South West Wales News, Events & Opportunities

Each month, we pull together the region’s top headlines, and announcements from across our alliance, to create your Regional Round-up from 4theRegion.

From development and investment news to community projects, and business opportunities: we’ll make sure you’re in the know, so you can speak positively and confidently about what’s happening here in South West Wales.

Do you have an opportunity you’d like to share in our next round-up? Be sure to let us know!

January Regional Round-Up 2024

Jobs

Environment

Tenders

Education

Development

Tourism

City Deal

Life Science

Business

Events

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Come along with Lydia Fasham

Facilitating connections, old and new, is at the heart of everything 4theRegion do across South West Wales. Follow along with Lydia Fasham, as she visits Morgans Hotel, and introduces Cllr Aled Vaughan Owen to the team at Solar Wheel. We love bringing together key voices from different areas across the region and sparking conversations and connections! Interested in joining the conversation? Become a member!

2B Enterprising delivers its 1000th activity session of The Bumbles of Honeywood Programme

The session was delivered in Welsh to Ysgol Gymraeg Dihewyd by Education Team Member Gemma Pugh. The Bumbles of Honeywood programme brings educational enterprise to life through unique partnerships and covers key life skills, Enterprise and employability, Health and wellbeing, Global citizenship and the importance of environmental responsibility and being sustainable in all aspects of work and life. For more information visit www.2benterprising.co.uk 

4theRegion Meet and Mingle at Penderyn Distillery

4theRegion members were invited to tour the new Penderyn Distillery at the Hafod Copperworks in Landore, with a members meet and mingle event taking place after. Here are some highlights from the networking event!

Community Energy Brings £2.7m Funds for Swansea Projects

Swansea community energy company Gower Power has secured a 5MW solar farm at Brynwhilach, near Morriston. The purchase will enable the co-operative to distribute £2.7m to local projects over the next 23 years. They’re over the moon to report that as their Share Offer closed, they successfully raised £595,105! Not only have they shot past their initially target of £385,000, but they’ve exceeded their stretch target. Read More

We caught up with our members Castell Howell

We recently caught up with Ambassador Members, Castell Howell, who gave us a behind-the-scenes tour of their Cross Hands HQ and warehouse distribution centre. We spoke to CSR Manager, Ed Morgan, on the importance of local food supply to Castell Howell’s 6,000 customers, why collaborating with regional businesses, farmers and suppliers is crucial to benefit the local economy and consumers, and the value of being a 4theRegion Member in achieving this. Watch Now

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Neath Port Talbot Food Partnership is launching a support scheme for community food growing projects across the county

Local groups and organisations can apply for up to £2,000 to develop community growing spaces and deliver community growing activities. And even better, there’s a budget to support knowledge sharing, training, advice, help and practical support for new and existing community growing projects. The overall goal is to get more people involved in growing healthy food in nature-friendly ways this coming spring. To find out more or apply now, click here.

Jobs and Working at UWTSD

People are at the heart of everything UWTSD do. They are proud of their dedicated and talented employees and they work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of their students and the communities they serve. ‘Transforming education, transforming lives’ is their mission. If you would like to join them on this journey and make a difference too, then they would love to hear from you. Read More

Funded R&D for businesses in Wales

Funding is available for businesses in Neath Port Talbot, Swansea, Carmarthenshire, Powys, Caerphilly and the Vale of Glamorgan. CEMET have been successful in securing funding to run a project which will support start-ups, micro companies, SMEs and social enterprises through a bespoke 6-8 week fully funded programme. There will be an online briefing event on the 24th of January where businesses can find out more information on this opportunity.

Vacancies at Bevan Buckland

Bevan Buckland are passionate about recruiting the best and providing a fantastic working environment. They are always looking for talented and ambitious people to join their ever-expanding firm. See their current opportunities here.

Micro loans

Expand your business, boost cash flow or buy new equipment with a micro loan for the Development Bank of Wales. Get support with loans between £1K to £50K. Their online application form is quick, and you can apply in 10 minutes. Find out more about the Development Bank of Wales’ micro loans.

Job Opportunities and Working at Swansea University

Looking for a new job? Changing role? Interested in what Swansea University can offer you? A warm and welcoming University, they value people for their skills regardless of their background and are proudly named as a top employer in the annual Stonewall Equality Index. They know that people have commitments outside their job, so they provide a working environment that allows employees to achieve the right work/life balance. Read More

Become a Trustee

Age Cymru West Glamorgan are looking for individuals to help drive the strategic direction for the organisation in promoting wellbeing, helping people age well and live independently. Find out more and download an application pack here.

Careers at JCP Solicitors

People are the core focus of JCP Solicitors’ business, along with commitment to specialism and desire to be the leading experts in their fields. They are a business that puts people, clients and community at the heart of their decision making processes. They aim to provide a happy, positive working environment. They celebrate the successes of others around them and support each other professionally and personally. Read More

Service and Support Desk Administrator

Based in arvato’s Shared Service Centre as part of the Customer Contact and Support Services team they’ll keep you busy, with a demanding and fulfilling role. If you like helping people and are driven by quality customer service, this could be for you. Whilst you will need a degree of initiative, there are questions to ask and information screens to navigate, so you’ll be the type of person who works well in a structured environment and as part of a team. Read More

Be part of a successful organisation

Pembrokeshire College is a well established Further Education College, and is one of the largest workplaces in the County employing over 500+ highly qualified and dedicated staff. They pride ourselves on delivering first class education and training to over 13,000 learners at a vibrant campus in a beautiful county. Read More

Appointment of a Non-Executive PCF Director and Chair of Marine Energy Wales

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum (PCF) is seeking a Non-Executive Director to become part of the Board of a growing Community Interest Company. The Directors will drive the next phase of the organisation’s development, both within and outside Pembrokeshire, by maximising opportunities in relation to sustainable coastal management; marine renewables; sustainable recreation and social prescribing; climate change; aquaculture and stakeholder engagement. Read More

Work with the National Botanic Garden of Wales

All job opportunities currently available at the National Botanic Garden of Wales will be listed here.

Current Vacancies at Gower College Swansea

Your future starts here. Do you want to make a difference? Gower College Swansea’s mission is to inspire and support their learners to achieve their full potential through the delivery of the highest quality of education and training. By joining them at the College, you’ll become part of a team of highly committed and talented staff providing outstanding learning and training opportunities for young people, adults, and employers across South West Wales. Read More

Working for DVLA

The DVLA employ around 6,000 full-time and part-time staff. Keeping their employees happy and healthy is a priority of theirs and there are many benefits and rewards on offer. They have a variety of roles in many different business areas including operational and customer services, digital and technology, human resources, finance, communications, commercial, policy, and the drivers medical group. Read More

Careers at Day’s

Whether you are looking to start your career or have a wealth of experience and knowledge in your chosen profession, Day’s Motor Group have a range of full time and part time job opportunities in the car industry to suit most people, including Administration, Apprenticeship, Sales Executive and Mechanic roles. If you’re looking for a new and exciting opportunity, then why not take a look at the job vacancies they currently have available by clicking here.

Careers at NPTC Group of Colleges

Attention job seekers! Are you ready for a new challenge? Are you looking to take the first step of your career? Or are you a talented professional looking to take your career to the next level? Look no further! Take the leap and join NPTC Group of Colleges’ team of high achievers. Apply now and let your career soar!

New funding to help Swansea businesses build a cleaner future

Swansea Bay Region-based businesses and third-sector organisations can access fully-funded support designed to help them drive innovation and boost sustainability, thanks to new funding secured by Circular Economy Innovation Communities (CEIC). The Clean Growth Programme is fully funded for eligible organisations and gives participants the tools they need to develop their circular economy understanding. Read More

TENDERS & CONTRACTS

Contract Notices for Pembrokeshire Council

Pembrokeshire Council seek suitably qualified contractors to provide domiciliary care and support services, and service automatic and sliding doors.

Sub-Contract Opportunities with Kier Construction

Kier Construction has opportunities to provide all management, supervision, labour, plant, fuel and materials to properly carry out and complete the tarmacadam asphalt, landscaping and associated works at the Innovation Matrix, UWTSD.

Contract Notices for Neath Port Talbot Council

Neath Port Talbot Council is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced contractors to provide a supported living service for people with mental health needs, a cost consultancy framework for NPTCBC grant applications, a parent peer advocacy and support service, and an ambitious project of re-greening the space under the M4 motorway in Port Talbot.

Contract Notices for Natural Resources Wales

Natural Resources Wales seeks suitably qualified contractors to evaluate the Natur am Byth programme, and provide accreditation services.

Provision of Furniture for Swansea Council Properties

Swansea Council are seeking potential suppliers for the provision of furniture for Swansea Council properties. Read More

Contract Notices for Carmarthenshire Council

Carmarthenshire Council is seeking suitably qualified contractors to provide VAWDASV support, design a high quality adventure golf course to add to the existing visitor offer at Pendine, and collect, treat, recover and dispose of street sweepings and gully waste.

Supplier Event – Temporary and Longer Term Supported Accommodation, Temporary Supported Managed Accommodation, and Housing First Framework for people experiencing homelessness in Swansea

Swansea Council is hosting a market engagement event for providers interested in delivering accommodation and support for people experiencing homelessness. Date/Time: 18th January 2024 at 2:00 – 4:00pm. Location: Virtual (MS Teams). Please register your interest by emailing sarah.vye@swansea.gov.uk by the 12th January to enable a TEAM’s invite link to be sent to you. Read More

Contract Notices for Pobl Group

Pobl Group intends to establish a contract with suitably qualified and experienced suppliers for the provision of internal audit services, and responsive repairs and voids including out of hours works.

Refresh of Framework Agreement for Provision of Domiciliary Care and Respite at Home Services for Older People and Younger Adults with Physical Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairment

Swansea Council are refreshing an established framework agreement for the provision of domiciliary care and respite at home services for older people and younger adults with physical disabilities and/or sensory impairment. Please note: Existing framework service providers are not required to submit a tender. Read More

Contract Notices for the University of Wales Trinity Saint David

UWTSD wishes to appoint a creative agency to provide online content production services for Yr Egin, and provide The National Centre for Learning Welsh with digital and physical resources for a programme to ensure everyone working in the health and care sector has a ‘politeness level’ of Welsh by 2027.

Contract Notices for Swansea Council

Swansea Council wishes to appoint suitably qualified contractors to provide stage maintenance for the Grand Theatre and Brangwyn Hall, lamppost banners, a Visit Swansea Bay website, corporate and protective clothing, a multi-disciplinary team for Hendrefoilan House, therapies and assessments, and the hire, purchase and repair of small tools and plant.

DEVELOPMENT

Council wins major All-Wales award for successful Plaza re-development project

Neath Port Talbot Council’s successful conversion of the Grade II listed Plaza Cinema building into a community hub, business centre and gym run by the YMCA (The New Plaza ) has won a top award. The project to provide a new Port Talbot town centre role for the spectacular art-deco former cinema has won Project of the Year in the annual CLAW (Consortium of Local Authorities in Wales) Awards. Read More

Art centre plans for Wales’ oldest department store

The privately-owned former JT Morgan store on Belle Vue Way, Swansea, closed in 2008 and the doors have remained locked since. Now the team behind the Elysium gallery and studios want to relocate there from four buildings they occupy on High Street, Orchard Street, Mansel Street and College Street. The plan is to create 63 studios and a gallery and an education centre. Read More

SWANSEA BAY CITY DEAL

New images show inside Swansea Kingsway building

These new photos take you inside the major new office development taking shape at the former Oceana nightclub site in Swansea city centre. The photos show some of the rooms that will soon be transformed into office spaces. Developed by Swansea Council, the 71/72 Kingsway scheme will provide space for 600 jobs in sectors like tech, digital and the creative industries. Led by Bouygues UK, construction is anticipated for completion in early 2024. Read More

City Deal make significant progress during 2023 to further improve South West Wales

The Swansea Bay City Deal has celebrated success throughout 2023 with key milestones being achieved and delivery accelerating across South West Wales, through its portfolio of nine headline projects and programmes. Estimated to attract up to £1.3 billion of investment by 2033 the Swansea Bay City Deal is a unique portfolio of projects funded by the Welsh Government and UK Government, the public sector, and the private sector. Read More

BUSINESS NEWS

I went to Swansea’s new café where a bowl of cereal is £6 and I didn’t need to eat for the rest of the day

Wales’ first “cereal café” is now open in Swansea – and it serves massive bowls of cereals from around the world, topped with sweet treats like marshmallows, brownies and chocolate sauce! Bowlz, the new sister business to Mazza Treatz sweet shop on High Street, also serves soft-serve ice cream, ‘Blizzards’ (a type of thick milkshake crammed with your choice of blitzed-up filling), waffles and crepes, milkshakes, freakshakes, and hot and cold drinks. Read More

The Olympic BMX rider who has opened a new coffee shop in one of Swansea’s trendiest communities

Going from competing as a BMX rider to opening a coffee shop might not be the most common career jump, but Olympic rider James Jones is doing just that. True Deli Coffee & Co., situated in the heart of Swansea’s stylish Uplands area which proves popular with both students and locals, will specialise in “delicious toasted sandwiches” and coffee. Read More

The converted horsebox sauna in Pembrokeshire you can have delivered to your house

If you’re looking for a treat or fancy warming up your bones in a sauna, a new Welsh business might have the answer. They can even come direct to your door! Logi Saunas, which is run by Pembrokeshire businessman Tim Hawkes, has created a gorgeous sauna from a converted horsebox. The name “Logi Saunas,” inspired by the old Norse word “logi”, embodying the personification of fire, perfectly captures the warmth and vitality associated with saunas. Read More

First look inside new Swansea restaurant Raj Kitchen as it takes on former Pizza Express site

The unit in Castle Square, which most recently operated as Castle Spice, is now Raj Kitchen. The venue is owned by Raj Chowdhury who has more than 25 years experience as a chef. Raj wants to give his customers a real taste of traditional Indian dishes while also introducing them to dishes they may not have come across before. “I want to do something a bit different,” he said. “The momo, for example, is a Nepal dish that no-one else does in Swansea.” Read More

HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCE

Swansea University Opens Specialist Rare Disease Research Node as Part of £14m Investment

The UK Rare Disease Research Platform has been established with a £14m investment over five years by the MRC and NIHCR. Swansea University is now operating one of the platform’s 11 specialist nodes based at universities across the UK offering different specialities. The Swansea node’s goal is to bring mass spectrometry-based lipidomic science into the arena of rare disease research to enable earlier diagnosis, intervention, and improved clinical outcomes. Read More

New Research Shows Exercise Can Reduce the Risk of Stroke After Menopause

Regular exercise could reduce the risk of stroke in post-menopausal women, according to new research partly undertaken at Swansea University Medical School. The pilot study, which will now be followed by a more extensive, longer-term trial, suggested that the greatest benefits were to those women who exercised during or shortly after the menopause rather than many years later. Read More

Study Reveals How Swansea’s ‘Warm Hubs’ Make Striking Impact on Social Connections and Wellbeing

The ‘warm hubs’, known as Swansea Spaces, are community organisations and public spaces that opened their doors to offer a warm place to sit, a hot drink and local support. Researchers at Swansea University found they had a profound impact in building social connections and reducing feelings of loneliness. They also went beyond their primary purpose, extending or enhancing services for those in need, and were universally regarded as safe and inclusive. Read More

CIRCULAR ECONOMY & ENVIRONMENT

Swansea University Ranked Highly for Environmental and Social Impact

Swansea University ranks among the top UK universities for environmental and ethical issues, according to the new league table compiled by People & Planet, once again being rated a ‘first-class’ institution, ranking 8th of all 151 UK universities assessed. And that’s not all! In the 2024 QS Sustainability Rankings, the University is ranked 80th for its environmental and social impact globally out of 1,403 institutions, and 23rd in the UK.

Valleys Transport Goes Electric!

A local community transport organisation is celebrating a successful funding bid to bring its fleet into the 21st Century. DANSA has secured Welsh Government funding of £468,000 which will enable it install two EV charging points in the Dulais Valley, to buy two electric MPVs and two fully accessible electric minibuses, as well as creating solar panels and battery storage and an electric food vehicle able to deliver nutritious meals throughout the area. Read More

UWTSD collaborates with world leading innovative digital technology companies to help cities achieve net zero at COP 28

Staff and students from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David have been collaborating with one of the world’s most advance providers of specialist simulators and leading provider of integrated digital twin, data visualisation and analysis tools Augment City in Oslo. The aim is to support cities, nationally and internationally, on their net zero carbon journey. Read More

Pembrokeshire solar farm plans would power 2,500 homes

The plans for a nine-megawatt solar farm at West Farm, Cosheston, near Pembroke Dock have been made by James Wallwork of One Plant Developments Limited on land adjoining an existing solar farm. The proposed development is for a temporary 40-year timescale and will be fully reinstated at the end of it operational life. There will be no loss of agricultural land. Read More

New Funding for Research Project Investigating How AI Could Fight Coastal Flooding

Swansea University research into how AI could be used to help tackle coastal flooding has just secured a major funding boost. The 36-month interdisciplinary project, which will see academics from the Faculty of Science and Engineering working together, has been awarded a grant of £307,445 from the Leverhulme Trust. Coastal and estuarine flooding will affect at least 15% of the global population and cost approximately £50bn annually by 2050. Read More

Detailed Plans Unveiled by the Crown Estate for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 5

The Crown Estate has unveiled further details for Round 5 of its offshore wind leasing competition, offering the opportunity for three commercial-scale floating wind projects to be developed in the Celtic Sea, off the coast of South Wales and South West England. The projects have the potential to deliver enough clean, renewable energy for more than four million homes and have been described as some of the biggest floating wind farms in the world. Read More

New green jet fuel plant set to create ‘several hundred jobs’ in Port Talbot takes step forward

Plans have been submitted to Neath Port Talbot Council for the creation of a major new industrial facility. It would use an alcohol-to-jet facility to turn sustainably sourced ethanol into up to 100 million litres of aviation fuel a year. Project Dragon is expected to create over 150 full-time jobs in the area, including 85 jobs on site, along with more business created further down the supply chain. Read More

Experts Join International Team Researching How to Convert CO2 into Renewable Fuels

Swansea University is a partner in a new international collaboration aimed at investigating possible ways to convert the carbon dioxide emitted by industries into renewable fuels. Dr Mariolino Carta, the PI from Swansea University, will lead the synthesis work package, looking for new polymers and additives to improve the membrane performance, both from the carbon capture and the catalysis points of view.  Read More

Healthcare products manufacturer launches eco-friendly shampoo cap

A Swansea-based company, which specialises in creating eco-friendly hygiene products for the healthcare and personal care sectors, has launched the “world’s first” 100 per cent biodegradable shampoo cap. The product from Waterless will provide an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional non-recyclable shampoo caps. Shampoo caps are commonly used in healthcare settings for bed-bound or mobility-impaired people for hair washing. Read More

Innovative offshore wave power scheme granted extension

The company behind an innovative wave power project off the has been granted a further extension to allow the project to be completed. Green energy company Bombora has announced it will build and test a 1.5 megawatt wave energy converter off the Pembrokeshire coast. The cigar-shaped mWave equipment is 60 metres long and sits on the seabed where it can access 80% of the wave’s energy without being exposed to its destructive power. Read More

Onshore wind farm development set to progress

An onshore wind farm development, with turbines reaching up to 500-foot high, to provide green energy for Pembrokeshire’s Dragon LNG site, is set to move forward. Milford Energy Ltd is seeking planning permission for an onshore wind farm and associated equipment, infrastructure and ancillary works. Proposed is a development with a minimum generation capacity of at least 10MW, although this will depend on the precise wind turbine model selected. Read More

Freedom Leisure’s Welsh Leisure Centres Make Huge Strides Towards Greater Energy Efficiency

Freedom Leisure has embraced its commitment to protect the environment with a range of innovative measures to reduce energy consumption resulting in a massive saving in energy use equivalent to running a medium sized leisure centre with a swimming pool for 4 years. In the process, reducing carbon emissions by 395 tonnes, the equivalent of driving a car around the circumference of the earth 58 times! Read More

VISITOR ECONOMY & TOURISM

An ‘alcohol-free’ rave is being planned in Swansea for January

Management at a popular independent bar-club in Swansea are organising an “alcohol free rave” for over 18s so that people who are sober, pregnant, taking part in Dry January, or who abstain from drinking alcohol for any reason can have a great night out “minus the hangover, guilt or temptation”. Greg Pickin, owner of Heaven on Wind Street, said he doesn’t want anyone to ever feel that they have “barriers” preventing them from enjoying a night out at the bar. Read More

The place in Wales named the UK’s best ‘tiny tourist attraction’

Pint-sized cinema, La Charrette, was listed by The Times as a top attraction in Britain. The fascinating venue is located in Parkmill, Gower, and is recognised by the British Film Institute as Wales’ smallest cinema. The wacky movie house was built in the 1950s by Gwyn Phillips for Gorseinon. Mr Phillips was a film projectionist and electrician who resolved to build his own cinema when he couldn’t get into his local one to see Tarzan. Read More

Community Led Sustainable Tourism Project

The Community Led Sustainable Tourism Project aims to promote sustainable tourism in South West Wales by simplifying travel options, creating enticing sustainable tourism journeys, and empowering local communities. Through partnerships, collaborative efforts, and the production of a comprehensive guide, this project from South West Wales Connected will make it easy and inviting for visitors to explore the region without relying on cars. Read More

Disused Cardi Bach railway line could become new walking and cycling route

Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire County Councils have organised an engagement event about transforming the disused Cardi Bach railway line into a new walking and cycling route. Both local authorities have been collaborating with Sustrans Cymru, the charity making it easier for everyone to walk, wheel, and cycle, to study the disused route with the aim of building a new, shared-use walking and cycling path. Read More

Pembrokeshire’s Annwn recognised as one of world’s best restaurants

Narberth restaurant Annwn has received the latest in a string of accolades: inclusion on the prestigious worldwide restaurant selection, La Liste. Annwn’s chef patron Matt Powell said“I was just looking through the list on Thursday morning when it came out. I wasn’t expecting to be on it at all, and then all of a sudden there we were. It was mind blowing really.” Read More

EDUCATION

Dragons Den style pitching event for Pentre Awel project

Five local schools in Llanelli – Bryngwyn School, Coedcae School, Ysgol Pen Rhos, St John Lloyd RC Comprehensive and Ysgol Y Strade – took part in the event held by Carmarthenshire County Council and Bouygues UK, aimed at empowering learners to discover careers in construction and design, a culmination of a 12-week learning and mentoring programme based around the world of building and construction. Read More

School pupils open community shop in shipping container

Pupils at Dylan Thomas Community School in Swansea are the driving force behind a new community shop that has opened in a shipping container on school grounds. The school has joined the Big Bocs Bwyd initiative – a network of “pay as you feel” shops that are starting to open in schools across Wales. The idea is to make healthy food available to families on a budget to help tackle food poverty.  Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS

Finding Your Innate Resilience – women only
Every Monday 11:00 – 12:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Daily Flying Display at the British Bird of Prey Centre at 1pm
Every Day 13:00 – 14:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Monday at the Museum
Every Monday 13:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Free Yoga & Relaxation for women
Every Monday 14:00 – 15:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Self Help Book Club!
Every Monday 16:00 – 17:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Kung Fu Wales (Little Dragons)
Every Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 17:00 – 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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VIP Class Acts
Every Monday 17:00 – 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Sing Together Community Singing Group
Every Monday 17:45 – 18:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Kung Fu Wales
Every Monday 18:30 – 20:15
Every Tuesday & Wednesday 18:30 – 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Six
9 – 14 January
Swansea Arena
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Community Yoga Class
Every Tuesday 12:00 – 12:50
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Women’s Outdoor Walking Group
Every Tuesday 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Zumba
Every Tuesday 18:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Rhod Gilbert – Work in Progress 2
9 January 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Marina Litter Pick
10 January 10:00 – 12:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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ARRIVAL – MA Degree Show + Postgraduate Open Day
10 January 10:00 – 15:00
Swansea College of Art, UWTSD
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Welly Wednesday
Every Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Warm Hub
Every Wednesday 11:00 – 15:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Welly Wednesday
Every Wednesday 13:00 – 14:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Basic Hand Sewing Sessions with Deby McCloy
10 January 17:30 – 20:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Access Pilates
Every Wednesday 18:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Walking for Wellbeing
Every Thursday 12:00
Sea wall opposite The Secret Beach Bar & Kitchen, Swansea
Hosted by The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Wales Virtual Networking
11 January 13:00 – 14:00
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Community Art Sessions
Every Thursday 14:00 – 15:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Rediscover Your Innate Resilience
Every Thursday 19:00 – 20:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Burlesque Chair Dancing Lessons
Every Thursday 19:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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It doesn’t have to cost the Earth, conversations on sustainable living
12 January 10:30 – 13:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Willow Weaving
Every Thursday 10:30 – 13:30
Crymlyn Bog Natural Resources Wales Centre
Hosted by Race Council Cymru
Email moomal@racecouncilcymru.org.uk to indicate interest

Access Pilates
Every Friday 09:30
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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The Queens Hall Food & Craft Market
Every Friday 10:00 – 15:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Men’s Shed
Every Friday 11:45 – 13:15
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Sunshine Kitchen Afrikoko
Every Friday 12:30 – 15:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Men’s Tai Chi Class
Every Friday 13:45 – 14:45
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Embrace You! Women’s Wellbeing Group
Every Friday 15:00 – 16:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Live Music: The Night School + Cocaine Yoga + Akimbo + Ffredi Blino
12 January 19:00 – 13 January 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Candle Making Course
13 January 10:00 – 14:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Drop In Darning Woolies Workshop
13 – 31 January 10:00 – 14:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Live Music: The Ripping Cones + Redneck Ritual + Scott Mackay
13 January 19:00 – 23:55
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Kitchen Cosmetics Course
14 January 10:00 – 14:00
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne
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Quiet Hour at the Museum
14 January 15:00 – 16:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Taijiwuxigong for health
Every Tuesday from 16 January 14:00 – 15:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre
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Open Evening
16 January 16:30 – 19:30
Afan College, NPTC Group of Colleges
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A Taste of France
10 week course starting 16 January 17:30 – 20:30
Tycoch Campus, Gower College Swansea
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Open Evening
17 January 16:30 – 19:30
Neath College, NPTC Group of Colleges
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New Recycling Rules for Welsh Businesses An Intro & Q&A
17 January 18:30 – 19:45
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Swansea In Gloom Walking Tour
18 January 19:30 – 22:00
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
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Aquarian Party 2024
19 January 21:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Live Music: TCC Present Wild Eyed, Wicked & Oblivious + Paul Edwards Band + Tarun Rathod + more tbc
19 January 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra & Sound Bath
20 January 14:00 – 16:00
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre, Swansea
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Cacao, Crystals and New Year Manifestations
21 January 17:30 – 19:30
The Swansea Wellbeing Centre, Swansea
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Rodeo and the Juliets Charity Fundraiser
21 January 18:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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One Stop Info Shop Museum Takeover
22 January 11:00 – 14:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Hip Hop Cymru Exhibition
24 – 27 January
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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Marina Litter Pick
24 January 10:00 – 12:00
The Environment Centre, Swansea
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Levelling Up With CEMET
24 January 11:00 – 12:00
Online
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Wales Virtual Networking
25 January 13:00 – 14:0
Online
Hosted by FSB Wales
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Coffee Shop Session
26 January
Swansea Arena
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Pembrokeshire Drop In Business Support
26 January 09:00 – 12:00
Bridge Innovation Centre, Pembroke Dock
Hosted by FSB Wales
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The Will Barnes Quartet featuring live visuals from Erin Hughes
26 January 19:00 – 27 January 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Holocaust Memorial Day Gallery Screening – The Silent Village (U) 1943
27 January 13:00
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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The Allergies (DJ Set) + Skunkadelic & The Digital Kid + DJ Chronic
27 January 19:00 – 28 January 01:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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The Science of ADHD: Navigating Neurodiversity in a Neurotypical World
31 January 18:00 – 20:00
Swansea University Bay Campus
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Talisman Poetry Open Mic
31 January 19:00 – 23:00
Elysium Gallery & Bar, Swansea
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Extra Time at the National Waterfront Museum
1 February
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
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Swansea In Gloom Walking Tour
1 February 19:30 – 22:00
HQ Urban Kitchen, Swansea
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Season Launch
2 February 12:15 – 16:00
Village Hotel Swansea
Hosted by Swansea Bay Business Club
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Ragsy – 10th Year Anniversary Concert
2 February 19:00
The Queens Hall, Narberth
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2nd Welsh Tango Showcase: Workshops and Milonga
3 February 14:00 -23:00
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University Singleton Park Campus
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The Music Of Zimmer Vs Williams
4 February 15:00
Swansea Arena
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Jack Whitehall: Settle Down
5 February 20:00
Swansea Arena
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Swansea Conference #ItsYourSwansea2024
7 March 09:00
Swansea Arena
Hosted by 4theRegion
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