Painter Hall

The Painter Hall is an ideal venue for conferences, exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, wedding receptions, parties, dinner dances, stage productions, concerts and many other social events such as quiz nights and indoor sports activities including badminton and short mat bowls.

It is accessed via an entrance lobby and central foyer, ideal for greeting guests or displaying event information.

The hall measures 15.5m x 7.7m and can accommodate 200 people or 125 seated.

It has high ceilings and full length picture windows overlooking beautiful open countryside.

There is easy access to the gardens which are ideal for bar-be-cues, hog roasts and the like. The patio area has a retractable awning and lights for night use.

The fully retractable stage is a unique feature that can be raised or lowered as required. This can be accessed directly from a stage door adjoining the Durnford Room which offers an excellent dressing room.

There is a large wall fixed self-retracting projector screen for presentations, film and slide shows.

In addition there is an excellent sound system as well as portable microphones and a loop system for the hard of hearing.

There is a hatch to the Durnford Room which can be used as a bar and similarly a hatch to the kitchen for serving food and drinks.

Hall information:

  • Capacity up to 200 people, seating for 125
  • Dimensions 15.5 x 7.7metres
  • Good acoustics with audio sound system (DVD, iPlayers and Radio mics)
  • Loop system for hearing impaired
  • 125 comfortable chairs (with white covers that can be hired for special occasions)
  • 14 Large Tables 185cm L x 75cm W x 70cm H
  • Fully retractable stage
  • Wall mounted self-retracting projection screen 270 x 203cm (4:3)
  • Range of lighting options
  • Black out curtains
  • Free WIFI available for the use of hirers