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
Rheinallt Williams, Swyddog Datblygu, rheinallt@merthyrtudful.org

What's On


Tudfulele

Tudfulele


Pob Nos Fawrth 6:30-8:30

Merthyr Tudful Ukulele group, meet every Tuesday evening betwwen 6:30 and 8:30. Newcomers Welcome to join!

Shirley Valentine

Shirley Valentine


3, 4 & 5 March 2022 19.30 - 20.45

Y Consortiwm Cymraeg presents Shirley Valentine  By Willy Russell  A new Welsh language translation by Manon Eames  Directed by Geinor Styles Design by Jacob Hughes Lighting Design by Cara Hood  Starring Shelley Rees

Music and chat in the company of the Guitarist Rhisiart Arwel

Music and chat in the company of the Guitarist Rhisiart Arwel


17 June 2022 7.30pm

Rhisiart’s repertoire includes music from all parts of the world, with special emphasis on music from Wales, Spain and South America. His personal relationship with Patagonia, Argentina is reflected in the inclusion of several works by notable Argentinean composers such as Ariel Ramirez, Abel Fleury and Jorge Cardoso. Rhisiart has composed an arranged numerous works - including Welsh folk songs and hymn tunes – and his CD’s ‘Etifeddiaeth/Heritage’ (released in 2018) and ‘Encil’ (2021) include many examples of his work along with a selection of popular works for guitar from all parts of the world.

Twm Siôn Cati (Suitable for ages 7+ years)

Twm Siôn Cati (Suitable for ages 7+ years)


08.07.22 - 13.00

When the night is long and the wind is howling, the trees creak and the leaves whirling, on some desolate roads in Wales, if you listen hard enough the sound of horses hooves can be heard…the sound of the famous highwayman Twm Siôn Cati.

SABOTAGE - NoFit State Circus

SABOTAGE - NoFit State Circus


NoFit State Circus’ new production SABOTAGE will continue its 2022 tour to Merthyr Tydfil.

With just 10 days of performances, make sure not to miss out on your chance to see NoFit State’s latest Big Top show while it’s in Merthyr!

EARLYBIRD tickets are available now.

The Big Top will go up in ‘Pandy Field’ in the grounds of Cyfarthfa Castle, with matinee and evening performances between 5 – 15 May with Theatr Soar as the presenting partner.

This is an exceptional new large scale circus spectacular, with a dark, gritty edge. SABOTAGE brings together an incredible cast with awe inspiring circus skills including aerial silks, breakdancing, duo trapeze, acrobatics, hula hooping, slack line, straps, and much more.

Ynys Alys - Cwmni Fran Wen

Ynys Alys - Cwmni Fran Wen


2 April 2022 - 19.30

Unfortunately Saturday’s performance of Ynys Alys has been cancelled.

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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

Rheinallt Williams, Swyddog Datblygu, rheinallt@merthyrtudful.org