The Wardwick

The Wardwick - Exterior

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The Strand
Derby
Derby
DE1 1BS

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01332 641901

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Derby Museum and Art Gallery description

Commercial Venue / Wedding Venues / Business Meeting Rooms / Funerals and Wakes / Museum / Exhibition Space

Large (1-300)

In the heart of the city, Derby’s Museum and Art Gallery is home to a fascinating and diverse range of nationally (and internationally) important collections.

Whether you want to host an intimate dining experience, a celebratory party, a national conference or a small boardroom meeting, Derby Museums has an inspirational space for you. We have many exciting places you can hire for all types of events.

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:

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Venue facilities

Within 50 meters

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20 round tables, 25 rectangle tables

350 chairs, 14 benches

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Yes - Manned

Other venue facilities

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Explore the rooms this venue has for hire by expanding the sections below.

Derby Museums are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new venue hire space.

The gallery has been restored to its former glory and for the first time in over 30 years the original stunning Victorian architecture has been revealed.

This unique and inspiring space is located within our newly created World Cultures Gallery, with amazing and interesting objects from the museum collection now on display.

New investment in AV allows this space to be well suited to meetings and conferences, as well as networking events, away days, breakfast events and lunches.

Capacity

As meeting room:

26

For dining:

80

As theatre:

120

For a reception:

120

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Situated in a private area, this space is equipped with a projector and screen and is an ideal location for meetings and lectures.

Capacity

As meeting room:

14

As theatre:

25

4m x 6m

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Be surrounded by interesting objects in this temporary exhibition space. A projector and screen is available which make this a perfect location for meetings, conferences and lectures. Can be used in conjunction with the adjoining Gallery 2.

Capacity

As meeting room:

26

For dining:

26

As theatre:

100

For a reception:

100

12m x 7m

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Hold your event surrounded by fascinating artwork and artefacts in this exhibition space. Equipped with a screen and projector, it is suitable for conferences, workshops, lectures and award ceremonies and can be used in conjunction with Gallery 1 next door.

Capacity

As meeting room:

26

For dining:

40

As theatre:

90

For a reception:

100

10m x 6m

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Surrounded by a world renowned designated collection of paintings, this gallery is available for hire outside of public opening times for lectures and talks, and can be hired in conjunction with other spaces in the museum.

Capacity

As theatre:

80

6m x 12m

Suitable for a small meeting of up to 8 people, and the Activity Room next door makes for a useful breakout space.

Capacity

As meeting room:

8

4m x 4m

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Derby’s stunning red brick former Central Library building was designed in 1876 in Flemish Gothic style. Its striking arched entrance, beautiful glass atrium and ornate mezzanine balcony, full of curiosities, make this a unique and stylish venue , located in the very heart of the city.

With a licensed bar and room for 200 guests to dance the night away, it offers a fantastic space to mark not only a special occasion, but the flexibility for larger scale events including weddings, conferences and fairs.

Capacity

As meeting room:

200

For dining:

200

As theatre:

200

For dancing:

200

For a reception:

200

20m x 20m

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Yes

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