COVID-19 INFORMATION – Town Hall currently closed
At the heart of the town in York Avenue the town hall was built in 1897. Today the town hall is a busy place with the hall in use every day. A large hall with a stage, balcony and servery makes it a brilliant venue for live music and theatre performances, exercise classes, functions, meetings, fundraising events and groups.
The Clerk’s Office is upstairs at the town hall. Please ring the bell in the entrance if you would like someone to come downstairs to speak to you.
Hire the Town Hall
The Town Hall is available for hire and hosts everything from lunches and birthday parties to Bingo evenings and Christmas pantomimes.
The hall kitchen can be used for refreshments.
The size of the hall is 39 ft by 52ft 7 ins and with a stage, the hall can accommodate talent shows and other amateur performances.
Seating: The hall can take seating for 160 and 20 standing. 58 seats on the Balcony. (No under 11s and all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult).
Tables: There are 8 large and 25 small tables
Hire costs are £10 per hour during the week and £14* per hour on the weekend for the Hall and servery. The charge for using the stage and backstage areas too is £20 per hour*.
Hall Hire Form
Looking to hire the hall. Download, fill out and email us or drop in the below form and we’ll be in touch to discuss what we can offer.
East Cowes Library
East Cowes Library relocated to the town hall on 1st April 2019. The Town Council funds a Co-ordinator to oversee it and a host of dedicated volunteers help out every week.
You will find the library on the left hand side of the town hall.
Opening hours are:
Monday and Wednesday 9.30am-12.30pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1.30pm-4.30pm
COVID-19 INFORMATION – Library currently closed
For now why not download the Borrowbox app and borrow e-books to read. There is also the RbDigital for newspapers and magazines. Adults and children can log in to their library card account on the IW Council website browse and borrow e-books and audio books. www.iow.gov.uk/Residents/Libraries-Cultural-and-Heritage/Library-Enjoy/eBooks