Auditorium | York Barbican


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At the heart of York Barbican lies the Auditorium. A magnificent and unique space, with a modern, comfortable and intimate environment, the Auditorium is ideal for a range of conferences and events. The Auditorium offers tiered seating over four levels for around 1800 delegates. The stage is a large open platform with built-in stage lifts allowing for total flexibility. Full technical specifications of the Auditorium are available on request.
The Auditorium is hired as part of the whole facility, which includes the use of four en-suite changing rooms and five en-suite dressing rooms. Also included are the front of house foyer spaces and smaller function rooms which can be used for a range of purposes, including registration, catering, breakouts and receptions.
For further information on hiring the whole facility, please email a member of the Conference & Events Team or call us on 01133 863 607.
If you are looking to hire the Hall for a concert, please visit the Promoters section.

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