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OPERA SO & SO CIRCUS PAPER AEROPLANES

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BOOKING INFORMATION GWYBODAETH ARCHEBU Please note that tickets are non-refundable.

Reservations may be held for 7 days without payment.

Sylwer na ellir cael ad-daliad am docynnau.

Credit card payments are subject to a £1 handling fee.

No reservations will be held within a week of performance and will be released in the event of a sell out.

Bydd tâl o £1 ar unrhyw daliad cerdyn credyd. Bydd tâl o £1 i bostio unrhyw docynnau. Dylid gwneud pob siec yn daladwy i ‘Celtic Community Leisure’.

Ticket postage is subject to a £1 charge. Cheques should be made payable to ‘Celtic Community Leisure’. Tickets may be collected from the venue 24 hours after purchase or held at the venue until the day of the performance.

Concession (children, students, senior citizens, people on income support and registered disabled) rates are available on selected shows. Proof of status is required.

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Gellir casglu tocynnau o’r lleoliad 24 awr wedi i chi eu harchebu neu eu cadw yn y ganolfan tan ddiwrnod y perfformiad. Gallwn gadw tocynnau a archebwyd am 7 niwrnod yn

ddi-dâl. Ni allwn gadw unrhyw docynnau a archebwyd o fewn 2 ddiwrnod o ddyddiad y perfformiad. Ni fydd yn bosib cadw tocynnau a archebwyd ymlaen llaw o fewn wythnos i berfformiad, a chânt eu hailryddhau os bydd pob tocyn wedi’i werthu. Mae consesiwn (plant, myfyrwyr, dinasyddion hyˆn, pobl ar Gymhorthdal Incwm a phobl a gofrestrir yn anabl) ar gael ar sioeau penodol. Bydd angen cyflwyno cerdyn adnabod.

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Class Act Th eatre Scho ol (CATS) ho classes eve ld ry Saturday from 11.30 - 12.30 for ages 3-6 and from 12.30 - 2pm for ages 7-11

BALLET Classes are t the available a r ages fo ll a Gwyn H s every rd a w up nd 3a pm 30 4. m fro Friday

ROCK CHOIR Our Rock Choir will meet every Thursday Morning from 10.30 to 12.00 from 20th September

COMING SOON... ORGANISED KAOS YOUTH CIRCUS WORKSHOPS.

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Pre booking is required for all our classes. Please call the Box Office for further details, or e-mail takepart@celticleisure.org with suggestions for classes you’d like to see in the future.


FILM CLUB The Gwyn Hall film club will regularly meet to show films chosen by it’s members. Please e-mail takepart@celticleisure.org for further information.

3D DIGITAL CINEMA You will experience crystal clear picture quality using the latest digital projectors and Dolby® 5.1 surround sound system, putting you in the centre of the action... not forgetting 3D delivered the way it should be with our high quality Dolby 3D glasses. We also offer an Infra Red Audio Hearing and Audio Description System for which Box Office staff will be happy to assist.

DIGITAL CINEMA AT THE GWYN HALL

Bydd y cyfleusterau taflunio digidol ˆ chrisial diweddaraf yn creu lluniau mor glir a a chyda system sain amgylchynol Dolby® 5.1, byddwch yn teimlo fel eich bod yn rhan o’r ffilm... heb anghofio am 3D sy’n cael ei gyflwyno yn y ffordd ddelfrydol gyda’n sbectol Dolby 3D o’r radd flaenaf. Rydym hefyd yn cynnig system sain isgoch a disgrifio sain a bydd staff y swyddfa docynnau’n hapus i’ch cynorthwyo.

Every weekend our Kids Club will be showing a popular film for our younger audience to keep them entertained and the great news is, they are all at pocket money prices! Whether you want to save the Muppets with Kermit or race again with Lightning McQueen, The Gwyn Hall can offer you an affordable treat for the family.

Pob penwythnos bydd ein Clwb Plant yn dangos ffilm poblogaidd ar gyfer ein cynulleidfa ifanc, a’r newyddion day w eu bod nhw i gyd ar gael am bris arian poced! O achub y byd gya Kermit a’r Muppets, neu rasio gyda Lighning McQueen, gall Neuadd Gwyn gynnig diwrnod allan ffordiadwy i’r teulu cyfan.

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE The best of British theatre broadcast live to cinemas worldwide

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME (12A) Thursday 6th September at 6.45pm Tickets: £10, £8 for children

Mark Haddon’s celebrated, multiaward-winning novel is beautifully and imaginatively adapted into a stage play for the first time.

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Helen McCrory (Libby) Rory Kinnear (Nick) and Julie Walters (Judy). Photo by Catherine Ashmore

THE LAST OF THE HAUSSMANS (12A) Thursday 11th October at 6.45pm Tickets: £10, £8 for children

Julie Walters plays Judy Haussman with Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory as her children in this eagerly-anticipated new play: a funny, touching and sometimes savage portrait of a family that’s losing its grip.


BOLSHOI BALLET Sunday 30th September at 4pm THE SYLPHIDE - LIVE Sunday 21th October at 4pm SWAN LAKE - RECORDED Sunday 25th November at 3pm THE PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER - LIVE

TIMON OF ATHENS (12A)

Sunday 16th December at 3pm NUTCRACKER - RECORDED

Thursday 1st November at 6.45pm Tickets: £10, £8 for children

Simon Russell Beale takes the title role in Shakespeare’s strange fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton.

Bolshoi Ballet are one of the world’s leading Ballet companies. We are delighted that we are able to offer these live and recorded performances in our auditorium this coming season.

Glass of Champagne £5.00 during all National Theatre Live events

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Stars Musical Theatre group proudly present

ONE NIGHT ONLY, their first EVER presentation Friday 7th September at 7pm Tickets: £8.00

Under the musical direction of Ashley Wilkes, the show promises to be a night to remember featuring songs from hit West End and Broadway shows such as Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Blood Brothers, Wicked, Cats and many more. O dan arweiniad cerddorol Ashley Wilkes, dylai’r sioe fod yn noson i’w chofio, gyda chaneuon o sioeau poblogaidd y West End a Broadway megis Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Blood Brothers, Wicked, Cats a llawer mwy.

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FRISKY AND MANNISH Extra Curricular Activities Friday 14th September at 8pm Tickets: £14, £12 Concession

School? College? Job? YAWN. Life isn’t about spreadsheets, it’s about joy, laughter and POP MUSIC. Frisky and Mannish, pop experts and “fully blown superstars” (Time Out), have taken their particular brand of pop education all around the world, from the Sydney Opera House to the cabaret dives of Berlin. Now they’re coming to Neath with their bestest bits, plus some brand new stuff.

“On paper, it’s next to impossible to do justice to what happens during a Frisky and Mannish gig” TELEGRAPH “A constantly evolving force of musical nature” METRO

A treat for all musical theatre lovers and comedy lovers alike. Ysgol? Coleg? Swydd? DIFLAS. Mae bywyd yn fwy na thaenlenni, mae am lawenydd, chwerthin a CHERDDORIAETH BOP. Mae Frisky a Mannish, arbenigwyr pop a “sêr go iawn” (Time Out) wedi teithio’r byd gyda’u math arbennig o addysg bop, o Dy ˆ Opera Sydney i glybiau cabaret diolwg Berlin. Bellach maent yn dod i Gastell-nedd gydag uchafbwyntiau eu sioe a phethau newydd sbon hefyd. Recommeded Age 14+

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Guy Masterson

ANIMAL FARM Thursday 20th September at 7.30pm Tickets: £9, £7 Concession, £5 Student Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult Recommeded Age 14+

17 years since its World premiere, Guy Masterson’s magnificent solo performance of Orwell’s classic satire is on its final UK tour. Using nothing but a bale of hay, some amazing sound effects and brilliant physical and vocal dexterity, Masterson ignites this famous yarn bringing a modern sinister relevance to Orwell’s masterwork, leaving an indelible imprint in the consciousness. Hilariously comic and terribly poignant in turn, Masterson’s breathtaking physical storytelling creates the entire farmyard around you in 2 hours of utterly compelling theatre. Now officially the most highly performed solo show in the world, this is a must see performance for all ages. If you’ve never seen or read Animal Farm, this is the show for you. Even if you remember it from school... you won’t believe what you see!

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Mae perfformiad undyn penigamp Guy Masterson o ddychan clasurol Orwell yn teithio’r DU am y tro olaf, 17 mlynedd ers ei berfformiad cyntaf. Gan ddefnyddio dim byd heblaw am felen gwair, effeithiau sain anhygoel ac ystwythder corfforol a lleisiol gwych, mae Masterson yn tanio’r stori enwog hon ac yn rhoi perthnasedd cyfoes tywyll i gampwaith Orwell, a fydd yn gadael ôl bythgofiadwy ar eich ymwybod. Yn hynod ddigrif ond yn drist y funud nesaf, mae dull corfforol cyffrous Masterson o adrodd stori yn creu’r buarth cyfan o flaen eich llygaid mewn dwy awr o theatr hollol hudolus. Mae’n swyddogol bellach - hon yw’r sioe undyn sydd wedi’i pherfformio amlaf yn y byd, dylai pawb, o bob oed, ei gweld. Os nad ydych wedi gweld na darllen Animal Farm o’r blaen, dyma’r sioe i chi. Hyd yn oed os ydych yn ei chofio o’r ysgol... fyddwch chi ddim yn credu’ch llygaid!

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Rock The Gwyn

FREEZE THE ATLANTIC with special guests Calling all Heroes and Behind the Line Saturday 22nd September at 8pm Tickets: £5.00 Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

Forming in late 2008, ‘Freeze The Atlantic’ have a solid ethos at their core – making rock music and enjoying rock music. Started initially by Andy Gilmour from ‘Hundred Reasons’ with Jon Pearce and Guy Davis, from the band ‘Reuben’, they quickly signed up second guitarist and long time friend Tom Stevens (Archie and the Instincts) and started writing brand new material Debut album ‘Speakeasy’ will be released in September 2012. Daeth aelodau Freeze the Atlantic ynghyd ar ddiwedd 2008 a’u cenhadaeth graidd oedd creu cerddoriaeth roc a mwynhau ¨ cerddoriaeth roc. Crewyd y band gan Andy Gilmour o ‘Hundred Reasons’ gyda Jon Pearce a Guy Davis o’r band ‘Reuben’. Heb wastraffu amser aethant ati i recriwtio ail gitarydd, hen gyfaill Tom Stevens (Archie and the Instincts) a dechrau ysgrifennu deunydd newydd sbon. Caiff eu halbwm cyntaf ‘Speakeasy’ ei ryddhau ym mis Medi 2012.

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MAX BOYCE and special guests…. Saturday 29th September at 7.30pm £21.50

Max Boyce is a Welsh icon, having sold millions of albums and been awarded an MBE. Having played all over the world over recent years, he kicks off his latest tour in Neath, back near where it all began many years ago. An event not to miss!!!

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Fidget Feet Aerial Dance

CATCH ME Wednesday 3rd October at 7.30pm, Schools performance 1pm £9, £7Con £5 Student Includes workshop for children on Tuesday 2nd October at 4.30pm Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

The chase is on. The Big Bad Wolf might have found me, but he’ll never catch me. Red Riding Hood takes flight in this classic fairy-tale with an aerial circus spin. Catch Me is suitable for children and adults aged 8 years and over. Full of Fidget Feet’s trademark playfulness, Catch Me is a stunning mix of aerial feats and theatre. Using an original score and visual projections that are mixed like a painting and come alive around the performers, no two shows can ever be the same.

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Efallai fod y Blaidd Mawr Drwg wedi dod o hyd i mi ond wnaiff e byth fy nal. Mae stori Hugan Fach Goch yn hedfan yn uchel yn y chwedl glasurol hon gyda pherfformiad syrcas awyrol. Mae Catch Me yn addas i blant ac oedolion 8 oed ac yn hyˆn. Yn llawn direidi nodweddiadol Fidget Feet, mae Catch Me yn gymysgedd gwefreiddiol o gampau awyr a theatr. Gyda sgôr cerddorol gwreiddiol a thafluniadau gweledol sy’n cael eu cymysgu’n debyg i baentiad, fel petaent yn fyw o gwmpas y perfformwyr, mae pob sioe yn unigryw.


Theatr Na n’Og

ARANDORA STAR Thursday 4th October at 7.30pm Tickets: £9, £7 Concession £5 Student Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

When Italy entered World War II in the summer of 1940, Italians living in the UK were branded by the authorities as enemy aliens. The play follows the story of Lina, who witnesses her father being arrested and dragged from their cafe. He was taken along with 700 other Italians to board the Arandora Star bound for an internment camp in Canada. On the 1st July 1940, The Arandora Star, mistaken for a troop ship, was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland, and sunk with the loss of 446 Italian men’s lives. Based on a true story, the play will look at the life of immigrants living in the UK during a time of war, and follows Lina’s quest for the truth, and for her father.

Pan ymunodd yr Eidal â’r Ail Ryfel Byd yn ystod haf 1940, cafodd yr holl Eidalwyr a oedd yn byw yn y DU eu dynodi’n estroniaid gelyniaethus gan yr awdurdodau. Mae’r ddrama’n adrodd hanes Lina sy’n gweld ei thad yn cael ei arestio a’i lusgo i ffwrdd o’u caffi. Aethpwyd ag ef, ynghyd â 700 o Eidalwyr eraill, i’r llong Arandora Star a oedd ar fin hwylio i wersyll caethiwo yng Nghanada. Ar 1 Gorffennaf 1940, ymosodwyd ar yr Arandora Star gan daflegrau llong danfor o’r Almaen, gan feddwl mai llong filwyr ydoedd. Fe’i boddwyd oddi ar arfordir Iwerddon a bu farw 446 o Eidalwyr. Bydd y ddrama hon, sy’n seiliedig ar stori wir, yn adrodd hanes mewnfudwyr a oedd yn byw yn y DU yn ystod y rhyfel ac yn dilyn Lina wrth iddi chwilio am y gwirionedd ac am ei thad.

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Rock The Gwyn

JODIE MARIE Friday 5th October at 8pm Tickets: £10 Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

“Exceptionally Beautiful” THE GUARDIAN

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The story of Jodie Marie starts off something like a joke – “man walks into a pub…” – and ends up like a fairy-tale. It’s the kind of thing that only happens in films, or dreams. But happen it did, and here she is, the brightest new star of 2012, already. After all, outrageous fortune often happens to those with outrageous talent. Mae stori Jodie Marie yn dechrau’n debyg i jôc - “mae dyn yn cerdded i mewn i dafarn...” ac mae’r diweddglo’n debyg i chwedl tylwyth teg. Dyma’r math o beth nad yw’n digwydd y tu allan i ffilmiau neu freuddwydion. Ond mae wedi digwydd a dyma hi, seren fwyaf disglair 2012 eisoes. Wedi’r cwbl, yn aml mae llwyddiant aruthrol yn dod i’r rhai â dawn aruthrol.


Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company present

THE ENORMOUS TURNIP Sunday 7th October at 3pm Tickets: £6.00

For seedlings aged 2+ and their families. Commissioned by Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, in association with Salisbury Playhouse and with support from The Merlin Theatre.

“A truly enchanting hour for children and their parents” The Stage

Living on an allotment in a tiny house the size of a shed, Mr and Mrs Chickweed show off their prizewinning vegetables for the last time before they retire. However they can’t resist planting one last seed and as the Enormous Turnip grows it threatens their house with disaster! Can anyone help them pull up the Enormous Turnip? Following sell-out performances last year, Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company come to The Gwyn Hall with their unswerving energy, eccentric puppetry and live music in a re-potted version of the world-famous children’s story.

Mae Mr a Mrs Chickweed, sy’n byw ar randir, mewn tyˆ ’r un maint â sied, yn bwriadu arddangos eu llysiau arobryn am y tro olaf cyn iddynt ymddeol. Fodd bynnag, mae’n rhaid iddynt blannu un hedyn olaf, ac wrth i’r feipen enfawr dyfu mae’n bygwth dinistrio’r tyˆ ! Oes rhywun yn gallu eu helpu i dynnu’r Feipen Enfawr? Yn dilyn perfformiadau’r llynedd pan werthwyd pob tocyn, mae Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company yn dod i Neuadd Gwyn i gyflwyno fersiwn newydd o stori sy’n adnabyddus i blant ledled y byd gydag egni diddiwedd, pypedwaith rhyfeddol a cherddoriaeth fyw.

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Mid Wales Opera Present

DON GIOVANNI by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Tuesday 9th October at 7.30pm Tickets: £15, £13 Concession £10 Student Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult Sung in an English Translation by Amanda Holden With the Mid Wales Opera Chamber Orchestra Conductor – Nicholas Cleobury Director – Martin Lloyd-Evans

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Following last year’s stunning production of Madam Butterfly, Mid Wales Opera brings you another masterpiece for 2012.

Yn dilyn cynhyrchiad gwefreiddiol o Madam Butterfly y llynedd, mae Opera Canolbarth Cymru yn cyflwyno campwaith arall yn 2012.

A tragic tale of love, lust, betrayal and revenge – all human passion is exposed in the tense, claustrophobic world of Don Giovanni. The Don ducks and dives, but cannot in the end escape his fate, while all around him others fall prey to their own weakness…

Hanes trasig am gariad, chwant brad a dial - mae pob nwyd dynol i’w weld ym myd tywyll, caeedig Don Giovanni. Er bod y Don yn hen law ar dwyllo, yn y pen draw, nid oes modd iddo ddianc ei dynged, wrth i bawb o’i gwmpas ildio i’w gwendidau eu hunain.

With music by turns dramatic, overpowering and seductive – full of well-known melodies – and given an up-to-date twist by Martin Lloyd-Evans (who directed MWO’s wonderful Falstaff in 2010), this brand new production is bound to set your heart racing…

Mae’r gerddoriaeth yn ei thro yn ddramatig, yn rymus ac yn swynol, gyda llwyth o alawon adnabyddus â naws modern o dan arweiniad Martin Lloyd-Evans (a gyfarwyddodd gynhyrchiad gwych OCC o Falstaff yn 2010). Mae’r cynhyrchiad newydd sbon hwn yn siw ˆ r o’ch cyffroi.

SPECIAL OFFER: See both i and Don Giovann od Flo ’s ye No for £20 or £15 for students

“Wow – so moved and in tears – out of this world – Brilliant, absolutely brilliant some comments from audience members Madam Butterfly October 2011


In a ground-breaking project involving more than a thousand young people, Mid Wales Opera joins 5 venues across Wales to present a dynamic new production of Benjamin Britten’s opera Noye’s Fludde. Mrs Noye has lost her way. She has got mixed up with ‘the wrong sort’ and has abandoned her husband and her children. Mr Noye has become increasingly obsessed with the effect of deforestation on the climate and is looking to save the planet and his marriage…

Benjamin Britten’s

NOYE’S FLUDDE performed by Mid Wales Opera Thursday 18th October at 1.30pm and 7pm Tickets: £9, £7 Concession, £5 Student, £4 Children

Supported by Size of Wales - a unique scheme to sustain an area of tropical rain forest the size of Wales as part of the national response to climate change - this is a lively, witty and relevant take on a familiar story. Hundreds of young actors, singers, instrumentalists and dancers from every region of Wales will work alongside Mid Wales Opera’s professional orchestra and principal singers, with choreography created by Ballet Cymru.

SPECIAL OFFER: See both Don Giovanni and Noye’s Flood for £20 or £15 for students

Mewn prosiect blaengar sy’n cynnwys mwy na mil o bobl ifanc, mae Opera Canolbarth Cymru’n cydweithio â 5 lleoliad ar draws Cymru i gyflwyno cynhyrchiad deinamig newydd o opera Benjamin Britten, Noye’s Fludde. Mae Mrs Noye wedi mynd ar gyfeiliorn. Mae’n ` ms’ ac mae wedi gadael cymdeithasu â’r ‘caridy ei gw ˆ r a’i phlant. Mae effaith datgoedwigo ar yr hinsawdd yn meddiannu meddwl Mr Noye yn llwyr a’i nod yw achub y blaned a’i briodas... Gyda chefnogaeth Maint Cymru - cynllun unigryw i gynnal ardal o goedwig law drofannol yr un maint â Chymru fel rhan o’r ymateb cenedlaethol i newid yn yr hinsawdd - mae’r sioe hon yn cyflwyno agwedd fywiog, ffraeth a pherthnasol ar hen stori gyfarwydd. Bydd cannoedd o actorion, cantorion, offerynwyr a dawnswyr ifanc o bob rhan o Gymru yn gweithio ar y cyd â cherddorfa broffesiynol a phrif gantorion Opera Canolbarth Cymru, gyda choreograffi gan Ballet Cymru.

With thanks to Class Act Theatre School, NPT Music Service and the Primary Schools of Neath Port Talbot. Gyda diolch i Class Act Theatre School, Gwasanaeth Cerdd Castell Nedd Port Talbot ac ysgolion cynradd y sir.

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Evan Christopher’s

ˆ DJANGO A LA CRÉOLE Thursday 25th October at 7.30pm Tickets: £9.00, £7.00 Concession, £5 Student Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

Django â la Créole is two guitars and double bass weaving sultry rhythms around the soaring clarinet of arguably the current no1 on the instrument, Evan Christopher. The magic comes from the fusion of Gypsy swing with hot rhythms from the streets of New Orleans, the Caribbean and Brazil. Elegant and impassioned, New Orleansbased clarinettist Evan Christopher’s style is steeped in the tradition exemplified by early jazz masters such as Sidney Bechet, Jimmie Noone, and Barney Bigard. Together with UK based guitarists David Blenkhorn & Dave Kelbie, and bassist Sebastien Girardot, the quartet celebrates the music of the legendary Django Reinhardt and enlivens swing-era classics with fresh interpretations and virtuosic improvisations.

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Django â la Créole yw dwy gitâr a bas dwbl yn gwau rhythmau nwydus o gwmpas sain swynol clarinét Evan Christopher sydd efallai’r ymarferydd gorau ar yr offeryn ar hyn o bryd. Maent yn creu’r hud drwy uno arddull ‘swing’ sipsi â rhythmau tanbaid strydoedd New Orleans, y Caribiˆ Brasil. Yn gain ac yn angerddol, mae arddull Evan Christopher, y clarinetydd o New Orleans, wedi’i ymdrochi yn nhraddodiad y meistri cynnar megis Sidney Bechet, Jimmie Noone a Barney Bigard. Gyda’r gitaryddion o’r DU, David Blenkhorn a Dave Kelbie, ynghyd â Sebastien Girardot ar y bas dwbl, mae’r pedwarawd yn dathlu cerddoriaeth yr offerynnwr arloesol, Django Reinhardt ac yn rhoi bywyd newydd i glasuron yr oes swing gyda dehongliadau ffres a chanu byrfyfyr tra medrus.


Rannel

2DEEP Friday 26th October at 7.30pm (Workshop at 4.30pm) Tickets: £9.00, £7.00 Concession, £5 Student Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

Expect a fresh new dose of Rannel’s trademark hilarious Hip-Hop comedy theatre full of music, physical set pieces and jaw dropping skills with a futuristic twist...

Gallwch ddisgwyl rhagor o theatr gomedi hip-hop nodweddiadol o ddigrif gan Rannel. Bydd digon o gerddoriaeth, perfformio corfforol a sgiliau anhygoel â naws y dyfodol...

Two men... one room... who are they?

dau ddyn... un ystafell... Pwy ydyn nhw?

How did they get there?

Sut daethon nhw yno?

How will they escape?

Sut byddan nhw’n dianc?

Rannel theatre company are a critically acclaimed physical comedy duo known for their hilarious, energetic and unexpected sketches. Their break through Edinburgh show “Flhip Flhop” took the 2009 Fringe by storm quickly selling out, gaining several 5 star reviews and enjoying extensive UK and International touring.

Mae Rannel Theatre Company yn ddeuawd gomedi gorfforol sydd wedi ennill clod y beirniaid am eu sgetsys tra ¨ ac annisgwyl. Daethant i doniol, egniol sylw’r cyhoedd gyda’u sioe “Flhip Flhop” a fu’n llwyddiant ysgubol, yng ngw ˆ yl ymylol Caeredin, gan werthu pob tocyn a derbyn adolygiad pum seren, cyn mynd ar daith helaeth o’r DU a’r byd.

‘These guys are just great. Matt & Joey are the Morecombe and Wise of Hip Hop Comedy. They’re comedy classic. Adelaide Advertiser

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Blofeld and Baxter

MEMORIES OF TEST MATCH SPECIAL Sunday 28th October at 7.30pm Tickets: £18.50

We are delighted to present two of the titans of UK cricket with a sidesplitting show full of memories from within the Test Match Special commentary box from all over the world. The fun spills out from the most famous grounds in the world to taxis, buses, beaches, deserts and hotels. Anecdotes never before heard of the most legendary players, in every sense of the word, from the last forty years are finally aired. Peter Baxter was the organising brain behind Test Match Special for 34 years and Henry Blofeld, one of Britain’s most loved broadcasters has copresented the show since 1972. He even made an appearance on the most recent Jools Holland’s Hootenanny.

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Mae’n bleser mawr gennym gyflwyno dau gawr byd criced y DU gyda sioe tra doniol llawn atgofion o flwch sylwebu’r rhaglen Test Match Special o bob cwr o’r byd. Mae’r hwyl yn gorlifo o rai o’r tiroedd enwocaf yn y byd i dacsis, bysus, traethau, diffeithdiroedd a gwestai. Caiff straeon am rai o’r chwaraewyr mwyaf enwog o’r pedwar deg mlynedd ddiweddaraf eu hadrodd am y tro cyntaf. Peter Baxter oedd cynhyrchydd Test Match Special am 34 blynedd ac mae Henry Blofeld, un o ddarlledwyr mwyaf poblogaidd Prydain, wedi cyd-gyflwyno’r sioe ers 1972. Mae hyd yn oed wedi ymddangos gyda Jools Hollland yn ei Hootenanny diweddaraf.


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PAPER AEROPLANES Friday 2nd November at 8pm Tickets: £10 Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

After a substantial sync on BBC drama Lip Service and recent radio support from 6Music’s Lauren Laverne, Nemone & Cerys Matthews and Steve Lamacq & Bob Harris on Radio 2, Paper Aeroplanes have been very busy.

Cafodd Sarah a Richard o Ar ôl i’w cerddoriaeth gael cryn sylw ar ddrama Lip Service y BBC a chefnogaeth yn ddiweddar gan gyflwynwyr radio megis Lauren Laverne, Nemone a Cerys Matthews ar 6Music a Steve Lamacq a Bob Harris “brilliantly crafted ar Radio 2, mae Paper and stoked from a Aeroplanes wedi bod yn brysur iawn. bruised heart’s embers”

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“the finest radio album to come out of Wales since Rockferry” Adam Walton BBC Radio Wales

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So and So Circus Theatre present

BACKGAMMON FOR BEGINNERS Thursday 8th November at 7.30pm (Workshop at 4.30pm) Tickets: £9.00, £7.00 Concession, £5 Student Family friendly - 2 children for £1 each with full paying adult

Electrifying! Liz Aratoon, The Stage

November 1976. A military jet arrives in London and a bemused looking Iranian man in flares steps on to the tarmac. He holds a single suitcase and blinks in this new land.

Mis Tachwedd 1976. Mae awyren filwrol yn cyrraedd Llundain ac mae dyn Iranaidd, dryslyd ei olwg yn camu i’r tarmac. Un câs dillad sydd ganddo ac mae ei lygaid yn amrantu yn y wlad newydd hon.

Unknown to airport officials, he has smuggled in the last of his opium supply, and brings with him a complicated past from a culture which doesn’t slot very neatly into this one.

Heb yn wybod i swyddogion y maes awyr, mae wedi smyglo gweddill ei gyflenwad opiwm ac mae’n dod âgorffennol cymhleth diwylliant nad yw’n cyd-fynd yn daclus â’r un newydd.

Over the next few years his attempts to comprehend the differences between his past and his present will lead to jumping out of hotel windows, introducing backgammon to London bars, facing the terror of the National Front and stopping trains with his bare hands. It will also lead to broken hearts, secret loves and multiple children.

Bydd ei ymdrechion dros y blynyddoedd nesaf i ddeall y gwahaniaethau rhwng ei orffennol a’i bresennol yn arwain ato’n neidio allan o ffenestri gwestai, yn cyflwyno’r dabler i fariau Llundain, wynebu dychryn y National Front a stopio trenau â’i ddwylo yn unig. Bydd hefyd yn arwain at dorri calonnau, cariadon cyfrinachol a llu o blant.

Fusing drama, breathtaking acrobatics, live music and puppetry, So & So Circus tell the true story of this extraordinary man and his life lived without a safety net.

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DANIEL O’DONNELL THE SUPERSTAR played by Daniel O’Connell Saturday 10th November at 7.30pm Tickets: £13.00, £12.00 Concession

If you enjoy the beautiful singing of Donegal’s very own boy next door Daniel O’Donnell, then you’ll love the UK’s only tribute to the man himself. Daniel O’Connell is the nearest thing to the real Daniel O’Donnell. Coming from Ireland, with his sound alike and Irish charm you’ll think the real Daniel is there. Performing all his hits from Stand Beside Me, I Just Want to Dance With You, to Irish classics and lots more!! Backed by a great live six piece band, and support, experience the UK’s only sound alike tribute to Mega Star Daniel O’Donnell Os ydych yn mwynhau canu hyfryd Daniel O’Donnell y bachgen drws nesaf o Donegal, byddwch yn dwlu ar yr unig berfformiwr teyrnged iddo yn y DU. Daniel O’Connell yw’r peth agosaf i Daniel O’Donnell ei hun. Ac yntau’n hanu o Iwerddon, gyda’i lais sy’n debyg i’r dyn ei hun a’i swyn Gwyddelig, byddwch yn meddwl bod Daniel yno yn y cnawd. Bydd yn perfformio ei holl ganeuon poblogaidd, o Stand Beside Me, I just Want to Dance With You, i ganeuon bytholwyrdd Iwerddon a llawer mwy. Gyda band byw chwe aelod a chefnogaeth, dewch i weld yr unig berfformiwr teyrnged yn y DU i’r seren fawr, Daniel O’Donnell.

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Neath Amateur Operatic Society

CRAZY FOR YOU

THE WIZARD OF OZ

SEASON OF TRE MUSICAL THEA OFFER. s see all 3 show for £24.00

Cefn Saeson Comprehensive School Thursday 15th November 2pm and 7pm, Friday 16th November 7pm

Dorothy Gale lives on a farm in Kansas with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. When Miss Amelia Gultch, a no-good neighbour, is bitten by Dorothy’s dog Toto, Dorothy’s world is turned upside-down at the thought of losing him. Dorothy runs away from home, leaving her Aunt and Uncle behind. On her way she encounters a travelling

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fortune teller named Professor Marvel who guesses she has run away and convinces her to go home. With a tornado fast approaching, she rushes back to the farm house but is too late! A window frame hits her on the head and what comes next can only be described as marvellous...

Os ydych am weld sioe gerdd sy’n cynnig llawenydd, cyfuniad o alawon cofiadwy a geiriau ffraeth ac addewid coreograffi clyfar yn goron ar y cwbl, dewch i weld sioe gerdd boblogaidd George Gershwin, “Crazy for You”. Gydag alawon adnabyddus megis “I Got Rhythm”, “Embraceable You” a llawer mwy o ganeuon bachog, gwisgoedd ysblennydd a setiau hyfryd, bydd y sioe hon wrth fodd pawb.

Music & Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin Book by Ken Ludwig Co-Conception by Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent Inspired by Material by Guy Bolton and John McGowan Originally produced on Broadway by Roger Horchow and Elizabeth Williams By arrangement with MusicScope

Bringing together pupils from Cefn Saeson and their six feeder primary schools, over 100 pupils will grace the stage to wow you with their talent.

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Tickets: £13.00, £10 Concession, £40.00 Family (2 adults 2 children OR 1 adult 3 children)

If one musical sums up the joy, the combination of memorable melodies, a witty lyric and the promise of cunning choreography to illuminate it, then come and see George Gershwin’s Hit Musical “Crazy for You”. With well known tunes of “I Got Rhythm”, Embraceable You” and many more toe tapping numbers, spectacular costumes, and wonderful scenery this show is a treat for anyone.

Tickets: £6.00 Following the success of their last production, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cefn Saeson Youth Theatre is back… but this time, it’s bigger and better… THE WIZARD OF OZ promises to be an all singing, all dancing extravoganza!

Monday 19th to Sat 24th November at 7pm, Matinee Sat 24th 2.15pm

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Cwm Musical Youth presents, Lionel Bart’s

OLIVER! By Arrangement with Music Scope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York Wednesday 28th November Saturday 1st December 7.30pm Saturday Matinee 2.30pm Tickets: £10, £8 Concession, £6.50 Child, £30.00 Family Ticket

Fresh from winning the NODA Award 2011 for Best Youth Production for Suessical the Musical, Cwm Musical Youth present Oliver! Bringing Dickens’ timeless characters vividly to life with Lionel Bart’s sensational score, the story of the boy who asked for more includes classics such as Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, I’d Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah and As Long As He Needs Me. A stunning production for the whole family to enjoy. Ar ôl ennill Gwobr NODA 2011 ar gyfer Cynhyrchiad Ieuenctid Gorau am Seussical the Musical, mae Theatr Gerdd Ieuenctid y Cwm yn cyflwyno Oliver! Mae’r sioe yn bortread lliwgar o gymeriadau bytholwyrdd Dickens, sy’n adrodd hanes y bachgen a ofynnodd am fwy, gyda sgôr syfrdanol gan Lionel Bart sy’n cynnwys caneuon bythgofiadwy megis Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, I’d Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah ac As Long as He Needs Me.

SEASON OF TRE MUSICAL THEA . ER FF O s see all 3 show 00 for £24.

Cynhyrchiad gwych i’r teulu cyfan ei fwynhau.

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Cwmni Martyn Geraint a Theatrau Rhondda Cynon Taf yn cyflwyno / present:

“SINDERELA” Awdur a Chyfansoddwr Writer and Composer: Martyn Geraint, Cyfarwyddwraig Director: Angharad Lee

Sunday 2nd – Monday 3rd December Sunday 5pm, Monday 10am and 2.30pm Tickets: £10, £8 children, £7 schools

Dewch i ymuno â Martyn Geraint a’i ffrindiau wrth iddyn nhw gyflwyno hanes merch fwyaf enwog o fyd hudolus y pantomeim, sef, Sinderela. Ond yn ôl arferiad sioeau byth-gofiadwy MG, mae hyd yn oed mwy o antur nag arfer yn disgwyl Sinderela eleni ! Mi fydd y sioe yn addas i bawb rhwng 4 a 400 mlwydd oed, yn llawn chwerthin a chanu bydd eich ymweliad â “Sinderela” yn sicr o godi gwên ar eich wynebau ac yn brawf o awyrgylch unigryw’r theatr. ‘Suitable for Welsh learners of all ages’

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Science Made Simple present

VISUALISE RELOADED Wednesday 5th December at 1pm (Schools) and 7pm Tickets: £6.00

8-13 years

Prepare to be amazed as two techno-clowns present an altogether different kind of science class. Inspired by the quote “deep meaning lies often in childish play”, multitalented duo Debbie Syrop and Gareth Smith take their lead from the everyday. Using the objects found there, they create physical theatre, projected images, music and live demonstrations to show how the smallest change in perspective can create a mysterious canvas of sound, visuals and image.

A hugely entertaining Theatre show for young audiences’

Steve Byddwch yn barod i gael eich syfrdanu wrth i ddau Day technolegol gyflwyno math gwahanol o glown ddosbarth gwyddoniaeth. Wedi’u hysbrydoli gan y dyfyniad “yn aml y ceir ystyr dwfn yn chwarae plant”, deunyddiau cyffredin sy’n ysgogi’r deuawd amryddawn, Debbie Sirop a Gareth Smith. Gan ddefnyddio eitemau y daethant ar eu traws ar hap, maent yn creu theatr ffisegol, tafluniadau, cerddoriaeth ac arddangosiadau byw i ddangos sut gall y newid lleiaf mewn persbectif greu cynfas dirgel o sain a lluniau

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CHRISTMAS WITH THE SIREN SISTERS Tuesday 11th December at 2pm and 7.30pm Tickets: £6.00

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A pretty perfect blend of ingredients Take a blonde, brunette and red head combo from Cardiff, crooning all your favourite tunes from the 1940’s. Add blue birds, white cliffs and apple blossom and a large dollop of Christmas cheer... Following in the footsteps of the Andrews, Boswell and Dinning Sisters, this titillating trio will have you tapping your tinsel toes and humming along to the nostalgic tunes of yesteryear.

Cyfuniad perffaith o gynhwysion - merch benfelen, merch â gwallt brown a merch â gwallt coch o Gaerdydd, yn suoganu’ch hoff ganeuon o’r 1940au. Ychwanegwch adar glas, clogwyni gwynion a blodau afal, ynghyd â thalp mawr o hwyl y Nadolig... gan ddilyn olion traed y Chwiorydd Andrews, Boswell a Dinning, bydd y triawd talentog hwn yn gwneud i chi symud eich traed a chydganu holl ffefrynnau’r gorffennol.


THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Saturday 15th December 1pm & 4pm Tickets: £6.00

On the night before Christmas Emily stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to celebrate and get presents. So he sets off in search of Father Christmas to find out for himself. Along the way he dodges the family cat, gets directions from a cowardly toy soldier and is given some unexpected advice from the magical fairy on top of the tree. Will Eddie get an answer? Will Emily get her wish? And what is that funny-shaped present sitting under the tree? The Night Before Christmas is the latest production from Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company, creators of the hit shows Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, The Way Back Home & STUCK and is a co-production with Brighton Dome. It is suitable for families and children aged from three up. Ar noswyl Nadolig, mae Emily’n syllu allan o’r ffenest, yn cwtsio ei thedi ac yn aros yn ddisgwylgar am y bore ond, yn y gornel mae llygoden Steve fachDay o’r enw Eddie yn methu â deall pam mai bodau dynol yn unig sy’n cael dathlu a chael anrhegion. Felly mae’n cychwyn ar daith i chwilio am Siôn Corn a mynnu’r ateb. Ar y ffordd, mae’n osgoi cath y teulu, yn cael cyfeiriadau gan filwr plwm gwangalon ac mae’n cael cyngor annisgwyl gan y dylwythen deg hudol ar frig y goeden. A fydd Eddie’n cael ateb? A fydd Emily’n cael ei dymuniad? A beth yw’r anrheg â’r siâp rhyfedd o dan y goeden? The Night Before Christmas yw cynhyrchiad diweddaraf Cwmni Theatr Big Wooden Horse, a greodd y sioeau llwyddiannus Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, The Way Back Home a STUCK ac mae’n gynhyrchiad ar y cyd â Brighton Dome. Mae’n addas i deuluoedd a phlant tair oed ac yn hyˆn.

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Neath Amateur Operatic Society present

CINDERELLA Written and Directed by Anthony Argyle Thursday 3rd January – Saturday 12 January 2013 Nightly 7.15pm, Saturday Matinee 2.15pm Tickets: £10, £8 Concession, Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children) £30

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A welcome return to Neath’s Community Pantomime, with the magical story of Cinderella, a young beautiful servant, who has a wicked step mother, and not forgetting her two ugly step sisters. Come and see if Cinderella does go to the ball and meets her handsome Prince Charming. With fun, laughter and well known pop tunes, this pantomime will have you wanting more, Oh Yes You Will!!!!! Croeso’n ôl i Bantomeim Cymunedol Castellnedd, gyda stori hudol Cinderella, morwyn ifanc hardd â llysfam ddrwg, a heb anghofio am ei dwy lyschwaer hyll. Dewch i weld a fydd Cinderella’n cael mynd i’r ddawns fawr a chwrdd â’i Thywysog Swynol golygus. Gyda llawer o hwyl a chwerthin a chaneuon pop adnabyddus, byddwch yn gweiddi am fwy gyda’r pantomeim hwn!

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NEATH’S CHRISTMAS PARADE Friday 16th November

Come and join the festivities in Neath’s Christmas Parade. There’ll be entertainment in Angel Square from 5.30pm, with the parade leaving the Civic Centre at 6pm ready to turn on the lights at 6.30pm. There’ll be a Santa’s Grotto in Zoar’s Ark Garden Centre, and in the Gwyn Hall we’ll have The Wizard of Oz and the brand new, final instalment of the Twilight Series!! ˆ yl yng Ngorymdaith Dewch i ymuno â hwyl yr w Nadolig Castell-nedd. Bydd adloniant ar Sgwâr yr Angel o 5.30pm a bydd yr orymdaith yn gadael y Ganolfan Ddinesig am 6pm, yn barod i gynnau’r goleuadau am 6.30pm. Bydd groto Siôn Corn yng Nghanolfan Arddio Zoar’s Ark a gallwch weld The Wizard of Oz yn Neuadd Gwyn neu ffilm olaf y gyfres Twilight!

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WELSH BRIDE GUIDE WEDDING PROM & FAYRE Sunday 4th November, 11am - 4pm Free Entry

A superb Wedding Fayre featuring some Welsh National Wedding Award winning Exhibitors and Entertainers. Events during the day will include a catwalk show with some stunning bridal gowns, mother of the bride wear and menswear, demonstrations of bridal hair and make-up. Register with us on the day for your chance to win a £50.00 voucher for the exhibitor of your choice. There’ll also be goody bags for the first 50 brides. The regular kids club will also be running from 11.00 - 1.00, so drop the kids off and take a leisurely stroll around the best that Wales has to offer. The Cinderella shoes, the wedding dress of your dreams, the carriage fit for a princess, it’s all here! Getting married? You can’t afford to miss it!

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Directions from M4 Leave at Junction 43, take the A465 exit to Neath and follow signs for Neath (A474). When exiting the A474 take the 2nd left and follow the signs to The Gwyn Hall.

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Cyfeiriadau o’r M4 Gadewch yr M4 wrth gyffordd 43, cymerwch yr A465 i Gastell-nedd a dilyn yr arwyddion ar gyfer Castell-nedd (A474). Wrth adael yr A474, cymerwch yr ail heol ar y chwith a dilynwch yr arwyddion i Neuadd Gwyn.

Directions from Merthyr/ Heads of the Valley road Take the A465 and follow signs for Neath (A474). When exiting the A474 take the 2nd left and follow the signs to The Gwyn Hall.

Cyfeiriadau o Ferthyr/Ffordd Blaenau’r Cymoedd. Ewch ar hyd yr A465 a dilynwch yr arwyddion ar gyfer Castell-nedd (A474). Wrth adael yr A474, cymerwch yr ail heol ar y chwith a dilynwch yr arwyddion i Neuadd Gwyn.

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SEATING PLAN CYNLLUN SEDDI Wheelchair seating available on request. Mae seddi cadeiriau olwyn ar gael ar gais.

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Just Perfect catering is proud to be the official on site contract catering company at the new state of the art Gwyn Hall.

Conferencing Facilities

Cyfleusterau Cynadleddau

Our state-of-the-art digital projection facilities make presenting on the big screen easy. Our screening areas have plug and play access, so your event, whether it be a simple presentation, product launch, AGM or Conference, can be professionally presented with the click of a button. Our in-house technicians offer support and our equipment and auditorium can easily integrate extra AV, staging and theming requirements.

Gyda’n taflunwyˆr digidol o’r radd flaenaf, mae cyflwyno ar y sgrin fawr yn hawdd. Mae mynediad plygio i mewn a chwarae gan ein hardaloedd sgrinio. Felly, ni waeth a yw’ch digwyddiad yn gyflwyniad syml, neu’n lansiad cynnyrch, yn gyfarfod blynyddol neu’n gynhadledd, mae cyflwyniad proffesiynol yn bosib Hollywood ar glicied botwm. Mae ein technegwyr yn cynnig cefnogaeth a chyfarpar a gellir addasu’r awditoriwm yn hawdd ar gyfer gofynion clyweled, llwyfannu a thematig ychwanegol.

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This is a small stylish area that can be used for preperformance drinks or during an interval. You can even just call in with a friend and chill out, enjoy a glass of wine or try the selection of beers, ciders and lager or for the more adventurous, the full range of Penderyn welsh whisky or a range of champagnes. Our new coffee shop will offer a whole new range of foods from the grab & go, offering freshly baked baguettes and Paninis to seasonal salads, fresh fruit pots and welsh local yogurts. We have the privilege of working with local and regional artisan producers and with our team of creative chef’s we aim to deliver Wales to the food table. You can order from the range of traditional seasonal food prepared daily by our chefs, offering our customers an opportunity of trying a true ‘Taste of Wales’ experience. With award winning Welsh Celtic pride beef to regional

welsh cheeses, all produce are true taste of Wales’ winners. Mario’s award winning welsh ice-cream will be available, along with a full range of cakes from Victoria sponge, poppy seed & lemon cake, to traditional favourites such as Welsh cakes and Bara Brith. Ardal fach ond llawn steil yw hon yw gellir ei defnyddio ar gyfer diodydd cyn y perfformiad neu yn ystod yr egwyl. Gallwch hyd yn oed alw heibio gyda ffrind i ymlacio a mwynhau gwydraid o win neu roi cynnig ar y detholiad o wahanol fathau o gwrw a lager. Os hoffech gael blas ar rywbeth gwahanol, rydym yn cynnig yr amrywiaeth llawn o chwisgi Cymreig Penderyn neu ddewis o siampaen. Bydd ein siop goffi newydd yn cynnig dewis newydd o fwydydd, yn amrywio o gludfwyd cyflym, fel panini a baguettes ffres, i salad tymhorol, potiau ffrwythau ffres ac iogwrt Cymreig lleol.


Mae gennym y fraint o weithio gyda chynhyrchwyr lleol a rhanbarthol a, chyda’n tim o ben-cogyddion creadigol, ein nod yw cyflwyno blas ˆ t. Gallwch ddewis Cymru ar bla o’r amrywiaeth o fwyd traddodiadol tymhorol sy’n cael ei baratoi bob dydd gan ein pen-cogyddion, gan roi cyfle i’n cwsmeriaid fwynhau ‘Gwir Flas Cymru’. Mae ein ˆ holl gynnyrch, gan gynnwys cig eidion Celtic Pride arobryn a chaws rhanbarthol Cymru, wedi ennill gwobrau Gwir Flas Cymru.

Bydd ˆ hufen ia arobryn Mario’s ar gael, ynghyd ag amrywiaeth llawn o deisennau, gan gynnwys teisen Victoria, teisen hadau pabi a theisen lemwn a ffefrynnau traddodiadol megis pice ar y maen a bara brith. Bydd Just Perfect Catering hefyd yn arlwyo ar gyfer unrhyw gynhadledd neu ddigwyddiad preifat, gan gynnwys gwleddoedd priodasau a phartion pen-blwydd.

Mae Just Perfect Catering yn falch o gael y contract i ddarparu’r arlwyo swyddogol yn Neuadd Gwyn ar ei newydd wedd.

Birthday Parties

Partion Pen-blwydd

A birthday party in our Cinema Pod is guaranteed to mark the occasion. Pick the latest movie or an old favourite, add popcorn and friends to the mix and you have the perfect recipe for a great atmosphere and an unforgettable experience.

ˆr Mae’ch pen-blwydd yn siw o fod yn achlysur arbennig gyda pharti yn ein Pod Sinema. Gallwch ddewis y ffilm ddiweddaraf neu hen ffefryn. Ychwanegwch bobgorn a ffrindiau a dyna’r rysáit perffaith ar gyfer awyrgylch gwych a phrofiad bythgofiadwy.

Private Hire There is no better way to enjoy the latest blockbuster or a cult classic than from the comfort and privacy of your very own cinema.

Llogi Preifat Does dim ffordd well o fwynhau’r ffilm fawr ddiweddaraf neu gampwaith o’r gorffennol nag mewn cysur a phreifatrwydd eich sinema eich hun.

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Whats on at... The Princess Royal Theatre August Sunday 12th at 7.30pm Only Men Aloud

September Friday 14th at 7.30pm Geno Washington and the Yoyo Blues Thursday 20th at 8pm Andrew Lawrence Sunday 23rd at 7.30pm Levellers

October Wednesday 3rd - Friday 5th at 7pm Bugsy Malone Saturday 6th at 7pm Port Talbot Cymric Choir

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Tuesday 9th at 7pm - Saturday 13th at 3pm Acorn Antiques the Musical

Wednesday 28th at 7.30pm An evening of mediumship

Friday 19th at 7.30pm Crepes, Drapes and Ponytails

Thursday 29th at 7.30pm Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular

Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st at 7pm Wind in the Willows

December

November

Sunday 2nd at 7pm Mayor’s Christmas Charity Show 2012

Friday 2nd at 1pm & 3.30pm Milkshake “Come Out To Play”

Wednesday 5th at 7.30pm Alabama 3

Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th at 7.15pm Port Talbot Little Theatre Granny Annie

Sunday 9th - Wednesday 12th at 7pm A Christmas Carol

Thursday 15th at 2pm Remember when

Tuesday 18th at 10am & 1pm Cwmni Mega

Wednesday 21st at 8pm Marcus Brigstock

January

Thursday 22nd at 7.30pm Buddy Holly and the Cricketers

Monday 14th - Sunday 3rd February Babes in the Wood

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Whats on at... Pontardawe Arts Centre August

October

October Cont.

November Cont.

December

Friday 24 at 7.30pm Richard Thompson

Wednesday 3 at 8pm Punchline Comedy Nights

Friday 26 at 8pm Dewi Pws a Radwm

Tuesday 13 at 7.30pm Nelville’s Island

Saturday 6 at 7.30pm Mark Watson Live 2012

Sunday 28 at 7.30pm Andy Fairweather Lowe & The Low Riders

Thursday 15 at 7.30pm While and Matthews

Wednesday 5 at 8pm Punchline Comedy Nights

Wednesday 10 at 7.30pm Nick Harper

November

Thursday 11 at 7.30pm Krar Collective

Friday 2 at 7.30pm Let’s Dance the Night Away

Friday 31 at 8pm The Proclaimers

September Friday 7 at 7pm CLICK Saturday 8 at 7.30pm Paul Child Wednesday 12 at 8pm Punchline Comedy Nights Wednesday 19 at 7.30pm Macbeth Friday 21 at 8pm Cwtch Cabaret Saturday 22 at 7.30pm Carthy & Swarbrick

Friday 12 at 8pm Wishbone Ash Tuesday 16 at 7.30pm The Monster in the Hall

Tuesday 6 at 7.30pm Tony Benn Wednesday 7 at 8pm Punchline Comedy Nights

Friday 30 at 10:30am & 1pm Snow Tiger

Friday 9 at 7.30pm Nine Below Zero

Friday 19 at 7.30pm Karine Polwart

Saturday 10 at 3pm Stones and Bones

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Thursday 22 at 7.30pm Kieran Goss Wednesday 28 at 7.30pm The Script Slam Work in Progress Grand Final

Thursday 18 at 8pm Mark Thomas: Bravo Figaro

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Saturday 17 at 7.30pm Melingo

Friday 7 at 4pm Children’s Christmas Tea Party Friday 14-22 at 2pm & 7pm Sleeping Beauty

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Saturday 22 at 8pm

Thursday 20 at 7.30pm

Friday 14 at 8pm

Friday 7 at 7pm

Max Boyce and special guests

Freeze The Atlantic

Animal Farm

Frisky and Mannish

One Night Only

September

Saturday 29 at 7.30pm

Friday 26 at 7.30pm

Thursday 25 at 7.30pm

Thursday 18 October 1.30pm & 7pm

Tuesday 9 at 7.30pm

Sunday 7 at 3pm

Friday 5 at 8pm

Thursday 4 at 7.30pm

Wednesday 3 at 7.30pm

Blofeld and Baxter

Rannel - 2deep

Django a ˆ la Créole

Noye’s Fludde

Don Giovanni

The Enormous Turnip

Jodie Marie

Arandora Star

Catch Me

October

Sunday 28 at 7.30pm

Thursday 15 at 2pm & 7pm Friday 16 at 7pm

Saturday 10 at 7.30pm

Thursday 8 at 7.30pm

Friday 2 at 8pm

Crazy for You

The Wizard of Oz

Daniel O’Donnell the Superstar

Backgammon for Beginners

Paper Aeroplanes

November

Monday 19 - Saturday 24 at 7pm, Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm

Oliver!

Christmas with the Siren Sisters

Visualise Reloaded

Sinderela

Wednesday 28 Saturday 1 Dec at 7.30pm Saturday Matinee 2.30pm

December

Wednesday 5 at 1pm & 7pm

The Night Before Christmas

Sunday 2 at 5pm Monday 3 at 10am & 2.30pm

Tuesday 11 at 2pm & 7.30pm

Cinderella

Saturday 15 at 1pm & 4pm

January Thursday 3 January – Saturday 12 at 7.15pm Saturday Matinee 2.15pm

Gwyn Hall Events Autumn 2012  

Welcome to the autumn winter season