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experience the world of arts and culture with The Met and Arts Development Team

The Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre and the Arts Development Team provides a unique contribution to the cultural life in Blaenau Gwent, helping to promote health and wellbeing in the local community and raising the aspirations of children and young people through the arts.

With eclectic artistic programming, community outreach work, professional services and sound business management, the services offered by Arts and Culture are fully sustainable and contribute to expanding horizons and enhancing life experiences.

Our Mission

Providing leadership as the local ambassador of Arts and Culture, delivering a service with a reputation for professionalism, quality and accessibility.

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Head4Arts

Head4Arts is a community arts organisation that delivers a wide range of creative, participatory activities across the eastern Heads of the Valleys area, covering the county boroughs of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil and Torfaen.

Head4Arts aims to offer a varied, engaging and enjoyable programme that provides opportunities for all members of the community to take part in high quality, inspirational arts activities.

For information about activities that are taking place in your area visit the Head4Arts website at www.head4arts.org.uk or email bethan.lewis@head4arts.org.uk.

Head4Arts is funded by the Welsh Assembly Government through the Arts Council of Wales and is supported by a partnership of the four local authorities involved.

In Blaenau Gwent, Aneurin Leisure manages the work of Head4Arts on behalf of Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council.



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  • Date: Thu Jul 18 @ 7:00PM -
    Location:The Met
    Journey "under the sea" with Ariel, her aquatic friends and AYDMS Junior Section...

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  • Date: Fri Jul 19 @ 6:30PM -
    Location:Parc Bryn Bach
    This is a 1 mile event in tribute to one of the greatest long distance runners i...

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  • Date: Fri Jul 19 @ 7:00PM -
    Location:The Met
    Journey "under the sea" with Ariel, her aquatic friends and AYDMS Junior Section...

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  • Date: Sat Jul 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
    Location:Parc Bryn Bach
    750m Open Water Swim20km Cycle5km Run £30 entry fee Prize for 1st Male and Fe...

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  • Date: Tue Jul 23
    Location:Bedwellty House & Park
    Do you love Fortnite? Do you love Nerf? Then we have the perfect pairing for you...

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  • Date: Wed Jul 24 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
    Location:Parc Bryn Bach
    Come and join Blaenau Gwent Council's Green Team for some fun nature related act...

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  • Date: Thu Jul 25 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
    Location:Abertillery Sports Centre
    Join us for a Racket Sports Taster Day and try a range of sports, including; ten...

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  • Date: Thu Jul 25 @11:00AM - 12:30PM
    Location:Bedwellty House & Park
    Bedwellty Park is a magical place and if you're very lucky, you may even spy som...

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  • Date: Mon Jul 29 @12:00AM - 02:00PM
    Location:Tredegar Sports Centre
    Join us for a Racket Sports Taster Day at Tredegar Sports Centre and enjoy a ran...

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  • Date: Mon Jul 29 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
    Location:Tredegar Sports Centre
    Join us for a range of fun filled sports and activities at Tredegar Sports Centr...

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