News: World première of a new work by National Youth Arts Wales features lyrics by former Archbishop of Canterbury

Dr Rowan Williams has contributed lyrics for Sorrows of the Somme, a new orchestral and choral piece by the Welsh composer Brian Hughes. Commissioned by Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918, Sorrows of the Somme is Hughes’ personal response to Welsh, English and German writings about the First World War and the battle for Mametz Woods …

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News: Performances for the Curious is back with a new Autumn Season celebrating individuality, promoting diversity and supporting Welsh talent @TheCentre

Performances for the Curious is back for its second season at Wales Millennium Centre this autumn, with a programme of theatre and performance to celebrate individuality, promote diversity and showcase Welsh talent alongside some of the best international performers and boundary-pushing companies. Audiences can unleash their curiosity by choosing from over 25 performances which span …

News: Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition comes to Wales Millennium Centre alongside Black History Month celebrations

Marking 100 years since the iconic leader’s birth, the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition joins a programme of Black History Month events celebrating Black history, arts and culture The Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition opens at Wales Millennium Centre on 5 October during Black History Month, the nationwide celebration of Black history, arts and culture. The major …

News: @TheCentre supporting @fosteringnet with the #FosterWalk in Cardiff in September

Wales Millennium Centre is supporting The Fostering Network’s ‘Foster Walk’ in Cardiff on Sunday the 9th of September 2018. The Centre will be the start and end point to the network’s flagship fundraising event, which aims to raise money to help The Fostering Network continue their work transforming the lives of fostered children. The 5k …

NEWS: August 2018 Update from Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff

CASTING NEWS– KINKY BOOTS  Kinky Boots is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie. Also joining the Kinky Boots cast will be Demitri Lampra (Don), Adam Price (George) Helen Ternent (Nicola) who will be accompanied by Charlie Allen, Nicola Avino, Lizzie …

News: #FoV2018 soars as over 26,000 people enjoy 11 days of music, theatre and events in #Cardiff

Elvis Costello triumphantly marked the end of Festival of Voice 2018 at Wales Millennium Centre on Sunday (17 June 2018). The spectacular 11-day festival has been hailed a success by the organisers, with over 27,000 people enjoying sell-out live music shows, new female-led theatre productions and free events across the city. Music highlights included Patti Smith’s intimate …

Review: @PassengerMusic @FOVCardiff @TheCentre 14.6.18 @stularsen

I’ve been a fan of Mike Rosenburg (Passenger) since 2012 and Let her go, plus having seen him perform at Cardiff Uni in 2014, was curious to see how he’d progressed. I’m a little embarrassed to say that I’ve not really kept up with his music, but he’s got that kind of distinctive voice that …