Community Events

From robotics to rock music workshops, public lectures and art seminars, Old College plays host to a range of events throughout the year. Here are some of the activities planned for the coming months but keep checking back as we'll  be adding more.




24 September - 20 December 2019

Gallery: Living Wales

Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm


22 October 2019

Aberystwyth University's Lifelong Learning and Learn Welsh Award Ceremony

Old Hall, 12pm - 3pm

The annual ceremony recognises the successes and achievements of students of all ages on a wide range of lifelong learning courses.

23 October 2019

CAVO Funding Fair

Old Hall, 10am - 3pm

Funders attending:

  • Ceredigion Community Grant Scheme

  • Community Foundation Wales

  • Mid Wales Town Centre Property Investment Fund

  • Cynnal y Cardi

  • The National Lottery Community Fund

24 October 2019

'The Constitution Reform Group's Act of Union Bill'

Seddon Room, 6pm - 8pm

The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society, hosted by WISERD, at Aberystwyth University presents:

‘The Constitution Reform Group’s Act of Union Bill’

6.00pm – 8.00pm
Thursday 24 October 2019
Seddon Room, Old College, Aberystwyth University

Chair: Emyr Lewis
Speakers: Paul Silk
                 Peter Hain
                 Carwyn Jones
                 Gisela Stuart

Reception at 6.00pm with presentations commencing promptly at 6.20pm.

Free admission by registration only. Limited tickets available.

For further information on The Constitution Reform Group visit:

26 October 2019

Y Selar Records Fair

Seddon Room, 10am - 4pm

Aberystwyth Record Fair returns to the Old Collage (Seddon Room) on 26 October with the usual fantastic stalls and rare gems. Come to browse, buy and chat about music.
If interested in selling, contact through PM or email Toni -

Entry - £1

26 October 2019


Girlguiding Ceredigion County: Afternoon Tea by the Sea

Old Hall, Old College

Come join us for tea, cake and scones with views over Cardigan Bay.

Only £5 per person - Bookings recommended

All funds raised to go towards sending girls to next summer's international camp on Anglesey

4 November 2019

Public Lecture: Women of the Century: The Davies Sisters and their Contribution to Arts and Education in Wales - Dr Jacqueline Jeynes

Seddon Room 3.30pm - 4.30pm


6 November 2019

Seminar: Why Art?

Seddon Room, 1pm - 2pm

An Open Seminar with Mary Lloyd Jones and Paul Joyner

8 November 2019

Concert: Aberystwyth Silver Band and Aberystwyth Schools Youth Band will be in concert providing a feast of music for your enjoyment.

Old Hall, 7pm - 9.30pm

Come along and support our musicians.

 It's also a farewell concert as sadly we have to say 'goodbye' to Brendan, Amy and baby Aoife as they prepare to move back to Northern Ireland.

Come and help us say goodbye and fare well.

Tickets will be available from Aberystwyth Silver Band members:

Adults: £8

Concession: £5

Children: £1

16 & 17 November


23 & 24 November 2019

Menter Aberystwyth: Lantern Making

Old College, 10am - 3pm

Free, public Lantern making workshop

Sat 16th Nov 10am-3pm
Sun 17th Nov 10am-3pm
Sat 23rd Nov 10am-3pm
Sun 24th Nov 10am-3pm

Held in the Old College, King Street, Aberystwyth

Come and make a lantern for our annual lantern parade on the 30th of November. Groups, individuals, all ages and abilities welcome.

Organised by Menter Aberystwyth


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