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Category Archives: Drama & Dance

Abergavenny Theatre Group Present DRACULA

The dark nights of winter will become a little darker this January in Abergavenny Borough Theatre. Amateur dramatics group ‘Abergavenny Theatre Group’ are currently in rehearsal for their own original adaption of Bram Stocker’s classic horror novel ‘Dracula’. Written by ‘ATG’ member and published author Fiona Angwin, this chilling tale is set to delight and […]

Aladdin

A stunning but affordable family Christmas show is set to visit Abergavenny Community Centre on Park Street on 11th December at 6pm!  ‘Aladdin’ is an enchanting piece of theatre performed by esteemed and well established group ‘Indigo Moon’ who tour nationally and internationally with their breathtaking shadow theatre. This colourful tale from the Arabian Nights […]

Trouble is Brewing in Panto land

Is the Wicked Queen really living up to her job description? Why won’t Sleeping Beauty peel onions? Is Snow white a compulsive cleaner? And where have all the Princes gone? If you are curious, answers to all these questions and the name of the evil Wizard will be revealed at this seasons Panto by Crickhowell […]

Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’ at the Melville Theatre

600 years ago King Henry V defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt, relying heavily on the skill of Welsh archers to achieve his victory against overwhelming odds. As part of the Agincourt 600 celebrations, Abergavenny’s Suitcase Theatre Company has joined forced with Rareseed Theatre to tackle Shakespeare’s classic history play and bring it […]

Family Song and Dance Workshops

At the Abergavenny Community Centre:  Saturday 22nd August If you have little ones to entertain over the summer, finding activities to do with them can be a challenge. There’s nothing better than getting them moving about to burn off some excess energy. Abergavenny World Dance is holding a Family Song & Dance Workshop on 22nd […]

Abergavenny Eisteddfod 2015

Great pleasure was experienced by those who attended last year’s Abergavenny Eisteddfod through the joy of hearing musical talent of high standard. The Gala Concert held in the Borough Theatre at 7.00 pm on Saturday 21st June 2014, which was the culmination of the adult eisteddfod, was opened by three talented young performers who had […]

Greed The Rock Opera

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A new Welsh rock opera written in Brecon is set to premiere at Theatr Brycheiniog on Friday February 27. Nigel Evans, the writer, claims Greed to be the first ever activist rock opera. He says: “It’s a musical protest and a reaction to bankers bonuses, big corporations, austerity and government cuts. It’s that theme that […]

Rareseed Theatre

Rehearsing at The Melville Drama Centre

Rareseed  Theatre starts the new year with two contrasting productions – a Willy Russell play and a new work devised by young people and written by Liz Pearce. Rareseed, a new professionally led Youth Theatre, which is now based at the Melville Theatre, are currently working on Blood Brothers (the play) and Gwelda, a devised […]

FEE FI FO FUM! Come to Panto With Your Mum

Crickhowell Pantomime starts on Thursday 29th January 2015, and the tickets are in the shops already. The allotments have been prepared for Jack’s Beanstalk, and Yoghurty the Cow is on a high fibre diet – for obvious reasons. We have a big ugly giant, who keeps yelling ‘Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum’ when he’s hungry. So […]

The Secret Agent

Suitcase Theatre Company brings Conrad’s classic story to the Melville Theatre After the success in June of its first production – Lilies on the Land, a play about the Women’s Land Army – Abergavenny’s Suitcase Theatre Company has gone further back in time, to the turn of the last century, for its next production at […]