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Venue Hire

Set in a small quiet village in the heart of Yorkshire, Read School can provide the perfect facility for a wide range of your events. 

Read boasts acres of beautiful, well maintained sports facilities, various types of function spaces and comfortable accommodation, making an ideal facility to host your event. We are flexible, friendly and competitive on price and alongside being within only a few miles of the M62 and 8 miles from the well-connected Selby train station, we are very easy to access from all over the country. 

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Multi-Use Indoor Sports Hall

This fantastic facility, complete with indoor cricket nets, floor markings for multi-use, various sports nets and other fitness equipment, is fantastic for sports teams who would provide camps, sports clubs needing an indoor facility or ad-hoc for individuals who wish to hire the hall our of hours.

  • Approx. 36m x 20m, Heated 
  • Full-Size Netball Court with Posts  
  • Indoor Football for 5 or 6 A-Side 
  • 4 x Badminton Courts 
  • 3 x Cricket Lanes with Nets 
  • 3 x Roll out Mats (cricket) 
  • 2 x Indoor Football Goals
  • 4 x Basketball Nets 
  • 12 x Exercise mats  
  • 4 x Benches
  • 4 x Table Tennis Tables 
  • 2 x Female & Male Changing Rooms with Showers 

Multi-Use Drama Studio

The Strickland Drama Studio is a multi functional space, with some excellent specialist equipment, and this facility is suitable for: Exercise Classes, Drama Schools, Theatre Groups, Stage Schools, Dance Classes, Fitness Clubs, Craft Clubs, Community Groups etc. The studio includes:

  • Approximately 16m x 9m
  • Heated 
  • Small raised Stage 
  • Visual effect lighting
  • Black out blinds 
  • Costume/fitting room 
  • Sockets for multiple equipment use
  • Audio & visual equipment  
  • Ideal for dance, exercise classes and drama groups

Multi-Use Function Room/Hall 

Moloney Hall is a generous space within the grounds of Read School, and would be suitable for large groups, stage schools, large theatre groups and dance classes. 

  • Approximately 25m x 20m
  • Heated 
  • Raised Stage 
  • Audio & Visual Equipment 
  • Ideal for large functions such as parties, conferences & weddings

Sports Pitches

MUGA Enclosed Astro Turf Pitch

  • Flood lit Multi-Purpose, All-Weather Astro
  • 1 x Full Size Netball Court 
  • 1 x Small Hockey Pitch 
  • 3 x Tennis Courts 
  • 6 A-Side Football Pitch/Training  

Back Field

  • 1 x Full Size Football Pitch
  • 2 x Smaller 8/9 A-Side Football Pitches
  • Grass Running Track
  • 2 x Grass Rounders Pitches  

Front Field

  • 2 x Full Size Rugby Pitches
  • 1 x Junior Pitch
  • Cricket Square & Wicket
  • Cricket Pavilion with Changing Rooms & Kitchenette

Prep Field:

  • 1 x 6 A-Side Football Pitch
  • 1 x 4 A-Side Football Training Pitch

Computer Suite 

  • New investment; latest equipment 
  • Room 1: 24 x computers 
  • Room 2: 13 x computers
  • Projectors/screens in both rooms
  • Printers 
  • Available evenings & weekends
  • Limited weekday (day) availability 

Art Studio 

  • 1 x Large Art Studio
  • 1 x Small Studio 
  • Available evenings & weekends
  • Limited weekday (day) availability 
  • Contact us for further information 

Function Room 

  • Quiet School Library 
  • Room Approx. 12m x 6m 
  • Large Meeting Table for 16 people 
  • Projectors & Screen 
  • Basic catering by arrangement 
  • Available evenings & weekends
  • Limited weekday (day) availability


Cooking Studio 

  • Fully Self-Sufficient Cooking Studio
  • Perfect for Cooking Classes! 
  • 11 x Cooking Stations 
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave 
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Large Teaching Table etc.
  • Please contact us for further information & availability 

Music Studio 

  • 4 x Small Music Rooms 
  • 1 x Large Music Room with Screen/Projector 
  • Various Equipment 
  • Available evenings & weekends
  • Limited weekday (day) availability 
  • Contact us for further information

Boarding House / Accommodation

  • Perfect for Club Camps! 
  • Common Rooms
  • 15 x Twin Rooms
  • Dorm Type Rooms
  • Single Rooms
  • Staff Rooms
  • Various Washing Facilities 
  • Contact us for further information & to discuss availability