Aldenham School, Founded 1597

Venues & Capacities

Dining Hall

Built in 1887, the Dining Hall holds a huge amount of history. The wooden eaves combined with the traditional wood panelling around the room create a warm and impressive feel for your event. Around the room are portraits of former Headmasters and an impressive portrait of the founder, Richard Platt hangs proudly below the stained glass window at the end of the hall. Capacity for the Dining Hall is 120 for a seated meal. It is licensed for 120 people.

Capacity 120

The Masters Dining Room

Situated in the oldest part of the school built in 1826, with recently repainted wood panelling, high ceiling and wooden floor, the Masters Dining Room creates a smaller, more intimate feel for your event. It has a capacity of 60 for a seated meal and works well used in conjunction with the Dining Hall. Ideal for charity dinners, milestone celebrations and private dinners.

Capacity 60

The Library

The Library, built as a Memorial for pupils who lost their lives in the First World War, was completed and opened in 1924. The impressive balcony surrounding the upper level and the large wooden pillars create an impressive environment for functions or film/photo shoots.  It is an ideal venue for drinks receptions or social gatherings. The large sash windows overlook the playing fields.

Capacity 120

The Wells Centre

Following the traditional lines of the adjoining buildings, yet displaying its own modern attributes, the Wells Centre was completed in 2013. Ideal for private dinners and drinks receptions. The glass frontage allows a fantastic view across the playing fields that disappear into the distance. Downstairs has its own bar serving area.

Capacity 60

Apthorp Room

The Apthorp Room, with its oak beams creates a wonderful atmosphere for any event. Equipped with a projector, screen + mobile HD interactive screen as needed, it is an ideal room for meetings/training/conferencing with its own break out/refreshments area. This area, like all others, has access to WiFi for conferencing and can be fitted with hybrid conferincing and smart capture camera. This area is fully air conditioned.

Capacity 60

Music Recital Room

The Recital Room is situated in the eves of the Old School Chapel, built in 1938 and presents a lot of character. Ideal for visiting choirs and music groups who need some rehearsal space. Equipped with a Grand Piano and ample chairs, this area can also be used for performances and connects to an atrium overlooking the playing fields in which reception or interval drinks can be served.

Capacity 90


Capacity 140


Marquee Venue

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Aldenham Foundation