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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>Tosca

Welsh National Opera:

09 Feb - 23 Feb 18

The turbulent backdrop of Rome during the Napoleon invasion is an apt setting for this thrilling story of love, lust, loyalty and corruption. Puccini characterises the drama through his exquisite melodies and orchestration, and fabulous arias that have made Tosca one of the best-loved operas in the world.

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

26 Feb - 03 Mar 18

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard, directed by Nikolai Foster and starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond and Danny Mac as Joe Gillis, is coming to the Centre.

    1. 17:00
    2. The Band

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 20:30
    2. The Band

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 0:00
    2. Welsh Brew Afternoon Tea 2018


    1. 11am - 4pm
    2. The Tree of Hands

      Glanfa Foyer

    1. 14:30
    2. The Band

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 19:30
    2. The Band

      Donald Gordon Theatre

Radio Platfform

Get involved with Radio Platfform, Wales Millennium Centre’s youth-led radio station.

Live Music and Cabaret

We're keeping the spirit of Festival of Voice alive with a brand new season of live jazz, contemporary music and cabaret.


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

Fat Friends The Musical

Fat Friends The Musical

24 Apr - 28 Apr 18

The hit TV show Fat Friends from award-winning national treasure Kay Mellor  is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical, with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber and a star cast including West End favourite Jodie Prenger, X Factor winner Sam Bailey and star of Emmerdale and The Royal, Natalie Anderson.

The Last Ship

The Last Ship

14 May - 19 May 18

The UK premiere of Sting’s personal, political and passionate musical is an epic tale of community, hope and a great act of collective defiance. The Last Ship features an original score with music and lyrics by Sting.

Dara O'Briain: Voice of Reason

Dara is one of the most recognisable faces on British TV.   Catch one of the most charismatic, intelligent, fast-talking and downright funny live performers working today, at the Centre, in this brand new show for 2018.

Belle & Sebastian

Belle & Sebastian, the legendary indie-pop band, have announced a new tour in support of their forthcoming album How to Solve our Human Problems, and will stop off at the Centre in March 2018.



28 May - 02 Jun 18

Starring Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson. Three men. Three friends. One white painting. Art is one of the most successful comedies ever.


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