Brownsword Hall

Pummery Square, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3GW, Dorset, England

The Brownsword Hall is a beautiful, unique Hall available for hire to the local community as well as for private or commercial events, wedding receptions, parties, conferences, meetings and funeral receptions. The traditional design, reminiscent of old Cotswold Market Halls, has made the Brownsword Hall a popular landmark in the heart of Pummery Square, Poundbury, Dorchester and is an ideal venue for that special occasion. The hall has capacity for 80 guests seated at tables or over 100 for an informal buffet or theatre style presentation. There is ample parking in Pummery Square plus an overflow carpark at the end of Middlemarsh Street. There is a lift to take you to the first floor plus disabled facilities. Our Caretaker arranges the furnture prior to your event and will meet you on the day to demonstrate the hall's facilities. Our Bookings Officer would be delighted to show you around the hall, please phone for an appointment - we look forward to hearing from you.
Hall Type
village hall
Year Built
Overall Capacity
Seating Capacity

Availability and Hire Costs

Availability: Subject to existing bookings, the Hall is available 7 days a week, all year round.

Hire Costs: Costs vary according to the type of event. Full pricing details are available from our Bookings Officer.

Suitable For

This venue is suitable for the following occasions.

Party, Reunion, Anniversary, Training, Children's Party, Local Community Meeting, Societies and Clubs, Music Event, Band Practise, Christenings / Blessings, Wakes, Baby Groups, Fitness Classes / Yoga, Educational Pursuits, Church Event / Choir Practice, School Events, Naming Ceremonies, Banqueting, Corporate Events, Dance Classes


  • ✓ Main Hall
  • ✓ Entrance
  • ✓ Kitchen
  • ✓ Store Room
  • ✓ Accessible Toilets
  • ✓ Baby Changing Facilities
  • ✓ Wheelchair Access
  • ✓ Outside Space
  • ✓ Parking


  • ✓ Urn
  • ✓ Fridge
  • ✓ Kettle
  • ✓ Cooker
  • ✓ Microwave
  • ✓ Black-Out Facility
  • ✓ Projection Screen
  • ✓ Smoke Alarms
  • ✓ Fire Alarms
  • ✓ Window Locks
  • ✓ Intruder Alarm
  • ✓ Sound Equipment
  • ✓ Public Address System
  • ✓ Hearing Loop
  • ✓ Cutlery
  • ✓ Tea Crockery
  • ✓ Dinner Crockery
  • ✓ Glassware
  • ✓ Dishwasher
  • ✓ Defibrillator
Brenda Sibley

This listing was last updated: 26/04/2024

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