Venues

Venue Markers

The Big Top
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The Woodland Pavilion
52.589082, -3.850332
Owain Gylndwr Centre
52.590927, -3.849614
The Courtyard
52.590229, -3.852607
The Canteen
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The Store
52.591230, -3.849978
The School Room
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Y Plas - Colin Wilde Room
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The Mach Arena
52.588854, -3.851588
Caffi Alys
52.590836, -3.849013
Y Plas Vane Tempest
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The Youth Wing
52.588659, -3.854517
Owain Gylndwr Centre - Billiard Room
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The Vortex
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The Tannery
52.591716, -3.851974
Rag and Bone
52.590799, -3.850815
Ysgol Bro Hyddgen
52.589208, -3.855043
Machynlleth Bowling Club
52.590275, -3.847012
Owain Glyndwr Centre - Powys Room
52.590890, -3.849608
Y Plas
52.588280, -3.852822
Y Tabernacl
52.591161, -3.852811
Ysgol Bro Hyddgen

This year, there are four festival venues located within the local secondary school. The Main Hall, The Canteen, The School Room and The Youth Wing Take the turning by the old garage for the Main Hall, Canteen and School Room. The Youth Wing is best accessed from the bus bay entrance directly opposite Y Plas. All four venues can be accessed from either entrance.

Y Tabernacl

A beautiful 300 seat converted tabernacle housed in the Museum of Modern Art Wales. Heading North from the clock tower the Tabernacle will be on your right.

Y Plas Vane Tempest

Our dedicated sketch comedy space at the 2017 festival. Located within the Plas, head for the main entrance and our stewards will guide you from there.

Y Plas - Colin Wilde Room

Located on the first floor of Y Plas, enter the main entrance and head up the stairs.

Y Plas

The historic Y Plas houses 4 of the festivals venue spaces inluding the Y Plas Main Hall, The Vortex, The Colin Wilde Room and The Vane Tempest. On the lawns of Y Plas is our Big Top, which contain our main bar and free music and cabaret programme, and the Children's Tent.

The Youth Wing

Returning for a second year with tweaks and improvements, the Youth Wing is the kind of perfect cube we love to put shows in. Located within the school grounds, between the main hall and Y Plas. 

The Woodland Pavilion

Located along the pathway linking the Owain Glyndwr Centre and the Plas, the Woodland Pavilion is back with more events and impromptu performances taking place across the weekend.

The Vortex

Situated in Y Plas the Vortex is a specialist venue for podcast records, children's shows and anything that works well in the round. Access The Vortex as if you were heading to a show in the main hall (the ramps to the right of the main entrance).

The Tannery

Located to the rear of The Tabernacle, The Tannery is where we install something... the year it's The Sonic Balloon!

The Store

Accessed from the lawn at Owain Glyndwr The Store is a new festival venue for 2017. A lovely little 40 seater room located at the back of the old red brick school.

The School Room

Directly opposite the school hall you’ll find the School Room.

The Mach Arena

Our brand new super-size venue in the heart of the town! Located in the leisure centre next to the Plas, we have lovingly created our biggest capacity venue to date. It even has its own dedicated can and bottle bar…in the squash court!

The Courtyard

Another new space for 2017, the Courtyard is an intimate 35 capacity venue within an old stone garage to the rear of the Wynnstay Hotel in the centre of town.

The Canteen

Directly opposite the school hall you’ll find the school canteen.

The Big Top
Rag and Bone

Rag and bone shop by day, performance space by night - a real hit with both performers and audience alike.

Owain Gylndwr Centre - Billiard Room

Enter the courtyard and the Billiard Room is our stunning 100 seater on the ground floor.

Owain Gylndwr Centre

The spiritual heart of the festival since we began in 2010! The ancient Welsh parliament building provided the inspiration for holding the festival in beautiful Machynlleth and features three venues, The Powys Room, The Billiard Room and Caffi Alys.

In addition to the performance spaces, the Owain Glyndwr Centre is also home to the OG bar on the lawn, our festival box office and helpdesk in the Senedd building, food stalls, seating and the usual great vibes.

Owain Glyndwr Centre - Powys Room

The Powys Room is on the second floor of the Owain Glyndwr Centre and provides another perfect, intimate venue for comedy.

Machynlleth Bowling Club

Machynlleth Bowling Club is located behind the Coop by the Festival Campsite. One of our longest running venues it's a firm favourite with acts and audience.

Caffi Alys

Situated next door to the Owain Glyndwr Centre Caffi Alys hosts all of our Welsh language shows each evening, and serves teas, coffees and cake during the days.