The Roundhouse is widely recognised as being Derby’s number one venue, centrally located in Derby. With fantastic access to road, rail and air travel links, The Roundhouse prides itself on its versatility and renowned railway history.

Whatever your occasion, The Roundhouse always has the answer! From art exhibitions, to fayres, to boxing competitions – The Roundhouse has it all and more. We pride ourselves on our innovation and creativity, to ensure we exceed your expectations.


The Roundhouse is one of Derby’s most iconic venues. Its magnificient architecture, surrounded by original features, create the perfect backdrop for any event. Boasting ample floor space and capitalising on its Railway origins, The Roundhouse has played host to a variety of exhibitions, such as the Derbyshire Skills Festival, The Graduate Engineer Show and The Big Bang Fair.


Offering a flexible backdrop to any conference or meeting, The Roundhouse has over 60 purpose-built training rooms, as well as being able to accommodate up to 2,500 for a conference. However large or small your conference, our dedicated and experienced team are always on hand to provide their expert support to deliver and plan your event to perfection.

The Roundhouse too big? Why not take a look at the Carriage Shop Theatre, which can comfortably seat up to 72 cabaret style, 180 theatre style or 100 for a gala dinner. Failing that, there’s always our unique pods, which hold up to 25 people – The choice is yours!


The Roundhouse has hosted a variety of prestigious dinner and award ceremonies such as Mainspring, Derby Telegraph Business & Sports Awards and The Brain Game.

This flexible and innovative space can be tailored to suit your exact requirements, with each area available to use alone or in conjunction with other spaces.

We’re proud to have worked with over 400 clients to deliver their event at The Roundhouse. Use our handy Space Search to view the many options available.


The Roundhouse is widely recognised as Derby’s number one events venue, centrally located in the heart of Pride Park and provides a stunning destination for Vivid’s astounding Christmas parties.

Each year, Vivid introduce a new theme which transforms The Roundhouse, taking it to new heights. Complete with fairground rides, entertainment, and an aerial entertainment, The Roundhouse is transformed into an exhilarating space. Enjoy world-class entertainment, a delicious 3 course dinner and a midnight breakfast, and of course there’s a dance floor!

Get amongst it, for more information, visit www.derbychristmasparties.co.uk


Whether you are planning a market fayre or festival, The Roundhouse has played host to a variety of events including the Fabulous Seasonal Markets, CAMRA Beer Festivals and The Big Bang Fayre.

Over the years, The Roundhouse has seen thousands of visitors flock through its doors to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere that comes with any of the fayres and festivals we host. Not only is The Roundhouse the perfect space to host a fayre, but the adjoining buildings such as the Carriage Shop Theatre and library as a perfect space for entertainment and grabbing a bite to eat.