Making People's Lives Better

Improving wellbeing by providing opportunities for people and communities to experience, enjoy and be inspired together by culture.

About Us

Welcome To Awen

Awen Cultural Trust was established in 2015 as a charitable organisation with objectives to enhance cultural opportunities in Bridgend and the wider region.

Our purpose is to Make People’s Lives Better by providing space and opportunity for people to enjoy vibrant cultural experiences that inspire and enhance their sense of wellbeing.

OUR VALUES

CREATIVE

Exploring fresh, creative ways to continually improve its operation, championing innovation and responding to the changing world.

COLLABORATIVE

Developing positive relationships internally and externally with colleagues, stakeholders and partners.

EMPOWERING

Empowering people to achieve their potential and make good things happen.

FAIR

Striving to be fair in all its dealings, respecting one another and the community. 

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What We Do

THEATRES

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What We Do

CREATIVE WELLBEING

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Libraries

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Awen Community Centres

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Community Centres

Our Impact

Our objectives focus on the impact and outcomes within five key areas:

  • Prevention, wellbeing and inclusion;
  • Equalities;
  • Better life chances, learning and
    promoting independence;
  • Ageing well;
  • Place and economy.

We are proud of our steadfast focus on improving experiences and outcomes for our beneficiaries, while continuing to develop robust governance arrangements.

DONATE NOW!

Thank you for supporting our charity and our work to people’s lives better.

Your donation, however large or small, will make a big difference to your local community.

Working together, we can make an even greater social impact.

Diolch yn fawr.

Our Stories

Maesteg Town Hall is set to reopen later this year, as the multi-million-pound redevelopment project delivered by Bridgend County Borough Council and its partners at Awen Cultural Trust nears completion. The Grade II listed building, which will be restored as an arts and cultural venue for the town and the wider Llynfi Valley community,…
Bryngarw House, one of South Wales’s premier wedding and event venues, has announced a transformative rejuvenation, igniting a fresh chapter in its storied legacy. The venue, situated at Bryngarw Country Park in Bridgend, has unveiled a dynamic array of new packages, menus, and pricing, coupled with a visionary new management team poised to breathe…

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