Pontardawe Arts Centre
- Box office 01792 863722
- General enquiries 01792 863722
- Box office times Mon–Fri noon–8pm & 1 hour before performances.
- Website www.nptartsandents.co.uk
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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Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t
You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.
Barcelona Gypsy Orchestra
The Barcelona Gypsy Balkan Orchestra draw on many musical influences: Catalan traditional songs mix with oriental rhythms, Gipsy swing meets Eastern Europe, Cuban revolutionary songs merge with Balkan rhythms and hot Balkan and Klezmer music turn to the core of the Mediterranean popular scene.
The Best Thing
Vamos Theatre present a bittersweet story of mistaken morals and broken hearts set in the 1960s.
A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. Following the success of their 30th Anniversary ‘Steeltown’ Tour Big Country present their 'Best Of' tour.
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
The true story of Pinocchio told by Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies.
Thu 23 Feb
Chart topping, recording artist, Dean Friedman has sold millions of records around the world and had top 40 radio hits including classics like, 'Ariel', 'Lucky Stars', 'Lydia', 'Woman of Mine', 'Well, Well' Said the Rocking Chair' and 'McDonald's Girl'. Dean Friedman is entirely unique and utterly brilliant! - ThreeWeeks…
Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.
The East Pointers
The East Pointers hail from Canada's Prince Edward Island and feature banjoist/vocalist/step-dancer Koady Chaisson, fiddle player/vocalist Tim Chaisson, and guitarist/vocalist Jake Charron. The cousins Chaisson are part of the sixth generation of a heralded legacy of fiddlers and folk musicians from the island. When Jake…
An Evening at the Hot Club with Afternoon in Paris
Swing, jive, funk, samba, afro- and Latin-inspired jazz
Sat 4 Feb
£10 (£8) / 01792 863722
Gimme Some Lovin
Nine piece soul band delivering a sound you just can't resit getting up and dancing to. Playing classic tunes from the likes of The Commitments, The Blues Brothers, James Brown, Otis Reading, Wilson Picket, tina turner and so many more.
John Hinton's Ensonglopedia of Science
A song about science for every letter of the alphabet. Expect atoms, Big Bangs and cells. Expect X-rays, Y-chromosomes and plenty of zoology. Expect the unexpected. And expect it to rhyme. Presented by John Hinton.
Sheffield-born actor and musician Graham Fellows takes to the stage in the guise of his best-known character, John Shuttleworth. The nerdy and socially-unaware singer-songwriter will delight with his unique musical offerings and straight-talking attitude.
John Shuttleworth: My Last Will & Tasty Mint
A recent health scare (well, a mild bout of sciatica) has made Shuttleworth question his mortality.
Jon Boden is best known is the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead.
Female fronted symphonic prog rock band from Swansea.
Kathryn Roberts And Sean Lakeman
Long established as one of the UK folk scene's most rewardingly enduring partnerships and twice winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Duo - 2016 & 2013 - the couple's intimacy and strength of passion on stage have won them many fans and an enviable reputation as 'Songwriters par excellence'- (fRoots), whose…
Original members Paul Jones, Mike d'Abo, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg, along with Rob Townsend, Marcus Cliffe and Simon Currie, recreate the hits.
There she was just a walkin' down the street, singing Do wah diddy diddy dum diddy do! One of the most popular, and instantly recognisable, songs of the '60's and still the biggest audience pleaser at their concerts some 50 years later. Original Manfred Mann members Paul Jones, Mike Hugg and Tom McGuinness are joined by…
Mid Wales Opera: The Magic Flute
Mozart's fairy tale about good, evil and freemasonry.
The three founder members of Oysterband, John Jones, Alan Prosser and Ian Telfer plays a relaxed acoustic set.
Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
It's An Act present the hilarious John Godber comedy which focuses on the relationships of two very different couples staying at a seaside campsite in Wales.
Seann Walsh: One for the Road
Sharp and energetic observational humour from this fast-riser.
Southern Tennant Folk Union
Folk, roots and Americana music with a social conscience.
Indie-rock outfit from Liverpool who hit the charts in the mid-90s with the quirky 'Female of the Species' and 'The Ballad of Tom Jones'.
A Strange New Space
Did you know that Astronauts get taller in space? That our solar system is around 4.6 billion years old? Or that there are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on all of the beaches on Earth? Amira knows all of these things. One night her Mother tells her they must leave their hometown to find a safe space. So…
Sully: Miracle on the Hudson
- 96 min
- Directed by: Clint Eastwood
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney
- UK release: 2 December 2016
The story of pilot Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger (Hanks), who became an unassuming hero in 2009 after successfully ditching a US Airways Airbus 320 on the Hudson River. Eckhart gives strong support as co-pilot Jeff Skiles but the film belongs to Hanks, whose understated performance, with the skilful re-enactments of the…