If you’re hiring the Great Hall for a conference, the DDR includes use of the screen, data projector, PA system, lectern and lectern microphone.
For events, a range of audio-visual packages are available to transform the space to suit your requirements, delivered by our in-house AV experts. Just let us know what you’d like to achieve.
A range of catering options are available. Choose what suits: canapés and drinks in the marble rotunda entrance, fine dining and banqueting, relaxed street food on the lawns outside or a working buffet lunch.
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The Great Hall is an historic building, with steps at its main entrance and heavy double doors. A level entrance can be found at the Bramall, to the left of the main entrance. A hearing loop is available at events – please ask.
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Visitors should park in the University’s North East Car Park on Pritchatts Road, B15 2SA. This costs £2.50 per hour or £7.00 for up to 10 hours, using the RingGo cashless system. Parking here and on campus is free of charge after 6pm Mon-Fri, and on weekends.
Blue Badge parking for disabled drivers is available on campus, through the East Gate entrance on Edgbaston Park Road.
The Great Hall is located in the Aston Webb Building, home to multiple convenient breakout spaces and lecture theatres. The events team will be more than happy to advise on the best configuration of spaces.
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The lawns of Chancellor’s Court (directly outside) are ideal for marquees, to provide additional exhibition space or catering venues. To preserve the campus grounds, marquees require prior approval; your events team can organise this for you.