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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.

Hijinx Unity Festival

Hijinx Unity Festival returns to the Centre with a programme of the best international inclusive dance and theatre for 2016.

Mandela Trilogy

Mandela Trilogy

Featuring the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and 12 ensemble

24 Aug - 27 Aug 16

The amazing life of Nelson Mandela is brought vividly to the stage by Cape Town Opera in a large-scale celebration and tribute to the man who touched hearts and minds around the world.

    1. 11:00
    2. Taith Dywys 1 Awr 2016

      Cyfarfod yn y man Cyfarfod Teithiau

    1. 12:00
    2. Taith Dywys 1 Awr 2016

      Cyfarfod yn y man Cyfarfod Teithiau

    1. 14:30
    2. Taith Dywys 1 Awr 2016

      Cyfarfod yn y man Cyfarfod Teithiau

    1. 19:15
    2. Compañía Danza Mobile: El Espejo a Bailo...Luego Existo

      Stiwdio Weston

    1. 19:30
    2. Somme

      BBC Hoddinott Hall

    1. 19:30
    2. Billy Elliot

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 21:00
    2. Caroline Bowditch: Falling in Love with Frida

      Tŷ Dawns - CDCCymru

    1. 11:00
    2. Taith Dywys 1 Awr 2016

      Cyfarfod yn y man Cyfarfod Teithiau

    1. 12:00
    2. Taith Dywys 1 Awr 2016

      Cyfarfod yn y man Cyfarfod Teithiau

    1. 14:30
    2. Billy Elliot

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 19:15
    2. Compañía Danza Mobile: El Espejo a Bailo...Luego Existo

      Stiwdio Weston

    1. 19:30
    2. Billy Elliot

      Donald Gordon Theatre

    1. 21:00
    2. Caroline Bowditch: Falling in Love with Frida

      Tŷ Dawns - CDCCymru

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.

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.

Sean Lock: Keep It Light

Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Well he's only gone and done it again!

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi

The Elements Tour

20 Nov 16

Ludovico Einaudi has quietly become one of the most successful musicians in the world. His hauntingly beautiful and evocative music tops the charts in the UK and Europe, and he was BAFTA-nominated for his score of This is England ’86.

ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER

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

The Full Monty

The Full Monty

21 Nov - 26 Nov 16

In 1997, a British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose, took the world by storm. Now, they’re back and this time they really have to go The Full Monty… live on stage!

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 Centre Connected

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

ffresh Bar & Restaurant

ffresh Bar & Restaurant - listed in the Good Food Guide 2015 and Michelin Guide 2015.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

This highly acclaimed National Theatre production is the winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards and five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Play.

Sunny Afternoon

Sunny Afternoon

17 Jan - 21 Jan 17

Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Sunny Afternoon is an irresistible musical with slick theatricality and ingenious storytelling at its heart. It tells the captivating tale of how one of Britain's greatest bands, The Kinks, rose to stardom.