Room Hire2018-11-29T17:49:21+00:00

The Kingsley Room at The Burton is a flexible space. It can be a standing reception room for 100 people, or a board meeting for 24.

Whatever workshop, award ceremony, product launch, party, artist retreat or other important event you’d like to put on, we can make the room work for you.

On the first floor of The Burton, the Kingsley Room is right next to our fantastic museum, and its multitude of displays, and is where over 65 years of art and creative expertise have flourished.

The following charges all include VAT.

Room Hire Day Rates

Charitable Use

£1140per hour*

Commercial Use

£2274per hour

Educational Use

£1614per hour

Evening Rates

Charitable Use

£2274per hour*

Commercial Use

£4536per hour

Educational Use

£3174per hour

Gallery Evening Rates

Flat Rate of Hire

£37824per evening**

*A Registered Charity number is required for charity rates to apply.

**A fully refundable damage deposit maybe required for hiring the Burton Exhibition or Display spaces and areas during exhibitions.

A £5 (£6 including VAT) cleaning charge will be added if the room is not left as found.

Those organisations without their own insurance can purchase public liability insurance through The Burton at Bideford, via the Room Hire Booking Form at an additional cost of £7.50.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout The Burton

The following equipment is included in room hire booking, however we do ask for two working days’ notice:

  • Projector Screen
  • Flip Chart and Pens
  • Slide Projector
  • OHP
  • DVD/TV Combination Unit
  • A data projector can be hired at an additional cost of £6 per session (including VAT).

The education space has a kitchenette with urn, kettle, microwave, fridge and sink. Hirers are welcome to supply their own refreshments at no additional cost.

Basic supplies for self-catering purposes can be provided in the room (tea, coffee, milk, sugar) for £6 including VAT for up to 15 people per session. Hirers are asked to set up and clean away their refreshments.

Alternatively, catering can be provided by Café du Parc.

Buffet Menu for functions & events  at The Burton Art Gallery & Museum

Lunch buffet £6 per person:

Sandwich platter (selection of meat/vegetarian, white/brown bread), Selection of ‘Real’ crisps

Quiche platter (slices of vegetarian and quiche Loraine),

Fresh fruit platter (apple, melon, pineapple, kiwi etc)

Dessert platter (selection of home-made cakes, tarts and pastries)


Filter Coffee  – £8 per pot  (10 cups)

Tea – 50p per cup

Other hot and cold drinks as per Café menu


For more information on venue hire and to check availability, contact our friendly Burton Team.