Stour Space recognises the significance of creative enterprise in the social sector and public education, believing the creative industry skills to be increasingly important to the economy in a world of rapid technological and social change. With a focus on the local neighbourhood, the economy and sustainable regeneration Stour Space endeavours to support and promote the value of creative enterprise and public innovation to people of all abilities and experiences.
The Seminar Room is located in the Museum's Clore Learning Centre. It has a high technical specification making it an ideal venue for an intimate business meeting, AGM, conference or creative workshops. The Museum's events team regularly work with experienced external events companies who specialise in corporate team building events which utilise some of the Museum's unique collections.
The Event Space is a grand, light space, with audio-visual equipment including a projector, flatscreen TV, podium and conference mic and an in-built PA. Perfect for larger gatherings – conferences, presentations, corporate away-days – it is a clean, airy and focused atmosphere. A beautiful, modern room which nonetheless retains the character which comes with being located in the headquarters of Faber & Faber, one of London's last great publishing houses.
The White Studio is one of Studio Spaces' most popular and versatile spaces. With floor-to-ceiling south-facing windows, the studio benefits from excellent natural light, making it ideal for photography use. A traditional cobbled street outside offers plenty of character and provides an alternative entrance to the studio. That and the addition of a concrete corner stage mean the space is equally suited to creative workshops, product launches, live performances, presentations and pop-up dining or retail experiences.
Makers' Yard is a vast space dedicated to testing, creating and bringing ideas to life, and is the ideal venue for creative workshops in London This is where Plexal member BuffaloGrid develops the hardware for its Hub, which has been shortlisted for a Beazley Designs of the Year award. It's also hosted innovation workshops, breakout sessions and rehearsals for an installation featuring robots and ballet dancers that went on to the V&A.
Situated on the lower ground floor, located in the central area between the Gallery and Hall, the Library is ideal for boardroom meetings, talks and training sessions. The room has a 84'' Panasonic 4K UHD tv screen with speakers and a choice of inputs as well as conference calling facilities.