Room hire

Marriott Room
Marriott Room

Contacts

See below for information about pricing, conditions, and refreshments.  When you’re ready to book please contact the staff at the library of your choice on these numbers:

York Explore

Andy, Janet or Gillian (01904) 552828 or roombookings@exploreyork.org.uk

Acomb Explore

Katie or Vicky (01904) 552652 or acomb@exploreyork.org.uk

Tang Hall Explore

Julia (01904) 552655 or tanghall@exploreyork.org.uk

Pricing

Profit making

Room Max Occupancy Theatre Style Max Occupancy Board Room Style Day Hourly
York – Marriott Room 50 30 £300 £40
York – Garden Room 40 25 £250 £35
York – Brierley Room 20 15 £200 £30
York – Archives Reading Room 40 25 £250 £35
York – Family History Mezzanine 15 8 £100 £15
Acomb – Room 1 30 20 £200 £30
Acomb – Room 4 20 15 £175 £25
Tang Hall – Meeting Room  NA 12 £100 £15

Day (applies to all bookings of 4 hours and above)

Hourly Rate (applies to bookings of less than 4 hours)

Non-profit making and Explore Community Members

Room Max Occupancy Theatre Style Max Occupancy Board Room Style Day Hourly
York – Marriott Room 50 30 £175 £25
York – Garden Room 40 25 £120 £20
York – Brierley Room 20 15 £100 £15
York – Archives Reading Room 40 25 £150 £20
York – Family History Mezzanine 15 8 £80 £12
Acomb – Room 1 30 20 £160 £25
Acomb – Room 4 20 15 £140 £20
Tang Hall – Meeting Room  NA 12 £70 £10

Day (applies to all bookings of 4 hours and above)

Hourly Rate (applies to bookings of less than 4 hours)

IT Suites

Room Profit Making Hourly Non-profit Making Hourly
York – IT Suite £300 per day £45 £200 per day £30
Acomb – IT Suite £300 per day £45 £200 per day £30
Clifton – IT Suite £250 per day £35 £150 per day £25
Tang Hall – IT Suite £250 per day £35 £150 per day £25

Day (applies to all bookings of 4 hours and above)

Hourly Rate (applies to bookings of less than 4 hours)

All rooms include use of free wi-fi, use of IT equipment (PC, digital projector and screen) and flipcharts & PA available on request.

Garden Room
Garden Room

Out of hours use of libraries

Available at libraries excluding Dunnington, Fulford and New Earswick. Please contact the library for further information.

Cancellation Charges

More than 21 days before event incurs no charge. Between 21 – 7 days before event there will be a charge of 50% of the original price. With 7 days or less remaining before the event, a full charge will be incurred.

Please read through our full terms and conditions before you reserve a room.

Refreshments

Tea and coffee £1.20 per person per serving, or £1.50 with biscuits.

Brierley Room
Brierley Room

Buffets

Here at Explore, we are able to provide a professional, quality and friendly service that will suit all of your catering needs.  From a working lunch, to a celebratory party, we will provide everything to compliment the event perfectly.  The Explore Team pride themselves on their customer service. We will work closely with you to cater for all dietary requirements and needs.  We use the freshest ingredients available and use local produce and businesses to ensure that you receive the very best quality.

The Working Lunch  £4.50 per head

A selection of sandwiches served on soft white and malted granary bread. Gluten free option also available. All served with a dressed salad & handmade Yorkshire crisps. Please choose 3 fillings from the list below.

  • Zesty Tuna. Tuna in a lemon and chive mayonnaise
  • Gammon Ham with Caramelised Onion Chutney
  • Cheese and Pickle. Strong Mature Cheddar with an Apple and Ale pickle
  • Mozzarella with Tomato & Pesto Mayonnaise
  • Egg Mayonnaise – Free Range Eggs  with Cress
  • Brie & Cranberry
  • Hummus with Sundried Tomatoes and Rocket

For those with a sweet tooth, a variety of home made cakes are available at £1 per head.

Chilled Fruit Juice is also available at £1 per head.

The Slightly More Indulgent – £7.95 per head

  • Selection of Sandwiches With Salad Garnish.  Please see menu above.
  • Chorizo & Cream Cheese with Sliced Tomato
  • Homemade Hummus, Cucumber & Rocket Wraps
  • A Selection of Individual Quiches
  • Handmade Yorkshire Crisps
  • A variety of Home Tray bakes made
  • Chilled Fresh Orange & Apple Juice

The Extravagant –  £10.95 per head

  • Platters of British and Continental Meats, served with Pickles and Chutney.
  • Homemade Sweet Potato Pate
  • Homemade Hummus
  • Olives and Sun Blushed Tomatoes.
  • A Selection of Individual Quiches Freshly Baked
  • Green Salad Dressed with Olive Oil.
  • Tomato & Mozzarella Salad drizzled with Olive oil & herbs.
  • Fresh Baked Bread Rolls and Butter.
  • Lightly Salted Handmade Crisps
  • A Selection of Homemade Tray Bakes
  • Chilled Fresh Orange & Apple Juice