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

27
FEB
AiR Open Studio: Joan Jones
YMCA

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Artist in Residence programme is an opportunity for the community to interact exchange and engage with an artist and to offer artists an opportunity for reflection research and collaboration.Meet the artist in their studio. All events are…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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02
MAR
Artist in Residence : Jessica Hoad
YMCA

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Artist in Residence programme is an opportunity for the community to interact exchange and engage with an artist and to offer artists an opportunity for reflection research and collaboration.Through her practice Jessica Hoad explores our encounters with…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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10
MAR
Black Kettle Collective
YMCA

Tuesdays 10 & 24 March 5 ‐ 7pmYMCA SwanseaOpen to anyone aged 14 ‐ 24 Working with the Gallerys Learning team Black Kettle Collective engages with and responds to the Gallerys programme of exhibitions collections and activities producing their own events for…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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15
MAR
Importance of Spiritual Practice in Daily Life
Swansea YMCA Meeting Room 11

Importance of spiritual practice in daily life Spiritual Science Research Foundation SSRF is an International non‐profit Organization which has been researching the spiritual dimension and how it affects our lives for the past 25 years. In this workshop we will speak about…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07902 085793
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20
MAR
AiR Open Studio: Jessica Hoad
YMCA

The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Artist in Residence programme is an opportunity for the community to interact exchange and engage with an artist and to offer artists an opportunity for reflection research and collaboration.Meet the artist in their studio. All events are…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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20
MAR
The Alarm
Sin City

The Alarm are a Welsh New Wave alt rock band that got together in 1978. The Alarm remained strictly a underground success until discovered by U2 and brought out on tour as their opening…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Alan Carr
Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAR
Alan Davies Little Victories
Swansea Grand Theatre

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
APR
Saturday Family Workshops
YMCA

The Adventures of Richard Glynn Vivian The computer game launchSaturday 25 April 11am ‐ 3pm Castle Square SwanseaJoin the Saturday Family Workshop group as they present their new computer game based on the life and travels of the Gallerys founder Richard Glynn…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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27
APR
Lee Nelson
Grand Theatre Swansea

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
APR
Artist in Residence Talk: Jessica Hoad
YMCA

Jessica Hoad will talk about her varied sculptural practice focusing on the research project developed throughout her residency.All events are free. Everyone welcome no booking required. This is a Glynn Vivian Offsite Event at : YMCA 1 The Kingsway Swansea SA1 5JQ.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01792 516900
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30
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Princess Royal Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
JUN
Tim Vine
Grand Theatre Swansea

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

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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