Rawnsley venue hire / bookings

The Rawnsley Centre & Suite

The Rawnsley Centre and The Rawnsley Suite provide a wide variety of spaces suitable for many uses in the centre of Keswick. From a small meeting space suitable for charity or business meetings to large halls that can seat over 300 people. There is parking on site which is pay and display.

Please scroll down or click the buttons below to view an overview of the venues’ capacity, further information for each venue and separate booking calendars to view our availability.

Venue Capacities

Approx no. of seats per venue


Rawnsley Main Hall


Rawnsley First Floor Main Hall


Rawnsley Minor Hall


Rawnsley First Floor Minor Hall


Rawnsley Suite

The Rawnsley Centre

The Rawnsley Centre comprises 4 venue space:

  • The Rawnsley Main Hall
  • The Rawnsley First Floor Main Hall
  • The Rawnlsey Minor Hall
  • The Rawnsley First Floor Minor Hall
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On ground floor which is fully wheelchair accessible:

  • Main Hall – Large hall with area for stage. Seat 250 approx. Direct access from Carpark.
  • Minor Hall – Large hall with small platform area. Seat 100 approx. Direct access from Carpark.
  • The above halls are divided by a timber partition which can be opened to give one large space. The Minor Hall has a floor level 500mm higher than Main Hall.
  • Day Room – Large room with access to Main Hall and Kitchen. Seat 35 approx.
  • Café space – Room with servery from Kitchen. Seat 25 approx.
  • Large foyer / additional refreshments area.
  • Well equipped kitchen – with servery into café area.
  • Utility Room – Room located off Main Hall.
  • Office – Room suitable for office space with access to Day Room.

On first floor which has own access.

  • Main Hall – Large hall with area for stage. Seat 200 approx. This hall has two room dividers allowing 3 separate spaces to be created which have their own access.
  • Minor Hall – Mid-sized hall with kitchen area. Seat 60 approx.
  • Utility Room – Large Room located off Main Hall.

The Rawnsley Suite

The Rawnsley Suite is a purpose-built learning space that can comfortably seat 45 people. This is a modern building with audio visual equipment installed which includes a large smartboard.

Additionally, there is a small kitchen, an office and toilet facilities.

Fully wheelchair accessible.

Bookings & More Info

Please contact Debbie Harris at facilities@keswickministries.org or on 017687 80075 for prices for the Rawnsley Hall facilities and the Rawnsley suite.

Keswick Ministries