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Hire the Hall for weddings

Weddings and parties



A Village Hall Wedding in the heart of the Lake District - an unforgettable experience










Threlkeld Village Hall is one of the premier community and social venues in the Keswick area. A traditional exterior masks state of the art accommodation and facilities inside, including a modern Coffee Shop with stunning mountain views.

The Hall is especially suitable for wedding receptions, parties and similar private social functions. Key facilities include:

  • The Main Hall approx. 14m x 7m available 24 hours a day; and an adjoining room approximately 9m x 5.5m available after 5.30pm
  • Very high quality wooden floor.
  • A built in AV system and ceiling mounted projector
  • Wifi throughout the building
  • Underfloor heating supplied from deep boreholes under the car park.
  • Good access for disabled people, wheelchairs, pushchairs etc.
  • Toilets and showers for men & women plus a shower accessible by the disabled
  • Free car parking for Hall users.

Major advantages are:

  • a prime location with spectacular views in an attractive and popular part of the Lake District
  • top quality facilities - warm, welcoming, accessible
  • clients can make their own catering arrangements to suit their tastes and budget; unlike almost all hotel and similar venues where catering is integral with the venue hire
  • reception and "evening do" in the same location
  • excellent AV facilities for speeches, Skyped messages (the Village Hall has good wifi connections), DVD player, stage lights
  • licensed for sale of alcohol so no need to apply for a license
  • reasonably priced.

Our basic package covers:

  • Use of the Main Hall from 8.00am until 1.00am and the Coffee Shop from 5.30pm until 1.00am on the day of the reception. (However, music must stop at midnight)
  • Access on the preceding day, from 2pm – midnight for setting up and on the day following the reception from 9am – noon for clearing up
  • Up to 120 blue chairs (chair covers if needed must be organised separately by the client)
  • Crockery and cutlery for up to 80 settings
  • Tables to accommodate up to 100 seated guests, including five round tables; tables and chairs as required for an evening party or similar (120 can be accommodated theatre style without table seating)
  • Use of the Hall kitchen from 8.00am onwards on the day of the reception for catering
  • Use of the Village Hall premises license to allow sale of alcohol.
  • Tablecloths (by arrangement only)

Click here for Charges.

Please note a 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance and £200 refundable damage & cleaning deposit is due 6 weeks prior to the booking date.

The Village Hall is not licensed for weddings or civil ceremonies, but you could solemnize your marriage/partnership before your reception. The nearest Registry Offices are in Penrith and Cockermouth. There is a beautiful Church in Threlkeld which may be available if you are looking for a church service.

If you are interested in a wedding reception or similar scale event, contact the Bookings and Marketing Secretary ( or telephone 07563 619358) to discuss your requirements and options. Ideally you should visit, have a look round and explain exactly what you have in mind so that we can respond in detail and give you a price.


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