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Dereham Memorial Hall is a multi-purpose venue with a 294 capacity proscenium arch at its heart. Our theatre-style seating can be swiftly packed away, revealing a beautiful oak dance floor beneath. This flexibility allows us to have a varied range of events and is ideal for shows, concerts, wedding receptions, parties, presentation evenings and much more! 

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Above the stage and auditorium is a versatile lighting rig with everything needed to provide atmospheric lighting for dance or more subtle lighting for corporate presentations.

From an audio perspective everything is included to provide adequately balanced sound for the venue, ensuring a pleasurable listening experience covering everything from rock to opera!

Technical Specification

Stage Plan



Please take a look at the calendar below - bookings are only visible on here a year in advance so please get in touch to check availability if your date is over a year away. 



For all enquiries, telephone 01362 693821 or use the contact box below. 


A completed booking form can be returned to us at Dereham Town Council, The Assembly Rooms, Quebec Street, Dereham, NR19 2DJ or email Provisional bookings will be held for 14 days. Please be aware that a booking will only be confirmed once a deposit has been received.

Terms & Conditions

Fees Packages

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"Hired the hall for a 40th birthday party. Gemma was extremely helpful and answered any questions I had in the planning stages and staff were all fantastic on the night! Wonderful venue and highly recommended"

Mrs R ~ October 2021

"Just to say thank so much for all your patience and help with arrangements for the hire of Dereham Memorial Hall for the CPRE Norfolk Awards.  It was a very nice evening and the venue was perfect - so many thanks to Ian for setting up (and help with all the technology etc) and also Barbara"

Su W ~ September 2021


"We had a fantastic day and so many people commented that they weren't aware how beautiful the building is."

Mr J ~ September 2019

"We had a fantastic party and all the staff were really friendly and helpful. We would definitely use the venue again."​

Mr H ~ March 2019

"I have not been to the Memorial Hall for many many years and was very impressed with the work that has been done to turn this into an excellent venue."

Mr H ~ October 2018

"We were most impressed with not only the venue but the helpfulness of the staff throughout. Not only on the evening but also insofar as the actual hiring of the venue.

The bar staff were not only helpful but were all smiles and nothing was too much for them to assist in ensuring that we all had a very pleasant evening. As everything went very smoothly it ensured that we had a very enjoyable and relaxed evening."

Mr P ~ June 2018


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