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Town Hall & Corn Exchange venue hire

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Whether for a private function, corporate event, business meeting or networking over coffee and cake, the Town Hall and Corn Exchange can provide for all your needs in a historic setting.

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The Town Hall and Corn Exchange have a variety of rooms available for hire including; the Grand Hall, Council Chamber, conference rooms and two cinemas. Rooms are available to hire seven days a week. Rooms can cater for the smallest of groups (from six people) up to our largest capacity of 1076, with flexible layouts.

Pickwick Room

Located overlooking Princes Street, the Pickwick offers space for a large meeting, small conferences and workshops.

Gallery 3

A large, bright and versatile space suitable for many events including exhibitions and small functions.

Council Chamber

Steeped in history, this room is ideal for wedding receptions, entertainment events and business conferences, all accessible via the Italianate Victorian staircase.

Grand Hall

Our largest and most adaptable room, this is a very impressive space. With a capacity of up to 1076, this space has a lot to offer and is home to many live events throughout the year.


We offer an array of packages for larger events, ranging from teas and coffees up to full catering. The following packages include room hire:

  • Wedding Packages
  • Party Packages
  • Prom Packages; and
  • Conference Packages.

To express an interest in hiring one of our rooms simply click on the button below. Alternatively, contact us on 01473 433465 or email TownHall@ipswich.gov.uk or CornExchange@ipswich.gov.uk.

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Forecourt Hire

The Ipswich Town Hall forecourt (Cornhill) and/or Giles Circus can be hired for events and promotions. The Cornhill is currently undergoing redevelopment and is not available for hire.

For more information visit Booking the Town Hall Forecourt or Giles Circus.

Contact Details

Ipswich Town Hall and Corn Exchange,
King Street,

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01473 433100

Box Office enquiries

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01473 433465

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