritage Centre. Drop spindles have been used in hand spinning for centuries and are incredibly versatile and widely used by hand spinners today.

Why not come along, meet us, and experience a full day of relaxed spinning and we reckon by the end, you’ll be hooked! We will teach you the skills to be able to produce your own hand spun yarn at home.

Maximum of 4 people per tutor. Maximum 8 spaces available.

What’s Included:

Drop Spindle for use during the workshop

Carded Ryland Wool

Equipment to allow you to finish your yarn and wind into a ball.

Free entry into the Gower Heritage Centre

A tour of the Woollen Mill and its history

Refreshments (tea & coffee)

Please bring a packed lunch or alternatively there is a café on site serving a variety of fresh food and local produce. ?

Awesome introductory offer! £48 per person

4 places remaining! Book now to avoid disappointment!

please email Rachel or Tasha - ffibrauygwyr@gmail.com to book a place.