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Brunel's SS Great Britain has been lovingly restored to her former glory, offering only the best in quality, atmosphere and service. The world's first luxury liner is a multi-award-winning venue for non-residential conferences, corporate and private functions, weddings and civil partnerships. Steeped in history, the ship makes a stunning and memorable setting at the heart of Bristol’s harbour. The neighbouring conference space, The Brunel Institute, hosts stunning views onto the historic steamship and offers up-to-date, flexible and modern facilities, with easy access, excellent transport links and good car and coach parking, within an historic dockyard setting. Clients are supported with excellent award-winning event management and customer service, and promotional tools such as high quality images.
Brunel’s SS Great Britain and The Brunel Institute, hosts AGMs, conferences, exhibitions, client entertainment and office parties, photo shoots, as well as product, media, brand and advertising launches. With views over the harbour, Brunel’s SS Great Britain is ideal for photo opportunities.
Venue hire space on board ship include the Top Deck, the Promenade Deck, the First Class Dining Saloon and Hayward Saloon. Clients are able to hire part of the ship or have exclusive use of the entire ship. Launched by Prince Albert in 1843, admired by a young Queen Victoria and designed by one of the greatest engineers of the Victorian age, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the venue continues to inspire individuals and corporates alike.
Guests benefit from an optional guided tour, and have full freedom to explore the historic site and follow in the footsteps of Victorian passengers – from the first ‘All England Cricket Team’ to tour Australia to novelist Anthony Trollope.
As the world’s first great ocean liner, the SS Great Britain has many international links, especially with Australia, New Zealand, the USA, South Africa and the Falkland Islands. Clients include the Society of Editors, Rolls-Royce, Airbus, Champagne Mumm, and BBC Children in Need.
Fantastic day delegate rates
Brunel's SS Great Britain offers you a state-of-the-art conference and events space, as well as the chance to explore this iconic Victorian ship. The 120 capacity Viridor Theatre and 250 capacity Great Eastern Hall includes all AV equipment and a full guided tour, in the incredibly reasonable day delegate package rate of £38.00+VAT. These spaces have dual projection, plasma screen, WIFI throughout, DVD, CD, MP3 and simple 'plug and go' inputs for all presentational requirements.
|First Class Dinning Saloon||160||-||-||-||-||-|
|Great Eastern Hall (No.1 Brunel Square)||120||-||-||250||50||120|
|Great Western Room||-||14||-||14||-||-|
|Hayward Saloon (Ship)||45||20||-||50||20||40|
|Kirby Laing Room||-||20||20||40||16||20|
|Sir Daniel Gooch Suite||-||20||18||-||-||-|
|Sir Marc Brunel Room||-||12||-||15||-||-|
|The Shakespear Room (Brunel's dining room)||14||-||-||-||-||-|
|The Whole Ship||220||-||-||-||-||-|
|First Class Dinning Saloon Banqueting|
|Great Eastern Hall (No.1 Brunel Square) Banqueting|
|Great Eastern Hall (No.1 Brunel Square) Cabaret|
|Great Eastern Hall (No.1 Brunel Square) Theatre|
|Great Eastern Hall (No.1 Brunel Square) U-Shaped|
|Great Western Room Boardroom|
|Great Western Room Theatre|
|Harbourside Kitchen Banqueting|
|Hayward Saloon (Ship) Banqueting|
|Hayward Saloon (Ship) Boardroom|
|Hayward Saloon (Ship) Cabaret|
|Hayward Saloon (Ship) Theatre|
|Hayward Saloon (Ship) U-Shaped|
|Kirby Laing Room Boardroom|
|Kirby Laing Room Cabaret|
|Kirby Laing Room Classroom|
|Kirby Laing Room Theatre|
|Kirby Laing Room U-Shaped|
|Promenade Deck Banqueting|
|Promenade Deck Theatre|
|Sir Daniel Gooch Suite Boardroom|
|Sir Daniel Gooch Suite Classroom|
|Sir Marc Brunel Room Boardroom|
|Sir Marc Brunel Room Theatre|
|The Shakespear Room (Brunel's dining room) Banqueting|
|The Whole Ship Banqueting|
|Viridor Theatre Banqueting|
|Viridor Theatre Boardroom|
|Viridor Theatre Cabaret|
|Viridor Theatre Classroom|
|Viridor Theatre Theatre|
|Viridor Theatre U-Shaped|