The Town Hall is a popular choice for a wide range of private and commercial events such as classes, weddings, meetings, private parties and family celebrations. With well equipped kitchens on both floors, ample car parking nearby, accessibility for all and a central location, the Town Hall really does tick all the boxes!

Located in the historic market town of Calne, you’ll find our beautiful Grade II listed Franco Flemish Victorian Gothic style Town Hall and Corn Exchange. Opened in 1886, Calne Town Hall has been the centre of the town’s events and celebrations for generations; so why not make it the perfect location for your big day or special occasion?!

Spaces to Hire at Calne Town Hall

Large Hall
Maximum 150 Guests

The largest of all our function rooms, the Large Hall is located upstairs in this lovely 19th century Town Hall. Accessible via an elegant curved staircase upon entering the foyer of the building, or find an easy accessible elevator through the lower corn exchange. As you enter the hall, you’ll notice beautiful wooden panelling decorating the walls, as well as its tall bountiful ceiling. With 20 long windowpanes that let light dance into the room and highlight its beautiful wooden floor; it’s a perfect place to feel elegant and dance the night away.

The Large Hall also has its very own kitchen, the perfect place for you or your hired caterer to create beautiful food for your special occasion. The Large Hall breathes warmth and happiness, and is sure to be a beautiful setting for you and your guests.

 

Corn Exchange
Maximum 100 Guests

Located on the ground floor of the building, to the right of the main entrance you’ll find our lovely Corn Exchange, a place where in Victorian England it would have been home to the selling and trading of grain, which now opens its doors as the perfect place for small ceremonies and events.

Equipped with its very own kitchen for you or your designated caterer to create beautiful food along with the beautiful memories we can help to create. The Corn Exchange is well lit with ceiling strip lights which again highlights the beautiful individual parkay flooring. This room is perfect for smaller functions, as well as for hosting classes or small events.

 

Council Chamber
Maximum 30 Guests

If you’re looking to host a small intimate ceremonies or events, the Council Chamber provides a cosy setting which is just right for this. Situated behind the Corn Exchange, you will find the Council Chamber, with its charming fireplace and striking oak wood tables. The Council Chamber is a firm favourite for those wanting to celebrate in a more personal way.

Download Booking Forms, Conditions and Policies of Hire below

How to Book

Contact the team at Calne Visitor & Information Centre to make an enquiry and discuss your requirements.

Phone: 01249 814000

Email: calne@calne.gov.uk

History of Calne Town Hall

 

Opened in 1886, Calne Town Hall has been the centre of the town’s events and celebrations for generations. Learn more about this historic building with the guide to the right.

Calne Town Hall was opened in 1886 on the site of the old town mill. The previous Town Hall was located on Market Hill and demolished in 1882.

Bath architect Bryan Oliver won a competition in 1883 to design the Town Hall, with construction funded through public contributions of £6505. Grade II listed, the building is of Franco-Flemish Victorian Gothic style.

Calne Town Hall once housed the town’s fire, ambulance and police stations. The fire service was based in the Town Hall from 1888 to 1966.

The Town Hall is a landmark within Calne Heritage Quarter: an area celebrated for its historic character and charm.