The ground floor area of the Beacon’s new facility will be capable of accommodating up to 30 people and will feature a curved glass wall with views of Whitehaven’s historic harbour. The team at the Beacon Museum are currently developing future possibilities to incorporate a virtual reality resource.
All events will have the facility for catering, with in both house and external catering options available. The conference and learning centre will be fitted with high speed wi-fi and multimedia presentation facilities.
Alan Irwin, business development manager at The Beacon said: "This facility will be a first for Whitehaven and we hope it will lead the way for museums in the North of England to develop their business presence in events management. Logistically, all events and conferences will be looked after by our dedicated venue team from start to finish, ensuring a seamless experience and high standard of service is a given within a truly special environment."
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