Pontardawe Arts Centre

Pontardawe Arts Centre
Pontardawe Arts Centre
Herbert Street, Pontardawe, West Glamorgan, SA8 4ED
  • Box office 01792 863722
  • General enquiries 01792 863722
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 1.30pm–8pm.
  • Seasonal times Half hour before any shows on weekends
  • Box office times Mon–Fri noon–8pm & 1 hour before performances.
  • Email
  • Website npttheatres.co.uk/pontardawe/
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Pontardawe Arts Centre is based in the heart of Pontardawe, situated 10 minutes off the M4 and 20 minutes away from Swansea.

This multi-purpose venue hosts a 400-seat theatre which is used for live events and 3D digital cinema. There is a new studio space, cafe facilities, licensed bar, art gallery and dance studio. The beautiful traditional theatre hosts professional work of the highest calibre, including gigs, classical music, stand up comedy, celebrity talks, dance, drama, literature, children's events and more. Every packed season has something for everyone to enjoy.

We also run a weekly schedule of classes for all ages including drama, various dance, photography, poetry and more. Our snooker room has just been redesigned into a new smaller space studio with cafe facilities which will be opening soon. Pontardawe Arts Centre is available for private hire and is able to cater for all different requirements.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 17 events at this location

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Traditional music group from Wales.

Thu 21 Jun

£12.90 (£10.75) / 01792 863722

Andrew Maxwell

  • 4 stars

Irish scamp Maxwell shows why his reputation for moments of comedy genius is so well-founded.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

£15.40 / 01792 863722

Andy Fairweather Low

Andy Fairweather Low found fame in the1960's as founder of pop group Amen Corner, achieving four successive top 10 hits, including No.1 single If paradise is half as nice'. During the ensuing 5 decades Andy's become one of UK's most respected musicians, working and performing with many of the world's top artists, from…

Fri 30 Nov

£24.75 / 01792 863722

  • 20:30

Duck Duck Goose

  • 2018
  • 1h 31min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Christopher Jenkins
  • Cast: Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya, Lance Lim

An animated comedy in which a young male goose, Peng, is forced to make an unlikely bond with two lost ducklings as they journey south for the winter.

Fri 25 May

01792 863722

  • 18:00

Sat 26 May

01792 863722

  • 10:00

Tue 29 May

01792 863722

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 May

Fairport Convention

Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.

Wed 6 Jun

£24.20 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise

Razor-sharp gags and intelligent one-liners from the double Sony Award-winning radio and TV writer.

Sat 24 Nov

£15 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Gary Delaney: There's Something About Gary

The something about Gary is that he has a lot of opinions on jokes and is going to let you hear them (and hopefully some jokes) on his latest tour.

Sat 24 Nov

£16.50 / 01792 863722

Glenn Tilbrook

Have guitar, will travel. That's been Glenn Tilbrook's unwavering mantra in a musical career stretching back to the 1970s, and which shows no signs of dimming as he sets out on the road again for a string of solo shows throughout March and Autumn 2018. Fresh from releasing The Knowledge with Squeeze to critical acclaim…

Wed 6 Jun

£20.35 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Gower To The Gwrhyd

Two visual female artists are showing in the new Pontardawe Heritage and Visitors Centre. Jane Carpenter works with traditional and contemporary glass with an exciting mix of glass painting and fused work. Hilary Bryanston is showing her water colours, original prints and ceramic sculpture. Hilary Bryanston recently held…

Sat 23 Jun

Free / 01792 863722

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Sun 24 Jun

Free / 01792 863722

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Wed 27 Jun

Free / 01792 863722

  • 11:00 – 15:00
…and 12 more dates until 26 Aug

Karine Polward

"A glorious singer, enquiring songwriter and enlightened mind " MOJO "One of the finest singer-songwriters in Britain" The Guardian Karine Polwart is a multi-award-winning songwriter and musician, a theatre maker, storyteller, spoken-word performer, essayist, and published writer. Five-times winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk…

Fri 19 Oct

£22 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Karine Polwart

Contemporary folk songs from the award-winning singer-songwriter whose album Traces was shortlisted for the 2013 SAY award.

Fri 19 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01792 863722

Rory McLeod

The award winning Orcadian troubadour performs magical music with a broad spectrum of influence from flamenco and blues to Celtic and calypso rhythms.

Fri 8 Jun

£10.75 / 01792 863722

Rory McLoed

Rhythmic storyteller, multi-instrumentalist. Telling unpalatable truths about broken hearts Social injustice in songs, that are percussive, bold, lyrical, deeply personal and have an unexpected edge to them, accompanied by spoons, harmonica, guitar, trombone and-tap-dancing shoes.

Fri 8 Jun

£10.75 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Talon: In The Raw

Talon bring you Eagles classics with beautiful acoustic arrangements, plus their own personal favourites in a brand new show for 2018.

Sat 23 Jun

£17.74 / 01792 863722

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Sat 23 Jun

£17.73 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Wishbone Ash

Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash remain one of the most enduring and popular bands in British Rock. With millions of albums sold, their iconic twin-guitar sound inspired bands from Thin Lizzy to Iron Maiden and produced such classics tracks as The King Will Come, Throw Down The Sword & Blowin' Free. Combining…

Sun 4 Nov

£23.10 / 01792 863722

  • 19:30

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

The stand-up comic and Mock the Week regular discusses not really knowing what she's doing in life.

Sat 13 Oct

£16.50 / 01792 863722

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