Hire the Cathedral

Birmingham Cathedral is a rare and fine example of elegant English Baroque architecture, rich in heritage and surrounded by one of the large green spaces in the city centre.

We can also offer an affordable, unique and centrally located venue for a wide variety of events, concerts and services, ranging from intimate suppers to large scale services or as a filming location.

We are fully licensed, can provide stewards to help your plans run smoothly and out experienced team will be available to offer advice every step of the way.

For more information on what we offer, to arrange a site visit, or to discuss hiring the cathedral or Cathedral Square, please get in touch.

Our capacity

  • Up to 400 people for seated performances
  • Up to 120 people for a sit-down dinner
  • Up to 250 people for drinks receptions or buffets


  • Cathedral hire starts from £265 per hour.
  • Hire of Cathedral Square starts from £100 per hour.
  • Fees for professional or commercial photography and filming starts from £75 per hour.

Other fees may also be applicable depending on the date, time and other requirements for your event.

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