Conference and Meeting Venue in Birmingham

Ideal for meetings, conferences and events, you’ll find venues for 2 to 1000 on the University of Birmingham’s leafy campus, plus two hotels and free Wi-Fi throughout. It’s all just a 15-minute drive from the vibrant city centre, or a 7-minute direct trip to the University’s own train station.

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Venue type

room category Academic
room category City
room category Historic
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Venue capacity

room category x 52 Meeting rooms
room category x 0 Boardroom
room category x 0 Bedrooms
room category x 0 U Shape
room category x 1000 Theatre
room category x 320 Cabaret
room category x 0 Classroom
room category x 400 Private dining

An inspiring backdrop for any event

Hoping to find a unique space in a prestigious location that’s easy to reach? Look no further.

Our venues are set in and around the historic red-brick buildings of the University of Birmingham, on a peaceful, leafy campus yet only 2 miles south of the vibrant city centre.

Travelling here is easy, with major road and public transport links nearby, and plenty of on-site parking.

Meeting spaces and conference facilities are modern and flexible. An experienced events team will manage the planning for you, from accommodation and catering to AV and seating arrangements on the day, all through one point of contact.

After a long day, your delegates can enjoy a variety of eating experiences, from a canapé reception to a gala dinner. Then leave them to relax in our comfortable on-site accommodation.

 

The Great Hall

For an event resplendent with prestige and grandeur, look no further than the late-Victorian Great Hall at the heart of the University’s historic campus.

Ideal for large conferences, award ceremonies, product launches and exhibitions, this impressive venue takes your breath away from the moment you step inside.

Your guests will enjoy a grand welcome when they enter via the opulent marble rotunda with its stunning domed ceiling. Then, create a sense of wonder and elegance with the Great Hall’s cathedral-height ceiling, stained-glass windows and polished parquet floor.

With state-of-the-art sound and free Wi-Fi throughout, it’s the perfect blend of Victorian sophistication and the latest technology.

The Great Hall can accommodate 320 delegates in cabaret style, 430 in a banquet and 1,000 guests in theatre style.

 

The Bramall

The Bramall, featuring the 419-seat Elgar Concert Hall, is one of the most versatile and stylish event venues in the West Midlands.

Perfect for conferences, product launches and live performances, this striking modern auditorium has a moveable stage and flexible seating. World-class acoustics and state-of-the-art AV facilities will captivate any audience.

The Bramall is fully accessible and offers two spacious, airy foyers and additional breakout rooms to keep the conversation flowing.

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    on site
    On site facilities
    • Marquee Space
    • Places of Interest
    • Sauna
    • Steam Room
    • Ballroom
    • Beauty Facilities
    • Hairdresser
    • Lake
    • Lawns
    • Swimming Pool - Indoor
    • All weather pitch
    • Athletics track
    • Auditorium
    • Chapel
    • Climbing wall
    • Concert hall
    • Dance studio
    • Fitness suite
    • Floodlit pitch
    • Football pitch
    • Hockey pitch
    • Recording studio
    • Rugby pitch
    • Sports hall
    • Squash court
    on site
    Off site facilities
    • Shopping Mall
    on site
    Equipment
    • Computer Equipment
    • Wi-Fi
    • Sound Equipment
    • Photocopier
    • Overhead Projector
    • LCD/Data Projector
    • Flipcharts
    • Lectern
    • Internet Connection Cable
    • AV technician
    • Microphone
    • PA System
    • Video Recording
    • Back Projection Kit
    • HDMI Cable
    • Radio Microphone
    • Remote Clicker
    • Screen
    • Staging
    on site
    Categories
    • Academic
    • City
    • Historic
    Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Classroom with back projection Dinner Dinner Dance Exhibition Reception Theatre Theatre with Back Projection U-shape
    The Great Hall - 320 - - 430 - - - 1000 - -
    The Bramall Auditorium- Elgar Concert Hall - - - - - - - - 419 - -
    Staff House - Noble Room - 200 - - 220 250 - - 300 - -
    Winterbourne - Liberty Room - - - - - - - - 30 - -
    Sport & Fitness - Munrow Arena - - - - - - 65 - 1000 - -
    Owsley room- BournBrook Pavilion - 72 - - 80 - - 120 90 - -
    Teaching & Learning Building- Main Lecture theatre- LG18 - - - - - - - - 500 - -
    Teaching & Learning Building Lecture Theatre 2- Room 102 - - - - - - - - 250 - -
    Teaching & Learning Building - Seminar room - - 30 - - - - - 30 - -
    Alan Walters Building - G03 Main lecture theatre - - - - - - - - 200 - -
    Alan Walters Building - G11 lecture theatre - - - - - - - - 100 - -
    Alan Walters Building - Seminar room - - - - - - - - 35 - -
    Aston Webb- C Block LT - - - - - - - - 252 - -
    Aston Webb- WG05 Lecture Theatre - - - - - - - - 180 - -
    Aston Webb- WG12 Lecture Theatre - - - - - - - - 60 - -
    Aston Webb- G33 - - - - - - - - 60 - -
    Staff House - Michael Tippet room - - - - - - - - 80 - -
    Room TBC - - - - - - - - 150 - -
    Edgbaston Park Hotel - - - - - - - - 200 - -
    By road

    By car we are 15 minutes away from Birmingham New Street Train Station and just over 30 minutes from Birmingham International Airport. We also have our own train station on campus, just 2 quick stops from Birmingham New Street Train Station. Further information can be found at: https://conferences.bham.ac.uk/getting-here/


    By train

    Nearest Train Stations

    University (0.4 miles)

    Selly Oak (0.7 miles)

    Bournville (1.6 miles)


    By air

    Nearest Airports

    Birmingham International Airport (7.8 miles)

    East Midlands Airport (36.2 miles)

    Manchester Airport (64.6 miles)


    Address

    University Of Birmingham
    Edgbaston
    Birmingham
    West Midlands
    B15 2TT
    United Kingdom

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