Venue and Facilities Hire

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Everyone we communicated with were very helpful and attended to all our requests, and the facilities on offer were more than adequate for our event. With ample parking and nearby rail links, the Institute was the ideal location for our business’ needs.

Whether you want to host an event or take advantage of our many specialist facilities, our venue locations will provide you with everything you are looking for and more. Our venue is easily accessible by road or public transport and can be hired on an individual basis or as part of a tailor-made package at a competitive rate.

We offer a wide range of facilities available for public and corporate hire across all three of our main campuses including:

Braintree Campus

  • Main Hall
  • Meeting Room
  • PC Suite

Colchester Campus

  • Board Room
  • Seminar Room
  • Lecture Theatres
  • IT Rooms
  • Classrooms
  • The Swinburne Hall
  • Dance Studios
  • Sports Hall

Clacton Campus

  • Meeting Room
  • PC Suite

Venue Hire and Facilities Prices

The Garden, and some areas of the main Minories building are available for private hire, for business meetings, conferences or training sessions. The Gardens and Building are also a wonderful setting for wedding receptions, private parties and other celebrations. Contact us for more information.

For booking enquiries please email

Hire The Minories 

  • Weddings
  • Exhibition Hire
  • Private hire (parties and celebrations)
  • Business meetings
  • Conferences
  • Training sessions

Venue and Facilities Hire Enquiry Form

For further information on room capacity and charges or to place an enquiry for hire please complete the enquiry form below. Please note this is only an enquiry at this stage and not a confirmed booking.