17 November: 13:00 -15:00: 'Rho dy Gymraeg i ni!'
(We want your Welsh! – Welsh medium event)
Siarad Cymraeg? If so, then come along to Tŷ’r Gwrhyd, Pontardawe, and become a film critic for the afternoon! give us your Welsh and meet Swansea University experts Steve Morris and Tess Fitzpatrick from the team to find out more.
Venue: Tŷ’r Gwrhyd, Pontardawe. Event Partner: Tŷ'r Gwrhyd
18 November: 11:00 -12:30: Egyptian Mummy meets Demons: Voices, Faces and Faraway Places
Join Swansea University expert Dr Kasia Szpakowska for a family friendly fun packed morning, where you will be transported to the magical realm of mummies and friendly and menacing demons!
Venue: Swansea Museum. Event Partner: Swansea Museum
18 November: 13:30-15:30: Bay of Plenty: Stories of the City, Campus and Culture
A family-friendly event exploring the 100-year history of Swansea University.
Venue: National Waterfront Museum. Event Partner: National Waterfront Museum
20 November: 19:30-21:30: Football Fever – Jonny Owen and ‘Don’t Take Me Home’
Join us for a special screening of Don’t Take Me Home which documents the Welsh national football team’s incredible run to the semi-finals of the 2016 European Championships. Followed by a Q &A session with the film’s director, Jonny Owen.
Venue: Cinema & Co. Event Partner: Cinema & Co.
21 November: 13:00-15:00: Wales/Cymru, Refugees, Voices, (Hi)stories
Come along to Swansea Museum to learn about oral history and meet contemporary refugees. Find out what it means to travel to Wales as a refugee and settle here, hear their (hi)stories and voices and respond to their stories. This event is part of the AHRC-funded European Travellers to Wales: 1750-2010 project.
Venue: Swansea Museum. Event Partners: City of Sanctuary; Swansea Museum
21 November: 18:15-19:45: My Family and Empire
An interactive session led by Dr Catherine Fletcher which will explore the range of archive resources available connected to the British Empire.
Venue: Swansea Central Library. Event Partners: Swansea Libraries, City and County of Swansea
22 November: 11:00-16:30: Making Faces: Beauty Lost and Found
Come along and discover the fascinating world of the face, from medieval beauty regimes to the disfiguring effects of work, from historic dental routines to the changing attitudes towards spectacles.
Venue: YMCA, Swansea. Event Partners: Changing Faces UK and YMCA Swansea
22 November: 19:00-20:30: Voices for Today
Award-winning writers read from new work and talk about the challenges facing a writer in times of great political and cultural change. Come along and share the title of a favourite book that has made you think about the connections between literature, society and politics.
Venue: Oystermouth Library. Event Partners: Swansea Libraries, City and County of Swansea, and Cover to Cover independent bookshop
23 November: 19:30-21:00: An Evening of Poetry with Simon Armitage and Daljit Nagra
Join us for this rare dynamic double-bill of two of the most exciting and relevant award-winning poets in the UK today.
A discussion and Q&A will follow the reading.
Venue: Great Hall, Bay Campus. Event Partners: Cover to Cover independent bookshop
24 November: 19:30-21:30 Multilingual Swansea – a Celebration!
Join us at Volcano Theatre for ‘Multilingual Swansea’, a family friendly evening of photography, poetry and music – a celebration of voices!
Part of Cross-Language Dynamics – Reshaping Community, a four-year (2016-2020) programme, one of four within the Open World Research Initiative of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (OWRI)
Venue: Volcano Theatre Event Partner: Volcano Theatre
25 November: 11:00-12:30: ‘Pieces of a Jigsaw’: Portraits of Artists and Writers in Wales
Join us for the book launch and exhibition of a unique collection of portraits from the Welsh arts scene taken by Bernard Mitchell.
Venue: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. Event Partners: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery; Parthian Books; Richard Burton Archives at Swansea University