Venue and Facilities Hire

Whether you want to host an event or take advantage of our many specialist facilities for hire, our venue locations will provide you with everything you are looking for and more. Our venues are 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.

Spaces for Hire – What we offerVenue Hire GalleryThe Minories – Spaces for Hire

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

Colchester Campus

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

Braintree Campus

  • Main Hall
  • Meeting Rooms
  • IT Suites
  • Conference Centre

Clacton Campus

  • Meeting Room
  • PC Suite

Our Restaurants – Colchester Campus

Spaces for Hire

Board Room – Colchester Campus

Swinburne Hall – Colchester Campus

Sports Hall – Colchester Campus

Seminar Room – Colchester Campus

Main Hall – Colchester Campus

Dance Studio – Colchester Campus

Swinburne Hall

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