Paterson Centre

The Paterson centre is attached to the Church of St Barnabas, Swanmore. There are a number of flexible spaces which you are welcome to hire.


Main Hall

The Main Hall is a large, spacious and airy room, ideal for social functions, children's parties and other events up to a maximum of 60 people.  There is a kitchen attached with cooker, fridge and a dishwasher.  Tables and chairs are also available.  Current use of the main hall includes lunch groups, youth group meetings, fitness classes and similar functions.  Wi-Fi connectivity is available.

Long Room

The Long Room is a side room off the main hall and is ideal for meetings or smaller functions.  It is self contained but has no kitchen facilities, although tea and coffee making facilities can be provided.  It also has a video monitor suitable for presentations.  Wi-Fi connectivity is available.


The Church of St Barnabas, Swanmore is the main building on site.  It is not available for direct booking, all enquiries for services should be made to


The Tower contains an impressive peal of bells.  Visiting bell ringers should contact the Captain of the Tower to arrange access.


Barnaby's is the community coffee shop adjacent to the Paterson Centre, open to the general public.  Whilst not available for hire, when it is open, the facilities are available to all users of the Paterson Centre on a retail basis.