Our spectacular crescent-shaped building, designed by award-winning Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly, provides stunning, unconventional and fun hire spaces – like no other venue.
From business meetings and private parties to large scale conferences and fairs, our friendly Venue Hire team are here to help make your event a success.
Hire Firstsite and support our local community
Firstsite is a registered charity – by hosting your event at Firstsite, you can help us continue to bring free world-class exhibitions to East Anglia. Your support will further benefit the local community through funding our local creative community projects – including free lunches and activities for families during the school holidays.
We work closely with some incredible partners and causes and all our profits go straight back into these projects.
What our customers say:
“I wanted to thank you and your team for hosting our CARA social event on Friday. Everything went very smoothly – the food was great, the staff were lovely and very helpful and the space was (as always) fantastic. The CARA team very much enjoyed the evening.”
– Helen Parr, Chief Executive Officer – CARA (Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse)
“I had a wonderful experience hosting an event at Firstsite for a community event in April 2023. Paul from the venues events team was extremely accommodating to us. He was amazing during the planning of the event, when my team had to conduct 2 site visits, to the numerous requests, emails and meetings we had to help bring our vision to life.
During the event, the Firstsite team made sure our events team had everything we needed for our event run smoothly. I also had the pleasure of working with Ross the AV Manager, he helped ensure our AV in the cinema room ran smoothly. I would highly recommend holding your next event at Firstsite!”
Ashley Hainer, Senior Project Coordinators Oddity Events