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What's On

Daily Timetable

Time
Activity
Venue

All Day

 

Quiz - Pick up a quiz sheet & pencil at reception
Inside Centre

All Day

Visit our Medieval Re-enactment room and Long hall

Above sandpit play area Long hall in Animal park

All Day

Colouring Fun. Show off your colouring skills
Treehouse Pottery
All Day
Throw a pot, make a clay model or paint a plate with our resident potter. Ask at Reception *
Tree House pottery Ask at Reception
All Day
Make a hand puppet, fairy wand , pirate hat and lots more *
Puppet Theatre

11:00am
2.00pm

Guided tour around Mill workshops.
Starts at Water wheel
11:00am
2:00pm
4.00pm
Help Feed our Ducks & Fish.
Help feed our Goats.
Feed the Animals.
Animal Park
3.15pm
Blacksmith Demonstration
Smithy
12.pm,1.30&3.30pm Puppets shows weekends and school holidays

 

*(additional charge applies for craft workshops )

We reserve the right to alter times and activities due to factors beyound our control.

Annual Events 2016

 

Ukulele Festival of Wales

Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th June 2016

A two day Ukulele Festival.Headline bands with supporting acts. Stalls, Workshops, Jamming area, also Open mic sessions. The Gower Inn has also kindly agreed to host our "Friday Evening Festival Taster" which will kick off our mighty new festival weekend. Guaranteed fun strum so don't forget to bring your uke..

Line up

Redshirts

Pete Moss

The Porthcawl Ukele Band

Michael Adcock

Percy Copley

Plucking Fourstrings

The Ukelele Uff & Lonesome Dave Trio

Gary Phillips Amigos Trio

Captain Cat & The Sailors

Eddie Cromie

Chonkinfeckle

 

 

Workshops

Singing and Harmony - Roland Emmanuel

Ukele - Gary Phillps

Strumming Techniques- Michael Adcock

Workshop Fee is £10 and is payable at the Festival

For further information please visit - www.ukulelefestivalofwales.co.uk

Tickets available from Derricks Records

 

Saturday 25th June Timetable

10.00am - Doors Open

10.30am Jam along with songbook

12.00pm Open mic session

1.00pm Porthcawl Ukulele Band

2.00pm Eddie Cromie

3.00pm Amigos Trio

4.00pm Captain Cat and the Sailors

5.00pm Open Mic Session

5.30pm Redshirt

6.30pm Michael Adcock

7.45pm Peter Moss

9.00pm Ukulele Uff and Lonesome Dave Trio

11.00pm Close

 

Saturday 25th June Instrument Workshops at Mount Pisgah Chapel

12.00pm - 1.00pm Strumming Techniques Michael Adcoc

1.15pm - 2.15pm Finger Pickin' Percy Copley

2.30pm - 3.30pm Harmony / Singing Roland Emmanuel

 

 

 

Sunday 26th June Timetable

 

10.30am Jam a long with Songbook

12.00pm Open Mic Session

1.00pm Plucking Fourstrings

2.00pm Percy Copley

3.00pm Amigos and Guests

4.00pm Michael Adcock

5.00pm Chonkinfecle

6.00pm AD Cooke

7.00pm Jam along with Gary Phillps from the Amigos

8.00pm Close

 

Sunday Instrument Workshops at Mount Pisgah Chapel

12.00pm - 1.00pm Playing a song Percy Copley

1.15pm - 2.15pm All Styles Gary Phillips

2.30pm - 3.30pm Pocket full of riffs Les Hilton

 

Pirate Weeks

Saturday 23rd July - Sunday 7th August

10am - 5:30pm

Come aboard for a swashbuckling event!

 

Leave the scurvy landlubbers behind and set Course for a fun-filled week of pirate-themed events at The Gower Heritage Centre! Take to the seas of your imagination in our inter-active stories, but beware Davy Jones locker. train to be a Pirate. Or maybe ye can find yourself a spot of treasure in our treasure hunts. With gold panning, bouncy castle, craft activities and swashbuckling movies held in Wales' smallest cinema, La Charrette and of course the oppertunity to cross swords with infamous Captain Jack Sparrow and Captain Charlotte Duberry! This is one only to miss if ye have been swallowed by a Whale! Standard entrance fee applies.

Country Games Day

Wednesday 10th August

10.00am - 5.30pm

No games Consoles or televisions here! Country Games day is packed full to the brim with traditional country games. Ranging from contorting your face in our gurning competition to the messy game of inky pinky. Traditional tales Molly Whuppie and Young Kate will be brought to life in our Inter-active storytelling sessions. Puppet shows with Punch and Judy and hunt for Will the Mills hidden brandy! Holiday fun.

 

Beach Fun Day

Wednesday 17th August

10.00am - 5.30pm

Come rain or shine The Gower Heritage Centre will brings you all the fun of the beach. Meet Miranda the Mermaid and take an adventure in your imagination in our inter-active stories from the deep, with games, challenges and lots of activities along the way. Its a fabulous day of fun for whole family to enjoy, including Free Bouncy Castle, Traditional Punch & Judy puppet shows, Sandcastle competitions, Limbo competitions, Beach themed crafts, Cartoons in Wales' smallest cinema La Charrette Quizzes and much much more! So put on your best pair of shades, grab a bucket and spade and make your way to Gower Heritage centre today!

Medieval Fun Week

Gory Gower

10.00am - 5.30pm

Saturday 22nd August - Sunday 28th August

Travel back in time at The Gower Heritage Centre today and experience a day of Medieval Madness, where we will be putting the Gory back into the Gower, and having a whole lot of old fashioned fun! There will be lots to do for the whole family. Did you know that Mice were put on trial? We do and you can find out why and much much more about the mad medievals on our mad-capped medeival quiz. Meet the Lady Elizabeth, Hiss, boo and cheer in our inter-active tales straight out of medieval legend, including the famous Robyn the Hood. Dare to join in with our Great Crime and Punishment quiz, beset with all sorts of Gory challenges along the way. With Knights training, dragon slaying, and fancy dress, there are many chances for you to have a legendary day of fun and to win special favour's (prizes) from reception.

Bluegrass Festival

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September

 

Returning for its 12th year the event has gained in reputation and continues to attract musicians from South Wales and further afield across the Severn Bridge. Bluegrass enthusiasts have the opportunity to take advantage of our open picking sessions and participate in our instrumental workshops.

Line up TBC

gowerbluegrass.co.uk

 

Big Apple Weekend

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th October

Itís that time of year where we descend upon the orchard, pick our apples and man the press. Come see us make cider from fresh cider apples using our 120 year old cider press. Sample various local ciders including our own and taste some freshly pressed apple juice.Our cider makers are at hand to answer questions you may have.

Local produce stalls and live music Crafts and activites for children

Stalls Include

Mamgus Kitchen

Carmarthenshire Cheese

 

If you are interested in a stall please contact Sarah on 01792 371206

 

Halloween Party Nights

Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th & Monday 31st October

6.00pm - 9.00pm

Pre booking essential

Why not spend Halloween in one of the most haunted spots in Gower. The three nights are host to a spooky disco,dancing competitions,fancy dress competitions, scary story telling in our haunted mill cottage, swamp dip, halloween crafts and pumkin carving(additional charge applies), bat hunts, ghost hunts and more ! Parents are invited to dress up as well as children.

Pre booking only early booking advised.

Bar,BBQ and Tearooms open

Viking Weekend

Saturday12th & Sunday 13th November

Climb aboard your longship and set sail for the Gower Heritage Centre to meet The Dragons of the Sea, The Vikings! Become a part of action in the inter-active stories of Thor, Sirgaurd and the Dragon and one of the fiercest of all the Vikings, Ragnor! Learn how to battle like a Viking in Viking training, and join in with Our Great Viking Challenge. With quizzes and crafts and much much more, this will be a day even Thor's mighty father Odin wouldn't want to miss!

 

 

Christmas Craft Fayre & Father Christmas arrives

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th November

10.00am - 5.00pm

The Gower Heritage Centre is celebrating in style with its very own Christmas market featuring a range of local produce and crafts. Entry to the Gower Heritage Centre and the Christmas market will be free all weekend.

Father Christmas will be here every weekend until the 24th of December

Additional charge applies to visit Father Christmas

If you are interested in a stall please contact Sarah on 01792 371206

 

For more information or to book tickets for forthcoming events contact the Gower Heritage Centre between 10am and 5pm on 01792 371206 or email reception@gowerheritagecentre.co.uk

We cater for schools and educational trips, starting from as little as £4.00 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.

 

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