The Library


Formally an established & popular library

Our smallest room, the Library, measures 8.4 x 4.1 metres, and will accommodate 20 people seated in rows. Ideally suited for meetings. Situated next door to the Main kitchen, a popular room in which to serve refreshments when holding larger functions.

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    The Library At A Glance

    • 8.4 x 4.1 metres
    • Accommodates 20 people seated in rows
    • Ideal for meetings & serving refreshmenets in for larger functions
    • Next door to the Main kitchen
    • Call us on 01444 483266 to discuss your requirements
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    King Edward Hall

    Update December 2021

    COVID-19 Guidance

    England has moved to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. As such it is now compulsory for users of King Edward Hall to wear face coverings. 

    Anyone engaged in activities which would normally take place in one of the exempt settings: eating, drinking, exercising, or dancing, is exempt from wearing a face covering, but must wear one at all other times e.g. when entering the Hall; using the kitchen/toilets; at an event where refreshments are served but they are not eating/drinking.

    Community events and activities and private hires are being permitted with risks being managed by hirers e.g., through ventilation, encouraging social distancing, wearing of face coverings, hand washing and use of sanitiser.  More frequent cleaning of regularly touched surfaces is also being encouraged.

    The Hall continues to operate under special COVID conditions of hire with the following reduced room capacity:

    Newcombe hall:  100 seated in rows, 67 around tables

    Jubilee room:       40 seated in rows, 33 around tables

    Old Library:           20 in rows

    Copies of the special COVID-19 conditions of hire and the Hall’s COVID-19 risk assessment are available to view here:

    Management Committee
    King Edward Hall