Event Space Hire

Hire an space for your event at YSP

With exceptional artworks nestled in 500 acres of historic parkland, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a truly unique venue. Our award-winning facilities and breath-taking views make for unforgettable weddings, celebrations and productive meetings. And just a mile from the M1, we're in a convenient location for guests coming from all over the UK and beyond.


Weddings

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an inspirational backdrop for weddings and civil ceremonies. Our dedicated team will guide you through every step to bring your vision to life. We can adapt our licensed auditorium for intimate gatherings of 30 or larger celebrations of up to 80, and dress it in any style. Ceremonies are available from 4pm, and the entire YSP Centre can be all yours for the evening.

Treat your guests to drinks and canapés on our beautiful 18th-century terrace. Follow that with contemporary fine dining in The Kitchen, with a balcony overlooking the rolling landscape. We’ll craft your menu using the finest local produce, and stock our bar with excellent wines, local beers and spirits.

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'Right from the start everything was perfect... The staff were amazing, the food was superb, and everyone couldn’t do enough for us.'

'I can’t think of a better place to start a new life with someone.'


Celebrations

Private dinners. Children’s birthday parties. Anniversaries. Christenings. Wakes. Whatever your occasion, we can host your function to suit your budget and theme. 


Facilities available to hire:

Roger Evans Auditorium

Tucked away from view on the ground floor of YSP Centre, our auditorium is easy for all to access. The light and airy room is a blank canvas to decorate in your choice of theme. Along with the adjoining boardroom it seats up to 80.

The Kitchen

Our first-floor restaurant is a refreshing space, with delicious locally sourced meals and incredible views. It can be hired in the evening for up to 80 guests.

The Weston

At the eastern entrance to YSP, The Weston is the latest addition to YSP’s spaces, opened in 2019. Its light-filled, Scandinavian-inspired restaurant boasts a wood burning stove, open kitchen and terrace. The Weston is available for bespoke out-of-hours hire for up to 60 guests, and has a private car park.

Experiences

We offer a range of exclusive, utterly unique experiences. Enjoy a private sunrise or sunset for up to 20 guests in the James Turrell Deer Shelter Skyspace, or take a Land Rover tour of the historic Bretton Estate.

‘Enormous thank you to the team at YSP for supporting me in making my partner’s 50th birthday a truly memorable occasion. Everything was absolutely perfect.’

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People talking, seated at a long table in The Weston.

‘Our daughter recently went to a toddler’s birthday party at YSP. What a fabulous place for children! The food, the surroundings and the attentive staff made it a spectacular event. The birthday girl couldn’t have wished for more!’

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Meetings

Leave the city behind and immerse yourself in our tranquil surroundings. When you book a meeting room at YSP, your delegates also get the bonus of free entry into the park.

On the ground floor of the YSP Centre, the Roger Evans Auditorium is an airy space, conducive to creative thinking and productive planning sessions. It holds up to 60 delegates and can be arranged in various styles – theatre, cabaret, boardroom or u-shaped. It has audio-visual facilities, wifi and a projector. Next to the Auditorium, the Boardroom seats up to 12, making it ideal for small meetings or a breakout space. Its large windows offer natural light and open onto a private courtyard. Or, combine the two spaces for larger meetings for up to 80 delegates.

Break for lunch in The Kitchen or The Weston, both of which are also available for exclusive evening hire.

You can also take advantage of the beautiful 18th century backdrop with our exclusive team building activities. Take a motivational tour of YSP’s art and landscape. Boost your colleagues’ creativity in an artist-led workshop. Or get inspired with an introduction to our exhibitions.

‘YSP is an inspirational venue which takes people away from the daily grind and literally gives a wider horizon. The friendly, helpful staff and fantastic food make everyone feel pampered!’

- Sheffield Culture Consortium

‘Perfect surroundings for an inspirational planning day. We were looked after very well, in comfortable, well-appointed rooms which were not 'corporate' but light, airy and accessible.'

- Red Ladder Theatre Company

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