Council buildings for conferences and events

The Hove Centre at Hove Town Hall is no longer available as a venue for hire.  

Brighton Centre 

Brighton Centre is one of Europe's largest multi purpose venues. Hosting conferences, concerts, shows and sports, trade exhibitions, exhibitions and fairs throughout the year. 

Brighton Dome, Corn Exchange and Pavilion Theatre

Often collectively referred to as Brighton Dome these three connected venues with a modern cafe bar are at the heart of Brighton

Brighton Dome conference hall, with an interesting past! It was originally built as stables for the Prince of Wales in 1805.

Brighton Dome cafe bar is a modern, lofty space for eating and drinking. It is available to book as a hospitality space for events in the Corn Exchange and Brighton Dome 

Corn Exchange now has a capacity of 1200 standing or a theatre for 320.

Pavilion Theatre is an intimate venue offers a 240 capacity seated or 350 capacity standing.

Brighton & Hove Libraries

We have a range of meeting rooms and IT suites within our community libraries available to hire. Some rooms come with a small kitchen / catering facilities.

Jubilee library

Jubilee Library is an award winning eco friendly building housing three conference rooms which are available for hire for community, business or charity use.  

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery also offers unique surroundings for corporate receptions. 

The Old Courtroom

The Old Courtroom has modern and comfortable retractable theatre-style seating. It can accommodate a variety of events such as talks, theatre performances, seminars, lectures, workshops and screenings.

Portslade Town Hall

There are three meeting rooms at Portslade Town Hall

  • Main hall (Ronuk Hall), capacity 150
  • Novus Portus room, ground floor, capacity 25 
  • Bernard Norris room, 1st floor, capacity 25. 

The hall is open from 9am to 11.30pm each day of the week.

To book a room or get a price, please email premisesteamhelpdesk@brighton-hove.gov.uk or call 01273 292081 to book a room.

The Royal Pavilion

The Royal Pavilion offers a unique venue for corporate entertaining. The magnificent State Rooms provide a spectacular setting for evening dinners and receptions, while a number of charming rooms are available for both day and evening receptions and meetings. 

Find out about Brighton & Hove venues licensed for weddings, civil partnerships and other ceremonies.

Organising a conference

For comprehensive information about Brighton & Hove's conference venues go to Visit Brighton's conference section.

Organising an event on council land

Find out about how to get permission to organise an event on council land.