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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...

Welsh National Opera:</br>Carmen

Welsh National Opera:


19 Sep - 02 Oct 14

Why is Carmen one of the best loved of all operas?

Grupo Corpo

Grupo Corpo

14 Oct - 15 Oct 14

Grupo Corpo combine the precision of classical ballet with the sensuality and passion of Latin dance rhythms.

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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.

The Centre Connected

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

Pink Martini with special guests The Novello Orchestra & The von Trapps

Somewhere between a 1930s Cuban dance orchestra, a classical chamber music ensemble and a Brazilian marching street band is Pink Martini

1 Hour Guided Tour 2014

1 Hour Guided Tour 2014

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01 Jan - 31 Dec 14

Discover the secrets of this landmark building by adding a Guided Tour to your visit.

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.

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.

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

The globe-trotting tribute to the BBC’s best-loved sitcom makes a welcome return to the Centre.

ffresh Bar & Restaurant

ffresh Bar & Restaurant - a Wales The True Taste partner and listed in the Good Food Guide 2014.

Prokofiev: Betrothal in a Monastery

Prokofiev: Betrothal in a Monastery

Concert performance conducted by Valery Gergiev

02 Nov 14

The Mariinsky Opera makes a welcome return to the Centre, with one of the world’s best-renowned conductors at the helm.

Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One Guvnor

Join Al Murray The Pub Landlord to celebrate 20 years at the lager top with his brand new show One Man, One Guvnor.