The Atrium

Room specification

  • Available to hire: By the day (7am-midnight), as a whole or in zones
  • Capacity (stalls): Up to 35
  • Capacity (seated): 400
  • Capacity (standing): 600
  • Wifi: Yes
  • AV: Portable PA and LCD screens available
  • Hearing loop: Yes
  • Step free access: Yes
  • Catering available: Yes
  • Available to hire: By the day (7am-midnight), as a whole or in zones
  • Capacity (stalls): Up to 35
  • Capacity (seated): 400
  • Capacity (standing): 600
  • Wifi: Yes
  • AV: Portable PA and LCD screens available
  • Hearing loop: Yes
  • Step free access: Yes
  • Catering available: Yes

The Forum's stunning public Atrium provides over 400sq metres of flexible floor space under the vast glass roof.

The Forum Atrium is a spectacular and affordable setting for a range of events, available to hire in part or as a whole. For evening events the electronic blinds can be lowered to create an exclusive space for receptions, concerts and dinners. The Atrium is ideal for:

  • Food and craft fairs 
  • Exhibitions 
  • Public engagement events 
  • Community celebrations 
  • Fundraising and charity information stands
  • Private evening performances 
  • Award ceremonies 

Pricing

Standard rateNot-for-Profit rate*
Atrium Zone 1£225+VAT per day£157.50+VAT per day
Atrium Zone 2£250+VAT per day£175+VAT per day
Atrium Zone 3£125+VAT per day£175+VAT per day
Atrium Zone 4£100+VAT per day£70+VAT per day
Full Atrium£700+VAT per day£490+VAT per day
*Events or activities which meet and help deliver The Forum’s charitable objectives may be eligible for the reduced not-for-profit hire rate. We consider every event on an individual basis.

Other things to note

Private evening events which require staffing in The Atrium will be charged from £60+VAT per hour (price to be agreed).

At our discretion we may be able to offer small areas for charitable events which do not require staffing/resources for a minimum administration fee of £35+VAT. 

Also a huge thank you, it is such a pleasure being in such a welcoming space and your attention to us

Hazel Pidsley, Norfolk and Norwich Art Circle