Canolfan Edward Richard Centre

The Edward Richard Centre was developed primarily as a facility for the local community in the beautiful Welsh village of Ystrad Meurig, 13 miles southeast of Aberystwyth. The modern conversion of this historic building has produced a versatile resource that provides a quality venue for a wide range of social and cultural activities and events, meetings and small conferences,

Hire the rooms and facilities of the Edward Richard Centre on an hourly, daily or weekly-session basis.

We welcome booking enquiries from anyone who wishes to set up a special interest/activity group, run a class or hold an event.

Booking Contact
Celia Bailey Jones or Paul Westney
Charity Number
General Hall Information

See website 6 parking spaces adjacent to the entrance; ample parking around, with a field available for larger events.

Seating Capacity
Meeting Room seating capacity
Other Rooms

Upstairs room – set up as IT suite, with 8 computers, also available as meeting room with seating capacity 15; Fully equipped kitchen, with microwave and dishwasher; also Office suitable for small meetings.

Car Park Capacity
Disabled Parking
Disabled Access
Stage Type
Portable stage
Lighting Equipment
Sound Equipment
Changing Room/s
Equipment available
Projector Screen, Digital Projector, Broadband, Laptops, Flipchart, Other (please enquire)
Bar Area
Public Liability
Premises Licence
Hearing Loop
Valid Fire Certificate
Kitchen Utilities
Hot and cold water, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Cutlery, Crockery
Hire Charges

See Website

Additional Information

The Centre offers basic hostel facilities – two rooms are available for sleeping, with kitchen and washing facilities with shower; camping in tents in the grounds is also possible. The location of the building also makes possible its use for private purposes – for example, quiet meetings, including meditation, or, alternatively, for music practice. Signage for the kitchen and toilets is also provided in braille.

Typical, regular and fixed events

Easter fair - April/May Summer barbecue and twmpath – July Ystrad Meurig Horticultural Show – 2nd Saturday in September Winter Fair – early December Hwyl yr Wyl – Christmas concert, in aid of a chosen charity, mid December

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