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EVI Venue Hire

From children’s parties to training events; office rental to wedding receptions; art exhibitions to gigs and conferences; EVi has a wide range of creative and flexible spaces available for venue hire.

Facilities include WIFI access; AV equipment; bespoke catering; licensed bar & café; in house PA, stage & lighting rig; industry level recording studio and multimedia suite.

EVi is fully accessible, i.e. ramp access, induction loop adjustments, access parking – please contact EVI to discuss further.

Opening hours are:

Mondays:                                 8.30am – 6.30pm
                                8.30am – 9.30pm
Wednesdays:                          8.30am – 9.30pm
Thursdays:                              8.30am – 9.30pm
Fridays:                                    8.30am – 6.30pm (till late if licensed event)
Saturdays:                               6.30pm – 1am
Sunday:                                    Closed

Live Performances

In addition to EVi’s Program of live performances, EVi’s vibrant hall is available for private hire; from live music to theatre performances, poetry evenings to comedy nights – with a standing capacity of 250,  Theatre style 150 and Cabaret style 100 EVi is the perfect venue to host your live event. EVi has played host […]


If you are looking for a venue to host your workshop, activity or event, the EVi has a lot to offer with a wide selection of training rooms & facilities and dedicated event staff to help make your event a success. EVi can also help promote your event online and the 1849 Bistro is a […]

Art Exhibitions

EVi is the perfect venue to showcase your photography, art or memorabilia; Previous exhibitions have included a heritage WW1 commemoration event and a Punk Forever Exhibition, with both events showcasing live music in tribute of the era. EVi can host Private and Public showings for individual & co-operative artists, art clubs and associations, curators and […]

Conference Hire

EVi offers an impressive range of spaces for large-scale conferences, awards ceremonies, lectures, information events and product launches. With a choice of flexible training, meeting and break out spaces EVi is an ideal venue for your community, business or networking event. WIFI accessible throughout the building On site refreshments & catering Access parking bays & […]

Private Parties

EVi is available for private hire and can accommodate all ages and occasions.  Dedicated Event Staff can help with your catering, entertainment and room dressing requirements – let’s make your celebration an event to remember! Christmas | Anniversaries | Children’s parties | Hen & Stag Nights | Retirement | Engagement | Reunions | Christenings | […]

Wedding Reception Hire

EVI is the perfect venue to host your wedding breakfast & evening reception party, accommodating up to 100 people with dance floor, stage and high spec entertainment facilities. EVI offers a wide selection of draft beers, ales, lagers, wines and spirits and menus include hot or cold buffets. Our Events Team look forward to welcoming […]

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Current Funders:

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