VIRTUAL wall2wall Jazz Festival

2020-10-12T10:44:56+00:00

A Virtual Festival The Corona virus pandemic has frustrated plans for most live music events and the need to find alternatives has been a priority. The wall2wall Jazz Festival, promoted by Abergavenny’s Black Mountain Jazz, has been no exception and this year it will be a ‘virtual’ event. There are different ways of producing a ‘virtual’ music event.  Their approach has been to to record the programme live in The Melville Theatre during the summer months and then – keeping to the planned October festival dates – we will stream the resulting videos. To find out more about the [...]

VIRTUAL wall2wall Jazz Festival2020-10-12T10:44:56+00:00

Successful as a venue to film music, theatre and movement classes

2020-09-01T08:30:52+00:00

The Melville Centre Successful as a venue to film music, theatre and movement classes The theatre in the Melville has during lockdown and social distancing times been successful as a venue to film music, theatre and “movement classes” by clown/actor/dancer Denni Dennis. The theatre has turned out to be an excellent venue for this purpose due to its  acoustics and lighting system. COURSE PROVIDERS Ukulele group that hold classes and do performances. Speak to Ian Cooper on 07977 588183 or email on iancoopermusic@hotmail.com for lesson or performances [...]

Successful as a venue to film music, theatre and movement classes2020-09-01T08:30:52+00:00

The Melville Centre hosts the Blodeuo Project

2020-07-13T08:08:39+00:00

The Melville Centre hosts the Blodeuo Project The Melville Centre hosts the Blodeuo Project which came together in Autumn 2018. The Arts Council of Wales kindly sponsored a  period of action research  in which over 20 individuals participated on a weekly basis in  our studio theatre. A diverse ability drama group took shape and further Arts Council of Wales funding, with  committed local support and  four excellent  facilitators, has  enabled  good work to proceed. The Project takes its name from the drama group’s first performance which told the ancient Welsh story of Blodeuwedd. Somewhere near Castell Mur, overlooking Trawsfynydd, [...]

The Melville Centre hosts the Blodeuo Project2020-07-13T08:08:39+00:00
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