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Venue Hire

The Whitaker Museum in Rossendale has spaces available to hire during the day for breakfast meetings, presentations, product launches, private dining and corporate away days.

Flooded with natural daylight and views across the Rossendale Valley, the space is well suited to working closely with colleagues or clients, offering an inspiring space to help fuel new ideas and creative thinking.


The Whitaker Museum is traditional and a contemporary museum, but with a modern twist that has been in the life of the Rossendale Valley for over one hundred years. The Whitaker is located in the Rossendale Valley and set within the beautiful Whitaker Park

With two rooms available to hire! What was once the stable block for the original house has been redeveloped for diverse room hire creating a great unique venue. With its tall white walls, beautiful wooden floors, and high-arched windows overlooking Whitaker Park. Our second meeting room is located upstairs across from the gallery rooms. With a high-quality screen and all your away day requirements in one room. Breakaway into the museum to explore on your lunch breaks or great for a team activity.

Catering can be provided by an in-house team or an accredited supplier. From tea and coffee to freshly prepared buffets or hot meals.


Cancellation policy

The minimum cancellation charge is 30% of the estimated bill. This will increase to 70% if cancelled within 7 days of the event date and 100% if cancelled within 48 hours of the event date.

Catering and drinks

Catering to be provided by in-house team or an accredited supplier.
The Whitaker is fully licensed and can provide a wide range of drinks for your event. We do permit clients to provide their own drinks for an event however charges will be applied.
Special dietary requirements will be provided for with prior notice.


Flatscreen TV

Conference call facilities
Air conditioning

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
In-house lighting facilities


Wheelchair accessibleLifts on site

Event types

Promoted / ticketed events
Wedding licence
Community Group Meetings
Wedding licence
Conferences and Meetings
Away Days
Private Celebrations.

Rules of the space

Licensed until midnight – later license can be applied for and additional charges will apply.
Can use own florist & production companies we prior agreement.
No use of bluetac or high tac tapes within the event spaces walls or floors.
No helium balloons allowed in The Old Stables.

Please contact us to request a viewing with one of our events organisers.