The Twyford, Merimbula's
premier performing arts space.
Construction at the site of Merimbula’s new Theatre Twyford is effectively complete and work should soon start on services connections and commissioning, the Twyford Hall Inc Committee was advised this…
About THE TWYFORD
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 venue is currently closed to the public. The Hall is expected to reopen on 8 November 2021 for limited events.
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.
Check our FAQ for access restrictions to venues during the new theatre’s construction period.
The Merimbula & District Art Group’s Spring Art exhibition has been rescheduled to take place in Twyford Hall from 7 to 17 December 2021
While COVID-19 and building work prevents us enjoying live events at The Twyford for a while, here are some performances you can enjoy online from Australia and around the world…
- Sydney Opera House
- Bangarra Dance Company
- The Australian Ballet
- Sydney Theatre Co
- National Theatre UK
- Globe Theatre
- Street Theatre
The Twyford Hall Complex Ltd is a registered charity with the ACNC. We are raising funds to complete the fitout for the new Theatre Twyford Project – please support us with your tax deductible donation through GiveNow.
Our goal is $200,000 …
$45,790 raised so far
THANK YOU to the anonymous benefactors 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
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.Sponsorships
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.Read More