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.
  • Email
  • Website www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk
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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

Events at this venue

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Old Friends and New Beginnings

Brahms' violin concerto is shot through with light and warmth as the composer is inspired by the Italian sun and hearty dances he played with his Hungarian violinist friend in his twenties. Dvorak, meanwhile, embarks on the greatest adventure of his life in New York, embracing new American sounds while never forgetting…

Thu 21 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01970 623232

Ben Fogle: Tales From the Wilderness

TV adventurer Ben Fogle tours with his latest evening of storytelling.

Tue 17 Mar 2020

£26.50 / 01970 623232

Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

Sat 18 Apr 2020

£20.25 / 01970 623232

Gruff Rhys

The frontman of Super Furry Animals presents original solo material of the indie-rock persuasion.

Fri 6 Dec

£20 / 01970 623232

Jack Dee

Reportedly returning to touring after a six-year absence in order 'to spend less time with the family', expect more of the usual deliciously dry takes on life from TV rent-a-grump Dee.

Thu 5 Mar 2020

£23 / 01970 623232

Mark Steel : Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright

A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hillary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal, since then it’s all gone to absolute shit! But don’t worry as Mark…

Fri 13 Mar 2020

£15 / 01970 623232

Metropolitan Opera: Madama Butterfly

  • 2007
  • 2h 35min
  • E

A chance to enjoy the Metropolitan Opera's production of Puccini's tragic love story.

Fri 15 Nov

01970 623232

  • 13:00

Metropolitan Opera: Madame Butterfly

  • 3h 18min
  • 12A

The title role is shared between Kristine Opolais and Patricia Racette, and Roberto Alagna sings Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Karel Mark Chichon conducts. Sung in Italian with English Subtitles.

Fri 15 Nov

01970 623232

  • 13:00

Monstersaurus

Chaos-filled comedy show starring Monty the young inventor, based on the book written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort.

Sun 17 Nov

£8–£12 / 01970 623232

The Report

  • 3 stars
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 59min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Scott Z. Burns
  • Cast: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm

Daniel Jones (Driver), a former US Senate investigator, writes a report on the CIA’s torture programme which reveals that torture produces no actionable intelligence. A damning if flat indictment of CIA practices with some insulting creative decisions (such as gratuitous scenes of staged torture); full of facts, but…

Fri 15 Nov

01970 623232

  • 20:15

Sat 16 Nov

01970 623232

  • 20:15

Sun 17 Nov

01970 623232

  • 17:00

Mon 18 Nov

01970 623232

  • 14:30

Rob Beckett: Wallop

Observational and high-energy new material from the award-winning stand-up.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

£23 / 01970 623232

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Wed 29 Apr 2020

£26.50 / 01970 623232

Russell Kane: The Fast and the Curious

The award winning comedian tours his newest show.

Sat 16 Nov

£20 / 01970 623232

Sorry We Missed You

  • 4 stars
  • 2019
  • UK
  • Directed by: Ken Loach
  • Cast: Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone, Katie Proctor

Ricky (Hitchen) becomes a freelance delivery driver in order to earn more money, but the financial toll on himself and his wife Abby (Honeywood) starts to destroy their family life. No easy answers, no triumph against the odds, just a gruelling portrait of the damage the system can do.

Fri 15 Nov

01970 623232

  • 18:00

Sat 16 Nov

01970 623232

  • 18:00

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Thu 5 Dec

£21.50 / 01970 623232

Wake In Fright

  • 4 stars
  • 1971
  • Australia / US
  • 1h 54min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Ted Kotcheff
  • Cast: Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty

Horror from Kotcheff, director of the first Rambo film, First Blood. A teacher arrives in the Australian Outback, en route to Sidney. But a marathon booze session brings about enormous change.

Mon 18 Nov

01970 623232

  • 20:15

Mon 18 Nov

01970 623232

  • 18:00

Wilko Johnson

Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson the original Dr Feelgood guitarist, actor (Game of Thrones character Ser Ilyn Payne) and all-round national treasure has enjoyed a rousing return to the live arena, including a number 1 album with Roger Daltrey (Going Back Home), a sold-out…

Sat 11 Apr 2020

£32.50 / 01970 623232

Wilko Johnson

The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.

Sat 11 Apr 2020

£35.75 / 01970 623232

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