Downstairs at Grand Occasions

226 Solihull Road, Birmingham, B11 4BT
Sparkhill

About this space

The downstairs suite of Grand Occasions unfolds as a haven of celebratory splendor, where elegance and warmth intertwine to create a perfect backdrop for any grand event. Upon entering, guests are welcomed by soft, purple uplighting that casts an enchanting glow across the room, highlighting the pristine white tablecloths and chair covers. Each table is accentuated with a golden sash that gracefully drapes over the chairs, bringing a touch of regal sophistication to the setting.

The room is thoughtfully laid out to maximize space and comfort, ensuring every seat is a part of the joyous atmosphere. The eye is drawn to the striking decorative elements, such as the ornate golden candle lanterns that adorn the tables, providing a romantic flicker of light that complements the celebratory mood. A red-carpeted aisle creates a sense of occasion, leading to a beautifully adorned stage area that awaits the event's focal moments.

This space is versatile, with the ability to transform from a serene ceremony location to a lively reception hall. The ambiance is further enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting fixtures that can set the mood for any event, from soft and intimate to vibrant and festive. Grand Occasions’ downstairs suite is not just a space but an experience, designed to leave a lasting impression on all who gather there.


Prices

Monday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs
Tuesday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs
Wednesday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs
Thursday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs
Friday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs
Saturday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs
Sunday
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Per session
13:00 – 18:00
from £1500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
venue hire: £1500/4-5hrs

Capacity

Standing
up to 480
Dining
up to 300

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Storage space
Free on-street parking
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled access toilets
Ground level
Disabled parking space available

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

No smoking in the building


Welcome to Grand Occasions, a prestigious banqueting suite located at 226 Solihull Rd in Birmingham, renowned for its versatility and elegance in hosting a diverse array of special events including wedding ceremonies, receptions, concerts, conferences, and exhibitions. Architecturally, the venue impresses with a grand staircase leading to one of its two distinct suites, while the entrance to another suite greets guests at the front. The interior design of Grand Occasions is both bold and bright, featuring gold trimmings and quality leather chairs and sofas, creating an inviting and luxurious setting suitable for all types of special occasions.

The venue is thoughtfully divided into several areas and zones to cater to various needs, comprising fully equipped large kitchens, a VIP room, a Bridal Room, a Prayer Room, and relaxing lounge areas. Ample car parking is available for guests, adding to the convenience. Grand Occasions is not only a fully licensed venue but also offers an award-winning catering service, known for its high-quality fare at reasonable prices.

Sound considerations are paramount at Grand Occasions, ensuring that each event, whether a lively wedding reception or a formal conference, benefits from the best acoustic environment. The design and layout of the suites are tailored to manage sound efficiently, enhancing the ambiance and overall experience for all guests. At Grand Occasions, every detail is meticulously curated to ensure your event is nothing short of spectacular.


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