The 800 year old building is much more than just a fabulous space.

It is also, surprisingly, equipped to a modern professional standard.


LIGHTING RIG: Theatre lights consisting of 20 x Fresnels (500W) and house lights which are controlled by lighting desks (24 channels).

SOUND SYSTEM: kindly provided and installed by ‘NAIM AUDIO’.

IMAGE Projection Equipment.

ROLAND DIGITAL PIANO: which can be relayed through the sound system.

PICTURE DISPLAY: 100ft of wall-mounted picture rails with dedicated lighting.

FURNITURE: including 16 x 6ft wooden tables, a 6ft diameter round oak table which can extend to 20ft, seating for up to 140 people plus miscellaneous additional items.

DECORATION: The building is beautiful in its own right. However, it has a number of surprising facilities and equipments to assist extra decoration.


A selection of drapery incl cross-over and wings

A system of hoists suspended from 25 locations in the roof.


NOTE: Some of the above may incur additional charges. They are sophisticated systems and technical backup is always on hand to assist during preparations for an event.


CAPACITY: Seated at table – 72. Seating theatre style and standing events – 140.


CATERING: The hall is not a hotel or restaurant so outside caterers and catering equipment are brought in as necessary. A food preparation area with worktops, shelving and electrical power is available. This provides ‘kitchen’ area which is utilised regularly for cooking 4 course meals on site for up to 72 covers.

There is a bottle chiller. A drinks service including glasses can be provided – corkage charges apply.


PUBLICITY: Please enquire about how we can help (Mailing List, Web Site, Press Release production and distribution, Assistance with poster and flier campaigns). Some charges may apply. 


TICKETING: The Medieval Hall can design and print tickets and provide a selling platform. Commission may apply.


WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Ramps and assistance are available - please enquire.



Premises Licence (public entertainment)

On-Licence (for the sale of alcohol)

Civil Ceremonies Licence (marriages)


OUTSIDE: Paved floodlit forecourt providing parking for 3 vehicles or as an attractive area for al fresco drinks and photographs. Further parking in the Cathedral Close subject to availability and parking charge. City car parking is within walking distance.