Rooms & Facilities

Main Hall 

Our spacious, air-conditioned hall has a sprung maple floor, professionally equipped stage and standard PA system. This is the largest of our function rooms and can accommodate up to 360 people theatre style, for business presentations or large-scale events. The hall has excellent acoustics and two levels of lighting to give maximum flexibility. Ancillary areas are also available, which can be used for refreshments, registration and displays.

Main Hall Room Specification.
  • Capacities - Theatre 362, Cabaret 200, Boardroom 60, Banquet 180
  • Size - Hall 48' x 46', Stage 41.6' x 19.2'
  • Air conditioning - Yes
  • Floor - Ground 


Sheldrake Suite

The Sheldrake Suite a large and particularly versatile space. This area has a total capacity for a large number of people but can be divided into two or three individual sections, each section with its own access. Such flexibility gives the advantage of providing a great area for meetings.

Sheldrake Suite Room Specification
  • Capacities - Theatre 120, Cabaret 70, Boardroom 42, Banquet 60
  • Size 54.4' x 24.3'
  • Air conditioning - Yes
  • Floor - First (lift & stair access)
Griffin Room

The Griffin Room is located in a quiet position on the first floor. This light and airy room with pleasant views to the South Downs is exceptionally spacious. With the additional benefit of independently controlled air-conditioning, the perfect environment can be created to suit your requirements.

Griffin Room Specification
  • Capacities - Theatre 50, Cabaret 40, Boardroom 24
  • Size - 34.6' 23'
  • Air conditioning - No
  • Floor - First (lift and stair access)
Phoenix Room

Situated on the lower ground floor, this is the smallest of our function rooms. Up to 45 delegates can be accommodated in air-conditioned comfort. The Phoenix room is a popular choice for more intimate meetings and also provides an excellent ‘break-out’ area for our first and ground floor function suites.

Phoenix Room Specifications 
  • Capacities - Theatre 45, Cabaret 30, Boardroom 22
  • Size - 19.5' x 26.7'
  • Air conditioning - No
  • Floor - Lower Ground (stair access only) 

By day our café space is fully operational offering a delicious range of light lunches and specials. Adjacent to the main hall space this area can acts as a great ancillary space for your event whether it is for catering, displays or as a breakout. Additionally it can be hired independently, ideal for talks or a small party. It is served by a full bar facility.

Theatre Bar

It is rare that a good party will end before the bar closes but often that a party fades because the bar has closed. Our fully stocked and serviced bar offers flexible opening times based on your event, with an option to provide a late licence where necessary.


The spacious foyer can be hired independently for coffee mornings, displays and exhibitions or it acts as a fabulous ancillary area, which can be used for refreshments, registration and displays. The foyer offers disabled toilet access.

Equipment Hire 

PA System including radio mic /standing mic £33
Additional Radio Mic £10 per microphone
Stage Lighting £14 per hour (wash only)
Technician £25
Flip charts £7
Digital Projector £33
Projection Screen £7.50
Audio Visual Package £55.00 (PA System, projector, screen, DVD/Blue-Ray)

Prices & Further Information 

We have a range of prices including rates for commercial, non-commercial and community groups.  

For more information contact us on 01444 242888 or email us.