Description

As a venue for conferences the setting and ambiance of Queen’s University is quite simply unsurpassed.

Dramatic Victorian architecture, elegant tree-lined avenues, quiet parks and walkways, and the unique buzz that only a University can generate, combine to make this part of Belfast truly special. Our full time professional team have extensive experience of organising conferences.

At Queen’s you’ll find:

      • Venues that can host from 10 to 1000 delegates, for day or residential conferences
      • 500 modern en-suite bedrooms available outside term-time at Elms Village
      • Superb choice of rooms to suit specific requirements, many with bespoke AV equipment.
      • Excellent catering to suit all budgets, tastes and requirements
      • Favourable rates for conference delegates
      • All facilities fully wheelchair accessible 
      • Many areas Wi-Fi enabled
      • Support services tailored to your requirements
      • Attention to detail throughout; with a range of services and ideas to personalise each conference

Queen's University - Riddel Hall

A self-contained Conference Centre set in a magnificent 13-acre site off the Stranmillis Road, it features an array of adaptable meeting spaces with its own dedicated event staff and on-site catering. All rooms are equipped with modern AV systems, with Wi-Fi available throughout the site. Riddel Hall can accommodate conferences for up to 290 delegates.

Location Distance from Queen's University Belfast
Belfast International Airport 0
George Best Belfast City Airport 0
City Centre (Belfast City Hall) 0
Queen's University

Key Facts


  • Delegate Capacity: 1250
  • Max. Exhibition Area (m2): 1000
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Lanyon Building
University Road,
Belfast.
BT7 1NN

The Great Hall

Layout Capacity
Banquet 150
Cabaret 126
Exhibition x sq m 232
Reception 220
Theatre style 170

The Canada Room/Council Chamber

Layout Capacity
Banquet 90
Boardroom 36
Cabaret 48
Classroom 32
Exhibition x sq m 221
Exhibition x stands 30
Reception 150
Theatre style 80

Elmwood Hall

Layout Capacity
Exhibition x sq m 290
Exhibition x stands 30
Reception 300
Theatre style 478
Cabaret 140

South Dining Hall

Layout Capacity
Banquet 200
Exhibition x sq m 317
Reception 200
Theatre style 192

Senate Room

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 26
Classroom 16
Reception 40
Theatre style 45

Old Staff Common Room

Layout Capacity
Banquet 40
Boardroom 20
Classroom 12
Reception 65
Theatre style 40

Harty Room

Layout Capacity
Exhibition x sq m 234
Exhibition x stands 20
Theatre style 120

Riddel Hall - Isdell Courtyard

Layout Capacity
Banquet 150
Boardroom 60
Cabaret 100
Exhibition x sq m 180
Exhibition x stands 40
Reception 300
Theatre style 290

Riddel Hall - Conference Room 1

Layout Capacity
Banquet 60
Boardroom 46
Cabaret 42
Exhibition x sq m 100
Exhibition x stands 40
Reception 120
Theatre style 110

Riddel Hall - Conference Room 2

Layout Capacity
Banquet 60
Boardroom 46
Cabaret 42
Exhibition x sq m 100
Exhibition x stands 40
Reception 120
Theatre style 110

Riddel Hall - Conference Rooms 1 & 2

Layout Capacity
Banquet 120
Cabaret 84
Exhibition x sq m 200
Exhibition x stands 40
Reception 300
Theatre style 276

Riddel Hall - Lecture Room 1

Layout Capacity
Banquet 50
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 40
Classroom 33
Exhibition x sq m 99
Exhibition x stands 20
Reception 100
Theatre style 90

Riddel Hall - Lecture Room 2

Layout Capacity
Banquet 30
Boardroom 22
Cabaret 24
Classroom 21
Exhibition x sq m 64
Exhibition x stands 10
Reception 50
Theatre style 45

Riddel Hall - Lecture Room 3

Layout Capacity
Banquet 50
Boardroom 40
Cabaret 40
Classroom 35
Exhibition x sq m 97
Exhibition x stands 20
Reception 100
Theatre style 94

Riddel Hall - Lecture Room 4

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 24
Classroom 20
Theatre style 40

Riddel Hall - Syndicate Room 1

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 12
Classroom 17
Theatre style 17

Riddel Hall - Syndicate Room 2

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 16
Theatre style 24

Riddel Hall - Syndicate Room 3

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 18
Theatre style 31

Riddel Hall - Syndicate Room 6

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 20
Classroom 20
Theatre style 36

Riddel Hall - Syndicate Room 8

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 16
Classroom 19
Theatre style 23

Riddel Hall - Syndicate Room 9

Layout Capacity
Boardroom 18
Classroom 19
Theatre style 30

Sir William Whitla Hall

Layout Capacity
Banquet 350
Cabaret 280
Exhibition x sq m 560
Exhibition x stands 40
Reception 700
Theatre style 1250

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