Welcome to AAODS | Abergavenny Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society

Book tickets online. AAODS was established in 1911. We have a long proud history, which you can read more about by clicking here.

Our society is split into two sections; a Junior Section (Ages 8-18) and a Senior Section (Age 14+). We perform in the Borough Theatre in Abergavenny and tickets for our upcoming shows can be bought from the box office, Tel. 01873 850805. (Tickets can't be booked online).

AAODS is a member of NODA (National Operatic and Dramatic Association), the major representative body for amateur theatre in the UK.

ACT4B Winners Update To 2014

At the recently held awards evening several members won awards for their roles in productions during 2014. They were

Best Male Performer – Joe Pugh - Gus the Theatre Cat in 'CATS'
Best Female Performer – Jane Lewis in Breakthrough Productions 'High Noonish'
Best Supporting Male Performer – Stephen 'Snowy' Clark - in Abergavenny Theatre Group's 'Black Comedy'
Best Female Performer Under 18 – Emily James for Dinah in 'High Society'
Best Supporting Male Performer Under 18 - Brandon Jones for Skimbleshanks in 'CATS'
Best Supporting Female Performer Under 18 - Maddie Robertson for Macavity in 'CATS'
Best Overall Production – CATS
Judges Special Award – Molly, Jaci & Snowy - The Clark family for their enormous contribution to amateur theatre as performers, choreographers, directors and musical directors.

Please click here to view previous winners.

Junior Section | Ages 8-18

NEXT JUNIOR SHOW - 'RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET' Tuesday 27th not Monday 26th October 2015

Blast off into hyper space with this fast paced musical. Performed by the winners of the NODA 'Best Youth Production' in the area 2014, it features a roller skating robot, mad scientist, love-struck teenager and a crew who can't stand still as they sing and dance to favourite hits from the 50s & 60s.
You'll be bopping in your seats to Good Vibrations, Young Girl, Only the Lonely, The Young Ones, Great Balls of Fire and many, many more!

Senior Section | Age 14+


Following on from the very popular Singin' in the Rain our senior section will be performing the very funny show Sister Act11th to 16th April 2016.
Rehearsals will start Monday 2nd November 7pm in the Corn Exchange (above the Market Hall) so if you would like to be involved please contact sec-aaods@hotmail.com after September to find our more details.

Centenary Celebrations

We celebrated our centenary in 2011 and to commemorate this event we have published a book One Hundred Years of Abergavenny Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society which is available by enquiry via our website. This hardback book is full of interesting facts and photos cataloguing the exciting history of our society through the years. Price: £10 (plus P & P)

Many thanks.

Jane Lewis, Chairman