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Farnborough Place (St Peter's Junior School)

Events and Wedding Venue

 

Set in beautiful grounds, our Grade II listed building has a large hall, bright rooms and outdoor space for hire

 

Facilities For Hire Include

  • Hall measuring 162 m2
  • Rooms measuring from 42 m2 to 75 m2
  • Beautiful extensive grounds of around 0.9 acres
  • Staging
  • Grand Entrance
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Wheelchair Access
  • On Site Parking
  • Cookery Room

Wedding Receptions

With St Peter's Church adjacent to the school, our beautiful grounds are the ideal place to celebrate with friends and family. 

Parties

Our spacious hall and beautiful field is available to hire for children's parties.  There's plenty of room for a bouncy castle and fun games.

 

Reunions

Celebrations

Anniversaries

Training Courses

Local Community Meetings

Societies and Clubs

Music Events

Theatre Productions

Band Practice

Baby Groups

Fitness Classes 

Film Shoots

Banqueting

Corporate Events

Charges

 

Evenings 6pm - 10pm

Weekends 8am - 10pm

School Holidays - enquire

 

 

Hall - £20 per hour Weekdays, £30 per hour Weekends

Classrooms - £10 per hour Weekdays, £15 per hour Weekends

Field - £15 per hour Weekdays, £20 per hour Weekends

Music Room - £10 per hour Weekdays, £15 per hour Weekends

Cookery Room - £15 per hour Weekdays, £22.50 per hour Weekends

 

 

Daily hire charges for Weddings available on request

For enquires or to make a booking please contact Julie Mynott (School Business Manager) on 01252 543320 or email j.mynott@st-peters-jun.hants.sch.uk

 

 

A Brief History of Farnborough Place

 

The Manor of Farnborough was left in the will of King Alfred to Ethelm, his nephew, in 901, and a residence of importance has stood on the present site since the reign of King John.  The Earls of Anglesey were Lords of the Manor during the 17th century and there is an underground passage which connected this former residence of theirs with the parish church.  This building was reconstructed to form the present mansion during the reign of Queen Anne and the work is attributed to Christopher Wren.

Until 1903 Farnborough Place had been the residence of the lords of the manor for nearly 300 years.  A manor in early days generally had attached to it a private chapel, for the use of the household and servants of the manor, and others on the estate.  If this was the case at Farnborough, as seems most probable, it explains the rumour that there is an underground passage running from the cellars of Farnborough Place to the church.  The passage is supposed to end near the old yew tree.  The staircase leading down to the cellars is very solid and panelled, and appears to have been placed there for a more important purpose than to reach the cellars.  There is also a very ancient well in the house which, no doubt, has a history attached to it.

 

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