Elizabeth College possesses a wide range of excellent facilities, which are available for hire outside teaching hours and during school holidays (including half term). The Upper School, Junior School and the College sports fields offer a variety of venues with nearby parking. In–house catering may also be provided for drinks receptions, lunches and dinners in most of the venues listed. Prices are competitive and a reduced price may be considered for charities.
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College Hall is the College’s premier heritage venue at the heart of the College main building and has hosted a number of prestigious lunch and dinner events over recent years. Consisting of a hall area and stage connecting to a large foyer (often used as a drinks reception area), it can seat up to 140 theatre style and up to 120 at circular dining tables. Use of furniture is included in the hire cost. Hire fees depend on usage.
The FG Manchester Refectory is a state-of-the-art dining hall and kitchen with seating for up to 108 guests. Situated on the top floor of the College’s Colborne building, it provides an ideal, light-filled venue for lunches and dinners and commands breath-taking views across to Herm and Sark. This facility can be used in association with either the Performing Arts Studio or The Gate House Gallery as a drinks reception area. In addition to dining it has been used for quiz nights and drinks parties.
Acorn House Hall and Beechwood Hall
These venues are often used for activity classes and music/drama rehearsals. They can accommodate up to 60 people. Parking is available at both venues.
The Gate House Gallery, located next to the College’s main entrance, provides a smaller venue for drinks receptions. Consisting of three adjoining rooms, the space has been converted into an art gallery and can accommodate up to 40 people standing. The Gallery is frequently used as a reception venue before events in St James or other facilities at the College.
Performing Arts Studio
is a multi-purpose ground floor venue consisting of two large rooms which can be combined to create a large studio space suitable for music/drama rehearsals and performances, talks or drinks receptions. Availability is limited during term time.
Le Marchant Room
This stunning room with its tall vaulted ceiling is at the very top of the College main building and occupies the central turret. It can accommodate up to 50 people standing for a drinks reception, 30 people theatre style or up to 14 people seated for meetings, lunch or dinner.
There are classrooms of various shapes and sizes in both the Upper and Junior School which are available for hire in the evenings and during holidays.Please enquire with your specific requirements or for further information.
The College Field and Memorial Field provide football pitches (September—March) and cricket pitches (April—August) or a grass pitch for any other suitable sporting activities. College Field provides an extremely attractive and picturesque location which can also be used for social events such as weddings, parties etc.
Each field has its own pavilion with changing facilities, a small kitchen, showers and social area. Parking is available at each venue.
Elizabeth College Sports Hall is a large, multi-purpose indoor venue which can be used for a variety of indoor sports such as 5-a-side football, cricket nets, basketball and netball. It is a very popular venue, which has limited capacity during the week but is generally available during half-terms and school holidays.
The Beechwood Sports Hall (150 square metres) is suitable for a variety of sports and fitness activities and for children’s parties. It has an adjacent small all-weather pitch for outside activities.