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Functions & Parties

As an arts centre, we really know how to manage an event and can provide a memorable experience for everyone from small lunchtime groups to bigger evening parties. At mac you can hire a private room for you and your guests with a delicious menu and stunning views across Cannon Hill Park.

Naturally, as an arts centre we really know how to manage an event! But did you know that we've also played host to a variety of social occasions including wedding receptions, anniversary and birthday parties? We love a challenge and can provide dynamic spaces, technical know-how and lots of personal touches to make your event a special and memorable occassion for you and your guests.

Book your Christmas party at Midlands Arts Centre

Here at Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), we care about making your festive event merry and bright.

So, don't have a Nightmare Before Christmas or stay Home Alone! Come deck the halls at MAC at our festive film-themed parties on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th December for just £25 + VAT pp.

Find out more and book your table

Available Rooms

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  • Performance Studio

    This dance studio is an ideal venue for a hospitality event. Perfect for a stylish evening reception, it has a sprung floor so your guests can dance the night away! Capacity: 0-120

  • Randle Studio

    The Randle Studio is perfect for dinner or hospitality events. The large windows are a great feature, and allow for stunning views over Cannon Hill Park and the River Rea. Capacity: 0-90

  • English Studio

    The English Studio is quirky and unique, with large windows allowing for stunning views over Cannon Hill Park and the River Rea. Capacity: 0-90.

  • Pinsent Mason 2

    Pinsent Masons Room 2 is perfect for small boardroom meetings or sit down dinners. This room is fully equipped, spacious and multi functional. Capacity: 0-30.

  • Foyle Studio

    The Foyle Studio is one of our newest and largest studio spaces. As an attractive modern space with great views, it is the ideal venue for a party or reception. Capacity: 0-175.

  • Deloitte Room

    The Deloitte Room is an attractive room with large windows. Conveniently situated next to the Arena bar, and with catering offered inside the space it is ideal for private parties and functions. Capacity: 0-85.

  • Pinsent Mason 1

    ​This large, bright, and airy space is a fantastic venue. The room boasts lovely views over the stream and its wooden ceilings and unusual architectural structure make it a unique space. Capacity: 0-60

  • Bryant Room

    With sweeping views over Cannon Hill Park and original 1960s architecture, the Bryant Room is an unusual but charming space for your event. Capacity: 0-30.