What we do

To decrease the size of the menu above, we now list all our growing activities here.

Links will take you to a detailed page where you will find our Eventbrite page, which we use as a live diary of events.
This does not mean you a required to make any purchases but you can make reservations for free or find out more. 

Click on the image for more details. Some images will take you directly to Eventbrite.

Rock Painting
Rock Painting

Paint your rocks then either keep them to 'hide' them in the community for others to find.

Links to the schedule and diary are included in the 'Learn More' page.

Taff Rocks Tuesday
Monthly Freestyle Workshops

First Tuesday (ongoing) of and third Wednesday (trial period ends December 2023) of every month. Includes: Rock Painting, dot art, air drying clay, paint pouring, polymer clay and seasonal topic-based crafts.

Follow this link to Eventbrite to see the upcoming schedule and details of these events.

Mandala Art
Mandala & Dot Art

Includes structured Mindfulness Mandala Classes geared for the beginner as well as dot art free-style workshops for the intermediate dotter.

Links to the upcoming schedule and diary are included in the 'Learn More' page

Polymer clay fidget stone, letters, a gnome and a mushroom
Polymer Clay

From September 2023 the trial of this activity will form part of Taff Rocks Tuesday.

If it becomes popular, we shall schedule exclusive sessions of this alongside air dry clay activities.

Air Dry Clay vase
Air Dry Clay

From September 2023 the trial of this activity will form part of Taff Rocks Tuesday.

If it becomes popular, we shall schedule exclusive sessions of this alongside polymer activities.

School Holiday period events
School Holiday Period Events

Various school holiday period events. These could be any or all the workshops or classes we have in our repertoire.

See Eventbrite for more details and upcoming schedule.

Window painting
Window Painting Techniques

Not just for the festive season!
We give you the techniques to become more confident with your own window painting for any reason, festival or celebration.

Check out the Eventbrite collection for any upcoming scheduled events.

Paint poured pumpkin
Paint Pouring

If you can handle the lack of control over your paint, this is for you.
This just might be the activity for you. requires some artistic flair, mainly colour combination, as well as patience.

Check out the Eventbrite collection for any upcoming scheduled events.

Recycling
Monthly Recycling

We have small household recycling events run on the first Tuesday of each month at Smyrna.
Follow 'Learn More' to find out what you can recycle with us

See Eventbrite for more details and upcoming schedule.

Book Nook
Book Nook - 100% FREE

Where you can exchange, one-for-one and for free, books or take them also for free without an exchange.

Run the same time as recycling.

See Eventbrite for more details and upcoming schedule.

Rock painting private events
Rock Painting parties

Book a rock painting party / private booking for whatever celebration or reason you desire.

Please note, all our facilitators are volunteers, which means your schedule and their schedule must be compatible for the event to happen.

Dates, times etc must be mutually agreeable.

Private events
Private / 'Closed' Workshops / Classes

Taff Rocks accepts private bookings at home (Smyrna), see Rock Painting Parties, or in your own venue.

Please note, all our facilitators are volunteers, which means your schedule and their schedule must be compatible for the event to happen.

Dates, times etc must be mutually agreeable.

Private events
We even come to you!

That's right, we'll come to you. Indoors or out (weather permitting for outdoors), provided your group, organisation or school is in the Merthyr Tydfil area.

We ask for a minimum of 10 attendees, where reasonably possible. If it's less, when you contact us, please let us know so we can discuss.

We can discuss your requirements via email or a Teams meeting.

Hall hire
Hall Hire

Smyrna community hall is available for hire.

For more details, please visit the hall's website for:

Pricing or to Booking online.
Your confirmation emails will have links to reschedule or cancel your booking

Go to "Book the Hall"

get fit wales
Get Fit Wales

Taff Rocks partners with Get Fit Wales 

Get Fit Wales uses step trackers and incentivises attainment of personal targets. Points credited following success, allows participants to spend on vouchers providing free access to local fitness and health related goods and services like ours.

Find out more from Get Fit Wales's own website.

Registered office:

Smyrna Chapel Community Hall,
Aberfan Road, Aberfan,
Merthyr Tydfil CF48 4QN

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Charity Registration
  • Taff Rocks is registered in England and Wales as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). Registered Charity Number: 1192749

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