Despite the failure of Swansea’s bid to become the UK City of culture in 2021 the city council and the Swansea 2021 bid team are determined to implement the programme of local, national and international events that were compiled in the bid.
The Swansea 2021 bid team includes Swansea Council, Welsh Government, Swansea University, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Authority, Museums Wales, Tidal Lagoon, creative professionals, businesses and arts and cultural leaders. All are working together to ensure the outcomes in the Swansea bid for the Swansea people and economy are as strong as possible.
The cultural heritage of Swansea and the Gower peninsula is displayed through an abundance of cultural centres and numerous annual events.
Some of these include
Swansea museum (The oldest museum in Wales) – Victoria Rd, Swansea SA1 1SN – 01792 653783 – Visit the website
The Dylan Thomas Centre – 6 Somerset Pl, Swansea SA1 1RR – 01792 463980 = Visit the website
The Grand Theatre – Singleton St, Swansea SA1 3QJ – 01792 475715 – Visit the website
Watch this space for information on local, national and international events planned during th e months and years ahead.
Some promotional video clips from the UKCity of Culture 2021 campaign