Room & Venue Hire

Details of our range of rooms and spaces for hire, and how to book

Our wide range of rooms and spaces provide the perfect solution for corporate events, presentations, screenings, exhibitions, roadshows, live performance and more.

Find out more in our venue guide below, or view or download The Storey Venue Guide (PDF, 2.1MB) for full details, including technical sound and lighting specifications, room dimensions and access where applicable.

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How to book

Please call us on 01524 582392 or 01524 582583, or email for all enquiries.

The Storey - Lecture Theatre

Auditorium (capacity 80/150)

Step into the 21st Century with state of the art audio and visual technology suitable for a wide range of events. The acoustics in this room are perfect for presentations, fashion shows, theatrical productions and open mic events. The lighting system enhances your event and creates the perfect ambience for the audience with a standing capacity of 150 and a seated capacity of 80.

The Gallery (capacity 150)

Situated on the first floor this amazing space is flooded with natural light and is top-lit by a lantern spanned by 4 trusses. In a semicircular alcove at the rear is a marble statue of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort sculpted by Mr Wood of Chelsea. The Gallery can cater for Exhibitions and Weddings for up to 150 people.

Lecture Theatre (capacity 75)

This 75-seated lecture theatre with audio visual equipment also has extremely good acoustics and can be blacked out if required. It is an ideal venue for presentations, helping to create an
engaging experience for your audience. With fixed tiered seating it is an ideal venue for presentations, product launches, AGMs, screenings, press conferences and road shows.

Music Room (capacity 70/100)

A room of grandeur and steeped in history as it was once part of the city art gallery. The Music Room still retains beautiful original architecture and is a stunning backdrop for corporate events and weddings seating up to 70 people or meetings up to 100.

The Reading Room and Writing Room (capacity 30/50)

A large elegant modern space perfect for meetings, presentations or training with space for up to 50 delegates in theatre style or 30 in cabaret style seating.

Meeting Rooms (capacity 10/30)

We have small and large meeting areas, for providing basic facilities. Our small meeting room can accommodate up to 10 people. Our large meeting room seats up to 30 people.

The Storey venue guide