St Dwynwen's Weekend
Saturday 26th - Sunday
27th January 2019
10am 'til 5pm
Join us on this special
weekend where we'll be celebrating the magical story of the Welsh
patron saint of friendship and love, St Dwynwen. Join in with the
Interactive Story of St Dwynwen and King Brychan who will transport
you back to the 5th century, Come and watch the making of a Celtic
Knot Bread. Bara Santes Dwynwen is a sweet bread traditionally shared
by lovers – have a go at forming your own Celtic Knot! Puppet Shows
& Crafts, Quizzes plus lots more!
St Dwynwen's Supper
Friday 25th January
- 6pm 'til late
Love will be in the
air at the Gower Heritage Centre when we celebrate the life and
times of the Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers, Why not enjoy a 3 course
candle-lit dinner with your loved one? Pre-booking essential - please
visit http://gowerheritagecentre.merlintickets.co.uk to make a reservation.
Saturday 23rd February
- Sunday 3rd March 2019
10am 'til 5:30pm
Set course for a fun-filled
week of Pirate-themed events at the Gower Heritage Centre! Take
to the seas of your imagination with our interactive stories, Cross
swords with Captain Jack! Train to be a Pirate - Maybe ye can find
yourself a spot of treasure in our Treasure Hunt, Gold Panning,
Pirate craft activities* , Swashbuckling cartoons held in Wales'
smallest Cinema La Charrette, Pirate Quiz plus lots more... Come
aboard for this Swashbuckling event!
30th - Sunday 31st March 2019
A fun filled
feast of gin, cocktails and live music, 1920's style. Talks, tastings,
unique blend your own gin science lab. Special Copa Glass with £10
Saturday 13th - Sunday
28th April 2019
Down the Rabbit Hole
with Real Tea! Tea Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter! Book on
for this very special Easter treat! A special party with Alice and
the Mad Hatter with real tea, cakes, sandwiches and more! Have a
chatter with the Hatter! Play some games. And have a sing and a
dance with Alice. Its sure to make your Wonderland dreams come true!
It's Easter everyday
at The Gower Heritage centre this half term week! And we are off
to Wonderland! Meet the White Rabbit, Alice and the Mad Hatter!
Join in with the fun and games on a mad-capped Inter-active Tea
Party Story Adventure! Wear your Easter bonnets, mad hats, or wonderful
wonderland costumes for the mad hat Fancy Dress competition! Bounce
along to the bunny races and of course prepare to get silly for
our eggstra special egg and spoon chase. And Quick before the tick
tock of the white rabbits clock runs out, how about following Alice
on a special treasure quest for some tasty treats? There will be
Easter quizzes, Easter crafts and an eggsplosion of other eggtivities!
Standard entry fee applies.
Cheese and Cider Festival
Saturday 4th - Monday
10am 'til late
In October the apples
were harvested, scrattered, and the juice put into barrels to ferment.
Now is the time to taste this traditional beverage! And what better
way than to pair our local ciders with our amazing welsh cheeses!
Mix all this with a day and evening of amazing entertainment, plenty
of fun for all the family, Morris dancers, musicians, demonstrations
and much more! Its going to be three days of fun festivities over
the bank holiday! Definitely a date for the diary!
The Gower Cheese &
Cider Festival offers visitors a wide selection of locally produced,
award winning cheese, cider and perry from Wales. There will also
be stalls and live music until late.
Visitors will be able
to sample and enjoy some of the best 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. Bar & BBQ open throughout
Gower Good Food Festival
Sunday 26th - Monday
The Gower Heritage Centre
has been holding successful foodie events for years now, and the
Gower Good Food Festival is no exception. Back for its third year,
the festival is back by popular demand, and this year will be held
from Sunday 26th May to Monday 27th May.
Come along to then Gower
Heritage Centre for a day of sampling some of the best and most
delicious food and beverages the Gowers local producers have to
offer. Pick up something to tantalise your taste buds to take away
with you, or devour the delicacy then and there! Support your local
food growers on this fab day out, with quizzes, puppet shows, crafts
and stories for the younger ones, as well as plenty of fun to be
had in our play areas and animal park!
It’s not all just about
sampling tasty food though, as the organisers have also lined up
an array of activities to take part in, including guided tours of
the mill and animal feeding sessions – the latter of which is sure
to appeal to the youngest of visitors. There’s something for everyone
at this family-friendly event, even blacksmith and glass blowing
demonstrations and the chance to get crafty in workshops for pottery
and making hand-puppets. For some retro fun, keep an eye out for
Punch & Judy shows.
If you are interested
in a stall please contact Sarah or Kimberley on 01792 371206
New for 2019! Hero
Saturday 25th May
- Sunday 2nd June
Calling all hero's big
and small! The Gower Heritage Centre needs you!! We have an escaped
villain in the centre! We need hero's to help catch this villain
and turn him from evil to good. Can you do it before time runs out??
Train to be a hero in the hero training class, Hero crafts, Mr Punch
becomes a hero puppet show, name that Villain quiz trail!, Catch
the villain Inter-active adventure story and trail, Teach a villain
to be good inter-active adventure, Hero celebration dance!, Find
the jokers smile quiz, and of course a heroic hero fancy dress competition!
Ukulele festival of
Wales returns to the Gower Heritage Centre for 2019!
Friday 28th - Sunday
Performers from the
UK and beyond. Open mic. Jamalong to our songbook. Workshops. Stalls.
Tearooms, Bar and BBQ. Camping. Tickets now on sale.
Line Up TBA
Ticket hotline - 01792
Saturday 27th July -
Sunday 4th August 2019
Set course for a fun-filled
week of Pirate-themed events at the Gower Heritage Centre!
Climb aboard the Good
ship Gower Heritage for Piratical mischief! With Captain Jack Sparrow,
and Captain Charlotte DuBerry at the helm! With Treasure trails,
plenty of plank walking, brand new extra Pirate Training Games!
New deep sea Inter-Active Adventures to head on, and plenty of ditties
to sing along with. As well as fancy dress competitions, quizzes
galore! Puppet shows, crafts and much more!! So weigh your anchor
and steer a course to The Gower Heritage centre for the start of
Come aboard for this
Country Games Day
Wednesday 7th August
10am - 5.30pm
Lots of fun of ye olde
country fair to be had today, with a coconut shy, hook a duck. Traditional
board games to be played in the classroom, as well as splat the
rat. Inter-active traditional tales, with giants, and dragons to
be joined in with. Punch and Judy puppet show. Inky Pinky the fun
game of blindfolded egg smashing success! Even a tug of war for
groups to challenge themselves in, and some sports day style races.
So step back in time at The Gower Heritage Centre and enjoy our
Beach Fun Day
Wednesday 14th August
Do you love residing
by the beach in the summertime? Well, this beach fun day, you can
enjoy the sand whatever the weather, with a marquee full of beach
fun games, a Goddess of the Sea Amphitrite, leading legendary Inter-Active
Adventures even travelling underwater! (In imagination), plenty
of beach themed competitions and activities on our stage area too,
with a sea themed puppet show, Captain Jack Sparrow, sandcastle
building competitions and so much more! So grab your bucket and
spade and head down for this day full of fun!
Medieval Fun Week
Monday 19th - Sunday
25th August 2019
Be careful to keep your
head at The Gower Heritage Centre this week! With Lady Elizabeth
leading Inter-Active tales of yore, with Robyn Hood, King Arthur
and more, on stage with props and plenty of old style pantomime
booing and cheering! Train to be a Knight, with practise bows and
arrows, axe throwing, sword fighting, and practise horse and lance
target too. The Dark Knight will be there to show you how to battle
with a real sword, as well as medieval re-enactors. With Crime and
Punishment horrible histories game, a chance to sit in the stocks,
and some new gruesome games for 2019. The perfect finale to the
Gower Bluegrass Festival
Friday 6th - Sunday
11.00am till late
The annual Gower Bluegrass
Festival returns to the Gower Heritage Centre and attracts many
bluegrass musicians from the South Wales area and also from further
afield across the Severn Bridge.
Open picking sessions
and instrumental workshops. Camping available, Tickets now on sale!
Line Up TBA
Gower Cider Festival
Saturday 5th - Sunday
This October come and
watch the apples being harvested, scrattered, and the juice put
into barrels to ferment. Now is the time to observe the making of
this traditional beverage! And what better way to do this than by
having a taste of our amazing local ciders! Mix all this with a
day and evening of amazing entertainment, plenty of fun for all
the family, Morris dancers, musicians, demonstrations and much more!
So come along and see our apples being pressed on the traditional
1800's travelling press!
Halloween Party Nights
Wednesday 30th October
Thursday 31st October
Monsters, zombies and
all the dead of the night, are cordially invited to have a Halloween
fright, Calling witches, vampires, werewolfs and all, this is the
time for you to have a ball! An evening jam packed with spooky dancing,
competitions galore, scary tales, pumpkin carving, Swinging Apples,
creepy Crafts, Swamp Dip, Haunted Tours, Potion making, Spook Schools
Scream of Show-Including magic making, Broomstick Advanced Training,
Monster Mashing and much much more! Fancy Dress competitions! There
will be a deathly host running the whole show, ghost hunts and bat
hunts. An evening Not to be missed-it's frighteningly good!
Halloween Half Term Fun!
Monday 28th October - Friday 1st November
Calling all witches
and wizards and things that go bump in the night! Everyday you can
join in with Spook School! With Broomstick Training, Potion Making,
Spell devising, Zombie Dancing, advanced Howling, Trick or Treat
games and so much more. So Join Magenta the Witch everyday for a
wickedly good time! With creepy crafts, creepy cartoons and a whole
lot of spooky quizzes. The perfect way to spend your time this Halloween
Saturday 2nd - Sunday
3rd November 2019
Travel and adventure
to the land of all time, where the worlds of the Vikings once equalled
nine! This weekend make it a roaringly good one with the Vikings.
Meet some Vikings. Enter into Viking Training. Learn Viking craft
skills. And join in with the legendary tales of Thor and Loki, Ragnor
one of the most afeard Vikings. Join in with the Viking Games! A
day to celebrate these dragon slayers of old!
Christmas Craft Fayre
& Santa Arrives 2019
Saturday 23rd - Sunday