There’s plenty going on for stag lads in Swansea. It’s always worth checking local listings for festivals and theatre dates if you want a little something extra on your Swansea stag do but as ever here at StagWeb we’ve gone the extra mile to save you time.
The Grand Theatre – As well as large theatre tours, musicals and music acts the Grand plays host to some of the biggest names in comedy. Coming acts include;
The Grand also hosts a monthly comedy club if you’re visiting during the week.
See more information on the Swansea Grand Theatre
Brangwyn Hall –Swansea’s largest entertainment venue pulls in the bigger music acts. At the moment the Guildhall’s diary is slightly sparse but big names do rock into town so the listings are worth checking out if you’re serious music fans.
See more information on the Brangwyn Hall
SinCity – As well as being one of the city’s largest clubs SinCity is also the hottest music venue with upcoming acts, great indie bands and some big names.
See more information on SinCity
June – The Internataional Jazz Festival roles into town bringing big names and local talent together. More information.
June – Swansea Fringe Festival. Up and coming comedy talent rubs shoulders and shares microphones with some big headline names at the Swansea Fringe Festival. Street performers, comedy clubs and shows in pubs and theatres as well as a great musical line up spanning a number of genres.
July – Skate, Street and Sports Festival – Bringing the best urban sports, art and entertainment to the streets of Swansea. You might not see a Banksy or Tony Hawk but if you’re heading to Swansea in mid-July you might just luck into a great live festival to chill out in the sun and watch some top class pros riffing in top street competitions.
Thurs 21 – Sat 23 August 2014 will see something to savor for beer fans at the Swansea Camra Annual Beer and Cider Festival, Brangwyn Hall.
Mid-July is also the perfect time for active stags with the half marathon for those that aren’t planning on nursing hangovers through the whole weekend. This year’s event will be taking place on the 20th of July.
Swansea City FC – Currently Wales’ only Premiership team The Swans have turned a few heads with a classy style of football and a brought a few relative unknowns to prominence as well as re-launching a few flagging careers.
You can check out the full home fixture list here - Swansea FC
The fastest way into South Wales is via the Severn Bridge on the M4 but make sure you have some coins handy (currently £6.40) but you only need to pay on the west bound journey into Wales (its free to leave Wales, go figure!). The M4 will lead directly to Swansea.
If you’re travelling on a bank holiday give extra time to get through the toll bridge which can suffer large tailbacks at peak holiday times.
Direct train runs from London’s Paddington Station which many national rail routes link to. You can get full timetables and price from National Rail Enquiries.