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Emirates Riverside

The Emirates Riverside is widely regarded as one of the most attractive cricketing venues in the country, and is one of the finest venues for hire in Durham.

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Riverside, Chester le Street, Durham DH3 3QR

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Looking for wedding, party or conference venues in Durham? The Emirates Riverside, situated in mature parkland on the banks of the River Wear, sets the scene for the perfect day. With panoramic views over the ground, Lumley Castle and the surrounding countryside, the pavilion has 15 executive boxes, five executive lounges and a Riverside Suite, which can hold up to 300 guests – the perfect environment for dinners banquets, wedding ceremonies and receptions.

New for 2017 ‘The Glass House’

Emirates Riverside are very proud to announce their new suite for 2017. The Glass House is their largest suite to date taking our maximum capacity up to 500 clients in one space. Perfect for keynote speeches, conferences and larger private events. Overlooking the sports complex adjacent to the stadium where the first class cricketers train its surrounded by the areas used to create champions.

The Emirates Riverside provides every attribute for the contemporary meeting broker; free car parking, free WiFi, natural daylight and air conditioning, a bespoke manager to look after every detail of the event on the day and flexible affordable day delegate rates, perfect if you’re organizing a team building event in Durham! Impress your guests with your company logo painted onto the pitch!

Whether arranging a wedding, an awards dinner, annual company dinner/dance, Sportsman’s dinner, School Prom or something more informal, the venue provides a unique and sophisticated environment. Their aim is to ensure your conference or event is an absolute success from beginning to end.

Emirates Riverside Capacities

Name of room Theatre Cabaret Boardroom Classroom U-Shape Reception Lunch/Dinner Dinner Dance Exhibition Sqm
Riverside Suite 200 200 400 300 260 51m x 8m
Castle View Suite 100 80 40 48 40 150  150 120 20.5m x 11m
Cathedral Suite 120 100 40 48 40 180 150 120 13.7m x 14m
Colin Milburn Lounge 60 35 24 24 24 60 50 14.5m x 6m
Lumley Lounge 60 40 30 30 30 60  60
Journal Lounge 60 40 30 30 30 60 60
Graveney Lounge 50 30 20 20 20 9.5m x 6m
Finchale Lounge 50 30 20 20 20 12.5m x 6m
Executive Box 12  – 6m x 4m
The Glass House 600 400 450 450 450 35m x 18.5m

Emirates Riverside Sample Menus 2017

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Here at VenuElior we aim to deliver unforgettable events which meet your exact requirements.

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