A Merry Little Christmas with Only Men Aloud

29th Nov

Have A Merry Little Christmas!

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Grand Pavilion

The Grand Pavilion is run by a team dedicated to making your visit a memorable one

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Wizard of Oz - Ballet Theatre UK

14th Nov

Join Ballet Theatre UK as we follow the yellow brick road and discover all the wonders of Oz.

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Lost In The Rhythm: Amy Dowden, Ben Jones & Colin Jackson

19th Mar

An all new show ‘Lost In The Rhythm’ brings an exciting mix of Ballroom and Latin dances with individual performances from Amy Dowden, Ben Jones and Colin Jackson as well as entertaining group numbers with their supporting dancers.

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Weddings at the Grand Pavilion

The Grand Pavilion is the perfect wedding venue on the seafront of Porthcawl

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Snow White (Christmas 2019)

14th Dec - 5th Jan

Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?

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Andy Fairweather Low & The Low Riders feat The Hi Riders Soul Revue

5th Oct

Andy & The Low Riders and The Hi Riders Soul Revue, extra brass section & Hammond Organ. This show is a riot.

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Alistair McGowan - The Piano Show

1st Nov

A unique mix of classical music and classic comedy.

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Goldie Lookin Chain

30th Nov

We're excited to announce that comedic rap legends Goldie Lookin' Chain are embarking on their Greatest Hits 15th Anniversary World Tour of Wales in 2019! The lads will be putting the world to rights whilst celebrating 15 years of music and laughter!

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Porthcawl Elvis Festival

Once again the Grand Pavilion hosts the Official Shows for the World's largest Elvis Festival

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About Us

The Grand Pavilion is located on the seafront of Porthcawl. All approaches have brown and white leisure amenity signposting, making it very easy to find. Other landmarks next to the Grand Pavilion are One Stop mini supermarket and the Seabank Hotel.


What's On Next

Goldies Cymru 2019
23 Sep Tickets

Document 13, Live Music Now
23 Sep Tickets

2019 Best Festival Elvis Competition (Heat 1)
27 Sep Tickets

2019 First Kings, The
27 Sep Tickets

2019 Best Festival Elvis Competition (Heat 2) and Final
28 Sep Tickets


With a programme that’s featured everything from Eddie Izzard to The Supremes and Barbara Dickson to Rob Brydon, The Grand Pavilion punches above its weight when it comes to bringing the very best live theatre and music to this small seaside town. Alongside its professional programme is an extensive range of participatory activities including the legendary Tea Dances and a very popular programme of art classes. It also plays host to one of the country’s leading youth arts companies, Bridgend Youth Theatre and of course, presents an amazing spectacle each year with its annual Christmas pantomime. 

When we’re not busy entertaining through our own programme, we’re proud to play host to a great number of local choirs, drama groups and schools. We also offer a versatile and unique venue choice for conferences, weddings and a whole host of private functions. All this complemented by a café-bar with panoramic south facing views across the Bristol Channel which hosts its own series of free events including Jazz Sudays and Lunchtime Classics.



News +

Panto Junior Chorus Auditions – Snow White

Aged 9 – 16 years and want to appear in a professional panto? Come to our open auditions, best to register in advance…

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New Shows On Sale…

We’re very excited to announce new shows on sale: Film: Rocketman (15), Screening Rugby World Cup: Wales vs Uruguay, Alistair McGowan – The Piano Show, Michael Morpurgo’s Mimi and the Mountain Dragon, Day and Night – The Doris Day Songbook and Lost In The Rhythm: Amy Dowden, Ben Jones & Colin Jackson.

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Mirror Mirror On the Wall, Is the Grand Pavilion Panto the Fairest of Them All?

The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl are delighted to announce that Vern Griffiths and Kyle Tovey will be returning for their magical family pantomime Snow White this Christmas after proving a smash hit in last year’s production of Sleeping Beauty.

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