We are located in Collingwood Road in the centre of Witham. Click here to find us on Google maps.
The Public Hall is available for hire for all sorts of events, from private parties to plays, from dances to business meetings. There are three main spaces available;
The Main Hall (18m x 11m + balcony), which has a foyer, stage, dressing rooms, bar area and kitchen.
Meeting Room 1 (6m x 4.3m).
Meeting Room 2 (9m x 4.5m).
Both meeting rooms have access to toilet facilities and have tables and chairs. In addition Meeting Room 2 has a wall-mounted screen for use with overhead or computer projectors and a flip chart.
Direct access from the Meeting Rooms to the back stage areas of the Main Hall make them suitable for use as dressing rooms for larger shows.
The main hall can seat up to 270 depending on the layout and can be set up for theatrical presentations, dinners, dances, meetings or pretty much anything you want. The excellent dance floor receives praise from everyone who uses it, while the well-equipped stage is approx. 9m x 6m.
The kitchen has two gas cookers and a warming oven, as well as fridges, coolers, a dish-washer and large stainless steel preparation surfaces. We can also arrange bar and catering services if required.
The stage is equipped with a selection of single and double tracks for tabs or cloths. Combined show relay and paging system to dressing rooms, bar and front of house. In-house telephone system connecting backstage, dressing rooms, foyer, lighting and sound area and kitchen/bar. Comprehensive selection of stage lighting available, including 500W/1kW profile, fresnel and PC spotlights, 500W floodlights and 2kW follow spots. Zero88 Orb XF lighting desk. 54 circuits patchable through 30 dimmer channels. 6 pre-wired lighting bars (3 on-stage, 1 foh transverse, 2 foh side bars).
Stereo sound system comprising 2 x Electro Voice stereo amplifiers, 2 x fixed foh speakers (Electro Voice ZX5), 2 x foldback/sound reinforcement speakers (Electro Voice ZX1), Allen & Heath Zed 22FX mixer, Soundcraft Notepad124 mixer, Shure SM58 microphones (leaded and radio).
Some equipment is subject to additional hire charge
We offer competitive rates by the hour or by the day for longer hires (conditions apply), with special reduced rates for local not-for-profit organisations and charities. For prices and availability, or to book your event, please Email: Info@WithamPublicHall.co.uk or call 0345 017 8717 (local rate).