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.

28th March 2020

The Sounds of Simon

The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel. Lose yourself to nostalgia as the full band play such classics as Mrs Robinson, The Boxer, The Sounds of Silence and You Can Call Me Al.

21st March 2020

Mike Doyle
Rocking With Laughter!

Come and join Mike Doyle and his fabulous live band for a sensational evening of his unique brand of comedy and music, guaranteed to delight and entertain in equal measure.

13th March 2020

I Want That Hair

Set in a town in northern England, this is a hilarious warts and all look at what happens between the chit-chat, the wash and blow dry in a local hair salon. It explores the lives and friendship of the two women who work there.

24th April 2020

The Carpenters

Back by popular demand, the UK's leading tribute to The Carpenters! Featuring, the amazing voice of Maggie Nestor & top class musicians.


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…

3rd March 2020


‘West’ is the brand-new play from the award-winning writer of ‘Grav’ and ‘The Wood’.  Starring Gareth John more

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6th March 2020

Owen Money's Juke Box Heroes 3 Tour

Following the huge success of Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes in 2016, and then Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes II in 2018; Owen Money is back with another talent more

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13th March 2020

I Want That Hair

Set in a fading hairdresser’s, in a town in northern England, ‘I Want That Hair’ Is a hilarious warts and all look at what happens between the 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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