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Set in the heart of beautiful Calderstones Park in South Liverpool, the historic Mansion House is full of community, character and charm, plus beautiful parkland views, private garden and a historic 1940s garden theatre. This licensed space caters perfectly to inspiring corporate events with plenty light and air and the flexibility to come together or break off into smaller groups.

To enhance your event, and help facilitate team building and creative thinking, we offer tailored packages, including wellbeing and literary experiences, poetry walks, heritage tours along with The Reader’s unique Shared Reading model.

By choosing to host your event with us, you’re also supporting The Reader to deliver its charitable work transforming lives through literature in Liverpool and across the UK. Now that’s what we call doubling the feel- good factor. 

Facilities at a glance

  • Fully accessible venue.
  • Super fast Wifi.
  • Free parking on site. 
  • Range of space options, such as meeting rooms, breakout rooms, dining rooms, workspaces. 
  • Flexible time slots. 
  • Sit-down meal capacity for up to 86 guests or 120 buffet-style.  
  • Standing event capacity for up to 150 indoors, 350 outdoors. Marquee/tents can be hired externally.
  • Tailored wellbeing and literary packages to enhance your event.
  • Tailored packages, including wellbeing and literary experiences. We can offer poetry walks, heritage tours and Shared Reading.
  • A variety of menus available. 
  • Locally sourced, delicious food prepared by our in-house chefs. 
  • AV equipment (and tech support) available. 
  • Access to garden area and terrace. 
  • All profits support The Reader’s charitable work with people across the UK. 

Available Spaces

Three Reading rooms

  • Ground floor, fully accessible
  • Board-style tables to seat 12

The Old Café room

  • Ground floor, fully accessible
  • Seated: 20
  • Standing reception: 45

Theatre Room

  • Seated for dinner: 80-100
  • Reception / standing: 150
  • Theatre style: 120

Outdoor marquee

  • Seated: 200
  • Standing reception: 350

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