What's on inPorthcawl

Welcome to Porthcawl

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Porthcawl - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Porthcawl to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Porthcawl

01
JUL
The Bartussek/Dicker Family Residency
YMCA

The BartussekDicker family established in 2004 are five‐strong Anglo‐German 3:2 femalemale ratio and occupied in different ways across social education institutions from nursery to university. Their interests include photography film drawing sewing music sports food and puppetry. The underlying theme of this…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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01
JUL
Kevin Bridges
Grand Theatre Swansea

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
JUL
Artist in Residence Talk: Aled Simonds
YMCA

Aled Simons born in Caerphilly 1982. Studying BA Hons Fine Art at Swansea Met graduating in 2006. His recent shows include There will be words g39 Cardiff 2013 The Shipwreck Mission Gallery Swansea 2012 and was awarded Mixed Media Winner of Welsh…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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11
JUL
Puppet Making and Party Games
YMCA

Create your own puppet with our AiR family party games. We provide cake. All children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.All activities are free. Booking essential call 01792 516900 or book online at www.glynnviviangallery.orgThis is a Glynn Vivian Offsite…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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18
JUL
Artist in Residence Open Studio
YMCA

Meet the artists in their studio as we send the puppets off on their journey and wish them a Happy Holiday. This is followed by an early evening film screening of puppet films and Poto and Cabengo Jean‐Pierre Gorin 1980.All children under…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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21
JUL
Tie Dye Party run by Black Kettle Collective’s A
YMCA

Ages 6 Want to make things more colourfulWant to decorate different types of clothesThen weve got the workshop for you and all the familyWell teach you how to Tie Dye just bring the clothes you want to colour and well show you…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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25
JUL
Glynn Vivian at Olion Festival
Paradise Park

Black Kettle Collective will be programming the Glynn Vivian marquee at Olion Festival RSVP via email daniel.mccabeswansea.gov.uk Follow us on Twitter KlackbettleThis is a Glynn Vivian Offsite Event at : Paradise Park Powys Avenue Townhill Swansea SA1 6PH.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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10
AUG
Holiday Activities: Young Art Force
YMCA

Are you aged 14 ‐ 24 and currently not in employment education or training Want to have a voice and show your creativityJoin our Young Art Force and work on a fortnight long creative project to gain Arts Award or Agored Cymru…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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18
AUG
Holiday Activities: Art with Friends
YMCA

Learn about Wales and South America through Richard Glynn Vivians journeys and other artists who have crossed the continent in these fun hands on workshops for all the family.Please bring a packed lunch for all day workshops. Ages 5‐12 years. All children…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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22
AUG
Alesana
Sin City

Alesana is bound for their United Kingdom tour to liven up the silence and thaw the cold of winter with their dynamic and incendiary music‐ as fiery as their aptly‐named new album “A Place where…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Paul Potts
Princess Royal Theatre

Paul Potts is a Bristol‐born singer who won Britains Got Talent show on TV going on to find fame internationally.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
OCT
Bullet For My Valentine
Brangwyn Hall

Welsh HeavyThrash Metal band Bullet for my Valentine are; Matthew Tuck lead vocalsrhythm guitar Michael Paget lead guitar Michael Thomas drums and Jason James backing vocals and bass guitar. They began together in 1998 but…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
Steve Harley Cockney Rebel
Brangwyn Hall

Steve Harley Cockney Rebel at Brangwyn Hall in Swansea on Wednesday 04 November 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Steve Harley Cockney Rebel tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAR
Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion
Princess Royal Theatre

Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion at Princess Royal Theatre in Port Talbot on Wednesday 16 March 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
SEP
Sarah Millican
Princess Royal Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Bowlers Ltd

Bowling at Bowlers Ltd in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan. Contact venue on 01656655577 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Brackla Snooker Centre

SnookerPool Hall at Brackla Snooker Centre in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan. Contact venue on 01656 657900 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Bridgend Designer Outlet

Bridgend Designer Outlet has over 90 designer and high street stores, all of which offer up to 60 off everday prices. Brands include Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Jaeger, Clarks, Nike, Gap, Ted Baker, French Connection and Karen Millen. There's a unique mix of shops that cannot be…

Bridgend Snooker & Pool Centre

SnookerPool Hall at Bridgend Snooker & Pool Centre in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan. Contact venue on 01656 650242 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Brigend Golf Complex

Brigend Golf Complex ‐ golf course in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01656 647926 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Brigend Golf Complex golf courseclub.…

Carousel

Carousel ‐ Amusement Park in Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan. Contact venue on telephone number 01656766590 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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