Welcome to the
Talbot Community Centre
The Talbot Community Centre is a former Miner's Institute and a true community centre, as it is owned and run by the local community, for the community and most of the people involved are volunteers.
The former Talbot Miners' Welfare Institute, was a gift to the village from the Talbot family in 1911, it remained as a Miners Institute until the last colliery in Kenfig Hill closed in 1959, it then fell into disrepair and was closed for several years before a group of community volunteers decided something needed to be done with the landmark building.
After receiving grants from groups like the Big Lottery and other support the Grade II listed building was reopened in 2005.
Since then, we have prided ourselves on the variety of groups using the centre, from traditional Shotokan karate to sewing and from bingo to Slimming World. Details regarding the activities offered is available on our Weekly Diary page here. However, due to the coronavirus, we are unable to offer many services in the community centre for the time being. Instead we are offering a meal delivery service, available on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, offering a main meal for £4.50 with optional dessert for £1.50.
We are hopeful that we should be able to return to normal during 2021 as soon as it is safe to do welcome everyone back into Talbot Community Centre.
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