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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...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards, this highly- acclaimed National Theatre production arrives at the Centre as part of its first ever UK tour.

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

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.

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.

Carlos Acosta: On Before

Carlos Acosta: On Before

03 Jul - 04 Jul 15

Carlos Acosta, the world's favourite dancer, returns to the Centre with his most personal work to date, On Before.

Richard III

Richard III

By William Shakespeare

10 Feb - 23 Feb 15

In Shakespeare’s tale, power-hungry Richard is hiding a secret desire to seize the throne from his older brother King Edward IV.



24 Aug - 29 Aug 15

Starring the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood, Annie is one of the world’s favourite family musicals.

Die Walküre (Act III) Concert Performance

As part of our 10th anniversary programme, we’re delighted to present this Welsh National Opera concert performance with Bryn Terfel taking the role of the god Wotan.

Cirque Éloize: Cirkopolis

Cirque Éloize: Cirkopolis

08 Apr - 11 Apr 15

Bringing the worlds of circus, dance and theatre together, Cirque Éloize return to the Centre with their latest show, Cirkopolis.

 Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew

A brand new live show packed with fresh material in preparation for the next BBC2 series of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. 

The Centre Connected

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

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.

Yamato Drummers of Japan

Yamato’s acclaimed performances of authentic Japanese Taiko drumming have been seen by over 6 million people worldwide.