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
OCT
Poems in October
Various Locations

Inspired by Dylan Thomass love of Shakespeare Glynn Vivian Offsite will be installing a series of sound installations throughout Swansea City Centre. These bite‐sized recordings of Dylan Thomas and William Shakespeare will appear unexpectedly in different venues and outside throughout the city…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01792 516900
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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

26
NOV
Hello Again - A Tribute to Neil Diamond
Swansea Grand Theatre

For the past 20 years the unique voice and music of Neil Diamond has been portrayed by JJ Jones all over the world including many years touring Australia…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01792 475715
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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

09
DEC
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Princess Royal Theatre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business will be performing live Comedy at Princess Royal Theatre on the Tuesday 09 December 2014 in Port Talbot Glamorgan. Buy tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business online.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
DEC
Neville Staple Band - The Gangsters Tour on 20
Sin City

THE GANGSTER TOURTo celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Specials first single release The Original Rudeboy and Specials frontman Neville Staple will be embarking on a jet set tour with his band throughout October November and December performing an eclectic mix…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 44(0)1458 210954
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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

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 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

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

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

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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