The Old School Hall

Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire

Serving the local community - our hall is available for booking.

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Bethlehem Hall is a perfect space for meetings, birthday parties, wedding parties, celebrations and get togethers.

Contact us for hourly cost. Half day and day rates can also be negotiated.

Included in the price is the use of the main hall, the small meeting room and the kitchen.

The hall dimensions are: 8.4m x 5.2m (27.5ft x 17ft). The meeting room is: 4.8m x 3.2m (16ft x 10.5ft). For long-term users, lockable storage cupboards are available.

The well-equipped kitchen has all the normal cooking and preparation facilities and all facilities are accessible.

The toilets have baby changing facilities and are acessible for disabled people.

There are several parking spaces next to the hall. Wheelchair access is at the front and at the back.

There are two 'playgrounds', one of which can be used for parking if necessary or for creating extra space by setting up a marquee.

The building is centrally heated and has solar panels provided by the Carmarthenshire Energy Agency.

Our History:

The Old School was built in 1864 and closed in 2000. At its peak in the 1880's it had 76 children in two classrooms but by the end there were only 6.

A community association was formed in 2000 and in 2004 the building was bought from the council and Yr Hen Ysgol was refurbished with a Big Lottery Grant in 2008-9.

Previously called Dyffryn Ceidrich (valley of Ceidrich), the village became known by the name of it's chapel, Bethlehem, probably during the 19th century.