Party Hire

Have Your Party Here!

Hobnob Hall

To the left of the building, Hobnob Hall has direct access to the ramp, a large kitchen and you can even use the outdoor court if it is available.

Hobnob Hall is approximately 15 x 20 metres (49 x 65 feet).

Hobnob Hall
Hobnob Hall

Jaffa Cake Hall

On the right of the building, just inside the main entrance, Jaffa Cake Hall is an equally versatile area, good for young children. Jaffa has its own kitchen and an enclosed, covered outdoor space and you can use the garden if it is available. Jaffa Cake Hall is approximately 15 x 18 metres (49 x 59 feet). The Soft Play Room leads from Jaffa Cake Hall and can be hired with the hall.

Jaffa Cake Hall
Jaffa Cake Hall
Soft Play (can be hired with Jaffa Cake Hall)

Great for children’s parties

We’re becoming increasingly popular for children’s parties with our fabulous, large, light filled halls.

  • Our Halls have lots of space for children to run around or for a children’s entertainer, as well as large hard floor areas which makes for an easy clean up afterwards.
  • Parents can relax on our sofas as children play or dance.
  • Both halls have an adjacent kitchen with a hatch.
  • Hire includes use of tables, chairs, serving and kitchen equipment.
  • Want a bouncy castle? Yes, we can fit one in 12 foot x 12 foot and up to 7.5 feet high.
  • Want soft play? Easy, just hire Jaffa Cake Hall and for a small extra fee, you can use the adjacent soft play room suitable for children aged 1- 7years.
Jaffa Cake Hall
(Photo kindly provided by a hirer who held a children’s party with a bouncy castle and toys hired from a supplier).

Hire Fees:

Children’s Weekend Party Rate – parties for under 16s (ending by 6pm)

£52.50 for 3 hours, £70 for 4 hours for use of hall plus kitchen (Please include enough time to set up and clean up after your party). If you hire Jaffa Cake, you can add the Soft Play Room for another £5.70.

Other Parties

The Hall plus Kitchen deal is £23 per hour. (Please include enough time to set up and clean up after your party).

If you have any queries about hiring a hall at the Beacon please email us:

[email protected]

To check dates and request your party booking hire

Open the Beacon Centre Calendar (below) to check live availability. To request a hire, click on the + sign in the box for your chosen date and Hall to open a Booking Form and fill in your details.

Week-end Party Deal

If your party is on a Saturday or Sunday and finishes by 6pm, you can choose from the drop down list for “Activity Type” and “Price Rate” – WEEK-END PARTY DEAL

If you are Hiring Jaffa Cake Hall and would like use of the soft play room (for ages 1-8 years) look for Additional (line) Items, “Line Item Group” – “General Hire” then from the Line Item drop down, choose Soft Play.

For Other Party hires, not at week ends or finishing after 6pm

Choose from the drop-down list for “Activity Type” – Designated Hire, for “Price Rate” – HALL + KITCHEN DEAL

What happens next?

Once you have submitted your requests, the slot has been reserved for you, but it will be checked by our admin team in case there might be any problems. You might receive a copy for you to check and an invitation to attend a 15 minute Security Briefing (usually on the Friday morning before your booking) to show you where everything is and how to open up and lock up the building. When you have told us that you are happy to go ahead with the hire, you will be sent an Invoice for payment within 7 days to confirm the booking.

If you have problems or queries with online booking, please email us:

[email protected]

Please state your chosen hall, dates and times, supply your name, address and phone number and we’ll be happy to help.

Responsible Hiring

We ask all hirers to leave the centre ready for the next hire. (If you find anything that is not right, please take photo and email it to us: [email protected] at start of your hire.

Plan to take home rubbish, recycling and anything else you have brought in for your party. The centre must be left clean and tidy for the next hirer, securely locked and alarmed. So please make sure you have allowed for this within your chosen hire times. We are very grateful for all of our responsible hirers!

Want to look around?

Come along and take a look at the halls during the Beacon Cafe 10.00 – 12.00 every Friday (except Bank Holidays. Everyone is welcome!