Due to the ongoing redevelopment works, venue hire and trade bookings will be considered but the site may be subject to last minute closures.
Previous events held on site
- Son et Lumiere
- Outdoor and Indoor theatre productions
- TV / filming productions
- Craft fairs
- Cinema events
- Art exhibitions
Car Parking Information
There are no dedicated parking facilities available on site however there are two car parks which are run by the council – Crescent Road and Twyn – which are 750m and 30m away from the entrance respectively
There is vehicular access to the site however vehicles must weigh less than 3 tons and be no taller than a Luton which will only go through 1st set of doors to the site
Access for restricted mobility
The site is accessible however visitors will need to be aware of the grass and gravel surfaces. In the main, visitors with restricted mobility will only be able to access the ground floors
- Snacks are available from the gift shop
- There are toilet facilities available including facilities for those with restricted mobility
- Baby changing facilities are also available
- Induction loops available
- Tables benches, chairs are available.
- Low counters available on site
- Mobile connectivity is good
The site holds PRS and PPL licences. The site also holds a licence for the consumption of alcohol (held by Cresta Caterers).
Great Hall – 30ft x 70ft – Maximum capacity of 200 people although there is a capacity of 150 people for a sit down function
Wedding Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships
Yes - licence held for the Great Hall
Power facilities on site for hirers
Yes – events socket in the Lady’s Tower (Drum Tower) accessing 3 pin mains power supply. Also mains supply available opposite the Visitor Centre from an external waterproof socket
Water facilities on site for hirers
Yes – Mains water supply
Ground Pegs allowed?
Yes – maximum depth of 110mm – 4 inches on site apart from opposite the Visitor Centre where longer pegs are allowed. There are no marquees allowed on the Inner Ward.
Any restricted areas?
None - apart from during conservation and maintenance works.