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.

24th - 28th April 2019

Legally Blonde

AYDMS are back with the fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde!

17th April 2019

The Magic of

Join Alice and her friends on a magical, mad-cap adventure in Wonderland!

12th April 2019

Melvin Hancox Band

One of the stars of this year's Abertillery Rock and Blues Festival returns to The Met with Ray Richman on drums and Tom Harper on bass guitar.


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…

29th - 30th May 2019

Magic To Do - AYDMS Annual May Concert

All four AYDMS sections return to the Metropole for their Annual May Concert. With plenty of brand new numbers, AYDMS have plenty of Magic to Do on the stage! Come more

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6th June 2019

A Conversation With Heaven

Join renowned spiritualist medium Alun Havard for an evening of mediumship. Often described as one of the most detailed and accurate mediums that you can more

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8th June 2019

Ceri Dupree in The Ladies I Love.

Ceri Dupree is back on the road with his faaaaabulous new show, with new costumes, routines, jokes and songs. Presenting a glamorous evening of hysterical comedy, 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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