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Light, airy versatile hall space with good facilities

Hobnob Hall

A versatile space for community groups, parties, conferences, and presentations, with projection facilities, adjoining kitchen, and break out rooms and comfortable seating areas.


A comfortable, adaptable and spacious hall

Introducing Hobnob Hall, a versatile and roomy space, boasting 360 m² of space, this hall is designed to accommodate a variety of events.
The hall’s ambience is enhanced by a wall of windows, flooding the space with natural light and offering views out to the garden area.
The automatic blinds provide control over the lighting, ensuring a comfortable environment for any occasion.
A seating area with comfortable sofas complements the hard floor, making it ideal for both dancing and dining. This light and airy space is further enhanced by its level access out to the garden through French windows.
    £17.50/ hr

    (£15.75/hr for 6 or more bookings)

    • Great for community groups
    • Flexible space for conferences, recreation, or social occasions
    • Indoor sports facilities available
    • Comfortable seating
    • Bright and cheerful versatile space
    £23.00/ hr

    (£20.70/hr for 6 or more bookings)

    • Flexible space for conferences, recreation, or social occasions
    • Fully equipped kitchen with two ovens
    • Perfect for events requiring catering or refreshments
    • Convenient serving hatch connected to main hall
    £31.00/ hr

    (£27.90/hr for 6 or more bookings)

    • Deal price includes, Hobnob Hall, Hobnob Kitchen, Custard Cream Room, Malted Milk Room
    • Perfect for corporate or social events requiring catering facilities and break-out space

    Excellent Flexible Facilities

    Hobnob Hall connects onto Hobnob Kitchen – a well equipped kitchen connected via a convenient serving hatch, allowing for easy catering and seamless service during events.

    For added convenience, the adjoining Custard Cream room and Jammy Dodger Suite can hired with Hobnob Hall, offering flexibility for larger events or breakout sessions.

    Just off the hall are accessible toilets with baby changing facilities, as well as separate male and female toilets.


    Hobnob Hall Kitchen


    Hobnob Hall Kitchen


    Hobnob Hall Kitchen


    Hobnob Hall Digital Projector


    Hobnob Hall PA Speakers


    Hobnob Hall Projector Screen


    Custard Cream Room


    Chocolate Digestive Room


    Jammy Dodger Room


    Pool Tables


    Ping-pong tables

    Versatile space for recreation

    Indoor recreational facilities such as pool and table tennis can be seamlessly integrated into the room hire, providing additional entertainment options for guests.
    Whether it’s a corporate conference, a lively birthday party, or a community gathering, Hobnob Hall offers the perfect setting for a wide range of events.

    Booking Rooms at Beacon

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    Click the “book a room” button below to check availability and pricing and book.

    The rates we advertise on our website are for charity and community use. For other use or commercial rates, please email with details of your organisation and proposed use of the space.

    Discounts for Series Bookings – a 10% reduction can be applied when a series of 6 or more, same room, same day, same times is booked at regular weekly or monthly intervals.

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    Terms & Conditions

    Click the button below to view our room hire terms and conditions.

    Hire Terms & Conditions


    Cancellations are allowed up to 14 days before the event with no charge.

    If 14 days of notice, or less is given, the full fee is charged.

    Where there are unavoidable cancellations by the Beacon or due to government restrictions, fees will be refunded in full.


    Our preferred payment method is via BACS bank transfer, however we also accept payments cash or cheque.  Full payment details will be provided on your invoice.

    The Beacon Community Centre, Exeter

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