What's On In and Around Merthyr Tydfil

Today to Tue 25 Oct, by distance closest first. Page 2

ROH Live: Madama Butterfly

Set in 19th-century Japan, Puccini's heart-rending opera tells the tale of Cio-Cio-San, a young geisha who falls in love with an American naval officer –and pays the ultimate price.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Today

A Century of Sport - Book Launch

The book presents the story of a Century of Sport at Swansea University. Written by Stan Addicott, the former Director of Sport and Physical Recreation at the University, charting the rise of...
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Fri 30 Sep

Ralph McTell

Ralph McTell is touring his album ‘Hill of Beans’.  Produced by the legendary Tony Visconti, it is Ralph’s first album of original material for 10 years.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Sat 1 Oct

RSC: Richard III

Set in 19th-century Japan, Puccini’s heart-rending opera tells the tale of Cio-Cio-San, a young geisha who falls in love with an American naval officer –and pays the ultimate price.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 3 Oct

Queen of Glory  (cert tbc)

‘Queen of Glory’ is the story of Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants, who is quitting her Ivy League PhD program to follow her married lover to Ohio.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Tue 4 Oct

In My Craft – Raymond Antrobus

Raymond Antrobus MBE FRSL, is a multi-award winning poet, educator and spoken word artist, including, the Ted Hughes Award, the Sunday Times Young Writers Award and the Rathbones Folio prize.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Thu 6 Oct

The Feast (18)

An affluent family gathers at their lavish home in the Welsh mountains for a dinner party, hosting a local businessman and neighbouring farmer to broker a business deal to mine the surrounding
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 10 Oct

It Snows in Benidorm (15)

After being forced to retire, Peter, a man of routines and few joys, decides to go to Benidorm to visit his brother Daniel with whom he has little contact.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Tue 11 Oct

ROH Live: Aida

In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in the apparatus of a modern,
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Wed 12 Oct

James Wilton Dance - The Four Seasons

James Wilton Dance, one of Europe’s most in demand dance companies, presents The Four Seasons. Using Max Richter’s recomposed version of Vivaldi’s seminal work The Four Seasons James Wilton Dance has...
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Thu 13 Oct

Angel

Angel is the legendary story of Rehana. In 2014 Kurdish families were fleeing Kobane to avoid the inevitable ISIS onslaught; Rehana stayed to fight and defend her town; as a sniper, she allegedly...
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Fri 14 Oct

The Forgiven (Cert tbc)

The Forgiven takes place over a weekend in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco and explores the reverberations of a random accident on the lives of both the local Muslims, and Western visitors to a
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 17 Oct

Exhibition on Screen: Hopper

Combined with expert interviews, diaries, and a startling visual reflection of American life, Hopper brings to life America’s arguably most influential artist.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Tue 18 Oct

Xavier Montsalvatge: Puss in Boots

Mid Wales Opera’s fifth Small Stages tour kicks off our fairytale season with Catalan composer Montsalvatge’s beautifully crafted one-act version of the familiar tale of ‘Puss in Boots’, El Gato con
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Wed 19 Oct

Crimes on Centre Court

Multi-award-winning New Old Friends are touring another dose of mirth, murder and mayhem, this time with a side of tennis.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Fri 21 Oct

Juniper (Cert tbc)

Seventeen-year-old Sam has been on a self-destructive spiral that could lead to his death. He returns home from boarding school to find his wheelchair-bound English grandmother, Ruth has moved in.
Swansea University, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ Details >
Mon 24 Oct

FREE taster session with the Monmouth Rock Choir

Do you want to join a choir near you? The local Monmouth choir is run by vocal coach Suzie Anderson.
Monmouth School, Wyebridge Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire NP25 3AD Details >
Mon 24 Oct, Mon 7 Nov, Mon 14 Nov, Mon 21 Nov, Mon 28 Nov

FREE taster session with the Mumbles Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The local The Mumbles choir is run by singer/pianist Dan Rogers.
Mumbles Methodist Church, Mumbles Road, The Mumbles SA3 4DH Details >
Sat 22 Oct, Sat 29 Oct, and more dates until Sat 3 Dec

Alchemy and Artistry - Tintern Abbey Fire Garden

A magical evening of fire, flame, and gentle music in the grounds of the iconic Tintern Abbey Spend time delighting in the Abbey Grounds illuminated with a thousand flickering candles and
Tintern Abbey NP16 6SE Details >
Fri 21 Oct and Sat 22 Oct

Swansea University Postgraduate Virtual Information Session

Booking is now open for the Postgraduate Virtual Information Session. This event is a short drop-in session so you can join us any time between 10:30 and 12:00 (BST) on Saturday 15 October 2022.
Virtual Event
Sat 15 Oct

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