With its spectacular barrel-vaulted ceiling, sparkling chandeliers, pristine parquet flooring and ornate balconies, the Empress Ballroom is a quite staggering venue. Built in 1896, the Empress Ballroom has hosted everything from political party conferences to pop concerts – its architectural splendour, vast capacity and unrivalled flexibility making it extremely popular with regional, national and international event organisers alike. The Empress Ballroom is directly linked to the spacious Arena, plus offices and surrounding rooms perfectly suited to seminars, syndicate groups or fringe meetings.
- Capacity: 3350
- Size: 12,500 square feet (1,160 sq. metres)
- Ideal For: Music Concerts, Dance Festivals, Darts
- Interesting Fact: It was requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1918 for military use during World War I