Great Hall at Wills Memorial Building

About this space

The stunning Great Hall boasts high ceilings, floor space of 405m2 and carved oak panelled wood. It is perfect for a wide variety of events including prestigious banquets, drinks receptions, exhibitions, lectures and award ceremonies. It has also been used as a set for several television programmes over the years.

There is a stage and the room has full audio-visual equipment.


Prices

Monday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.
Tuesday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.
Wednesday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.
Thursday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.
Friday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2050 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.
Saturday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2300 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2300 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.
Sunday
9:00 – 22:00
from £2300 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 22:00
from £2300 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Pricing based on one day hire. Prices available for evening hire only, please ask.

Capacity

Standing
up to 500
Dining
up to 270
Theatre
up to 800
Cabaret
up to 150
Classroom
up to 250

Cancellation policy

Custom

Cancellations 180 days in advance from event start time will receive a full refund.

Cancellations 180 days to 90 days in advance will receive a 80% refund.

Cancellations 90 days to 30 days in advance will receive a 70% refund.

Cancellations 30 days to 14 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations for events starting within 14 days are non-refundable.

Event date of a confirmed booking can be changed to another date within 12 months from the original date, at no cost.


Catering and drinks

No in-house catering
Approved caterers only
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Air conditioning
Computer
Lectern Microphone
Lapel Microphone
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Allowed events

Promoted / ticketed events
Loud music / events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

The Wills Memorial Building at the top of Park Street is a true Bristol icon and makes a dramatic and inspiring venue. A sweeping double stone staircase and carved stone vaulted ceiling leading to the impressive Great Hall and Reception Room, both with acres of carved oak, panelled walls and beautiful leaded windows.

A flexible and impressive space, which is perfect for a banquet, an Awards ceremony, conference or exhibition.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £900
hire fee / per day
from £400
hire fee / per day

Location