Belfast Waterfront Hall
Award-winning, only purpose-built conference and entertainment centre. The Waterfront offers an unrivalled choice of events from comedy to music concerts – rock, popular and classical, to ballet and opera, theatre and more. Has hosted names like Van Morrison, Dara O’Briain, Alan Carr, Fleetwood Mac and Blur, and it is a key venue for the Belfast Festival and the Ulster Orchestra.
The Waterfront hall Belfast is a multi-purpose conference and entertainment centre situated in the heart of the city. The venue’s stunning architecture epitomises contemporary design with stunning views over the city and River Lagan.
The Waterfront has undergone a £29.5m transformation and was re-opened in May 2016. The expansion programme has led to double the amount of event space and has created state of the art facilities ranking it, among the top tier of European Conference Centres.
Clients are spoilt for choice, as the new facility can accommodate up to 5,000 visitors and features:
- 2,000-seat auditorium
- 380-seat studio
- 2 new multi-purpose halls
- 20 meeting rooms for 10 to 100 delegates
- Exterior terraces with riverside views
- Bar and gallery areas
- A new riverside entrance, reception and foyer.
The sheer grand design of the building allows for flexibility as it can facilitate gala dinners, conferences, concerts, exhibitions, banqueting and break-out space. As the Waterfront Hall auditorium can house up to 2,000 people it has been associated with various concerts and the Ulster Orchestra often frequent here. Also the well-known TV show ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ hosted their interview process at the Waterfront.
Upcoming events range greatly from Ronan Keating and Christy Moore concerts to BNBF Northern Ireland Bodybuilding Championships. It goes without saying that the Waterfront Hall has a vast variety of rooms that are sure to suit your individual needs. Whether you wish to unwind at a concert, or you are a delegate attending a conference at the Waterfront Belfast, you can also explore Belfast’s culture, local produce and attractions.
Clayton Hotel Belfast is located only a 10-minute walk or a 5-minute drive to the Waterfront venue making it easily accessible. All guests have complimentary access to Club Vitae with a 15m heated swimming pool and gym.