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As Wales' No1 Visitor Attraction, you can expect a great experience when you visit the Centre. Arrive early and pack more in...

Afternoon Tea with Father Christmas

Enjoy a delicious tea of sandwiches and sweet treats and get to tell the big fella in red what you want for Christmas.

Christmas Fayre

In the run up to Christmas, the Centre will be full of festive spirit as we welcome visitors to our free, family-friendly Christmas Fayre

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    2. Ellie Makes Music

      Glanfa Stage

    1. All Day
    2. Christmas Fayre

      Glanfa Foyer

    1. All Day
    2. Park and Play by Philip Morgan

      Cardiff Waterside Car Park

    1. All Day
    2. Park and Play by Philip Morgan

      Cardiff Waterside Car Park

Free Art Exhibitions

The Centre hosts a regular programme of free exhibitions by a wide range of established and emerging artists, across a wide range of mediums.

Free Performances

There are free performances on offer most lunchtimes and early evenings featuring a range of styles from jazz, traditional, classical, world, choirs, brass through to readings and performance literature – all free for our visitors to enjoy.


We offer a range of inspiring family experiences here at the Centre, including many activities for our youngest visitors to enjoy.

ffresh Christmas Party Nights

Includes three course dinner, half a bottle of selected wines, crackers and disco.

Weston Studio

Make time to experience the very best in small scale theatre - and at great value too.

The Frozen Scream

The Frozen Scream

co-written by Christopher Green & Sarah Waters

11 Dec - 20 Dec 14

Olivier-award winning entertainer Christopher Green and one of the UK's best-selling novelists, Sarah Waters, bring The Frozen Scream to the stage in an adaptation that will send shivers down your spine this winter. But is everything as it seems?



11 Aug - 15 Aug 15

Starring Brian Conley, Cy Coleman’s wonderfully exuberant score includes the hits Come Follow The Band, The Colours Of My Life and There Is A Sucker Born Ev’ry Minute.



07 Jul - 11 Jul 15

Featuring a live orchestra and overflowing with well known songs like I’m Just a Girl Who Cain’t Say No and the rousing title song, this brand new production from the award-winning producers of The King & I and Fiddler on the Roof brings its audience romance, excitement and a score filled with sunshine. With Belinda Lang as Aunt Eller and Gary Wilmot as Ali Hakim.

Gift Memberships

Give fantastic experiences and exclusive offers that last a whole year.

The Centre Connected

Watch live or catch-up with performances from the Centre’s Glanfa Stage.

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

A New Adventures Production

10 Mar - 14 Mar 15

Matthew Bourne takes a fresh look at this modern fairytale, revitalised for a new generation of dance lovers and theatregoers.

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

21 Jul - 01 Aug 15

The West End phenomenon Jersey Boys is touring the UK and Ireland for the very first time, making its Welsh debut this summer. This smash hit musical has won 55 major awards worldwide, including the Olivier Award for Best New Musical.