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Loads to do during the lockdown

FAMILIES on the hunt for fresh ways to spend their time at home during the Coronavirus lockdown can tap into some new ideas from Swansea Council's, Cultural Services Team.

Dylan Thomas bust

A new set of resources from libraries, cultural venues  and the Sport and Health team, will all be promoted under a new campaign from the council's Enjoy Swansea Bay team

Robert Francis-Davies, Cabinet Member for Investment, Regeneration & Tourism, said: "Our libraries and cultural venues have temporarily closed and other services have been temporarily suspended, to help keep people safe and protect the NHS, there's still lots of resources available to people to enjoy at home.

"The teams across Cultural services have come up with some great ideas and activities that individuals and families can enjoy t to exercise their minds and bodies on a daily basis over the next few weeks.

All of the details, fun activities, information and fitness tips can be found on and include items such as:

  1. Libraries Literacy Learning

A free library membership is your key to thousands of online resources, including e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, e-comics, newspapers and homework help.

  1. Dylan Thomas - 'Love the Words' Exhibition

Explore the interactive exhibition and learn about some of the objects on display whilst gaining an insight into the work and life of one of the twentieth century's most significant writers. 

  1. Mummy and More at Swansea Museum

Swansea Museum is publishing a series of blogs, drawing on objects in its collection, to tell interesting stories of Swansea's people and places so you can discover more of Swansea's past in the comfort of your own home.

  1. Events

Take a look back at some of the events that took place over the years such as Wales Airshow, the many concerts, fireworks and Christmas Parade which will hopefully put a smile on your face and help re-live some of the feel good factor of past Swansea events.

  1. Fun and Fitness

The Sport and Health Team will ensure you keep your body and mind healthy with their home fitness and activity workouts which cater for all ages and abilities.

  1. Oystermouth Castle

A wealth of information, regular facts and fun activities to enable you to explore parts of the Castle that have been hidden away for centuries and also learn more about the Castle's exciting history.

  1. Get Creative with Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Stay creative and enjoy exploring great things to see, make and do. They will be showcasing some of the best bits from their Collection, exhibitions archive, communities and also from their associate artists.

  1. West Glamorgan Archives

Weekly activities such as family history hints and tips, interesting items from their Collection, snippets from films and even a quiz are just a few items that the team will be providing.

 All these details and more can be found on

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