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 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

Venue hire

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.

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.

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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.


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A community venue for everyone

Canterbury Wine Festival™

Sip, celebrate and savour the splendour of Kent wine at Westgate Hall’s one-day tasting event. Meet Master of Wine Clive Barlow
MW and Kent’s multi-award-winning vineyards as they introduce the flavours that are making Kent the most exciting wine region in the UK.

Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May 2024

A trusted venue

We are more than just an events space - we are a community. Westgate Hall puts you first, ensuring that your event is the best it can be. Our expert staff are on hand at every step, to ensure you have the most successful, safe event possible.

Let’s build a stronger community together.

Westgate Hall Market

We showcase Kent's talented Makers, Artists and Producers, all in one place. Browse the very best in local produce, crafts, arts, homeware, jewellery and more. Meet the people behind the products and hear how they lovingly make each item. Sample the produce and grab a drink from our pop-up cafe.

Who we are

Westgate Hall is where village meets city. It is a neutral space in Canterbury, Kent. Everyone is welcome.

At the core of what we do is people. We are a place where you can express yourself, build memories and adapt to the priorities of the times. Our walls have held the story of our community now for over a century, and will continue to do so, through these difficult times and during more joyous times ahead.