Conferences at Castle Rock: How each venue makes events uniquely memorable

NOTTINGHAM based Castle Rock Brewery have a catalogue of properties which offer unique conference and event facilities.

Our event experts at Meet in Nottingham work to showcase the distinctive spaces and inviting atmosphere available for corporate hire at each of the Castle Rock venues we work with.

Poppy and Pint

A firm favourite within the Lady Bay community, Poppy and Pint presents a warm and welcoming atmosphere on the outskirts of Nottingham, with disabled access allowing them to host events for those with specific mobility requirements.

There are a number of transport options available to reach this venue including a regular bus service between the city and West Bridgford area, and an onsite car park for guests of the venue. If you’re travelling from outside of Nottingham, the Poppy and Pint can be easily reached from Nottingham Station through a collection of bus and taxi services.

The venue offers four distinct areas, with two of these being available for private hire; both the dining room and function room can be booked for private conferences and events.

The dining room can hold up to 25 delegates boardroom style or 50 delegates theatre style and offers the perfect space for corporate meetings, dinners, and work parties. Whilst the function room can hold up 40 delegates boardroom style, 90 dinner style, 140 theatre and 150 reception; making it the ideal space for networking events, conferences, and celebrations; this room is extremely versatile and can be tailored to meet your needs and requirements.

If you’re looking for a smaller, more open space; both the café and traditional bars are also available to delegates to spend time in during their event where locally sourced dishes are available all inspired by French Bistro cuisine.


Based in the city of Nottingham along the tranquil setting of the canal, Canalhouse is a short walk from Nottingham Train Station and provides a small amount of onsite parking for guests as well as being on route for bus transport.

The versatile event space can accommodate up to 180 delegates for a reception style event making this popular beer garden venue an ideal option for company away days, celebrations, and product launches.

With a rustic design of exposed brick work, wooden beams and large factory windows, this unique venue gives delegates the opportunity to tailor the design and of their event to a colour or brand scheme of their choice. When it comes to the food and drinks available, this ‘Discover World Beers’ venue is a hub for craft beer drinkers with over 200 beers sourced from around the globe. If wine and spirits are more to your taste, Canalhouse offers a varied menu of carefully selected wines, spirits, and traditional cider as well as locally sourced coffee.

The Embankment

After recently earning a Grade II listed status, this historic venue is renowned for being one of Albert Nelson Bromley’s designs, the architect who was behind one of the most distinctive Boots Pharmacy buildings; The Embankment building was originally opened in 1907 as ‘Boots Store 2’.

With four meeting rooms accommodating up to 100 delegates theatre style, the venue can host all types of events including presentations and company celebrations.

If you’re looking for something larger, the Lord Trent Room can accommodate up to 140 delegates reception style, making it ideal for conferences and Christmas parties; alternatively, the Jesse Boot room, named after the founder of Boots Pharmacy, can facilitate events for up to 48 guests’ theatre style, making it a great space for team lunches and business meetings.

Transport to the venue is easy, with 55 onsite parking spaces for guests, a number of bus routes running past the venue and a short distance from Nottingham Train Station making it an option for events that have guests travelling from outside of Nottingham.

Castle Rock will be hosting their Yard Party event on 7 June from 3.30pm at their Castle Rock Brewery on Queens Bridge Road in Nottingham, which is set to have live music from Dusty 4 Track, Rhythm Eaters, and The Score, as well as beer and other drinks available to enjoy in the summer scenes, click here to book your tickets today before they sell out! If you would like to book any of the Castle Rock venues for your next conference or event, then contact our team of experts today by emailing or calling 0115 962 8320 to discuss your requirements.

Posted on 24 May 2024

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Georgia Cowdrey