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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...

Black History Month - Sat 25 Oct

Every October throughout the UK, Black History Month celebrates the achievements and contributions of Black people to the development of British society, technology, economy and arts & culture.

Night at the Casablanca

For one extraordinary night this November, we're transforming the Donald Gordon stage into Butetown's legendary Casablanca Club.

    1. All Day
    2. Park and Play by Philip Morgan

      Cardiff Waterside Car Park

    1. All Day
    2. Graduate 2014

      Glanfa Level 1 & 2

    1. 16:30
    2. BAFTA Awards Meal Dining

      ffresh Restaurant

    1. 19:00
    2. British Academy Cymru Awards 2014

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 20:00
    2. Hiraeth

      Weston Studio

    1. 18:00
    2. Dan Phelps

      Glanfa Stage

    1. All Day
    2. Park and Play by Philip Morgan

      Cardiff Waterside Car Park

    1. All Day
    2. Graduate 2014

      Glanfa Level 1 & 2

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.

ffresh Bar & Restaurant

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

Weston Studio

Make time to experience the very best in small scale theatre - and at great value too.

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

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.

Dancing in the Streets

For one night only, experience the energy and emotion of Motown as Dancing in the Streets transports you back in time to the heart of Motor City, Detroit.

The Centre Connected

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

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

A New Adventures Production

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.

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.