Originally home to the Trinity Guild, King’s Lynn Town Hall has been at the centre of life in the town for over eight centuries and it is still at the heart of civic life, with the Borough Mayor being based here.
From the Grade I Listed medieval Stone Hall, with its impressive stone floor and oak beamed ceiling to the ornate Georgian Assembly Room, the complex offers a range of beautiful rooms which are available for hire for weddings, special gatherings and business functions.
A grand entrance
Both the Stone Hall and Assembly Room are accessed via the historic porch. The carved wooden staircase offers and Grand entrance to make your day sparkle.
The Stone Hall
The Stone hall also known as the Trinity Guildhall dates from 1421 and is Grade I listed. The great south window floods the room with light, and along with the impressive floor, of Ketton stone, and great oak beams, creates a real sense of occasion. The window contains numerous panes signed by plumbers and glaziers who worked on the window during the 18th and 19th centuries. The hall is decorated with imposing portraits including the first portrait of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, presented to the town by Queen Elizabeth II.
The Assembly Room
Completed in 1768 , the Assembly Room and adjacent Card Room, were restored in 1988 with their original 18th century colouring. Portraits include those of famous local figures, and royal subjects painted by local artists including, King Charles I, Sir Robert Walpole, King George III, King William III, Queen Mary II, Admiral Lord Nelson, Captain Gorge Vancouver and Fanny Burney.
The elegant symmetry of this characteristically Georgian room, complete with stunning chandeliers, ornate golden mirrors, original fireplaces, period cornicing, and grand portraits, make it ideal for civil ceremonies, wedding breakfasts, and private functions.
The Card Room
The Card Room also features a stunning chandelier and is dominated by the fine Rococo pier glass mirror of around 1750. It is surmounted by a basket of fruit and foliate with ribbon swag decoration. It is made of Scots pine and restoration has revealed the original water gilding.
The Kempe Room and the Tornado Room
The Kempe Room accommodates up to 14 people and the Tornado Room accommodates up to 10 people, both rooms are fully air conditioned, have digital screens for presentations and overlook the Saturday Market Place.