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OEC Venue Hire

Contemporary Private Venue Hire

Wow your guests at OEC Sheffield. This stylish and contemporary venue is firmly established as one of Sheffield’s premier private event venues. We seamlessly blend delicious cuisine with first-class entertainment, and welcoming Yorkshire hospitality – all the essentials of a successful private event.

If you are planning a private event, put OEC Sheffield at the top of your list. A highly sought-after venue for hire, the OEC hosts private events year-round, including weddings, charity galas, student proms, and celebrations. The OEC is a completely versatile, fully accessible venue, customisable to meet your needs. The venue comfortably accommodates up to 500 guests for private events.

When it comes to venue hire at OEC Sheffield, our team are committed to helping your dream event become a reality. We provide a personalised approach at every stage of the event planning process, from ideas to event management. We pride ourselves on our ability to help you create the perfect event.

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Birthdays and Anniversaries

Student and Prom Celebrations


Memorials and Wakes

Fundraising and Charity Events


OEC Private Parties

Birthdays and Anniversaries

OEC Sheffield is the perfect party venue for hire. When you’re looking to host a private party, for a special birthday or milestone anniversary, we make sure you have a night to remember for all the right reasons. Our attentive staff are on hand to take care of all the details so you can let your hair down and enjoy the party. Host your birthday or anniversary celebration in a venue that oozes glamour. Let us roll out the red carpet for your guests.

OEC Student Celebrations

Student and Prom Celebrations

The tension and excitement of receiving exam results deserves a special event to celebrate years of hard work. If you’re planning a school prom, graduation ball, or university dinner, host your event at Sheffield’s premium private events venue. Celebrate in style at the OEC where the wow factor comes as standard. OEC venue hire is suitable for small or large groups of up to 500 guests, with plenty of space for your students’ final hurrah.

OEC Christenings

Christenings and Naming Ceremonies

Celebrate the birth of a child or the start of a new parent and child relationship with a christening or naming ceremony. Gather with family and friends to welcome the newest member of the family. OEC Sheffield is fully accessible and finished to a high standard throughout, with dedicated event planners on hand to create the perfect welcome. Share the joy of a new child with a celebration to cherish.

OEC Life Celebrations

Memorials and Wakes

We are here to help you celebrate life and share cherished memories. Team OEC are proud to offer a sensitive wake venue service that will do your guests proud. We can take care of all the planning for you. Catering packages and bespoke menu design are available to all our hosts. We provide the space you need gather together following the passing of a loved one. Our dedicated team will be on hand to assist with the greeting of guests and ensure that all needs are attended to promptly and courteously.

OEC Charity Events

Fundraising and Charity Events

If you’re looking for a charity event venue for hire, look no further. Organising a charity gala or fundraising event is a highly effective method to attract new donors and treat existing supporters to a night of fun, knowing they are supporting a worthy cause. Create a stylish networking space with plenty of opportunity for lively entertainment and delicious cuisine for up to 500 guests. You can be sure that a wide selection of enticing menu options are ready to impress your guests!

OEC Weddings


The OEC is a stunning contemporary Sheffield wedding venue with a red-carpet entrance on your big day. The perfect venue at any time of the year, whatever the weather. The OEC is a fully accessible venue finished to a high standard throughout, able to host up to 500 wedding guests. Our adaptable venue is ideal for both small and intimate, and large vivacious weddings. As a civil wedding venue, you can choose to host your entire wedding or reception at OEC Sheffield.


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Private Venue Hire - FAQs

Pricing for private venue hire at OEC Sheffield varies depending upon the size of your party, type of catering, and chosen entertainment. 

For a bespoke private venue hire quote, contact OEC Sheffield today.

OEC Sheffield has the capacity to hold up to 500 guests for its exclusive private venue hire, making it the perfect venue for large groups and parties.

An adaptable venue offering a range of private venue hire capacities, OEC Sheffield is able to cater to small parties for a range of occasions.

For more information, contact OEC Sheffield today.

OEC Sheffield offers free parking to all of its visitors; offering over 400 car parking spaces for even the biggest of private events.

OEC Sheffield offers a variety of catering options for our exclusive private venue hire. From three-course menus to themed buffets and more, our team of talented chefs offer dining options to suit your theme and budget.

OEC Sheffield is able to accommodate for a range of events and occasions. Some of the many occasions we cater for include:

  • Birthdays 
  • Anniversaries
  • Student and Prom Celebrations
  • Christenings and Naming Ceremonies
  • Memorials and Wakes
  • Fundraising and Charity Events
  • Weddings

OEC Sheffield is proud to be a fully accessible venue, with disabled parking, lifts, and accessible facilities, and is always more than happy to make accommodations and offer assistance wherever necessary.