Parties & Celebrations

Hiring the Whitaker for your next family gathering, party or celebration is the perfect choice if you are looking for a unique venue that is sure to wow all who attend. Not only can you enjoy panoramic views of the Rossendale Valley and its luscious green hills, but the museum and all its wondrous exhibits create an amazing backdrop you won't find in other venues.

With hire prices starting from as little as £50 depending on your party style and size, we can tailor to most needs, ensuring that your event is bespoke and as you wish. Our events and catering teams are on hand to discuss any specific catering requirements that you may have, with hot and cold packages available. 

The most requested events we host are:

  • Weddings

  • Funerals

  • Birthdays (all ages)

  • Christenings

  • Funerals

  • Baby Showers

The amenities we offer are:

  • Independent Tea & Coffee making facililties for private conferences

  • Catering; Hot & Cold Buffet, BBQ or Formal Dining are all options we can discuss

  • Full Licensed bar with 12am license

  • Waiting Staff

  • Cakes

  • On site parking

  • Disabled access and Toilet facilities

  • Multi Room Set ups

  • Music System

We can assist with:


  • DJ Hire

  • Entertainment hire

  • Flowers

  • Travel Reservations

  • Hotel Bookings