Fantastic Live Opera Coming To South Wales

William Walton’s classic ‘comedy in one act’ The Bear is a brilliant introduction for audiences new to opera and a fabulous opportunity for all music lovers to hear Walton’s classic comedy in its fiftieth anniversary year, this SmallStages tour is designed to have the widest possible appeal and to fulfil MWO’s mission for keeping opera live and local across rural Wales.

Join us and experience opera like never before as we present The Bear in South Wales at the following venues:

Thursday 16th November
The Welfare, Ystradgynlais

We’re so excited to be coming to The Welfare! As a theatre, community arts centre and social hub it is right at the heart of Ystradgynlais and their theatre space will provide a perfect setting for The Bear. Book your tickets for Ystradgynlais now 

Thursday 30th November
Ammanford Miners’ Theatre

Ammanford Miners’ Theatre is our second Miners’ Welfare theatre on this tour. Its beautiful auditorium is a real classic of its kind and just right for The Bear. Book your tickets for Ammanford now

Friday 1st December
Congress Theatre, Cwmbran

The Congress in Cwmbran is a hidden gem! Right in the middle of “Cwmbran Shopping” it’s auditorium has room for 300 and it’s lively programme offers something for everyone. Book your tickets for Cwmbran now

See all SmallStages venues for The Bear


We’ve had a fantastic tour so far, take a look at some of our photos, reviews and blogs so far! Join us as we take Opera across Wales!

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