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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.

2019 Events!

June

 

 

 

 

28th - 30th June

Ukulele festival of Wales returns for 2019!

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 so far

Opera - Lele

Ukulele Uff Trio

Dim Problem

Dead Mans Uke

Ukulele Al

Corinne Finnan

Amigos Trio

Sarah Kelly

Ukulele Uff Trio

Ukoholix

Plastic Jeezus

Neil Starr

Quaintest Show on Earth

Steven Sproat

Ticket hotline - 01792 371206

 

July

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

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.

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!

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

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. Camping available, Tickets now on sale!

Line Up TBA

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!

 

 

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!

 

 

 

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!

Standard entry fee applies

 

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

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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