Based in the pretty village of Whitworth in Rossendale, and surrounded by beautiful scenery; you will find The Riverside. This amazing venue was formerly Whitworth Civic Hall, which was unfortunately destroyed by fire in 2003. Now it is once again an integral part of the local community.
The Riverside is the perfect venue for all functions, whether for business or personal use alike, and can cater for parties of up to 300 people. The Riverside has state of the art facilities, clean, fresh surroundings and a friendly team that are on hand to ensure your special day goes without hitch.
Catering for all budgets, The Riverside has three rooms in total for all events, from weddings and civil partnerships, conferences, christenings, parties and much more. A variety of menus and wines are available, with a well-stocked bar offering beverages at respectable prices. All dietary requirements can be catered for, to ensure that every member of your party has an enjoyable day.
As the biggest day of your life, you want to ensure that everything goes to plan. The friendly and professional team at The Riverside are on hand from the day you book your wedding venue right through till when the very last guests leave. The Riverside also has a separate secure room available to store your wedding gifts, which can be used if you want to simply escape from it all for a while.
Wedding packages start with a civil ceremony in the Mayoral Chamber followed by:
The use of the Main Hall and Stage, Festival Lounge Bar and Broadley Room are free of charge for parties of 50 and over.
Further services are available for your wedding such as an official toastmaster, to cover all of the day's formalities and introductions. Please call for further details.
Why not consider The Riverside for your Civil Partnership? They have all of the facilities that you require for a very special day as well as packages to suit your requirements. Please contact The Riverside for further information.
Function Rooms and Party Venues
The Riverside is a fantastic party venue, whatever the occasion. From 21st parties, engagements, christenings, anniversaries and all other celebrations, The Riverside will assist you in hosting a party that is a complete success. Whether you need balloons, room decorations or flowers, we have all the contacts and are a real one-stop-shop for your party needs.
Conference Facilities and Function Rooms
Conference facilities at The Riverside are second to none. From a small and intimate meeting through to a large exhibition, you can rest assured that you will find all of the facilities that you require. Of course, you will be WiFi connected too, allowing you to kept up to date throughout the day.
Function rooms can be laid out in boardroom, theatre, cabaret or horseshoe style to accomodate up to 300 prople. Food is available from a variety of menus.
Other items available to hire from the venue are:
Venues for fundraising activities, open days and more
The Riverside, Whitworth Civic Suite, hosts a number of local events throughout the year. From murder mystery nights and live music events to seasonal parties, there is often something happening to keep you entertained.
Contact The Riverside
Whitworth Civic Hall
01706 893 532.
Luke and I wanted to thank you and all the staff for organising our wedding reception earlier this month. Thanks for dressing the room, it looked beautiful and the afternoon tea was delicious! We would...
Lisa/Aimee, I hope you’re both well. Can you please pass on a massive thanks to Aimee and the rest of the team for Friday’s event, the venue as always is absolutely stunning and the food was gorgeous,...
Hi Lisa, I would also like to thank both you and the staff at the Riverside for what was a fantastic evening. I am as you probably noticed a rank amateur when it comes to events like proms, if it wasn’t...
Hi Lisa, Could I ask you to pass our sincere thanks in to Lord please? The meal last Saturday was exceptional and there has been numerous compliments and everybody I have spoken to said that the food...
Hi Lisa just wanted to say what a brill time we all had on Saturday night. So many people commented on how fabulous the room looked, the food was good and Amy looked after us very well too (please pass...
In April 2016
Councillor Lynda Barnes, Mayor of Whitworth said