19 Grove St. ~ PO Box 58 ~ Peterborough, NH 03458 ~ 603-924-3235 

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Bass Hall is one of the most beautiful venues in the Monadnock Region. The hall is used for concerts, art shows, lectures, presentations, meetings, and private functions, and is available for rental to individuals, businesses, or organizations. Email Laura Blackmer or call (603) 924-3235 for contract information and to book your event.

Bass Hall is a multi-use meeting room with lecture style seating for up to 99 people or table seating for 60 people, Bass Hall has a full kitchen and is handicap accessible.

Bass Hall Bass Hall size and capacity

maximum capacity (exclusive of employees):

standing /seated lecture     99
sit down dinner     60

Rental fees

Effective 8/1/2015:

Profit organizations & Individuals

$385      (Monadnock Center Member Rate: $290)


$600   Weddings/ Wedding Receptions/ Rehearsal Dinners

Non-profit organizations sliding scale

$110   Budget below $50,000/ year
$165   Budget  $50,000 – $100,000/ year
$385   Budget  $100,001+/year


The following equipment is available for use and is included in the rental fee:

  • 100 chairs
  • 10 tables (60″ x 30″ resin top)
  • Large projection screen and projection table (you must supply your own projector)
  • PA system and podium

Custodial Service

  • Opening and Closing the building and setting up and cleaning
  • Any time spent beyond two hours will be billed at $20.00 per hour
  • The custodian is not responsible for garbage or recycling removal.
    Renters must remove all garbage and recycling.