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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 612125

Current Exhibition 


‘Sheep’ looks at the history, heritage and culture of sheep farming communities and their wider relationship with the land and landscape in Wales.

6 April – 29 June

11am – 4pm

Folk and Roots


Aber Folk Club

Gwerin Aber Folk Clwb invite all those who want to sing, play or listen to an evening of live music. For more information visit www.aberystwythfolkclub.co.uk

1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month

Doors open 7pm

Free (donations welcome)


16/01/2019 - on going



Sheep is a project designed to create a dialogue around the upland landscape of Mid Wales. The exhibition will explore its history, heritage and culture as a sheep farming community, and in particular the ecology and future uses of the land in relation to current discussions about land management and the future of farming in Wales.

6 April – 29 June

11am – 4pm

Exhibition opens 6 April, 2pm

Free (donations welcome)

06/04/2019 - on going

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.


02/05/2019 - on going

Drawing from a costumed model

4 May, 3pm – 4.30pm
1 June, 3pm – 4.30pm
3 August, 3pm – 4.30pm

£10 (includes materials)

Improve your drawing skills in the Museum’s atmospheric setting with costumes from the collection to inspire the imagination. Led by artist Ruth Koffer.

All abilities welcome. Open to everyone aged 10+

04/05/2019 - on going

Songs of the Great War


The Aberystwyth at War HLF project and Ceredigion Music Service present popular and patriotic songs and music of WW1, performed by Ceredigion school children

Doors open 6.30pm

Earlybird £4 / Door £6



Owen Shiers- Cynefin


Delving through unseen archive material and sourcing forgotten folk songs from local singers, ‘Cynefin’ traces the musical landscape of Ceredigion. Cynefin re-tells the untold stories of the people whose voices have been lost over the centuries.

Doors open 7.30pm

Earlybird £8 / Door £10


Drawing from the Museum Collection

31 May, 10.30am – 12pm
6 July, 3pm – 4.30pm
2 August, 10.30am – 12pm

£10 (includes materials)

Guided by artist Ruth Koffer develop your confidence in your art and immerse yourself in the weird and wonderful.

31/05/2019 - on going

Rams (2015)

Two estranged Icelandic brothers must come together to fight the weather and the authorities to save their beloved flock!


Earlybird £5 / Door £6


Film and Theatre

A Summer’s Night on the Tiles


Starting at the Museum, Alison Pierse will take you on a walking tour of Aberystwyth's mosaics. Book directly with Alison www.aberdabbadoo.co.uk


£8 (includes a drink)


On the Birde's Side


A Palestinian poet and an Italian journalist fake a wedding and help five Palestinians and Syrians reach Sweden.

Doors open at 6pm

Free (donations go to Khora humanitarian co-operative)

Film and Theatre

Robot Week

Craft your own robot from whatever parts you can find in our scrapheap. Drop-in workshop. All ages welcome.

24 - 27 June 

£1 per robot

24/06/2019 - on going

She Shears (2018)


Passion, purpose and determination! She Shears is the story of five woman competing in the gruelling world of competitive sheep shearing!

Doors 7pm

Earlybird £5 / Door £6

Film and Theatre

Black Sheep (2006)


On a farm in New Zealand an experiment in genetic engineering turns fluffy sheep into bloodthirsty, woolly killers!


Earlybird £5/ Door £6



Film and Theatre