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.

9th-12th January 2020

Beauty and
the Beast

Encore Theatre Academy brings you the tale as old as time, Beauty & The Beast…

22nd January 2020

Up Pompeii!

Based on the original characters in the Frankie Howerd BBC comedy, this hilarious romp through ancient Pompeii brings back all the television favourites in this full-length play.

4th January 2020

Live Superstars of Welsh Wrestling

Witness the glitz, the glamour and the highflying bodyslamming action of live superstars of Welsh wrestling!


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…

17th - 18th December 2019

St Marys RC Primary - A Christmas Cracker Concert

St Mary’s RC Primary School Present A Christmas Cracker Concert Enjoy a medley of Christmas songs from the movies performed by the pupils of St Mary’s RC more

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19th December 2019

Patrick Sheen Singers Afternoon Concert

Dementia Friendly Performance Join the ‘Paddy Sheen’ Singers in some Christmas cheer as they sing our favourite festive tunes. Tickets: £5.00 more

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4th January 2020

Live Superstars of Welsh Wrestling

You've seen it on the TV, now come witness the glitz, the glamour and the highflying bodyslamming action of live superstars of wrestling as they steam roll their way 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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