Venue Birmingham

Academic, UK
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  • Nearest Motorway: M42
  • Nearest Train station: University Rail
  • Nearest Airport: Birmingham International

The Great Hall is a well-established venue. The first ever event hosted in the Great Hall was in July 1909 at its official opening by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.

The Great Hall is now regularly used for award ceremonies as well as weddings and gala dinners. The Hall has also been the venue of choice for the BBC TV events such as The Antiques Road Show, Question Time and The Prime Ministerial debates. The Hall was also the location of the official Olympic gala dinner for the Jamaican Olympic team and the other visiting Dignitaries.

The venuebirmingham Conference Park also has purpose built meeting and accommodation space located away from our main campus. The Park facilitates residential and day meetings having en-suite Bed and Breakfast Accommodation. This enables you as an event organiser a ‘hassle free’ experience as we offer day delegate packages that incorporate meeting rooms, refreshments, AV and overnight stay facilities all at competitive rates.

The Bramall music building is a state of the art contemporary facility opened in 2012. The Elgar concert hall has a maximum seating capacity of 420, this facility is ideal for concerts and conferences.

Winterborne House and Gardens is a Arts and Crafts Heritage venue situated in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston and also one of our Conference Park venues. This venue is an ideal location for Team Away Days interviews, Board-meetings and small day meetings. Delegates also gain advantage of being able to stroll around the venues extensive Botanical gardens.

On-site Campus Conference Facilities;
As an academic venue the University of Birmingham has an exhaustive list of lecture theatres, boardrooms, I.T suites and meeting rooms used for a variety of meetings. All venues are also within walking distance of campus restaurants, coffee shops and catering facilities.

Suite Name Capacity (people) Dimensions(m)
Theatre Classrm Boardrm Cabaret Banquet Ushape Rec. H W L A
The Great Hall 1000 0 480 480 1000 17  32  544
Muirhead Tower 201 22 60 100 40  150  –  –
The Conference Park 80 35 48 80 30  200 2.74 7.62  11  84
Winterbourne House and Gardens 40 18 24 13  – 2.6 5.62  7.4  38
The Bramall Music Building 420  350 12.3  17.9  221



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