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Portsmouth Guildhall is one of the South’s leading conferencing and concert venues.

A unique and iconic venue, centrally located in the heart of Portsmouth, the Guildhall has a range of flexible conference and meeting spaces, including a 2000 seat auditorium to accommodate all your event needs.

Easily accessible by road or rail with car parking in the vicinity, the Guildhall is available for part or exclusive use, offering quality on-site catering, technical support, hospitality opportunities and excellent value for money.

The Guildhall’s nine versatile spaces can be set in a range of formats to suit events of all sizes, each room with its own fascinating history, character and stunning features.

Immerse your delegates in the rich heritage and dramatic architecture of this inspirational setting which hosts world-class entertainment and has seen the likes of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Oasis, Pink Floyd and Bastille all perform over the years.

A competitive Day Delegate package is available which includes room hire, refreshments, WiFi, screen and projector.

Known for its sell-out Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties and party packages, the venue is in high demand for AGMs, networking and team building events, dinners and awards shows.

As a licensed venue, there is nowhere that can offer a more magnificent entrance to your wedding day. The grand bronze doors and Guildhall steps make a beautiful backdrop for photographs of your special day, and the Guildhall’s all-inclusive wedding package is ideal for intimate occasions to large scale celebrations.

With 125 years of experience hosting world-class events, your event is safe in the Guildhall’s hands. Their dedicated and professional team will guide you from initial enquiry to post event, ensuring that every detail is meticulously delivered.

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  • Accessible Lift
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering Provided
  • Full liquor licence
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Lunch available, table service
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Serve Breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for
  • Vegetarians catered for

Establishment Features

  • Cloakroom
  • Computer Projection
  • Dance Floor
  • Desks / Tables
  • DVD available
  • Flipcharts Available
  • In House Audio Visual Technicians
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Microphones
  • Natural Daylight
  • No Pets
  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open all year round
  • Overhead Projector
  • Photocopier
  • Private Bar
  • Projection Screen
  • Stage Lighting
  • Team / Corporate Activities
  • Tiered Seating
  • TV & Video Available
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Wooden Floor

Leisure Facilities

  • Bar

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Room / Unit Features

  • 3 Phase Power Connection all rooms
  • Black out facilities some rooms
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Internet access all rooms
  • Modem point some rooms

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage
  • Information Point


Map & Directions

Portsmouth Guildhall

Type:Conferences & Weddings Conferences Category

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2AB
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Opening Times

Open All Year (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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