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JLS are back! and have announced their eagerly awaited comeback with their ‘Beat Again’ 2020 UK and Ireland Tour. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.

Cardiff, 1843. Money is all Scrooge has. She has lots of it. It’s all she has ever had but it’s never made her happy. But on Christmas Eve she will meet three ghosts who will teach her the most important lesson of all. By Christmas morning she will have learned how to live for the first time. Experience the full joy of Christmas with this spectacular new production of Gary Owen’s adaptation of Dickens’ uplifting story performed by an exceptional cast of actor musicians.

Clara the shoemaker is hungry and cold. No one wants to buy her shoes. One morning to her surprise she finds someone has mysteriously made a pair of the snazziest footwear overnight. Shoes that will sell like hot cakes. Clara’s luck is about to change. Who does she need to thank for this wonderful turn of events? Katherine Chandler’s The Elves and the Shoemaker is the perfect way to introduce little ones to the magic of theatre. Ages 3 – 6. Find out more and book tickets >

Direct from London, the acclaimed production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is coming to Cardiff. Step through the wardrobe next winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch. The nation’s favourite novel, now on the stage. This critically acclaimed production reunites director Sally Cookson with designer Rae Smith, writer in the room Adam Peck, movement director Dan Canham, puppetry director Craig Leo, lighting designer Bruno Poet, sound designer Ian Dickinson and music by Benji Bower all of whom originally brought the show to life in 2017, breaking box office records at Leeds Playhouse. Age guidance: 6+ Start time:  Tue – Sat 7.30pm Thu & Sat 2.30pm Running time: approximately 2 hours 40 minutes (including an interval) Find out more and book tickets >

Manic Street Preachers will perform two shows at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on 04 and 05 December 2020, their only dates in Wales this year. The first night will be a free show for NHS staff, the second is ticketed, with all profits going to NHS Wales charities. The band who have championed the incredible NHS for many years explained: “We wanted to do something to show our appreciation, love and respect for the NHS and its amazing brave workers. One free show and one fundraising show seemed the best way for us to express our deep gratitude for all their heroic work.” This event page is for Friday 4th December – Free Concert For NHS Staff – SUBSCRIBED Manic Street Preachers – Free concert for NHS Staff | Friday 4th December 2020 at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff – SUBSCRIBED  Those eligible for tickets will be all NHS staff that work within NHS hospitals in the United Kingdom including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, support workers, porters and cleaners. Any staff that work within the hospital will be eligible to apply for tickets. Eligible NHS staff members are entitled to bring one guest with them but will need two tickets (one for them and one […]

Not Again, Alan! 14+ 4 Dec 2020 – 5 Dec 2020 8.00pm. Swansea Grand Theatre Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ Tickets: £27.00 It’s been four years since Alan last went on tour, and in that time he’s managed to find himself in all sorts of dramas. Between his star-studded wedding day and becoming an accidental anarchist, from fearing for his life at border control to becoming a reluctant farmer, three words spring to mind…Not again, Alan! Join Alan on tour as he muses upon the things that make his life weird and wonderful.

Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to old Peking to the magical pantomime Aladdin! With generous discounts for groups, concessions and special rates for schools available for selected performances, it’s never too early to secure the best seats for you and your family. Find out more and book your tickets >

Comedians Sarah Breese, Eleri Morgan, Esyllt Sears and more will entertain your children for a while (but you must stay because none of them have official childminding qualifications). It will be complete and utter chaos You do not have to have children to attend and enjoy this event – everyone is welcome Age guidance: Aimed at ages 3 – 8 but all are welcome Start time: 3pm Running time: Approximately 1 hour Seating allocated on arrival U16 OFFER £8 tickets Further concessions available. Find out more and book tickets >

The highly celebrated and deeply cherished Midlands Burlesque & Cabaret club comes to Cardiff. This event was rescheduled from 17th May 2020- All tickets remain valid for the new date. All under 25s may require government-issued photo ID.

The brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera is embarking on a major UK and Ireland tour. Produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group Ltd, the romantic, haunting and soaring score includes Music of the Night, All I Ask of You, Masquerade and the iconic title song. Now in its 34th phenomenal year in the West End, The Phantom of the Opera is widely considered one of the most beautiful and spectacular productions in history. Age guidance: 8+ (No under 2s) Contains adult themes, strobe lighting, lighting effects and bangs Running time: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes (including one interval) Find out more and book tickets >

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be spectacularly brought to life with an abundance of comedy, sensational song and dance numbers, fabulous costumes and stunning scenery. Throw in a magical mirror, seven friendly dwarfs, a beautiful princess, a handsome prince and plenty of audience participation as we outwit the Wicked Queen and let love prevail in this glittering festive treat for all ages. Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, don’t miss the fairest pantomime of them all! Tickets: £15.00 – £30.00 Selected concessions available on selected performances.

With over 30,000 theatregoers attending pantomime at Llandudno each festive season it’s never too early to book for next year’s show! Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients audiences expect, Aladdin features laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses. Follow Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure. Expect flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp-full of laughs, so book your magic carpet ride to old Peking to the magical pantomime Aladdin! Signed Performance: Sat 19 Dec, 2pm Audio Described Performance: Sun 20 Dec, 1pm Relaxed Performance: Wed 30 Dec, 1pm