Unique Venues

And now for something completely different…

If you’re looking for somewhere a little different for your event, Nottingham has a fantastic collection of unique venues that provide something truly out of the ordinary.

From stunning settings to cultural and sporting inspiration, if you’re looking to impress your delegates, you’ll find it all here in Nottingham and our enthusiastic and experienced events team are always on hand to help you find the perfect venue for your event.

You can choose from museums, art galleries, indoor and outdoor sporting venues, casinos, churches and historic houses.  Whether you’re looking for a 17th Century castle for a civilised evening reception or a water sports centre for an exciting outdoor team-building activity, Nottingham is the answer to an event organiser’s prayers.

You’ll be spoilt for choice.  From the romantic and mysterious ancestral home of the poet Lord Byron to an award-winning landmark art facility, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for.

Our unique venues offer a wide range of space options catering for between 8 and 300 delegates and offering first-class business support personnel and facilities for every kind of meeting, conference, exhibition or other major event.

With so much to choose from it’s easy to see why our fabulous city is such a popular choice for event organisers looking to move away from convention.  Contact us today to see how we can help make your event one your delegates will remember forever.

We look forward to meeting you very soon.

“The Assessment Day event we had at Nottingham Forest Football Club went really well as the venue was ideal for the event. Can we pass on thanks to Jayne who looked after us through out.  Nothing was too much trouble and she was always there smiling and keeping us warmed up with hot drinks.” 

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    Kelham Hall and Country Park

    • Location: Kelham, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 5QX, United Kingdom

    “The idyllic and tranquil environment of Kelham Hall offers clients a perfect retreat for all kinds of corporate meetings, functions and events. Whether you are planning a large conference, training programme, board meeting or a small seminar, Kelham Hall provides the perfect focused environment, with no distractions, allowing delegates to concentrate on what is important. Our choice of beautiful state…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 40 Cabaret: 0
    Classroom: 650 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 60 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 0
    Theatre: 700 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 30
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    National Justice Museum

    • Location: Shire Hall, High Pavement, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1HN, United Kingdom

    Situated in the heart of the historic Lace Market, the National Justice Museum is close to bus, tram, rail stations, and a stone’s throw from one of the city’s main shopping districts. This prestigious Shire Hall which now houses the crime and punishment museum, has a range of unique rooms, from the intimate Magistrates Suite to the magnificent Grand Jury…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 50 Cabaret: 60
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 80 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 100
    Theatre: 120 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 0
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    Newstead Abbey

    • Location: Ravenshead, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8NA, United Kingdom

    “A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape within the heart of Nottinghamshire. Founded in the late 12th Century, Newstead was home to the poet Lord Byron from 1808 to 1814. Inside the Abbey there is much to explore including Victorian room settings and the poets private apartments. The gardens and parkland at Newstead Abbey cover more than 300…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 60 Cabaret: 100
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 0 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 150
    Theatre: 100 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 0
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    Nottingham Contemporary

    • Location: Weekday Cross, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2GB, United Kingdom

    Nottingham Contemporary is at the heart of Nottingham’s city centre in the historic Lace Market area. There are few more unique places to entertain, inspire and hold key corporate events. Whether you are hosting clients, staff, partners or simply celebrating, our spaces for hire range from a full scale and fully equipped performance space ideal for conferences, lectures, or staff…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 25 Cabaret: 180
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 100 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 300
    Theatre: 250 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 18
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    St Mary’s Church – Lace Market

    • Location: High Pavement, Lace Market, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1HN, United Kingdom

    Enjoy the unique historic setting at St Mary’s Nave Space and Chapter House in Nottingham’s city centre at great value with all-inclusive day delegate and per hour room rates. Their flexible rates and packages combine with personal attention to make planning your event smooth and hassle-free. Whether you’d like to offer your guests a full seated lunch, informal buffet or…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 20 Cabaret: 0
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 200 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 500 Reception: 300
    Theatre: 350 Theatre with Back Projection: 350
    U-shape: 0
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    The National Videogame Arcade

    • Location: 24-32, Carlton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1NN, United Kingdom

    Opened in March 2015, the NVA welcomes tens of thousands of visitors a year. The NVA is operated by the National Videogame Foundation, a not-for-profit established in 2016 to develop the role of videogames in culture, education and society. As well as the core visitor attraction, the NVA also offer room hire, unique events and away days. Spacious lobby for…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 30 Cabaret: 35
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 0 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 260
    Theatre: 60 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 20

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    Rachel Stewart

    Rachel has many years’ experience in the local conference market, having worked previously for the convention bureau a...