Set your event in a beautiful paradise – your own slice of eden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
Home to over 7,000 different plants, this stunning haven of calm serenity has existed for nearly two centuries. Its natural beauty acts as a beacon for butterflies, bees and all those who seek a tranquil escape from Birmingham’s urban metropolis.
Nestled within and surrounded by some of the most fascinating and beautifully landscaped gardens in the country, you will find three striking event spaces which create a magical and unique setting for your event.
Though wonderfully suited to weddings, Birmingham Botanical Gardens also lends itself perfectly to all manner of professional and private events, the choice of three varied events spaces making it a highly versatile and flexible venue.
In this ever-changing natural paradise there is always something new to see, and every event will be unique.
By choosing the Birmingham Botanical Gardens for your event, you will be making a valuable contribution to the charity, helping to keep the beautiful gardens thriving for years to come.
Beyond the Arid House, home to our cacti collection, lies the Terrace Suite. Once the ballroom for the Gardens, the space has retained all of the charm and grace bestowed by its former life. With traditional decoration, a sprung dance floor and original domed ceiling, it lends itself beautifully to dining or drinks receptions for up to 170 or 350 guests respectively.
With its own lounge area with a built in bar, as well as a stage and dressing room and in-built PA system, this airy and spacious venue lends itself wonderfully to a variety of events, both private and corporate.
Theatre Style 200
Dinner Dance 120
The Garden Suite is approached through the magnificent Tropical House and Mediterranean Terrace House, and is the ideal choice for larger social functions, accommodating up to 500 guests. The generous space and beautiful setting make it an ideal choice for awards ceremonies and exhibitions.
The stage area, complete with private dressing room, is a real boon for all types of entertainment or for high level conferences, and the Suite also has its own special bar area, the Palm Lounge. Originally built as a glasshouse, this space is ideal for pre-lunch/dinner drinks, or as a post event bar or registration area for professional events.
The versatile space can be divided into sections, giving a myriad of options for your event, for instance allowing the addition of breakout or catering spaces.
The Garden Suite was originally the Gardens’ nursery glasshouses, where plants were propagated and nurtured ready to be placed on display in the show houses. These buildings were converted to their current use as an arresting event space in 1987 and the Garden Suite was officially inaugurated by HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on 30 April 1988.
Theatre Style 350
Dinner 432 | Dinner Dance 384
Terrace Suite and the Garden Suite (combined) Reception 850
• Our Largest Space
• Garden Access
Absorb panoramic views across the Gardens from our elegant Victorian dining room, which can accommodate up to 60 guests. Natural daylight, charming furniture and calming neutral decoration instil feelings of tranquillity and warmth, whilst the veranda and conservatory, which adjoin the space and overlook the Japanese Gardens, add a wonderful option for pre-dinner entertaining.
The space is just perfect for an intimate wedding or reception, or for a number of corporate events and functions. Weddings benefit from the conservatory, the perfect place for your drinks reception before you move to the Cedar Room for your wedding breakfast, while corporate venue hire benefits from a separate meeting room and catering space – adjacent and interlinked.
The Loudon Suite was our original tea pavilion, built in 1909 for the refreshment of visitors to the Gardens. In 1990, the original building was remodelled in a Victorian style sympathetic to the original and surrounding buildings. The Loudon Suite now includes an exquisite conservatory and private dining room and the Pavilion Tearoom provides modern catering facilities for visitors.
Reception 60 | Cabaret 32
Theatre Style 60 | Boardroom 30
Dinner 432 | Dinner Dance 60