Memo Arts Centre

Memo Arts Centre
7 Gladstone Road, Barry, South Glamorgan, CF62 8NA
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Popularly known as the Memo, the Barry Memorial Hall and Theatre is the largest multi-arts venue in the Vale of Glamorgan and Barry's only cinema. Inaugurated in 1932, it was named in remembrance of the local people who lost their lives in WWI.

Hosting regular arts events and concerts, plus a teenagers' nightclub, the main auditorium seats 886 (1,300 including standing).

Previous performers include Ant and Dec (as PJ and Duncan) and Len Rawle.

Events at this venue

There are 25 events at this location

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The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

  • 3 stars
  • 1994
  • Australia
  • 1h 44min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Stephan Elliott
  • Written by: Stephan Elliott
  • Cast: Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Bill Hunter

Two transvestites and a transsexual team up for a trip across the Australian outback for a drag show in Alice Springs. Serious issues pop up from time to time, but the emphasis is on the camp humour of the in-bus bitchiness and outrageous musical set pieces.

Tue 25 Jun

01446 738622

  • 19:00

André Rieu: Shall We Dance?

Screening of André Rieu's 2019 hometown concert in Maastricht.

Sat 27 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01446 738622

Sun 28 Jul

01446 738622

  • 15:00

Beauty & The Beast Singalong

Be our guest at sing-a-long beauty and the beast! With on-screen lyrics so everyone can join in!

Wed 31 Jul

£3.50–£4 / 01446 738622

The Best of Queen

Tribute to flamboyant rockets Queen.

Sat 23 Nov

£24.50 / 01446 738622

Boogie Wonderland

Live eight-piece band of musicians from London's West End perform disco floor fillers at this tribute night.

Fri 15 Nov

£24 / 01446 738622

Freedom: George Michael Tribute

Tribute to George Michael by Wayne Dilks.

Fri 28 Jun

£24.50 / 01446 738622

Jackson Live

Michael Jackson tribute show featuring CJ.

Thu 28 Nov

£21 / 07584052746

Kast Off Kinks

Not quite a tribute band as the Kast off Kinks feature former members of the Kinks from through the years, including original drummer Mick Avory.

Tue 22 Oct

01446 738622

  • 19:30

Margaret Atwood: Live In Cinemas

Interview with the Handmaid's Tale author, Margaret Atwood, screened live from London.

Tue 10 Sep

01446 738622


  • 3 stars
  • 1996
  • US
  • 1h 38min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Danny DeVito
  • Written by: Nicholas Kazan, Robin Swicord
  • Cast: Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Pam Ferris

Capturing the delicious wickedness of Roald Dahl's writing, director De Vito fully exploits exaggeration and playful camera work to tell the tale of a gifted child who uses her super brain to outwit her neglectful parents. Offsetting the loveable Matilda against a series of horribly inflated bad characters, the film's…

Sat 14 Sep

01446 738622

The Mersey Beatles

Beatles tribute band – authentic Scousers and Cavern Club regulars.

Thu 12 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01446 738622

National Theatre Live: Small Island

  • 2019

Live screening of the National Theatre's adaption of Andrea Levy's award-winning novel.

Thu 27 Jun

01446 738622

  • 19:00

£10 / 01446 738622

National Theatre Live: The Lehman Trilogy

Live broadcast of National Theatre's play about the rise and fall of the Lehman Brothers and their role in the 2008 financial crisis, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles.

Thu 8 Aug

01446 738622

  • 18:30

Northern Ballet Live: Dracula

  • 12A

Northern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic horror story is broadcast live in cinemas.

Thu 31 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 01446 738622

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors

  • 2011
  • UK
  • E
  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Cast: David Benson, Oliver Chris, James Corden

James Corden returns to the National Theatre for Richard Bean's English version of Goldoni's classic Italian comedy.

Thu 26 Sep

01446 738622

Oliver! The Musical

Community co-production of the classic musical, based on Charles Dickens' novel about the orphan boy.

Fri 23 Aug

£12 (£10) / 01446 738622

Oskar's Amazing Adventure

  • 3 stars

An engaging piece of theatre for young children which tells the tale of a puppy who leaves his home in search of friendship.

Fri 1 Nov

£7 / 01446 738622

Pop Divas Live

Live tribute to the leading ladies of pop with hits from Little Mix, Katy Perry, Adele, Taylor Swift and more.

Sat 9 Nov

£16.50 / 01446 738622

Robert Temple: The Hypnotist – Live & Outrageous

Robert Temple stars in a comedy / hypnosis show that aims to steer away from the traditional pocket watch hypnotist and make audiences laugh out loud.

Sat 12 Oct

£18 / 01446 738622

Rwtsh Ratsh Rala Rwdins

Adaptation of the children's book Rwtsh Ratsh Rala Rwdins by Angharad Tomos.

Fri 12 Jul

£6 / 01446 738622

The Tina Turner Experience

High energy tribute to the iconic soul / rock singer.

Sat 17 Aug

£23 (£21) / 01446 738622

A Tribute To Ariana and JoJo

Tribute concert to Ariana Grande and JoJo Siwa.

Thu 15 Aug

£15 / 01446 738622

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Go on a Spice World journey for an evening of your favourite Spice Girls hits.

Sat 5 Oct

£25 / 01446 738622

Westlife: The Twenty Tour Live

Twenty years after the release of their first single Westlife got back together for a massive reunion tour. The final leg of the tour will be broadcast live from Dublin's Croke Park stadium to cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

Sat 6 Jul

01446 738622

Wise Children

Emma Rice stages Angela Carter's last novel about Brixton twins Nora and Dora Chance for the stage.

Thu 3 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 01446 738622

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