Calendar of Forthcoming Events in and around Merthyr Tydfil

The Calendar below gives details of forthcoming events. For full details please click on the event.
Scroll down the calendar for  later dates.




Santa at the Castle - 15th & 16th December, 2018



Santa at the Castle!
Santa is coming to his favourite Castle! Come along and meet him and take part in a fun festive craft activity. Booking essential. Cost £3.50 per child (adults free and price includes craft and gift). Sessions will take place between 12:00pm and 4:00pm, please contact the museum to check availability and book on to a session. Spaces are limited. 

For information on entrance fees and opening times or to book, contact us or visit our website: 
www.Cyfarthfa.com Phone: 01685 727371 
E-mail: museum@merthyrleisuretrust.co.uk

Kids Christmas Craft Weekend - 8th & 9th December, 2018


Drop in and get in the festive spirt! We will be creating many different Christmas themed crafts. Runs from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. (Child friendly event)

Most family workshops are free unless a cost a specified, but standard entrance fees apply for over 16’s for all workshops.

For information on entrance fees and opening times, contact us or visit our website: 
www.Cyfarthfa.com Phone: 01685 727371 
E-mail: museum@merthyrleisuretrust.co.uk

The Rise and Fall of Council Housing in Twentieth-Century Merthyr - Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society talk - 3rd December, 2018

Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society


The next lecture will be held at

Canolfan Soar (Old Zoar Chapel)

on

Monday 3rd December, 2018 at 7pm.

The lecture is entitled -


The Rise and Fall of Council Housing in Twentieth-Century Merthyr

Speaker -
Daryl Leeworthy

Members - Admission free


Non-members - £2 donation

Jews in Merthyr - Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group talk - 20th November, 2018


Tuesday 20th November, 2018 at 7pm.

at

Cyfarthfa Castle

The lecture is entitled -


" Jews in Merthyr”

and will be given by

Chris Clifford


Members - Admission free
Non-members - £2 donation

Merthyr Tydfil: A Decade of Change. 1968- 1978 - Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society talk - 5th November, 2018

Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society


The next lecture will be held at

Canolfan Soar (Old Zoar Chapel)

on

Monday 5th November, 2018 at 7pm.

The lecture is entitled -


"Merthyr: A decade of change, 1968-1978"

and will be given by -

Clive Thomas

Members - Admission free


Non-members - £2 donation

Ghost tour of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery - 30th October, 2018


Ghost tour of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery

 30th October, 2018

19.00 - 20.30

This is a guided tour around Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery by torchlight. Ghost stories will be told about all the mysterious things to happen at the Castle over the decades. Tour starts at 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Cost £10.00 per person. Booking essential. (Adult Event – over 16’s)

For information on entrance fees and opening times or to book, contact us or visit our website: 
www.Cyfarthfa.com Phone: 01685 727371 
E-mail: museum@merthyrleisuretrust.co.uk

Halloween Scavenger hunt and spooky skeleton making - 30th & 31st October, 2018



Create your own spooky Halloween skeleton decoration and take part in our Halloween Scavenger hunt around the museum. Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm. For a hunt answer sheet please go to reception between 10:00am & 3:30pm. (Child friendly event)

Most family workshops are free unless a cost a specified, but standard entrance fees apply for over 16’s for all workshops.

For information on entrance fees and opening times, contact us or visit our website: 
www.Cyfarthfa.com Phone: 01685 727371 
E-mail: museum@merthyrleisuretrust.co.uk

Merthyr in the new changing Europe - Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group talk - 16th October, 2018


Tuesday 16th October, 2018 at 7pm.

at

Cyfarthfa Castle

The lecture is entitled -


" Merthyr in the new changing Europe”

and will be given by

Sir Paul Silk


Members - Admission free
Non-members - £2 donation

To be announced - Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society talk - 1st October, 2018

Merthyr Tydfil Historical Society


The next lecture will be held at

Canolfan Soar (Old Zoar Chapel)

on

Monday 1st October, 2018 at 7pm.

The lecture is entitled -


To be announced

and will be given by -

Ben Price

Members - Admission free


Non-members - £2 donation

Merthyr in the Twentieth Century - Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group talk - 18th September, 2018


Tuesday 18th September, 2018 at 7pm.

at

Cyfarthfa Castle

The lecture is entitled -


" Merthyr in the Twentieth Century”

and will be given by

Joe England


Members - Admission free
Non-members - £2 donation