After his death in 1996, his family allowed the 70 cinema members to screen films there The British Film Institute recognised La Charrette as the smallest cinema in Wales
Made unsafe by the irreparable decay of its wood-and-steel structure, 'La Charrette' was originally expected to close in October 2007 after a screening of Ocean's 13.
The event consisted of a special premiere screening of the previouslyunseen Danny Boyle film Alien Love Triangle (2002), starring Kenneth Branagh, Courteney Cox and Heather Graham. For the screening, Branagh made a personal appearance, while Cox and Graham recorded special messages.
Relocation & Restoration
The carriage was sliced into six pieces and removed from the back garden of a house in Gorseinon, near Swansea. The pieces were transported to the Gower peninsula and welded together and La Charrette was fully restored to it's former glory as part of a restoration project funded by the Gower Heritage Centre.
La Charrette Cinema is now available to hire for birthday parties, private and corporate events and is also open every day to the public.Why not host your own red carpet showing or oscar themed showing .