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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    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…

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    Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

    • Location: Lenton Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6EL, United Kingdom

    Welcome to Nottingham Castle – a magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with spectacular views across the city. A vibrant museum and art gallery housing collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history. The galleries also bring the best regional, national and international artist’s work to the…

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    St Mary’s Church – Nottingham

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

    Following major refurbishment, St Mary’s is both a living church and the latest Nottingham venue ‘with a difference’; as such it offers a unique historic and atmospheric setting for a range of events. There is a spacious interior with 8,000 sq ft of level floor, underfloor heating, comfortable and flexible seating possibilities, modern toilet and kitchen facilities and effective lighting…

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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…

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    Wollaton Hall

    • Location: Nottingham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 2AE, United Kingdom

    One of the finest Elizabethan houses in England, Wollaton Hall is a grade 1 Listed building designed by Robert Smythson and built in 1588 by wealthy coal baron Sir Francis Willoughby. A magnificent formal Elizabethan Great Hall, featuring beautiful stone screen archways and a superb hammer beam ceiling. It has excellent acoustics making it ideal for musical events whilst the…

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    Rachel Stewart

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

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    Kinga Kapias

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