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 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 100. 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 

The Markham Suite

A quiet, private meeting room that is situated on the first floor of the Miners’ Institute. It holds between 16 and 24 people, subject to layout. 

The Dance Studio

Teh Abingdon Studio

A dance studio on the ground floor of the Miners’ Institute. It is also regularly used as a meeting room due to its natural light and large floor space for flip charts, role play etc. It holds up to 40 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 412, 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.