Opened in 1906, the New Theatre is the last traditional theatre left in Cardiff. It has luckily survived whilst every other theatre, concert hall and cinema in the city have been closed and demolished.
The Cardiff Motorpoint Arena is the city's major concert venue attracting the biggest names in music and comedy. Visitors travel from all over south Wales and the south west of England.
Cardiff University Students Union is a multi-level space in the heart of the university area. There are two main venues. The Great Hall is one of the city's oldest gig venues and hosts tours from many leading artists. Y Plas is a smaller space and usually hosts up and coming bands as well as weekly club nights.
St David's Hall is a 2,000 capacity concert hall. Opened in 1982 and built as part of the shopping centre, the outside might be far from attractive but the varied entertainment inside proves a huge draw to visitors from around the world.
Wales Millennium Centre opened in 2004 and has already established its reputation as one of the World`s iconic arts and cultural destinations. The vision of the Centre is to be an internationally significant cultural landmark and centre for the performing arts, renowned for inspiration, excellence and leadership.
The Sherman Theatre offers a distinct and diverse theatre programme for audiences. Performances are in English or Welsh, original plays and national touring acts including popular alternative comedians.