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.

Please Note our Christmas Opening Hours:

Closed from Monday 24th December to Wednesday 2nd January .

We would like to wish our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

5th January 2019

Welsh Wrestling

The number one family entertainment show in Wales is heading back to Abertillery!

9th - 13th January 2019

Jack & the Beanstalk

Encore Theatre Academy present the much-loved story of Jack and the Beanstalk!

16th January 2019

The Vicar of Dibley

Theatre Adhoc bring you a hilarious evening, celebrating all things Dibley!


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…

19th December 2018

West End At Christmas

Join a host of stars from the West End as they present a magical evening of entertainment, featuring hits from the musicals and the best of Christmas songs. The more

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5th January 2019

Welsh Wrestling - The Alternative Panto!

The number one family entertainment show in Wales is heading back to Abertillery! The top rope flying, body slamming superstars of Welsh Wrestling will dazzle you and more

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9th - 13th January 2019

Encore Theatre Academy Presents Jack and The Beanstalk

Encore Theatre Academy brought you Cinderella last year and this year they will present the much-loved story of Jack and the Beanstalk. With a bag full of magic 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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