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CONTENTS                                  Five unforgettable experiences                                  Woolley Hall – T...
FIVE UNFORGETTABLE          EXPERIENCES           All the information you require for hiring one of Wakefield’s prestigious...
Fairy tales start here                                                   WOOLLEY HALL                                     ...
INFORMATION & SERVICES                                                            Venue                                   ...
PONTEFRACT                                  18th Century Jewel TOWN HALL                                           This 18...
INFORMATION & SERVICES                                  Venue                                         Conference Space    ...
C A S T L E FOR D                                         CIVIC CENTRE               Bringing joy and laughter to everyone...
INFORMATION & SERVICES                                  Venue                                           Conference Space  ...
The secret for success                                   WAKEFIELD                                       TOWN HALL        ...
INFORMATION & SERVICES                                   Venue                                      Conference Space      ...
OSSET T                                   T OW N H A L L                                                                  ...
INFORMATION & SERVICES                                   Venue                                         Conference Space   ...
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All the information you require for hiring one of Wakefi eld’s prestigious venues is right here. Whether you have a wedding, conference, banquet or business meeting to plan, these unique and special locations will make your occasion a memorable one. Wakefi eld Council has a young and vibrant Events and Functions Team, who host a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Events and Hospitality Industry.

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  1. 1. VENUE HIRE99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 1 6/7/11 11:08:52
  2. 2. CONTENTS Five unforgettable experiences Woolley Hall – The Fairy tale starts here Pontefract Town Hall – 18th Century Jewel Castleford Civic Centre – Bringing joy and laughter to everyone Wakefield Town Hall – The secret for success Ossett Town Hall – Let the music take you99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 2 6/7/11 11:08:53
  3. 3. FIVE UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES All the information you require for hiring one of Wakefield’s prestigious venues is right here. Whether you have a wedding, conference, banquet or business meeting to plan, these unique and special locations will make your occasion a memorable one. Wakefield Council has a young and vibrant Events and Functions Team, who host a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Events and Hospitality Industry. Special events and successful entertaining require extraordinary venues. “History on a Plate” best describes the ethos of entertaining in these exclusive Whatever the motivation, the occasion must be memorable. Wakefield Council venues. Whether the requirements are “big and bold” or “small and beautiful” offers a stunning collection of venues for all types of events and entertaining all there is a venue from our prestigious collection to suit. Old Court Rooms, Council of which ensure an unforgettable experience. Chambers and iconic objects illustrating the history of Wakefield and its people combine to provide a wealth of space for events large and small. The ethos of the Events and Functions Team is one of partnership, we recognise that the most successful events are those with inspired creativity combined with We hope that each of these venues can be valued and shared by people who live dedicated organisation. The Team will liaise with you throughout the planning stages in the Wakefield District but also by visitors and tourists. Wherever you come from, of your event and direct the event itself to ensure seamless management throughout. we can promise you a memorable experience with wonderful hospitality and personalised customer service. We look forward to welcoming you to our venues and making your event special in every way possible.99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 3 6/7/11 11:08:53
  4. 4. Fairy tales start here WOOLLEY HALL Conference & Events Centre Imagine the scene - you arrive in The official ceremony takes place in our impressive music room where a grand piano plays as you behold the style up the grand driveway of this outstanding views over the countryside. 17th century stately home. After the ceremony, retreat to the newly refurbished bridal suite or socialise in the romantic Italian gardens, the ideal Marvelling at the breathtaking backdrop for wedding photographs. The Library and beauty of your surroundings and Boardroom, hung with beautiful portraits, creates the ambience for a wedding breakfast with guests. greeted through the grand entrance It’s a memorable occasion set in a romantic and enchanting to this elegant manor house. setting. To ensure that your wedding runs smoothly you can trust our Wedding Co-ordinator to offer a friendly, personal, professional service. Whatever your dream wedding, the fairy tale starts here. “The personal touch given made a big difference to our day” Create memories that last a lifetime For more information on this venue please contact our “We absolutely adore Woolley Hall and yet it Events and Functions Team on 01924 305830 still managed to surpass our expectations” or email eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 4 6/7/11 11:08:53
  5. 5. INFORMATION & SERVICES Venue Conference Space Woolley Hall Conference & Events Centre Wentworth Hall Conference Suite Address Library Woolley Hall Conference & Events Centre, Music Room New Road, Woolley, Wakefield, Fairfax Room West Yorkshire WF4 2JR Magnolia Room Boardroom Contact Wallflower Events and Functions Team Strafford 01924 305830 Chevot eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk Saxton Capacity AV Equipment available 150 People Screen Location PowerPoint Projector Woolley Hall is situated in a small rural DVD / TV village, which is easily accessible from Microphones the M1 and M62 motorways and less Hearing Loop than seven miles from Wakefield City Catering Centre. It is also a short drive from In-house locally sourced catering service. Barnsley Town and Leeds City Centre. Licensed Bar Licensed Wedding Venue Restaurant Woolley Dining Room Disabled Parking Four spaces Parking Free on-site parking Map need list of offers and icons99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 5 6/7/11 11:08:53
  6. 6. PONTEFRACT 18th Century Jewel TOWN HALL This 18th Century Town Hall is the perfect The original Magistrates Court is steeped in 18th century history and still houses its Victorian location for old fashion theatre and live magistrates bench and the original plaster cast frieze entertainment. In the 1800s, when the used for Nelson’s column, which bring to life the Town Hall was in its hay day theatre was character and charm of this extraordinary room. a business, a living business. Making this the perfect backdrop to any television drama or period film. The breathtaking auditorium still displays The grand sweeping staircase creates a spectacular this passion and houses it’s original features entrance to the stunning Assembly Hall with its original of the bygone days of delightful evenings with decorative and architectural features. It provides an great actors and great plays under the subdued unforgettable setting for theatre, drama, functions and banquets. This is truly the place to be for the ultimate lighting of oil lamps. The Town Hall’s character social experience. and charm bring together a variety of different acts which make it the ideal setting for Create memories that last a lifetime comedy, theatre, music and large events. For more information on this venue please contact our Events and Functions Team on 01924 305830 or email eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 6 6/7/11 11:08:53
  7. 7. INFORMATION & SERVICES Venue Conference Space Pontefract Town Hall Assembly Hall 19m x 12m Nelson Suite 14m x 8m Address De Lacy Room 3.5m x 3m Pontefract Town Hall, Bridge Street, Pontefract, Assembly Hall Balcony West Yorkshire WF8 1PG Capacity 24 Contact Stage Events and Functions Team 12m x 9m 01924 305830 Dressing Rooms eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk Four dressing rooms Capacity AV Equipment available 252 people seated. 450 people standing. Screen PowerPoint Projector Location Microphones Pontefract Town Hall is located off Sound and Light System Junction 32 of the M62. Follow signs for Hearing Loop Pontefract Town Centre. It is less than half a miles walk away from the local train Catering and bus station connecting it to major In house catering services available nearby cities. Licensed Bar Licensed Wedding Venue Fully Accessible Venue Wheelchair accessible and hearing loop system. Disabled Parking There are three disabled spaces directly outside the Town Hall Parking There are a number of pay and display car parks located near the Town Hall99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 7 6/7/11 11:08:54
  8. 8. C A S T L E FOR D CIVIC CENTRE Bringing joy and laughter to everyone Imagine entering the glittering world of The grand foyer starts your journey into the breathtaking world of entertainment, joy and laughter. This 70’s retro style Centre has at its ballroom and theatre. Shimmering heart a spectacular and highly flexible atmospheric auditorium with sequins, glamorous dress and the a superb dance floor, which creates an impressive setting for dance, elegance and refinement of a traditional drama, comedy and music productions. style ballroom; these are the perfect The admirable Legioleum Room, named after the original Roman ingredients for a memorable event term for Castleford, is suitable for private celebrations and dinner or special occasion. parties. Castleford Civic Centre is an ideal multipurpose venue to bring joy to the lives of people you really want to impress. Create memories that last a lifetime For more information on this venue please contact our Events and Functions Team on 01924 305830 or email eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 8 6/7/11 11:08:57
  9. 9. INFORMATION & SERVICES Venue Conference Space Castleford Civic Centre Assembly Hall 22m x 22m Legioleum Room 16m x 11m Address Castleford Civic Centre, Assembly Hall Balcony Ferrybridge Road, Capacity 73 Castleford, West Yorkshire Stage WF10 4JH 11m x 7m Contact Dressing Rooms Events and Functions Team Four dressing rooms 01924 305830 AV Equipment available eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk Screen Capacity PowerPoint Projector 570 people seated. 700 people standing. DVD / TV Microphones Location Sound and Light System The Civic Centre is ideally situated just off Hearing Loop the main shopping area of Castleford and close to the M62 and M1 Motorways. It is Catering also just half a mile from Castleford Train In house catering services available Station providing frequent services to Licensed Bar local major cities. Fully Accessible Venue Wheelchair accessible and hearing loop system. Disabled Parking Two spaces Parking Free parking opposite the Centre99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 9 6/7/11 11:08:58
  10. 10. The secret for success WAKEFIELD TOWN HALL Ensure that everyone who attends This regal and prestigious setting offers a range of versatile conference and meeting space. Its blend of historic your conference, seminar, training atmosphere and modern day presentation technology or business meeting spends the time lends itself as the ideal venue for business. Very few in comfort in this impressive venue. city centre venues offer the same potential for events that In the heart of the city, near key will guarantee to impress your clients. transport hubs, this location The traditional Victorian wood panelling and chandelier lighting is perfect for business and is in all of the main state rooms bring a touch of elegance and easily accessible for those glamour to any event. The Old Court Room provides the attending your event. perfect setting for training sessions and corporate away days, while the Old Council Chamber is ideal for large scale conferences, exhibitions and corporate dinner parties. The Chimes Cafe Bar and Restaurant provides high quality catering and a relaxed dining experience with a panoramic view over the city of Wakefield. Create memories that last a lifetime For more information on this venue please contact our Events and Functions Team on 01924 305830 or email eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 10 6/7/11 11:09:00
  11. 11. INFORMATION & SERVICES Venue Conference Space Wakefield Town Hall Kingswood Suite 15m x 10m Old Restaurant 16m x 7m Address Lofthouse Suite 9.5m x 5m Wakefield Town Hall, Old Court Room 9m x 7m Wood Street, Wakefield, Chimes Bar & Restaurant 11m x 6.7m West Yorkshire WF1 2HQ Four small meeting rooms Contact AV Equipment available Events and Functions Team Screen 01924 305830 PowerPoint Projector eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk DVD / TV Microphones Capacity PA System 220 people seated. 300 people standing. Hearing Loop Location Catering The Town Hall also benefits from having In house catering services available. excellent transport links being close to the M1 and M62 and just a short walk Licensed Bar from Westgate Train Station and the bus station. Licensed Wedding Venue Restaurant The Chimes Cafe Bar and Restaurant. Fully Accessible Venue Wheelchair accessible and hearing loop system. Disabled Parking Two spaces Parking Pay and display car parks located near by.99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 11 6/7/11 11:09:01
  12. 12. OSSET T T OW N H A L L Let the music take you The Old Court House offers an With its imposing architecture, redolent of the ornate French Renaissance period, Ossett Town Hall offers an inspired atmosphere of intimacy, warmth choice as a venue for entertainment and corporate events. and timeless understated grandeur The breathtaking auditorium is a wonderful flexible space which – the perfect location for a business provides excellent acoustics making it the perfect venue for seminar or private function. live music performances, theatre productions and a variety of concerts. As a special feature this venue houses one of the remaining full sized theatre organs in the country offering unique sounds and classical interpretation of the arts. Create memories that last a lifetime For more information on this venue please contact our Events and Functions team on 01924 305830 or email eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 12 6/7/11 11:09:03
  13. 13. INFORMATION & SERVICES Venue Conference Space Ossett Town Hall Assembly Hall 21m x 13m Old Court House 10m x 6m Address Ossett Town Hall, Assembly Hall Balcony Market Place, Ossett, Capacity 106 front balcony West Yorkshire WF5 8BE and 150 back balcony Contact Stage Events and Functions Team 8m x 6m 01924 305830 eventsandfunctions@wakefield.gov.uk Dressing Rooms Two dressing rooms Capacity 529 people seated. 546 people standing. AV Equipment available Screen Location PowerPoint Projector Ossett Town Hall is situated off junction DVD / TV 40 of the M1, follow signs for Ossett Microphones Town Centre and the Town Hall is located Hearing Loop in the Market Place. It is only four miles from Wakefield City Centre and train Catering station and there is a frequent bus service In house catering services available. running between the two, taking around Licensed Bar twenty minutes. Licensed Wedding Venue Fully Accessible Venue Wheelchair accessible and hearing loop system. Parking Pay and display car parks located near by.99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 13 6/7/11 11:09:05
  14. 14. We create memories that last a lifetime99846 Wakefield brochure.indd 14 6/7/11 11:09:07

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