• Swansea's UK City of Culture 2021 bid
    #Swansea2021 Swansea's UK City of Culture 2021 bid
  • To our diverse, culturally rich city by the sea
    WELCOME To our diverse, culturally rich city by the sea
  • We NEED it... we WANT it... and we CAN deliver it
    #SWANSEA2021 We NEED it... we WANT it... and we CAN deliver it

Croeso i Abertawe Welcome to Swansea

Welcome to Swansea, our friendly, happy, City of Sanctuary; a diverse, culturally rich city by the sea with a unique combination of urban and rural settings at the centre of the south coast of Wales.  Our bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 stems from an enduring commitment to place culture at the heart of our regeneration and growth.

UK City of Culture 2021

UK City of Culture 2021

Introducing the City of Culture and why we feel this is Swansea’s time to shine.

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Our City

Our City

Discover Swansea, our culture, our pride and why “ambition is”…still “critical”

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Our People

Our People

Find out about the people that make this Ugly, Lovely town tick and the people behind the city’s current cultural revolution.

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WE NEED YOU!

To give Swansea the best chance of winning UK City of Culture 2021 we need everyone in this wonderful City to get behind our bid. Whether your are a business or individual there are lots of ways you can do this…

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Our People

Discover the people that make our Ugly Lovely town tick, from musicians and creative artists to sporting heroes

Chris Griffiths

Chris Griffiths, European Surf Champion and Surfboard maker. "Swansea and…

Ify Iwobi

Ify Iwobi, Welsh Musician of the Year 2016 "I am…

Steven Stokes

Steven Stokes, Director, TEDxSwansea #Swansea2021 "Saturday's theme at TEDxSwansea was Evolve.…

Huw Williams

Huw Williams, Commercial Manager Creative Industries at Coastal Housing #Swansea2021 "I…

Lucy Beddall

Lucy Beddall, Project Officer UWTSD and Events Manager Urban Foundry. #Swansea2021…

Russell T Davies

Russell T Davies, Screenwriter and television producer whose work includes…

Alan Curtis

Alan Curtis, former Wales international footballer and Loan Player Manager…

Paul Davies

Paul Davies, Artistic Director, Volcano “I’m Welsh. I worked in…

Team Swansea 2021

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