Great Hall

If dining surrounded by prestige and grandeur are pre-requisites for your event, then look no further than the University of Birmingham’s, late-Victorian Great Hall.

With an elegant entrance hall, marvellous domed ceiling, an opulent marble foyer and rotunda perfect for a pre-dinner drinks reception; this breath-taking venue is sure to wow your guests.

The impressive interior of the Great Hall will provide the perfect setting for your meal, with a maximum capacity of 430 people in banquet style.

Key features


430 in banquet style.


The Great Hall is equipped with its own PA system, complete with surround sound, which is supported by our in-house technical team.

Additional Services

Banqueting tables, chairs, standard white linen table cloths and napkins, as well as cutlery, crockery, glassware and waiting staff are all offered at a Great Hall dinner, at no extra cost. We also offer a fully licensed bar and the option to have a cloakroom facility.

Awards ceremony dinner and reception, the Great Hall
Awards ceremony dinner and reception, the Great Hall
Drinks reception under the prestigious rotunda, the Great Hall
Winter gala dinner in the Great Hall
Chef preparing for gala dinner, the Great Hall

Visitor information

Find all the information you’ll need for visiting the Great Hall at our visiting us pages.

If you'd like more information on hiring the Great Hall for your event, get in touch with our experienced team.

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