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What's on in Swansea this Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year and here's our ultimate guide to Christmas in Swansea and the surrounding areas to keep everyone merry and bright through the festive period.

18 Nov

Sleeping Beauty

Swansea Grand Theatre

Their first time in the UK, a ballet company from Moldova with dancers from across Europe including Ukraine, are coming to Swansea Grand Theatre. Stunning choreography, sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets that form the fantasy world in which the Lilac Fairy struggles against the evil Carabosse. There are no scores more successful in supporting the full range of ballet than those by Tchaikovsky. Highlights include the Famous ‘Rose Adagio’ when Princess Aurora is introduced to four princes.


26 - 27 Nov

WWT Christmas Fair

Llanelli Wetland Centre

This is the first Christmas Fair at Llanelli Wetland Centre and they need your support to raise essential funds for their conservation work. There’ll be plenty of handmade local crafts, unique gifts from indie sellers and seasonal decorations to help you deck the halls. Expect warming treats, exciting raffle prizes and bags of festive cheer! It’s a two-day indoor event with breathtaking wintry views to get you in the mood for Christmas. Make sure you venture out for a refreshing walk to experience the sights and sounds of the wetland centre in winter.


8 Nov - 8 Jan

Swansea Waterfront Winterland

Museum Park, Swansea

Christmas just wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Swansea Bay and you’ll be pleased to hear this year all your festive favourites are back. The return of the covered ice rink means you can skate, whatever the weather and don’t miss the 120m Ice Walk. Kids of all ages will love the funfair attractions. The lovely Alpine Village has had a revamp and will be bigger than ever before with plenty of warming treats on offer.


13 Dec

Bublé Christmas by Candlelight

Brangwyn Hall

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas with this ultimate feel good, sing-along concert, guaranteed to bring you Christmas cheer and have you dancing in the aisles! Featuring a live big band and the UK’s number one Michael Bublé tribute act, book for an unforgettable evening of Christmas hits made famous by the one and only Michael Bublé.


14 Dec - 15 Jan

Beauty and the Beast

Swansea Grand Theatre

Make memories with your family this Christmas with this enchanting family panto which has all the ingredients for a magical trip to the theatre, with hilarious slapstick humour, plenty of audience interaction and marvellous musical numbers that you will be singing for days afterwards, all in one magical show. Beauty and the Beast will be sure to make you laugh, cry and fall in love with a host of hilarious and hairy characters - so book your tickets now before the last rose petal falls!


26 Nov

Christmas With Aled And Russell

Brangwyn Hall

Two of the world’s greatest classical voices, Aled Jones and Russell Watson, reunite for Christmas 2022 with a brand-new album. Performing together again following a three-year hiatus, the powerhouse duo embark on a colossal UK tour coming to Brangwyn Hall November 26th.


15 Dec

Santa Saves Christmas

Gwyn Hall, Neath

Jack's beanstalk won't grow, Cinderella's glass slipper is broken and there's no magic in the Fairy Godmother's wand. It looks as though Christmas might have to be cancelled! Join Jack, Dasher the Reindeer and Pompom the Penguin for this festive, musical, interactive adventure, as they meet Father Christmas and help Santa Save Christmas! A family show suitable for 2-7 year olds, where every child gets a specially wrapped present from Santa himself.


17 Dec

The Snowman

Ffwrnes Llanelli

The classic animated film of The Snowman, accompanied by The Welsh Film orchestra arrives at The Ffwrnes Theatre. Narrated by Welsh international baritone and personality Mark Llewellyn Evans, this event is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit. With a running time of approximately 70 minutes, this family event will feature a packed programme of Christmas music, Christmas sing-a-longs, a visit from Santa and not forgetting the classic, ‘Walking in the Air’, sung by our amazing young chorister.


14 - 17 Dec


The Dylan Thomas Theatre

One of the most popular pantos of all time, oh yes it is! With everything you could wish for from a fun family show. Aladdin fights the evil Abanazar, woos the princess and tries to please his demanding mother, the effervescent Widow Twanky.


23 Dec

G4 Christmas

Brangwyn Hall

Expect to hear timeless classics such as When A Child is Born, Silent Night and All I Want For Christmas, as well as delightful medleys to evoke the Christmas spirit, all delivered in an idyllic setting.


6 - 15 Jan


Gwyn Hall, Neath

The most magical pantomime of all time comes to Gwyn Hall in the New Year. The classic rags to riches tale, Cinderella is a breath-taking family extravaganza with glittering sets, gorgeous costumes and the latest hits that everyone knows and loves. Lose yourself in this classic fairytale with all the much-loved characters, packed full of slapstick comedy in a traditional setting and there’ll be plenty of audience participation. Cinderella is the ultimate theatrical treat with something for everyone to enjoy and a family ticket would make a great gift for someone special.


3 Dec

A Big Waterfront Christmas

National Waterfront Museum

Free entry: Bring the little ones to the National Waterfront Museum on Saturday 3rd December, so they can enjoy an afternoon of festive fun. With real Reindeer, children's crafting, music and a special storytime with Santa!



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