About Chapter

For over 40 years Chapter has been the heartbeat of creativity in Cardiff.  We’re an ambitious, multi-artform venue that presents, produces and promotes international art, live performance and film alongside a dynamic social space.

We welcome nearly 800,000 visitors every year.

We were born in a period of great transformation and change and as one of the first arts centres in the UK we brought together different artforms under one roof, centred around an open, accessible space.

We are an organisation that celebrates difference, that embraces the collision of contemporary and community, of art with audience, of the challenging and new with the open and the accessible.

We have never been afraid to change and develop, take risks and sometimes fail. It’s this spirit of curiosity that has fostered our transformation from a deserted school to a unique hub for art, ideas and innovation.

It has allowed us not just to embrace the change but to use it to move forward along adventurous paths – working with new artists in new ways, becoming more entrepreneurial, supporting independent creatives at a local, national and international level. But also being at the heart of our community – a community of artists, audiences and local people.

We wouldn’t be able to do all this without the support of our funders and sponsors, our creative community and of course without you. To find out how you can help us develop this journey further, visit our Support Us page.

Registered charity number: 500813

Chapter (Cardiff Ltd) is a company registered  in England and Wales with the number: 01005570

Registered office: Market Road, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1QE

Box office: 029 2030 4400

VAT number: 890977070


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