Meetings & Events
Eureka! offers unique corporate hire opportunities including business packages, family and team-building events and venues for inspirational product launches.
Whether your event is formal or informal, conventional or quirky, Eureka! can provide a solution to all your corporate hire needs. Eureka! was recently named Unique Venue of the Year at the Insider Yorkshire Business Tourism Awards 2009.
- Reception space for up to 250 people
- Seating space for up to 90 people, theatre style
- Available daily from 5pm (small-scale events confined to a specific gallery can also be hosted during the museum's normal opening hours)
- Exhibition space available
The Studio Theatre
It's not all child's play at Eureka!. Adult play can be just as rewarding, stimulating and most importantly fun! Let your team rediscover their 'inner child' through our Drumming Workshops.
we can provide a variety of ice breakers for different group sizes to warm delegates up for the day ahead.
Enquiries 01422 330069
Take your guests back 1000 years to the Viking City of York, where they will be able to mingle with and meet our resident Vikings.
Millions of visitors have enjoyed the sights, sounds and smells of Viking times, but few have had the opportunity to taste Viking food. JORVIK can accommodate buffets for up to 75 guests. Go to our website to view a selection of our menus.
Dine with the Viking Kings at Barley Hall, JORVIK's sister attraction. All the menus are made using ingredients available to the Vikings in the 10th-century York (but created to appeal to modern tastes). Barley Hall can host up to 40 guests for a feast. Go to our website to view a selection of our menus.
Enquiries 01904 543400
Discover a venue with real impact, Magna is housed in a former steelworks and is a truly unique space to hold an event. Whatever the size of your event and whatever impression you want to make, Magna has the benue and team to create a truly memorable event with real impact. Details of our spaces can be found below - or log onto www.visitmagna.co.uk/corporate to take a virtual tour.
The Big Hall and Magna Arena - Our showpiece areas, the big hall and magna arena can accommodate virtually any event or occasion. They each offer a ‘blank canvas', which can be specially tailored to your needs and even have their own dedicated kitchen and service facilities. We have hosted luxurious banquets, blue chip AGM's, exhibitions, launches, fun fairs ...even a golf driving range!
The Red Hall - Set against a bank of vibrant red lights, our red hall has a unique and exciting atmosphere. Whether it's used as a reception area or a setting for a presentation or dinner, you can be sure that it will leave a lasting impression.
The Face of Steel - Multi-storey, multi-media and multi-purpose, the face of steel is a monumental setting for a corporate event. With multiple video screens, wall-to-wall speakers, dry ice and elevated walkways, the Face of Steel can help you deliver your message with maximum impact.
Fuel - For smaller events that still need to impress, why not try our striking new glass-fronted, terrace restaurant? You can entertain around 150 people and with its own bar and breathtaking views over the rest of Magna - you'll have a real party on your hands. It can also be used in conjunction with the big hall as a welcoming area or a VIP lounge.
Bessemer and Brearly, Hadfield and Huntsman, Mushet and Cort and James Naysmyth - Within Magna we have a number of conference rooms which are ideal for training sessions, sales events, meetings and society & association functions.
7 new flexible conference rooms - We've got 7 new conference rooms that are as flexible as you need them to be. Their diversity means we have the perfect space for anything from seminars and interviews to buffet lunches and private dining, as well as much larger events, as these rooms can be used as breakout areas in conjunction with the Big and Red Halls.
Phoenix Rooms - The Phoenix Rooms offer a flexible option for events catering for up to 150 people. They are located at the rear of the Red Hall and consist of two spaces, which can be used together or individually. The entrance to the Phoenix Rooms is framed by dramatic red lighting with separate entry to each room. The space is complimented by a cloakroom area and partitioning to allow versatile use. The Phoenix Rooms can also be used in conjunction with other spaces at Magna as a breakout or drinks reception area.
Enquiries 01709 720002
We all joke about having sharks in the office but how about dining with the real thing at your next corporate event? The Deep, spectacularly located on the confluence of the rivers Hull and Humber is home to over 40 sharks and 3500 fish and provides a spectacular backdrop for a variety of events.
From wedding ceremonies and formal sit down meals to corporate team building days and tailored dive shows, The Deep's event team are well equipped to deal with corporate enquiries. They will create a bespoke event to suit a broad range of clients and budgets!
The Deep by Day - The Deep business centre adjacent to the visitor attraction is able to cater for business and conference events where clients require space for smaller delegate numbers - without compromising the quality and support provided. The events team at The Deep provide support services and full catering needs to suit a range of tastes.
The Deep by Night - When daytime visitors have left, The Deep takes on a whole new mantle and welcomes clients seeking an exclusive venue that will entertain and enthral their delegates. With a choice of dining areas, guests can banquet high above the ocean waves in the stunning glass apex observatory or deep among the sharks in the endless oceans gallery. The unique dining options presented to the corporate client are now available to all on Friday and Saturday evenings through the Two Rivers Restaurant at The Deep.
Two Rivers Restaurant & Christmas Parties - Two Rivers Restaurant at The Deep provides a dining experience like no other. You are surrounded by some of Europe's best aquatic displays whilst feasting from the Mediterranean menu. Open Friday and Saturday evenings with free secure on site parking, booking is advisable.
Christmas parties at The Deep are hugely popular with many dates fully booked early in the year - make sure you don't miss out on holding your next party night at Hull's award-winning aquarium.
Enquiries General 01482 381000 or Corporate, events & weddings 01482 382000
Do you want something different for your conference or event? Then the dedicated conference and events centre at the National Coal Mining Museum for England can offer you the latest equipment and facilities, and that something a little different. All delegates using our conference facilities have the chance to travel 140 metres underground into our mine, to experience what life was like for miners, from Victorian times through to the modern day.
- Capacity for up to 210 delegates*
- Unique historic setting
- Multi-use rooms
- State of the art audio-visual equipment
- Excellent catering facilities
- Fully licensed bar
- Disabled facilities
- Product launches
- Staff training and development
- Adventure Days
- Team Discovery Trails
- Private parties
- Evening events
* theatre style
The Caphouse Suite - The Caphouse Suite is one large purpose-built room, which can be divided into three smaller rooms. The rooms are named after local collieries - Prince of Wales, Denby Grange and Hope. Each room can be hired either individually, as two rooms
combined or as all three as the Caphouse Suite.
Individual Room Hire
Each of the rooms can be hired individually and include:
- Audio-visual equipment.
- Tea / coffee twice and one serving of biscuits
- Jugs of water on the tables
- Underground tour (between 10.00am and 2.45pm)
- Access to the gallery areas.
- Freedom to explore the site.
Enquiries 01924 848806
Step back in time for a unique dining experience in our recreated Victorian street
York Castle Museum's recreated Victorian Street, Kirkgate, is our most famous attraction and never fails to delight, with its cobbled street and genuine shop windows packed with everyday goods from the past.
We can host seated banquets for up to 80 guests in the Victorian Street - the tables are arranged on the street and guests can savour the atmosphere whilst they dine.
It is also possible to hire the Museum for much larger buffet and drinks receptions, with a maximum capacity of 300 guests. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements in greater detail and we will be delighted to help you plan your event.
Gallery tours of the area of the Museum you have hired are included in the hire price; evening entertainment, such as a jazz band or string quartet, can also be arranged at an additional charge.
York Castle Museum's designated caterer is Millburn's.
"I would like to say a very big thank you to yourself and your team for making our conference banquet such a fabulous success. I was absolutely thrilled with everything. Your team were especially helpful with the organising before and after the event which made my job easier."
Evening banquet organiser, York Castle Museum
Enquiries 01904 687671
Breathe in the country air and open your mind to some fresh ideas! Castle Howard offers the perfect escape from the office. The Grecian Hall is available during the daytime for boardroom style meetings or seminars for up to 24 participants, or small theatre-style presentations or conferences for up to 50 delegates.
Hire of the Grecian Hall costs £750 per day, and includes admission the House and Grounds for up to 50 persons, use of blackout blinds and a projection screen.
We can offer morning and afternoon refreshments from £3.95 per person, and a "working lunch" from £16.95 per person. All prices are subject to VAT.
Dinners & Receptions
For special occasions of all kinds, Castle Howard is the perfect setting for an unforgettable evening. Whether you are celebrating a family birthday, rewarding your staff, or you wish to entertain clients in style, your guests cannot fail to be impressed and excited by the fabulous interiors, breathtaking views and warm hospitality they'll experience at this unique home. We can arrange anything from a drinks reception for 30 guests to a lavish gala dinner for 200.
Enquiries 01653 648 333.
3 distinct corporate facilities - a marquee in the centre of the park that will cater for up to 500 people, a theatre that will seat 250 and a classroom area with breakout room for a max of 50 people. So, whether you're looking for fun day in the park or an evening partying after dark, we invite you to come along and experience our instinctive Yorkshire hospitality.
Enquiries contact Ashley Young on 0871 720 0011.
SNO!zone Castleford is ideally located in the heart of Yorkshire, set against the magnificent backdrop of the indoor REAL snow slope. The conference suite comprises of 4 meeting rooms and reception area, with air-conditioning, audio visual facilities and free wi-fi broadband connection. The adjoining open plan SNO!bar and function room are also ideal for private parties, exhibitions or large scale events plus the new IT suite, with 12 networked workstations (all providing internet access), can be hired as a training venue (comes complete with interactive Smartboard & PC, projector and sound system) or an optional communications area for busy delegates / conference organizers to utilize throughout their event.
Delegate rates start at £18.00pp.
Choose from a wide selection of hot & cold buffets, snacks and fully catered dinners. All enjoyed whilst overlooking the REAL snow slope. We cater for up to 400 guests.
Projector, laptop, screen and full audio facilities are available.
Conference rooms can comfortably hold:
34 Boardroom style
120 Cabaret style
200 Theatre style
The SNO!bar & adjoining function room can hold over 400 people for a party style event.
Contact Symonne Hayward 01977 523090
From the glory of the Flying Scotsman and romance of Brief Encounter, to the luxury of the Orient Express; trains have transported, inspired and entertained. The award-winning National Railway Museum (NRM) in York is the world's largest railway museum, with a widely renowned reputation as an excellent venue for all nature of corporate and private events.
The conference centre offers a total of six suites, each differing in size and named after ground-breaking railway pioneers, and is fully equipped with state-of-the-art AV, ergonomic furniture and Wi-Fi capability throughout, plus a designated entrance and free delegate car parking.
The awe-inspiring Great Hall - home to a stunning display of the finest locomotives, including Mallard - the world's fastest steam train, is ideal for large receptions. The stunning platform setting of Station Hall, with its unique, luxurious collection of Royal ‘Palaces on Wheels', caters for award ceremonies and gala dinners. And Valiant - the latest addition to the NRM's hire facilities, is a painstakingly refurbished Pullman style carriage, perfect for intimate dinners or board meetings.
If you're looking for a corporate event venue with a difference in West Yorkshire then
look no further. Located in the heart of Bradford, the National Media Museum offers you
a top-quality experience with five floors of spectacular galleries, two auditoria and the
IMAX® experience - all housed within a magnificent glazed frontage. From conferences
in our auditoria to canapé receptions and intimate dinners in the museum galleries our
experienced events team will deliver the perfect event.
• Superb conference facilities for up to 300 delegates
• A range of unique galleries for buffets, receptions and sit-down dinners for up to 180
• Teambuilding days with a difference in our own TV Studio
• Full range of audio-visual equipment available in all meeting rooms and auditoria
• Expert in-house technical support throughout your event
• In-house catering team offering a wide selection of menus
• Assistance from our professional team helping you to deliver the perfect event
• Centrally located in West Yorkshire, 3 miles from the M62 and close to Leeds and Huddersfield