Venue Hire


“Spaces to suit every event…”

 

IVORY ROOM
In a stunning setting behind Calthorpe Gates, the Ivory Room is can be found in the magnificent Georgian house of St Helen’s House. A building designed and built by renowned local architect, Sir Thomas Ivory, in the 18th Century who also designed and2015-02-12_0027 built the Octagon Chapel and the Assembly House.
Approaching the Ivory Room, you will enter a curved panelled door that opens in to a oval anteroom on the first floor painted with grisaille panels in a Pompeian style. This leads you to the Ivory and Music rooms. Both rooms are elegant with highly decorated domical ceilings.

The Ivory Room is a beautiful formal dining room which is most suitable for:

  • Business Meetings
  • Light Business Lunches
  • Canapés
  • Private Dining

Information:

  • Capacity max of 20
  • WIFI

 

MEDIEVAL REFECTORY
Set west of the cloisters, this wonderful hall boasts tie beams, carved spandrels, and kingposts supporting the roof. A grand open fire place and an original 16th Century solid oak refectory table add to the charm. This delightful room is overlooked by a ‘minstrels’ gallery’, perfect for capturing your event on camera.

This hall can be used in conjunction with the Birkbeck Hall to host a perfect drinks and canapé reception prior to formal dinner.

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  • Corporate
  • Conferences
  • Product Launches
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Private Dining
  • Charity Events
  • Civic Events

Information:

  • Capacity for Canapé Reception: 120
  • Formal Dining: 60
  • Theatre Style: 100
  • WIFI
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

 

BIRKBECK HALL
This hall is a fine example of Victorian/Edwardian Gothic revival architecture. Named after the Chairman of Trustees in 1901, Sir Henry Birkbeck, this beautiful space hosts a large inglenook fire place and solid 15th Century oak serving table. You can take a journey through time in a tapestry of our history dating back to 1249 adorning the walls.

Suitable for:

  • Corporate
  • Conferences
  • 20160625_110801Product Launches
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Private Dining
  • Charity Events
  • Civic Events

Information:

  • Capacity for Canapé Reception: 200
  • Formal Dining: 120
  • Buffet Receptions: 130
  • Theatre Style: 150
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • WIFI

 

Full room layouts for your bespoke event can be confirmed with our Events and Hospitality Team.