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Taunton School

Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD

Taunton School is the ideal venue to host a range of events, including conferences, meetings, seminars, webinars, exhibitions, training and management courses. The school is easily accessible from both the M5 and Taunton train station. Our combination of Grade 1 and 2 listed buildings in beautiful grounds are a perfect setting, and by offering venue hire during the school holidays only, your event will not be interrupted by the usual activity of school life, and ample parking will be available.

We offer a full catering services, from tea and coffee to a three course meal. In addition, Taunton School have an impressive transport fleet, able to provide efficient, safe and reliable transport for your event. Our uniformed drivers are fully vetted, highly trained and employed by us. They are also DBS checked, as well as fire and first aid trained for your peace of mind.

The Old Library
Max Capacity 250

Large wood-panelled room, adjoining two smaller rooms, it is an ideal venue for dinners and lunches, large meetings and drinks parties. Integrated PA system and large presentation screen

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 130
Cabaret 100
Dinner Dance 130
Reception 250
Theatre 150
U-Shape 130
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
18.70 7.50 0.00
Winterstoke Room
Max Capacity 40

A charming, more intimate room adjoining the Old Library. It is often used for smaller meetings, meals for up to 24 people, buffet service for meals in the Old Library and a full bar in the Theatre Foyer

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 24
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 20
Dinner Dance 24
Reception 40
Theatre 40
U-Shape 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.10 6.00 0.00
Newton Room
Max Capacity 40

Is a similar room to the Winterstoke Room with dark panelling, also adjoining the Old Library

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 24
Boardroom 20
Cabaret 20
Dinner Dance 24
Reception 40
Theatre 40
U-Shape 30
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.10 6.00 0.00
Upper Dining Room
Max Capacity 180

Is a purpose built banqueting area with adjoining servery. With a maximum capacity of 180, its major use is for dinners and lunches but it can be easily adapted for drinks parties and the like.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 180
Cabaret 130
Dinner Dance 180
Reception 300
Theatre 180
U-Shape 150
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
19.80 9.20 0.00
Lower Dining Room
Max Capacity 180

This room has an adjoining servery and can be used for dinners, luncheons, meetings, dances, parties, etc.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 180
Cabaret 130
Dinner Dance 180
Reception 300
Theatre 180
U-Shape 150
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
19.80 9.20 0.00
Gwynn Williams Room
Max Capacity 100

Situated on the first floor of the Music School adjacent to the main car park, this is a delightful, small recital room with an end stage and 7ft Grand Piano. The room can also be used for rehearsals, conferences and meetings.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 30
Cabaret 60
Reception 150
Theatre 100
U-Shape 80
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Theatre
Max Capacity 200

A traditional courtyard style Theatre. It is possible to have an 'end', 'thrust' or 'arena' stage configuration. An ideal venue for concerts, meetings, slideshows, lectures and conferences.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Theatre 200
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Theatre Foyer
Max Capacity 150

A light and spacious reception area adjoining both the Old Library and Theatre, accommodating a licensed bar. Is an ideal venue for cocktail parties, lunches and dinners. For conferences, the Theatre Foyer offers a spacious arrivals and refreshment area.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 50
Boardroom 25
Cabaret 30
Dinner Dance 50
Reception 150
Theatre 60
U-Shape 50
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