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

19
AUG
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Swansea Grand Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSwww.sweeneyentertainments.co.ukI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by Marc Bolan who with…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01792 475715
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Cowbridge Rock Choir
Main Hall

The local Cowbridge choir is run by South Glamorgan based musician Stephanie Bailey. The choir is for all ages and all the local South Glamorgan branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and also…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Bridgend Rock Choir
Heron Hall

Your friendly local Bridgend choir is run by choir leader Stephanie Bailey. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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21
SEP
Admiral Swansea Bay 10k
Swansea Promenande

The Admiral Swansea Bay 10k is one of the UK's premier road races with a flat fast and scenic route alongside the magnificent views of Swansea Bay. We hope to see you at the startOrganised by the City and County of…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01792 635458
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24
SEP
Moscow State Circus
Mumbles Recreation Ground

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
SEP
Moscow State Circus Park Gorkogo
Recreation Ground Car Park

Moscow State Circus Park Gorkogo at Recreation Ground Car Park in Swansea on Wednesday 24 September 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

25
SEP
Funeral for a Friend
Hobos Live Music

‐ watch Funeral for a Friend live at Hobos Live Music in Bridgend Glamorgan on the Thursday 25 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Dragonforce
Hobos Live Music

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
John Bishop
Swansea Grand Theatre

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
John Bishop Work In Progress
Swansea Grand Theatre

John Bishop Work In Progress at Swansea Grand Theatre in Swansea on Saturday 04 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch John Bishop Work In Progress live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
OCT
10cc
Grand Theatre Swansea

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Ghost Hunt at Margam Castle with Compass Paranorma
Margam Castle

PRICE £49.00 THERE IS DEPOSIT OPTION OF £20.00 TO SECURE YOUR SPOT.Built on the site of an ancient Iron age settlement stands the hulking dominating presence of Margam Castle Margam Castle is a Tudor Gothic Grade I listed mansion situated in the…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01594 368008
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11
OCT
Mini Burn 2014 RunBike Kayak
Margam Country Park

A real family event. No‐one is too old or too young. No experience required. Approximately 3km of running 1 km of kayaking 10 km of mountain biking and 2 km or orienteering. The average time to complete the course is two hours…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07862 227187
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14
OCT
Joan Armatrading
Grand Theatre Swansea

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
Eddi Reader
Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

Eddi Reader was brought into the limelight with Fairground Attraction and their single Perfect' and parent album First of a Million Kisses which both topped the British charts. However it has been her subsequent solo…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
NOV
Shane Filan
Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

‐ watch Shane Filan live at Grand Pavilion Porthcawl in Porthcawl Glamorgan on the Friday 14 November 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
NOV
Dawn French 30 Million Minutes
Swansea Grand Theatre

Dawn French 30 Million Minutes at Swansea Grand Theatre in Swansea on Sunday 16 November 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
The South
Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Grand Theatre Swansea

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
FEB
Ross Noble
Grand Theatre Swansea

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
FEB
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Swansea Grand Theatre

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
FEB
Paul Carrack
Swansea Grand Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 14.3 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

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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