The Venue Stanley

The Venue Keeping The Heart In The Community

Wear Rd, Stanley, DH9 6AH Directions

   Open today 09:00 - 22:00

Why Choose Us?

Leisure Facilities
All Ages
Friendly Atmosphere

Business overview

Friendly, Reliable, Flexible, Essential Service, Competatively Priced, Diverse, Great Service

The Venue is a voluntary managed community based organisation. The aims of the organisation is to promote, nurture and encourage local community based groups to have a place to enjoy their social activities. The Venue can also host events such as, Weddings, Christenings, Childrens Parties, Wakes, 21 years age parties. The Venue is also a great place to stage a show, presentations nights, bands and other social activities. Competitively priced The Venue is a not for profit organisation and is a registered charity (Stanley Community Association). The centre offers great facilities including a hall, licensed bar, cafe, dance studio, several meeting rooms and a mini gym. The Venue is disabled friendly and support the diverse community we are proud to be part off. There are many activities and groups who use the The Venue currently and we are always looking to add to these to offer a wider range of services. The Venue at present also is home to the CAB, Money Matter, Food Bank and Welfare Rights so ensuring that all services are in one place. These are managed by their individual organisations and not The Venue. We are always looking for volunteers to join our professional team. Find us on Facebook: The Venue, Twitter: @venue_stanley


Meetings, Courses, Group Activities (other rooms available)
Socialising, Cafe and Bar Area
Wood floored dance studio complete with sound system and mirrors 125 sqr m
Wedding Receptions
Wedding Receptions
Christmas Fayre
Live Entertainment
This room can be split into two using the soundproof partition. Meetings, training courses, social activities ideal for smaller groups
Ideal for functions, events, shows, displays, large meetings, fayres, competitions. 165 sqr m. Seats upto 120.
View from the stage
Ideal for meetings, courses, social activities.


Room Hire ( possible special rates for block bookings)
From £15 - 20 per hour

Products & Services

Arts Organisations

Function Rooms and Banqueting

Meeting Facilities

Toddler Groups

Support Groups

Sports Facilities

Corporate Events

Family Centres


Social Clubs

Village Halls

Youth and Community Groups

Licensed Bar


Disabled Access

Dance Studio with Mirrors

Patio area


Money Matters

Food Bank

Welfare Rights

Working Stage

Dressing Rooms

Lighting and Sound

Free Parking

Security Cameras internal/external


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