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    The Riverfront is at the heart of the arts and entertainment scene in Newport.

    A lively theatre and arts centre that brings as many people as possible into contact with the arts and creativity, with professional performances, film screenings and workshops.

    The Riverfront is Newport's only professional presenting theatre and arts centre and has two theatre spaces, an art gallery, dance studio, recording studio, workshop rooms, conference room and licensed café.


    The Riverfront Café is the perfect spot for pre-theatre food and drink, a catch up with friends or a casual business meeting.

    Enjoy a late breakfast, lunch or a relaxing cup of coffee and piece of cake with views across the River Usk at The Riverfront Café.

    Offering a selection of freshly made salads, snacks, delicious cakes and hot meals, free Wifi access, plus a range of coffees, speciality teas and drinks, the welcoming café on the ground floor spills out onto the outside terrace.

    Each season The Riverfront staff hand pick a selected number of shows that will be perfectly complimented by an exclusive food and drink offer. All you have to do is add to your basket when you book your show tickets and we will do the rest!

    The Riverfront Café is proud to serve a high quality range of products from a number of suppliers including Starbucks, Beth's Bakes and Tomos Watkin.

    Art Gallery

    Take a look at our Art Gallery which plays host to a mix of exhibitions from photography to film, textile to graphics, fine art to performance art.


    Films worth talking about at The Riverfront! Throughout the season the cinema programme will bring Newport the best in family films, drama, comedy, art house and documentaries from as little as £3.

    Workshops and Classes

    We offer a large range of weekly workshops and classes for all ages including ceramics, yoga, dance and theatre.

    Families & Children

    You can bring the family to a wide selection of events including family shows in the theatre, cinema, relaxed film screenings and a variety of workshops. Enjoy a live show together, celebrate a birthday or encourage your children's creative side during a visit to The Riverfront.

    Community Arts Development

    The Community Arts Development team aims to provide creative opportunities for people of all ages within the many communities of Newport. They co-ordinate different arts projects, events, activities and workshops throughout Newport including drama, dance, arts and crafts, music and more.

    Robin Hood

    Join Robin Hood for a fun-filled, festive, family adventure in Newport Forest!

    Follow Robin Hood as he and his merry men rob from the rich and give to the poor in this year’s unmissable pantomime adventure at The Riverfront.


    Take a look at the range of shows and events, currently on at The Riverfront including live music, drama, comedy, dance, opera and more.


    Newport NP20 1HG, UK

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