The Meeting Place in Westbourne is a beautiful multipurpose venue for meetings, classes, parties, weddings and community events. It is the home of Westbourne Baptist Church. It was refurbished to a high standard in 2009.

What we can offer

  • One carpeted room (1165x570cm) which can seat 128 in rows, up to 68 banqueting style and 48 conference style round circular tables
  • One hard floor room (770×490) which can seat up to 60 in rows, 56 banqueting style and 36 conference style round circular tables
  • Full disabled access including two fully equipped toilets
  • Fully equipped kitchen with professional standard filter coffee machine
  • Spacious foyer with hatch into kitchen
  • Projector, PA system, hearing loop, microphones

Our main hall can be hired for £10 per hour. Perfect for a child’s birthday party, family occasion, classes, conference, community events and much, much more. Our second hall and can be hired for £7 per hour and is perfect if it’s a smaller venue you are looking for.

We are proud to announce that we now have our own bouncy castle which is available to hire for £25 with a hall booking.

There is also full working kitchen with the hire of either of the halls.

There is on street parking or a free public car park 7 minutes walk away on Monks Hill.

Events, Clubs and Activities

View calendar here!

Regular community group users include: Wrigglers Parent Baby & Toddler Group, After School Cafe, Abundance Fitness, Westbourne Parish Council, Westbourne Neighbourhood Plan Committee and Westbourne Greening Committee, with occasional public meetings to organise a response to local planning issues.

Wrigglers Parent Baby & Toddler Group runs every Tuesday and Thursday term time only 10.00 till 11.30, with some fun mornings in the holidays when our bouncy castle is out. It costs from £1.50 and has Toys, Crafts and Healthy Snacks for the children and Tea, coffee and homemade cake for the adults.

The After School Cafe runs every Tuesday and Thursday term time only from 3 till 5pm with good coffee and tea, cupcakes, games and crafts and is for any age.

We are pleased to welcome Rachel from Abundance Fitness. Abundance Fitness is here to support you to take those first steps into / back into fitness without the sometimes intimidating atmosphere of a gym and to assist you to maintain and improve your overall state of health. If you’re already quite fit, I’ll keep you motivated and improving you fitness levels into the future.

Classes include Zumba, Pilates, Circuits, Flexibility and Toning classes amongst others.

We run classes for children too – Zumba Kids and Kids Jr (4-6yrs).  

See my website for details, call me 01243 370797 / 07736 358503 or follow the Facebook page Abundance Fitness.

The Meeting Place
North Street
PO10 8SP

Lissa Lander – Community Minister
T: 07596840018


Tammy Vallins (cover for maternity leave)
M: 07881 827479

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