Historic Venues in Birmingham

Give your guests a talking point at your event by choosing a venue with history. We've selected the top historic venues for hire in Birmingham.

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The Lighthouse is a large, light and beautiful event space and is perfect for lots of different kinds of events. We have hosted conferences, consultation events and dinners in the Lighthouse. The room can be set up cabaret style, theatre style or more informally. It is fully adjustable to suit any style, has a fully integrated AV and PA system and is flooded with natural daylight. We have strong wifi throughout our building which is fully accessible.


The custom-built Elgar Concert Hall, located inside the Bramall Music Building, can host up to 420 people theatre style, making it perfect for hosting concerts, corporate events or award ceremonies. Not only is it equipped with the newest audiovisual system, this versatile music auditorium even has a movable stage that allows it to transform to host an entire orchestra or just a single soloist.


Make an impact in this historic hall, built as a 'cathedral to learning'. This grade II-listed red brick hall was built in 1900, and has welcomed thousands of students for graduation ceremonies across the decades. Now it inspires delegates and visitors alike as on of the University's accredited Venues of Excellence, with a trompe l'oeil domed ceiling above its formal marble entrance, and a noteworthy sense of space.


Available for hire for exclusive use, set within it's own grounds. Suitable for up to 100 guests theatre style with many break-out / syndicate rooms. Highbury Hall is the ideal venue for conferences, training sessions, away days, meetings, board meetings and team building days. A unique venue with excellent service, quality catering, on-site parking. WiFi, laptop, projector, screen and PA system are available for hire. Day Delegate Rates also available.

Compton Verney West Midlands

Our Adam Hall, named for the Georgian architect who re-styled the mansion in the 1760s, is one of Compton Verney’s largest and most prominent spaces, with undeniable grandeur. High ceilings, large windows and exquisite marble flooring create a light and open setting, making this a perfect blank canvas to create your own themed evening. The Adam Hall is a fantastic space to accommodate Christmas parties. For 2015 we are offering exclusive party nights throughout November and December with prices starting from £60 + VAT per person.

The Coffin Works Jewellery Quarter

The Green Room is a perfect venue for your meeting, business event or team building day, combining modern facilities including wifi, projector (with adaptors for MAC PC etc) and kitchenette, with a quirky historic setting. The Green Room looks out onto our historic courtyard and is decorated with exhibitions from local artists adding an extra element of charm to the room. The set up is flexible with friendly helpful staff on hand throughout the event. Plus there is the option to take advantage of our guided tours (full tours = 1 hour, taster tours = 20 mins) of the museum for your delegates!


Medicine Gallery is housed in the Victorian, 2200 sq ft purpose built former gallery of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. A building of great beauty and of local art historical importance, the medicine team discovered the forgotten space and restored it to its former glory in 2018. Medicine opened as a cafe and gallery supporting arts and cultural organisations to advance their creative mission by housing their exhibitions and events. The space is perfect for networking and corporate events, celebrations, film screenings and concerts. Catering is available from £15 - £30 per person.


The Round Room stands as it did in 1885 with an ornate domed ceiling, colourful tiled floor and historic paintings on its walls; it is sure to wow your guests. Situated in the heart of the museum, you can inspire your guests with a mixture of history, art and design; a perfect location for any event.


This newly refurbished converted Victorian Library is radiating in romance. Our happy wedding team are here to help you have your wedding. Our many years of experience will help guide you through the planning, ensuring that your day is everything you wanted. The unique historic venue can easily accommodate up to 150 guests for a ceremony and sit-down reception, and there is further space for a large bar area and dance floor separated from the main space by 3 grand archways.

Aston Hall Birmingham

The Great Hall provides the perfect back drop as a historic set or to provide grandeur and glamour to any shoot. We are also able to offer some access to the rest of the house for filming and photo shoots, including the infamous long gallery and Lady Holte's gardens.


The Archer Room at The Ivy Temple Row can host 20 guests on either a long table or two longs tables, or 40 guests for a standing reception. The Archer Room is located on the first floor of the restaurant, on the bustling Temple Row in central Birmingham. The cities historic ties with the industrial revolution, steam engine and rail, theatre, ballet and cricket are references in the artwork that adorns the walls. Colourful vintage prints and an Art Deco-style make The Archer Room the perfect versatile space for entertaining friends, family and clients alike.

St Pauls Club Jewellery Quarter

St Pauls is ideal as a romantic setting for wedding, anniversary or christening parties. Our historic dining room can hold up to 70 in either a restaurant or "long table' setting. Full consultation on decorations, floral displays and entertainment with our expert team. Full range of in house menus or fine dining can be arranged. We will work with you to get your event in "on budget"

About Historic Venues


London is one of the greatest business hubs in Europe. But as hard as Londoners work, everyone needs a day out of the office every now and again.

What better way to keep your team refreshed and motivated than a day packed with team bonding activities? To help you out, we've listed the best indoor team building venues in London - guaranteed to keep your corporate away day running smoothly whatever the weather.

So, whether you're stuck for ideas or you just want a space inside to work through some exercises and games, these brilliant away day venues have got you covered.

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