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Culture, communities and things to do

Things to do

Aberystwyth Arts Centre 01970 623232

Arts Centre Cinema

Magic Lantern Cinema Tywyn 01654 710260

Commodore Cinema, Aberystwyth 01970 612421

Libanus 1877 Cinema and Restaurant, Borth 

Y Tabernacl, MOMA Machynlleth 01654 703355

Theatr Harlech Harlech 01766 780667

Theatr Hafren Newtown 01686 625007

Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre 01654 703300

Tourism sites

For information about walking, things to do, places to stay, local wildlife and more visit:

Clubs and Societies

Llandre Heritage: website on the history, the walking paths and the environment of the area, as well as information about the charity's projects. Also a searchable database of the baptism, marriage and burial records of the parish church.

Civic Societies- 
Aberystwyth :website with events, meeting, information and contact details.
Machynlleth :website with history, buildings and links
Edible Mach Maethlon
A community-led project that grows edible crops around Machynlleth. Connecting people with local food, sustainability and engaging skill development. Volunteers are the backbone of Edible Mach Maethlon, designing, building and maintaining edible sites around Machynlleth. For more information click here.
Merched y Wawr

A voluntary non-political organisation for women in Wales in Welsh to support women's issues and to promote culture, education and the arts. (links provide information about the group)

Aberdyfi; Aberystwyth; Bro Ddyfi; Corris a’r Cylch; Dinas Mawddwy; Dolgellau; Genaur-glyn; Glyndwr; 
Bro Cyfeiliog; Pennal; Penrhyn-coch; Rhyd-y-pennau; Talybont; Tywyn
Women's Institute 

Like the Merched y Wawr but groups meet in English. (links provide programme, contact and information)

Aberystwyth (WaunFawr); AberangellBrithdir; Borth; Capel Bangor; Eglwysfach; Taliesin; Penrhyncoch; Rhydypennau; Tywyn; Llanbrynmair


There is a lot going on in the Dyfi Valley and you can get involved. Whether you are in need of advice or support or would like to volunteer your time, there is a community waiting to hear from you.

Advice and Support

Community Connectors - assist people, families and carers to access services that benefit their health and well-being and enable people to live as independently as possible, such as after an illness. Details of those who cover the Dyfi Biosphere area;

Sioned Jones Pritchard - Bro Ddyfi - Phone: 01597 828649  Email:   

Sam Henley - North Ceredigion - Phone: 01545574200  Email:

Angharad ap Iorwerth - South Merionethshire - Phone: 01341 424539   Email:

Advice Mid Wales - offering a helping hand with the problems and complexities of everyday life.

Credu - supports adult and young carers and their families.

Dewis Wales - information or advice about your well-being or how you can help somebody else.


Communtity Action Machynlleth and District (CAMAD) - a hub for voluntary opportunities that provide much-needed community support in the area. Working in partnership with local and national charities we aim to nurture a strong, healthy and inclusive community.

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