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Bega Valley Commemorative Civic CentreUpcoming Events
10 July 2022

4 – 5 August 2022 Heart is a Wasteland

ILBIJERRI Theatre Company’s Heart is a Wasteland By John Harvey (Saibai Island) Director Dr Rachael Maza AM (Yidinji/Meriam) at the BVCCC in Bega

Twyford HallUpcoming Events
9 July 2022

12 – 14 August 2022 Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Winter Show

The Sapphire Coast Orchid Club presents their Winter Show TWYFORD HALL 9am to 4pm Fri 12 &  Sat 13 August 2022 9am to 1pm Sun 14 August 2022

Twyford HallUpcoming Events
5 July 2022

19 – 21 August 2022 Far South Film Festival

The 3rd annual Far South Film Festival is coming to Merimbula’s Twyford Hall and The Picture Show Man Cinema on the weekend of 19-21 August.

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General NewsTheatre Twyford
26 May 2022

Donate to The Twyford

Donate now and be part of Merimbula’s cultural future!

General News
2 May 2022

Venue Hire

Looking for a venue for your next performance, workshop, exhibition, festival, function, conference or meeting?

General News
2 May 2022

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are now available from The Twyford.

Theatre Twyford Construction

Building of our new purpose-built theatre commenced in March 2020 with an estimated completion and opening in 2022.


THE TWYFORD venue is managed by The Twyford Hall Complex Ltd, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and registered arts charity, on behalf of the trustee Bega Valley Shire Council for the community of Merimbula.

The Hall, Supper Room and Kitchen have reopened for limited events.

PAC Australia proud member 2021

We host professional touring and community performances, rehearsals, meetings, exhibitions, conferences, art markets, community events and festivals.

See Venue Hire for details on our venue spaces.

Support Us

Artist's impression of the new Theatre Twyford interior

The Twyford Hall Complex Ltd is a registered arts charity with the ACNC. We are raising funds to complete the new Theatre Twyford  – please support us with your fully tax deductible donation through GiveNow. Any amount, small or large, is welcome. Donations over $1000 will be acknowledged with a seat plaque in the theatre in the name(s) requested by the donor.


Our goal is $200,000 …
$51,028 raised so far

THANK YOU to the anonymous donors and to the following people who have generously donated to The Twyford:

  • Vicki Bond & Ric Vanderbom
  • Wendy Marshall
  • Dr William Basil
  • Gail Gould
  • Kristie Tsakiris – Goodyear Merimbula
  • Anne Marshall & Gordon Beattie – Arrow Solutions
  • Robert Stewart
  • Frankie J Holden
  • Craig O’Neill – Marshman O’Neill Engineers
  • Richard Stuart
  • Carmen Thomson – Sautelle White Lawyers
  • Michelle Pettigrove
  • Margo Leffers in the name of Betty Frauenfelder
  • Jill & Carmen Lockerbie
  • Neil Burnham
  • Tanya Dwyer – Dodd & Dwyer Pharmacy
  • Robyn Godley, Wendy McKay and Julienne McKay in the name of Douglas Henry McKay (1923 – 2012), grandson of Joseph Twyford
  • Christine Kaine
  • Di Tarrant
  • Vicki Bond in the name of Shaun Bond & Anthony Bond
  • Michael Salkeld & Carolyn Scheetz
  • Geoff Holden
  • Jennifer Dessens
  • Pauline Seberry
  • Stephen Garrett
  • Ed Edbrooke in the name of Brenda Edbrooke
  • Ruth Hay
  • Margo Leffers in the name of Max Frauenfelder
  • Kathy Simmons
  • Merimbula and District Arts Group
  • The Village Gallery, Oaklands
  • George Weinlich in memory of Anna Maria Weinlich
  • Bev Koellner
  • Glenda Shelley
  • Lisa Appleby
  • Elizabeth Stacey
  • Malcolm Oastler
  • Liam Fitzgerald
  • Peter Reid
  • Julianne Robinson
  • Carolyn Minifie
  • Tasia Livaditis
  • Bronwyn Wright
  • Lee James
  • Stanley Rugg
  • Jo Thorpe
  • Kathryn Murchison
  • Sue Wilkie
  • Trudy Campbell-Jones
  • Susan Flannery
  • Stephen Howard
  • Paul Sorensen
  • Iris Imison
  • Kenneth Grundy
  • Lis Shelley – StageFlight


Would your business or organisation like to sponsor the fitout, equipment, an event, a season, accommodation for touring artists or something else at The Twyford?

Contact us to discuss how you can be part of this exciting project.


A community space for theatre, art, and markets since 1931.

Twyford Hall has been the heart of Merimbula for over 80 years, long serving as a space for community events, celebrations, markets, the arts and so much more.

In the beginning, a trust was established for the hall when a title of land was generously donated by Merimbula resident J.W.Twyford in 1931, who had been raised in the seaside village from his childhood years.

With a population of only around 150 people, the Merimbula community built the hall in 10 months after the tireless efforts of the committee to raise enough money for its construction. It was built during the depression, through Merimbula residents’ tenacity to achieve their vision.

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