Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries and New Dock Hall is the largest dedicated conference, events and exhibition space in Leeds.

Our venue offers world-class facilities for high-profile conferences, conventions, exhibitions, awards dinners and corporate events for up to 2,500 delegates, hosting more than 380 national and international events every year.


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Event Spaces at Royal Armouries

Discover our diverse variety of event spaces to hold your corporate event in 2023. Offering the best facilities, catering and of course, an incredible setting in the heart of Leeds.

Event Spaces

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New Dock Hall

Adjacent to the Royal Armouries Museum, New Dock Hall has a contemporary minimalist feel providing you with the perfect blank canvas to create your event.


Easily accessible on the ground floor and near to the Museum’s main public entrance, the Royal Armouries hall is divisible, flexible and adaptable with a range of seating arrangements and layouts.


The Bury Lecture Theatre is a purpose built, self-contained, air-conditioned lecture theatre over two tiers. This stylish facility can accommodate from 70 to 250 delegates in comfortable, cinema style seating.

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Medium Spaces

Conferences and exhibitions are very popular in these spaces. However, they can also host other events such as receptions and themed evenings.

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Small Spaces

Suitable for board meetings to team get togethers away from the office. Find a room that grabs your attention and impresses your guests.

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Royal Armouries Conference & Events Programme Springs into Action
The Royal Armouries Conference & Events team have been wowing delegates and visitors for almost a quarter of a century. With 13 versatile spaces that can cater from 20 to 2,500 guests at a time, stunning waterside views and the award-winning Royal Armouries Museum to boot, it’s easy to see why it is the premier awards, events and exhibition space in Leeds.
Loving Local is Part of the Sustainability Journey not the Destination
The Royal Armouries and New Dock Hall have been Leeds’ premier Conference, Exhibition & Events venue for over 20 years.  Great location, exceptional public transport links and on-site parking are tiny pieces of this overall story.  Its ongoing pursuit of excellence in sustainable practices from loving local food suppliers to great strides in waste reduction – the Royal Armouries Conference & Events team are working diligently towards reducing its carbon footprint end-end throughout its business operation.
Exciting Adventures Ahead for Royal Armouries Conference & Events Leeds
In 2024, the Royal Armouries in Leeds showcases a diverse array of events in its newly refurbished venues. Highlights include the UK's largest property expo, exciting dinosaur shows, classic car displays, and fan conventions. Offering versatile spaces for up to 2500 delegates and featuring unique outdoor areas, it's a hub for conferences, exhibitions, and community events, reflecting its role in promoting business tourism in Leeds.