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Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is home to Concert Hall, Richard Burton Theatre and an exhibition arcade overlooking the parkland of Cardiff Castle.


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Mon - Fri

09:30 - 17:00

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With alumni including the Oscar-winning Sir Anthony Hopkins, Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon, and Fellows including Bryn Terfel and Dame Shirley Bassey, the performances showcase the exceptional talent here as well as a diverse range of world-class, internationally renowned musicians, artists and companies.

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, the National Conservatoire of Wales, and part of the University of South Wales Group, competes alongside an international peer group of conservatoires and specialist arts colleges for the best students globally, enabling students to enter and influence the world of music, theatre and related professions.

The College educates some of the most talented students from around the world, aiming to give them not just the technical and craft skills they’ll need to succeed at the top levels of the profession, but also to help them to develop their individual artistic ‘voice.’

The College’s events calendar encompasses over 300 public performances every year including orchestral concerts, recitals, drama, opera and musical theatre. The creative diversity of the college ensures a stimulating environment and broad experience for students of all disciplines.

Location: North Road, CF10 3ER

By Car

The college is situated on North Road, adjacent to Cardiff Castle, in the city centre. For SatNav you should use post code CF10 3ER.


There is no on-site parking available but there are pay and display car parks nearby at North Road (CF10 3DU) and Alexandra Gardens (CF10 3NW).

By Bus

The nearest bus stop is College Road RK

By Train

The nearest train station is Cathays, approximately a 7 minute walk away.


029 2039 1391



Castle Grounds, North Road, CF10 3ER