Filming and Production
Westgate Hall is an indoor filming venue for hire in Canterbury Kent that provides the perfect setting for your creativity to come alive.
Spacious yet intimate, private and flexible, we can provide an adaptable space to facilitate your filming and production needs. Online tutorials, virtual performances, media interviews – whatever you are creating, our city centre location in the heart of Canterbury makes it easy to be close to transport links. The bright, airy, spacious Covid-secure 360-square-metre Hall can be transformed into various layouts and as a multi-purpose venue for filming, editing and post-production.
Inspiring, spacious and Covid-secure
One hundred years of history fuses with contemporary styling and amenities to create an inspiring, distinctive venue for the backdrop to your filming. Westgate Hall is fully acessible. The adjacent Pound Lane car park makes direct access easy, with free parking for key staff and guests. There is onsite catering, kitchen and a licensed bar, with online ordering as an option. Use our recommended suppliers and audio-visual specialists, and enjoy free Wifi. Room layouts can flex with regulations – we can send you sample layouts on enquiry, and shape the space to suit your needs.
A trusted filming venue
We are growing as a filming venue hire space in Canterbury. Recently, we have provided filmmakers, media, universities and companies with a unique setting, including French production company Mageneto TV for Arte and Al Jazeera Media Network. Our venue is Covid-conscious, confirmed by our ‘We’re Good to Go’ accreditation.
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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.
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 Covid-safe space, right in the heart of the city centre.
Corporate events and training
Connect with employees, investors, networks and colleagues in an impressive, fully equipped yet affordable and practical room hire 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.
Community and Education groups
Westhall 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 fully Covid-secure 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.