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Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

North Road | Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER, Wales
+44 29 2034 2854
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Lovely facilities

The college building and facilities are fabulous and the staff are really nice. We were here for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RosFK
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Cultural Haven within the City

The RWCMD complex has a great record for nurturing Musical talent. Its location next to Coopers... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Ian P
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“concert hall” (9 reviews)
“bute park” (16 reviews)
“free jazz” (6 reviews)
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North Road | Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The college building and facilities are fabulous and the staff are really nice. We were here for a Conference rather than as students, but my only criticism would be that the food was at best mediocre and on all occasions, lukewarm to cold. Easy to...More

Thank RosFK
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The RWCMD complex has a great record for nurturing Musical talent. Its location next to Coopers field (Sophia Gardens) allows visitors to explore the surroundings of Cardiff Castle on foot or cycle. About 500 metres from the City it provides a great stop for coffee...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had a wonderful night, the students were fabulous. I am amazed at their performance given the length of time they prepared for the concert. Well done all.

Thank tmills1962
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Magnificent acoustic in a modern hall with seating for 400. Foyer cafe has excellent selection of very reasonably-priced food. Students' work often on display.

Thank Chrisnik48
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife and I much enjoyed the hour long piano recital by the very talented Llyr Williams in the Dora Stoutzker hall - very good sound quality, lighting all hall design with the warm design of pine wood on the walls and stage floor. We...More

Thank Beachandsea
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We enjoyed an end of year brass recital by students on wind instruments. Then the weekend was filled with a jazz festival, most performances required no admission fee and all were good fun

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

There are lots of events happening in the gem of a building set away from the main city centre but within 5 minutes walk. The building has a small cafeteria but a big atrium to enjoy a refreshment and views into the park. Take advantage...More

Thank Inspired2002
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Visited the college to listed to one of the free jazz evenings in the foyer/restaurant area. Enjoyed some nice music whilst eating tapas and drinking a nice Glamorgan Brewery ale. What's not to like?

Thank LlynfiRanger
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Wonderful performances by students and visiting professional artists.Lunch time and evening concerts cover a wide range, jazz,world music, experimental and classical repertoire.Brilliant acoustics in Dora Stoutzker Hall (the usual venue for musical events).

Thank Garry L
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I went to an award ceremony not a concert. The venue was very busy. its clearly quite a hib for people who may not be attending an event

Thank Donna M
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