Things to do this week in Port Talbot

30 October 2015

Comedy Club

This week sees the release of the latest James Bond film in cinemas, eerie Halloween bashes and The Princess Royal Theatre’s Comedy Club Network this Friday. Whatever your passion, there’s something  here to whet the appetite!

Family History Session

As usual, the week begins at Taibach Library for another family history session. Taking you through the process is a friendly tutor, who can support you in finding census information, birth, death, and marriage records, documents ,photographs, and the formation of your family tree.

Details: 10am, Friday 30 October, Taibach Library

 Coffee Mornings

 Wake up with a caffeine fix at Taibach or Cwmavon Library from 10am and socialise with people in a relaxed area. Cwmavon’s event is in aid of Cancer research.

 Details: 10am, Friday 30 October, Cwmavon Library & Taibach Library

 The Comedy Club Network

Side-splitting laughter is guaranteed in the humorous Comedy Club Network at the Princess Royal Theatre. Four comedians will take to the stage on Friday including Gareth Richards, a comedian known as a scream on the comedy circuit and a great joke-teller. Next up is the original jokes put forward by Julian Deane that has seen him gain plaudits aplenty. Geordie Giant Luke Benson follows Deane and his comedy has taken him to performances on Channel 4, 5, BBC Radio 1, 5live, 6 music and Capital Radio. Finishing the line-up is likeable Mancunian comic Hayley Ellis, showcasing a warmth and girl-next-door charm that is sure to win you over.

Details: 8pm, Friday 30 October,The Princess Royal Theatre

 This week’s music begins on the seafront.


Glas will be playing on Saturday at Mavericks.

 Details: 8pm, Saturday 31 October, Mavericks

The Grand Hotel

 Friday’s rousing tunes comes from Lost Frequency at 9.30 pm and The Cerys Price Band will be live at the same time on Saturday.

 Details: 9.30pm, Friday 30 October & Saturday 31 October, The Grand Hotel

 Tata Steel Richard Burton 10k/2k

If you fancy an excursion through the picturesque ‘Little Switzerland’ Cwmavon countryside, participate in Tata Steel’s road race! Participants will receive a medal and a t-shirt. Enter at

Details: 10.15 am, Sunday 1 November, Cwmavon RFC

 Victorian Christmas

 Go back to 19th century Britain at the South Wales Miners’ Museum, where a guided tour will be offered. Other activities to take place are punch making and Christmas card decoration. A jolly Father Christmas will complete an enjoyable experience with a present.

To book, please contact the museum using the details below.

Telephone: 01639 851833


Details: 10.30 am, Sunday 1 November, South Wales Miners’ Museum


Unwind with a yoga session at the Port Talbot YMCA. The class is open to all levels and abilities and is taught by a fully qualified British Wheel of Yoga Teacher.

Details: 6pm, Tuesday 3 November, Port Talbot YMCA

 Book Start Song and Rhyme

Bring your child along to a fun song and rhyme session for toddlers.

Details: 2pm, Wednesday 4 November, Port Talbot Library

Activate Your Life

Helping you to live a better life is this events remit. It will allow you to accept the here and now and teach you acceptance and commitment therapy. Moreover it promotes less suffering for a richer life. This is the last of the four sessions so don’t miss out.

Details: 9am, Tthursday 5 November, Port Talbot Hospital

Visit us again next Friday for more of what’s going on in Port Talbot.













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