Entertainment, Leisure, Getting Out


There are a number of allotment sites located around Torfaen, each of which is known as an association. For more information on your nearest allotment association visit the Allotments in Torfaen area of the website.


There are a number of cinemas in Torfaen which offer concessions to older people. Check with the cinema directly for their latest offers.

Scene Cinemas

Monmouth Square, Cwmbran, NP44 1PX
Tel: 01633 866621

Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall Cinema

High St, Blaenavon, Pontypool, NP4 9PT
Tel: 01495 792661 

Vue Cinema

Glyndwr Road, Cwmbran, NP44 1QS
Tel: +44 (0)8712 240 240
Web: www.myvue.com/home/cinema/cwmbran

Clubs, Groups & Societies

Within Torfaen you will be able to find a club or group that suits almost every interest possible. Age Concern Torfaen and the Torfaen libraries maintain up to date lists of all known clubs, Groups and Societies in Torfaen. Click on the links below to find out more about the groups in your area.

Learning and Education Opportunities Section

To find out more about the Learning and Education Opportunities in Torfaen, visit the Learning and Education Opportunities section of the website.

Leisure Centres

The combined facilities of the Torfaen leisure service offers a wide variety of activities to suit all levels of fitness and all abilities. To find out more about the various activities that take place in each facility visit the Leisure Centres in Torfaen area of the website.


Torfaen libraries have a great deal to offer, whatever your interest, to find out more about their services, visit the Libraries in Torfaen area of the website. 

Theatres and Bingo Halls

Check out the local theatres and bingo halls in Torfaen for concessions offered to older people. 

Congress Theatre

50 Gwent Square
NP44 1PL
Tel: 01633 868239
web: www.congresstheatrecwmbran.co.uk 

Mecca Bingo

8 Monmouth Walk
NP44 1PE

Tel: 01633 483434 

Tourism (attractions and visitor centres)

To find out more about the various places and activities within Torfaen, visit the official Tourism websites for Torfaen. Blaenavon also has its own dedicated website.


Transport can be an issue when trying to maintain an active lifestyle. There are a variety of concessions that are available whether you drive or use public transport. Click on the links below for more information.


When purchasing car insurance, it is always best to compare prices as there are many competitive rates available. Price comparison websites are a good place to start. 


As an older driver there are a number of things that you may need to consider if you wish to continue driving.

Last Modified: 08/02/2022
For more information contact:

Call Torfaen

Tel: 01495 762200

Email: your.call@torfaen.gov.uk

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