Covid–19 Announcement 28 February 2022

In line with new Welsh Government legislation, there is no need to show a covid pass or wear masks during performances in the Theatre.

We will still ask visitors to :
• Use the contactless e-ticket system
• Use sanitizing stations

Welcome to Canaolfan a Theatr Soar


Canolfan Soar, in the heart of Merthyr Tydfil, is managed by Menter Iaith Merthyr Tudful. The organisation is at the heart of the development of the Welsh Language in the area.

Canolfan Soar is home to a number of local Welsh Language organsiations, such as Urdd Gobaith Cymru, Dysgu Cymraeg Morgannwg and Cylch Meithrin Soar. The Canolfan is home also home to two local Welsh language business, Siop Llyfrau’r Enfys and Caffi Soar.

We offer a wide range of activities, workshops, and performances in partnership with many different organisations. Prior to Covid-19, we welcomed around 42,000 people, of every age and background, annually.

At core of our organisation is the aim to provide an environment which builds self-confidence and self-respect, and expands the horizons of our community. Equality and diversity, and the well0being of our community are at the heart of our everyday work.

Get in Touch...


01685 722176 | swyddfasoar@merthyrtudful.org

Theatr Soar, Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tudful, CF47 8UB

Lisbeth McLean, Prif Swyddog, lis@merthyrtudful.org
Eleri Walters, Swyddog Datblygu, eleri@merthyrtudful.cymru

What's On


PERTHYN I DDIHIRYN -  Ai Cymro gynllwyniodd i ladd JFK?

PERTHYN I DDIHIRYN - Ai Cymro gynllwyniodd i ladd JFK?


18/04/24 7pm

PERTHYN I DDIHIRYN Ai Cymro gynllwyniodd i ladd JFK?

Write a Song

Write a Song


Monday evenings 6:30pm - 8.30pm (8/4/24 - 20/5/24 excluding 6/5/24)

In celebration of Merthyr Tydfil’s Cultural Diversity

Son Of Chamber Symphony

Son Of Chamber Symphony


22/03/24 7:30pm

UPROAR - Wales’ New Music Ensemble returns with its latest project for 17 musicians, championing some of the most exciting voices in Welsh classical music today alongside multi-award-winning international composers.

Mr Jones

Mr Jones


15/03/2024

Stephen Jones, the self-proclaimed rugby prodigy of the small Welsh village Aberfan, has just made the kick of his life. As he boasts to local nurse Angharad, 150,000 tonnes of coal are careening down the hillside, towards Pantglas Junior School. Weaving between Welsh and English, Mr Jones is a brand new piece of drama which incorporates poetry, verbatim and first hand accounts as Stephen and Angharad navigate the infamous 1966 disaster and its irreversible aftermath,

“Theatrical gold”

“Powefully personal”

“The casting, the pace, the pauses, the delivery…expertly judged”

~ London Grip

Written by: Liam Holmes

Directed by: Michael Neri

Performed by: Liam Holmes, Tanwen Stokes

Owen Moneys Jukebox Heroes 4th & Final

Owen Moneys Jukebox Heroes 4th & Final


09.03.24 - 7:30pm

Following the huge success of Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes in 2016, and then Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes II in 2018; along with the third succession in 2021. Owen Money is back with another talent packed live show featuring the music of his popular weekend Radio shows on BBC Wales; and of course his unique style of comedy and ‘Welsh Whit’! Yes you ve guess it Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes IV! However, with the fourth sequel comes the final!

Grŵp Celf Soar

Grŵp Celf Soar


Tuesdays (term time), 1pm - 3pm

A weekly art group lead by artist Gus Payne.

Alaw

Alaw


1/03/24 7:30

A very special St David’s Day Concert with the astonishing trio ALAW! They’ll be joined by some very special guests, the excellent trio VRi together with the stunning vocals of Lisa Jên from the contemporary folk group 9Bach.

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Contact


01685 722176

swyddfasoar@merthyrtudful.org

Theatr Soar, Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tudful, CF47 8UB

Lisbeth McLean, Prif Swyddog, lis@merthyrtudful.org

Eleri Walters, Swyddog Datblygu, eleri@merthyrtudful.cymru