The Brook offers entertainment at your doorstep. Hosting live performances from some of the UKs best loved artists and performers, including singers, bands, comedians, and psychics, as well as our popular dance and ladies nights. Have a ball at The Brook. Whether it’s a special birthday party or anniversary to a formal charity dinner dance or a community event, The Brook is well known for offering a high standard of service in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The Brook can host birthdays, christenings, funeral teas, anniversaries, themed nights, dinner dances and banquets to name just a few, and we strive to make every event special. Our versatile venue can cater from the most extravagant receptions to the most intimate ceremonies, The Brook can tailor our service to meet your needs. The perfect venue for your wedding. If it is the space to hold a corporate event you are looking for then The Brook can play host to these too, from a small meeting for 10 to a conference banquet for 300, The Brook is equipped for every occasion.
23.5m long x 12.5m wide 3.6m high
This is the main space for functions & events. At one end is the professionally equipped stage with full lighting & sound system. The room can be laid out Theatre Style or Banquet Style depending on need. Depending on layout the room will seat up to 300 people. A commercial kitchen provides the opportunity for any form of catering. There is also a well stocked, competitively priced bar leading out into the large foyer area.
13.8m long x 8.4m wide
This flexible space can, by means of movable walls, be used independently or in conjunction with the Brook Room. This more intimate space is ideal for conferences, meetings & training events. For weddings it is also licensed for Civil Ceremonies. The entire complex is all on one level and is accessible to disabled users.
Fen View Lawn
60m x 45m
This tranquil lawn, with its Fen views, runs along the rear of the Lode Room & has direct access from the Lode Room. It is ideal for outdoor events, summer parties, marquees & wedding photography
65m x 20m
A formal & secluded lawn just off to the side of the main building. Perfect for Wedding and group photographs.
Adjacent to the Brook & Lode rooms this lush & colourful herbaceous area is optimally placed for those wishing to sit & enjoy the sun or take a break from the inside event.
There is a large, private car park to the front of the building with spaces for over 50 cars.
2 x FBT HiMaxX60a 900w RMS active PA
speaker.1 x Allen & Heath GL2400 32ch mixing desk1 x Numark CDN22 Double CD Player1 x DBX twin 31band EQ1 x DBX Compressor Limiter32/8 multicore from the rear of the space split 16/4 to each side of the stage.Connecting cables to link the mixing desk into the multicore and to link all outboard equipment
1 x Fat Frog lighting desk1 x 24ch DMX Dimmer Rack with patch bay12 x Par648 x Par56 short nose4 x 1Kw Starlette Fresnel6 x 650w Fresnel4 x 500w Flood4 x Source4 Jr2 x Source4 Zoom 15/30 13amp Non-Dimmed power and DMX are available on both wall bars FOH1 and LX1 bars. Download lighting layout plan.
Power.. There are a large number of 13 amp sockets on the back wall of the stage along with 1 x 32amp 3 phase socket. A second 3 phase socket is available if the in house dimmer packs are not being used.
4m deep x 7.3m wide (9m including wings) x 0.55m highThrust stage extension 2.4m deep x 5.3m long x 0.42m high >
There are double doors to either side of the stage and a moveable ramp which is normally set on stage left. Other sound and lighting equipment can be arranged with prior notice.