Stage area of the main hall is perfect for large conferencing events

Large capacity venue

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) have transformed Wesleyan Chapel on 38 Shakespeare Street, originally constructed in 1854, to create a unique venue offering both contemporary and original event spaces.

University Hall features a stunning main hall, seating up to 500 in original pews, with a stage and lectern. This space is perfect for theatre productions, musical events, ceremonies, conference talks and intimate award ceremonies.

Stunning new dining area in University Hall with cosy sofas, tables and chairs and circular lighting

New facilities

NTU have extended the venue to include dance and music studios, a new dining facility and a green living wall, linking to the main building through a glass vestibule.

This new conference and events centre, in the heart of Nottingham, will be available during evenings, weekends and out of term time, lending itself perfectly to large conferences and dining experiences.

University Hall conference and event facts

Up to 500 delegates

Drinks reception up to 54 

Dinner up to 18 

On-site kitchen

Grade II listed building

Stunning new dining hall with marble tables, rounded furniture and natural lighting

Dining Hall

The new luxury dining facilities seats 18 for a dinner and up to 54 delegates for a drinks reception. Contemporary furnishing, casual seating and balcony access makes it the perfect event space for a dinner or a drinks reception with a small team.

Close up shot of the new green wall with Arkwright building in the background


University Hall is situated adjacent to our Arkwright and Newton buildings at Nottingham City Campus, allowing easy access to our extensive range of facilities.

Rooms and Capacities

University Main Hall500
Dining Hall5418

What clients say about us

“We chose NTU Events and Conferencing to host our national event as not only was it a very stunning venue in a great location, but it offered everything we needed and more. From the first contact we had with the team they were friendly, flexible, helpful and reassuring.”

“The catering staff were excellence, and I had several complementary comments regarding the food. Thank you for all your support before and on the day, excellent service all round.”

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