Welcome/Croeso!

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 2019 with fun and activities for all the family. We look forward to seeing you soon.

2019 Events

 

July

Pirate Week

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 the summer!

Come aboard for this Swashbuckling event!

August

Country Games Day

Wednesday 7th August 2019

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 Country Games.

 

 


BADGERFEST

Friday 9th August

Fund raising evening at the Gower Heritage Centre to raise awareness and money for Vaccination of wildlife on Gower Peninsula and assistance of farmers with a TB management program.

We are a not for profit organisation operating solely for the purpose of implementing measure to prevent bovine TB in spreading through the cattle herds on Gower Peninsula. Our aim is to preserve wildlife and assist it thrive in the area in balanced coexistence with the local farming community, please come along and help support this great cause and spread the word about the wonderful work we are doing many thanks to all the bands who are supporting us and the Gower Heritage Centre for providing the venue. With Wales' Top Band 'The Mudskippers' & Supported by the Backroom Boys, Andy Tamlyn Jones and Ian Charles introduction talk from the Gower Project Group. Come along!

Beach Fun Day

Wednesday 14th August 2019

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 summer holidays!

September

Gower Bluegrass Festival 2019

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th September

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 so far

The Often Herd

Alden, Patterson & Dashwood

Blossom Hill

One Tree Hillbillies

North Drive

Bow Legged Skeeter

Whitefern Mountain String Band

Outlaw Sisters

The Moretons

Western Edge

Jack Dawgs

Gwynnnie & The Old Mumblers

Brandwiine Cloggers

 

Friday

Adults £7.00

Concessions £6.00

Saturday till 6pm

Adults £7.00

Concessions £6.00

Saturday Night

Adults £12.00

Concessions £10.00

Saturday Day & Night

Adults £20.00

Concessions £17.00

Sunday

Adults £7.00

Concessions £6.00

All Weekend

Adults £30.00

Concessions £27.00

 

Please ring 01792 371206 to book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

Gower Cider Festival 2019

Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th October

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!

 


NEW EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT!


Autumn Food Festival!

Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th

 

 

October 2019.

If you are interested in a stall at this event please contact us on 01792 371206 - our food festivals are extremely popular so we would recommend booking in ASAP.

Stalls booked in so far

Mumbles Pate

Case for Cooking

Dilly's Kitchen

Hog Roast

Milner Street Food

Little Black Hen

Cento Angeli,

Ele's Little Kitchen

The Fudge Foundry

Dough to Go Pizza

Cusan Welsh Cream Liquors

Babita's Spice Deli

Cocobean Brownies

Gower Gin

Pembrokeshire Goats Cheese

Farm Co

Radnor Preserves

Katie Rosser's Luxury Cookies

Little Goat Brewery.

Halloween Party Nights

Wednesday 30th October 2019

Thursday 31st October 2019

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 2019

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 half term!

Viking Weekend

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 24th November