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.

Important  Notice 

Following notice from the UK Government, The Met will be closed until further notice. We are currently in the process of re-arranging all shows and performances due to take place during April, May, June and July. Details are on the 'Whats On' pages of the web-site. All pre-purchased tickets will be valid for the revised dates. If you are unable to attend on the re-scheduled date, you will be able to have a refund. If this is the case, please contact us for individual queries, otherwise we shall assume you are able to attend on the new date. However, please note that we shall not be able to action refunds until we are allowed to return to work in the coming weeks.  Please bear with us during these unprecedented and difficult times.

We are constantly reviewing the situation and will update you on all other future shows and performances in the near future.

Thank you for your understanding and keep safe!


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…

21st August 2020

The Valli Boys UK

The Valli Boys UK are widely acknowledged as the ultimate tribute to the sensational sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.There are many Frankie Valli and more

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22nd August 2020

A Timeless Tale - New date - Saturday 22nd August

Join our Snow Sisters on a spell binding adventure into the unknown as they attempt to re-write the missing pages of the Enchanted Fairytale Storybook. With the more

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1st - 4th September 2020

AYDMS Intermediate - Jesus Christ Superstar

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary musical Jesus Christ Superstar comes to the Metropole in September 2020 following the success of AYDMS’s 2019 production - 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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