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Your Visit

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

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.

Welsh National Opera:</br>The Magic Flute

The combination of Mozart’s sublime music and Cooke’s surreal staging adds up to an irrepressibly entertaining evening.

    1. 13:00
    2. Cardiff University

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 18.00
    2. Actors Experience

      Around the Centre

    1. All Day
    2. Illumination

      Glanfa Level 1 & 2

    1. All Day
    2. Binary

      Meet at the Silver Dragon

    1. 19:15
    2. Welsh National Opera:
      Hansel and Gretel

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. Music Magic

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 18.00
    2. Actors Experience

      Around the Centre

    1. Octopus Writers

      Sony Room

    1. All Day
    2. Illumination

      Glanfa Level 1 & 2

    1. All Day
    2. Binary

      Meet at the Silver Dragon

    1. 11:00
    2. 1 Hour Guided Tour 2015

      Starts at the Tours Meeting point

    1. 11:00
    2. Band Nantgarw

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 13:00
    2. Brigyn

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 14:30
    2. 1 Hour Guided Tour 2015

      Starts at the Tours Meeting point

    1. 15:00
    2. Elfen

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 16:30
    2. Bethan Nia

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 18:00
    2. Delyth McClean

      Glanfa Stage

    1. 19:15
    2. Welsh National Opera:
      The Magic Flute

      Donald Gordon Theatre

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.

Families

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.

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.

Man to Man

Man to Man

20 Mar - 27 Mar 15

What happens when who we are has to be hidden in the fight for survival? Manfred Karge’s Man to Man tells the story of Ella; a woman forced to adopt the identity of her dead husband in order to survive in Nazi Germany.

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.

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.

The Centre Connected

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

Dylan Moran: Off The Hook

Dylan Moran star of Black Books, Shaun of the Dead and Calvary is back with his new stand up show.

Yamato Drummers of Japan

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

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.