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Venue Hire - Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

Banquet in the Central Hall

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery offers a truly unique setting for your event, in the heart of the Cultural Quarter in the town centre.

Surrounded by the rich history of the town, the internationally important shoe collection and art and temporary exhibitions, the museum offers a stunning venue for your event. With such a flexible space and central location, the Museum and Art Gallery makes the ideal venue for both corporate and private functions with a real 'wow' factor, including:

  • Canape and drink receptions
  • Gala dinners
  • Award ceremonies
  • Conferencesand exhibitions
  • Summer and Christmas parties
  • Product launches
  • Private gallery viewings
  • Wedding receptions

What spaces are available?

The Link space, joining the original museum to the Old Gaol Block, provides a striking setting for a drinks reception and entertainment, whilst the Central Hall is ideal for dinners, receptions, conferences and special events.


  • Seated dinners - up to 120 persons in the Central Hall
  • Theatre-style - up to 150 persons in the Central Hall
  • Informal receptions - up to 200 persons in the Link and cafe spaces

Food and drink

We pride ourselves in offering outstanding service throughout your event. We work with a range of highly experienced, professional caterers, through the Borough Council's bar and catering framework. Whatever your needs, from business breakfasts to afternoon teas or canape receptions and formal banquets, they will deliver a range of delicious menus to suit all tastes with a strong focus on local products, producers and suppliers,

Finishing touches and inspiration

Hosting your event at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery offers an array of opportunities to wow your guests. With an experienced team of event managers, curators,experts and dedicated suppliers, we can help shape your event to create exactly the atmosphere you want. We have a range of wonderful galleries available for private viewings, with an option to have one of our knowledgeable curators introduce the exhibitions or give a talk or tour.

Make an enquiry

Find out how to book your event with us by completing our online form.
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