The Northern Eye International Photography Festival
Festival Weekend: 14th/15th October
Fringe Exhibitions: 9th - 21st October
The Northern Eye International Photography Festival is a new collaboration between the Oriel Colwyn photography gallery and Aberystwyth's The Eye Festival.
We are thrilled to be bringing such outstanding photographers, speakers and exhibitions to North Wales for its first international photography festival.
Festival weekend Speakers (Theatr Colwyn, 14th-15th October)
Fringe Exhibitions – Free to view (Colwyn Bay Town, 9th – 21st October)
Festival Weekend Pricing
The main Northern Eye Festival speakers weekend takes place on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October at Theatr Colwyn, Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay
FULL WEEKEND TICKETS are priced at £65 (with concessions at £45 for Students and Seniors (60+) – Proof will be required of student/senior status upon entry)
Individual day tickets are also available.
Full Weekend TicketBest Value - (£45 Student/Senior)
- Access to full weekend speakers
- Film screening ticket
- Exclusive festival edition print
- Access to all Saturday speakers
- Film screening ticket
- Access to all Sunday speakers
Major Transport links
Theatr Colwyn/Oriel Colwyn is around a 10 minute walk from both Colwyn Bay train station (North Wales Coast Line) and Colwyn Bay Town Centre. Colwyn Bay is on a direct exit from the A55 giving access from all over the North West and beyond via M62/M56. From Junction 21 of the A55, follow signs for Colwyn Bay Town Centre.
Major City driving distances/times
Liverpool to Colwyn Bay: 57 miles (1h 10m)
Manchester to Colwyn Bay: 76 miles (1h 29m)
Aberystwyth to Colwyn Bay: 85 miles (2h 12 m)
Cardiff to Colwyn Bay: 186 miles (3h 42 m)
London to Colwyn Bay: 253 miles (4h 18m)
Birmingham to Colwyn Bay: 125 miles (2h 15m)
There are various Pay and Display car parks in the town, with designated disabled parking bays. Parking is also available on many town streets but limited to 2 hours until 5pm, to which then it is free of charge.
Several bus services pass through Colwyn Bay and right past Theatr Colwyn/Oriel Colwyn :
12 – Rhyl Bus Station – Regular service running approx every 10 minutes, Monday-Saturday. Limited service on Sunday.
For more information on bus services to Colwyn Bay Click here
If you are exiting Colwyn Bay train station, walk up the main High Street to the top of the road then turn left. Continue for approx. 5 minutes. Theatr Colwyn/Oriel Colwyn will be on your left.
By Air & Sea
Colwyn Bay is approximately 61 miles (1hr 12m) away from Liverpool John Lennon Airport via M56/A55 and 44 miles (51mins) away from Holyhead Port via A55.
Oriel Colwyn - The North Wales Photography Gallery
The Northern Eye International Photography Festival Hub
Oriel Colwyn, Theatr Colwyn,
Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay,
LL29 7RU. North Wales