Rooms for hire

Looking for somewhere to stage your event? We have a variety of rooms for hire from our 400-seat auditorium to a small informal meeting room just give us a call on 01495 224425 or drop us an email to discuss your requirements.

The Navigation Bar

The Navigation Bar

The bar can be used to hold informal meetings and functions and is situated on the ground floor. The maximum seated capacity for informal, cabaret style events is 110. The bar is fully licensed and has a dedicated staging area if required for guest speakers or performers. The bar can also be used as a function suite for buffets for larger conferences.

The Markham Suite

The Markham Suite

A quiet, private meeting room that is situated on the first floor of the Miners’ Institute. It holds 10 to 15 people comfortably. This room can also be used to house press conferences or members of the media due to conveniently situated power points for laptops and wireless internet access.

The Abingdon Studio

Teh Abingdon Studio

A dance studio on the second floor of the Miners’ Institute. It is also regularly used as a meeting room due to its excellent panoramic views, natural light and large floor space for flip charts, role play etc. It holds 20 to 30 people comfortably. Please note that there is no wheelchair access to this floor.

The Britannia Café

The Brittania Cafe

Our café is open to the public during the day, but can also be used for meetings that require a more informal approach. The café seats up to 30 people.

The Auditorium

The Auditorium

Used for exhibitions, conferences and performances this space can cater for all large-scale events. It has flexible, raked seating which seats up to 400, and can be retracted to reveal a large floor space suitable for exhibitions or cabaret style seating.

Technically, the auditorium can provide everything you require for large scale conferences with radio mics; conference mics; spot lights; colour washes and a 4000 lumen projector all at hand with a dedicated and knowledgeable staff to ensure all your needs are met for your event.