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guildhall

1. Brit
a. the hall of a guild or corporation
b. a town hall
2. the meeting place of a medieval guild

guildhall

A place of assembly for a society of craftsmen or merchants for their mutual assistance; an outgrowth of similar medieval organizations or guilds.
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NIGHT TERORS: Mandy Lucas, Chris Hirons, Cheryl Neale will be spending a night in the eerie St Mary's Guildhall
question to Kerry explains: "To maintain objectivity, the medium that will be joining the event has never visited St Mary's Guildhall before.
investigators will be probing ghostly goings-on at St Mary's Guildhall.
St Mary's Guildhall is hired out for wedding receptions and private functions, where live bands and DJs perform.
Pru, who frequently takes visitors and dignitaries on tours of the Guildhall said an inquiry should be carried out to determine the effects of the noise.
She added: "The Guildhall has a minstrel's gallery, but that was for voices singing a cappella, which is a different to a disco.
A spokeswoman for Coventry City Council said: "We would like to thank Mr Stebbings for his interest in St Mary's Guildhall and will be asking the relevant officers to look into his concerns."
The central civic duty of Lord Mayor-making still takes place at the guildhall.
Tavistock town council is seeking a suitably experienced quantity surveyor in connection with the delivery of the capital building works for the gbp1.65m guildhall gateway project.