What’s on in Brecon Beacons & Builth Wells…

Here’s a February update on what’s on in Brecon’s Theatr Brycheiniog and Builth Wells Wyeside

Theatr Brycheiniog

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Situated at the end of the picturesque Brecon to Monmouth Canal in the pretty market town of Brecon on the edge of Brecon Beacons National Park, Theatr Brycheiniog offers a popular and acclaimed programme of performing arts and entertainment throughout the year. In the last year alone, the venue has welcomed the likes of Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, Tony Benn, Cerys Matthews, Lee Evans, Ben E King, Julian Lloyd Webber, Richard Alston Dance Company, Max Boyce, The Chronicles Of Long Kesh, BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Earthfall, Julian Clary, and many more.

The Box Office is open from 9.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday and from one hour before every performance.

THEATR BRYCHEINIOG, CANAL WHARF, BRECON  LD3 7EW
BOX OFFICE 01874 611622   www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk

Wyeside Arts Centre
Set in the heart of mid Wales, and perched upon the brink of the picturesque river Wye in the market town of Builth Wells, Wyeside Arts Centre is a presenting venue for live and visual arts and cinema. Wyeside’s varied programme ranges from Cerys Matthews to Tchaikovsky and from Pinter to panto – with the likes of Lucy Porter at the microphone or Courtney Pine on sax.  These highlights reflect the centre’s fundamental commitment to presenting a programme of arts and entertainment of real breadth and quality that is accessible to all people.

Box office opening hours are 5.30pm to 9.00pm Tuesday to Sunday, and 1 hour before matinees.

WYESIDE ARTS CENTRE, CASTLE STREE, BUILTH WELLS LD2 3BN
BOX OFFICE 01982 552555  www.wyeside.co.uk


SATURDAY 16  FEBRUARY 2.00PM

THE JENNY-ANY-DOTS SHOW

Perfect for half term, local children’s entertainer Jane Rainger – in demand across the UK – presents her Jenny-Any-Dots Show at Builth’s Wyeside Centre For The Arts.

With colourful props, puppets, magic and balloon modelling, The Jenny-Any-Dots Show is aimed at children from three to seven years old, with a mixture of slapstick, quick tricks and stories.

TICKETS £3.50

AGE RANGE 3-7 YEARS

WYESIDE, BUILTH WELLS

BOX OFFICE 01982 552555  |  http://www.wyeside.co.uk

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SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 7:30PM

THE UPBEAT BEATLES

The fab-est four around today, The Upbeat Beatles are the nearest you’ll ever get to the real thing – the best in the business at recreating the excitement, raw energy and authentic sound of the original Fab Four.
Four supremely talented guys – no tricks, no backing tracks – just great powerhouse vocals and close harmonies pumped out with a driving backbeat to give you a night you’ll never forget.

TICKETS £18.00  |  CONCESSIONS £17.00

BOOKING FEE PER TICKET 50P

UNDER 26S GO FREE (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

BOX OFFICE 01874 611622  |  http://www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk

____________________________________________________________ WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY 7:45PM

ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY LECTURE

STEVE BLOOM  

LIVING AFRICA

In the bicentenary of explorer David Livingstone’s birth, join international photographer Steve Bloom as he journeys through the essence and diversity of Africa.

Capturing colours and cultures, enjoy a visual feast as he explores this extraordinary continent; through landscapes from desert to jungle, wildlife from insect to great game, and human life from remote villages to teeming metropolis.

TICKETS £10.50  |  CONCESSIONS £9.50  |  RGS & U3A £8.50

BOOKING FEE PER TICKET 50P

BOX OFFICE 01874 611622  |  http://www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk

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THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY 8.00PM

LUCY PORTER

PEOPLE PERSON

A treat from start to finish, the genuinely delightful Lucy Porter tackles the big subjects – happiness, home-shopping, friendship and the psychological impact of daytime TV’s Dom Littlewood.

fizzing with inventive one-liners and bitchy asides’
The Herald

impeccably punch-lined anecdotes of the everyday’
The Telegraph

TICKETS £14.00  |  CONCESSIONS £12.00

BOOKING FEE PER TICKET 50P

UNDER 26S GO FREE (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

BOX OFFICE 01874 611622  |  http://www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk

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FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY 8:00PM

JUAN MARTIN – FLAMENCO DANCE ENSEMBLE

Juan Martin is at the vanguard of modern flamenco, with a unique style of music that succeeds in embracing classical, jazz and modern harmonies while upholding the great flamenco tradition.
The guitar and the singing create an explosion of energy and passion that finds expression through raw and dazzling displays of dance.

Voted one the top guitarists in the world by Guitar Player magazine.
A giant of the flamenco guitar tradition’ The Times

TICKETS £16.00  |  CONCESSIONS £15.00

BOOKING FEE PER TICKET 50P

UNDER 26S GO FREE (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

BOX OFFICE 01874 611622  |  http://www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk

____________________________________________________________SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY 8.00PM

OLA ONABULE

Ola Onabule’s voice is unmistakably gentle and wistful, haunting and heartbreaking – reminiscent of the great soul and jazz voices of the 1960s and 70s. Indeed, he has shared the stage with some of the world’s finest soul and jazz artistes; Al Jarreau, Dianne Reeves, Roberta Flack, Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle.

Ola’s emotionally charged live performances have taken him and his band to some of the largest festival stages worldwide including the main stage of the Montreal Jazz Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival and many others.

TICKETS £14.00  |  CONCESSIONS £12.00

DURATION 120 MINS

WYESIDE, BUILTH WELLS

BOX OFFICE 01982 552555  |  http://www.wyeside.co.uk
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SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY 7:30PM

16TH ANNUAL RORKE’S DRIFT CONCERT

Over a hundred young musicians, all in glorious harmony. Fantastic entertainment in this ever popular event featuring cadet forces from across the UK.

TICKETS £8.50  |  CONCESSIONS £7.50

BOOKING FEE PER TICKET 50P

UNDER 26S GO FREE (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

BOX OFFICE 01874 611622  |  http://www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk
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TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 7.00PM

COLEG POWYS

CREATIVE SHOWCASE

The students from the Hairdressing, Beauty and Performing Arts courses will be showcasing their ‘designs through the decades’ in an evening of creative entertainment.

TICKETS £7.50

BOOKING FEE PER TICKET 50P

BOX OFFICE 01874 611622  |  http://www.theatrbrycheiniog.co.uk
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FRIDAY 8 – TUESDAY 27 FEBRUARY

GWERNYFED HIGH SCHOOL

Gwernyfed High School has a wide catchment area from Erwood to Llangorse. The artwork is a selection of the 2012 GCSE and A level examinations. Students have been very successful  as well as experiencing amazing workshops with artists, and visits to London and European galleries.

THE ANDREW LAMONT GALLERY

THEATR BRYCHEINIOG, BRECON

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