Corporate events & training
Working with Westgate Hall to host your corporate events makes great business sense
Our safe, airy, spacious 360-square-metre corporate events venue in Canterbury city centre provides an inspiring working environment for meetings, training, workshops, away days and for additional workspace. Bring employees, investors, networks and colleagues together to connect, energise and grow.
Connect in a bright, airy space
Westgate Hall is fully accessible and we are able to host combined physical and virtual events. There is onsite catering and a licensed bar, with online ordering as an option. The 190-space Pound Lane car park is adjacent to the venue and Canterbury West train station is a few minutes walk away, making it easy for delegates to get here. We pay attention to the detail so that you don’t have to. We can send you sample layouts upon enquiry and shape the space to suit your needs.
Discover how Canterbury’s community venue can cater for all your business events
Social Enterprise Kent
"Westgate Hall has stepped up to the mark in every way. They’ve helped to solve our Covid-challenges at really good value and made it stress-free and easy for us to connect with staff. It’s such an asset to have this great venue on our doorstep"
Caroline Hicks, Head of Property & Regeneration, Canterbury City Council
"Westgate Hall is a pillar of our community, vital to Canterbury’s recovery and our city’s future - a central venue that supports our local people in so many different ways"
Claire Doran, Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (South East)
"Thank you to your team for ensuring a wonderful and smooth running of our event. From the exceptional catering to the wonderful set up, your team made the event feel well supported and cared for throughout, without a glitch"
Ihsan Khan, Canterbury Mosque
"On behalf of Canterbury Mosque, I'd like to say thank you to Westgate Hall. You offer a 5* service. Great place to book for events and amazing facilities. Thank you for always being so kind and welcoming"
Parties, Celebrations and Weddings
Make those special moments memorable at Westgate Hall - Canterbury’s atmospheric community venue for hire. Reunite for your postponed or forthcoming event in our large, airy, neutral space, right in the heart of the city centre.
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.
Markets and Fairs
Bring stallholders and buyers together all under one spacious roof, with onsite cafe and break out room hire options. Whatever the theme, we're ready to help you to showcase your products and maximise sales.
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.
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 for us. We can accommodate large-scale health screenings and tests, and provide a safe space for wellbeing markets, fairs and fitness events
Westgate Hall Market
We showcase Kent's talented Makers, Artists and Producers, all in one place, in our spacious venue. 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, or host your own stall.