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Exhibition and Events at Ceredigion Museum

Along with the permanent displays the museum has a lively programme of temporary exhibitions and events.

Exhibitions are free; there is a charge for some events.

Ticket Information 01970 633088


Yoga Class

THURSDAYS 5.15pm - 6.15pm

Come and rediscover your inner peace in the surrounds of our beautiful old building. We're following the worldwide trend of yoga in museums, and starting a weekly yoga class in the Coliseum.

Please bring a mat if you have one, a bottle of water and a blanket. Suitable for all abilities.

£5

Workshop
03/05/2018 - on going

Gwerin Aber Folk Clwb - Open Sessions

Doors open 7.30pm

Gwerin Aber Folk Clwb invites all those who want to sing, play or listen to an evening of live acoustic music. Thriving on a rich mixture of acoustic music Open Sessions welcome all to sing solo, play together or simply sit back and listen.

Free (donations welcome)

 

Music
01/08/2018

Walking Aberystwyth with John Weston

6, 13, 20, 27 June

18, 25 July

8, 15, 22, 29 August

 

10.30am – 12pm

Discover Aberystwyth through the ages with local enthusiast John Weston. Starting and ending in the Museum Auditorium, Walking Aberystwyth will take you in a journey through Aberystwyth's buildings, people and history from 1277 until today.

Open to all with a reasonable level of fitness

Free (donations welcome), Pre-booking essential

Talk
19/06/2018 - on going

Making a Splash

10am - 5pm

Celebrating the ‘Year of the Sea’, this exhibition takes a nostalgic look at the customs and eccentricities that characterise the nation's relationship with the seaside.

Puppet shows, donkey rides, deck chairs, swim wear, seagulls, ice-cream, fish 'n' chips; rediscover how we spent our private leisure time in such a public arena, whatever the weather.                                                                                                                

Visitors will have the chance to dress up, take family snaps and create their own postcards as a souvenir of their visit.                                                                                                                                  

Free

Exhibition
14/07/2018 - 13/10/2018

Gwerin Aber Folk Clwb - Sing Around

Doors open 7.30pm                                                      

Gathering in a central circle, performers of acoustic music come together for Gwerin Aber Folk Clwb's Sing Around. Each performer takes a turn and invites the audience to join in if they wish.

Free (donations welcome)


15/08/2018

Ensemble Cymru - Anne Denholm

Doors open 7pm

Join Ensemble Cymru’s Principal Harpist, and current Royal Harpist, Anne Denholm, for a solo performance of music for the harp.

In association with Musicfest Xtra.

£10 /£8

 

Music
21/07/2018

A Night of Basque Brilliance

Doors open 7.30pm

Ortzadar Tadea Dancers and musicians from the Basque region with Traditional Basque food supplied by Ultracomida
Tickets on sale at Ultra Comida and the TIC + £5 on the night for traditional pintxos buffet
Tel: 01970 633088 / 01970 630686

Music
26/07/2018

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Doors open 7pm

Join oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew aboard the Belafonte as they plot the revenge of the mythical sea creature that ate his partner. Will Steve find the creature and what adventures will they have along the way?

15

£6/£5

Film and Theatre
27/07/2018 - 27/07/2018

Mini Coliseum Caravan

28 July, 4 August, 11 August

12pm – 4pm

The Mini Coliseum Caravan is back on Aberystwyth’s seafront this Summer to bring mini film screenings and a mini museum to mini audiences! Delve into Ceredigion's history and discover the seaside of yesteryear from your seat inside the glitz and glam of the caravan.

Free (donations welcome)


28/07/2018

Mini Coliseum Caravan

28 July, 4 August, 11 August

12pm – 4pm

The Mini Coliseum Caravan is back on Aberystwyth’s seafront this Summer to bring mini film screenings and a mini museum to mini audiences! Delve into Ceredigion's history and discover the seaside of yesteryear from your seat inside the glitz and glam of the caravan.

Free (donations welcome)


04/08/2018

Mini Coliseum Caravan

28 July, 4 August, 11 August

12pm – 4pm

The Mini Coliseum Caravan is back on Aberystwyth’s seafront this Summer to bring mini film screenings and a mini museum to mini audiences! Delve into Ceredigion's history and discover the seaside of yesteryear from your seat inside the glitz and glam of the caravan.

Free (donations welcome)


11/08/2018

Puppet Making Workshop

English - 1 August 11am – 1pm

Welsh – 22 August 2pm – 4pm

Make your own puppet and be inspired by the museum's puppet collection and our temporary exhibition 'Making a Splash'.

Family workshop

Free (donations welcome)

Workshop
01/08/2018

Puppet Making Workshop

English - 1 August 11am – 1pm

Welsh – 22 August 2pm – 4pm

Make your own puppet and be inspired by the museum's puppet collection and our temporary exhibition 'Making a Splash'.

Family workshop

Free (donations welcome)

Workshop
22/08/2018

Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

1 August

2pm – 3pm

Professor Panic's Puppet Show (English)

Professor Panic presents a traditional Punch and Judy with lots of crocodile kisses.

7 August

12.30pm – 3.30pm

Vagabondi Puppets "A pirates life for me" treasure hunt and puppet show (English)

Come in your finest swashbuckling outfit and join the piratical treasure hunt adventure around the museum.

Captain Mary Macguire will tell you her tall tales of life on the high seas, watch as her ship unfolds from a giant treasure chest and learn the secret of the chest of Redbeard.

15 August

2pm – 3pm

Fflic a Fllac Puppet Show (Welsh)

Follow the adventures of Fflic a Fflac on their holiday in Aberystwyth – fun and learning with colourful puppets.

22 August

1pm – 1.30pm

Living Daylights Puppet Show (Welsh)

A traditional Punch and Judy show in a traditional wooden booth as was performed on the prom in Aberystwyth. Expect ‘swazzles’, sausages and raucous slapstick.

Kissing crocodiles, swashbuckling pirates and naughty Punch and Judy invite you all to join in the fun with the Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

All ages

£4 kids / £2 adults

 

Film and Theatre
01/08/2018

Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

1 August

2pm – 3pm

Professor Panic's Puppet Show (English)

Professor Panic presents a traditional Punch and Judy with lots of crocodile kisses.

7 August

12.30pm – 3.30pm

Vagabondi Puppets "A pirates life for me" treasure hunt and puppet show (English)

Come in your finest swashbuckling outfit and join the piratical treasure hunt adventure around the museum.

Captain Mary Macguire will tell you her tall tales of life on the high seas, watch as her ship unfolds from a giant treasure chest and learn the secret of the chest of Redbeard.

15 August

2pm – 3pm

Fflic a Fllac Puppet Show (Welsh)

Follow the adventures of Fflic a Fflac on their holiday in Aberystwyth – fun and learning with colourful puppets.

22 August

1pm – 1.30pm

Living Daylights Puppet Show (Welsh)

A traditional Punch and Judy show in a traditional wooden booth as was performed on the prom in Aberystwyth. Expect ‘swazzles’, sausages and raucous slapstick.

Kissing crocodiles, swashbuckling pirates and naughty Punch and Judy invite you all to join in the fun with the Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

All ages

£4 kids / £2 adults

 

Film and Theatre
07/08/2018

Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

1 August

2pm – 3pm

Professor Panic's Puppet Show (English)

Professor Panic presents a traditional Punch and Judy with lots of crocodile kisses.

7 August

12.30pm – 3.30pm

Vagabondi Puppets "A pirates life for me" treasure hunt and puppet show (English)

Come in your finest swashbuckling outfit and join the piratical treasure hunt adventure around the museum.

Captain Mary Macguire will tell you her tall tales of life on the high seas, watch as her ship unfolds from a giant treasure chest and learn the secret of the chest of Redbeard.

15 August

2pm – 3pm

Fflic a Fllac Puppet Show (Welsh)

Follow the adventures of Fflic a Fflac on their holiday in Aberystwyth – fun and learning with colourful puppets.

22 August

1pm – 1.30pm

Living Daylights Puppet Show (Welsh)

A traditional Punch and Judy show in a traditional wooden booth as was performed on the prom in Aberystwyth. Expect ‘swazzles’, sausages and raucous slapstick.

Kissing crocodiles, swashbuckling pirates and naughty Punch and Judy invite you all to join in the fun with the Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

All ages

£4 kids / £2 adults

 

Film and Theatre
15/08/2018

Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

1 August

2pm – 3pm

Professor Panic's Puppet Show (English)

Professor Panic presents a traditional Punch and Judy with lots of crocodile kisses.

7 August

12.30pm – 3.30pm

Vagabondi Puppets "A pirates life for me" treasure hunt and puppet show (English)

Come in your finest swashbuckling outfit and join the piratical treasure hunt adventure around the museum.

Captain Mary Macguire will tell you her tall tales of life on the high seas, watch as her ship unfolds from a giant treasure chest and learn the secret of the chest of Redbeard.

15 August

2pm – 3pm

Fflic a Fllac Puppet Show (Welsh)

Follow the adventures of Fflic a Fflac on their holiday in Aberystwyth – fun and learning with colourful puppets.

22 August

1pm – 1.30pm

Living Daylights Puppet Show (Welsh)

A traditional Punch and Judy show in a traditional wooden booth as was performed on the prom in Aberystwyth. Expect ‘swazzles’, sausages and raucous slapstick.

Kissing crocodiles, swashbuckling pirates and naughty Punch and Judy invite you all to join in the fun with the Coliseum’s Colourful Puppet Shows

All ages

£4 kids / £2 adults

 

Film and Theatre
22/08/2018

Saxophony

3.30pm – 4pm

Renowned saxophone teachers Kyle Horch and Lars Lien together with their fantastic students will wow you with a summer saxophone performance.

In association with Musicfest Xtra

Free (donations welcome)


02/08/2018

Songs of the Sea with the Hugill brothers and Jez Danks

Doors open 7pm

Phil and Martin Hugill bring us an evening of sea shanties, sailor songs and musical stories of the sea. Brought up in former seaport Aberdyfi, sea songs have formed a musical back drop to their lives, influenced by their father and “foremost authority on shanties” Stan Hugill. Hear the work songs of the sea that would have spilled from the ships of Aberystwyth and beyond. Jez Danks will bring the shanties to life through Ceredigion Museum's maritime collection.

£8/£6

 


04/08/2018

Snapshot photography workshop

Welsh - 10 August 11am – 1pm

English - 14 August 2pm – 4pm

Travel back in time and dress up in the holiday fashions of yesteryear, who will you be? You could be the photographer, or are you reclining in a deckchair or promenading with your parasol?

Family workshop

Free (donations welcome)


10/08/2018

Snapshot photography workshop

Welsh - 10 August 11am – 1pm

English - 14 August 2pm – 4pm

Travel back in time and dress up in the holiday fashions of yesteryear, who will you be? You could be the photographer, or are you reclining in a deckchair or promenading with your parasol?

Family workshop

Free (donations welcome)


14/08/2018

The Hornettes - Sounds of the Summer

Doors open 7.30pm                                  

Celebrate the sounds of the swinging 60s with The Hornettes.

Join them and Ric Lloyd on keyboard for a night full of fun, song, sequins, comedy, beehive wigs and dancing to hit after hit from the Motown era, 60s Girl groups and beyond.

£8


17/08/2018