Caerphilly Workmen's Hall
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Wales' workmen's halls fighting for their future

29 May 2014 Last updated at 20:45 BST

They were funded by workers and at one time could be found in communities across Wales, but today workmen's halls and miners' institutes play a very different role in Welsh life.

Of those still standing, some are flourishing, but as Jenny Rees reports, others are fighting for their future.