Meeting Room Hire
125 years of organising and hosting world class entertainment and events
Meeting Room Hire

Meeting Room Hire

125 years of organising and hosting world class entertainment and events

An inspirational conference needs a setting to match, located in the heart of Portsmouth, the Guildhall offers extraordinary spaces with exceptional potential. 
Portsmouth Guildhall is a historic venue showcasing world famous entertainment all year round.  Years past have seen the likes of The Beatles, The Rolling StonesOasis and Pink Floyd, and in more recent years Mumford and Sons, Bastille and Royal Blood. Why not share the space modern icons have performed on for years?
A fantastic arts centre, and an established conference, meeting and events venue, Portsmouth Guildhall offer a unique and alternative venue solution, in an original and stimulating environment. 
Architecturally dramatic, Portsmouth Guildhall houses not only the Main Auditorium but also a range of smaller spaces, hosting a variety of events each year including Christmas Parties, networking events and exclusive parties and awards shows.   
With nine flexible spaces under one iconic roof, Portsmouth Guildhall is one of the most versatile and stylish venues of its kind. Our portfolio includes a range of beautiful spaces that can accommodate many different event needs, all housed in a distinctive building with a rich history. 
Our professional and experienced events team can produce large scale events with ease and will be on hand to work closely with you  from start to finish, offering advice on everything from catering and lighting to staffing and technical facilities. 

Portsmouth Room 

The Portsmouth Room, the latest addition to Portsmouth Guildhall's updated venue portfolio, is available for conferences as well as corporate dinners and team building events. This elegant, light-filled space with its iconic decor creates a dramatic backdrop for any memorable event.


Solent Suite

This elegant and newly-refurbished space is the perfect room for small meetings and interviews.  Adjacent to the Portsmouth Room, the decor is reflected and continues the bright and sophisticated theme. 


Lord Mayor's Banqueting Room

Rich in history, the Lord Mayors Banqueting Room offers the perfect space for intimate dinners, and conferences of up to 120 people. Its elegant, all original features are set off by the large windows and high-ceilings; creating a light and airy space perfect to keep your guests engaged.



The all original features and quirky décor of the Harlequin provides quite the impact on arrival. The bright and airy space can seat up to 120 for a variety of conference settings and even boasts its own private bar. Located on the Ground Floor, the Harlequin is situated next to a break-out space as well as a conveniently placed café.


Meeting Room 1 & 2

Perfect for boardroom style meetings as well as small seminars, Meeting Room 1 & 2 are great spaces for more intimate conferences in a great location.

Meeting Room 2 


Meeting Room 1


Freda Swain Lounge 


Zodiac Gallery 


Why  not take a look around our Basement Gallery, or take a tour through musical history in Access All Areas during your breaks? 

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