10 things to do in South West Wales this weekend, August 15-18
1. The latest glittering installment of the Bluestocking Lounge’s Burlesque, the Around The World Romp, will be performed at Swansea Grand Theatre's Arts Wing on Saturday. Tickets: £12. 8pm start.
2. Get your skates on for Summer Roller, held in Swansea city centre. Until August 27, there will be a huge roller rink complete with entertainment, 70s and 80s music and Rocky's Beach at the place that normally plays host to Waterfront Winterland.
Open every day from 10am to 9pm while the event is on.
3. The Gower cycling festival runs now until Sunday, with the big one, Gower Beast MTB Ride, setting off at 7pm on Saturday.
4. There will be books, DVDs and CDs for sale, as well as flowers and plants, jewellery, toys, clothes, arts and craft items at the Ostreme Centre's summer fair in aid of Swansea’s Buddhist Centre on Saturday. Free entry, 11am to 3pm.
5. Burry Port's RNLI Lifeboat Station is preparing to throw open its doors for a very special occasion on Saturday. The station's annual open day will give the public the chance to meet the crew and ask them questions, while youngsters will also get to meet Captain Jack Sparrow — played by look alike Geordie Depp. 2pm-5pm
6. Unashamed nostalgia works up a good head of steam when The Railway Children pulls in to Swansea’s Swansea's National Waterfront Museum on Sunday.
The delightful film adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel follows the fortunes of a group of Edwardian children whose father is wrongly jailed for treason. Exiled with their mother to a life of genteel poverty on the Yorkshire Moors, they are drawn to the railway at the bottom of the garden, and to the adventures to be found there. 2.30pm. Free screening.
7. More than 50 of the Attic Gallery's favourite artists are showing paintings, graphics, sculpture, stained glass and pottery with local scenes until Saturday, September 14.
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