General Bookings

The General Party Bookings rate applies to bookings held on any day of the week and is suitable for functions such as birthday parties, fundraising events, anniversary celebrations, etc. We do not cater for 18th birthday parties and an additional £250.00 charge applies for 21st-25th birthday parties where fully trained and registered security personnel are required.

Alongside the hire charge, a refundable breakage deposit of £250.00 is payable one calendar month prior to the booking.  

The River Stour Trust holds a premises licence for the Granary and in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003 all beers, wines, spirits, ciders and soft drinks dispensed must be supplied by or through the River Stour Trust or our designated contractor who oversee management of the bar and provision of drinks. More information about the bar is provided below.

2016 Hire Charges

  • Access from Midday
    • Monday-Thursday – £350.00
    • Friday/Saturday – £400.00
  • Access from 4pm
    • Monday-Thursday – £300.00
    • Friday/Saturday – £350.00

2017 Hire Charges

  • Access from Midday
    • Monday-Thursday – £350.00
    • Friday/Saturday – £400.00
  • Access from 4pm
    • Monday-Thursday – £300.00
    • Friday/Saturday – £350.00

The hire charge is inclusive of:

  • access to The Granary on the day of the booking (with a door entry code set up for your function)
  • tables and chairs (set up before and cleared away after your event)
  • use of our basic kitchen facilities
  • a fully licensed, stocked and staffed pay bar
  • Please refer to our full list of services and facilities which may apply to your booking (click here)

Bar Service

The River Stour Trust holds a premises license for the Granary and in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003 all beers, wines, spirits, ciders and soft drinks dispensed there must be supplied by or through the River Stour Trust or our approved contractor.

No alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks can be brought onto the premises that has not been purchased through the River Stour Trust or our designated contractor. If any drinks are found on the premises, including in cars in the car park, your entire deposit will be forfeited. Please make your guests aware of this policy.

Other Services

You are welcome to choose your own suppliers for catering, decorating, entertainment, etc and we can recommend suppliers familiar with our venue.

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