Art and Music

As capital of Wales; the ‘land of song’, Cardiff is at the top of the list of places to go for art, music and entertainment..

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Wales Millennium Centre

wales millennium centre

Location: Cardiff Bay

Wales Millennium Centre presents international opera, ballet, modern dance and musicals. ‘Arts Sherpas’ run tours of the front and backstage areas and free live music performances take place in the foyer every day. (Tours take about one hour and run throughout the day. (Adults £5, Concessions £4. Show tickets £5-£35)

Wales Millennium Centre

Chapter Arts Centre

chapter arts centre

Location: Cardiff

Chapter Arts Centre combines theatre, art, film, music and literature into one venue. Regular festivals, themed events, workshops and lectures ensure that there’s always something of interest taking place. The centre specialises in real ales and European beers - meaning your taste-buds can get some culture too.

Chapter Arts Centre

St David's Hall

st david's hall

Location: Cardiff City Centre

St David's National Concert Hall is the most broadcast concert venue in Britain thanks to its wide range of productions. The hall is best known as the venue for the annual Welsh Proms and Cardiff Singer of the World but it is also host to a wide variety of international singers, comedians, musicals and plays. (Tickets range from free to around £30)

St David's Hall

Sherman Theatre

sherman theatre

Location: Cardiff

The Sherman has commissioned more new plays for young people than any other theatre in Britain, many of which are dedicated to nurturing tomorrow’s talents through a programme of youth projects. (Tickets £10, Concessions £8)

Sherman Theatre

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

royal welsh college of music & Drama

Location: Cardiff City Centre

Right in the heart of Cardiff’s city centre, in the stunning parkland grounds of Cardiff Castle sits the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; a great hub of creative activity where the work produced is open for everyone to enjoy. The College stages over 300 performances every year and has created/developed many famous faces inc. Ruth Jones.

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

New Theatre

New theatre

Location: Cardiff City Centre

Since opening in 1906 this recently restored Edwardian Playhouse has played host to such legends of the stage as Laurel and Hardy. Today it is a popular venue for touring musicals and plays. (Tickets range from £6 - £30)

New Theatre: Cardiff Centre

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