Welcome to Cyfarthfa Park!
Below you will find information about events held around the park and the opening times and entrance fees for attactions within the parkland.
FULLY BOOKED - Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War & FREE ENTRY weekend. 21&22/9/19 - Sep 21, 2019
FULLY BOOKED - September 21 – Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War & FREE ENTRY weekend
As one war ended 100 years ago another one was just beginning 80 years ago. WWI & II affected many people from Merthyr Tydfil and this Open Doors event will bring out of storage objects related to both of those wars. Costume, letters, medals, and much more will be shown and the local story by them all will be told. Booking essential. Free event. Starts at 2:00pm.
Capturing the Crawshays: Family photographs from 1855-1879. 8/10/19-1/3/20 - Oct 8, 2019
Capturing the Crawshays: Family photographs from 1855-1879
This exhibition will display photographs of the Crawshay family, many of which have never been publically displayed. The photographs date from 1855-1879 and are a mix of unique family portraits and landscapes.
Art Course enrolment. 10/10/19 - Oct 10, 2019
26 week art course for adults (includes Agored Cymru accreditation in Acrylic Painting)
Growing up in Aberfan. 15/10/19 - Oct 15, 2019
"Growing up in Aberfan" a talk by Huw Lewis
Ghost tour of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery. 23-24/10/19 - Oct 23, 2019
October 23 & 24 – Ghost Tours of Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
This is a guided tour around Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery by torchlight. Ghost stories will be told about all the mysterious things to happen at the Castle over the decades and you will have a chance to do your own paranormal investigations.
PLEASE NOTE: The tours will only take place within the Museum section of the building. Tour starts at 7:00pm – 8:30pm & 9:00pm – 10:30pm on both dates. Cost £10.00 per person (non-refundable). Booking essential. (Adult Event – over 16’s)
Circus Funtasia Merthyr Tydfil. 23-27/10/19 - Oct 23, 2019
Circus Funtasia is bringing their action-packed show to Merthyr Tydfil from 23rd-27th October, for the first time ever! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn't just for kids.
Halloween Projectors and Scavenger Hunt! 31/10/19 - Oct 30, 2019
October 30 & 31 – Halloween Projectors and Scavenger Hunt!
Come along and create your own spooky Halloween projector! When it goes dark you can shine a light through your projector and scare passers-by. Take part in our scavenger hunt through the museum too! Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm. For a hunt answer sheet please go to reception on arrival (Child friendly event)
The Big Sparkle 1/11/19 - Nov 1, 2019
Y Sparkle Mawr 1/11/19
An introduction to Watercolour Painting & Portraiture with Callie-Anne Healey 16/11/19 - Nov 16, 2019
An introduction to Watercolour Painting & Portraiture with Callie-Anne Healey
Callie-Anne excels at using watercolours to create portraits, so much so, she featured on Sky Arts ‘Portrait Artist of the Year.’ If you want tips about how best to use watercolours, or want to start creating portraits rather than landscapes, then this is the perfect introduction course for you. No materials or experience needed. Cost £15.00. Booking Essential. Starts at 1:00pm.
To book, contact us:
Phone: 01685 727371 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Merthyr, a poetic journey. 19/11/19 - Nov 19, 2019
"Merthyr, a poetic journey" by Mike Jenkins
Victorian Christmas Wreath Making 30/11/19-1/12/19 - Nov 30, 2019
November 30 & December 1 – Victorian Christmas Wreath Making
Make a classic Victorian Christmas Wreath with fresh evergreens. Booking essential. Workshop costs £15.00 per person (non-refundable). All materials provided. Starts at 1:30pm. (Adult art workshop)
Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group: Annual Christmas Social Event. 3/12/19 - Dec 3, 2019
Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group: Annual Christmas Social Event.
Merthyr Tydfil Museum & Heritage Group
Registered Charity No. 1075558
Meetings held at Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8RE.
There is a small fee for non-members.
Annual membership fees:
Individual membership (all categories) £10
Family membership (2 or more at same address) £15
Members have free entry to lectures.
Santa at the Castle! 7, 8, 14, 15/12/19 - Dec 7, 2019
December 7, 8, 14 & 15 - Santa at the Castle!
Santa is coming to his favourite Castle! Come along and meet him and take part in a fun festive craft activity.
Booking essential. Cost £4.50 per child (adults free and price includes craft and gift). Sessions will take place between 12:00pm and 3:30pm, please contact the museum to check availability and book on to a session. Spaces are limited.