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Old Library

Cardiff's Welsh cultural centre

Yr Hen Lyfrgell on the Hayes is Cardiff's first Welsh Cultural Centre. An unique opportunity to celebrate, use and hear the Welsh language in an iconic building at the heart of our capital city.


– Full programme of activities co-ordinated by Tafwyl organisers,  Menter Caerdydd

– Performance stage for acoustic gigs, comedy and entertainment nights

– First class conference facilities

– Daytime and evening Welsh courses by Cardiff University

– Bodlon shop selling the best Welsh gifts, homeware, books and cards

– Beautiful function rooms for hire

– Live Welsh entertainment

– Cardiff Story Museum


Yr Hen Lyfrgell offers people of all ages and background every opportunity to engage with the Welsh language and its vibrant culture through a wide range of activities in a contemporary and exciting public environment.


contact nia.ramage@yrhenlyfrgell.cymru or phone 02920 225982