Hiring 78 Derngate

If you are organising a meeting, private function, corporate event or workshop. If you are searching for that 'special venue with a difference' for your team celebration - look no further.

We can offer a number of stylish and beautiful spaces for hire within our buildings - all of them designed by leading architects. Our on-site team can offer catering for your event. You can also hire exclusive evening access to The Mackintosh house to offer a tour of this amazing building to your guests.

If you are involved with a group or organisation with an interest in 78 Derngate or Charles Rennie Mackintosh we can also offer visiting speakers to give illustrated talks at your venue.

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The Boardroom
With seating for a maximum of 20 delegates, the Boardroom is a stylish upstairs room offering a very private setting with spectacular views.
Furnished with black chairs, a boardroom-style table and white walls, the Boardroom is ideal for formal meetings, training sessions and presentations.
The Boardroom is situated on the top floor, via two flights of stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. A range of refreshments to suit your requirements can be provided.

The room is equipped with flipchart, presentation screen and WiFi access.

£80 + VAT per half day.
Extra (including part) hour £20 + VAT.
£150 + VAT per full day (10am - 5pm).

See a virtual tour of The Boardroom

Hire of the Mackintosh house for private evening viewing
We can open the Mackintosh house either before or during your event to allow your guests to walk through and enjoy exclusive access to the stunning interiors.

This will prove a memorable and unforgettable feature of any event; making your guests feel extra special.

We can also arrange guided access so that guests can have a more in-depth experience of the Mackintosh house.

Please note that we are unable to allow food or drink items to be taken into the Mackintosh house.

From £100 for non-guided access when booked as part of an evening function.

If you are interested in organising a group evening just to visit the Mackintosh house with guided access please see group booking information on our
Your visit page.
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The Atrium - inside and outside space.
Entertain your guests in this beautiful light-filled atrium. Both the atrium and outside space can be hired for evening functions only. Ideal for summer parties, receptions and corporate events. In cooler months The Atrium can be combined with one of the other inside spaces to provide reception and circulation space for your guests.

The Atrium and deck is wheelchair accessible.


From £225 + VAT per evening.

See a virtual tour of The Atrium

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Get social with 78 Derngate

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The Bassett-Lowke Rooms
A more informal space spanning three areas, The Bassett-Lowke Rooms are perfect for less private meetings, gatherings, parties and workshops.
With trestle tables and blonde wooden chairs, The Bassett-Lowke Rooms offer a flexible space. Chairs can be arranged theatre-style to seat a maximum of 25. Up to 40 people can enjoy a stand up drinks reception, coffee or buffet.
This room is partially wheelchair accessible.

£80 + VAT per half day.
Extra (including part) hour £20 + VAT.
£150 + VAT per full day (10am - 5pm).

See a virtual tour of The Bassett-Lowe Rooms

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Visiting speakers
An illustrated talk for your group or organisation can add a special dimension to an event or provide a unique event in itself. Our team of experienced speakers can deliver a talk tailored to your needs.

Return travel expenses at £0.40 per mile from NN1 1UH.
£30 for groups of 30 or less.
£30 + £1 for each additional participant beyond 30 people for larger groups.
To arrange a speaker please use our
contact form in the first instance.

Hire for all spaces is available Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Mondays.
Atrium hire and private access to Mackintosh house - evenings only.

The Dining Room Restaurant provide all catering. Downloadable information is available below or via phone
+44 (0)1604 230166.

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