Accrington Town Hall

Welcome to Accrington Town Hall, a stunning Grade II listed venue in East Lancashire, perfect for a variety of events including our intimate street dance competitions. The beautifully refurbished Ballroom, dating back to 1858, features a unique fully sprung dance floor and modern amenities. The Ballroom combines historical elegance with contemporary comfort, making it an ideal setting for celebrations and gatherings. Join us at this charming venue to experience a piece of history infused with modern day luxury.

Directions & Car Parking

Accrington Town Hall Postcode– BB5 1LA

Parking- As the venue is in the town centre, there is lots of on street parking around the venue, most of which is free on Sundays.

Emergency Evacuation Procedure

In the event of a building evacuation venue staff will take the lead and give directions. 

The fire assembly point is on the Broadway Strip outside shops like Poundland.

King George’s staff will assist in the opening of all fire exits to ensure a safe exit. Please vacate the building as calmly and quickly as is safe to do so.

Do not attempt to re-enter the venue unless instructed by the on-site staff or the attending fire officers. No access will be permitted until the Duty Manager or the attending officers give full site safety clearance.

If you are a responsible adult accompanying an event participant and it is safe to do so, please try to locate your dance school lead person at the assembly point to let them know that you have safely evacuated the building.

Changing Facilities

Dancers are strictly not permitted to change in the ballroom or the corridors unless they are wearing a base layer (leotard, shorts, or crop top). If anyone needs to change during their time with us, both male and female changing rooms will be clearly signposted. Dancers of school age or younger must be accompanied by an adult or a chaperone while changing. Please ask a member of the OTB team if you are unsure where these are located.

It is strictly prohibited to take photos or videos in this area.

Changing in public areas is not permitted at our events and our staff will monitor this throughout the day. 

First Aid

Should anyone require medical assistance at any time during their visit, please alert any of our staff or venue staff. There will be multiple first aiders available throughout the event. 

Food & Drink Policy

The venue has a bar serving hot & cold drinks all day. Hot dogs will be available and a tuck shop. Packed lunches are permitted to be brought inside the ballroom but can we kindly ask everyone to clear away any rubbish before they leave. Please don’t bring hot takeaway food or drink inside.

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