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Join us at MAMMA MIA! and enjoy the ultimate feel-good factor at the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical in Cardiff from 9th February 2021 for 3 weeks only! Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA. Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget. This irresistibly funny show has been thrilling audiences all around the world and now there’s never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical in Cardiff. Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA! Find out more and book tickets >
The disillusioned and ageing Faust trades his soul to the devil Méphistophélès in exchange for youth and the love of the beautiful Marguerite. Rejuvenated, Faust succeeds in seducing Marguerite, aided by the tricks and cunning of Méphistophélès. But when Marguerite’s brother returns from war to find her pregnant, a sword fight has fatal consequences and Marguerite is cursed. Faust has a debt to pay to the devil. This lavish new production brings Goethe’s timeless morality tale to life in spectacular fashion. wno.org.uk/faust #WNOfaust Sung in French with surtitles in English and Welsh For multi-buy packages, please select your shows and the discount will be applied in the basket. Discounts will be applied to the lowest common number of seats. If the number of attendees varies per production, please contact us on 029 2063 6464. Age guidance: 8+ Start time: Fri 26 Feb & Fri 19 Mar 7pm Sat 6 Mar 3pm Running time: approximately 3 hours 30 minutes (including one interval) Sung in French, with subtitles in English and Welsh. Find out more and book tickets >
For the first time the North Wales Choir Festival opening concert will be a massed choir event. Involving performances from a variety of Welsh Choirs with a repertoire of traditional Welsh songs as well as English favourites.
The Festival Celebration Concert offers a wonderful variety of choirs from all choir classes. Up to twelve choirs who will have taken part in the competitions earlier in the day will enjoy entertaining you without the scrutiny of the judges.
PAUL WELLER comes to Venue Cymru as part of his first UK tour since 2017. Paul was last on the road when he played several shows as part of the regular “Forest Live” outdoor gigs in summer but is always most at home performing at great concert venues. This run of dates is just the beginning of more live activity later in 2020 with further shows looking to be added.Paul has recently been in the studio writing and playing new songs. The fruits of these labours will surface in the new year. Performances info This is a standing concert in the arena Doors open at 7pm Tickets for the accessible platform are available via the box office – 01492 872000 Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult
Hold on tight as Live and Swinging takes you on an exciting journey that is stunning, dynamic, and thrilling. Directed by Chris Dean, this mesmerizing performance is packed with all your Big Band Favourites. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Neal Hefti, Billy May, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. This is definitely a musical extravaganza you won’t want to miss. Find out more and book tickets >
The sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats returns to Wales Millennium Centre for one week only! It’s a Nutcracker! for all seasons, adored by critics and audiences alike. With family-sized helpings of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from a darkly comic Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross’ Orphanage, through a shimmering, ice-skating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of Sweetieland, influenced by the lavish Hollywood musicals of the 1930’s. Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Anthony Ward’s delectable sets and costumes combine with Bourne’s dazzling choreography to create a fresh and charmingly irreverent interpretation of the classic. Expect a sprinkling of delicious new surprises in this reinvented production for 2021. Hailed by The Observer as ‘the undisputed king of dance theatre’, master storyteller Matthew Bourne and his New Adventures company have produced some of the most successful dance productions of the last two decades including The Red Shoes, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Edward Scissorhands and most recently his acclaimed reimagining of Romeo and Juliet. Age guidance: 5+ (no under 2s) Start time: Tue – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Find out more and book tickets >
In memory of the wonderful Helen Griffin. 14+. 25 Mar 2021 8.00pm. Swansea Grand Theatre Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ Tickets: £23.00 With Andy Robinson and Noel James Jo and Helen were very close and had known each other for many years and Jo would like to remember the huge talent and brilliant friend that Helen was and her impact on the world of writing and performing. Proceeds from this event will go towards supporting a young actor in training.
Get ready to stick it to the man, Cardiff, because Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End and Broadway hit musical School of Rock is coming to rock out at Wales Millennium Centre! School of Rock is the global hit musical based on the iconic movie starring Jack Black. Wannabe rock star Dewey Finn is cast out by his dive-bar bandmates and finds himself in desperate need of cash. Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite prep school, he exposes his students to the rock gods he idolises, transforming them into a mind-blowing rock band. While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock out, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful, but uptight headmistress, Miss Mullins, helping her rediscover the wild child within. But, will they all find redemption at the battle of the bands? Featuring 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie, and a band of insanely talented kids that play live every show, School of Rock will warm your heart and blow you away in equal measure. Age guidance: 5+ (no under 2s) Please note that School of Rock contains occasional strong language and may not be suitable for very […]
Heading to the Arena next Spring! Saturday 3 April 2021 (Matinee and evening performances) One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time. Based on HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, it remains a firm favourite to millions around the world, exciting audiences of all ages.
A smash-hit at Chichester Festival Theatre and in the West End, Jonathan Church’s critically acclaimed production of Singin’ in the Rain is back to make a splash in 2021. Journey back to the glamour of Hollywood during the roaring 20’s. Silent movie star Don Lockwood has it all, a string of hit films and a studio-engineered romance with the most beautiful actress in town. What Don doesn’t know is that the silver screen is about to find its voice, and a chance meeting with a talented young chorus girl set to steal his heart promises to change both Don, and Hollywood, forever. Andrew Wright’s high-energy choreography and Simon Higlett’s sumptuous set design (including over 14,000 litres of water on stage every night) combine with the charm, romance and wit of one of the world’s best- loved films. Singin’ in the Rain features the glorious MGM score including Good Morning, Make ‘em Laugh, Moses Supposes and the legendary Singin’ in the Rain. Don’t save it for a rainy day, book your tickets now! Age guidance: 5+ (no under 2s) Start time: Mon – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Running time: approximately 2 hours 40 minutes (including one interval) Find out […]
Now seen in 50 countries worldwide. 27 Apr 2021 7.30pm. Swansea Grand Theatre Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ Tickets: £25.00 A critically acclaimed concert style theatre show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Using state of the art video projection, incredible lighting and a full live band ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is a moving and powerful concert featuring all the hits such as ‘Mrs Robinson’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’, ‘Scarborough Fair’, ‘The Boxer’, ‘The Sound Of Silence’ and many more, this is a show not to be missed! “Fantastic” – Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2 “Authentic and Exciting” – The Stage Web address: www.thesimonandgarfunkelstory.com
In the hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical®, we fast forwards five years to catch up with the same four characters for tales of their lives, loves and losses as they set off on the high seas. Hot flushes, mood swings, memory lapses, weight gain – these are a few of our favourite menopausal things! For these four ladies the menopause was not the beginning of the end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship where love conquers, and friendships never fail. The show is sponsored by iMEDicare as www.mypelvichealth.co.uk. Age advisory 16+ Find out more and book tickets >
Featured Venues & Organisers
The Sherman Theatre is a venue in the Cathays district of Cardiff. It was built as a twin-auditorium venue in 1973 with financial support from Cardiff University. Sherman Cymru was the name of the Sherman Theatre up until 2016 when the name changed back to Sherman Theatre.
Senghennydd Rd, Cardiff CF24 4YE
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is a conservatoire located in Cardiff, Wales. It includes three theatres: the Richard Burton Theatre, the Bute Theatre, and the Caird Studio. It also includes one concert hall, the Dora Stoutzker Hall.
North Rd, Cardiff CF10 3ER
Dan yr Ogof, located at the National Showcaves Centre for Wales, is a 17-kilometre long cave system in south Wales, about 5 miles north of Ystradgynlais and 15 miles southwest of Brecon, in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Abercraf, Swansea SA9 1GJ
The Cardiff City Stadium is a stadium in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, Wales. It is the home of Cardiff City Football Club and the Wales national football team. Following expansion of the Ninian Stand in July 2014, the stadium officially holds 33,280 supporters.
Cardiff City Stadium
The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, is the national legal deposit library of Wales and is one of the Welsh Government sponsored bodies. It is the biggest library in Wales, holding over 6.5 million books and periodicals, and the largest collections of archives, portraits, maps and photographic images in Wales.
Penglais Rd, Aberystwyth SY23 3BU
The International Convention Centre Wales is a 5,000-capacity venue in the city of Newport, South Wales. The venue has a main auditorium with fixed seating for 1,500 delegates, six rooms of exhibition space, and 43,000 square feet of pillar-free space.
M4, Caerleon, Newport NP18, UK
Established in 2000, Quantum Advisory is the trading name of Quantum Actuarial LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership with a strong commitment to quality and value for money. We have offices in Amersham, Birmingham, Cardiff and London. All of the Partners once led actuarial and employee benefit consulting teams at major consultancies. Further senior appointments from other major competitors have continued to enhance our capability and expertise across all our offices. Our pedigree is first class and there is little pensions work that, collectively, we have not done. By continuing to invest in talented people, good systems and by encouraging pro-active solution-based thinking, we aim to offer a premium service. Every member of our team is dedicated to surpassing your expectations. This has been the key to client retention and our track record of growth. We offer tailored, practical services that work for your business, whatever your needs. Our experience and expertise means you can have confidence in your employee benefits package – knowing that with us, you are in safe hands.
Cypress House, Pascal Cl, St. Mellons CF3 0LW
Margam Country Park is a country park estate in Wales, of around 850 acres. It is situated in Margam, about 2 miles from Port Talbot in south Wales. It was once owned by the Mansel Talbot family and is now owned and administered by the local council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.
Neath Port Talbot SA13 2TJ
The Cardiff Wales Stadium, which is part of Sophia Gardens Cardiff, is a cricket stadium in Cardiff, Wales. It is located in Sophia Gardens on the River Taff. It is home to Glamorgan County Cricket Club and is listed as an international Test cricket venue.
Sophia Walk, Cardiff CF11 9XR
The Ffos Las racecourse is a Welsh horse racing, equestrian sports and conferencing venue situated in Ffos Las, Wales. The Ffos Las racecourse was built at the site of an open cast coal mine after mining operations ceased.
Culla Rd, Trimsaran, Kidwelly SA17 4DE
Caerphilly Castle is a medieval fortification in Caerphilly in South Wales. The castle was constructed by Gilbert de Clare in the 13th century as part of his campaign to conquer Glamorgan, and saw extensive fighting between Gilbert, his descendants, and the native Welsh rulers.
Castle St, Caerphilly CF83 1JD
Aberystwyth Arts Centre is an arts centre in Wales, located on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais campus. One of the largest in Wales, it comprises a theatre, concert hall, studio and cinema, as well as four gallery spaces and cafés, bars, and shops.
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth SY23 3DE
Tŷ Hafan is a Welsh registered charity that provides holistic palliative care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families from throughout Wales. A wide range of care and support is offered at the hospice, based in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales, in the community, at hospital or in schools.
Hayes Rd, Sully, Penarth CF64 5XX
Techniquest is a science and discovery centre located in Cardiff Bay. A sister charity Techniquest Glyndwr is located at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham. It previously also had locations in Llanberis in Gwynedd, and the Adventure Centre in Narberth, Pembrokeshire. Techniquest was first established in Cardiff in 1986.
Stuart St, Cardiff CF10 5BW
Cardiff International Arena is an indoor exhibition centre and events arena located in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and was opened on 10 September 1993 by singer Shirley Bassey. Its current name is due to a five-year sponsorship agreement. It is Cardiff’s largest purpose-built exhibition facility.
Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EQ
The Liberty Stadium is a sports stadium and conferencing venue located in the Landore area of Swansea, Wales. The stadium is all-seated. On opening, it had a capacity of 21,088, making it the largest purpose-built venue in Swansea.
Plasmarl, Swansea SA1 2FA
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904. Today our work includes providing support for business, social welfare and education in rural communities, and the organisation and staging of our ever-popular society events; the Smallholding and Countryside Festival, the Royal Welsh Show and the Winter Fair.
Royal Welsh Showground Llanelwedd Builth Wells Powys LD2 3SY
The voco St David’s Cardiff Hotel is a five-star hotel situated in Cardiff, Wales, just off the A4232 road, and close to Cardiff Bay railway station. Opened originally in 1999 by Rocco Forte Hotels, since 2018 it has been operating under the Voco name.
Havannah St, Cardiff CF10 5SD
Our City Hospice team cares for patients across the city, managing their symptoms and offering essential support. This means each person in our care can live their lives to the fullest for as long as possible. Every month, new patients are referred to City Hospice for care. Referrals are made from the palliative care team at Velindre Cancer Centre, the University Hospital of Wales, or from a patient’s own GP. We help patients with diagnoses such as Cancer, Dementia, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or other life-limiting illnesses. As we deliver community palliative care for the whole of Cardiff, all of our patients live within the capital, and range in age from 18 upwards. What makes us different City Hospice is not a bedded unit. Instead, we offer care and support to our patients in their own homes and some come to our centre in Whitchurch, Cardiff. We spend time understanding the preferences of those we care for and where they wish to stay. Our team work with patients and their families to support whatever their choice might be. Given the option, many of our patients choose to remain at home and we work tirelessly to […]
Ty Hosbis, Whitchurch Hospital Grounds, Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 7BF
Bluestone National Park Resort is a holiday park in Pembrokeshire, southwest Wales. The resort falls partly within the boundaries of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The park is owned by several private backers and Pembrokeshire County Council and employs over 700 people.
Canaston Wood, The Grange, Narberth SA67 8DE
The Beaufort Theatre is the principal theatre in Blaenau Gwent, located in Ebbw Vale. Until 2 April 2017 It was part of the Blaenau Gwent Venues which also includes The Market Hall Cinema, Metropole Theatre and formerly Abertillery Community Theatre.
Beaufort Hill, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale NP23 5QQ
The Noah’s Ark Charity raises money exclusively for the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales in Cardiff. The Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales is a children’s hospital in Cardiff, Wales. It is situated on the site of the University Hospital of Wales in the Heath area of the city and is managed by the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.
Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW
Parc y Scarlets is a rugby union stadium in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, that opened in November 2008 as the new home of the Scarlets and Llanelli RFC. The ground replaced Stradey Park, the home of Llanelli’s rugby teams for almost 130 years.
Pemberton Park, Llanelli SA14 9UZ
The South and Mid Wales Chamber of Commerce is a member organisation that connects key people and businesses to each other – locally, nationally, internationally. Throughout the year, they host exceptional and informative events that inspire, stimulate and educate. They also provide a range of resources and provide practical advice needed to run your business.
Enterprise Way, Newport NP20 2AQ
St David’s Hall is a performing arts and conference venue in the heart of Cardiff, Wales. St David’s Hall is the National Concert Hall and Conference Centre of Wales. It hosts the annual Welsh Proms, the International Orchestral Series and the biennial BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.
9-11 The Hayes, St Davids Centre, Cardiff CF10 1AH
The Centre for Alternative Technology is an eco-centre in Powys, mid-Wales, dedicated to demonstrating and teaching sustainable development. CAT, despite its name, no longer concentrates its efforts exclusively on alternative technology, but provides information on all aspects of sustainable living.
Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth SY20 9AZ
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is at Llanarthney in the River Tywi valley, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The garden is both a visitor attraction and a centre for botanical research and conservation, and features the world’s largest single-span glasshouse measuring 110 m long by 60 m wide.
Middleton Hall, Llanarthne SA32 8HN
The Cowbridge Business Club was launched in January 2015, with the sole purpose of supporting Cowbridge & local businesses. Running a business is often a challenging and lonely prospect. However, working with and supporting other businesses can help overcome these challenges. The Cowbridge Business Club provides a platform for businesses to collaborate, generate business and offers a unified voice to champion their concerns. The Cowbridge Business Club guarantees to place the interests of its members first and will constantly seek new ways and ideas to support and help develop its members businesses! The club firmly believes that business networking can and should be different. The answer to this question is quite simple: Often early morning meetings don’t work for people who have other commitments. Weekly meetings can also prove burdensome, again as people are simply unable to commit to an event of this frequency. Networking groups shouldn’t just be about networking. Every time somebody attends a meeting, they should always leave with some form of tangible benefit. Either the possibility of business or a new skill or piece of information that you can implement in your business today! The Cowbridge Business Club is looking to establish a support network for local […]
14 Vale Ct, Cowbridge CF71 7ES
Cardiff Castle is a medieval castle and Victorian Gothic revival mansion located in the city centre of Cardiff, Wales. The original motte and bailey castle was built in the late 11th century by Norman invaders on top of a 3rd-century Roman fort.
Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB
The Glynn Vivian Art Gallery is the public art gallery of the City and County of Swansea, in South Wales. The gallery is situated in Alexandra Road, near Swansea railway station, opposite the old Swansea Central Library.
Alexandra Rd, Swansea SA1 5DZ
Rhondda Heritage Park, Trehafod, Rhondda, South Wales is a tourist attraction which offers an insight into the life of the coal mining community that existed in the area until the 1980s. Visitors can experience the life of the coal miners on a guided tour through one of the mine shafts of the Lewis Merthyr colliery.
Coedcae Rd, South Wales CF37 2NP
Welsh ICE (Innovation Centre for Enterprise) offers coworking spaces, office space, meeting room hire and more. Let us help you launch your startup. So, what is ICE? Since 2012 we have helped businesses in Wales to start, grow and prosper. Based in sunny Caerphilly, our Campus of Enterprise is based over three modern buildings and is currently home to over 200 innovative businesses. We offer a collaborative space, a likeminded community and stacks of events to help you achieve your goals.
Britannia House, Caerphilly Business Park, Van Rd, Caerphilly CF83 3GG
The Dylan Thomas Centre is an arts centre located in the Maritime Quarter in Swansea, Wales. Formerly the city’s Guildhall, which was originally built in 1825, the Dylan Thomas Centre was restored and refurbished to host the UK Year of Literature and Writing in 1995.
6 Somerset Pl, Swansea SA1 1RR