Venue hire at DMU

Whether you are hosting an international conference, a live music performance, organising a meeting or arranging a celebration, you’ll find the perfect space conveniently located with service to match.


If you are planning for a large conference with people travelling from the UK and further afield or a flamboyant product launch, the versatile venues available can be customised to meet your needs.

Conference venues

Dance Studio Hire

With a choice of 10 spacious dance studios that provide fixed or temporary seating, white or black spaces, high-definition video projection, full theatre lighting rig and an extensive sound diffusion system.

Studios for hire

Exhibitions and fairs

With over 1,200 square metres of floor space at The Venue@DMU alone, we have the capability of staging exhibitions with ease. We appreciate the demands of putting on a fair and we shall ensure that your event is eye-catching as well as achieving your objectives.

Exhibition venues

Filming & production locations

Access a range of venues and locations for your next filming, photography or production project. From labs, law courts, cellars, art galleries and medical settings to large halls that can be transformed using green screens.

Filming & production locations

Meetings, workshops & training rooms

If you require a room for a meeting or small conference, we have a selection of venues available in theatre, boardroom, classroom or horseshoe style.

Meetings, workshops and training venues

Performances and productions

Ideal spaces for live music through to performing arts. We have dedicated space for drama productions and dance studios, with The Venue@DMU playing hosting regular live music and band nights.

Performances and production venues

Special occasions and celebrations

We can accommodate up to 500 people, or create a more intimate setting. Whether it is a garden party, an elegant gala or your dream wedding, we'll work with you to create the perfect atmosphere, from disco balls to mood music.

Special occasions and celebration venues

  1. Accessibility

    DMU Venues are committed to ensuring our events are as inclusive and accessible as possible. Although we will make every effort to ensure all venues are accessible, please contact us as early as possible to discuss any additional support required. We also recommend that you visit the venue in person prior to booking in order to determine the suitability for your event.

    Read further details about the accessibility for each building.

  2. Accommodation

    Located in the city centre, there are a wealth of hotels and B&Bs situated within a few minutes’ walk from the DMU Campus. Here are details of local accommodation providers. During the summer months, some accommodation is available in our campus halls of residence, for further information please contact us.

  3. Sustainability

    We are all conscious of our environmental impact, and here at DMU Venues we are no different. DMU is consistently ranked as one of the greenest universities in the UK. Learn more about DMU Venues sustainability activity.

  4. DMU Venues terms and conditions

    Our booking terms and conditions can be sent on request, please contact us for a copy.

  5. Feedback

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