Canolfan y Clefyddydau Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Canolfan y Clefyddydau Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 3DE
  • Telephone 01970 623232
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 8am–11pm; Sun noon–8pm.
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Canolfan y Clefyddydau Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wales's largest arts centre opened in 1970 and features a 312-seat theatre, a 900-seat concert hall, a studio and a cinema, plus gallery spaces, cafés, bars and shops. Operated by Aberystwyth University, it has over 700,000 visitors every year and maintains programmes of theatre, cinema, music, dance, the visual arts, stand-up comedy, talks & lectures, and other events.

The centre is situated in the University's Penglais campus, accessible by the 03 bus which runs to and from the town centre every 20 minutes between 7.40am–7.40pm during term time. The nearest train station, Aberystwyth, is in the town centre next to the main bus and coach station, and is approximately 11 minutes away by bus. The campus has large car parking which is free to the public after 5pm and at weekends.

  • Provides: Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Open since: 1970

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There are 18 events at this location

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Aberystwyth Philomusica

David Russell Hulme conducts the orchestra for a programme featuring Gershwin's masterpiece, Porgy And Bess.

Sat 10 Dec

Great Hall

£2–£9.50 / 01970 623232

Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.

Ballet Cymru: Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare's tragic tale of young, star-crossed lovers is treated to a ballet adaptation by the award-winning company, featuring costumes by Georg Meyer-Wiel.

Ensemble Cymru: Coffee Concert

The established chamber music ensemble returns to Aberystwyth.

Flaky Tarts

The Staffordshire trio of Tony Barrett, Denis Billau and Glen Buglass perform self-penned material that embraces folk, country and rock. With support from local group, Brenig.

Wed 8 Feb 2017

Performance Studio

£7–£8 / 01970 623232

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Authentic Appalachian and bluegrass from the British folk ensemble.

Wed 18 Jan 2017

Performance Studio

£7–£8 / 01970 623232

Jack And The Beanstalk

The Wardens presents a traditional family pantomime, featuring a poor boy, a hungry, sky-dwelling giant, some magic beans and a massive beanstalk.

Wed 11 Jan 2017

…and 8 more dates until 21 Jan 2017

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Talbot
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

Mon 5 Dec

Tue 6 Dec

Wed 7 Dec

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Music Club: Del Mar Piano Trio

The trio performs works by Charlotte Bray, Frank Bridge, Benjamin Britten and John Ireland.

My Body Welsh

Pontio, Invertigo Theatre Company and The Conker Group present a mythical mystery by Tara Robinson and Steffan Donnelly.

Wed 25 Jan 2017

Performance Studio

£6–£7 / 01970 623232

Only Men Aloud

The Welsh male voice choir who were the deserving winners of the BBC's Last Choir Standing competition present a repertoire ranging from 17th century works to 21st century pop.

Tue 13 Dec

Pink Mist

Adaptation of Owen Sheers's contemporary verse drama about three young Bristol men deployed to Afghanistan, directed by John Retallack and George Mann.

Tue 31 Jan 2017

Wed 1 Feb 2017

Ross Noble: Brain Dump

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.


Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.

Sat 11 Mar 2017

Talon: The Best of the Eagles

Eagles tribute band Talon once again perform their popular tribute to the beardy country rockers.

Three Legg'd Mare

Local folk group inspired by the traditional music of England, Wales and beyond.

Wed 7 Dec

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