Allendale Centre Minster Hall / Minster Theatre








Please note that 'normal' seating and table capacities, and events that we can host, have been affected by the Covid 19 situation. Please contact us for further details.


The Minster Hall / Minster Theatre is our largest space, with a sprung wooden floor perfect for dancing, a proscenium arch theatre stage with lighting and sound system and - when required - a fully stocked and staffed bar.


This is the perfect East Dorset venue for conferences, exhibitions, shows, live bands, music and arts festivals, civic events, craft and other fairs, corporate hospitality, parties, dances and more.


For stage productions and live music our Technical Team is available to assist with stage management, sound and lighting. Microphones (on or off stage), projector and screen are also available for hire.



























Minster Hall / Minster Theatre 

Floor area (excluding stage) 196.1 sq. m.

Ceiling height 4.9 m.


Maximum capacities:

350 standing (gig)

300 seated (cinema/theatre style)

Up to 200 seated at tables, various layouts (no dance floor)

Up to 120 seated at tables, with a small dance floor

Whatever your requirements, just contact us to find out more and to book!