Chapter, founded in 1971 by Christine Kinsey, Bryan Jones and Mik Flood, is a vibrant hub for contemporary arts and culture. This arts centre occupied the former Canton High School, playing an important role in Cardiff’s artistic development.

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Chapter boasts a dynamic multi-artform program, showcasing radical ideas across visual art, film, performance and more. With over 50 artists and creative companies in its studios, it fosters a diverse community. Here’s what you can find on April’s agenda:

Performance: Experimentica 2024

11-14 April 2024. Chapter Arts Centre

Marking the turn of the seasons towards a new life, Experimentica 2024: Call to Spring will gather artists and communities in celebration of the festival’s legacy and the ecologies that sustain performance within and beyond the locality. 

More information here.

Music: Muriel

25 & 26 April 2024. Seligman Theatre

Following their recently released self-titled debut album back in October, Muriel returns for their second headline show in Cardiff.

Click here to find out more.

Film: NT Live: Nye

23 April & 7 May 2024. Cinema 1

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

Here’s the link for more information.

Film: Cardiff Animation Festival 2024

25-28 April 2024. Chapter Arts Centre

The theme for CAF24 is ‘treat’; audiences can treat themselves to Q&As, animation workshops, free lunch and watch screenings in person or wherever suits them, online.

More information here.

Comedy: Jessica Fostekew

Saturday 27 April 2024, 8pm. Seligman Theatre

A brand new stand-up show about passion, pace and purpose from the critically acclaimed star of BBC’s QI, Live at the Apollo and C4’s Travel Man.

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Performance: Dyad Productions: Austen’s Women: Lady Susan

Tuesday 30 April – 1 May 2024, 7.30pm. Seligman Theatre

Return to the Regency (or rather, Georgian) in this darkly comic tale of society and the women trapped within it; their struggles, desires, temptations and manipulations – and at the vanguard, Lady Susan: charming, scheming, witty and powerful; taking on society and making it her own. But has she met her match?

Find out more here

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