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Wednesday 3 May - Ensemble Cymru Charmer Orchestra Teatime Concert.

The third of three stunning teatime concerts showcasing chamber music from Wales and across the world. This afternoon’s concert features music for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, Harp by Mozart, Sally Beamish, Hilary Tann, and Arnold Bax.

3pm

*£8, £3 students and under 18s/ myfyrwyr ac o dan 18

Saturday 6 May – Psychic Evening

With the amazing Mediums Islwyn Wynne Owen and Ann Munro McKean-Owen.  Private reading available at an additional fee of £5 (Spaces Limited), Mediumship ----- Psychometry (bring an item long) ----- card reading -----sand reading ----- doodle reading 

7.30pm

£8 Admission

 

Thursday 11 May – NT Live: Obsession (15)

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film. 

7pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Friday 12 May – Casey Jones and Friends

Join Casey and his friends at Ucheldre for an evening of fun.  This concert is a fundraiser for Island Games Swimming.         

7.30pm

£6, £5 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Saturday 13 May – Swansea City Opera, Live on our Stage: Lakmé (Delibes)

This production of Lakmé, directed by Brendan Wheatley and musical direction John Beswick, is set in India during the 1880’s. Though famous for the ‘Flower Duet’, which has become so familiar, Lakmé contains many other hidden musical gems including the stratospheric and challenging ‘Bell Song’.  (Sung in English)

7.30pm

*18, £16 concessions/ gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant 

Sunday 14 May – Met Encore: Der Rosenkavalier

In a new production of Stauss’ opera, the dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star. Director Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score.

5.55pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Thursday 18 may – NT Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) shine in James Macdonald’s “blistering” (FT) production of Edward Albee’s landmark play.   

7pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Friday 20 May – Lit Soc: Victoria Field - 'One Hundred Shades of Green'

Literary Society director Fiona Owen introduces Victoria Field. This writing workshop will explore our relationship to the natural world with a particular emphasis on the beauty and abundance of the month of May.  We will read and discuss poems and short pieces of prose to explore how writers have approached questions such as climate change, the land, animals, birds and plant life.  

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb

10am-4pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau  

 

Sunday 21 May - An Afternoon Pottery Workshop

An Afternoon of pottery with Stoke born potter, Lisa Burton.

2pm

£12

Monday 22 May – Clwb Jazz Ucheldre Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets monthly on Mondays. 

Non-members welcome

7.30 for 7.45pm

Wednesday 24 May - RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra

This is the second in the RSC’s Rome Season which showcases four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome.  

Following the assassination of Julius Caesar and his own rise to power, Mark Anthony chooses a life of self-indulgence with Cleopatra, Queen of Eqypt. Distracted he lets go the reins of military power and the lovers come to their tragic end.  Directed by Iqbal Khan (Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012)) with Josette Simon taking on the role of Cleopatra (TV: Lewis Midsomer Murders and Death in Paradise. RSC: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1999)) and Antony Byrne as Mark Anthony (TV: Jerico, Silent Witness RSC: Henry IV Parts I and II, Richard II).

7pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant 

Friday 26 May - Ethnomusicology presents Sonic Resonance

Ethnomusicology is a jewel of the North Wales music scene, channeling a wide range of influences, all spicily infused with the bountiful delights of globally conscious beats to uplift, inspire and heal.

Sonic Resonance is a unique sound journey from the internationally acclaimed wizards of sound - artists Bear Love and his giant golden gong of bliss, hypnotic Navajo flutist Andrew Begay and the mind blowing didgeridoo virtuoso Ondřej Smeykal.  

7.30pm

£15, £12 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

Saturday 27 May - A Gala Performance

Come and join the party atmosphere here at Ucheldre this Spring.  We have a gala performance of popular classical music, instrumental and song, from students of Bangor University. As well as a unique dance experience.  This is a fundraising event.

7.30pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Sunday 28 May - Khamira

Khamira features musicians from India and Wales fusing elements of Welsh folk, Indian classical, jazz and rock into a truly unique World Music experience.

Suhail Yusuf Khan's virtuosic Serengi and vocals dovetails with Tomos Williams' trumpet, Vishal Nagar's tabla joins in a feast of rhythms and syncopations with Mark O'Connor's drum kit, while Aditya Balani's soaring guitar solos are supported by Dave Jones' keyboard and Aidan Thorne's bass.   

7.30pm

£12, £10 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant 

Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June – PROPS Theatre workshops: Spoonful of Music

Workshops for children aged 7 and over preparing for a show to be staged on Saturday 3 June.  PROPS gives young people the opportunity to experience the excitement, creativity and enjoyment found through drama.  PROPS is open to anyone with an interest in drama, acting and the theatre. Students can access as much as they want to from all that PROPS has to offer.

10am - 4pm daily

£5 per day (Props/Anvil members Free) 

Current Exhibitions:  

In the Gallery - Dorothy Russell "Textiles in Transition"

The art Dorothy exhibits is usually produced by painting, printing, piecing, quilting and embellishing textiles. Her work as a textile artist has gained her recognition and awards. Some of this work can be seen on the Portfolio pages of her website. As a Quilt artist, she takes inspiration from many sources, including the natural world, politics, news and history.

In the Aisles - Patchwork and Quilts

A display of patchwork and quilts made by members of classes held in the Centre which Eunice Lord has been tutoring for the past 18 years. 

Admission Free

Both exhibitions run until Monday 29 May