Official Festival Patron "Saint"
We are located in the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the beautiful coast of Mid-Wales. To travel by train, getting to Aberystwyth is a simple direct journey from Birmingham New Street or Birmingham International (we recommend taking the train if you can!). To travel by car, we are situated on the A487 heading north out of the town. Please visit the Aberystwyth University website for more travel information and maps. Once in the town, we are easily accessible by foot or by public transport, and there are plentiful cheap taxis. If you're able to share transport, either public or your own, with other festival-goers once you're here, we strongly encourage it!
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Please use the drop-down menu above (under 'about'), or click here to see details of on-campus accommodation, very close to the festival venue. For a list of guest houses, hotels and accommodation around Aberystwyth try:
WIRELESS ACCESS AVAILABLE
There will be free wireless access available during the festival to Abertoir audiences. Details can be obtained from us while you are here.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
The award winning Aberystwyth Arts Centre is the largest and busiest arts centre in Wales, with a wide-ranging programme of events and activities across all art forms. It is recognised as a national centre for arts development. It welcomes over 650,000 visitors a year through our doors, including over 98,000 attendances to the unique community arts and education programme.
The Arts Centre is a department of Aberystwyth University, and sits at the heart of the university's campus, with stunning views over the town of Aberystwyth and along the coastline of Cardigan Bay.
In 2000 the Arts Centre completed a major £4.3 million redevelopment project which was largely funded by the National Lottery. With facilities unrivalled throughout much of the UK, it is recognised as a 'national flagship for the arts'.