Swanse Your Story Exhibition

Swansea a Town and City in Photographs, an exhibition by Swansea your Story, is now on at Swansea Civic Centre Foyer until January 3rd.

Free entry.

Swansea can’t claim to be the birth place of photography but it was one of the first towns to be photographed. We have been taking pictures of our town and city for 175 years and the showcases some of these images that have been archived by Swansea Your Story.

For further information contact, Royton Kneath Coordinator: swanseayourstory@outlook.com

Help us to keep the Hafod Copperwork site tidy! Volunteers needed!

There will be an object search and litter pick at the Hafod-Morfa site, White Rock and New Siloh Chapel on Saturday 6th December, 10.30 until 12.30. Keep Wales Tidy are providing the management and equipment. Bring good footwear and gloves.

Several objects of interest have been found at Hafod-Morfa recently. When discovered they will be photographed in situ by GGAT before being moved and the local site examined.

To take part please email Stuart Griffin, Project Coordinator: S.M.Griffin@swansea.ac.uk

Glynn Vivian Offsite New Autumn Activities

While the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is being refurbished, the offsite exhibitions and activities continue at the YMCA, Swansea and at various venues in the city centre. See the autumn programme of events and workshops, or join the mailing list to receive a brochure. All events are free, everyone welcome.

Community Cafe

Thursday 13 November, 5.30pm

Lecturer and artist, Tiff Oben, presents the final part in her series of three talks searching for the Masters, the overlooked makers and objects, and the obscure in a personal response to the Glynn Vivian Collection.

Join the lively discussion and stay for a coffee at the YMCA. No booking required, limited seating available.

Saturday Adult Classes
Saturday 22 November, 11am – 4pmDo you have an interest in craft making? Maybe you would like to learn a new technique? Join our Traditional Craft Drop In for adults, whatever your craft; crochet, knitting, embroidery, felt making, come and share it with others. Spend an hour or stay all day.

All activities are free and take place at the YMCA. Book now, call 01792 516900 or see our website for details.


Heritage Skills – Careers in Museum Talk November 19th

19 November 2014
10 – 11.30 am

‘Careers in Museums: Volunteering, Engagement, Participation and Learning Programmes’

Loveday Williams, Interpretation Officer, The National Waterfront Museum,

Venue: ‘Faraday H’ Room, Swansea University

Students and non students welcome.

To book a place, or for further information on the programme, please email Kate Spiller, Project Coordinator (k.spiller@swansea.ac.uk).

Swansea Carers Centre Useful Information

Useful Information:

If you are looking after someone who is frail, ill or has a disability
then you are a carer.

Swansea Carers Centre seeks to provide an excellent service to those they support and thier family.

Swansea Carers Centre: Making a positive difference to the lives of carers.

Swansea Carers Centre
104 Mansel Street

Tel: 01792 653344 (9am-4.30pm)
Answer phone service available
out of hours
Personal Callers (11am-4pm)
Twitter: @swanseacarers
Charity No. 1108865
Company No. 5352055
Swansea Carers Centre – Ty Conway is
registered with CSSIW

Swansea Your Story Events

Swansea Your Story presents two exhibitions of Swansea photographs this month, which opens at 10 am at the Grand Theatre Arts Wing on Tuesday November 11.

Swansea the Best Place is an exhibition of photographs celebrating the Swansea of Dylan Thomas. 1914 – 1953.This exhibition will run till November 28. open daily free entry

Then one week later on Tuesday November 17 at Swansea Civic Centre Swansea a Town and City in Photographs will be exhibited. The exhibition displays photographs from the very earliest days of photography up to the present day. This exhibition will run with updated images until January 4th

SYS offers thanks to the Big Lottery Fund and have been selected from the archive belonging to SYS by its founder and coordinator Royston Kneath.

Membership to The Friends of Swansea Your Story is free or you can visit our Facebook page and contribute photographs and memories or just enjoy the content. Without your support these events would not be possible.

Contact Royston Kneath for further information:

Coordinator Swansea Your Story
01792 467688