Durham County Cricket Club, Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QR
If you are looking for function, conference or celebration rooms in Durham, there is nothing like hosting your event with a backdrop as timeless as the County Durham riverbank.
Emirates Riverside is not just home to action-packed sport, it’s also one of the best event venues in the North East. Ranging from conferences to concerts, we have an unbeatable events calendar so there’s never a dull day!
Our accredited meeting spaces are some of the most versatile and visually stunning spaces in the North East for your event, ensuring your message is heard as we take care of the details to ensure a seamless event.
No matter what the occasion Emirates riverside is the perfect venue for any intimate family or huge event.
Castle View Suite
As the name of this suite suggests, it focuses on the fantastic 18th Century castle positioned directly in front of the room. Whether it’s a frostbitten morning or mid-summer night’s dream, the Castle View is the perfect pitch facing solution for either small intimate gatherings or for slightly larger numbers. The contemporary design of the room lends itself to anything from shabby chic to the most glamourous of events draped in diamonds.
Theatre Style 100 Cabaret 90 Boardroom 40 U-Shape 40 Banquet 120 Dinner Dance 120
The Cathedral Suite adorns high ceilings creating a large open and airy space. Its square design is diverse for all different kinds of events and is adaptable to design the layout yourself. The Cathedral has floor to ceiling windows optimising natural daylight to illuminate the contemporary design of the room.Having a large open space outside of the room can create a ground floor event with outside exhibition space, exhibiting inside is also perfect as the square design allows rows to be created for your guests to weave in and out of.
Theatre Style 150 Cabaret 120 Boardroom 40 U-Shape 40 Banquet 120 Dinner Dance 110
In summer 2016 we refurbished the largest most grandest of our suites, The Riverside. As its name suggests, the suite overlooks the evergreens across the County Durham riverside shadowed by the 18th century castle.There is no comparison to the 160-foot, glass-fronted panoramic view of one of the most picturesque settings in English sport. Seating a maximum of 250 people for a dinner, it is the perfect setting for the grandest of events. Whether you’re looking for a school prom venue, sporting dinner or something more informal, our Riverside suite could be the dramatic setting your events needs to give that ‘wow’ factor.
Theatre Style 250 Cabaret 150 Banquet 220 Dinner Dance 220
Finally but not to be forgotten, our 4 signature hospitality lounges overlooking the pitch are perfect for smaller dinners of up to 40 guests. These all have their own private bar within the room and are separate from any other space, meaning you have an exclusive space away from disruption.
Theatre Style 40 Cabaret 30 Boardroom 18 U-Shape 18 Banquet 40
Boardroom 12 Banquet 12
Delegate Rate - Daily
£27.50 + VAT
All our rooms offer Free Wi-Fi. And we offer complimentary parking for up to 500 cars.
Food and drink is available.