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Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Perfectly located venues for business conferences, weddings and events.


Medway Adult Education 

If you’re looking for a venue for a conference, event or training session Medway Adult Education (MAE) has a wide range of facilities available at Rochester and Gillingham including:

  • Conference suites
  • Function rooms
  • Art and photography studios
  • Specialist classrooms
  • Fully equipped IT suites.

Facilities are available to hire for business conferences, training or bespoke parties. Various room sizes can accommodate from 16 to 60 people seated, or 100 people standing.


Guildhall Museum

The Rochester Guildhall was built in 1687 and is one of the finest 17th-century civic buildings in Kent. Its staircase and main hall have magnificent plaster ceilings, given in 1695 by Admiral Sir Cloudsley Shovell, who was the Member of Parliament for the city of Rochester at the time.

Conveniently located in the centre of Rochester, the charm and historical atmosphere of the Guildhall provides a memorable setting for your wedding, baby naming ceremony, renewal of vows or civil partnership.

If you are looking to get married at the Guildhall Museum, details, fees and booking ceremonies can be made through Medway Register Office.

For other uses such as meetings and lectures, the Main Court Hall can seat up to 75 at £68.20 per hour. 

Similarly, we have a smaller Members Room which can accommodate seating for 35 at £40 per hour

Please take a look at our access statement before booking.

For more details and for making a booking, please contact 01634 332680 or email guildhall.museum@medway.gov.uk.

guildhall museum


Eastgate House

This grade I listed 16th and 17th century town house is one of the most impressive and distinctive buildings in Rochester’s historic High Street. It also has many fascinating stories to tell. The whole of Eastgate House can be hired, as well as smaller rooms.

The Activity Room is available for hire from Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm at £20 per hour, or Monday to Tuesday 10am to 4pm at £30 per hour.

The whole house can also be hired on Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am to 5pm at £50 per hour, or from 5pm to 9pm at £100 per hour. 

Rates for timings outside of these hours will be quoted upon application. Please contact 01634 336649 for more details.



The Brook Theatre

Formerly Chatham Town Hall, stunning Victorian architecture provides an unforgettable backdrop for this creative factory in the heart of Medway.

Housing four professional creative companies as well as Medway Council’s Arts team, The Brook Theatre is a buzzing hub for new and existing talent in all areas of the Arts.

The Brook Theatre hosts rehearsal space, dance studios as well as meeting and conference rooms for various sized groups.

Call 01634 338338 for more details.

brook theatre


Innovation Studios

Customised shipping containers have been used to create new office and storage space at Watermill Wharf. The development - just a three minute walk from Strood Station - offers small and medium sized companies sustainable, robust and affordable premises. The new site is part of our ambitious 20-year programme to regenerate Medway as a whole and become a hub for entrepreneurs. 

All of the business units have been snapped up, some storage units are still available. 

Visit: innovationcentremedway.co.uk/boxclever