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Theatr Brycheiniog

Canal Wharf, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7EW, Wales
+44 1874 611622
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Warm, welcoming cafe

We'd gone for a walk along the canal and were in need of a break for food. Not only were we able to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andy G
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Showing its age

This is a small theatre which attracts a wide range of acts and is situated close to the centre of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon's Centre for the Arts opened in April 1997, as the first wholly funded Lottery new build arts organisation in the UK. The Arts Centre is probably situated in one of the most picturesque locations of any venue in the UK. Built alongside the canal basin in the heart of Brecon, serving the town and surrounding areas of Powys, Monmouthshire and beyond, it is rooted firmly in the community it serves. The venue currently provides a varied programme of theatre, dance, music and entertainment in its purpose built 477 seat auditorium and 120-seat studio/rehearsal space. It also hosts an exhibition programme in the Andrew Lamont Gallery. In addition to this, Theatr Brycheiniog also has a Waterfront Cafe which serves a range of hot, cold and alcoholic drinks and have a varied day time menu. We will soon be opening in the evening for pre show meals. The Waterfront Bar on our first floor is also open on performance evenings.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Canal Wharf, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7EW, Wales
+44 1874 611622
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We'd gone for a walk along the canal and were in need of a break for food. Not only were we able to sit in the warmth, and enjoy lovely food delivered promptly, but we were welcomed with our dog as well. The views from...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small theatre which attracts a wide range of acts and is situated close to the centre of Brecon. We went for a Baroque music concert which was very enjoyable, but would have been more so if there had been more legroom between...More

Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely small, local theatre offering a range of events including art exhibitions. Well worth visiting.

Thank WelshKnights77
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Friendly service and nice simple food. Has to be one of the nicest places to sit and have a coffee and a sandwich or cake as it's right on the canal basin.

Thank Linda_Laleston
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Called in for a coffee after parking in nearby car park, it was a nice morning and expected to see tables and chairs outside to enjoy the view, but no nothing, a long wait for coffee, even longer for any snacks, coffee served in paper...More

Thank robert l
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Hi, I'm sorry to hear your visit wasn't satisfactory. New outdoor furniture has recently been purchased and you are now able to sit outside our pop-up cafe. The pop up cafe is a very recent and temporary addition to the Theatre until the Waterfront Bistro...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Another fun filled evening at the monthly comedy club at the theatre. Went with group of friends. Great evening had, good service and range of drinks. Definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Brilliant Theatre Brycheinog in Brecon.Just big enough to create a lovely homely atmosphere.The Fureys are absolutely awesome .Their songs can make you cry ,they are so emotional.but Eddie and George will make you laugh with their stories.NOT To Be MISSED.

Thank _peterdjohn48
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful evening of Banff Films, which if you have not seen before- catch them the next time around. Even my eight four plus year old Mum enjoys them. Since the last time we came (March 2016): • they charge £1 for the car park...More

Thank Midlands_T
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We went to listen to Ash Dykes and he was brilliant, such an inspiration. We thoroughly enjoyed his talk it was so interesting, funny and motivational. Well worth going to. The theatre is a good venue although there isn't much leg room in the stalls....More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful shows being presented at this beautiful little gem, saw that they are requesting funding which the council should be founding given that is just a piece of artistic creation in a really rural town with nothing like that going on around town, the scenery...More

Thank Miguel D
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Daniel B
8 July 2015|
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Response from Kenneth A | Reviewed this property |
We always find about 8 rows up from the front is comfortable, not to close or to far. Even the side not to bad. The theater quite small so most areas pretty good. OBVIOUSLY end seats better as easier to get out during the... More
21 March 2015|
Response from Big_Jig68 | Reviewed this property |
The last week in April sees a production by Ballet Theatre UK, Aladdin.(29th) A Nordic Folk/ American Blue Grass band called Frigg.(30th) And, I hasten to add I am not taking the michael here, a German Comedian called Henig... More