Swansea was once called ‘Sweins ey’, which roughly translated to ‘Swein’s Island’. Accordeing to legend Swein was a Viking invader who built a fort in Swansea in 100AD and used it as a base to raid the rest of Wales.
APR / German Bierfest Swansea - Over a long weekend, you'll find Swansea transformed into a German village selling everything from Bratwurst to steins of handmade German beers.
MAY / Swansea Street Food Festival - It's street vendors galore in this celebration of both Welsh and international food. Plus, everything's local, so you really will be experiencing a slice of Swansea!
OCT / Halloween Spook Nights - Step into a spooky cobwebbed jungle for a night of Halloween fun. Fancy dress and a hair raising walk through Swansea's Plantasia will give anyone goosebumps!