Diss Corn Hall

Diss Corn Hall

This historic building in the heart of Diss offers thoroughly modern facilities, with flexible accommodation which can meet a variety of needs at very reasonable cost. Principal uses include concerts, dinners, dances, wedding receptions, indoor sport, trade and craft fairs, exhibitions, seminars, meetings, lectures, special sales and auctions.

The Assembly Hall

This impressive high-ceilinged hall in classical style is 12.8m x 22.8m (42ft x 75ft). There is a superb dance floor and the Assembly Hall can cater for 275 seated or 200 dining. Tables and chairs can be provided and set up to individual requirements. Amplification and state-of-the-art projection equipment are also available for hire.

The Assembly Hall has recently been redecorated and the outside stone work cleaned and restored.

The Waveney Room

At 5.75m x 9.14m (19ft x 30ft), the Waveney Room is ideal for medium-sized gatherings, holding 50 seated or 30 dining. With an integral bar and fully-equipped kitchen, this facility is both welcoming and versatile.

The Council Chamber

With a separate entrance and en-suite facilities, the Council Chamber is ideal for intimate gatherings. Measuring 5.7m x 10m (19ft x 33ft), the lower tables seat 12, with a further six at the top table. In addition, there is gallery seating for 24. The accompanying retiring room may be booked separately for private meetings of up to eight people.

The Stables Gallery / Box Office

The Stables Gallery also acts as the Box Office for the Corn Hall and it is open from Monday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm, and is run by Corn Hall volunteers. We hold monthly exhibitions showing a rich mix of established artists and artists from the local community. Artists are invited to exhibit; however if anyone or any group wishes to submit images, a description of their work and an idea for an exhibition, they should contact admin@disscornhall.co.uk. If we are able to include you in our programme, we will send you appropriate forms for completion.

Hire Charges & Conditions of Hire

For more information about the Corn Hall facilities, hiring charges, Conditions of Hire and availability please contact Angela Sykes on 01379 652239 or email her on admin@disscornhall.co.uk.

Corn Hall Booking Request

A Booking Application form for the Corn Hall is available to download here. This should be printed out and returned to the Corn Hall Box Office at The Old Stables, St Nicholas Street. Diss IP22 4LB, marked for the attention of Angela Sykes.

Corn Hall Booking Form (Adobe Reader .pdf 99.8 kb)

If any of the information presented above is incorrect or, if you feel there is any information missing, please contact us.