The Main Hall
Fundraiser dinners and ceremonies, Wedding receptions, Tea dances and parties, Music recitals, Dance lessons, Markets and table top sales, Summer vintage shop, Conferences and Talks, Exhibitions, Film screenings and workshops.
The Main Hall is a large versatile space, with a stage and wooden floor, which makes it an ideal venue for concerts, ceilidhs and parties. It can accommodate 200 people seated in theatre arrangement or 150 people in cabaret style at tables. The hall is fully equipped with chairs and trestle tables and mobile shelving units for display during exhibits or markets.
The Reading Room
A welcome place to read and meet people.
The Reading Room can accommodate up to 40 people and has a ceiling mounted video projector and pull down screen. It is a beautiful room, ideal for dinner parties, talks and presentations. The space is used regularly for civic meetings, social and fundraising activity. While the space is unoccupied people are free to view the paintings and other exhibits in the cabinets or sit and relax in the space.
Cookery lessons, culinary Demonstrations, Bring and Share, Workshops.
The newly installed kitchen is to a professional standard. Facilities include a large tea urn, kettle, large food warmer, hob and oven and dishwasher. Crockery and cutlery is also available. The kitchen is normally booked in conjunction with one of the other rooms if catering is required. The Coniston Institute can provide catering for groups large and small, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
The library can be booked on Tuesdays and Thursdays for groups of up to 8. It’s an intimate room, ideal for smaller talks and discussion groups.
On Monday, Wednesday & Friday’s the library is open to the public and books can be borrowed via Library Link.
Bookings & Enquiries
Telephone: 015394 41823
Main Hall (per hour)
Standard £10 / Parish £8
Standard £175 for 1 day / £280 for 2 days
Main Hall and Kitchen (per hour)
Standard £12 / Parish £10
Reading Room (per hour)
Standard £8 / Parish £7
Reading Room and Kitchen (per hour)
Standard £10 / Parish £9
Library (per hour)
Standard £6 / Parish £4