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Events @: The Coliseum This Season.
03000 040 444

Thursday 5 September 7.30pm.
Presented by Ad Lib (Cymru)

With Phyl Harries + Ieuan Rhys

Legendary Welsh rugby player Shane Williams will share the extraordinary secrets of his illustrious career when he takes to the stage for this intimate and revealing evening.

This is great evening for fans of Welsh rugby and a chance to get up close and personal with Shane, as he lifts the lid on life on and off the pitch.

It also includes a Q & A, session - so if you have a burning question to put to Shane, now is your chance!

£20.00. Concessions £18.00

Thursday 19 September 7.30pm.

Award-winning Le Navet Bete present a hilarious new comedy adventure that will have you rolling with laughter from here to the French countryside.

Armed only with a baguette and his questionable steed, join hot-headed D'Artagnan as he travels to Paris full of childish excitement and misplaced bravado to become a Musketeer. Will things go to plan? It's unlikely.

With four actors and over 30 characters this will be their most hilariously chaotic adventure yet!

Running time: Approx 2 hours (includes an interval)

Age 7+

£19.00. Concessions £17.00

Thursday 26 September 7.30pm.

with original members Helen Scott & Valerie Holiday

This iconic world famous trio are famous for their soulful voices, precise choreography and their goldmine of smash hits including, When Will I See You Again, Take Good Care Of Yourself, Year Of Decision, My Simple Heart, Woman In Love and Givin' Up Givin In.

Expect a sensational night of glitz, glamour and gorgeous harmonies in this very special one -off concert!


Thursday 3 October 7.30pm.
The Alarm lead singer and songwriter Mike Peters, is back at The Coliseum as part of The Alarm - Hurricane of Change 30th Anniversary Acoustic Tour

Saturday 5 October 2.00pm
Captain Flinn is ready for an adventure!
Les Petits return with the sequel to their highly successful Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs based on the book by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto.
When Flinn is in the middle of his school play his old nemesis, Mr T the T-Rex, appears and kidnaps his friends forcing them to hunt for the Magic Cutlass; a sword that grants any wish! The children are whisked away for another fantastic adventure to a world of devious dinosaurs, deep-sea dangers and smelly sausages!
Age 3+
£12.50,Concessions £10.50, Family Ticket £40.00

Thursday 10 October 7.30pm & Friday 11 October 1.00pm.
by Yasmina Reza
Translated by Christopher Hampton
Directed by Richard Tunley

A Black RAT Productions and Blackwood Miners' Institute co-production.

Three men; one painting; much disaster!

The team behind One Man, Two Guvnors and Loot present this multi-award winning comedy masterpiece.

Starring Black RAT favourites Gareth John Bale (One Man, Two Guvnors, 39 Steps, Grav), Keiron Self (BBC TV's My Family, Neville's Island & Bedroom Farce) and Richard Tunley (Bouncers, Bedroom Farce).

Serge has bought a large, completely white painting for an extortionate sum of money. Marc hates the painting and cannot believe that a friend of his could possibly want such a modern piece. Yvan attempts, unsuccessfully, to placate both sides with hilarious consequences.

Classy, funny, entertaining and heart-warming, ART is a phenomenon and one of the most successful comedies ever.

Age 14+

£14.00. Concessions £12.00

Sunday 20 October 7.30pm.

It's a remarkable milestone few bands have achieved, 50 years of continual touring and recording. As Wishbone Ash take their place amongst an exceptionally rare elite, they'll be celebrating the occasion with a specially extended show, taking you on a unique journey through their illustrious history.

Join in the celebrations and become a part of rock history as they mark this incredible anniversary back on home soil in the UK - where it all began!


Tuesday 22 October 7.00pm

.Join in the world's largest youth drama festival to see Shakespeare performed as you've never seen it before!

Celebrate the language, magic and possibilities of Shakespeare in an exhilarating evening of theatre, with a series of unique productions staged by local schools.

Details of the schools performing at The Coliseum can be found on SSF's website: shakespeareschools.org/the-festival

Concessions £8.00.

Friday 25 October 7.30pm.

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is back by popular demand bringing his fantastic show to the Coliseum once more!

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s, when Les and his legendary band ruled the world's pop charts and The Bay City Rollers' music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers.


Saturday 26 October 7.30pm
A Tribute to Foreigner and Journey.
Paying tribute to two of the biggest rock bands in the world and cherry picking the most iconic songs from each of the two bands, including bonafide rock classics such as the massive anthems Don't Stop Believin', Cold As Ice, Separate Ways, Juke Box Hero and Feels Like The First Time, to gentler power ballads including I Want To Know What Love Is, Faithfully, Waiting For A Girl Like You, and Open Arms
A Foreigners Journey are far more than just a tribute band, their show is a living, breathing powerful experience.

Friday 1 November 7.00pm
Divided by love. United by war.
'I've had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows, and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can. Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive!'
Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night, he looks back at his short but joyful past: his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.
Winner of the Blue Peter 'Book of the Year' Award, Private Peaceful is "as moving as the poetry of Wilfred Owen and as painfully memorable as white-hot shrapnel..."(The Sunday Herald).
Age 8+
£12.00, Concessions £10.00, Family Ticket £35.00

You'll have a ball at this magical panto!

Friday 6 December 7.00pm.
Saturday 7 December 2.00pm.*
Sunday 8 December 2.00pm.
Saturday 14 December 2.00pm & 6.00pm
Sunday 15 December 2.00pm

Be whisked away on a magical journey of stars, glitter, music and laughter with the most magical family pantomime of them all - Cinderella.

Buttons will take you through the enchanting story of Cinderella, meeting the Ugly Sisters, the Fairy Godmother and a whole host of colourful characters along the way.

Gorgeous costumes, dazzling scenery and a fantastic cast are the magical ingredients in this lavish and vibrant traditional family panto.

Don't miss this glittering treat, it's guaranteed to be the highlight of your festive season - and ours!

Concessions £13.00
Family Ticket £49.00.
Groups of 20+ £9.50

Saturday 18 April 2020 at 12.00pm & 3.30pm.

Milkshake Monkey can't wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!

Starring Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and the Floogals, alongside two Milkshake presenters, this brand-new show has plenty of laughter, audience interaction and great fun to get everyone up on their feet!

It's a family show not to be missed!

£16.00 , Children under 2 £5.00
Children aged 2 - 16 £14.50
Family Ticket £56.00

Events @ The Park & Dare Treorchy
03000 040 444

Thursday 26 & Friday 27 September 7.30pm.
Cabaret Style seating in the Lounge Bar

Fresh from starring as Glinda in the smash hit musical Wicked; join our very own Sophie Evans in this very special intimate concert celebrating all her favourite musical smash hits.
Sophie first captivated national TV audiences as a 17-year-old in the star search show Over the Rainbow, and rapidly established herself as a stage and screen rising star.
Since then she has starred on stage in productions of Lord of the Dance and You Won't Succeed On Broadway If You Don't Have Any Jews and on the big screen in hit movies Pride and The World's End.

Saturday 5 October 7.30pm
Following sell-out tours and wowing the nation with their extraordinary harmonies on Britain's Got Talent, sensational Welsh singing brothers Richard and Adam are back.
Let the boys captivate you with a night of world-class music including the smash hits A Million Dreams, Bring Him Home, Volare and The Impossible Dream, performed with such glorious harmonies and stunning vocals that chills will run down your spine!
For the most loyal of fans, a number of VIP tickets are available which include front row seating and a Meet & Greet with Richard & Adam at 6.00pm.

Concessions £17.00
VIP Meet & Greet £39.50

Tuesday 8 October 7.30pm

'From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life'

Best Large Scale Dance Production, Wales Theatre Awards
Critics' Circle Award winning company, Ballet Cymru, present an extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare's masterpiece Romeo and Juliet.
Intense fighting, passionate duets and universal themes echo through dramatic and lyrical choreography. Exquisite costumes and extraordinary video projections create a world of danger and excitement where two young lovers are caught in an age old feud.
This is a dynamic and unique collaboration between 3 of Wales' outstanding arts organisations, Ballet Cymru, Coreo Cymru and The Riverfront Theatre Newport.
£14.00, Concessions £12.00

Friday 18 October 7.30pm
'Wildlife cameramen don't come much more special than Doug Allan' Sir David Attenborough
oin multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family, with highlights from the most challenging assignments of his 35 years filming wildlife in the remotest places on Earth.
Find out if snow leopards or leopard seals are the most scary; discover how to get close to the biggest fish in the sea and whether your eyeballs freeze at minus 50.
Copies of Doug's book Freeze Frame will be on sale, as well as his colour prints of polar bears, penguins and seals.
£18.50, Concessions £16.50

Thursday 24 October 7.30pm.
A Mr and Mrs Clark Production

In The Lounge Area

Jonny is a teacher, a workshop leader, a football fan, a father, a festival goer. Jonny is deaf.

This is his humorous and moving story, portraying the vulnerability of a deaf man, created and performed by a deaf man.

For a hearing audience it is an illuminating and emotional experience. For deaf audience members the show is a familiar tale of misunderstanding and isolation. For all audiences it is a humorous and at times moving story of one man's attempt to cope, to fit in and be accepted.

Age 11+

The show is accessible to D/deaf, hard of hearing and hearing audiences through the use of spoken English, British Sign Language and creative captions.

£10.00, Concessions £8.00

Friday 1 November 2.00pm


What do you get when you cross balloons and storytelling with a ton of silliness? You get a brilliantly bonkers kids' show that tells the story of Dr Frankenstein whose dream of winning a highly-coveted dance contest is fading fast.
Can Dr Frankenstein's assistant Igor teach a friendly monster to dance in time?
Step into Circo Ridiculoso's quirky show - a hilarious fusion of silliness, storytelling and brilliant balloon puppetry.
Age 3+

Sunday 3 November 6.30pm.

Presented by Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC in association with The Royal British Legion

This annual concert commemorates and honours all those who have lost their lives in conflicts, and is both a moving and enjoyable experience.

Featuring The Regimental Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh, with Director of Music, Major Denis Burton MBE and rousing performances by Morlais Male Choir, this touching performance is a chance for you to show your support for the Armed Forces Community and raise money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.


Thursday 14 November 8.00pm.

Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend + Gary Fletcher.

2019 sees The Blues Band Celebrate their 40th year together

Many of the Blues Band's 21st century fans weren't even born when these five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, decided to fly in the face of musical fashion in 1979 and form a band 'just to play the blues'.

No one could have predicted that, 40 years on, they'd still be dazzling audiences with their showmanship and virtuosity. With this line-up, it's hardly surprising.

£25.00, Concessions £23.50

You'll have a ball at this magical panto!

Friday 20 December 7.00pm
Saturday 21 December 2.00pm. & 6.00pm
Sunday 22 December 2.00pm & 6.00pm.
Monday 23 December 2.00pm. & 6.00pm
Tuesday 24 December 10.30am & 2.00pm.

Be whisked away on a magical journey of stars, glitter, music and laughter with the most magical family pantomime of them all - Cinderella.

Buttons will take you through the enchanting story of Cinderella, meeting the Ugly Sisters, the Fairy Godmother and a whole host of colourful characters along the way.

Gorgeous costumes, dazzling scenery and a fantastic cast are the magical ingredients in this lavish and vibrant traditional family panto.

Don't miss this glittering treat, it's guaranteed to be the highlight of your festive season - and ours!

Concessions £13.00
Family Ticket £49.00.
Groups of 20+ £9.50

Sunday 17 May 7.30pm.

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock'n'roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening.

Join the founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo as he talks about the mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever.

Expect laughter, revelations, tales involving some of the giants of music, exclusive video clips, snatches of classic tunes and a great night out.

£40.00 VIP Tickets - includes premium seating and merchandise.
£75.00 Super VIP Tickets - includes premium seating, merchandise and a preshow meet and greet with Francis.

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