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image for Children's Activity Event item typeWWI Portraits at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Croeso Cynnes Cymreig
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, Tue 28 - Wed 29 May 2019

Children's Activity Event

Children's Activity Event

Details

100 years ago WWI artist, William Orpen, painted a portrait of Merthyr man Louis James Lipsett. Come along and find out all about Lipsett’s unique WWI story and paint one of three WWI portraits in Orpen’s unique style to take away with you.

Drop-in workshop so no need to book, waiting times can vary. Runs from 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm. Standard entrance fees apply for over 16’s.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsSpanish signs/guidesTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 28 - Wed 29 May 2019 11:00 to 13:00 14:00 to 16:00

Prices

Standard entrance fees apply for adults.

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 8 Jan - Sun 24 Mar Trouvaille -Paintings/Prints Neil & Yvonne Carroll
Mon 8 Apr - Sun 23 Jun Open Art Exhibition 2019
Tue 16 - Wed 17 Apr Victorian Easter Postcards
Tue 23 - Wed 24 Apr Decorate a Plant Pot!
Tue 28 - Wed 29 May WWI Portraits

Address

Cyfarthfa Park,
Brecon Road,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF47 8RE

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SO 041073  Lat: 51.75672 Long: -3.39015

By car: A470 from Cardiff/M4 junction 32, or A470 south from Brecon, or 'Heads of the Valleys' Road from the east.
By bus: Regular buses from Town Centre (National Coaches to Merthyr Tydfil).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Merthyr Tydfil station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
  • wheelchair access tarmac except for 1 metre width

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 12
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu