The Wales Millennium Centre

Visit Wales’ most spectacular modern landmark and take advantage of the centre’s fantastic educational programme, designed to strengthen your curriculum from Key Stage 1 through to BTEC and GNVQ levels. A visit can include a guided tour of the building as well as a half or a whole day workshop and show, as well as time spent exploring the interactive gallery, artsExplorer. Welsh language workshops and shows are available. Please contact us for a full list of current workshops and shows. Other educational workshops include discovering the music, costumes and dance of Tudor times, creating your own instrument and discovering sounds and spending the day with your choir getting advice and guidance from some of Wales’ finest singers. Prices and duration of visits vary depending on your choice of workshop.

Educational Programmes for BTEC, GNVQ and ‘A’ Level at the WMC:

Performing arts:
Your group will be given a guided tour of the Wales Millennium Centre, followed by a talk by staff from the Programming, Marketing and Finance teams.

Business Studies/Leisure and Tourism:
Your group will be given a guided tour of the Wales Millennium Centre, followed by a talk by staff from the Recruitment, Marketing and Customer Services teams.

Theatre Studies:
Please ask us for details of the Wales Millennium Centre programme for Theatre Studies students. The programme is only available at certain times of the year.

Geography:
The Landscape of the Bay Geography Day. Learn about the changing landscape of Cardiff Bay. Key Stage 1 and 2 will look at how people affect the environment in the Bay and the plans to look after the environment for the future. Key Stages 3 and 4 will look at economic and social change, processes and issues in the human environment.

Art:
A tour of the Wales Millennium Centre to find out about the architecture, the materials used and the creation of the inscription on the front of this landmark building should provide inspiration for all young Welsh artists.