Tŷ Hywel event spaces

Published 20/08/2020   |   Last Updated 24/09/2020   |   Reading Time minutes

Based in the former debating chamber, Siambr Hywel is a unique events space in Ty Hywel. It is named after Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good) who made the first laws for Wales in the tenth century. Since the Senedd building opened its doors in 2006, Siambr Hywel was renovated and re-opened as a dedicated youth debating chamber and interactive learning centre. Siambr Hywel is the first of its kind in Europe and, since its launch in 2009, it has been a popular venue for teaching, conferences and lectures.

Ideal for:

  • Conferences;
  • Lectures.


Lecture seating: 60
Capacity of the room: 100


  • A debating chamber set-up, allowing for 60 delegates and five panellists;
  • Lectern with microphone;
  • Projector and screen;
  • Two TV screens;
  • Laptop;
  • Integrated audio system, which includes a microphone for each person;
  • Integrated voting system;
  • Infrared translation system.

Siambr Hywel is available:

Mondays and Fridays 09:30 –16:30
Tuesdays to Thursdays 17:30 –20:00


Siambr Hywel is fully accessible.