Becoming Richard Burton exhibition, Cardiff and online
21 November 2020 - 31 October 2021. National Museum Cardiff hosts the Becoming Richard Burton exhibition - featuring his diaries, papers and personal objects to 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.
Easter eggs hunts
The National Museum Wales is putting on a virtual eggs-travaganza this Easter break – join The Big Museum Easter Trail: AT HOME! and enjoy a host of family fun from the comfort of your sofa. Included in your £2 (plus fees) ticket price is egg decorating, clue-solving, baking, and more, which you can access at your leisure between 27 March and 11 April.
If you live in Wales, there may also be opportunities to go on an Easter egg hunt at a National Trust site – please keep up-to-date with the latest restrictions and check the National Trust website for more information.
Restrictions permitting, you may also be able to join the Bala Lake Railway Easter Egg Hunt (2 to 5 April) – enjoy a train ride while looking out for the Easter eggs the White Rabbit has hidden around the railway!
Let Swansea Bay inspire your creative side this Easter with a host of online activities to get all of the family reading, writing and crafting. The Dylan Thomas Centre is hosting a range of activities connected to his poem Here in this spring including decorating writing paper and making visual poetry from objects around the home. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter to find out more.
Two of Swansea’s libraries will be entertaining you via social media - for younger members of the family there’s rhyme time, story time and bunnies crafts, and there will also be lots of book-related activities designed to get you outdoors and into nature.
The Cardiff CheckPoint Challenge
Beast of the Beacons 20 & 40 Mountain Event
Virtual Sanlam Coast Half Marathon
Street Food Cinema
Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival
24 - 25 April - 2021. The award-winning festival returns, and this year it’s free and virtual, with sessions for both Welsh and English speakers.
Find out more about the Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival