Rooms for hire at the Barbour Institute
(Click on any of the images for a closer look).
The Main Hall
The Main Hall is our largest room. It has recently been fully refurbished, including a new floor with underfloor heating, a new state-of-the-art sound and lighting rig, including drop-down digital projector and screen. We now also have some lovely new curtains.
The Hall has a wooden stage at one end, large windows at both ends and windows all along one long side. All are very attractive stone windows.
Weddings/celebrations/parties, Theatrical or musical performances, Dancing/fitness classes, Large meetings, Conferences, Talks, and more.
Size : 51ft 9″ x 25ft. Capacity : Seated 100, standing 150 (maximum).
The Billiard Room
The Billiard Room is our second largest room. It is carpeted, bright and airy with large windows on two walls, and a small adjacent kitchen, and is situated on the first floor.
It is ideal for formal/informal meetings, presentations, talks/lectures, smaller conferences, most classes/groups, wedding ceremonies, smaller family celebrations and more.
Size: 31ft x 25ft. Capacity: 60 (max).
Bar and Kitchen areas
The Bar Area houses the main kitchen which can be booked along with the Main Hall if your booking requires catering.
It can also be booked as a small meeting room as it is ideal for small meetings, committee meetings etc.
Size:Capacity : 12 (max)
The Boys Room
The Boys’ Room is situated upstairs, and is a light, bright room with a wooden floor.
It usually houses our Computer Learning in the Community (CLiC) centre, but is available for hire when not in use by CLiC.
It is ideal for meetings, most types of smaller groups & classes.
Capacity : 25 (max).
The Green Room
The Green Room is a lovely room, with wooden panelling and floor, book shelves, and a large bay window. It can be booked along with the Main Hall which it adjoins, or as a separate room.
It is ideal for smaller meetings, small family celebrations/gatherings, classes & groups.
Size : 19ft 10″ x 14ft, capacity : 20 (max).