The Guildhall in six sentences

The first written mention of the Guildhall was in 1279.

You can hire our beautiful rooms & gardens for your own special event.

The Guildhall has had many identities – court, library, wedding venue, armoury!


The Guildhall meets all current Covid-19 guidelines for venues and attractions.

You can explore the Guildhall’s rich history with private ‘bubble tours’.

The Guildhall houses Britain’s only surviving WW2 Royal Observer Corps Operations Room.


To find out more about the Guildhall – from hiring our spaces to exploring our history – please get in touch with us using the button below or call us on 01284 247037.