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Dining and Networking

If you are looking for a venue for a special dinner or a networking reception we have a wide range of interesting and impressive venues for your event.

Whether you are looking for stunning contemporary design, a roof top terrace or a large flexible hall, we can accommodate groups of up to 500 guests.

All of our venues are close together on campus within easy walking distance and adding a networking reception or dinner to your conference or meeting is easy to arrange.

With excellent hospitality and friendly and attentive staff on hand you can be assured of our attention to detail to make your event run smoothly.

Take a look at the, images and information below to help make your choice.

Business School

Stunning modern setting, perfect for large events.

  • Fine dining for up to 250 guests under an impressive, stylish glass atrium
  • Large contemporary ground floor space for networking and receptions up to 500 guests
  • Access the café and outdoor terrace area from the dining atrium

Brooks Building

An impressive building

  • Seating in the Birley Kitchen for up to 200
  • Ground Floor Café
  • Stylish informal seating throughout the building
  • Roof terrace

Benzie Building

Rooftop terrace for the most stylish space on campus.

  • Stylish contemporary design
  • Rooftop terrace for receptions up to 200 guests
  • Outdoor space with covered areas
  • Adjoining indoor reception space
  • Easily reached from other venues on campus

Geoffrey Manton Building

The ideal atrium setting for your conference event.

  • Huge, light filled atrium for receptions up to 500 guests.
  • Flexible space ideal for Exhibitions and displays
  • Key area linking all conference rooms and reception vestibule

Cheshire campus

The Zone

An excellent, flexible venue for large events with a stage and bar.

  • Spacious, cabaret style room with a central well and dance floor
  • Seating for up to 300 guests , receptions for up to 500 and dining for up to 250
  • Stage area and bar area
  • Full multi media facilities
  • Perfect for a presentation, award ceremony, concert or performance.

The Contemporary Arts Building

Pre or post performance networking event is ideally situated here.

  • Reception area adjacent to the main performance theatre
  • Ideal for pre or post performance event up to 140 guests
  • Linked to the outdoor terrace area
  • Two minute walk to The Zone for seated dining
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