1. Behind the scenes in lockdown

    You might be surprised to learn what happens inside this vast, empty building during an extended lockdown. From police training to sniffer dogs. It's all go!

    Tue 4 August, 2020

  2. sunflowers in a field

    Behind closed doors - July

    The summer months are flying by but we're still keeping busy behind closed doors and working hard with local communities on a range of exciting projects. Here's what we've been up to in July.

    Fri 31 July, 2020

  3. Create a piece of public art

    Fancy creating some art for us? We're currently inviting applications from individuals, community groups and/or community arts organisations across Wales to create a piece of public art to be displayed on our external fence.

    Thu 30 July, 2020

  4. Wales Millennium Centre Diversity Statement

    We acknowledge that our task starts with the urgent diversification of our workforce. Read our full statement here.

    Tue 14 July, 2020

  5. Black man with dreadlocks wearing a green t-shirt speaking into a microphone

    Are the Arts in Wales inherently racist?

    Our Creative Learning producer Jason Camilleri reflects on his career in the arts as a Welsh black man and considers the lack of diversity in the sector.

    Tue 14 July, 2020

  6. Shows and events update

    All the latest updates on contacting our ticket office, postponed and rescheduled shows, FAQs and more…

    Fri 10 July, 2020

  7. Support package for the arts

    The UK Government has announced a £1.57bn support package, £59m of which will be invested in Wales and we're very keen to hear further details.

    Mon 6 July, 2020

  8. Behind Closed Doors - June

    We may be closed but that doesn't mean we're not being creative. Here's a recap of what we've up to in June 2020.

    Thu 2 July, 2020

  9. Keeping the lights on

    Our Chairman, Peter Swinburn on the current crisis and the creative work we are continuing to do during lockdown.

    Fri 26 June, 2020

  10. Windrush Day 2020

    For Windrush Day 2020 we thought we'd take a closer look at one our incredible Community Ambassadors, Roma Taylor who arrived here in Wales from the Caribbean in 1948, aged 15.

    Mon 22 June, 2020

  11. The Boy With Two Hearts

    Love, loss and legacy. Here's what happened when Emma Evans, a Senior Producer from our Arts and Creative team met Hamad Amiri, author of The Boy with Two Hearts...

    Wed 17 June, 2020

  12. Closing until January 2021

    Mat Milsom on the difficult decision to close the venue until January 2021 due to the devastating impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the theatre industry.

    Fri 12 June, 2020

  13. The Sounds of Change

    Since Voices of Change launched we've had a huge variety of work submitted - from paintings to photography, poetry to film but music has also been a popular and powerful vehicle of expression.

    Mon 8 June, 2020

  14. World Environment Day

    We're not just a pretty face, sustainability has always been at the heart of this building's design and we're constantly striving to make our building as energy efficient as possible.

    Fri 5 June, 2020

  15. Creating with our community

    Gemma Hicks our Senior Community Engagement Producer looks back at some of the exciting projects she's worked on with the local community so far.

    Thu 4 June, 2020

  16. Voices of Change...Your story so far

    We've had some amazing submissions to our Voices of Change community project. Here's a taster of your story so far...

    Thu 21 May, 2020

  17. Janatt - backstage at Wales Millennium Centre

    Voices of Change

    Find out how you can get involved in our exciting community art project about the future - Voices of Change.

    Wed 6 May, 2020

  18. Broadcasting from my bedroom

    As we closed out doors our intrepid Radio Platfform presenters grabbed their mics and continued broadcasting; turning their bedrooms into radio studios.

    Thu 16 April, 2020

  19. 5 family friendly ideas for Easter

    Wondering how you’re going to keep the kids entertained this Easter? Here's five of our favourite indoor activities to keep the whole family happy

    Thu 9 April, 2020

  20. While we're in isolation...

    Our Artistic Director, Graeme Farrow, reflects on the current situation with the coronavirus and its impact on Wales Millennium Centre.

    Thu 2 April, 2020

  21. Wales Millennium Centre

    Coronavirus update

    An update from Mat Milsom, our Managing Director on coronavirus and our decision to close Wales Millennium Centre.

    Wed 18 March, 2020

  22. Making The Beauty Parade

    The Beauty Parade’s writer and director, Kaite O’Reilly and our Artistic Director, Graeme Farrow, spill the secrets on this hidden story from the Second World War and why we’ve chosen to tell it.

    Thu 5 March, 2020

  23. Free creative workshops this spring

    We've got some great workshops coming up for young people in both Welsh and English, looking at visual art, digital music and creative writing for radio.

    Mon 2 March, 2020

  24. Cate Le Bon stood outside wearing a red coat

    Catch up with Cate Le Bon

    We caught up with Festival of Voice’s guest curator Cate Le Bon to find out about her life, her work and who inspires her…

    Fri 28 February, 2020

  25. Lightbulb against a black background with idea clouds drawn in chalk next to it

    Action Learning opportunities explained

    Find out more about our Action Learning opportunities available for free to any independent producers and self-producing artists.

    Fri 28 February, 2020

  26. Top 5 dance shows this spring

    Five fabulous dance shows to get you on your feet and moving in 2020.

    Thu 27 February, 2020

  27. CATE LE BON CURATES

    We're excited to announce that Welsh musician and producer Cate Le Bon joins Festival of Voice as a guest curator in 2020.

    Wed 19 February, 2020

  28. Come and perform here on St David's Day

    Fancy performing on our main theatre stage on St David's Day? Find out how your school or community can be involved.

    Mon 27 January, 2020

  29. Celebrating St Dwynwen's Day

    Love is in the air as we get closer to St Dwynwen's Day...

    Wed 22 January, 2020

  30. 10 Incredible Facts About Female Agents

    With The Beauty Parade coming soon; take a look at the extraordinary female agents who risked it all during the Second World War.

    Tue 21 January, 2020

  31. A New term of Welsh lessons

    Sophie Garrod, our Marketing Campaigns Officer has been learning Welsh since September. Find out how she’s getting on...

    Tue 14 January, 2020

  32. Artist Opportunities for Spring 2020

    Opportunities for artists at the Centre this spring

    Mon 13 January, 2020

  33. 12 bangers for 2020

    We've got some incredible shows lined up for 2020. Take a look at what's coming up and get booking.

    Fri 13 December, 2019

  34. 2019: what a year

    2019 was a huge year for us with dozens of fabulous shows including Jersey Boys and Les Misérables to name but a few. Here's our take on this year's highlights.

    Fri 13 December, 2019

  35. Fabulous Welsh-language festivities

    Get ready for Christmas with a fabulous dose of Welsh-language music, drag and comedy.

    Thu 28 November, 2019

  36. Seven reasons why we love Les Mis

    Our handy guide to Les Misérables' best bits, so you can storm the barricades in style in 2019.

    Wed 27 November, 2019

  37. Remembering Sir Donald Gordon

    Remembering Sir Donald Gordon – the South African businessman who donated £10 million to the building of Wales Millennium Centre.

    Wed 27 November, 2019

  38. Happy 15th Birthday to us

    It's hard to believe that we've just turned fifteen. Take a look at some of our highlights.

    Tue 26 November, 2019

  39. Eight Christmas stocking fillers

    We've hand-picked nine great Christmas gift ideas, so you can concentrate on the mince pies and mulled wine.

    Mon 25 November, 2019

  40. Inspiring the next generation

    A digital film project with young people focusing on the work of our Creative Learning team's projects.

    Wed 20 November, 2019

  41. Celebrating 25 years of the National Lottery

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the National Lottery, an organisation that has played a vital role in the work we do here.

    Mon 18 November, 2019

  42. Seven hits from the Movie Mix Tape

    David Mahoney gives us his seven of the best from his Movie Mix Tape night in November.

    Thu 31 October, 2019

  43. Get Up and Dance

    Check out these unmissable shows from the world of dance, including the Cardiff Dance Festival, Brendan Cole and AJ Live.

    Wed 23 October, 2019

  44. Carys Eleri, writer and performer of Lovecraft (Not the sex shop in Cardiff) and Cer i Garu...sori...GARU

    Making language sexy

    We went to chat with Carys Eleri to find out more about the process of adapting her award-winning show Lovecraft (Not the sex shop in Cardiff) to Welsh…

    Mon 21 October, 2019

  45. Seven screamers for Halloween

    We've got plenty of spooky things lined up for Halloween and beyond so take a look at what's ghouling on...

    Wed 16 October, 2019

  46. Ignite Your Curiousness in Welsh

    Take a look at our Welsh language performances that are coming up during this season of Performances for the Curious.

    Tue 15 October, 2019

  47. Two girls playing at a Tooling Up in the Valleys event

    Tooling up for life

    Find out what happened when young people aged 16+ spent three months working on a Tooling Up in the Valleys production.

    Mon 14 October, 2019

  48. Two dancers in an intimate scene from Sweat Baby Sweat for the Cardiff Dance Festival.

    Autumn Curious Season

    From now until Christmas we've got more than 30 incredible productions for you to choose from: including Drag, comedy, Burlesque, dance and more...

    Fri 11 October, 2019

  49. Join Gareth on his quest for fabulous, through memories and the real life accounts of one man.

    Great performances for less

    Our Pay What You Feel and Scratch Nights mean you get to see great performances for less.

    Thu 10 October, 2019

  50. Getting more out of volunteering

    Find out how volunteering helped Carol fight her depression, make new friends and inspired her to abseil off our roof.

    Tue 24 September, 2019

  51. Here Come the Girls

    Welcome to our world of inspiring and empowering women.

    Tue 24 September, 2019

  52. Summer workshops in Welsh-medium schools

    Here’s a snapshot of our Creative Learning workshops that took place at Welsh medium schools during the summer term.

    Thu 5 September, 2019

  53. Back to (Welsh) school

    Free Welsh courses are offered to all members of staff at the Centre. We caught up with Sophie who's about to begin the intensive course.

    Mon 2 September, 2019

  54. Top 10 shows this autumn

    Summer may be over but we're still turning up the heat. Here's 10 unmissable shows to see this autumn.

    Fri 30 August, 2019

  55. Relaxed performances

    Come and try our relaxed performances. We brighten the lights and lower the sound so you can make some noise and move around.

    Tue 20 August, 2019

  56. Supper Clwb this August

    There's plenty more great cabaret coming up this August at Supper Clwb - from comedy to drag, we've got it covered.

    Mon 12 August, 2019

  57. Voice of Wales in VR

    Pop down to our virtual reality zone this summer and get front row seats at some incredible Welsh music gigs in Voices of Wales.

    Thu 8 August, 2019

  58. It's Eisteddfod time again

    As we look forward to this year’s National Eisteddfod, we’re also looking back to this time last year, when we hosted it.

    Mon 29 July, 2019

  59. new Artist Development Associate role

    Year on year, we're producing more co-productions and we're excited to announce a new artistic development associate role.

    Thu 18 July, 2019

  60. Mad about musicals

    Hoarding show programmes? Humming show tunes in the shower? You might just be mad about musicals. Read on for the cure...

    Wed 10 July, 2019

  61. Experience theatre in a new way and volunteer

    Tony and Andy used to come here to drink coffee and see shows but now they've fallen in love with volunteering. Here's their take on why you should try it.

    Tue 25 June, 2019

  62. Burlesque performer, Dave the Bear

    Supper Clwb heats up for July

    Temperatures are set to soar for a sizzling July Supper Clwb. Check out the latest the lineup...

    Wed 19 June, 2019

  63. Tafwyl Highlights

    This weekend Tafwyl comes to Cardiff Castle. We can't wait to see some of our friends performing there.

    Mon 17 June, 2019

  64. Top 10 summer sizzlers

    With so much going on it's hard to know what to do, so here's our top 10 summer sizzlers for you to see this season.

    Tue 11 June, 2019

  65. Looking back on an incredible week

    We had an incredible week at the Cardiff and Vale Urdd National Eisteddfod (27 May - 1 June). Here are a few highlights...

    Mon 10 June, 2019

  66. Six great reasons to volunteer here

    There are loads of ways to volunteer here. Find out what Ian and Jane, our Membership and Engagement volunteers get up to.

    Tue 4 June, 2019

  67. Five reasons to spend a night at the musicals

    David Mahoney, conductor, producer and creative director gives you five great reasons to spend A Night at the Musicals.

    Mon 3 June, 2019

  68. Amazing gift ideas for Father's Day

    Make this year's Father's Day be the best ever with these fantastic gift ideas - from rock musicals to global explorers.

    Mon 13 May, 2019

  69. Mistar Urdd's Top 10

    The Urdd Eisteddfod is coming. Test your friends with our top ten facts about this uniquely Welsh festival.

    Mon 13 May, 2019

  70. A quick 'clonc' with one of our Welsh learners

    We offer free Welsh classes to all our staff. Kirsty recently completed an intensive Welsh course. Here's how she got on...

    Thu 25 April, 2019

  71. Three reasons not to miss The Nature of Why

    Boundary-breaking and immersive. Three reasons why you mustn't miss The Nature of Why this May.

    Wed 24 April, 2019

  72. Ushering in new volunteers

    A look at how young people can volunteer here and see some great theatre and musicals for free.

    Wed 10 April, 2019

  73. 10 of the Best from Motown the Musical

    More moves and grooves than you can possibly 'shake your thang' to. It's Motown the Musical.

    Mon 18 March, 2019

  74. Mother's Day treats

    Treat your mum to something special this Mother’s Day. We've lined up West End musicals, intimate performances and fab food.

    Thu 14 March, 2019

  75. Sharp knives and hot fire

    King Kong, hula hoop art, sharp swords and terrifying stunts. Meet the incredible performance artists behind Mary Bijou.

    Tue 12 March, 2019

  76. Four 'fab' things to see in Pepperland

    Four good reasons not to miss the sensational Pepperland this April.

    Tue 12 March, 2019

  77. 10 of the best curious performances

    Prepare yourselves for weapons of mass seduction, stand up and slam, striptease and more.

    Mon 11 March, 2019

  78. Watch a play yn Gymraeg (in Welsh)

    Read our handy guide to watching a play yn Gymraeg (in Welsh).

    Fri 1 March, 2019

  79. Mad to miss this March

    You’d have to be as mad as a March hare to miss these shows; from Bing to shows that make you sing…

    Thu 21 February, 2019

  80. Meet the Residents

    Find out what our eight resident companies are up to this month.

    Wed 20 February, 2019

  81. Top nights out this Spring

    If you’re after a great night out this spring them look no further. Here’s our pick of the bunch so far…

    Tue 12 February, 2019

  82. Agatha Christie 1922 © Christie Archive Trust

    Agatha Christie: 13 Fascinating Facts

    13 facts about Agatha Christie that might just surprise you...

    Mon 4 February, 2019

  83. Come dine with us

    Experience a different kind of dining with us; from Six Nation's brunches to Sunday lunches.

    Tue 29 January, 2019

  84. BBC Hoddinott Hall: 10 Years On

    Join BBC NOW's birthday celebrations as they look back on 10 years in BBC Hoddinott Hall.

    Fri 25 January, 2019

  85. RawFfest 2019

    RawFfest is coming to Cardiff. A youth arts festival by young people, for young people.

    Thu 24 January, 2019

  86. Developing young people

    Find out how Asha developed her self-confidence and vocal skills and landed a job at our youth-led radio station.

    Thu 20 December, 2018

  87. Big hitters for 2019

    Fresh from the world stage, these award-winning shows are winging their way to Cardiff in 2019.

    Tue 18 December, 2018

  88. What a year, 2018

    2018 was an amazing year at the Centre. Take a look back at some of the highlights.

    Fri 14 December, 2018

  89. Curious Christmas

    Le Gateau and Connie Orff donned their best frocks to record a Christmas carol with a difference...

    Mon 10 December, 2018

  90. Behind the Label at Christmas

    We caught up with some of the participants from Behind the Label about their experiences and performing on stage.

    Wed 5 December, 2018

  91. PUMP UP THE VOLUME

    We've got 30 days to help 30 young people find their voice. Help us to raise £15,000 and transform some lives.

    Tue 20 November, 2018

  92. Curious about Cabaret

    Kick off the festive season in style with six of the best cabaret acts in ffresh.

    Wed 14 November, 2018

  93. Wicked lines

    10 of the best lines you'll ever hear from the hit musical, Wicked.

    Wed 14 November, 2018

  94. Dragged into the spotlight

    Dr Bev Ballcrusher on becoming a Drag Queen and a matriarch of the LGBT community.

    Wed 14 November, 2018

  95. And all that Jazz...

    Check out six of the best venues to catch some live Jazz in Cardiff this Winter.

    Wed 31 October, 2018

  96. 5 minutes with...Lucy Skilbeck

    Bulllish director, Lucy Skilbeck on labyrinths, Minotaurs and queerness in Greek mythology.

    Wed 24 October, 2018

  97. A Woman's World?

    Alun Saunders on becoming a Drag Queen and his quest to find long lasting, durable make-up.

    Wed 24 October, 2018

  98. Sleep no more...

    Macbeth, a post-apocalyptic world of anarchy and uncertainty.

    Mon 1 October, 2018

  99. Curious?

    Let your curiosity get the better of you with our new season.

    Thu 20 September, 2018

  100. For One Night Only

    National treasures, visiting for a one-off performance.

    Wed 19 September, 2018

  101. Autumn opera unleashed

    There's a storm brewing...

    Fri 14 September, 2018

  102. Happy Dahl Day

    Thu 13 September, 2018

  103. Strictly great dancing this autumn

    Tue 11 September, 2018

  104. James and the Giant Peach

    LEGO of your inner Dahl

    Come and see six of the best all under one roof.

    Wed 22 August, 2018

  105. Summer Holiday Season

    The Summer holidays are coming to an end but ours isn't over just yet.

    Thu 16 August, 2018

  106. Five must-see showstoppers

    Prepared to be wowed. Five shows you cannot afford to miss.

    Wed 15 August, 2018

  107. The Eisteddfod: a hub and hearth for the nation

    A true celebration of how the arts can bring people together.

    Tue 14 August, 2018

  108. Eisteddfod 2018

    The Eisteddfod in pictures. Take a look at some of this year's highlights.

    Tue 14 August, 2018

  109. Festival of Voice: 2018 Highlights

    Thanks to everyone that made our international festival one to remember.

    Mon 23 July, 2018

  110. Agatha Christie’s Mirror Crack’d heads to the stage

    First ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s much-loved Miss Marple thriller, A Mirror Crack’d.

    Thu 17 May, 2018

  1. Dydd Miwsig Cymru - Welsh Language Music Day

    Heledd Watkins from the band HMS Morris shares her favourite Welsh language artists.

    Fri 7 February, 2020

  2. Student offers for 2020

    Make your money go further in 2020 and grab some great student deals on some of our top shows.

    Mon 13 January, 2020

  3. Proud to support Pride

    As the home for the arts in Wales, we're fully committed to celebrating equality and diversity and are proud to support Pride Cymru.

    Thu 22 August, 2019

  4. Freedom season

    WNO's latest Freedom season looks at the issues of justice, freedom and human rights through a season of operas, debates, discussions, exhibitions and digital projects.

    Fri 17 May, 2019

  5. Here comes the Urdd National Eisteddfod

    The Urdd Eisteddfod is coming to the Centre! Find out more about this uniquely Welsh youth festival.

    Mon 13 May, 2019

  6. Five fab things to do this Easter

    We've got loads of 'eggciting' things lined up for to do you this Easter.

    Thu 11 April, 2019