An arts centre and business hub

The Metropole in Abertillery is a community arts, culture and business centre providing services to the community of Abertillery and surrounding areas. All of our staff are Dementia Friendly Trained and the venue is completely accessible.


Come along to The Met and join us in singing sessions, especially for those affected by dementia.

Starting Saturday 14th September,
from 11am-1pm.

4th - 5th September 2019


AYDMS present Backwards Broadway, a musical celebration where men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa!!

11th September 2019

Guide Dogs
for the Blind

Abertillery Ladies Orpheus Choir and special guest artists perform in this special concert in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

13th September 2019

Hospice of the Valleys presents
A night of standup comedy!

A night of stand-up comedy with our headline act Tanyalee Davis, as seen on Live At The Apollo, The John Bishop Show & The Last Leg!


Business facilities

The perfect venue for your meetings, conferences and performances …

Fridays 11am-1pm

Weekly Tea Dances

Learn to dance, make friends and enjoy a cup of tea and a Welsh cake - £4.00 per person

Coming soon to The Met…

11th October 2019

Big Mac's Wholly Soul Band

We are delighted to welcome back this 11 piece classic Soul Band who have been together for 29 years and have played all over the UK and Europe. They have supported more

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24th October 2019

A Night of Melody & Song

Hermon Cemetery Trust Presents A Night of Melody & Song We invite you to an evening of musical entertainment starring Katy Treharne and friends with Abertillery more

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29th October 2019

Creepy Crafty Activities

Join Head4Arts to make a spooktacular Halloween mobile, with hanging models of bats, spiders and ghosts to get you ready for Halloween. Suitable for 4 to 9 year olds. more

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An arts venue with modern conference facilities in a beautiful and historic setting...

A unique blend of the traditional and the ultra modern, The Met (as it is known locally) has stood at the heart of the community of Abertillery for over 100 years. Originally known as the Metropole Theatre and Dance Hall, it has had a significant role in the history of Abertillery since it's construction in 1892, and has always been recognised as a hub in the cultural life of the community.

The Met is recognised as the centre for cultural events, activities and performances in Abertillery, as well as operating as a successful conference and meeting venue.

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