Lecture Hall and Library

The highly-adaptable Lecture Hall and Library can be combined into a single room for receptions of up to 1,000 people.

In-room features include impressive triple height ceilings, natural daylight, and a built-in stage – providing a versatile room for holding conferences, seminars, exhibitions, and even graduation ceremonies.

There is also direct access to the Lecture Hall and Library from the Grand Foyer on Level 1, which can be used as a convenient registration area if needed.

Features at a glance

  • Flexible event space with total area of 584 sq m
  • Space for up to 1,000 people, reception style
  • Located on Level 1
  • Triple-height ceiling
  • Built-in stage
  • Natural daylight
  • Optional blackout facilities
  • Flexible wall partitions
  • Customisable lighting
  • Easy access from the foyer
  • Flexible catering and AV options
Guests at drinks reception in Library, illuminated in pink

Set ups and sizing

Cabaret/Dinner 400
Reception/Standing 1,000
Total Space 585 sq m
Width 34 m
Length 17.2 m
Height max 8.2 m
Total Space 585 sq m

Technology and AV

The Lecture Hall and Library combined offer a number of tailored audio visual options, to give you maximum flexibility.

Our standard presentation package covers video, audio, and staging, and includes:

  • 10-inch 16:9 format standard or rimless floating acrylic screen
  • Christie 7K projector with ultra wide angle lens system
  • HDMI / VGA input from client laptop
  • K-array KR2 ultra thin vocal reinforcement system
  • 2 wired lectern microphones
  • Perspex lectern
  • A dedicated AV technician for up to 10 hours, including set up

For less complex AV requirements, we additionally offer sound reinforcement-only and projection-only packages. Our audio visual partner can also suggest a range of bespoke technical solutions to support your event.

Lighting rig above bespoke set in CHW Library
Drinks station set up with glasses for reception in Library

Menus and catering

Catering options in the Lecture Hall and Library are as flexible as the space itself, and we have an extensive range of menus to choose from.

These range from canapé and grazing menus to bowl food, buffet options, and street food – all partnered with an equally extensive drinks list. Or, if you would prefer a bespoke menu, we can also work with our on-site catering partner to create it for you.

Catering stations can be set up in the Library or in a separate breakout area, depending on your preference.

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