Royal Armouries & New Dock Hall Events

  • Leeds
  • 0 - 15000
  • Meetings, Conferences, Weddings

About this venue

Royal Armouries & New Dock Hall is one of the largest and most diverse venues for events in Leeds, as well as one of the most unique.

Set in a stunning £350 million waterfront development, you can host anything from small meetings for 20 people to large conferences for 1,500. Packages include state-of-the-art technology and world-class catering, while you can also incorporate the unique culture of the Royal Armouries Museum to make sure your event is an unforgettable one.

Event Spaces

Incorporate the unique and historic features of the Royal Armouries into your event at New Dock Hall.

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    New Dock Hall

    Capacity: 1500

    Contemporary minimalist space that is perfect for weddings, large conferences or awards dinners.

    • Bar
    • PA System
    • Stage & Screen
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    Hunting Gallery

    Capacity: 100

    The perfect space for an intimate dinner party with indulgent catering, fine wine and impeccable service.

    • Champagne Reception
    • Exclusive
    • Air Conditioning
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    Oriental Gallery

    Capacity: 300

    Ideal for hosting pre-dinner drinks with historic surroundings.

    • Unique Setting
    • Lecturn
    • Flipchart
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    Tournament Gallery

    Capacity: 200

    Be entertained by medieval knights while enjoying champagne and canapés from award-winning chefs. Great for Christmas parties.

    • Unique Setting
    • Entertainment
    • Catering Experience
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    War Gallery

    Capacity: 200

    Ideal for Christmas parties and themed events that are built around dramatic entertainment.

    • Unique Setting
    • Entertainment
    • Catering Experience
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    The Master’s

    Capacity: 200

    Part of the museum during the day, but can be turned into a spacious room for a staff social or drinks reception.

    • Bar
    • Natural Daylight
    • Wi-Fi
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    Tower Gallery

    Capacity: 100

    Ideal room for small conferences and seminars with beautiful views across Leeds.

    • Great Views
    • Projector & Screen
    • Whiteboard
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    Wellington Suite

    Capacity: 200

    First floor space in the museum with a bar – perfect as a reception area for your guests.

    • Unique Setting
    • Bar
    • Dimmer Lights
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    Cinema of War

    Capacity: 117

    With fixed theatre seating, this room is ideal for a standalone film screening or as part of a conference.

    • Blackout & Dimmers
    • Unique Setting
    • Film Screenings
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    Bury Theatre

    Capacity: 250

    A purpose-built lecture theatre with cinema style seating – perfect for conferences or seminars.

    • Blackout & Dimmers
    • Screen
    • Staging
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    Royal Armouries Hall

    Capacity: 1000

    This large space with a connected kitchen is perfect for exhibitions and awards dinners.

    • Bar
    • Screen & Stage
    • Exhibition Space
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    Capacity: 130

    Small room with some fixed seating and a flexible area in front for presentations or audience participation.

    • Air Conditioning
    • Wi-Fi
    • Flexible Seating

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
New Dock Hall 1500 1000 - - 1000 750 1100 1500
Hunting Gallery 100 - 16 - - - 16 100
Oriental Gallery 300 100 - - - - 80 300
Tournament Gallery 200 - - - - - 60 200
War Gallery 200 70 - - - - 160 200
The Master’s 200 - 30 30 60 - 60 200
Tower Gallery 100 60 30 25 - 40 50 100
Wellington Suite 200 200 - - 144 100 168 200
Cinema of War - 117 - - - - - 117
Bury Theatre - 250 - - - - - 250
Royal Armouries Hall 1000 500 - - 600 250 700 1000
Newsroom - 130 - - - 80 - 130


In close proximity to Leeds city centre, there are strong road, rail and air travel links with a multi-storey car park for 1,650 vehicles and 850 Hotel bedrooms just five minutes’ walk away.


  • Leeds 0.64 miles
  • A58(M) JCT 10 0.52 miles
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport 7.38 miles
  • Onsite parking: Coach (6 spaces) and car (1,650 spaces)


Royal Armouries Museum, Armouries Drive, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS10 1LT

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Special offers at Royal Armouries & New Dock Hall

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    Ways to be Well

    Our nutritionally designed menus have been created by incorporating a holistic approach to nutrition and wellbeing with a focus on how they can support both physical and mental wellbeing.


  • Good To Go England

    This venue has been awarded the ‘Good To Go’ UK industry mark, the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business can demonstrate they are following the government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

  • Code Of Practice Logo MASTER 1

    This venue is a member of the HBAA and supports their Code of Practice to assure best practice between agents, hotels and venues – ensuring every client receives a professional service.

  • MIA

    This venue is accredited by The Meetings Industry Association (mia), providing each of its clients with the assurance of excellence in business meetings and events across service, safety, health and responsibility.

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Meeting rooms

Businesses in Leeds have access to well-equipped, diverse spaces with the Royal Armouries & New Dock Hall meeting rooms. You can easily run high-tech presentations and seminars in The Cinema of War, a staff social in The Master’s or treat clients to a luxury lunch in the Hunting Gallery.

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Conference rooms

The Royal Armouries & New Dock Hall conference venues include two large halls that can hold at least 1,000 delegates. New Dock Hall provides the perfect blank canvas for any large conference, with the ability to incorporate elements from the museum for a truly unique twist.

Meanwhile, you can enhance variety and flow your event with the many Royal Armouries & New Dock Hall conference rooms – perfect for breakout space and to incorporate the world-class catering on offer.

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Restaurant Associates

Restaurant Associates (RA Venues) are proud to work with some of the UK’s most iconic and unique venues, from Tudor castles to contemporary art galleries. Their food philosophy is underpinned by their commitment to championing sustainability through seasonal menus and ethically sourced British produce. They deliver everything from intimate receptions to grand dinners, parties, exhibitions, conferences and meetings, and believe in making every event extraordinary.  

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This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.