Herðubreid is a multipurpose cultural and social centre. The house hosts festivals and annual events such as Art in light, LungA festival, plays, Haustroða, etc. The building also has the only cinema in the East, the primary school canteen, the LungA public school and more.
The building has a variety of spaces for rent; a workspace, a festival hall that can seat about 300 people, and a cinema hall that can seat about 200 people and is suitable for conferences and meetings. A project space for 15 people, a gallery for 50 people, and a cafe that can accommodate up to 100 people, the building also has a certified kitchen, bar and cinema.
The four workspaces have desks, chairs, internet access, kitchen facilities, and toilets. There is a separate entrance to the space, and you can access a printer.
The building staff can provide projectors for smaller events and meetings. It is also possible to hire specialized staff on behalf of Herðubreiðar for events; technicians, lighting, sound engineers, security guards, stage managers, cleaners and installation assistance. All extra work hired for events in Herðubreid will be billed hourly. However, party organizers and event managers are allowed to bring their own technicians and workers.