Theatre and Arts
Newport has a great choice of entertainment venues with theatre performances, live music, dance and exhibitions.
For listings of theatre performances, live music or any other kind of event, visit the What’s On pages, where you can search the specific dates of your visit, or contact the entertainment venues listed below.
Arts and entertainment venues
The Riverfront is at the heart of the arts and entertainment scene in Newport and presents a wide ranging live performance programme, free visual art exhibitions, hosts a range of participatory workshops and classes and hires the facilities for corporate and community use.
Visit The Riverfront website for more information.
The Dolman is owned and run by the Newport Playgoers Society, established in 1924. The theatre is home to many of Newport’s amateur drama, dance and musical societies. It also has a range of rooms available for hire for meetings, conferences, lectures and rehearsals.
Newport CentreThe Centre has excellent sporting and leisure facilities, and hosts many sporting events, live music and theatre.
The Centre’s function rooms are available for hire for anything from a large dinner, business meeting or a children’s party. See the Newport Centre pages for further details.
Newport Art Gallery
The city’s Art Gallery has a programme of exhibitions and events covering aspects of art and design, focusing on artists living and working in Wales.
See the Art Gallery pages for more information.
Multi-screen cinema located on the east of the city, showing many of the latest films. Visit the Cineworld Newport website for details.
Take a look at our Events pages for details of music, theatre, sports and arts events in Newport over the coming months.