A Packed Calendar of Events at Penarth Pier Pavilion This Season

If you’re looking for a day out that’s packed with culture and entertainment, then Penarth Pier Pavilion should be at the top of your list. Located in the heart of Penarth, the Pavilion is an iconic cultural venue that has been entertaining locals and tourists alike for over a century. With a wide range of events, exhibitions, and activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

One of the biggest draws of Penarth Pier Pavilion is the variety of events and activities that take place throughout the year. Whether you’re a music lover, an art enthusiast, or looking to attend creative workshops, there’s sure to be an event that will capture your imagination. From live music performances and art history talks to monthly art exhibitions and film screenings, there’s always something happening at the Pavilion.

If you’re a fun of theatre, the Pavilion also organises outdoor theatre events at the Kymin Gardens over the summer. This year’s productions will be the timeless classic Pride & Prejudice (27 July, 7pm) and the Shakespearean masterpiece Twelfth Night (25 August, 7pm), these outdoor performances are sure to be a highlight of the season.

For art lovers, the Pavilion’s main gallery space hosts monthly painting and photography exhibitions showcasing the work of both established and emerging artists. There’s always something new and exciting to discover. Of course, no trip to Penarth Pier pavilion would be complete without a visit to the café for a selection of food, drinks, and cakes. But that’s not all- if you’re in the mood for a movie, then Snowcat Cinema is the place to be every Tuesday and Thursday evening.

This year also sees the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama start a residency at the Pavilion, with a range of events from children’s music sessions to chamber music and big band concerts. Check out our What’s on Guide for more details. The Pavilion is also delighted to welcome back the Penarth Chamber Music Festival, with a range of concerts 6-9 July 2023.

As the jewel is the crown of Penarth, the venue has been under the new management of the Vale of Glamorgan Council since 2021, under the experienced stewardship of Pavilion Manager Karen Davies. If you are looking to hire the Pavilion for your own special event, please email them today to find out more.

Penarth Pier Pavilion is a must-visit destination. With its wide range of events, exhibitions, and activities to discover. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, young or old, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this iconic cultural venue.

What’s on at Penarth Pier Pavilion

Little Concerts with Royal Welsh College of Music and DramaSunday, 2nd April2pm & 4pm
Clare Teal in ConcertSaturday, 22nd April7:30pm
Art History Talk- Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood!Thursday, 27th April2pm
Manet, Morisot, Impressionists Day School with fine art historian, Stella Grace LyonsSaturday, 20th May10am
Art History Talk- Charles Rennie MacintoshThursday, 25th May2pm
Quartet Draig String Quartet in ConcertFriday, 2nd June7:30pm
Art History Talk- Goddesses & DoormatsTuesday, 27th June2pm
Boo Hewerdine in ConcertSaturday, 1st July7:30pm
Little Concerts with Royal Welsh College of Music and DramaSunday, 2nd July2pm & 4pm
Morning Mini Music Sessions with Royal Welsh College of Music and DramaRange of dates and times until May
Pride & Prejuide at the Kymin GardensThursday, 27th July7pm
Twelfth Night at the Kymin GardensFriday, 25th August7pm