The Borthwick Room
The Borthwick Room is a light, airy, multi-functional space. It can be booked as one whole space and it can also be split into one, two or three sections depending on your needs. Suitable as a workshop, event, class space and also as a conference or private hire venue for birthday celebrations, children’s parties, weddings or meals.
Each section of the room can sit up to 30 people comfortably class room style, or 100 people if the whole space is used. One section of the room sits adjacent to the café and has the luxury of having access to the outdoor space to the front of the building.
Creative Space @ The Beacon
Bright, airy, with a self-contained kitchen the creative space at the Beacon is suitable for all types of art, craft, maker classes and workshops. It can also be hired if you have a large event in the Borthwick Room and need that extra space for break outs, eating or space for a cloakroom or servery.
The Meeting Room
The Meeting Room at the Beacon can seat 8 comfortably for small meetings and training sessions. Like the Borthwick Room those that hire the meeting room also benefit from our additional facilities and can access the café. Catering for all day meeting is available on request. The Meeting Room is perfect for interviewing and the use of our reception area is available.
(Funded through Greening Gorebridge) The Gorebridge Beacon is home to an upcycle/remake project which can host six/eight makers comfortably. We have a dedicated room that is available for community use (restricted hours due to project classes, please check with a member of staff). The space is bright and has lots of table space, use of sewing machines and is perfect for you to work on your own projects.
Hot Desking/Co-working Space
Our hot-desking space is located on the top floor of the Beacon allowing for a peaceful working environment, can accommodate 5 people at any one time. Use of a servery is also available for tea and coffee.
Whole Beacon Hire
The Beacon is a multi-functional building and is available for whole use hire over the weekends and specific evenings throughout the year. Use of the whole space includes the Borthwick Room, Creative Space, Café area, kitchen (if required). The Beacon can hold up to 300 people and can offer delicious catering or café openings for large events such as conferences, public consultation events, large social gatherings and county celebrations.
We provide use of the following for the success of your event, workshop or training:
- Hearing Loop
- Chilled Water
- Additional Services
- Laptop hire
- Photocopying and laminating
- Printing and scanning
- Event Marketing
- Free parking
- Safe bike storage
The Beacon Cafe serves breakfast (9.30 - 11.30), hot and cold food, cakes and delicious coffee. The cafe is open Tuesday - Saturday 9.00 - 2.00 PM (longer on days with events). Pop in and see us. Check our Facebook page for updates of what's available on each day.
Bookings and Prices
We are currently updating the website and marketing materials. If you wish a price list please do get in touch using firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 01875 816320, pop in for a copy or get us to send you one using the contact form below.