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The Atrium

Room specification

  • Availability: Bookable by the day (7am-midnight)
  • Hire: 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
  • Availability: Bookable by the day (7am-midnight)
  • Hire: 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

Booking enquiries

Contact our friendly venue hire team to discuss your requirements

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

Pricing

Standard Hire 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£87.50 +VAT per day
Atrium Zone 4£100 +VAT per day£70 +VAT per day
Full Atrium£700 +VAT per day£490 +VAT per day

Covid-19

The Forum has undertaken a full risk assessment to ensure our venue is as safe as possible for visitors. The Atrium capacity has been reduced to allow for social distancing. For further details about measures in place visit: www.theforumnorwich.co.uk/venue-hire/covid-19-updates

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. A minimum administration fee of £35 + VAT may be charged for such charitable events which do not require staffing/resources.

*Not-for-profit rate. 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 reserve the right to consider every event on an individual basis.

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.  

Ideal for:

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

Event experts

We go the extra mile to help support you every step of the way and make your event a success. Our friendly team are on hand to assist with set up and event planning.   

Being a community building in the city centre gave the event the atmosphere we were aiming for

Michelle Bagnall, University if East Anglia, Street Music Conference