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Shire Hall, Monmouth

We are pleased to announce that the Shire Hall is now back open for visitors. We are open Monday, Tuesday and Saturday from 11am – 4pm. Monmouth Town Council is open for business within the building.

There is no need to book ahead of your visit, but we will be limiting the number of visitors allowed in the Shire Hall at any one time and masks will still be required.

Should you have any queries, we are available online via email shirehall@monmouthshire.gov.uk or by calling 01600 775257.

Welcome to the Shire Hall. A significant historic building in the Heart of Monmouth, South Wales.

The Shire Hall in Agincourt Square, Monmouth, Wales, is a prominent Grade I listed building in the town centre. Built in 1724, the Shire Hall was formerly the centre for the Assize Courts and Quarter Sessions for Monmouthshire. In 1839/40, the court was the location of the trial of the Chartist leader John Frost and others for high treason for their part in the Newport Rising. The Shire Hall is owned by Monmouthshire County Council and has audio-visual guides for visitors to Courtroom 1. It is currently used as a Tourist Information Centre and as the offices for Monmouth Town Council, and is open to the public in part.

Shire Hall, Monmouth is open 3 days a week and Admission is FREE.

Shire Hall, Monmouth is open 3 days a week (except bank holidays) between 11.00 am and 16:00 pm from Monday, Tuesday and Saturday (holiday opening hours may vary). To contact Shire Hall, Monmouth, please email, or call 01600 775257. Follow Shire Hall, Monmouth on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with the latest events, offers and information.

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Monmouth events

ROH: The Nutcracker (On our big screen)

Thu 9 Dec 2021

The story of Clara, a girl on a magical Christmas Eve adventure, is accompanied by sparkling music and even dancing sweets! Watch the full company of The Royal Ballet in this much-loved ballet classic.

Ballet Theatre UK: The Snow Queen

Sat 11 Dec 2021

Join Ballet Theatre UK in their beautiful re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale ballet, The Snow Queen.

ROH: Tosca

Wed 15 Dec 2021

Love and evil come – thrillingly – face to face in Jonathan Kent’s intense production.

Saving Grace featuring Robert Plant and Suzi Dian

Fri 17 Dec 2021

SAVING GRACE - a co-operative featuring Robert Plant and Suzi Dian – vocals, Oli Jefferson – percussion, Tony Kelsey – mandolin, baritone and acoustic guitars and Matt Worley – banjo, cuatro, acoustic and baritone guitars.

The West End at Christmas

Wed 22 Dec 2021

Stars from the West End present a magical evening of entertainment featuring hits from the musicals and the best of Christmas song.

An Evening with Sir Gareth Edwards CBE

Fri 21 Jan 2022

Surely there is not a more iconic rugby player than Sir Gareth Edwards. One of the stars of the great Welsh side of the 1970s, he made a then record 53 consecutive appearances for Wales scoring 22 tries.

National Theatre Live –Leopoldstadt

Fri 28 Jan 2022

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

Oh What a Night!

Sat 12 Feb 2022

OH WHAT A NIGHT! takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

ROH: Romeo and Juliet

Mon 14 Feb 2022

Romeo and Juliet has become a great modern ballet classic of the ballet repertory since its creation by Royal Ballet Director Kenneth MacMillan and its premiere in 1965.

NT Live: The Book of Dust

Thu 17 Feb 2022

Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

Gordon Buchanan - 30 Years in the Wild

Sat 19 Feb 2022

One of the most prominent wildlife presenters and filmmakers working today, Gordon Buchanan’s journey is a remarkable story to tell.

Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan

Sat 26 Feb 2022

Comedy legends Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan split the bill and your sides with a night of comedy stand up and impressions. Drawing on their wealth of experience they present a show of pure laughter and entertainment not to be missed.

Exploring Wales 2022

Mon 18 - Sun 24 Jul 2022

This expert-led tour tells the story of South & West Wales, lands with a long and complex history of invasion, accommodation, resistance & conquest, through all of which distinct local forms of power, culture, religion & dialect persisted.

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