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Welcome to the Teesdale Business Awards 2017!

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018
Time:  7pm ceremony, 6.30pm doors open, 6.00pm bar/café
Price: £10.00 (early bird), £12.00

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Your Party

Hire our Music Hall for a children’s birthday party film screening, get footloose on our sprung dance floor at an evening reception and disco, or hire the elegant Witham Room for a tasteful drinks reception or afternoon tea buffet.

Make the most of The Witham’s fully licensed bar and get ready to enjoy yourself whatever the occasion. Catering at The Witham can be supplied to all rooms in the venue by The Dispensary, who also run a café bar serving a variety of food and drink throughout the day.

Recommended party/reception venues: Music HallWitham Room.


Your Performance

Give your band, dance school or performing arts club their moment in the spot light with one of our performance packages. Make full use of our restored Music Hall theatre and its flexible seating and staging configurations to present a show to remember.

To discuss your performance in more detail, please contact:

Email: info@thewitham.org.uk

 

Tel: 01833 631107 

Reminisce with family and friends at the Witham – the Arts Centre in the heart of Barnard Castle which has won architectural awards for its stunning combination of heritage and contemporary.

The Witham Room is a calm and beautiful room flooded with light from windows overlooking the cobbled main street of the town and the countryside beyond.

Our staff’s Witham Welcome will ensure your privacy and comfort on this important day. Your guests can also benefit from public parking at the front and rear of the building (parking restrictions apply) and disabled access to all rooms.

 

Your guests (up to 50 people) can be seated around circular tables and served tea and coffee, lunch, or afternoon tea – all handmade on the premises using locally sourced ingredients. Our licence enables you to raise a glass in memory of good times.

For booking inquiries, please email info@thewitham.org.uk

We offer a beautiful alternative to churches and hotels for this special occasion.

The Witham is an arts centre in Barnard Castle with two national awards for an architecture which combines heritage and contemporary. Within strolling distance are riverside walks, the castle (an English heritage site), the Bowes museum, blue plaque trails, and many independent shops. Surrounded by the fabulous countryside of the Durham and North Yorkshire moors this is a stunning area for your guests to stay.

The Witham is renowned as a venue for contemporary folk, classical, film and theatre. Our food is prepared on site using only the best locally sourced ingredients.

We are able to cater for ceremonies, afternoon and evening receptions as well as theatrical themed weddings. 

Make your vows in the presence of family and friends in the Witham Room - an upstairs room flooded with light from windows over looking the cobbled high street with views of the countryside beyond. To seal your happy occasion, we can provide your guests with Prosecco and canapes or afternoon tea. For your celebration, mobile caterers can set up in the courtyard or bar and the band or disco of your choice can help you to dance the night away in the characterful Victorian Music Hall.

For booking inquiries and more information please email info@thewitham.org.uk 

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County Room

Located on the first floor, The County Room is a light and modern room that provides a perfect working space for meetings, strategic planning sessions, training days and presentations.

This intimate space seats up to 20 people in a variety of configurations. It comes fully equipped with built-in projection facilities and multiple power and data points.

The space is equally suitable for art and craft workshops, with a sink at the back of the room to make any cleaning up easy. 

The Witham is pleased to offer discounted rates where possible to small charities and not-for-profit organisations and groups. Please enquire for details, contact: info@thewitham.org.uk or call 01833 631107.

The Witham Room

Located on the first floor of the Grade II listed Witham Testimonial building,the Witham Room is beautifully appointed boasting high ceilings and large windows overlooking the centre of Barnard Castle high street.

This versatile space can be adapted to a variety of seating and standing configurations; from 50 people seated theatre style for meetings or training days to 60 people standing for a network event or buffet lunch.

The room offers lots of natural light along with hard wood flooring, multiple power and data points, a projection screen and blackout blinds.

The Witham Room is accessible to wheelchair users with assistance.

The Witham is pleased to offer discounted rates where possible to small charities and not-for-profit organisations and groups. Please enquire for details, contact: info@thewitham.org.uk or call 01833 631107.

The Music Hall

This flexible, multipurpose auditorium is an ideal space for a variety of uses and can accommodate up to 250 people seated theatre style or 260 standing.

The Dispensary, our onsite café bar, is located next to The Music Hall and is a great space for refreshment breaks or a conference break-out area.

With the retractable seating neatly folded away, the Music Hall is ideal for a wide range of uses from performances and conferences to exhibitions and craft fairs.

Equipped with a full theatrical lighting rig, PA system and Dolby 5.1 cinema surround sound; it can be hired for a wide range of events including conferences, performances, film screenings and award ceremonies.

View the Music Hall’s technical specification.

The Witham is pleased to offer discounted rates where possible to small charities and not-for-profit organisations and groups. Please enquire for details, contact: info@thewitham.org.uk or call 01833 631107

 

 

Located in the heart of Barnard Castle, The Witham has everything you need to host the perfect meeting, event, party or performance.

From a dedicated meeting room to a 250 capacity entertainment space, The Witham has rooms available to hire for a range of activities including meetings, conferences and exhibitions, private cinema screenings or evening receptions.

Following an extensive building restoration and conservation programme, The Witham won the best building conservation project in the RICS North East Renaissance Award and the North East Royal Town Planning Institute award for best heritage project.


The Witham Conferences, Meetings & Events leafletYour Business

The Witham’s high quality facilities are suitable for meetings and events for small groups to a limit of 250 delegates.

Whether you’re looking to hold a mid-scale conference or exhibition or a small meeting or training day, we have three versatile and modern spaces to suit your business needs.

 

For more information on the spaces available, please visit our individual room pages or click on the left hand image to access the full brochure.

 

If you would like more information, a tour of our facilities or to view technical specifications, please contact:

Email: business@thewitham.org.uk

Tel: 01833 631107

 

Box Office Facilities

As well as our welcoming building, high-tech facilities and helpful staff and volunteers, we also operate an efficient box office system allowing us to easily sell tickets online, on the phone and in person and provide advanced reporting on sales.

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