Braunstone Civic Centre

General Information

The Civic Centre is licensed for music, singing and dancing. A theatre license may be obtained by prior arrangement.  Guide Dogs, Hearing & Guide Dogs are welcome in all areas of the Civic Centre.  Wheelchair users and pushchairs are cated for as the Civic Centre is a single story building with easy access to all areas with no steps and wide corridoors and doors.  Equipment available for hire at the Civic Centre - Overhead Projector, Overhead Projector Screen, Flip Chart, TV, VHS & DVD Player (for viewing only), Portable Loop Hearing System. Free WiFi is also available at the Civic Centre.

Programme of Events

Braunstone Town Council organises a series of events during September to April including bands, quizzes, barn dances, craft fairs, pantomimes plus much more. Local groups and charities organise the events and the Town Council provides the room, tickets and publicity.  Net proceeds are donated to the group. Brouchures promoting all the events are distributed in August.  Or see What's On for upcoming events. 

Our Rooms

Millfield Hall

Millfield Hall

The Millfield hall is a large hall available for events and family parties. There is a large stage with stage lighting. Extension blocks for the stage are available.  The Millfield Hall is fully air-conditioned. Variable coloured mood lighting can be set to your requirements. Bouncy Castles are permitted in the Millfield Hall.

Maximum Capacities:

Theatre Seating 240
Seating with tables 200
Seating with dancing 200


Millfield Hall - 22.5m x 12.5m (73'x41') (LxW) 
Millfield Stage   - 12.5m x 3.96m x 1.22m (41'x13'x3.9') (WxDxH)


Millfield hall 2 Millfield hall 1 Millfield hall 4 Millfield hall 3


Council Chambers

Council Chamber

Available for smaller family events, conference meeting etc. The room is fitted with air extraction, spot lights and a wooden floor. Bouncy Castles are permitted in the Council Chamber with a maximum height of 3.05m (10ft)

Maximum Capacities:

Theatre Seating 100
Seating with tables 80


Council Chamber - 11.8m x 8.7m (38.7'x28.5'') (LxW) 

Committee Rooms

RavenhurstFosse RoomA selection of rooms are available for meetings or social occasions for smaller groups. All rooms are fully carpeted, curtained and fitted with fans.  Bouncy Castles are permitted in the Ravenhurst Room with a maximum height of 2.29m (7.5')

Maximum Capacities:

Ravenhurst Room 45
Fosse Room 20
Small Meeting Room 4


Ravenhurst Room - 7.3m x 4.44m (24'x14.6') (LxW) 
Fosse Room - 3.55m x 6.26m (11.8'x20.5') (LxW) 
Small Meeting Room  - 2.82m x 2.62m (9.25'x8.58') (LxW) 


The Coucil Chamber, Ravenhurst and Millfield Hall have modern fitting kitchens available to hire in conjunction with room hire.  Both kitchens have a large cooker, fridge, dishwasher and tea urn.  The Civic Centre can also provide hot flasks/cups, tea/coffee etc, bottled water for a modest charge.


Please click here for more information on the bar/lounge at the Civic Centre - the Civic Community Lounge. 



Civic Centre Floor Plan

Civic Centre Floor Plan

Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Business Hours

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2.00pm - 6.00pm
  • Tuesday: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 10.00am - 1:00pm, then 2.00pm - 5.00pm.
  • Thursday: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am - 12:00 Noon, then 2.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closed on Bank Holidays
  • Braunstone Civic Centre & Thorpe Astley Community Centre

    Slots available for hire, contact Customer Services for availability. 

    Closed Bank Holidays (Subject to hirings)

    Customer Services Shop

    Open Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.

    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Braunstone Town,
    LE3 2PP

    Tel: 0116 2890045
    Fax: 0116 2824785

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    Our Community Centres

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    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 2890045

    Logo for Google Maps, linking to a map showing the Thorpe Astley Community Centre

    Thorpe Astley Community Centre
    Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
    Tel: 0116 2890704

    Logo for Google Maps, linking to a map showing the Braunstone Town Community Library.

    Braunstone Town Community Library
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 3055909 or 01164820159


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