Allendale Quick Room Guide

Welcome. We have a choice of spaces and a range of facilities to suit almost every event and budget. Rooms can be hired on a one-off, occasional or regular basis. Let’s take a look around…

Minster Hall / Minster Theatre

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 PA and - when required - a fully stocked and staffed bar. Professional projector & screen facilities also available. Great for a range of uses from markets to shows to receptions. 

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Dimensions (excluding stage and entrance passage):

Length 14.7m. house right (bar side), 14.4m. house left. Width 12.4m. Ceiling height 4.9m.

Capacities

​Standing (gig etc.), 350-400. 

​Seated, rows of chairs facing stage for show/talk, 301 max. (limited room for any other furniture). 

​Seated, rows of chairs facing projector screen, 301 max. but 261 advised - avoids audience in front rows looking side-on at screen (limited room for any other furniture). 

​Seated, cabaret style, 140, depending on dance floor requirement.

​Tables & chairs around the walls (parties etc.), up to 150, with dance floor.  

All capacities may be affected by space required for DJ/band/catering etc.  

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Quarter Jack Hall

With a sprung wooden central floor, plenty of natural light (plus curtains) and professional projector and screen facilities, the Quarter Jack Hall is ideal for classes, exhibitions, markets, meetings, rehearsals, shows, social events, still & video presentations, talks and much more. Bar available. A very popular space - why not come and view it?

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Dimensions

Floor area 13.2m. x 11.2m. Ceiling height 2.8m.

 

Capacities

Maximum room capacity 125

Seated, rows of chairs facing rear wall for talk, up to 125 (this to include presenters, organisers etc. in the room). 

Seated, rows of chairs facing projector screen, up to 125 (this to include presenters, organisers etc. in the room), though 85 advised - avoids audience in front rows looking side-on at screen.

Seated for shows - depends on seating arrangement, performance space and tech facilities required; probably 90 max. Seating options: end-on, thrust & in-the-round. Please enquire for details.

Seated, cabaret style, 65-75, depending on dance floor requirement. 

Tables & chairs around the walls (parties etc.), up to 75, with dance floor.

​All capacities may be affected by space required for DJ/band/catering etc. 

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Canford Room

The Canford Room is great for smaller meetings, presentations, classes, groups and much more. Also ideal as a ‘break out’ space, dressing/Green room or office, when hiring the Minster Hall or the Quarter Jack Hall. Portable projector available.

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Dimensions

Length 10.45m. Width 5.1m. at its widest, 4.3m. in central part of room (please see image). Ceiling Height 2.4 m.

Capacity

Around 25, depending on layout/furniture requirements.

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Julian Room

A private and comfortable room, the Julian Room is​ great for small meetings, tuition/education and more. Perfect as an office space, or ‘break out’ space or dressing/Green room when hiring the Minster Hall or the Quarter Jack Hall.

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Dimensions

Floor area 4.5m. x 3.5m. Ceiling height 2.6m.

Capacity

Approximately 12, depending on layout/furniture requirements.

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Projector, screen & PA systems

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We have high quality, professional projector & screen systems in the Minster Hall and Quarter Jack Hall.

  • Show your presentations to the room - images or video, with/without audio

  • Stream presentations from a remote speaker, or hold meetings via Zoom and watch on screen  

  • Wifi throughout the Centre, plus wired broadband connection option in Minster Hall and Quarter Jack Hall

  • Microphones/PA available in Minster Hall and Quarter Jack Hall

  • Smaller, portable projector available in the Canford Room and Julian Room

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We hope this Quick Room Guide has been helpful. To find out more, follow links from this page, email info@theallendale.org, or call us on 01202 887247. You’re welcome to make an appointment to see the rooms.

 

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