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.

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…

14th February 2019

Golden Melodies With Craig & Jason

Join us at The Met for an afternoon of golden oldie songs and entertainment with Craig James & Jason Price read more

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27th - 28th February 2019

The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio

Immersion Theatre are thrilled to present a brand new, larger-than-life musical adaptation of the much-loved classic, Pinocchio! Based on the fantastical children& more

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2nd March 2019

The Counterfeit Stones - Street Fighting Sham

The Counterfeit Stones Street Fighting Sham (The Great British Take Off) Why pay a fortune to see ants in a stadium when for a fraction of 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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