Nottingham Conference Centre and Arkwright Rooms

Nottingham Conference Centre and Arkwright Rooms

Nottingham Conference Centre is a dedicated conference and meeting venue offering a diverse range of multi-purpose function rooms which plays host to more than 500 corporate and commercial events each year.

Nottingham Conference Centre delivers modern open plan function rooms with purpose-built meeting rooms and adjacent breakout spaces. The newly renovated conference facilities provide vibrant and modern spaces for all your business needs with state-of-the audio-visual technology and free WiFi access throughout the venue.

Located in the heart of Nottingham this conference centre has a dedicated events team who know what it takes to make a great event with good local transport links, hotels and restaurants located with close proximity to the venue.

Why choose Nottingham Conference Centre and Arkwright Rooms?

Whether you are organising a private meeting with clients or you're planning a product launch or corporate event, Nottingham Conference Centre is a leading conference and events venue in the East Midlands, fully equipped to meet the needs of almost any style and size of event.

Venue Nottingham Conference Centre and Arkwright Rooms
Capacity 3,000 guests
Address Burton Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4BU
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (2)

Day Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 450 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £30.00 + vat per person
  • Description & Details

    All-inclusive day delegate rate

    A choice of our dedicated high-quality conference and meeting rooms for six to 150 delegates, or a lecture theatre seating up to 450 delegates (subject to availability).
    Fully integrated personal computer pod with screen and projector (or 50" Plasma TVs in meeting rooms) and on-site technical support
    Notepads, stationery and flipcharts
    Complimentary Wi-Fi
    Digital signage
    Access to our business hub and executive lounge for breaks and informal meetings
    Three-course seated hot and cold buffet lunch (minimum of 15 delegates) or a finger buffet served in your room
    Morning and afternoon healthy snacks and indulgent treats
    Retro sweets and fruit baskets
    Unlimited Fairtrade tea, freshly ground coffee, fruit juice and smoothies
    A dedicated conference coordinator to help you on the day
    Discounted city centre parking for all delegates

    The all-inclusive day delegate rate provides everything you need for a successful event; all for a single price, with no hidden charges. All packages are available on a day or half-day basis.

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Wedding Package

  • Guests: 200 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £40.00 + vat per person
  • Description & Details

    Our all-inclusive wedding package is a great starting point for those looking for a full day, with a wedding breakfast and an evening reception. We provide everything you need for full day celebrations and offer lots of additional extras and options that can be added to customise your special day. Our wedding package includes:

    Dedicated wedding co-ordinator to help you plan your day
    Venue hire with your choice of the Old Chemistry Theatre, Old Library and the Old Museum
    Exclusive use of Benefactors Court
    Glass of Sparkling wine for your arrival drinks reception
    Three-course silver menu wedding breakfast for 50 guests
    2 glasses of house wine per person with your meal
    Coffee and mints
    A glass of sparkling wine to toast the happy couple
    Use of our Vera Wang Cake Knife
    White table cloths and napkins
    Evening finger buffet for 80 guests
    Cash bar
    DJ and disco
    Menu tasting during your planning, with our Chef
    Complementary car parking

    As a fully licenced wedding venue, you can choose to include your wedding ceremony here at Arkwright Rooms. For just £500 more, this is a great option for those wanting to enjoy the whole day in one place.

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (14)

Central Court and Central Gallery

Central Court and Central Gallery

  • Max Capacity: 500
  • Full Details

    Central Court and Central Gallery offer an open, airy and modern space that’s ideal for gala dinners and stunning exhibitions. With capacity for up to 500 people, it is one of the largest function rooms available at Nottingham Conference Centre.

    The versatile space has the flexibility to be set up in a dinner or reception layout to suit the size, style and theme of your event.

    Key Features

    Recommended capacity: 150 - 300 (dinner, reception)
    Maximum capacity: 500 (informal reception, exhibition)
    Ideal exhibition space or evening event dining space

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 500
    • Formal Dining: 300
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Lecture Theatre 2

Lecture Theatre 2

  • Max Capacity: 450
  • Full Details

    Key Features

    450 people
    Tiered lecture theatre with desk space
    4 entrances / exits
    Forum area adjacent suitable for exhibitions and refreshments
    Technical Info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC
    PA system (MAC Compatible)
    Large projectors with twin large screens (MAC Compatible)
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite Lectern
    AMX controller
    1 x lapel microphones, 1 x handheld microphones and 1 x fixed lectern/table microphone (additional mics available on request up to 3 x lapel microphones, 4 x handheld microphones, and 2 fixed lectern/table microphones)
    Blu-ray and DVD player

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 450
    • Theatre: 450
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Adams

Adams

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:18.00m x W:8.40m x H:5.70m
  • Full Details

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 40-170 people (boardroom, classroom, u-shaped, cabaret, theatre)
    Size: 151 square metres
    Type: conference room
    Key features

    Level 2 (first floor)
    Double height ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Spacious foyer for registration and networking
    Comfort cooling
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC
    PA system (MAC Compatible)
    Large projector with large widescreen and side display panels (MAC Compatible)
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite Lectern
    AMX controller
    2 x lapel microphones, 2 x handheld microphones and 1 x fixed lectern/table microphone
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 170 people
    Classroom: up to 70 people
    U-shaped: up to 40 people
    Boardroom: up to 40 people
    Cabaret: up to 88 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 200
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Cabaret: 88
    • Theatre: 170
    • Classroom: 70
    • U-Shape: 40
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Bowden

Bowden

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:18.00m x W:8.40m x H:5.70m
  • Full Details

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 40-170 people (boardroom, classroom, u-shaped, cabaret, theatre)
    Size: 151 square metres
    Type: conference room
    Key features

    Level 2 (first floor)
    Double height ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Spacious foyer for registration and networking
    Comfort cooling
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC
    PA system (MAC Compatible)
    Large projector with large widescreen and side display panels (MAC Compatible)
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite Lectern
    AMX controller
    2 x lapel microphones, 2 x handheld microphones and 1 x fixed lectern/table microphone
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 170 people
    Classroom: up to 70 people
    U-shaped: up to 40 people
    Boardroom: up to 40 people
    Cabaret: up to 88 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 200
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Cabaret: 88
    • Theatre: 170
    • Classroom: 70
    • U-Shape: 40
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Old Chemistry Theatre

Old Chemistry Theatre

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:18.30m x W:9.10m x H:4.80m
  • Full Details

    One of our smaller event rooms, the Old Chemistry Theatre is ideal for private dining events and intimate gatherings, with capacity for between 30 and 150 guests.

    The room features large ornate floor-to-ceiling windows that offer 360-degree natural lighting and a stunning glass vaulted roof with stunning Victorian architecture.

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 30 - 150 (theatre, dinner)
    Size: 166 square metres
    Key features

    Stunning Victorian architecture
    360-degree natural lighting
    Flexible event space
    Ornate roof structure
    Dedicated on site IT and AV support
    Free Wi-Fi
    Room configurations

    Theatre - up to 150 guests
    Dinner - up to 100 guests

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 200
    • Formal Dining: 200
    • Theatre: 200
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Old Library

Old Library

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:24.00m x W:12.40m x H:4.40m
  • Full Details

    The Old Library has beautiful features and stunning Victorian architecture. Ideal for large groups, the room has a flexible event space and dedicated dining facilities with capacity to comfortably seat up to 150 guests.

    With floor-to-ceiling arch windows on all four sides and a large vaulted ceiling, the Old Library offers plenty of natural light throughout.

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 80 - 150 (theatre, dinner)
    Size: 296 square metres
    Key features

    360-degree natural lighting
    Stunning Victorian architecture
    Floor to ceiling arch windows
    Dedicated dining area and catering facilities
    Flexible event space with large vaulted ceiling
    Free Wi-Fi internet
    Room configurations

    Dinner - up to 150 guests

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 200
    • Formal Dining: 150
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Old Museum

Old Museum

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Dimensions: L:26.70m x W:10.50m x H:4.80m
  • Full Details

    With capacity for up to 200 guests, the Old Museum is the largest of the three function rooms in the Arkwright building.

    High ceilings, large arch windows and an open plan layout offer plenty of natural light, making the room well suited for large conferences, exhibitions, private dining and wedding receptions.

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 150 - 200 (dinner, theatre)
    Size: 346 square metres
    Key features

    Stunning Victorian architecture
    Flexible event space
    Dedicated on site IT and AV support
    Free Wi-Fi access
    Refreshment facilities
    Room configurations

    Theatre - up to 200 guests
    Dinner - up to 200 guests

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 200
    • Formal Dining: 200
    • Theatre: 200
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Fothergill

Fothergill

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:14.20m x W:5.60m x H:2.70m
  • Full Details

    Room features

    Recommended capacity: 30-70 people (boardroom, classroom, u-shaped, cabaret, theatre)
    Size: 80 square metres
    Type: meeting room
    Key features

    Level 2 (first floor)
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Next to Sillitoe executive lounge for refreshments
    Comfort cooling
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC and sound system
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite lectern
    AMX controller
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Electric wall-mounted projector screen
    Ceiling-mounted Sanyo projector (MAC Compatible)
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 70 people
    Classroom: up to 30 people
    U-shaped: up to 30 people
    Boardroom: up to 34 people
    Cabaret: up to 30 people
    16 - 80 people
    Level 3 (second floor)
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Next to Silltoe executive lounge for refreshments

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 100
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 34
    • Cabaret: 30
    • Theatre: 70
    • Classroom: 30
    • U-Shape: 30
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Hooley

Hooley

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:12.20m x W:6.20m x H:3.10m
  • Full Details

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 16-80 people (boardroom, classroom, u-shaped, cabaret, theatre)
    Size: 75 square metres
    Type: conference room
    Key features

    Level 2 (first floor)
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Comfort cooling
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC and sound system
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite lectern
    AMX controller
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Ceiling mounted Sanyo projector (MAC Compatible)
    Procolor fixed-frame screen
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 80 people
    Classroom: up to 28 people
    U-shaped: up to 29 people
    Boardroom: up to 30 people
    Cabaret: up to 36 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 100
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 30
    • Cabaret: 36
    • Theatre: 80
    • Classroom: 28
    • U-Shape: 29
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Kilpin

Kilpin

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:12.20m x W:6.20m x H:3.10m
  • Full Details

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 16-80 people (boardroom, classroom, u-shaped, cabaret, theatre)
    Size: 75 square metres
    Type: conference room
    Key features

    Level 2 (first floor)
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Comfort cooling
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC and sound system
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite lectern
    AMX controller
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Ceiling mounted Sanyo projector (MAC Compatible)
    Procolor fixed-frame screen
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 80 people
    Classroom: up to 28 people
    U-shaped: up to 29 people
    Boardroom: up to 30 people
    Cabaret: up to 36 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 100
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 30
    • Cabaret: 36
    • Theatre: 80
    • Classroom: 28
    • U-Shape: 29
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Knight

Knight

  • Max Capacity: 100
  • Dimensions: L:14.20m x W:5.60m x H:2.70m
  • Full Details

    Room features

    Recommended capacity: 30-70 people (boardroom, classroom, u-shaped, cabaret, theatre)
    Size: 80 square metres
    Type: meeting room
    Key features

    Level 3 (second floor)
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Next to Sillitoe executive lounge for refreshments
    Comfort cooling
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC and sound system
    Mobile executive credenza unit with Smart 17" sympodium interactive display
    VariHite lectern
    AMX controller
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Electric wall-mounted projector screen
    Ceiling-mounted Sanyo projector (MAC Compatible)
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 70 people
    Classroom: up to 30 people
    U-shaped: up to 30 people
    Boardroom: up to 34 people
    Cabaret: up to 30 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 100
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 34
    • Cabaret: 30
    • Theatre: 70
    • Classroom: 30
    • U-Shape: 30
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Booth

Booth

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: L:6.30m x W:7.30m x H:3.50m
  • Full Details

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 2-15 people boardroom style
    Size: 46 square metres
    Type: boardroom
    Key features

    Capacity for 2-36 people
    Ground floor (level 1) Executive Boardroom with leather chairs
    Situated next to reception
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC
    56" Plasma TV - MAC compatible
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 36 people
    Classroom: up to 21 people
    U-shaped: up to 17 people
    Boardroom: up to 16 people
    Cabaret: up to 18 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 40
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 16
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Theatre: 36
    • Classroom: 21
    • U-Shape: 17
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Green

Green

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: L:6.30m x W:7.30m x H:3.50m
  • Full Details

    Green

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 2-15 people boardroom
    Size: 46 square metres
    Type: boardroom
    Key features

    Capacity for 2-36 people
    Ground floor (level 1) Executive Boardroom with leather chairs
    Situated next to reception
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC
    56" Plasma TV - MAC compatible
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 36 people
    Classroom: up to 21 people
    U-shaped: up to 17 people
    Boardroom: up to 16 people
    Cabaret: up to 18 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 40
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 16
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Theatre: 36
    • Classroom: 21
    • U-Shape: 17
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Potter

Potter

  • Max Capacity: 30
  • Dimensions: L:6.30m x W:5.80m x H:3.50m
  • Full Details

    Room details

    Recommended capacity: 2-12 people boardroom
    Size: 36 square metres
    Type: boardroom
    Key features

    Capacity for 2-30 people
    Ground floor (level 1) Executive Boardroom with leather chairs
    Situated next to reception
    High ceilings with natural light
    Flexible space - can be used in other layouts
    Convenient access to refreshment hubs
    Centrally controlled electronic blinds
    Technical info

    Free Wi-Fi
    Fully integrated AV solutions including PC
    56" Plasma TV - MAC compatible
    Blu-ray and DVD player
    Digital signage outside room
    Room configurations

    Theatre: up to 30 people
    Classroom: up to 24 people
    U-shaped: up to 15 people
    Boardroom: up to 12 people
    Cabaret: up to 18 people

    Capacity

    • Max Capacity: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 12
    • Cabaret: 18
    • Theatre: 30
    • Classroom: 24
    • U-Shape: 15
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Venue Features (11)

  • Disability Access
  • Local Public Transport
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • In-house Catering
  • AV Equipment
  • Late Licence
  • Smoking Area
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • Outside Space
  • Training Specialists
  • Music Licence