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The main auditorium and breakout rooms can be hired together or separately.  Use of the kitchen area is also available.

The Ricoh Arena Community Space

Maximum Capacity

Auditorium + Breakout Rooms

Up to 150

(theatre style)

Auditorium + Breakout Rooms

Up to 120

(conference style)

Breakout Room 18

Breakout Room 216

Breakout Room 316 - 18

Breakout Room 44 - 8

Kitchen Area for provision of hot and cold drinks and pre-prepared buffets

The comfortable reception can be used as the registration area for your event

Rooms can be hired individually, or in combination for larger events with discounts for long term bookings (6+) available for charity, community and corporate use.  Rates are from £10 per hour (dependent on room/s booked), with 15 and 30 minute periods being charged pro rata.  Discounts are also available for larger events requiring use of the auditorium with breakout rooms, kitchen and reception for registration. 


The kitchen includes two fridges, sink, hot water boiler and serving flasks for drinks, crockery/glassware and can be hired for serving hot and cold drinks and pre-prepared buffets subject to hiring conditions (please note no food preparation is allowed).


Catering services including refreshments and buffets can be arranged if required. 


A PA system, range of presentation equipment and photocopying facilities are available if required.


An information pack including a hiring agreement and full conditions of use is available on request.


We are always happy to discuss personalised packages to meet your individual requirements.


For further information including details of all current rates please contact us


Please note:
**Out of Hours Charges are applied @ £10 per hour**
(Out of Office Hours are prior to 9.00am and 5.00pm – 9.30pm Monday to Friday & ALL DAY Saturday & Sunday)