A new year, a new you, striding forward with those cast iron resolutions... ah well, never mind!
Wrap up and get a warm fuzzy feeling inside with this selection of events that will educate and entertain all ages.
Becoming Richard Burton exhibition, Cardiff and online
21 November 2020 - 11 April 2021. National Museum Cardiff will host the Becoming Richard Burton exhibition - explore his diaries, papers and personal objects which will guide you through the remarkable story of how Richard Jenkins, the boy from Pontrhydyfen and Taibach, Port Talbot, became Richard Burton, the international star of stage and screen.
While the museum is currently closed, the Becoming Richard Burton digital exhibition allows you to enjoy elements of the exhibition at home.
Barry Island New Year's Day Swim
01 January. Spend New Year's Day swimming at Barry Island alongside hundreds of equally adventurous people. Founded in 1984 the annual New Year's Day Dip at Barry Island has become a popular event. Fancy dress is optional but encouraged. A free warm-up session takes place on the beach before the swim.
Find out more about the Barry Island New Year Day Swim.
Saundersfoot New Year's Day Swim
Fan Dance winter series
02, 03 and 30 January 2021. The Fan Dance is a gruelling 24km non-navigational race over two sides of Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons. This infamous route has long been a part of SAS (Special Air Service) and SBS (Special Boat Service) selection.
Find out more about The Fan Dance Race.
13 January. The New Year starts on the 1st January, right? Wrong.
If you're in the Gwaun Valley in Pembrokeshire the New Year starts on the 13th. The people of this valley have carried on with the ancient Julian calendar (instead of the Gregorian calendar). Children welcome in the New Year by visiting their neighbours singing for gifts.
Find out more about Hen Galan.