Shirehall rooms to hire

Shirehall exterior

Built in the early 1800s, neo-classical style and Grade II listed, the Shirehall provides the ideal venue for training courses, conferences, job fairs, craft fairs, parties, wedding receptions, dance, yoga and community groups with rooms to cater for groups of all sizes.

Building layout

There is an outside stair lift to enable wheelchairs and pushchairs to access the Shirehall.

All ground floor meeting rooms are easily accessible. There is a lift and stair lift available for the first floor.

Additional equipment is available free with room bookings - flip chart (not including pens and paper), projector, screen and television for use with your own laptop.

Rooms available for hire

Main hall

  • With stage
  • Capacity - 350 people (depending on layout)
  • Suitable for parties, conferences, award ceremonies, training courses, concerts, wedding receptions, paranormal events.
  • Floor location - first floor
  • Kitchen facilities

Shirehall main hall


Grand jury room

  • 20 to 40 people (theatre style layout)
  • Suitable for meetings
  • Floor location - ground floor

Grand Jury Room Shirehall

Grand Jury Room


Committee room 1

  • 20 to 50 people (depending on layout)
  • Suitable for meetings
  • Floor location - ground floor

Shirehall Committee room 2


Committee room 2

  • 20 to 30 people (depending on layout)
  • Suitable for meetings
  • Floor location - ground floor

Committee Room 2 Shirehall

Committee Room 2 Shirehall

Kitchen facilities

Shirehall Kitchen

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