Venue Hire

Our stunning and unique building, formerly Townhead Church, serves as a perfect backdrop for a range of events including magical birthday parties. To book or find out more please email


Our Thomson room is a well-furbished meeting room for corporate meetings and smaller parties and events. For further information or to book the Thomson room, please contact us on 01387 253485 or by email at

The Thomson Room, is named after Reverend Thomson, the second to last minister of the original Townhead Church.

The room comfortably sits 24 people board-room style and can be arranged in a variance of styles from Classroom to Cabaret, to Theatre Style.


The room is available at a cost of £15 per hour. 

There are a range of catering options available and clients will have access to a projector, laptop, connection to a projector and up to three flipcharts. 

Thomson Room Menu



The café area provides an extensive floorspace for a range of events including a birthday dinner with family and friends.

Its unique history gives way to exquisite stained-glass windows and stunning Victorian architecture – a venue suited to a range of events.


The building has stood since 1867 and has lived through several transformations. 

It was born as the Townhead United Presbyterian Church, then was reborn as a school cafeteria before becoming the home of The Usual Place.

Cafe Menu



From a birthday afternoon tea to a luxurious social dinner, The Usual Place is suited to a wide range of events.

Our unique, historic building is the perfect scene for taking Insta-worthy selfies or professional photographs for the promotion of your events. 


Our meal options are extensive with choices coming from our buffet options, main menu or bespoke combinations.

To book or find out more, please contact us on 01387 253485 or by emailing