Room Hire


Educational and meeting space for training days, special events, school workshops and visits. Within the beautiful Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.


Kate Boys-Layton
Telephone: 01227 862578

Prices from £50 for an hour to £250.


Theatre: 40
Boardroom: 12

Guided tours available from £60 per hour for parties of up to 25.

Full wheelchair access.

Refreshements menu.

Evening private hire of the museum available, prices available on request.


Projector and laptop
Flip charts
WiFi available for meetings

Birthday party hire


Learning Facilities

The Beaney offers a wide range of creative learning activities and self-guided visits from early years to primary and secondary schools and students in further and higher education. Many of these sessions can be tailored to specific needs. Download the pdf for a full list of our learning charges 


Follow the beaney on:

Beaney Map

Download a map of the Beaney and it's location in the city of Canterbury.


Current Special Exhibition

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 - Friday 8 August to Sunday 2 November


Upcoming Special Event

Kent Dance Network in residence at the Beaney - Throughout December 2014


Download the Canterbury Museums and Galleries What's on guide

Download the latest what's on guide for Canterbury Museums and Galleries.