The Allendale Community Centre was opened on the 31 January 1975 and is situated close to the centre of Wimborne, next door to Allendale House alongside the river Allen and is easily accessible from Bournemouth or Poole. The Centre features the Minster Theatre and Hall, an adaptable performing arts space with capacity for 300 seats.
Allendale Community Centre is the ideal venue for one-off or regular events and functions, with a number of different sized rooms available for hire. The venue can accommodate amongst other things, civic and corporate conferences, exhibitions, live music and arts events, cinema, theatre and dance, fashion shows, fairs, festivals, classes and workshops, seminars, parties and wedding receptions. The facilities are for hire at any time of day, subject to availability. The opening times listed are for the customer relations and box office only.
Allendale Community Centre is also home to Wimborne Food Supply, a volunteer run food bank and home meals delivery service for the elderly.
Café @ The Allendale is open daily, with free live music every Thursday and Friday evening.