Venues venture looks to transform city events

A joint venture between the Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Repertory theatre is encouraging local businesses to expand their event spaces into alternative venues across the city.

Unique Venues Birmingham is a joint hospitality, conference and events venture between the two iconic city venues in order to transform how events in the city.

Unique Venues Birmingham is offering a flexible range of spaces to businesses and individuals who are looking to host their events in alternative spaces.

Unique Venues Birmingham offers:

Discovery Terrace – This beautiful outdoor garden terrace overlooks Centenary Square and is a perfect relaxed location for summer drinks receptions, celebrations and networking events.

Theatre Auditoria – three separate auditoriums with all the technology required to stage conferences of up to 825 delegates. The two smaller theatres have retractable seating which provides event organisers with a blank canvas to stage team building events or fully themed dinners. A truly flexible and creative space with large production sets and backstage space, from which themes can be easily accommodated to provide a stunning backdrop to all kinds of events.

Book Rotunda – This stunning book lined space in the heart of the Library of Birmingham offers an iconic setting for gala dinners and drinks receptions for up to 300 people.

Shakespeare Memorial Suite – this historic room was created for the city’s Victorian library by John Henry Chamberlain in 1882. Following restoration by local craftsmen, it now commands an impressive position at the very top of the Library of Birmingham. It offers a very special setting for small wedding or civil ceremonies, exclusive dining and drinks receptions.

A range of high quality conference rooms – All the meeting rooms benefit from natural daylight and views over Centenary Square.

Suzanna Reid, commercial director at Unique Venues Birmingham, said: “One of the hallmarks of UVB is our innovation and we love to work with guests to get the creative juices flowing to deliver events that they will never forget, the feedback that we get is that the events we host truly stand out.”

A number of businesses have already started to utilise the great range of venues that UVB has to offer, including HSBC, Electoral Commission and the Royal College of surgeons.

Jenny Mitchelmore from Electoral Commission said “I’ve had many seminars and events around the country and this venue meets all requirements and expectations.

To make your event extraordinary with Unique Venues Birmingham and to find out more click here or contact them at