Welcome to the Reading Room - a beautiful space for hire.
Part of historic Chinnor, the delightful Reading Room is enjoyed by many local groups, clubs and families. A lovely light and airy hall of 78 sq m, the Reading Room is equipped with a kitchen, toilets, disabled toilet, disabled access, loop/PA system, yoga mats, dumbbells, Swiss balls, wooden sticks and weighted bars. We offer a customised heating service for each booking.
The Reading Room is run by volunteers on a not-for-profit basis.
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The Reading Room was built in 1878 by the church and local philanthropists to help the parish's men with literacy - and as an alternative to the pub. Hundreds of Reading Rooms sprung up around the country in Victorian times. Chinnor's Reading Room is one of over 50 that survive today as village halls
In a convenient spot at the lower end of the High Street in the large village of Chinnor, south Oxfordshire. Chinnor is just off the Ridgeway at the foot of the Chilterns, only 10 minutes from J6 of the M40 and 4 miles from the nearby towns of Thame and Princes Risborough
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