Dorchester Corn Exchange



The Buildings comprise of the Corn Exchange, the Town Hall, the Magistrates Room, the Council Chamber together with ancillary facilities including a full catering kitchen and dressing rooms. The Buildings are licensed for civil weddings/partnerships and are an ideal venue for many different types of events:-

* Civil Wedding/Partnership Ceremonies and Receptions, (hold your entire day under the one roof)
* Meetings, Training Days or Seminars
* Birthday Parties or Fashion Shows
* Trade Sales
* Theatrical Performances

The Council offers very competitive prices, full kitchen facilities, which enables you to use your own caterers, free bar facilities which have recently been refurbished and disabled access to the ground floor and a stairclimber to enable access to the first floor. We also have flexible staging, extensive stage lighting and audio systems.

Max Capacity: 300 / Meeting Rooms: 2

on site facilities

Wedding Licence


Fax, Photocopier
No capacities available


Dorchester Municipal Buildings,,
High East Street,,
DT1 1HF,
United Kingdom

nearest airports

  • Bournemouth International Airport (26.7 miles)
  • Exeter Airport (42.9 miles)
  • Bristol International Airport (47.9 miles)
  • nearest motorways

    • M5 JCT 25 (34.5 miles)
    • M5 JCT 24 (36.2 miles)
    • M5 JCT 26 (37.3 miles)

    nearest train station

    • Dorchester South (0.4 miles)
    • Dorchester West (0.4 miles)
    • Upwey (4.8 miles)

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