Description: We provide group classes and one to one sessions held out our studio that are open to members of the public and booked via our website. We can be hired out, along with our sewing machines, to teach at community groups or other local organisations.
Services Offered: Group classes in beginners sewing, beginners crochet, children's clothing, dressmaking.
Pattern drafting, 6 week or weekend courses.
Fortnightly Social Crafting events
Sewing Machine Surgery
For community groups, we offer one-off 2-3 hour sewing sessions to 12-week block bookings.
Please see our website for further information.
Organisation/Service Address: 217 High Street Swansea
Is public access available at this address: By appointment/pre-booking of a class or workshop
Facilities Available: Sewing Machines Sewing equipment - pins, scissors etc Crochet hooks Refreshments available at every class, free of charge.
- Contact Name: Tasha Middleton
- Position In Organisation: Owner/Tutor
Contact E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?: Various pay and display carparks in the area
Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Access without assistance
- Status of organisation: Private (Profit)
Opening/Meeting Times: Classes are run Tuesday-Friday 7pm-9pm Saturdays 11am-4pm
All classes are subject to pre-booking via the website - we can not accept walk-ins.
To hire Sew Swansea to teach at your community/social group or for your organisation, please get in touch to discuss.
- What languages do you use within your organisation?: English
Affiliations/Qualifications: Sew Swansea's tutor has qualifications in Fashion Design & Textiles, a Level 3 Training and Education Certificate, PL & PI insurance and a basic disclosure certificate.
Qualifications are not offered/available for the students.
Membership Costs/Charges: Workshop and class prices vary depending on length and topic but start from £5.00 for a social crafting (non-teaching) event to £150 for 6+ week courses.
For prices for external organisational hire, please contact us. Prices breaks are given when 6+ and 10+ weekly classes are booked.
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Sew Swansea offer a wide range of sewing and crochet classes from beginners, basic machine use, to more complex topics such a pattern drafting, garment construction and dressmaking.
A Voluntary Association of National Trust members to promote and prosper the work of the National Trust and to make membership more enjoyable by holding talks & social events. A varied programme of talks on heritage issues. In the summer we arrange two mid-week coach outings, two Sunday outings and a short break holiday going North and South in alternative years. We hold an annual Christmas lunch in November at a local venue and also a Spring lunch. Some of our members provide volunteer help at Pennard Car park twice a week through the summer and also work as stewards at Dinefwr. Indoor Meetings held in Sketty Parish Centre.
Description of Organisation: A Voluntary Association of National Trust members to promote and prosper the work of the National Trust and to make membership more enjoyable by holding talks & social events.
- Contact Name: Mr Michael Simpson
- Position In Organisation: Secretary
Contact Address: 35 Westland Avenue,
- Contact Telephone: 01792 404345
Contact E-mail: email@example.com
If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities? Ample parking usually parking
Opening Times: 7.30 pm 4th Wednesday of month October to April
Cost of Membership/Charges: £8 for an indiviual & £4 each extra member of the family at the same address
Cost of Membership/Charges: 3 newsletters per year
At present the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is closed for refurbishment but is still operating an “Offsite” programme of exhibitions, talks, workshops and other events in various locations in Swansea.
The Friends are actively supporting the Gallery during the closure period and are also busy running its own programme of events.
If you share in this ‘passion for art’, why not join the Friends and enjoy this exciting period when the totally refurbished Glynn Vivian Art Gallery reopens.
If you would like any further information on the Friends, please visit the website
www.friendsoftheglynnvivian.com or you can contact us on Twitter @FriendsGlynnViv
Description of Organisation: The Friends are a group of like-minded people who support the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery by raising funds to purchase artworks for the collection and also by supporting art education within the community.
- Contact Name: Mr Malcolm Hill
- Position In Organisation: Honorary Treasurer
Contact Address: 1 Kestrel Close,
- Contact Telephone: 01639 794480
Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Accessible to wheelchair users with assistance
- Status of Organisation: Charity
Opening Times: At present the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is closed for refurbishment but is still operating an “Offsite” programme of exhibitions, talks, workshops and other events in various locations in Swansea.
Affiliations/Qualifications :The Friends of the Glynn Vivian are members of the British Association of Friends of Museums (BAFM).
Cost of Membership/Charges: Annual Membership costs £15 per person or £20 for two people living at the same address
Publications Produced: The Friends produce a Newsletter three times a year consisting of news, art reviews and other information concerning both the Gallery and the Friends. To celebrate their 50th Anniversary in 2008 the Friends produced a publication "A Passion for Art", a history of the Friends written by Kirstine Brander Dunthorne, which is available by mail order from the contact details below or by visiting the Friends website.
As a Friend you are able to attend regular lectures and are invited to exhibition previews at the Gallery. You are also entitled to a 10% discount on purchases made at the Gallery shop. Also all Friends receive a Newsletter three times a year.
•To be at the heart of the community.
•To create a hub of interaction for all groups within the area.
•To encourage participation in arts, well-being, lifelong learning, sports, leisure and general community life for everyone.
•An inclusive and comprehensive facility which can accommodate every level of ability.
•A vibrant and inspirational piece of architecture which celebrates community.
•A supportive environment that cares for the most vulnerable at the centre of the community and helps integrate and include at every level.
•Bringing people together by maximising existing facilities and continuously improving and meeting community need.
Description of Organisation: Swansea YMCA is a locally based charity which is passionate about helping young people and the community to build a brighter future. We provide a diverse range of sports, educational and social support services for people of all ages to get the most out of life.
Services Offered: We provide over 30 activities per week ranging from ballet, music tuition, graffiti workshops to martial arts. Our support services include training and employment programmes for young people not in education, employment or training and an economic inactivity project supporting the Black Minority Ethnic community.
Organisation / Service Address: 1 The Kingsway,
Is public access available at this address: Yes
- Room, Office and Theatre hire, available for community meetings or lectures
- Fitness & Gym Facilities, including Gym instruction. Zumba, Insanity, Spinning and Yoga classes also available!
- We have our own state of the art Recording Studio, as well as our own Victorian Theatre, Llewelyn Hall
- Youth Clubs available: Y-HUB, LGBT (Good Vibes) club
- Drop in and Support services include training and employment programmes for young people not in education, employment or training and an economic inactivity project supporting the Black Minority Ethnic community
For more information on our facilities, you can get in touch with us through either two ways - by telephone at 01792 652032 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
- Contact Name: Marketing Team
- Position In Organisation: Marketing and PR, Advertising
Contact Address: 1 The Kingsway,
- Contact Telephone Number: 01792 652032
Contact E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If Parking Is Available Please Describe Your Parking Facilities?
Swansea YMCA has its own car park, just behind our substantial Grade II listed building. Parking for Blue Badge holders also available.
Please Describe Any Disabled Access That Is Available: Access with assistance
- Status of organisation: Voluntary/Charity
Opening / Meeting Times: Monday 6:30 am – 9:00 pm
Charity Number: No. 250990
Company limited by guarantee Number: No.3426094
Membership Costs / Charges: To find out more about Membership costs, please visit our website;