Venue Hire

Lakeside Arts offers a unique, creative setting for conferences, meetings, and events. Our beautiful parkland surroundings will help set your event apart, and our expert team will be on hand throughout to help guide and support you.

Our buildings are located at the South Entrance to the University of Nottingham’s University Park campus. We have a wide range of accessible and flexible spaces available for hire. Our team have years of experience delivering for a variety of industries and budgets.

In addition, by hosting your event at Lakeside, you are helping to support the arts in Nottingham. Every penny earned from the hire of our spaces goes towards supporting our artistic and social aims.

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Lakeside's Performing Arts Studio setup for a drinks reception.

Celebrations & Events

Business, pleasure, or a bit of both? We have the perfect venue for you, whether it's an awards ceremony, a corporate event or a gala dinner.

Lakeside's theatre with a full audience, a speaker at a lecturn and four empty chairs on stage.

Meetings & Conferences

We have a variety of modern, accessible facilities and a range of spaces with views across Highfields Park to help make your event a success.

Eleven actors on stage in orange costumes and in a jungle scene, with the moon overhead.

Artistic & rehearsal hire

From our fully equipped black box studio to our 200-seat Djanogly Theatre, we have spaces to accommodate the varying needs of artists and companies.

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Catering For Your Event

Make your event extra-special with delicious treats. From buffets to biscuits, we have the perfect option for your meetings and events.

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Make a Booking

Interesting in hiring one or more of our spaces? Complete our enquiry and booking form today. One of our team will be in touch.

This venue has been first class and is our go to destination for group bookings. Everyone is so lovely and helpful and nothing is ever too much to ask! The catering options are delicious too and parking is surprisingly easy and handy. The venue is always clean, bright and inviting with good tech resources. I would highly recommend."

Carrie Chalmer, National Rehabilitation Centre

Frequently Asked Questions

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Get in Touch

Interested in hiring one or more of our spaces? Complete our enquiry and booking form today. One of our team will be in touch.

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