Before you book

  • COVID - Please note that neither the Ellis or Gallery Rooms are available for bookings until after 21 June.

  • COVID - the maximum number of people in the Main Hall is 30 and in the Palmer Room is 16.

  • You must be 18 years of age or above to make a booking.  The Hire Charges and Terms and Conditions are legally binding.

  • For requests after 11pm, please contact us.

  • Alcohol - there's no charge for a licence to sell or serve alcohol, but you must ask our permission.

  • Sorry, no Teenage, 18th, or 21st Birthday parties, nor smoke, fog or mist machines.    

  • Include time to set up and clear up excluding time for COVID cleaning.  You should book three hours for a two hour party and arrive 15 minutes earlier and leave 15 minutes later for COVID cleaning.

  • Weekday availability - we don't show all our regular weekday bookings more than a term in advance.

  • A PA system and Stage is available at additional cost.

  • A Provisional Booking in the diary means it may still be available, please contact us to check.

  • COVID - Bouncy Castles are not currently allowed.   


To make a request - Data Protection Regulations require you to register to make a booking.   

  • Booked before - go to the date you require using the online diary, from + , log in as an existing user. then follow instructions to make a request.  If you're unable to log in, choose "reset/forgot password" and set a new password,

  • Not booked before - go to the date you require from the online diary, from +register as a new user, then follow instructions to make a request.

  • Please contact us if you have difficulties. 


What next?  

  • Your request will be acknowledged by email from Hallmaster.  We'll then email you with an invoice for the hire fee and damage deposit with details how to pay.  You can pay by cheque or by bank transfer. 

  • COVID - We'll send details of additional Terms and conditions and a risk assessment to agree and a pre-booking briefing.

  • To secure your booking pay both the hire fee and damage deposit.  

  • Unpaid bookings are shown as provisional and maybe available.

  • The Refundable Damage Deposit is £50 for daytime bookings and £200 for evenings.

  • We aim to refund Damage Deposits 14 to 28 days after your event, providing there's no damage or nuisance caused.