South Wales theatres catalogued by architect Rob Firman

An architect made it his mission to visit and catalogue every theatre and performance building in south Wales. Here is what Rob Firman found:

Swansea Grand Theatre Swansea Grand Theatre, which opened in 1897, is still being used for shows and performances

Currently operating as a theatre / performance venue - total of 71

Abergorky Hall, Treorchy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Adelina Patti Theatre, Craig-y-Nos, Powys

Arts Centre, Pontardawe, Neath Port Talbot

Arts Centre, St Donats, Vale of Glamorgan

Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Coliseum, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Congress Theatre, Cwmbran, Torfaen

Dolman Theatre, Newport

Dylan Thomas Theatre, Swansea

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Halliwell Theatre, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Institute, Cwmaman, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Little Theatre, Blackwood, Caerphilly

Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, is the home of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Little Theatre, Neath, Neath Port Talbot

Little Theatre, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

Llanover Hall, Cardiff

LLewelyn Hall, Swansea

Market Hall, Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent

Melville Theatre, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

Memorial Hall, Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire

Memorial Hall and Theatre, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

Merlin Theatre, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Mike Barlow YMCA Theatre, Cardiff

Miners' Institute, Blackwood, Caerphilly

Miners' Theatre, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Myfanwy Theatre, Merthyr Tydfil

New Theatre, Cardiff

Park and Dare, Treorchy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Pater Hall, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

Patti Pavillion, Swansea

Penyrheol Theatre, Gorseinon, Swansea

Phoenix Centre, Ton Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

The Patti Pavilion in Swansea The Patti Pavilion in Swansea was named after the 19th century opera singer Adelina Patti

Public Hall, Brynamman, Carmarthenshire

Public Hall, Cross Hands, Carmarthenshire

Public Memorial Hall, Llandybie, Carmarthenshire

Queens Hall, Narbeth, Pembrokeshire

Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre, Newport

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Sony Theatre, Bridgend

St Davids Hall, Cardiff

Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea

The Blake Theatre, Monmouth, Monmouthshire

The Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

The Drill Hall, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff

The Grand Pavillion, Porthcawl, Bridgend

The Gwyn Hall, Neath, Neath Port Talbot

The Institute, Penrhiwceiber, Rhondda Cynon Taff

The Lyric, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

The Market Theatre, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

The Metropole Theatre, Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent

The Paget Rooms, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth, Monmouthshire

The Gwyn Hall The Gwyn Hall in Neath has been refurbished after it was destroyed by a fire

The Torch Theatre, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire

The Welfare, Ystradgynlais, Powys

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, Powys

Theatr Elli, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Theatre Gwaun, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire

Town Hall, Maesteg, Bridgend

Townhill Theatre, Swansea

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Welfare Hall, Tylorstown, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall, Bedwas, Caerphilly

Workmen's Hall, Blaenavon, Torfaen

Workmens' Hall, Blaengarw, Bridgend

Derelict / mothballed theatre - total of nine

De Valence Pavillion, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Memo, Newbridge, Caerphilly - currently undergoing renovation

Interior of Newbridge Memorial Hall - the Memo. Pic: Deryck Lewis The Memo in Newbridge, built by miners, has been derelict but is being refurbished

Palace Theatre, Swansea

Parc Hall, Cwmparc, Treorchy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Royal Playhouse, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

The Berwyn Centre, Nantymoel, Bridgend

The Hall, Glyncorrwg, Neath Port Talbot

Town Hall, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmens' Hall, Caerphilly

Converted to another use - total of 29

Albert Hall, Newport

Albert Hall, Swansea

Constitutional Club, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Elysium Theatre, Swansea

Empire, Neath, Neath Port Talbot

Grand Theatre, Cardiff

The Prince of Wales in Cardiff The old Prince of Wales theatre in Cardiff has now been converted into a pub

Judge's Hall, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Little Theatre, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Miners Hall, Merthyr Tydfil

Miners' Welfare Hall, Abercrave, Powys

Monk Street Theatre, Monmouth, Monmouthshire

Palace of Varieties, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

Park Hall, Cardiff

Philharmonic Hall, Cardiff

Picture Theatre, Tonyrefail, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Public Hall, Trecynon, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Rolls Hall, Monmouth, Monmouthshire

St Mary Street Theatre, Monmouth, Monmouthshire

The Palladium, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff

The Prince of Wales Theatre, Cardiff

Theatre Royal, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

Theatre Royal, Merthyr Tydfil

Theatre Royal, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Tredegar Hall, Newport

Welfare Hall, Beddau, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall, Abercwmboi, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall, Abertridwr, Caerphilly

Workmen's Hall, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent

Workmen's Hall, Garnant, Carmarthenshire

Demolished - total of 46

Andrews Hall, Cardiff

Artist's impression of renovated Town Hall in Merthyr Tydfil Artist's impression of what the new arts centre will look like at the old Town Hall, Merthyr

Central Hall, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent

County Theatre, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Drill Hall, Bridgend

Empire Theatre, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

Evans Concert Hall of Varieties, Newport

Grand Theatre, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

Miners' Welfare Hall, Cwmllynfell, Carmarthenshire

New Theatre, Glynneath, Neath Port Talbot

New Theatre, Maesteg, Bridgend

Nixon's Workingmen's Institute Library and Public Hall, Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Public Hall Cinema and Institute, Briton Ferry, Neath Port Talbot

The Capitol, Blackwood, Caerphilly

The Empire Theatre, Cardiff

The Empre Theatre, Newport

The Empire Theatre, Swansea

The Empire Theatre, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

The Gaiety Theatre, Newport

The Grand Theatre, Aberaman, Rhondda Cynon Taff

The Hippodrome, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

The Little Theatre, Newport

The Lyceum Theatre, Newport

The Lyceum Theatre, Pentre, Rhondda Cynon Taff

The New Theatre, Newport

The Palace Theatre, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

The Pavillion, Pontypool, Torfaen

The Prince of Wales Theatre, Newport

The Royality Theatre, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

The Star Theatre, Swansea

The Theatre Royal, Cardiff

The Theatre Royal, Swansea

The Victoria Hall, Newport

Tivoli Theatre, Pontardulais, Neath Port Talbot

Vint's Palace Theatre, Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot

Welfare Hall, Seven Sisters, Neath Port Talbot

White's Palace, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Workingmen's Hall and Institute, Ferndale, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall, Cilfynydd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall, Gwaun Cae Gurwen, Carmarthenshire

Workmen's Hall, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

Workmen's Hall, Treharris, Merthry Tydfil

Workmen's Hall and Institute, Abercynon, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall and Institute, Maerdy, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Hall and Institute, Ogmore Vale, Bridgend

Workmen's Hall and Institute, Ynyshir, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Workmen's Welfare Hall and Institute, Llanbradach, Caerphilly

Under construction - total of two

The Old Town Hall Arts Centre, Merthyr Tydfil

Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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