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Bath Assembly Rooms

Bath Assembly Rooms

In the beautiful Heritage city of Bath are the elegant 18th century Georgian Assembly Rooms. These offer the largest function space in the city and are a prime choice for both corporate and social functions.

There are 4 flexible event rooms. The Great Octagon featuring original Georgian marble fireplaces and works of art, accommodates 250 guests or 120 for dinner. The charming Tea Room complete with Whitefriar crystal chandeliers is suitable for up to 300 guests or 170 for dinner. The wonderful Ballroom with its original 18th century chandeliers has an impressive capacity for up to 500 delegates theatre, 400 guests for a reception or 310 for dinner. Finally, there is the Card Room which leads into a delightful garden.

Suitable for a wide range of events from drinks receptions, gala dinners, exhibitions, award ceremonies to meetings and conferences. There are a range of corporate packages available covering refreshments, lunch and dinner menus and more informal options.

Private events such as christenings and Weddings can also be held at the Assembly Rooms. The experienced team are happy to offer a bespoke service for your individual requirements.

For a unique event in a truly historic setting, the Assembly rooms in Bath are a first-rate venue. Located in the centre of this stunning UNESCO city, with easy access to the train station with direct trains into London. The M4 and M5 Motorways towards Bristol and London are nearby, and Bristol airport is less than an hour by car.

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Venue Bath Assembly Rooms
Capacity 500 guests
Address Bennett Street
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (4)

The Ball Room - Bath Assembly Rooms

The Ball Room

  • Max Capacity: 500
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    This room is 30m long - the largest Georgian interior in Bath - and boasts five original crystal chandeliers which reflect rainbows of light on to the powder-blue walls. Balls for a thousand people or more were once held here.
    The Ball Room is a delightful venue for a concert, and is best suited to the performance of an ensemble or small orchestra. It can also host exhibitions and conferences for up to 500 delegates and private dinners for up to 310 guests.


    • Theatre: 500
    • Banqueting: 310
    • Dinner & Dance: 280
    • Cabaret: 220
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The Tea Room - Bath Assembly Rooms

The Tea Room

  • Max Capacity: 300
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    This delightful pillared room is one of our most popular venues. On a sunny day it is bathed in light from its south-facing windows and by day or night, its row of three Georgian chandeliers sparkle from every facet. This warmth creates an inviting venue for a dinner or dinner dance for a hundred or more guests.
    In 2010 the Tea Room was used as the location for the final banquet for the BBC's Great British Menu which was attended by HRH Prince of Wales and HRH Duchess of Cornwall.
    It is also well suited to a conference for up to 250 people and is licensed for civil weddings.


    • Reception: 300
    • Theatre: 250
    • Banqueting: 170
    • Dinner & Dance: 120
    • Cabaret: 100
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The Great Octagon - Bath Assembly Rooms

The Great Octagon

  • Max Capacity: 250
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    A perfect octagon, unique in its shape and symmetry, this yellow room has four elegant mantelpieces - which hirers often choose to adorn with flowers - and four doors connecting with all the other rooms. It is not hard to see why it has become the most popular venue in Bath for a civil wedding.


    • Reception: 250
    • Theatre: 120
    • Banqueting: 120
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Boardroom: 30
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The Card Room - Bath Assembly Rooms

The Card Room

  • Max Capacity: 100
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    The Card Room was historically used for gambling and card playing, hence the name. It has a beautiful south-facing view through the French windows into one of Bath's Georgian gardens.


    • Reception: 100
    • Theatre: 80
    • Banqueting: 50
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Venue Features (5)

  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Wedding License