The Bycullah Atheneaum

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The Bycullah Athenaeum was a popular venue for those seeking entertainment, where plays and concerts were regularly performed by local drama and music societies from 1883 until it was destroyed by fire in 1931. 

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Before the First World War, lantern lectures were often held there and in the early years of this century films were an occasional feature of the evenings entertainment.

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Little written information is available however some fascinating photographs illustrate this wonderful lost theatre.

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Created by Art Start working with help from local people, Adriana, Marlen, Kieran, Amanda, Lyncia and Talia