Ten things to do in South and West Wales this weekend, March 22-24
1. Billy Smart’s Circus is in full swing down at Swansea’s Recreation Ground.
The entertainment is coming thick and fast with acrobatics, slapstick and feats of physical dexterity under one of the most famous big tops in the world.
Daytime and evening shows run until Sunday.
There are two performances during the week, at 4.45pm and 7.30pm, three on Saturday, at 2pm, 4.45pm and 7.30pm, and two on Sunday when the performance times are 12.30pm and 3.30pm.
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2. Cabaret, comedy and a good dose of Goth heads to Neath’s Gwyn Hall on Saturday with Bourgeois & Maurice. The Edinburgh Fringe show from the cult musical duo casts its jaded eye over phone-hacking, ecological disasters and the allure of a tax return, from 8pm.
3. There will be an evening of entertainment at Pontardawe Arts Centre on Sunday to raise money for a fund set up in the name of a Swansea Valley boy who was killed in a tragic accident.
There will be a cabaret-style event for Harry's Fund, named after 5-year-old Harry Patterson, who died after being hit by a car in Alltwen, to support the fund which helps families in similar tragic circumstances.
Kev Johns will host the evening, which features a range of entertainment, including an appearance by Stella actor Craig Gallivan. Tickets £10. 7pm start.
4. The Made It Market craft and produce fair runs from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, at Neath’s St David’s Church.
5. Great Italian music, from Vivaldo to Mascagni gets going thanks to the Tabernacle Morriston Choir. They will sing on Saturday, at Morriston’s Tabernacle Chapel, with some Easter-themed undercurrents. Soprano Angharad Morgan and mezzo Caryl Hughes will feature, from 7pm.
6. Starting March 21 there will be a Hidden House Guided Tour at Dinefwr Park and Castle in Llandeilo. Uncover the hidden parts of Newton House including the servants’ courtyards and the breathtaking views from the roof. For more information contact Doreen Pastor, 01558 825929, firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Welsh band Fernhill are preparing to take to the stage at the National Botanic Garden Of Wales for the first time this weekend.
The folk foursome will be performing at the Mediterranean Glasshouse on Sunday afternoon.
Fernhill, led by singer Julie Murphy, will be playing a selection of their songs from 2pm.