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The Concert Hall

The Concert Hall viewed from the stage

The Concert Hall viewed from the stage

The Concert Hall is ideal for large-scale events, conferences, seminars, exhibitions and dinners. Ornate Victorian decor and the inspiring Father Willis organ make a dramatic impression.

The Concert Hall has excellent acoustics and technical facilities. We offer world-class in-house professional technical management.

We can accommodate a maximum of 780 theatre style and 240 dining in various banqueting themes. With the addition of the Concert Hall, Reading Museum & Town Hall can host larger events by using other rooms for breakout sessions, smaller meetings or refreshment areas.

Room information
  • Area 351 square metres (3173 sq ft)
  • Ceiling height 15.1 metres
  • Access door 3.020 x 1.640 metres

The Concert Hall laid out for a presentationDecorative moulding in the Concert HallThe Concert Hall viewed from the balcony

  • Theatre style (including balcony) 780
  • Theatre style (flat floor) 600
  • Banqueting 240

Call 0118 937 3400 or email us.

Chairs in the Concert HallThe Concert Hall viewed from the doorOrgan stops on the Father Willis OrganChairs in the Concert Hall

Date updated: 11 Mar 2014

Related Content:

The Father Willis organ in the Concert Hall

The Father Willis organ is the centrepiece of the Town Hall’s beautifully restored Concert Hall. It was originally built for the Small Town Hall, now known as the Victoria Hall. It is significant as the most unaltered example of a Father Willis concert organ to survive in this country. The acoustics of the Concert Hall are regarded as the perfect complement to the organ.

Date published: 10 Sep 2010

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