Our latest news.
Wednesday - 30 November 2016
Coreo Cymru and Chapter in partnership with National Dance Company Wales
As the country’s home of art, culture and entertainment, Wales Millennium Centre is continually evolving whilst staying true to its ethos to inspire our nation and impress the world.
Friday - 25 November 2016
Elen ap Robert, artistic director of Pontio, Bangor has announced the arts and innovation centre’s artistic programme for the forthcoming season January-April 2017.
Wednesday - 23 November 2016
William Smith is the winner of the Wales Drama Award 2016, it was announced at a ceremony held this evening at Yr Hen Lyfrgell in Cardiff. He will receive £10,000 and the opportunity to develop his work with BBC Cymru Wales, BBC Writersroom and National Theatre Wales.
Tuesday - 22 November 2016
This week we say farewell to the much appreciated composer, teacher and writer Peter Reynolds. The arts world of Wales mourns this keenly felt loss. It will continue to feel this through concerts and events that stretch before us where he would have been contributing music and wisdom. Among many achievements Peter recently held a Creative Wales Award which had spurred new departures in his approach to composition. Fellow composer and former member of the Arts Council, John Metcalf offers these words of appreciation for a career so sadly cut short.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are delighted to announce further details of the company’s next production - an exciting and ambitious presentation of Macbeth. Shakespeare’s brutal tragedy, in a new translation by the late Professor Gwyn Thomas, former National Poet of Wales, will be presented at Caerphilly Castle in February 2017. It will also be broadcast live to cinemas across Wales, as part of the company’s new venture, Theatr Gen Byw. The production is a key event, as Cadw celebrate 2017 Year of Legends.
Monday - 21 November 2016
Theatr na nÓg, the producing theatre company based in Neath are proud to be included in this year’s nominations for Broadwayworld U.K. for their show, Tom the Musical.
Blackwood Miners' Institute welcomes an award-winning, critically acclaimed production to its stage on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November.
Friday - 18 November 2016
Ballet Cymru are thrilled to have been nominated at the 17th Critics Circle National Dance Awards for Best Independent Company for the second year running and 3rd time overall.
Thursday - 17 November 2016
Pontio are joining forces with Welsh National Opera to fill the centre’s vast open spaces and Theatr Bryn Terfel with song on Sunday afternoon, 27 November.
A 10 minute film during Interval and post-performance
Snow White, balletLORENT
11 November (7pm) & 12 November (3pm) 2016
Friday - 11 November 2016
For a third year, falling poppies will be projected onto the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) from dusk on Remembrance Sunday.
Thursday - 10 November 2016
Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita are sampled on a track on Robbie Williams’ new album The Heavy Entertainment Show (Deluxe Edition) which released last Friday 4th November on Columbia Records.
Wednesday - 09 November 2016
A total of 38 talented artists and bands from across Wales have been successful in their bid for a music bursary worth a total of £50,000.
Survival, romance and atonement in a diverse community: Tiger Bay, a new musical, takes place in what was once the most cosmopolitan port in the world, Cardiff Bay. A Wales Millennium Centre production in association with Cape Town Opera, this brand new show takes us back to the dawn of the twentieth century at the height of South Wales’s coal trade with characters drawn from the melting pot of Cardiff’s famous docklands.
Tuesday - 08 November 2016
MONMOUTHSHIRE-BORN CLIVE JONES, FORMER ITV NEWS & REGIONS CHIEF EXECUTIVE, AND FORMER BOARD MEMBER OF THE YOUNG VIC AND S4C, WILL TAKE ON THE ROLE IN DECEMBER 2016
Monday - 07 November 2016
A beautiful new work on loss and hope, brought to Welsh stage by We Made This, Co-Produced by Pontardawe Arts Centre
Friday - 04 November 2016
Cascade Dance Theatre embark on their first Wales tour 3 – 25 November 2016, visiting Swansea, Blackwood, Milford Haven, Cardigan, Pwllheli, Aberystwyth, Wrexham, Abergavenny and Pontypridd.
Theatr na nÓg are aiming to inspire young audiences with their annual production for schools at Dylan Thomas Theatre, Swansea this Autumn with one of their most popular productions 'The Ghost of Morfa Colliery'.
Super Furry Animals’ Cian Ciarán joins forces with BBC National Orchestra of Wales to present a contemporary classical odyssey into Welsh folklore.
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