COVID Notice

Leicester Museums & Galleries are COVID Secure and are following current government guidance with procedures in place to protect your safety.

We are not able to take room hire bookings at this time, we will announce any changes to this position in line with government guidance and advice.

We are still currently taking bookings for wedding ceremonies, but they remain provisional until Leicester City Council Registrars can confirm their attendance.

Please visit our COVID FAQ page if you have any other concerns.

A memorable venue

Set around a charming central courtyard, Leicester Guildhall offers memorable and versatile spaces for weddings, meetings, corporate hire and receptions, but also exhibitions, fairs, ghost vigils and live performances, theatre productions and much more.

Looking for potential wedding venues? Visit our Weddings at Leicester Museums & Galleries pages.

Bride on the staircase photo by Vicki Clayson Photography.

White Rose Cafe at Leicester Guildhall offers a limited range of food and drinks. The site also has basic facilities to enable external caterers to use as a catering base. External caterers are permitted to bring on site catering equipment providing they produce all relevant documentation to ensure all electrical equipment is certificated in advance. Gas powered catering equipment is not permitted in any of our indoor spaces including our marquee facilities.

We also host Children's Parties and Ghost Nights, see those pages for more information.

Spaces for hire

Great Hall - The medieval timber framed Great Hall dating back to 1390, complete with stage, is ideal for theatrical and music performances.

Mayor's Parlour - The smaller oak panelled Mayor’s Parlour with beautiful stained-glass windows and ornate fireplace makes a wonderful setting for any meeting or special occasion.

Library - The upstairs Library is a beautiful, unique space where we have hosted a number of exhibitions.

Jury Room - For small, intimate meetings the Jury room is an ideal space to hire.

Find out about the range of hire spaces offered by Leicester Museums & Galleries.

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