Rooms for Hire

Conferences, Exhibitions, Sports Tournaments and Celebrations

Providence is set on the edge of the Peak District with beautiful views of Kinder peak, its refurbished Rathbone Hall is an ideal venue for a wide range of events and activities, along with the Stafford Hall, they each have separate accessible toilet and baby changing facilities.

There are in addition two smaller more intimate meeting rooms, and also a free car park. Providence is an ideal, versatile venue for your event or activity.

Conferences and Seminars

Our current schedule shows bookings from 2 hours upwards. We can accommodate your requirements, whether it is for a few hours, half day, full day or several days. All of the rooms are versatile for different layouts and seating configurations, the number of delegates usually dictates the size but you are encouraged to view Providence for yourself.

For small intimate gatherings the Handford room is ideal with informal seating available if you wish.

The Rathbone Hall, which has its own separate toilet and facilities for making teas and coffee and light refreshments, is suitable for exhibitions, markets and fairs as well as indoor sporting activities. Please note heating in this hall is background heat, while suitable for sport in the winter it is not suitable for seated functions.

The Stafford Hall (the main church) is carpeted and again has separate toilet and kitchen work area suitable for light refreshments.

Community & Commercial Letting

Community Letting- Kitchen facilities included in the hire charge.

. Negotiable rates for multiple bookings.





Seated at tables

Stafford Hall 77 x 48ft (11.28 x 14.63) 120 60
Handford room 15.8 x 18ft (4.82 x 5.5m) 10 -
Rathbone Hall 40 x 44 ft (12.19 x 13.4m)
Play room 22.6 x 18.5ft (6.9 x 5.63m) 25 20
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Community groups
charities &
voluntary groups


public & commercial

Handford Room £15 per 2 hrs £20 per 2 hrs £60 per day*
Rathbone Hall £30 per 2 hrs £50 per 2 hrs £140 per day*
Play Room £15 per 2 hrs £25 per 2 hrs £60 per day*
Stafford Hall £30 per 2 hrs £50 per 2 hrs £140 per day*

*Rates per minimum 2 hr hire then hourly pro rata, negotiable rates for multiple bookings
*Per day is a maximum of 10hrs per session, a charge will be made for additional hrs