Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru
Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5AL
  • Box office 029 2063 6464
  • General enquiries 029 2063 6464
  • Food served Tue–Sat Noon–2.30pm and 5pm–9.30pm; Sun Noon–4pm.
  • Website www.wmc.org.uk

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Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru

The Wales Millennium Centre is a fixture of Cardiff's spectacular regeneration of the Cardiff Bay area, and has already reached iconic status in popular culture thanks to its multiple appearances in Cardiff-shot BBC TV shows such as Doctor Who and Torchwood. After a long struggle for funding, Zaha Hadid's impressive building opened its bilingual facade in 2004 and phase 2 was completed in 2009 with the opening of the BBC Hoddinott Hall.

The Centre has multiple performance spaces, bars, coffee shops and the highly-rated (by the Guardian) ffresh restaurant. It also hosts the offices of numerous Welsh cultural organisations.

Cardiffbus routes 7 and 8 stop near the centre, and the Cardiff Baycar route 6 runs a shuttle service from Cardiff Central railway station, which takes eight minutes each way. Alternatively, Cardiff Bay station is five minutes' walk away (follow Lloyd George Ave and the station is on the Bute St side of the intersection). There is ample parking in Pierhead St car park, directly adjacent to the Centre.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi

Event times

There are 19 events at this location

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BBC National Orchestra Of Wales

Edwin Outwater conductor Maxim Rysanov viola Alice Neary cello Robert Court organ Members of the BBC National Chorus of Wales * ★★★★ * Pēteris Vasks *Cantabile * Pēteris Vasks Viola Concerto John Metcalf Cello Symphony With its rich, sensual sound, there is surely no better instrument to convey…

BBC National Orchestra Of Wales: Great Brits 1

Clark Rundell conducts the orchestra, with harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani, for David Sawer's The Greatest Happiness Principle, Howard Skempton's Lento, Charlie Barber's Shut Up And Dance and Gavin Bryars's Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet.

Fri 13 Jan 2017

BBC National Orchestra Of Wales: Welsh Foundations 3

Rymon Gamba conducts William Mathias's Laudi, Daniel Jones's Violin Concerto, Gareth Glyn's Gododdin and Alun Hoddinott's Symphony No 2, with violinist Jack Liebeck.

Fri 27 Jan 2017

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Times to be confirmed / £18–£28 / 029 2063 6464

Wed 29 Mar 2017

Times to be confirmed / £18–£28 / 029 2063 6464

Thu 30 Mar 2017

Times to be confirmed / £18–£28 / 029 2063 6464

…and 2 more dates until 1 Apr 2017

Crh Music Presents Kaia Kater

Born in Quebec of mixed Afro-Caribbean ancestry and now residing in Toronto, at 22 years old Kaia Kater is lauded for being one Americana's youngest performers, But what's special is that she's blowing up the roots music scene in spite of her age, not because of it. Her music combines beautifully subtle old-time banjo…

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Grease

  • Directed by: Arlene Phillips (choreographer)
  • Written by: Jim Jacobs

The classic romantic musical, set in an American high school in the '50s.

Mon 17 Jul 2017

£15–£41 / 029 2063 6464

Tue 18 Jul 2017

£15–£41 / 029 2063 6464

Wed 19 Jul 2017

£15–£41 / 029 2063 6464

…and 9 more dates until 29 Jul 2017

Marti Pellow

Pop and soul from the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, who releases his new album Mysterious in February 2017.

Sun 19 Mar 2017

Mary Poppins

The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny featuring the songs 'Step in Time', 'Jolly Holiday' and 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'.

Wed 14 Dec

Thu 15 Dec

Fri 16 Dec

…and 24 more dates until 14 Jan 2017

Miss Saigon

  • Directed by: Geoffrey Garratt
  • Written by: Michael Mahler (lyrics)

Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, this tragic musical follows the relationship between an American GI and the young Vietnamese woman who is sold to him for a night.

Wed 29 Nov 2017

Thu 30 Nov 2017

Fri 1 Dec 2017

…and 30 more dates until 6 Jan 2018 back to top

Per Oddvar Johansen With Helge Lien And Torben Snekkestad

The Norwegian jazz drummer and composer who released his debut album, Let's Dance, in early 2016, is joined by pianist Lien and saxophonist Snekkestad.

Pride and Prejudice

  • Directed by: Deborah Bruce
  • Written by: Simon Reade (adapt)

Simon Reade's adaptation of Austen's classic novel.

Tue 21 Feb 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 029 2063 6464

Wed 22 Feb 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 029 2063 6464

Thu 23 Feb 2017

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 029 2063 6464

…and 2 more dates until 25 Feb 2017

Sondergard At Christmas

Thomas Sondergard conducts Prokofiev's Love For Three Oranges, Suite, Winter Bonfire, Piano Concerto No 1 and Lieutenant Kije, Suite.

Mon 12 Dec

Stewart Lee: Content Provider

The deep-thinking, anti-comedian returns with another panoply of caustic observations in his first full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World.

Sue Perkins: Spectacles

The bespectacled half of Great British Bake-Off duo Mel and Sue goes solo with her new book Spectacles.

Sun 26 Feb 2017

Sunny Afternoon

  • Directed by: Adam Cooper
  • Written by: Joe Penhall

British singer-songwriter, Ray Davies, recalls his early life and the career of the eponymous pop-rock group, The Kinks, in this musical biography set during the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Edward Hall.

Tue 17 Jan 2017

Donald Gordon Theatre

£17.50–£47.50 / 029 2063 6464

Wed 18 Jan 2017

Thu 19 Jan 2017

…and 2 more dates until 21 Jan 2017

Welsh National Opera: La Boheme

Manlio Benzi conducts Puccini's vivid portrait of Parisian bohemian life, with direction from Annabel Arden and choreography from Philippe Giraudeau. Sung in Italian with surtitles in English and Welsh.

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Donald Gordon Theatre

£7–£43 / 029 2063 6464

Thu 2 Feb 2017

Donald Gordon Theatre

£7–£43 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 3 Feb 2017

Donald Gordon Theatre

£7–£43 / 029 2063 6464

…and 3 more dates until 15 Feb 2017

Welsh National Opera: Madama Butterfly

Joachim Herz production of Puccini's much-loved opera about a lieutenant of the US Navy who marries a Japanese geisha. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Wonderman

Following their 2013 Edinburgh smash hit The Bloody Ballad, multi award-winning theatre company Gagglebabble are back in an exciting collaboration with National Theatre Wales. Wonderman is a unique gig-theatre take on Roald Dahl's short stories for adults, combining a sizzling hot score of original live music, macabre…

Mon 12 Dec

Tue 13 Dec

Wed 14 Dec

…and 9 more dates until 24 Dec

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