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Set in the shadows of the 900 year old Cathedral and combining medieval and modern architecture, our state-of-the-art conference and events facilities are ideal for all types of activities. 

The Weston Room


Located in the Hostry Visitor & Education Centre with high oak ceilings, the Weston Room offers a spacious and adaptable room able to accommodate up to 150 guests. State-of-the-art AV equipment and free Wi-Fi is provided and a licenced bar is available, making the room ideal for meetings, training, conferences, exhibitions and private celebrations.


  • State-of-the-art AV equipment - providing projection onto a large screen on the north side, coupled with stereo sound. A stage is provided at the north end
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Accessibility – an induction loop and lift access are available

The Refectory

The Refectory provides a bright and modern space able to accommodate up to 100 guests. Available to hire early morning or evenings it is the perfect venue for breakfast meetings, networking events and private functions.


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Accessibility – an induction loop and lift access are available

Licensed bars are available in both function rooms providing the perfect setting for private celebrations and events.

Function room specifications

Function room: Weston Room The Refectory
Theatre 150 N/A
Boardroom 14 30
Classroom 24 N/A
Cabaret 48 N/A
Banqueting N/A 100
U-Shape 24 N/A
Reception 70 150
Dinner-Dance 70 100
Area (m2) 159 160


What's On

August '15


September '15

Heritage Open Days 2015 - Architectural Tours
Edith Cavell Pilgrimage Walk
Heritage Open Days 2015 - Tour of Broderers' Guild and Library
Heritage Open Days 2015 - Herb Garden Drop-In
Norwich Silver: 450th Anniversary of Norwich Assay Office
Friends visit to Hethel Art Studio, followed by lunch
Tour of Broderers Guild workshop
'Saints and Sinners' Illustrated Talk
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament