The Welfare

The Welfare
Brecon Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA9 1JJ
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As well as film screenings, this arts and community centre in Swansea Valley offers live shows and local events. Also known as The Miner's Welfare and Community Hall.

Events at this venue

There are 9 events at this location

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Between The Crosses

William Huggins's thrilling and uplifting yarn, written around the life, and featuring the real interview of Edgar Huggins, a World War One veteran and the last surviving member of the Durham Light Infantry.

Fri 17 Nov

Free / 01639 843163

  • 19:30

Goodbye Christopher Robin

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 47min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Simon Curtis
  • Written by: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Simon Vaughan
  • Cast: Margot Robbie, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Macdonald
  • UK release: 28 September 2017

The story of ex-Army officer-turned-writer AA Milne (Gleeson), and how he turned to children’s literature after the public showed little desire to read his anti-war writings. Curtis handles the awkward but loving father-son relationship beautifully and it’s a competent and credible work, with subtle and intelligent use of…

Sun 22 Oct

01639 843163

  • 19:00

Mon 23 Oct

01639 843163

  • 19:00

Wed 25 Oct

01639 843163

  • 19:00

Thu 26 Oct

01639 843163

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Hud Y Crochan Uwd: Sherman Theatre (Under 7s)

The company presents an updated version of the traditional tale featuring songs, music and humour. Performed in Welsh.

Wed 8 Nov

£5 / 01639 843163

  • 13:15

Kasai Masai

Congolese quintet Kasai Masai take the traditional sounds of remote equatorial African villages and give them a unique contemporary twist. Playing ancestral music handed down from generation to generation, the group blend powerful vocals and driving percussion with folk guitar, modern jazz saxophone and the djembe.

Fri 27 Oct

£10–£12 / 01639 843163

  • 20:00

The Magic Porridge Pot: Sherman Theatre (Under 7s)

The company presents an updated version of the traditional tale featuring songs, music and humour.

Wed 8 Nov

£5 / 01639 843163

  • 18:00

Mid Wales Opera: The Bear

A brand new version of William Walton's one-act comedy classic, based on Chekov's play, directed by Richard Studer. Sung in English.

Thu 16 Nov

£10 (£7.50) / 01639 843163

  • 19:30
  • 19:30

Noel James: I’m Cerebral…Get Me Out of Here!

The Welsh comic muses on jobs, Wales, family, the Elephant Man and more, in a performance characterised by exquisite witticism and wordplay.

Sat 25 Nov

£7 / 01639 843163

  • 19:00


Mohsen Amini (concertina), Hayley Keenan (violin) and Craig Irving (guitar) play folk music informed by their strong backgrounds in Irish and Scottish music.

Wed 22 Nov

£9–£11 / 01639 843163

  • 20:00

The West End At Christmas

Cast members from West End productions such as Les Miserables, We Will Rock You and South Pacific, present musical numbers and Christmas songs.

Sun 17 Dec

£12 (£10) / 01639 843163

  • 19:30

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