Facilities for Hire

Thame Town Council has a wide variety of rooms and facilities available to hire to suit any community event or activity. These include: 

  • The Upper Chamber, suitable for larger meetings or events,
  • external Electricity points around the Town Hall,
  • a number of open spaces around the town that are available for hire for community events, festivals, sporting events etc.

Thame Equipment Banka project delivered by 21st Century Thame, provides equipment for hire such as marquees, tables, chairs, PA systems, lights, gazebos, stage, etc.- everything needed to put on an event. Community groups, individuals and businesses are all able to access this service. 

Other Rooms for Hire in Thame

Click on the name of each venue to be taken to the relevant website (sorted alphabetically).

To add yours to this page, or to update information, please contact the Town Council at info@thametowncouncil.gov.uk


Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN

  • Various Rooms available, including meeting rooms, and a hall with a kitchen area.

Lord Williams’s School

Lord Williams’s Upper School, Oxford Road,  Thame, OX9 2AQ

Lord Williams’s Lower School, Towersey Road, Thame, OX9 3NW

  • A range of meeting rooms, multi-function rooms, sports facilities, car parks, and other facilities available.

MP Sports Cricket Academy

New Barn, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL

  • Large marquee (up to 150 people) and sports ground for hire.
  • Large floodlight generator, speakers, and microphones are all also available for hire for an additional cost.
  • Fantastic countryside view.
  • Ideal for corporate retreats, parties, weddings, and any other event.
  • Free parking.

Racquets Fitness Centre

North Street, Thame, OX9 3TH

  • Studio: 120 people
  • Includes Free Wi-Fi, bars, tables / chairs. Rates for parties vary depending on type and food.

Red Kite Family Centre

99 Southern Road, Thame, OX9 2DY

  • Main activity room available for hire on weekday evenings (from 3:30pm) and weekends, for birthday parties and adult groups and meetings.
  • All hiring packages include the use of kitchen facilities and toilets (inc. disabled). Party groups can use general play equipment as well!

Thame Barns Centre

Church Road, Thame, OX9 3AJ

  • Quiet Room: this room has easy chairs and is suitable for up to 8 people
  • Room 1: suitable for about 25 people
  • Small Barn: up to 40 people
  • Large Barn: up to 100 people. 
  • Free Wi-Fi access throughout.

Thame Business Hub

109 High Street, Thame, OX9 3DZ

  • Light, airy, sits up to 8 comfortable and has HD presentation facilities.
  • Available for £10 per hour.
  • Open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

Thame Cricket Club

Church Meadow, Church Road, Thame, OX9 3AJ

  • Room for meetings, functions and a wide range of activities.
  • Available for one-off functions or regular meetings.
  • Free parking; large outdoor area adjacent to the pavilion; kitchen, toilets, changing rooms and if required a fully licensed bar –  available fully manned at a small additional cost.

Thame District Girlguiding Headquarters

Spring Path, Thame, OX9 2EP

  • Large Hall – 50 people seated or 100 standing, 20 for mat / exercise classes. 
  • Small Hall – 25 people seated or 40 standing, 8 for mat / exercise classes. 
  • Disabled access to the headquarters.
    Thame Guides Hall Bookings – Thame Guiding

Thame Leisure Centre

Oxford Road, Thame, OX9 2BB

  • Small meeting room which comfortably caters for 12 people.
  • Small hall that can easily hold 100 people. 
  • Coffee machine and vending machines for light snacks or hirers are welcome to organise their own catering. Self-catering options. Licenced to sell alcohol. Projector if booked in advance.

Thame Snooker Club

1a Saint Andrews Court, Wellington Street, Thame, OX9 3WT

  • Function Room that can accommodate parties of any size up to 150 people

Thame Town Hall

High Street, Thame, OX9 3DP

  • Meeting Room: currently unavailable to hire.
  • Upper Chamber: 80 seated or 120 standing. Included in the hire is the use of trestle tables, chairs, kitchen facility and free Wi-Fi.

The Players Theatre

Nelson Street, Thame, OX9 2DP

  • The theatre is available to hire for business conferences, presentations, training events, film screenings and private shows. It is also a venue used by TV and film production companies and by voluntary and community groups.
  • The theatre offers:
    • Raked seating for 132
    • Full stage and lighting facilities, with wide screen and back projection
    • A foyer with a fully equipped bar
    • Kitchen and coffee-making facilities
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Disabled access and toilet facilities

The Rectory Rooms Events Centre

Rectory Pavilion (Chinnor Rugby Club), Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL

  • Can accommodate 1:1 interviews to up to 120 people.
  • Free internet and wireless, AV equipment; fully licensed for music and dancing; kitchen facilities.

The Woodworks Trading

27 Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 3EX

  • Available for private hire at evenings and weekends.

The Churchill Arms

1 High Street, Long Crendon HP18 9AF

  • Function room can fit 30 in a boardroom style or 25 for a sit-down meal, 50 in a auditorium style or for drinks or a buffet. We can do meetings with lunch or private parties. This will depend on availability and requirements. 

  • Free hire as spend will be on food and drinks.

  • Free Wi-Fi access.

  • Heating and cooling system.

  • Fully functional kitchen that serves Thai food.

  • Coffee and tea station or waiter service.

  • Licensed bar.

  • Outside break-out area.

  • Audio system for presentations but currently no visual so that would need to be provided 

The Black Horse

11 Cornmarket, Thame OX9 2BL

  • Host a seated meal for up to 26 people or standing canape events for up to 40 in our private dining room.
  • Or hire out the rear section of the main barn part of the restaurant for seated parties of up to 40 or standing up to 80. We can also hire the whole of the barn for seated parties of up to 100 or standing of 150.
  • Prices subject to minimum spends and price changes but always happy to quote.