Venue hire

If you’re looking for a meeting or conference space in Sheffield City Centre, why not consider Showroom Workstation? An independent creative venue in Sheffield’s Cultural Quarter, located less than five minutes walk from the train station

We have a dedicated events team who are committed to planning and supporting every detail of your booking. From small meetings to international festivals, our flexible and newly refurbished range of conference and events spaces can accommodate up to 280 delegates.

Authentic Art Deco features combine with modern architecture in our bright, open, light filled spaces to make Showroom Workstation a truly unique venue. Our high quality technical facilities include 100mbps ultrafast broadband - and did we mention our award winning catering?

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Email us or call 0114 221 0239  to discover what we can do for you.


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Meeting rooms

We have 6 meeting spaces which can accommodate a range of events from 2 -200 people.  We offer projection facilities, and every room comes with a flip chart and wifi as standard. All spaces are fully accessible and DDA compliant.

Conference Room 1

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Capacity: 12 (boardroom)

Dimensions: 7.5m x 4.9m

Conference Room 1 is predominantly used for small business meetings, holding a maximum of 12 people in a boardroom format. Along with the majority of our spaces here at Showroom Workstation, Conference Room 1 can be arranged to provide catering/refreshments within the room.

Conference Room 2

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Capacity: 16 (boardroom/ cabaret / horseshoe)

Dimensions: 5.8 x 6.1m 

Conference Room 2 has the ability to accommodate slightly larger groups and offers a range of possible layouts. This bright and airy room can be arranged in a way to suit the nature of your booking

Conference Room 3

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Capacity: 10 (boardroom)

Dimensions: 5.4m x 5.7m

Conference Room 3 is our smallest space, but still comes equipped with the same technical facilities as the larger conference rooms and is the perfect budget option.

Showroom 5

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Capacity: 30 (boardroom) 65 (theatre), 50 (cabaret), 25 (horseshoe) or 70 (standing)

Dimensions: 6.6m x 14.1m

Showroom 5 is located on the cinema side of Showroom Workstation and comfortably hosts larger meetings of up to 65 guests, providing the ideal solution for medium sized bookings. The spacious room design is perfect for presentations, workshops and training courses. If you’re looking for break-out spaces, Showroom 5 has a divider screen which can be pulled across to create 2 separate spaces, both with their own access doors.



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Capacity: 20 (boardroom), 50 (theatre), 50 (cabaret), or 100 (standing)

Situated behind the main Showroom Bar, this private space is ideal for more informal bookings. The Café is regularly used for talks, society meetings, and exhibitions of all kinds. It can also serve as a networking space and break-out refreshment area to compliment meetings and conferences taking place throughout the building. If you’re looking for something a bit different, the Café offers a versatility that will make your event stand out.

Creative Lounge

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Capacity: 30 (boardroom) 200 (theatre), 100 (cabaret), 30 (horseshoe) or 200 (standing)

Dimensions: 17m x 11.5m

At the heart of the Workstation is the Creative Lounge. This newly refurbished, air conditioned space has been specifically designed for conferences, film screenings, seminars and workshops of all varieties. From board meetings to church services, networking events to trade fairs, the Creative Lounge provides a blank canvas for all occasions. This room can be paired with the Reception to provide a separate refreshment area or simply an additional networking space for guests and delegates; our dedicated events team will work with you to create your own bespoke layout.

Workstation Reception & Mezzanine


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Capacity: 80 (theatre), 100 (cabaret),  or 200 (standing)

Dimensions:  12.8m x 13.9m (Reception), 5.3m x 5.3m (Mezzanine)

Located in the Workstation, the Reception and Mezzanine floors combined offer a unique set-up for bookings of to up to 200 delegates. This space has hosted a large number of exhibitions, drinks receptions, launches and conferences for regional, national and international clients. Both spaces can be easily tailored to suit your needs and requirements.

Cinema screens

Showroom's Cinema Screens

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Cinema 1

Capacity: 83 seats

Cinema 2

Capacity:  110 seats

Cinema  3

Capacity:  178 seats

Includes low level stage, built in spotlights and fold out tables in the chair arms. Top tables can be catered for.

Cinema 4

Capacity:  282 seats

We have four high quality cinema screens with tiered seating. All screens have the ability to link up with a variety of devices as well as external venues/presenters via broadbandand satellite. Each cinema is equipped with infra-red sound systems for the hearing impaired and designated wheelchair spaces, ensuring accessibility to all. These screens are often used as part of large conferences or to simply watch a film of your choice.


Showroom Workstation’s authentic Art Deco features provides a unique back drop to all special occasions. Our professional team will work with you from start to finish within a wide range of budgets to ensure that your event is tailored to you. Our experienced kitchen team are always happy to discuss your ideas and offer various catering packages including a bespoke menu for all wedding breakfasts. To aid the preparations further, we have established strong relationships with various local contacts including hotels, security companies and entertainment agencies.

We offer a blank canvas and invite you to make our venue your own.

The Showroom Café

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Capacity:  50 (sit down meal), 100 (parties).

With its own draught bar serving Prahva, Grolsch and a local ale, the Café is free of charge for all parties (including wedding breakfasts/receptions). This space provides an intimate and highly affordable setting for smaller scale occasions.

The Workstation

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Capacity: 100 (sit down meal), 250 (parties)

This flexible space can accommodate up to 250 people, maximising its use with sit down meals served in either the Creative Lounge or Workstation Mezzanine and using the Workstation Reception for dancing, bar sales and arrival drinks.  We charge a £500 hire fee which includes set up time, white clothed tables, draught cash bar, soft furnishings and furniture for up to 100 people.

Last orders are called at 11:30pm for a midnight finish. Time extensions can be agreed with our team.

Check out our bar tariff for more information about the products on our bars.

Christmas 2016

We're currently taking bookings for Christmas 2016, talk to us about the options available for parties, from small groups, up to 200 people.

We offer a flexible range of packages including buffets, 3 course meals and can include a DJ.

Please note: we are not open on Christmas Day

Three Course Menu - £25 per head


Parsnip and Bramley apple soup (ve)(gf-bread) with Parsnip crisps & fresh baked roll

Confit duck and pork terrine (gf) with tangerine purée, chicory and walnut salad

Almond crusted Goats cheese with pickled winter veg, beet purée and toasted almonds

Smoked mackerel rillettes on granary bread with tomato and spring onion salsa


Venison and apple boudin - Hand shaped venison sausage, heritage carrots, roast potatoes, braised red cabbage and venison gravy  

Half poussin - Pan roast breast, confit leg, sprouts and pancetta, roast potatoes and chicken and mushroom gravy

Buckwheat and hazelnut slice (ve)-  Roast winter veg, sprouts, olive oil roast potatoes and roast veg gravy

Leek, celeriac and wild mushroom pie (v) - Herbed mash potato, braised red cabbage, heritage carrots and roast veg gravy

Salmon with herb crust - Champ mash, roast broccoli and white wine and caper sauce


Chocolate mousse cake- Orange sorbet, confit orange and cocoa nib tuille

Warm cranberry upside down cake - Bourbon ice cream, pecan praline

Prosecco poached pear - Prosecco sorbet, almond brittle

Cheese board - 3 local cheeses, house crackers, chutney and fruit

Coffee or tea with mince pie fudge

Christmas buffet

£25 per head including DJ. Bespoke party packages also available

Selection of cold sandwiches

Platter of cold roast meats incl. turkey, ham and beef

Red cabbage slaw

Pigs in blankets

Pork and apricot sausage rolls

Spiced veggie rolls

Roast potatoes

Dressed mixed salad

Brie and cranberry tart

Dip selection incl. Lemon houmous, aioli and salsa

Mince pies

Call to book on 0114 221 0239 or email


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