We have unique, affordable, city-centre spaces suitable for corporate, community and private events available for booking in 2022. Our Museum Makers and Learning Studio are also available for filming and photography.

Please fill in our online enquiry form below to discuss your event with one of our team.

Our current spaces

Museum Makers

Size: 119m²

Capacity: 60 people standing

40 for a presentation

Whether you want to screen a film, give a lecture, hold a community gathering or put on a play, the Museum Makers space is a flexible, modern-looking space which can be easily adjusted to meet your needs.

Learning Studio

Size: 45m²

Capacity: Maximum 30 people

The learning studio space is more suited for smaller groups looking for a central meeting place for meetings, discussion and learning. A quiet place for contemplation away from the bustle of the city centre.

Our current spaces

Museum Makers

Size: 119m²

Capacity: 60 people standing

40 for a presentation

Whether you want to screen a film, give a lecture, hold a community gathering or put on a play, the Museum Makers space is a flexible, modern-looking space which can be easily adjusted to meet your needs.

Learning Studio

Size: 45m²

Capacity: Maximum 30 people

The learning studio space is more suited for smaller groups looking for a central meeting place for meetings, discussion and learning. A quiet place for contemplation away from the bustle of the city centre.

We can offer the Museum Makers and Learning Studio for half or full day hires. If you would like to use the spaces for a different amount of time, please let us know and we might be able to accommodate your request. We offer a discounted rate for our community partners. If you think you qualify as a partner, please mention this in your enquiry.

Available times

AM: 9.30am – 1pm (3.5 hours)

PM: 1.30pm – 5pm (3.5 hours)

Full day: 9.30am – 4.30pm (7 hours)

Please remember to include setting up and clearing up times when booking.

Half day rates (3.5 hours)

Museum Makers: £122.50 (£87.50 for community partner)

Learning Studio: £87.50 (£66.50 for community partner)

Full day (7 hours)

Museum Makers: £245 (£175 for community partner)

Learning Studio: £175 (£133 for community partner)

If you are interested in hiring either the Museum Makers or the Learning Studio in the evening or in hiring the entire Museum (galleries and basement spaces) for an event, please fill in our online enquiry form below.

Extra facilities available

  • A kitchenette to prepare beverages and cold foods (£10 to hire for the whole occasion)
  • Brand new gender-neutral toilets with wheelchair access and baby changing utilities
  • Use of chairs, and tables included in the price of hire
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the Museum
  • Formal on-site catering provided by Elegant Cuisine

Accessibility: the museum space is fully wheelchair accessible – read more about access in the museum on our Access in the Museum page.

Covid-secure: the number of people allowed to occupy a space may be reduce to ensure we are compliant with government law.

Venue hire enquiry form