Top Choice Live Music in Cardiff

Clwb Ifor Bach

The legendary Clwb has broken many a Welsh band since it first opened its doors as a Welsh-language social club in 1983, building a reputation as Cardiff's most important indie music venue. It now hosts bands perfor…
Performing Arts in Bangor


Pontio cements Bangor's place as the cultural capital of North Wales. Within the fluid, Guggenheim-esque interior of this ambitious new multimillion-pound arts and innovation centre are a 450-seat main theatre, a 12…
Performing Arts in Llandudno

Professor Codman’s Punch & Judy Show

Queen Victoria herself watched this show, performed by the same family with the same puppets since 1860. Mr Punch’s iconic red-and-white-striped tent sits near the entrance to the pier. If you're not familiar with t…
Performing Arts in Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

One of the largest arts centres in Wales, this happening place stages excellent opera, drama, dance and concerts, plus it has a bookshop, an art gallery, a bar and a cafe. The cinema shows a good range of cult and f…
Performing Arts in North Wales Borderlands

Clwyd Theatr Cymru

Founded in 1976, Clwyd Theatr Cymru has five performance spaces and stages a year-round program of old and new drama, mainly in English, including works for children and young people. It also offers opera, live musi…
Performing Arts in Llandudno

Venue Cymru

Having undergone a major expansion, Venue Cymru is one of North Wales' leading event and performance venues. The line-up covers all bases from big rock gigs to high-brow classical performances, big-name stand-ups, m…
Theatre in Cardigan (Aberteifi)

Theatr Mwldan

Located in the former slaughterhouse, Theatr Mwldan stages comedy, drama, dance, music and films, and has an art gallery and a good cafe. In summer there are open-air productions.
Live Music in Talgarth


What happens when Creation Records boss Alan McGee, the man who unleashed Oasis on the world, decides to renovate an 1837 Baptist chapel in your little town? You get a gorgeous, intimate venue with a roster of top-l…
Theatre in Cardiff


The city's edgiest arts venue, Chapter has a varied rota of contemporary drama, as well as art exhibitions, arthouse cinema, workshops, alternative theatre and dance performances. There's also a very popular cafe-ba…
Live Performance in Hay-on-Wye (Y Gelli Gandryll)

Globe at Hay

This converted Methodist chapel wears many hats: cafe, bar, live-music venue, theatre, club and all-round community hub. It's a wonderfully intimate place to watch a band, catch a comedian or listen to a sabre-rattl…