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Brangwyn Hall

Guildhall Road South, Swansea SA1 4PE, Wales
+44 1792 635432
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Tour of the The Guildhall and Brangwyn Hall

Had a wonderful experience touring The Guildhall and Brangwyn Hall in Swansea. A beautiful example... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathryn B
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Swansea, United Kingdom
came for a concert

Nice old building, came here for a concert. easy enough to park on a weekend, but passes only it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Noel C
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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The Brangwyn's mix of neoclassical and Art Deco architecture coupled with the colourful British Empire Panels provide a striking setting to a range of events including concerts, conferences and weddings.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“photo booth” (6 reviews)
“main hall” (6 reviews)
“ice rink” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Guildhall Road South, Swansea SA1 4PE, Wales
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+44 1792 635432
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"interesting murals"
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"sunday carvery"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful experience touring The Guildhall and Brangwyn Hall in Swansea. A beautiful example of art deco architecture combined with the colourful and bold artworks of Frank Brangwyn. We were able to visit a number of rooms not normally open to the public and...More

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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your lovely comments.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice old building, came here for a concert. easy enough to park on a weekend, but passes only it seems on a week day. Acoustics near the back of the hall were a little scary and view not that good as all on the flat....More

Thank Noel C
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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Just to let you know that on weekdays, the 'permit holders only' spaces are valid until 6pm. Any time after that, the spaces are available for parking. I hope that you enjoyed the concert and hopefully...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You would imagine a well respected concert venue hosting a BBC orchestra would ensure that the microphones were working properly before the compere began to introduce the evening performance. But no, it was impossible for the audience to understand a word she said! Worse followed...More

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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write and I am sorry that your enjoyment of the concert was marred by a poor sound system. I have passed your comments onto the external company who organised the concert and the sound system, for their information....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous little gem of a public space tucked away just back from the main Gower-Mumbles road, right opposite Victoria park. The great hall is spacious and the side rooms of it serve it well. Great place for a small fair. Small grassy patch outside but...More

Thank Paul T
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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. Hope you'll visit again soon.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

I attended the Hall for a work function and the setting was beautiful. Food was also provided and that was delicious too.

Thank Lynda642015
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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. Many thanks.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I've visited the Brangwyn many times for events as a guest and volunteer. The building is impressive with fine old paintings, you can play spot the nudes among the jungle foliage. On my most recent visit I was charged £3.50 for a glass of diet...More

Thank Mike s
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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Firstly thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your time with us at the Brangwyn. We’re thrilled that you have visited the venue many times. As the contract bars and catering company at the Brangwyn, we are saddened to hear your...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Venue for Public Service Broadcasting concert. Plenty of local parking. Good acoustics and at atmosphere. Wall art is a splendid backdrop for concert lighting. Staff friendly but small bar (built for another time granted) and chaotic service of drinks at the bar just about prevents...More

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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thanks for your review and your kind comments about the hall and the staff. Due to the space limitations of the bar, we are constantly striving to find ways to speed up service and limit queuing time at the counter. All customer feedback is valued...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

was driving past on the way to mumbles and saw the stained glass doorways and had to stop to pop in as i love architecture! this place blew me away! the hall itself held a lot of history and was beautiful to look at!More

Thank Jayne B
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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Thanks for your lovely comments. I've worked in this building for 30 years and still don't get bored with it! If you fancy learning about a little more about the history, we've a guided tour taking place on Saturday 2nd June at 2pm, which generally...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

We have been holding our annual staff parties at The Brangwyn hall for years, and it has been an excellent event every time. Staff are very helpful and friendly, food is great. I would highly recommend.

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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2018

Thanks Erin for your lovely comments. We look forward to your party each year :-) Long may it continue!

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Had a wonderful evening at the Brangwyn on 22 December for a Christmas by Candlelight evening with G4 opera singers - my daughter was singing with them that evening as part of a choir, so we arrived early. Staff on the door were very friendly...More

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Tracy E, Manager at Brangwyn Hall, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. The G4 Christmas by Candlelight hit just the right note to put everyone in the mood ready for Christmas, and was enjoyed by everyone who attended. Hopefully we'll see you again soon in the Brangwyn.

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Lindsey C
November 29, 2016|
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Response from Alison M | Reviewed this property |
The Westbourne is just a short walk from the brangwyn it's a pub or the Patti is a lovely Indian restaurant close by
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Shan G
November 18, 2016|
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Response from IanJRees | Property representative |
Yes.
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Shan G
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Response from Daimaxboyce | Reviewed this property |
Contact them directly via their main email address , give them a phone call or google their web page it should say on there. I never went into the bar so unable to answer yes or no !
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