Whether you’re looking for help with the design and organisation of your private or corporate event, meeting or banquet or a total event production solution we will ensure your event goes without a hitch.

A range of spaces available to hire

We have a range of versatile spaces in the building available for hire including the Auditorium, Theatre Bar, our newly refurbished cafe area, meeting rooms and two studio spaces. We cater for conferences, meetings (small and large scale), parties (both private and corporate), family occasions, classes, dance rehearsals and special events.

What’s your hire for?

For Parties

The ideal venue for Christenings, Birthdays, Anniversaries

Perfect Rooms > Theatre Bar | Studio One | Cafe

For Classes

Great for classes or group based activities.

Perfect Rooms > Studio One | Studio Two

For Meetings

Depending on the size of your meeting we have great spaces available for you meeting. We can also provide tea / coffee and buffet on request.

Perfect Rooms > Board Room | Studio One | Studio Two | Theatre Bar

For Conferences / Award Ceremonies

The Carnegie is an excellent venue for conferences and ceremonies. Depending on the size requirements we have several options available.

Perfect Rooms > Theatre | Theatre Bar | Studio One

For Shows & Performances

As a premier venue in West Cumbria for entertainment, we have the equipment and experience for you to put on a great performance.

Perfect Rooms > Theatre | Theatre Bar | Studio One


A range of additional equipment is available for hire including: projectors, screens, flip-charts, PA systems and microphones

Technical support

Our experienced in-house technical team are here to help. Whether you are organising an awards ceremony, a presentation or your annual AGM, our technical team can show you how to get the best from your event.

Technical Specification

Hire rates

Current hire rates for all spaces can be downloaded below. Hire rates are regularly reviewed and are subject to change.

Hire Rates 21-22

Next Steps…

Interested in hiring a room for an event? Get in touch with one of our team.

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