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Events at Cyfarthfa Castle

@ Cyfarthfa Museum & Art Gallery

Enjoy the elegant surroundings of this interesting museum and once family home, set in beautiful parkland, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.


2010 Events

Exhibition: 100 Years at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery
8 April – 6 June
An exhibition marking the Centenary of the Museum. Includes a selection of the Museum’s favourite items over the years.

Night at the Museum
14 May
Egyptian themed family friendly late night event!!! 7.00-9.30PM. Children £2.50. Adults £1.50. Booking Essential

Lecture: ‘Off in 28 Seconds! Medical Practice in the Victorian Era’ By Roger Morgan
18 May
6.30-7.30PM. FREE. Booking essential.

Lecture: Merthyr's China. 'A Moral Cesspool?' by Christopher Parry
20 May
6.00-7.00PM. FREE. Booking essential.

Photography Exhibition: The Secrets of Sunlight
1-30 June
Paintings, poems and photographs involving various personal haunts around Paint by local Artist John Williams

Printmaking Exhibition: Artwork produced by Bishop Hedley Comprehensive School
7- 18 June

Exhibition: The Lost Communities of Merthyr Tydfil
23 June - 31 August
An exhibition exploring Merthyr Tydfil communities which have all but disappeared

Meet Mrs Parry
29 July – 1 August
Character-led talk at Joseph Parry’s cottage. Drop-in 2.00-4.30PM. FREE

Exhibition: Turner and Penry Williams
1-31 August
An exhibition comparing one of the greatest British artists with his Merthyr Tydfil born contemporary, ‘the Welsh Turner’. Includes pictures on loan from the Tate.

Gallery talk: Turner and Penry Williams
2nd - 31st August
FREE 15 minute Gallery talk every Monday - Friday in August at 12.00PM

Watercolour Classes
3, 10, 17 & 24 August
Learn from the Masters. A four week introductory course in watercolour paiting inspired by our Turner exhibition. £16.00 for 4 classes. Booking essential.

Family workshop: Colouring Master Class
16-20 August
Have a go at colouring a landscape like Turner. 10.30-1.00 & 2.00-4.30PM. FREE Drop in workshop.

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Exhibition: Cyfarthfa Iron and Steel
1-30 September
A series of paintings of the Cyfarthfa works by local artist Linda Morgan.

Exhibition: Here Comes the Sun
1-31 October
The latest work from Rhymney born artist Neil Carroll.

Glamorgan Family History Society
28th March 12-4pm
Here to offer advice on researching your family tree
Free drop in event

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Events at Cyfarthfa Castle is in Merthyr Tydfil

Entrance Charge

  • Free admission

Date and Times

20-Apr-2010 31-Dec-2010

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Contact Details

phone: 01685 723112 fax:

Events at Cyfarthfa Castle

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News and Special Offers

2010 opening
1st April - 30th September
Daily 10am - 5:30pm

1st October - 31st March
Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 12pm - 4pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm
Free Admission

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