Wales Millennium Centre

Local nameWales Millennium Centre
LocationCardiff, UK

Wales Millennium Centre is an arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area of Cardiff, Wales. The site covers a total area of 4.7 acres. Phase 1 of the building was opened during the weekend of the 26–28 November 2004 and phase 2 opened on 22 January 2009 with an inaugural concert. The centre has hosted performances of opera, ballet, contemporary dance, theatre comedy, and musicals.

The Wales Millennium Centre comprises one large theatre and two smaller halls with shops, bars and restaurants. It houses the national orchestra and opera, dance, theatre and literature companies, a total of eight arts organisations in residence.The main theatre, the Donald Gordon Theatre, has 1,897 seats, the BBC Hoddinott Hall 350 and the Weston Studio Theatre 250.In 2001 Lord Rowe-Beddoe was appointed chairman of Wales Millennium Centre, a company limited by guarantee. Board members include Sir Michael Checkland.

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Opening hours

Ticket & Information Desk opens at 10 a.m. and closes 30 minutes after the start of the last performance.
When there is no show: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +44 29 2063 6464

Address Bute Place, CF10 5AL Cardiff Bay, UK

Coordinates 51°27'53.178" N -3°9'46.893" E

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