Westgate Hall is a vibrant community venue for hire in Canterbury, Kent. It’s a place where village meets city and everyone is welcome.
Spacious, distinctive, adaptable – our bright, airy 360-square-metre Covid-secure venue is located right in the heart of Canterbury city’s vibrant centre, with an adjacent car park.
Making your events come alive is what we do
Markets, Fairs, Festivals, Performances, Meetings, Training, Celebrations, Commemorations, Parties, Weddings, Community, Education, Health and Wellbeing events – our venue can be transformed to suit a variety of large and small events. Use our professional onsite catering kitchen and licensed bar and connect with our recommended suppliers and audio-visual specialists. Enjoy free WiFi and exceptional, personalised customer service
Choose from a variety of socially distanced event space layouts, should you wish, or create your own. Mask wearing inside the venue is compulsory in line with Government guidelines – disposable masks are available at all times – and we recommend doing a lateral flow test ahead of visiting us, and feel free to show us the Covid pass if you have one. Our staff will be wearing masks at all times for your and their safety, and carry out lateral flow tests regularly.
Whatever your vision, we are here to provide the perfect venue
All at an affordable price and just 60 minutes from London by high-speed train.
Westgate Hall is a Covid-conscious venue.
We want to make sure your event is the best, safest experience it can be.
If dates need to change, we will work with you to adapt plans.
A community venue for everyone
Corporate events and training
Connect with employees, investors, networks and colleagues in an impressive, fully equipped yet affordable and practical venue that can flex for meetings, training, workshops, away-days, conferences and as additional workspace.
Markets and Fairs
Bring stallholders and buyers together all under one spacious roof, complete with social-distancing, separate entrance and exit routes, onsite cafe and break out room hire. Whatever the theme, we're ready to help you to showcase your products and maximise sales.
Events and performances
Community shapes Westgate Hall and you can shape our venue to become the event function space you need to gather family, friends, social groups, clubs, students, festival-goers and performers in one, unique place. Let's turn your moment into lasting memories.
Community and Education groups
Westgate Hall is your extracurricular support system. Learn how teachers, educators and professionals can create an extra classroom, rehearsal space, exam hall, graduation and conference venue for students and colleagues in our multi-purpose venue.
Health and Wellbeing
Westgate Hall takes care of your event needs so that you can focus on taking care of our community. Trusted by the NHS for years, civic duty is second nature to us. We can accommodate large-scale health screenings and tests, and provide a safe space for wellbeing markets, fairs and fitness events.
Filming and production
Spacious yet intimate, private and flexible, Westgate Hall is an indoor filming venue for hire that provides the perfect setting for your creativity to come alive. Online tutorials, virtual performances, media interviews - whatever you're shooting or editing, we can facilitate your production needs.