Celebrate your special day in the grandeur of The Old Library & gardens

Our beautiful and historic setting, filled with charm and character, allows you to host the perfect day, whether you’re looking for somewhere intimate and informal or space to party with up to 150 friends and family.

We can take care of everything from the ceremony to the wedding breakfast to the last dance and will bring your dreams to life in our lovingly restored event spaces. For a spectacular day, filled with personal touches that you and your guests will remember forever, speak to our Events Manager today.


The Reading Room

With restored original features, The Reading Room boasts high ornate ceilings, natural daylight and access to our beautiful outdoor terrace and gardens – creating the perfect setting for any wedding.

Dining capacity – 100
Reception capacity – 100 or 150 including The Atrium
Dimensions – 109.5 sqm

Natural daylight | Blank canvas | Outdoor terrace | Adjacent bar area | Ground floor | Disabled access | Exclusive use | Civil ceremony license | Bar license | Free roadside parking | Dedicated Events Manager


The Atrium

At the heart of our building, The Atrium is bright and airy. Our stunning glass domed roof floods the space with natural light during the day and allows views of twinkling stars at night.

Reception capacity – 50
Dimensions – 75 sqm

Natural daylight | Blank canvas | Glass domed skylight | Bar area | Ground floor | Disabled access | Bar license | Free roadside parking | Dedicated Events Manager

Nursery concept

Crèche service

As experienced childcare providers, Lister Steps can also care for your younger guests in our safe and secure childcare rooms.

With a longstanding reputation for providing the highest standards of childcare, our qualified staff offer a service that gives parents maximum peace of mind with minimal interruptions to your big day.

We will tailor the crèche to suit your individual needs, numbers and ages of children and ensure everybody who attends has just as much fun as the grown-ups.

Get in touch

If this sounds like the right place for your event, get in touch with us at or call us on 0151 254 1394