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Great Hall and Devonshire House


  • disabled access

  • cafe

  • wi fi

The Great Hall, within Devonshire House, is the largest of the University’s facilities, seating up to 1,400 delegates theatre style. Containing movable seating within the auditorium and fixed tiered seating in the balcony, this large space can be adapted for many different uses, from formal theatre style events, through to exhibitions, concerts and gala dinners.


With natural daylight, a fixed stage and excellent acoustics the Great Hall is a popular choice for live music events, large plenary sessions, banquets and exhibitions.


Underneath the Great Hall on the ground floor is the Great Hall foyer, ideal for a delegate registration area or meetings point. Directly opposite the Great Hall on the first floor is the Terrace Restaurant, which offers a range of hot and cold meals and refreshments during the day and can be used as a large dining or bar space at weekends and evenings.




  • Seats up to 1,433 delegates
  • Natural daylight
  • Fixed stage
  • Excellent acoustics
  • Exhibition hall
  • Balcony area
  • Dining hall
  • Bar areas


The Great Hall is number 1 on the Streatham Campus Map. Visit the University web pages for directions and parking information.


Further information

For more information about this venue, including capacities and room plans, take a look at our Great Hall and Devonshire House overview or  the more detailed Great Hall and Devonshire House Information Sheet.



To enquire about room hire prices please contact the Event Exeter team on 0300 555 0214 or at

Or take a look at our 24hr Delegate RatesDaily Delegate Rates or Half Day Delegate Rates to find the package that suits you best.


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