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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.

Welsh National Opera:</br>Kiss Me, Kate

Welsh National Opera:
Kiss Me, Kate

Cole Porter

29 Sep - 02 Oct 16

Full of wit, dance, show business and hit songs, Kiss Me, Kate will leave any Tom, Dick or Harry grinning from ear to ear.


“The irresistible dancers of Ailey are back” (The New Yorker) after a five year absence from the UK with a dazzling array of offerings. 

Art Exhibitions

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


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

A Good Clean Heart

A Good Clean Heart

in association with The Other Room and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru

18 Oct - 22 Oct 16

This dynamic, bilingual play in Welsh and English from award-winning playwright Alun Saunders tells the story of two brothers, raised apart in separate families and different languages.



An adaptation of Roald Dahl's stories for adults

09 Dec - 24 Dec 16

Wonderman is a unique gig-theatre take on Roald Dahl’s short stories for adults, combining a sizzling hot score of original live music, macabre characters, soaring imaginings and thrilling twists and turns.

Funny Girl

Funny Girl

04 Jul - 08 Jul 17

Hot on the heels of a record breaking, critically acclaimed West End run this ‘utterly irresistible’ (The Sunday Times) new production of Funny Girl is now coming to Wales.

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen in an adaptation by Simon Reade

21 Feb - 25 Feb 17

Pride and Prejudice comes to Cardiff after sell-out performances at Regent’s Park Theatre and features Matthew Kelly (Of Mice and Men) and Felicity Montagu (Alan Partridge) as Mr and Mrs Bennet.

Kate Rusby

Kate Rusby

06 Oct 16

Of all the stars in Folk Music’s dazzling firmament, few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby.

The Red Shoes - Matthew Bourne / New Adventures

A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

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Ross Noble: Brain Dump

Everybody's favourite randomist is back.  As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and it's time to let it all out.   Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy a Ross Noble show is always an unmissable event.

Raslas Bach a Mawr

Raslas Bach a Mawr

Welsh Language Production

30 Nov 16

Theatr Bara Caws present a brand new family show by Wynford Ellis Owen and Mici Plwm with a cast including Iwan Charles, Llyr Evans and Carys Gwilym.