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Our meeting and conference spaces

Conference Centre Rm6

Hospitality with a difference

People First is proud to do hospitality differently. Combining first rate facilities with excellent people we provide meeting and conferencing spaces in Carlisle and Barrow with a distinct mission. 

Equipped for 2 to 150 guests, our facilities are run by a team of young people with learning difficulties working side by side with experienced professionals. We bring high quality hospitality together with life changing opportunities.

Explore our spaces below and we look forward to meeting you soon.

Key Features

Our meeting rooms are fresh, well-equipped and can be configured to your needs, including:

City centre location
Video conferencing
Onsite refreshments and lunch options
Large meeting rooms for up to 150 guests
Photocopying
High-speed internet access
Projectors and smart-boards
Relaxed lounge and breakout areas
On-site technical assistance
Wheelchair access

The People First experience

When you visit us you'll:

  • enjoy a stylish environment with heart and purpose
  • experience a bespoke and warm service
  • have a choice of delicious on-site catering
  • be a part of a young person's journey into employment

On top of all that you'll know that you're doing something great by supporting a local charity as we work to help local people improve their lives for the better.

What people say about us


“Conferencing at People First is modern, smart and comes with a range of facilities to suit everybody.”


Our hospitality team are ready to help

  • Luke
    Hospitality Manager
  • Marcus
    Kitchen Assistant
  • Neil
    Estates Officer
  • Nicola
    Receptionist & Administrator
  • Paul
    Estates Officer
  • Tracy
    Chef
  • Trish
    Hospitality Team Leader
  • Vic
    Hospitality Team Leader
  • Walter
    Estates Officer