Venue Hire


O2 Guildhall Southampton is the city's largest multi-functional venue with a smaller venue adjacent. Whether you are organizing a major exhibition, conference, banquet, dinner dance, concert or wedding reception the venue, through its experience and expertise can effectively host your event. Two attractive bars areas are situated adjacent to the main auditorium in original 1930s art deco surroundings. With a smaller venue within the building, there is a venue to suit all events. The O2 Guildhall Southampton has facilities for wheelchair users and the disabled.

O2 Guildhall Southampton can seat up to 1,271 people or take up to 1,749 for a standing concert. We can seat any number up to 600 for dinner. The Solent Suite, a smaller venue within the complex can accommodate 200 for the smaller party or wedding reception.

To discuss your event or arrange a tour of the rooms available for hire please contact 

Our caterers offer a wide selection of menus with dishes to suit all tastes and budgets. Click here to be taken to Wise Catering's website and view their menus.

See our Venue Hire Brochure for more information. O2 Guildhall Southampton Hirer's brochure gives full details of the facilities available, including; Venue Statistics; Technical Equipment; Sample menus and wine lists.

If you require a brochure including hire costs sent by post or by email  please email with your address and include what type of event you would like to bring to the venue.