The summer holidays may be over but the sun is still shining in Swansea. Explore exhibitions, activities and the many delights of Swansea Bay!

The World Reimagined

Head to Swansea before October 31st and take the World Reimagined trail. You can find 10 globe sculptures, each designed by a different artist in various locations in the city centre. They have been created as part of the World Reimagined project with the aim of transforming how we understand the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its impact on us all.

There are six other UK cities taking part with globes individual to them. Find out more about the artists here and where to find the globes here.

Open Doors at Oystermouth Castle

On 10th September Oystermouth Castle will be taking part in Cadw’s annual Open Doors event.

Open Doors is an annual celebration of the architecture and heritage of Wales, providing a once a year chance to step inside some of Swansea’s most famous landmarks for free!

Guided tours by the Friends of Oystermouth Castle will also be available. This is a free event but donations are welcome.

Admiral Swansea Bay 10k

The Admiral Swansea Bay 10k takes place on Sunday 18th September! Additional entries for 2022 have been released, so there is still time to book your place on the start line! And if you aren’t running, you can still come on down and cheer along the runners along the incredible route. Find out all you need to know about the 2022 Admiral Swansea Bay 10k online.

Sport and Health

Enjoy a range of activities including Tai Chi, Pilates, Zumba and circuits, running from Monday – Saturday for all ages and all athletic abilities. We hope to see you soon at one of our classes this September, and if you don’t already, make sure you’re following us on Facebook and Twitter and sign up to our Sport and Health mailing list to be the first to hear our news and find out more about us.

Glynn Vivian

Visit the Glynn Vivian this autumn and discover new exhibitions and activities. Thinking Green, The World We Live In, On Your Face x Glynn Vivian: Queer Reflections and The World Reimagined are all exciting exhibitions to see this September. Looking for weekend workshops? The autumn season is back with Saturday Art Club for children and families, life drawing classes and weekend adult workshops. Come and see what’s on offer, head online to see the full programme and to plan your free visit today.

Enjoy natural history at Swansea Museum

Our fascination with nature is clearly reflected by the range of Swansea Museum’s natural history collection. From dried plants to pressed shrews, the museum has an impressive amount of flora and fauna, a selection of which is currently on show in an exhibition that explores the motivation to collect and preserve natural history specimens. Swansea Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 4.30pm, and admission is free.

The outdoor fun continues

Great news! Blackpill Lido will stay open a little longer until 11 September this season for you to enjoy splashing about in the mild weather and the Swansea Bay Rider Land Train will continue to run on weekends until 25 September. Jump on board and enjoy a scenic trip up and down the prom, you can get on and off as many times as you like with one ticket! Southend Gardens and Singleton Boating Lake are also open every weekend until 25 September!

Dylan Thomas Centre

Whether you’re a literature lover or just want to find out more about this charismatic character – you can discover how this literary icon became a cultural hero at the Dylan Thomas Centre. Exciting exhibitions for you to check out this September include the Animals Children’s Trail and Love the Words. There’s also a range of self-led activities! Open from 10am to 4.30pm, from Wednesday to Sunday. Entry is free.