What's On

Daily Timetable

Time
Activity
Venue

All Day

 

Quiz - Pick up a quiz sheet & pencil at reception
Inside Centre

All Day

Visit our Medieval Re-enactment room and Long hall

Above sandpit play area Long hall in Animal park

All Day

Colouring Fun. Show off your colouring skills
Treehouse Pottery
All Day
Throw a pot, make a clay model or paint a plate with our resident potter. Ask at Reception *
Tree House pottery Ask at Reception
All Day
Make a hand puppet, fairy wand, pirate hat and lots more *
Puppet Theatre

On Request

Guided tour around Mill workshops.
Starts at Water wheel
All Day
Visit Wales smallest cinema La Charrette.
La Charrette
On Request
Blacksmith Demonstration
Smithy

Puppet shows take place at the following times during school holidays and weekends only!

12.00pm 1.30 & 3.30pm

*(additional charge applies for craft workshops) We reserve the right to alter times and activities due to factors beyound our control.

Annual Events 2018

June/July

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July

Come aboard for a swashbuckling event! Leave the scurvy landlubbers behind and set Course for a fun-filled week of pirate-themed events at The Gower Heritage Centre! Take to the seas of your imagination in our inter-active stories, but beware Davy Jones locker. train to be a Pirate. Or maybe ye can find yourself a spot of treasure in our treasure hunts.

With gold panning, bouncy castle, craft activities and swashbuckling movies held in Wales' smallest cinema, La Charrette and of course the oppertunity to cross swords with infamous Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Charlotte Duberry!

This is one only to miss if ye have been swallowed by a Whale!

Standard entrance fee applies.

Book your tickets now;

http://gowerheritagecentre.merlintickets.co.uk/product/PIRATEWEEK

August

Wednesday 8th August

10.00am - 5.30pm

No games Consoles or televisions here! Country Games day is packed full to the brim with traditional country games. Ranging from contorting your face in our gurning competition to the messy game of inky pinky. Traditional tales Molly Whuppie and Young Kate will be brought to life in our Inter-active storytelling sessions. Puppet shows with Punch and Judy and hunt for Will the Mills hidden brandy! Holiday fun.

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Wednesday 15th August

10.00am - 5.30pm

Come rain or shine The Gower Heritage Centre will brings you all the fun of the beach. Meet Miranda the Mermaid and take an adventure in your imagination in our inter-active stories from the deep, with games, challenges and lots of activities along the way. Its a fabulous day of fun for whole family to enjoy, including Free Bouncy Castle, Traditional Punch & Judy puppet shows, Sandcastle competitions, Limbo competitions, Beach themed crafts, Cartoons in Wales' smallest cinema La Charrette Quizzes and much much more!

So put on your best pair of shades, grab a bucket and spade and make your way to Gower Heritage centre today!

On Weds 15th August at the GHC, come and meet the 'Swansea Bay Surfari Bus' on its UK-wide summer tour to celebrate the 'Year of the Sea'. Take your 'surfie' (i.e. 'surfing selfie') by our 'Year of the Sea' VW camper, hop into our giant deckchair, enter competitions and promotions, pick up your FREE 'Year of the Sea' magazine & latest tourism information, and find out more about what makes Swansea Bay a great 'Year of the Sea' destination!

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Saturday 18th - Sun 26th August

10.00am - 5.30pm Travel back in time at The Gower Heritage Centre today and experience a day of Medieval Madness, where we will be putting the Gory back into the Gower, and having a whole lot of old fashioned fun! There will be lots to do for the whole family. Did you know that Mice were put on trial? We do and you can find out why and much much more about the mad medievals on our mad-capped medeival quiz.

Meet the Lady Elizabeth, Hiss, boo and cheer in our inter-active tales straight out of medieval legend, including the famous Robyn the Hood. Dare to join in with our Great Crime and Punishment quiz, beset with all sorts of Gory challenges along the way.

With Knights training, dragon slaying, and fancy dress, there are many chances for you to have a legendary day of fun and to win special favour's (prizes) from reception

September

GOWER BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September

11.00am till late The annual Gower Bluegrass Festival attracts many bluegrass musicians from the South Wales area and also from further afield across the Severn Bridge.Open picking sessions and instrumental workshops.

Line up to be announced

October

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th October

10.00am - late

The Welsh Cheese and Cider Festival offers visitors a wide selection of locally produced, award winning cheese, cider and perry from Wales. There will also be stalls with locally produced chutneys, pickles and arts and crafts on offer. Visitors will be able to sample and enjoy some of the best cheese and cider Wales has to offer. There will also be a great variety of ciders such as our very own Gower produced cider called the Mill House cider along with many more.

There will also be advice on how to make apple juice or cider and there will be a traditional 1890s travelling cider press on site with apple press demonstrations taking place. There will also be a Gower roast and BBQ along with the Mill Tearooms serving a wide range of welsh classics; and not forgetting the popular Welsh Cream Tea, which will be served all day.

Stalls include

Caws Cenarth Cheese & Carmarthenshire Cheese

If you would like a stall at this event please contact Sarah on 01792 371206

 

Saturday 27th October - Sunday 4th of November

10.00am - 5.30pm

We at the Gower Heritage Centre love Halloween so much that we have decided to dedicate the whole Half Term week to it! Join us from 10am - 5:30pm daily where you can enjoy a fun filled day of spooky activities!

Join Magenta the witch at school for spooks for all things that go bump in the night! There's plenty to learn about magic and mystery and how to give a good fright! Can you handle the pace of a broomstick race or become the scary monster under the bed? Then join us at the school of spooks, but be careful not to lose your head..

Pumpkin carving, Spooky Pottery & Craft activities, colouring competitions, quizzes and lots more.. Be sure to pop in and say BOOOOO!!

Monday 29th October, Tuesday 30th October, Wednesday 31st October

6.00pm - 9.00pm - PRE BOOKING MANDATORY

Why not spend Halloween in one of the most haunted spots in Gower. The three nights are host to a spooky disco, dancing competitions, fancy dress competitions, scary story telling in our haunted mill cottage,spook school, swamp dip, halloween crafts and pumpkin carving (additional charge applies), bat hunts, ghost hunts and more!

Parents are invited to dress up as well as children. Bar, BBQ & Tearooms open throughout

November

10.00am - 5.00pm

Join us for a Viking battle and lots more...

 

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November

10.00am - 5.00pm

The Gower Heritage Centre is celebrating in style with its very own Christmas Market featuring a range of local produce and crafts. Entry to the Gower Heritage Centre and the Christmas market will be free all weekend.

Father Christmas will be here every weekend until Sunday 24th of December Additional charge applies to visit Father Christmas

If you are interested in a stall please contact Sarah on 01792 371206

December

Father Christmas will be here every weekend until Monday 24th of December

Additional charge applies to visit Father Christmas

For more information or to book tickets for forthcoming events contact the Gower Heritage Centre between 10am and 5pm on 01792 371206 or email reception@gowerheritagecentre.co.uk

We cater for schools and educational trips, starting from as little as £4.00 per person. See our Schools page for full details. If you are a teacher and you would like to make a preliminary visit please call us on 01792 371206 we'll be happy to help.

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