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Venue Hire

Venue Hire

If you are looking for a special venue in the heart of the city for your meeting, conference, exhibition or reception; then we can offer you something truly unique.

The Cathedral itself is used as a venue for many different concerts and events, and twice annually hosts the University of Cumbria's Graduation ceremonies.

The Prior’s Room, situated on the first floor of the Prior’s Tower, dates from about 1500. Of special interest is the magnificent ceiling of 45 hand-painted panels, dating from 1510. The room seats 16 in an imposing hollow boardroom layout.

We pride ourselves in offering a truly bespoke service, designed to suit your personal requirements. AV equipment, flip charts, microphones etc are available to hire, and we can arrange appropriate catering, whatever the occasion. If you are interested in exploring any of these venues further please contact 01228 548151, or email We are happy to show you these venues in person, so that you can fully appreciate the offering available.