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Update on August and September Events at the Grand Pavilion

We would like to thank our loyal customers and the local community for their continued support and understanding during these challenging times as we deal with the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the Grand Pavilion.

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FAQ’s – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is constantly evolving, we hope any questions you may have regarding tickets booked for the Grand Pavilion are answered here. [more]

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THANK YOU!

On behalf of the team at the Grand Pavilion, I want to say a huge and heartfelt thanks to everyone for their patience and support over the last few weeks. [more]

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Update 9 April: Rescheduled and cancelled events at The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

All tickets remain valid for the new dates. Thank you for your continued support and kind messages, we really do appreciate them and we can't wait to welcome you back – the curtain will rise again!

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Update: Rescheduled and cancelled events at The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl as of 2 April

All tickets already purchased will be valid for the new dates - we have sent you a message, please check your email and spam folders for an update.

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Rescheduled & Cancelled Events – Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

In response to the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) and the resulting closure of theatres and venues across the country, we have been busy rescheduling events – here’s an update as of Friday 27 March.

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Milkshake! Live – Milkshake Monkey’s Musical 2020

DATE CHANGED TO: SUNDAY 7 MARCH 2021 - A message from the promoter: In response to the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) and the resulting closure of theatres and venues across the country, we are sorry to inform you that we have rescheduled Milkshake! Live to Sunday 7 March 2021 at 12 noon and 3.30pm.

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UPDATE: Lee Mead: My Band and Me – 25 June

Due to the current outbreak of Covid 19 in the UK and the recent government advice regarding theatres and social gatherings for the foreseeable future, I am reluctantly cancelling my forthcoming Summer tour dates.

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Bryngarw Coronavirus (COVID-19) Closure

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Please support us

The impact of COVID-19 the Coronavirus is affecting us all. On the evening of 16th March, the Grand Pavilion was forced to close its doors in support of the effort to slow down the spread of this disease.

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Grand Pavilion – Closed Until Further Notice

Further to our statement yesterday, we have taken the difficult decision to close the Grand Pavilion until further notice, so that we can play our part in preventing the spread of Coronavirus by supporting the UK Government's social distancing guidance.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Following the announcement from the UK Government yesterday, we are planning to rearrange the events due to take place at the Grand Pavilion this week.

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Grand Pavilion – Coronavirus Update 18.03.20

Following the latest advice from the UK Government, it is with much regret that the Grand Pavilion will be closed until at least 31st March. We have taken this difficult decision, with full support from Bridgend County Borough Council, in order to play our part in preventing the spread of the virus by supporting the Government's social distancing guidance.

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Bryngarw Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Statement from Awen Cultural Trust

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Hop along to Bryngarw Country Park this Easter

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New Shows On Sale…

We’re very excited to announce new shows on sale... Whitesnake's Bernie Marsden, Come What May - Ultimate Tribute Moulin Rouge, Jazz Sarah Bolter Quartet, WEST, Sainwedd, Film Downton Abbey & Aladdin panto.

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£70k investment in new LED lighting for the Grand Pavilion

The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, managed by Awen Cultural Trust on behalf of Bridgend Council, has received new LED lighting with the help of funding from the Arts Council Wales and Porthcawl Town Council.

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Snow White Breaks Box Office Records at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

The doors have closed on the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl’s most successful pantomime season ever with almost 18,000 tickets sold.

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New Shows On Sale…

We’re very excited to announce new shows on sale: Film: Rocketman (15), Screening Rugby World Cup: Wales vs Uruguay, Alistair McGowan - The Piano Show, Michael Morpurgo’s Mimi and the Mountain Dragon, Day and Night – The Doris Day Songbook and Lost In The Rhythm: Amy Dowden, Ben Jones & Colin Jackson.

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£4.5m vision for Muni Arts Centre shared with Cabinet Members

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BCP Christmas Opening Times 2019

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Awen Cultural Trust appoints new Trustee

Awen’s Board is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the registered charity, and collectively offer a range of skills, experience and community knowledge that enable them to provide leadership and good governance.

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Bryngarw Country Park path upgraded thanks to Valleys Regional Park funding

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Awen Cultural Trust Welcomes Ava Plowright and Ceri James on Board

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Bryngarw Country Park to receive £500,000 funding

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Multi-million pound funding boost for Maesteg Town Hall

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Panto Junior Chorus Auditions – Snow White

Aged 9 - 16 years and want to appear in a professional panto? Come to our open auditions, best to register in advance...

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Bryngarw Country Park nets funding for new pond dipping platform

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Bryngarw Country Park achieves Naturesave Trust Grant

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A Geocaching Guide – Bryngarw Country Park

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Vernon Hartshorn OBE MP exhibition launches in Y Llynfi Library

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Welsh Language and Bilingual Events

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Awen Libraries brings Virtual Reality to local Bridgend libraries

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Mirror Mirror On the Wall, Is the Grand Pavilion Panto the Fairest of Them All?

The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl are delighted to announce that Vern Griffiths and Kyle Tovey will be returning for their magical family pantomime Snow White this Christmas after proving a smash hit in last year’s production of Sleeping Beauty.

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Public Toilets Reopen at Maesteg Bus Station

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Bryngarw Country Park takes centre stage for outdoor theatre this summer

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Willmott Dixon digs deep to benefit Bryngarw Country Park

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An eggs-citing event is happening at Bryngarw this Easter!

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Gender Pay Report 2018

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Barry Manilow’s music to grace the stage at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

The “He Writes The Songs” musical show, showcasing the best of Barry Manilow’s music, takes to the stage at Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Friday 29th March 2019 7.30pm.

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Awen Libraries is first in Wales to remove all overdue book fines

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Escape the kids this half-term to Awen venues 

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Children’s half-term events across Awen not to be missed  

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New Shows On Sale…

We’re very excited to announce new shows on sale: Screening of 6 Nations Rugby, An Audience With Kate Humble, The Manfreds: Hits, Jazz & Blues Tour 2019, Elvis Festival Weekend, Crimes Under the Sun, Leather and Lace, Little Shop of Horrors and Snow White Christmas Pantomime

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Barbara Dickson – Full Band Tour 2019

The REAL Barbara Dickson, multi-million selling recording artist, returns to the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Sunday 3 March 7.30pm, with her accomplished band.

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A Fairy Tale Panto Season for the Grand Pavilion

The Grand Pavilion are looking forward to their 2019 production which will be the ‘fairest panto of them all’, Snow White.

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80s Night

Join us for the time of your life with our 80s Night at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Friday 22 February 8pm-late, expect non-stop 80s disco tunes!

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Tomfoolery’s Beans On Toast

February half term fun with Tomfoolery, award-winning children's entertainer live at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Sunday 24 February 11am with his Beans on Toast show.

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Barbara Dickson – Full Band Tour 2019

The REAL Barbara Dickson, multi-million selling recording artist, returns to the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Sunday 3 March 7.30pm, with her accomplished band.

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Bryngarw Country Park Volunteer Group attend Tesco Bags of Help Westminster Reception

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Bryngarw Country Park wins a Green Flag Award

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New accessible toilets opened at Bryngarw Country Park

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Bryngarw Country Park achieves prestigious Green Flag Award

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Bryngarw Country Park takes centre stage for outdoor theatre this summer

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Something eggs-citing is happening at Bryngarw this Easter!

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Views wanted on proposals for Maesteg Town Hall

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The Original Hitman – Music Mogul Pete Waterman OBE Live In Conversation

Waterman is set to reveal never before heard stories behind some of the greatest songs and artists of the 80s and 90s live at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Friday 21 September at 7.30pm

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Children invited to join Animal Agents at Awen Libraries

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Bryngarw Park Volunteer Group Bags £1000 from Tesco’s Community Grant Scheme

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Top 5 Awen activities of February half-term 2018

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New season, new brochure, new look

Awen Cultural Trust has launched a new look What’s On brochure for the autumn season at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl and Maesteg Town Hall.

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Celebrating a century of Roald Dahl

2016 marks a 100 years since the birth of the master storyteller Roald Dahl. Born in Cardiff, wrote some of the finest children’s books of all time, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Twits, and The BFG.

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Bryngarw Country Park wins a Green Flag Award

Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend has double cause for celebration: it has been awarded a Green Flag, the international mark of a quality park or green space, in its 30th anniversary year.

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FREE events to celebrate our first birthday!

Join us for our 1st birthday celebrations by taking part in one of our free events, this Saturday 1st October.

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Bryngarw Park Volunteer Group Bags £1000 from Tesco’s Community Grant Scheme

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The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show

Starring Belinda Davids Wednesday 26 October 7.30pm

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The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees can still make claims as the longest running female vocal group in history! Come and enjoy hits by the famous trio in this one-night-only concert!

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Local Star Rebecca Craven to Spread Some Magic in the Grand Pavilion

The Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl are delighted to announce that Rebecca Craven will be starring in their gigantic family panto Jack and the Beanstalk this Christmas.

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Theatre goers raise money for charity

Generous families enjoying Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime at the Grand Pavilion Theatre, Porthcawl on Sunday 11 December have raised an impressive £1568 for local charities.

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Connla

Connla are an exciting new band from Ireland with strong traditional roots that give their music a unique sound. Described as “The Hottest New Group out of Northern Ireland” (Irish American News) see them live at the Grand Pavilion...

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You could be the lucky winner of a bottle of champagne if you book to see Pasha in Feb!

Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer and winner Pasha Kovalev announces a special month for February with a Valentines promotion!

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Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

[:en]Just announced Sarah Millican will be bringing her Control Enthusiast tour to the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Thursday 8 February at 8pm.

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Summer Art Exhibition

Artists - submit your work to our annual art exhibition which takes place Monday 7 - Sunday 13 August 10am - 6pm and the launch on Monday 7 August 6pm.

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Relaxed and signed performances of Cinderella

[:en]Following on from the success of last year’s accessible performances, The Grand Pavilion will once again be staging a signed performance on Thursday 28 December at 5pm and a relaxed performance on Thursday 4 January at 10.30am.

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Milkshake! Live – The Magic Story Book

Milkshake! Live - The Magic Story Book at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Saturday 21 April 12noon & 3.30pm.

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Cinderella Breaks Box Office Records at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

The doors have closed on the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl’s most successful pantomime season ever. Cinderella smashed all previous box office records during its four-week run, much to the delight of the venue and producers Imagine Theatre.

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Macca: The Concert

Macca: The Concert - celebrate the music of Paul McCartney and the greatest hits of The Beatles live at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Friday 16 February at 7.30pm.

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Borrow a BBC micro:bit from your local library

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Awen helps staff achieve their resolution goals!

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Bryngarw Country Park achieves coveted Green Flag Award

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New sound and lighting desk at Maesteg Town Hall

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Awen Cultural Trust teams up with Freedom Leisure

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Jason And His Amazing Midlife Crisis

[:en]Jason Donovan will take to the road live at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Saturday 17 March at 7.30pm with his autobiographical show ‘Jason and his Amazing Midlife Crisis.[:cy]Bydd Jason Donovan yn ymddangos yn fyw ym Mhafiliwn y Grand, Porthcawl ar ddydd Sadwrn 17 Mawrth am 7.30pm gyda'i sioe hunangofiannol ‘Jason and his Amazing Midlife Crisis. [:]

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Seann Walsh – One For The Road

[:en]Seann Walsh is back on the road with a brand new show and is coming live to the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Thursday 16 February at 8pm.[:cy]Mae Seann Walsh yn ôl ar y ffordd gyda sioe newydd sbon ac mae'n dod yn fyw i Bafiliwn y Grand, Porthcawl ar ddydd Iau 16 Chwefror am 8pm.[:]

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Barbara Dickson

[:en]Barbara Dickson, multi-million selling recording artist, returns to the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl on Thursday 2 February at 7.30pm, with her incredible band. [:cy]Mae Barbara Dickson, y gantores recordio sydd wedi gwerthu miliynau, yn dychwelyd i Bafiliwn y Grand, Porthcawl ar ddydd Iau 2 Chwefror am 7.30pm, gyda'i band anhygoel.[:]

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