Welcome to Advancing Aberystwyth

Advancing Aberystwyth ar y Blaen are a business led organisation set up to manage the Business Improvement District for Aberystwyth. Our aim is to work collectively in representing the businesses to ensure that the town truly is a special place to live, work and visit.

So if you are a business owner or are simply passionate about Aberystwyth, we would welcome your support in helping us to deliver exciting projects that can truly have a long lasting and positive impact on our town.

What we do

Tourism Bus

Aberystwyth Winterland

Giant Sandpit

Cost Saving Scheme

Upcoming Events

Dirty Dancing Outdoor Cinema








Aber Fflics Outdoor Cinema - Dirty Dancing

Venue: Aberystwyth Castle
Adults – £6 / U12s – £4

Come and join us, book now to see Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the classic romantic film, Dirty Dancing – outdoors! Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle. Nobody puts Baby in a corner…
Before the film there will be entertainment as well as local food and drink on sale for all to enjoy. Gates open at 7pm, film commences when it gets dark.
Book tickets

Our Latest News

First business networking event coming this June!

We're delighted to announce our first Business Networking event in partnership with Aberystwyth Business Club. The Breakfast Seminar is to be held on June 25th in Aberystwyth University's Penglais Campus and will feature special guest speaker Mark Rhodes. The event is...

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New ‘upskilling’ programme launched

This week we held the first course as part of our ‘upskilling programme’ – a free 2-day course developed specifically for Aberystwyth’s Beauty Therapy businesses. The course was attended by levy paying businesses as a way to up-skill staff in various beauty therapy...

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New Report in to BIDs Launched

A key research report undertaken by the Institute of Place Management on behalf of the BID Foundation has been launched today. The report analyses data from the UK and Northern Ireland's 300 BIDs. To download the report click here.

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Get in Touch


07586833249 / 07870274208

The Cambria, Marine Terrace, Aberystwyth, SY23 2AZ