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Set in the heart of beautiful Calderstones Park in South Liverpool, the historic Mansion House has community feel, character and charm, plus beautiful parkland views, a secret garden and a 1940s theatre.

As a charity, we put people first, and you can be sure you and your guests will enjoy the warmest of Reader welcomes. And, by choosing to celebrate with us, you’re making a difference to people and communities across the UK.

If you’re looking for a venue with a difference, that helps to makes a difference – fill out the form below to request an information pack or arrange a viewing.

Private events

  • Fully accessible venue
  • Free parking on site
  • Access to private garden area and terrace
  • Sit-down meal capacity for up to 86 guests or 120 buffet-style in the 1940s Garden Theatre
  • Standing event capacity for up to 150 indoors, 350 outdoors
  • A variety of menus available from our chefs, with options to source your own external caterer
  • Locally sourced, delicious food
  • Fully licensed bar
  • AV equipment (and tech support) available
  • All profits support The Reader’s charitable work with people across the UK

Corporate events

  • Fully accessible venue
  • Free parking on site
  • Range of space options, such as meeting rooms, breakout rooms, dining rooms, work spaces
  • Flexible time slots
  • Tailored packages, including wellbeing and literary experiences, drinks receptions and barbecues
  • AV equipment (and tech support) available
  • Access to garden area and terrace
  • Catering menus to suit all budgets and tastes, and public café on site
  • 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: 30
  • Standing reception: 45

 

Theatre Room

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

Outdoor marquee

  • Seated: 200
  • Standing reception: 350

Contact us

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