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National Space Centre Leicester

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500 capacity
8 meeting rooms

About the venue

The award winning National Space Centre offers you a unique environment to host a variety of memorable events and meetings.

The Shuttle Suites, our conference rooms include ground floor locations, natural daylight and seating for up to 200 delegates with flexible seating options. The Conference rooms can also be subdivided into four rooms making excellent break out rooms or smaller meeting rooms catering from 5 upwards. The 42 metre Rocket Tower which is instantly recognisable as the symbol of the National Space Centre is a perfect backdrop for dinner receptions, day seminars and meetings and for an area to hold your lunch in. With 2 full size rockets suspended above you it really does give you the WOW factor. The Hub is located at the heart of the National Space Centre on the ground floor, and offers a unique area for gala dinners, award ceremonies, Christmas parties or wedding receptions with seating for up to 300 people. Entertain guests amongst planets and real satellites. With the opportunity to explore the centre at your leisure with 6 interactive galleries and a simulator ride that really is out of this world, (Tuesday – Sunday only) Exclusive Hire of the centre is also available and we can create a bespoke package dependent on your event needs, please speak to the event team to discuss this option in more detail. The Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium is the UKs largest planetarium with a 360 degree full dome and is equipped with a voting system. With seating for up to 192 people, this is available to hire for breakfast meetings, evening events, product launches and as a lecture theatre. All 192 seats are fitted with an interactive voting panel consisting of five push buttons, in addition there are additional voting panels for use by wheel chair users. Great for getting your delegates involved in your event and audience participation. In house Catering – whether it’s a traditional breakfast or a gourmet banquet The National Space Centre offers an outstanding range of menus to suit every taste. Chef is happy to design individual menus as well as catering for special dietary requirements. A large array of fine wines and Space Cocktails to compliment all the menus. We have over 400 free delegate car parking spaces , free WIFI, excellent quality food, full in house technical support and a dedicated event team with a venue that is full of personality. We work with a an Asian Events partner who will cater for Halal, indo-Chinese, South Indian, Punjabai, Gujarati, Vegetarian and non-Vegetarian. External Space – The National Space Centre has vast outside space that we are able to hire out, let us know your requirements and we accommodate your requests if we can. Set in the heart of the East Midlands, just 2 miles from Leicester Train station, 6 miles from junction 21 and 20 miles from East Midlands airport.

Location

Nearest motorwayM1
Nearest junction21
Nearest station2 miles - Leicester Train Station
Nearest airportEast Midlands Airport

Parking

On-site parkingFree
Parking spaces400
Parking nearbyNo

Meeting rooms

In the table below, you can hover over the underlined room names to see a photo of that room.

Room name
Capacity (people)
Theatre
Classroom
Boardroom
Cabaret
Banquet
Ushape
Rec.
Dimensions(H/L/W/A)
192
-
-
-
-
-
-
-/-/-/-
Columbia Room
30
18
16
20
20
12
-
2.6/5.7/11.8/-
Discovery Room
80
24
28
40
20
27
-
2.6/5.7/11.8/-
Atlantis Room
50
18
20
20
20
20
-
2.6/5.7/11.8/-
Endeavour Room
30
18
20
30
30
18
-
2.6/7.1/11.8/-
70
-
-
-
100
-
250
-/-/-/-
200
40
42
120
120
30
-
2.6/23.2/11.8/-
The Hub (Evening Hire)
350
-
-
-
300
-
500
-/-/-/-

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