History Dating back to 1882, this majestic Victorian building is an iconic feature in the town of Bedford. Originally built as a school hall in a 'Free Tudor' style, the marvellous hall has stunning period features and beautiful painted ceilings. The venue adds a splash of history and splendour for an idyllic setting. The hall also boasts an exquisite original John Broadwood and Sons piano, dating back to the 19th century. The piano is a great addition on the day, allow your guests to arrive with the sounds of classical music. The venue also features a showpiece organ, found on one of their feature balconies.