Grand Pavilion, The Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW. Tel: 01656 815995

You can boo and cheer to your heart’s content during pantomime season at Porthcawl’s domed Grand Pavilion which has had pride of place on Porthcawl’s seafront for over 80 years. Watch a musical, play or variety show, or sample the fare at its seafront café with marine views. The function suites, complete with sprung dance floor, can be hired for special occasion.