Within easy walking distance of New Street Station, in Brindleyplace, Ikon is surrounded by major businesses, shops, restaurants and hotels. In such a prestigious setting, hospitality at Ikon is sure to impress your guests.

With versatile spaces, accommodating up to five hundred guests, Ikon is ideal for many different kinds of events, both corporate and private, whether it’s a canapé reception, conference, product launch, party, awards ceremony, workshop, meeting or wedding reception.

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Catering for events can be provided by Yorks at Ikon who offer a range of options including canapes, sandwich lunches, hot buffets and sit down meals.

Catering menu

Alternative catering can also be used, subject to agreement with Ikon.


Corporate Team Building Activities &
Creative Workshops

Ikon offers inspiring and memorable team building days and creative workshops tailored to meet your needs.  These can take place at the gallery or even on Ikon’s canal boat. Full details and pricing here.


Please take advantage of an exclusive rate with our friends at Hilton Garden Inn Brindleyplace.  Select ‘More Options’, select ‘Add Special Rate Codes’ and enter the corporate id N2771505 in ‘Corporate Account’ to receive 10% off best available rates, subject to availability.

AV Equipment & Resources

We have a wide range of audio visual and additional resources available to hire for your event; including projectors, screens, staging, PA systems, microphones and much more.

Photoshoots & Filming

Ikon is a perfect location for filming and photoshoots. The modern and historic features of our neo-Gothic building provide a unique backdrop. Please get in touch to discuss.

  • "Thanks so much for your help in preparation for our event on Saturday. We had such a great time and the workshop went super well. Also the Events Room was the perfect place to hold such a talk and workshop."

    — Manda Wilks, Project Manager, It's Nice That
  • "Ikon was the perfect location for our event. The gallery space was beautiful and the Ikon staff took very good care of us, from the booking process to the technical set up, catering and welcome on the day itself. The space was exactly what we needed, accommodating breakout spaces as well as a theatre-style event space, and the catering was delicious and very good value."

    It was brilliant to know that our conversations were also taking place in a space that's taking it's environmental commitments seriously, and we wouldn't hesitate to come back again."

    — Sholeh Johnston, Head of Creative Programmes, Julie’s Bicycle
  • "Thank you to everyone at Ikon for hosting our event and making us feel so welcome. It was a great night and the gallery looked gorgeous. It really is a great venue for events."

    — Louise Henry, Head of Events, The London Evening Standard, The Independent & i paper.
  • "The Ikon Gallery was the ideal setting for our launch event: a cultural centre at the heart of the city, with its own distinctive style - and at the same time, both welcoming and highly professional."

    — Greg Leadbetter, Institute of Creative Writing

Corporate Partnerships

All corporate partners and sponsors receive either free or discounted venue hire as well as many other benefits. For more information on opportunities to support Ikon please click here.
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