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*(additional charge applies for craft workshops )
We reserve the right to alter times and activities due to factors beyound our control.
Annual Events 2014
Saturday 26th - Sunday 10th (August) 10.00am - 5.30pm
Meet Black Beard Captain Jack Sparrow
Free Adventure Bouncy Castle
Interactive Story Telling
Pirate Themed Crafts
Swashbuckling Movies in La Charrette - Wales' Smallest Cinema
Meet some real parrots
Country Games Day
Wednesday 13th 10.00am - 5.30pm
Have you ever played "INKY PINKY", "DUCKSTONE" or tried your
hand at "GURNING" and "HORSESHOE THROWING" Let us show you how
to entertain your kids using some old fashioned country customs.
You will be amazed at how much you can enjoy yourself without
having to use a computer game consol! Visitors can also go on
a treasure hunt to find the hidden brandy of Mr Will The Mill
the former owner of the who was reputed to hide smuggled brandy
in his Mill to supply the local village. Oh yes and Inky Pinky
- well that involves a lot of egg smashing - and Duckstone - this
is Gower's version of the French game of Boules - and if your
going Gurning you must bring your camera!!
Beach Fun Day
Wednesday 20th 10.00am - 5.00pm
All the fun of the beach come rain or shine. With lots for the whole family to enjoy including sandcastle competitions, limbo competitions, beach themed craft, beach themed cartoons in Wales' smallest cinema La Charrette, beach themed colouring and more!
Medieval Fun Week
Saturday 23rd - Sunday 31st 10.00am - 5.00pm
Learn about Medieval life with our resident Medieval re-enactment
group 'Brodyr Baeddwen', see Medieval clothes equipment, have
a go at some Medieval crafts, meet our knight, lady and jester
and lots more!
Gower Bluegrass Music Festival
Friday 5th - Sunday 7th 10.00am - 10.30pm
Now in its tenth year, the event keeps on attracting many bluegrass musicians from the South Wales area and also from further afield across the Severn Bridge. During this year's 3 day event, bluegrass enthusiasts have the opportunity to play in open picking sessions and participate in the instrumental workshops. Those who prefer to listen & watch the performances can enjoy the afternoon and evening concerts which will feature bands from the Welsh and British.
Hatful of Rain
A & E String
Whitefern Mountain String Band
Garth Mountain Boys
Maria Wallace & Guests
Friday Evening - 5.00 Adults / £4.00 Concessions
Saturday Day until 6.00pm £6.45 Adults / £5.45 Concessions
Saturday Day & Night £17.00 Adults / £13.00 Concessions
Saturday Night from 6.00pm Adults £12.00 / Concessions £10.00
Sunday Day £6.45 Adults / Concessions £5.45
All Weekend £25.00 Adults / Concessions £22.00
Big Apple Weekend
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th
Cider making demonstrations using apples from our own orchard .Using a traditional 150 year old working cider press.
To book a stall please contact Sarah on 01792 371206 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
6.00pm - 9.00pm
Our annual Halloween party night returns with lots of spooky goings-on including a spooky disco, screaming competitions, fancy dress competitions for adults and children, dancing competitions, pumpkin carving, bat hunts, story telling and more. This event sells out quickly so pre booking is essential.
Children / Concessions £4.60
Family Ticket £21.00 ( 2 adults plus 4 concessions )
Children aged 2 years and under
Discount for seaon ticket holders
Satruday 15th & Sunday 16th
Get the children interested in history and join us as we travel back to the year 986 and witness the struggle between Viking raiders sailing from their ports in Ireland to claim rich farmland in Wales. Will the Viking leader Sweyn Forkbeard conquer the native Welshmen defending their homes, or will he convince them to join forces with him to fight their common enemy the Anglo-Saxons to the west? Watch the warriors from both sides fight and train for battle throughout the weekend and you can even try on the armour to discover how you would have fared! Take part in a Build-Your-Own-Longboat Race and listen to stories of fearless Vikings and Gods. You can try your hand at making Viking jewellery, weaving, cooking and wine making. Also, watch as the jeweller casts molten metal to make jewellery using a cuttle fish!
Christmas Craft Fayre
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd 10.00am - 5.00pm
Come and Buy that perfect Handmade Gift in time for Christmas! With a wide variety of locally handmade items, and free entry to the craft fayre there will be something for everyone, including hot mulled wine and cider available from our Tearooms and Bar.
To book a stall please contact Sarah on 01792 371206 or email
Father Christmas Arrives
Come and see Father Christmasevery weekend in his grotto which has been transformed into a magical castle .Father Christmas is arriving at 11:00am and will be in his grotto until 4:30pm every weekend . Tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a gift. Children can also have a go at the Christmas tree trail to win a prize, and there are craft workshops, puppet shows, animal feeding, and lots more. Real Christmas trees for sale with free local delivery.
Entrance charge applies.
For more information or to book tickets for forthcoming events contact the Gower Heritage Centre between 10am and 5pm on 01792 371206 or email email@example.com
We cater for schools and educational trips, starting from as little as £3.80 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.