Kingston Reading Room

  • Bar available

  • Disabled access

  • Disabled toilets

  • Inside toilets

  • Kitchen available

  • Stage available

  • Street parking

  • WiFi


The Reading Room consists of a main hall with ceiling mounted projector and screen, audio visual system and stage lighting at the church end. There is a fully fitted kitchen with cooker, semi-professional dishwasher, sink, microwave, fridge and coffee/tea making facilities. The Reading Room is wheel chair accessible with an accessible toilet on the same floor as the hall. Downstairs there are separate Ladies and Gents toilets, a small meeting room and a storage area.

Hire Charges

Seating (at tables) 88 Standing capacity 120 Tables Chairs 60

• Sessions are 08:30 – 13:30, 13:30 – 18:30, 18:30 – 23:30
• If more time is needed to set up or clear away then this should be booked
• Private and commercial events are charged at £8 per hour or part hour, including set up and clean up times effective from 1st February 2024.
• The charge for sole occupancy of the Reading Room for a full day is by negotiation.
• Local parties are charged at a concessionary rate of £10 per session
• The meeting room (lower floor) is charged at £5 per session.
• Bookings are recorded in the Reading Room calendar here… Please check the calendar before requesting a booking.
• Please note rates are reviewed on an annual basis.

Activities & Services
Activity Type Description Day(s)
Tuesday Morning - Morning market
Wednesday morning – Art Club
Outdoor Physical
Monday and Friday evenings - Short Mat bowls twice a week
Monday and Friday
Monday and Wednesday evenings – HIT classes
Monday and Wednesday
Indoor Physical
Thursday morning (from October to March each year) – Yoga – two sessions: gentle and fitness flow (more advanced)
Social Groups
Thursday evening (generally on a monthly basis) – Local History Society talks and meetings
Public Meeting
Parish Council
Public Meeting
Kingston Reading Room Management meetings
Harvest Festival supper
Christmas supper
Rooms available