Blaenau Gwent is in South Wales. This county borough is packed with entertainment and cultural arts. The Market Hall Cinema, Beaufort Theatre, the 12 Bar blues Club where you can visit blues events with discounted tickets, The Met, the Blaenau Gwent Youth Theatre, community dance classes and the Abertillery Blues Festival feed your mind, heart and soul.
The Met is the Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre found in Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent. This venue has existed since 1892. It is not old in style although because it has been transformed into a state-of-the-art establishment that still has that olden Victorian style at the same instance.
The Market Hall Theatre
This theatre is found in Market Square of Brynmawr. It will seat 350. Family films, popular, highly acclaimed movies and blockbusters are shown at the theatre. It is a first release movie show house. The year 2008 saw the finalizing of the extensive remodeling and restoration of the original stonework and masonry.
Abertillery Blues Festival 2013
In July, a blues festival featuring Jo Harman and Company, The Nightporters, Tamara Peterson, Mud Morganfield, Marcus Bonfanti, Grainae Duffy, Mick Pini, Henry's Funeral Shoe and Vincent Flatts, plus, a talent competition on Saturday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday July 13th.
The Beaufort Theatre on Beaufort Road hosts many types of performance including dance, live music, drams and children's events. It is also a ballroom. This venue also provides art activities from nine different voluntary organizations and art workshops to its visitors.
The Blaenau Gwent Youth Theatre
The Blaenau Gwent Youth Theatre is held at the Beaufort Theatre hosts youth orientated events such as the recycle fashion show and evening classes for developing better acting skills. Sewing, craft exhibitions, poetry and photography are some more of the important activities at the Blaenau Gwent Youth Theatre.
Dance instruction for everyone is available at the Blaenau Gwent Beaufort Ballroom. Instruction for parents and toddlers, Rock and Roll dance instruction, Exercise through dance instruction for senior citizens and dance instruction for children eleven and under takes place Monday through Saturday. There are also auditions for parts in dance routines or acting bits.