Venue Hire

Roadmap to reopening Matthews Hall and the Dorothy Holman Centre: From 12th April, indoor children’s activities, small weddings and funerals will be allowed. From 17th May, exercise and art classes can start and distanced films, concerts and talks will be allowed. From 21st June we hope that all restrictions will be lifted. We look forward to both halls coming back to life. Veronica is taking bookings into 2022 on 01392 876865 or email Thank you for your support.


MATTHEWS HALL is available to hire seven days a week.

The Main Hall Ideal for receptions, corporate events, birthday parties, performances, lectures and concerts. Can be arranged to accommodate 160 guests. A stage, dressing rooms and lighting equipment are also on hand for drama productions. See full details on Venue Page

The Council Chamber Can be hired separately. This is a single room on the first floor with its own kitchen facilities at one end and a maximum capacity of 60 people. See full details on the Venue page 

The Council Chamber

Garden Room Your home from home office/studio. Available for daily, weekly or long term hire. 3.75m x 2.72m Wi-Fi, independent entrance. And, there’s always the Matthews Hall Café when you need a coffee! See full details on the Venue page 

Parking is available in the public car park next to Matthews Hall.

Booking form, with current charges This form shows charges only – just submitting it does not indicate a secure booking. Please always check availability and book through Veronica on 01392 876865

Terms and conditions


The Centre enjoys an unmatched position on the Topsham Recreation Ground, with direct access to all that the rec has to offer, including outdoor table tennis and a petanque pitch (aka boules), right on the doorstep. Inside, the well-lit, spacious hall is ideal for medium-sized parties, club gatherings and classes. The other smaller room offers a more cosy setting and relaxed seating for small groups, and features a fully-equipped kitchen. The Dorothy Holman Centre has step-free access and disabled, gents and ladies toilet facilities. Chairs and tables are included in the hire price. See full details on the Venue page 

For more information please contact Veronica Coe on 01392 876 865

A new online booking system for Matthews Hall and Dorothy Holman Centre is currently being developed for this page. It will feature a calendar of our regular events, classes and activities as well as available slots which you can apply and pay for similar usage.