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Wales Millennium Centre is Wales’ national home for the performing arts in Cardiff Bay. One of the UK’s top cultural attractions and home to eight resident partners, this Welsh landmark stages musicals, opera, ballet, circus and contemporary dance alongside the UK’s largest programme of free performances.

Les Misérables: Fersiwn Ysgolion

Les Misérables: Fersiwn Ysgolion

(School Edition - Welsh Language Production)

29 Oct - 31 Oct 15

The Welsh language School Edition of Les Misérables performed by Wales' most talented young performers.

Tom: A Story of Tom Jones<br>The Musical

Step back in time to the dance halls, working men’s clubs and recording studios of the ’60s where the legend of Tom Jones was born.

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.

Derren Brown: Miracle

Derren Brown: Miracle

04 Apr - 09 Apr 16

Back by phenomenal demand, the multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion returns to the Centre with his most daring show yet, Miracle.

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - A Musical Thriller

24 Nov - 29 Nov 15

Sondheim’s masterpiece is by turns hugely funny, terrifying and deeply sad.

Broadway to the Bay

Broadway to the Bay

23 Oct - 25 Oct 15

Our 10th Anniversary culminates this October with the glitz and glamour of Broadway.

Swan Lake

Swan Lake

11 Nov - 14 Nov 15

Ballet’s greatest love story returns in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s lavish production of the timeless classic Swan Lake.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

The magic, the music, the mascara - The Trocks are back! This company of professional male dancers presents their entertaining view of classical ballet in parody form.

The Centre Connected

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

Melody Gardot: The Currency of Man Tour

Melody Gardot, the intensely creative singer and songwriter, will perform a variety of songs from her brand new album Currency Of Man

I Believe in Unicorns

Olivier Award nominated Wizard Presents brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story to life.

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

A gothic romance for all ages, Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty is now back by popular demand.