If you are thinking of getting married in Dorchester then look no further. Dorchester Corn Exchange is one of Dorchester’s most historic buildings dating back to the mid nineteenth century and you can have exclusive use of the whole venue for your wedding. There are three rooms of differing sizes available for your wedding ceremony with the largest being able to comfortably accommodate up to 270 guests.
Exclusive use of the building enables you to hold your wedding ceremony and your wedding reception all under one roof. Exclusive use of the Corn Exchange includes a licensed bar with staff, a Town Hall Keeper to make sure everything is as you want it, a fully equipped kitchen for your caterers, stage lighting, Pa system, staging, tables, chairs, flower pedestals and use of the car park which holds up to thirty vehicles.
Full 360 tour, see the stunning double vaulted ceiling in the Town Hall, zoom in to check out the smallest detail or zoom out to take in a whole room.
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Suitable for intimate or grand weddings and receptions the Corn Exchange is a truly fantastic venue, steeped in history but with modern facilities you can be sure of a memorable day.
For an amazing price of £1,000 you can have exclusive use of the whole building for the whole of your wedding day – these exclusive all day packages are limited in number so early booking is advised.
The Corn Exchange is not just for weddings and receptions, it is a great venue for pretty much any occasion, birthday parties, cooking demonstrations, conferences, cinema, dance and music and more. Room hire starts at just £20 per hour.
The Corn Exchange is also the regular home to Dorchester Arts, LeRoc and Latin Jam dance classes, Bridge Club and lessons, Taekwondo classes, Country Market, Fizzy Boppers, Historic Dance classes – take a look at the events page to see what’s on.
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7pm (doors & bar 6:30pm)
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Performing with the ‘must have’ act at Literary Festivals LiTTLe MACHiNe. Drawing on three thousand years of poetry – Sappho, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Blake, Byron, Eliot, Larkin and many more – they set classic poems to music and perform them with energy, passion and humour. Music that moves the feet for words that move the soul!
Together they will be the closing event of Dorchester’s Literary Festival. For more information about the Festival, click here.
“The most brilliant music and poetry band in the world” Carol Ann Duffy
Age guidance 14+, followed by book signing.
£17.50/ £15.50 members & Concessions, Under 18’s
Events are normally duplicate pairs but on the first Monday of each month a teams event is held. See Calendar for the next few weeks programme. Visitors are welcome, but it is best to let us know beforehand if you would like to play.
Table money is £2.50 for members (including tea or coffee and biscuits) and £3.00 for visitors
Contact: Secretary: Rosemary Hodder (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01305 852205)