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Venue Hire

Where else can you hold a business meeting among the very timbers where legendary Admirals have planned historic battles? Say your wedding vows under sails that have witnessed timeless stories of love and loyalty across the world’s oceans? Or celebrate special occasions in rooms where illustrious heroes have rejoiced in their greatest victories?

Champagne being poured at evening reception at The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Drinks reception at Trafalgar Night Dinner at The Historic Dockyard Chatham.

All hands on deck

Your perfect event

Set among 400 years of maritime history, Kent’s Historic Dockyard Chatham provides an iconic backdrop with a variety of unique venue hire spaces perfect for all events.

Complete with spectacular, breath-taking architecture, our historic venues are well equipped with modern facilities. Our flexible spaces can be transformed for all occasions, ranging from large gala dinners and award ceremonies to intimate private dining and bespoke product launches. Perfect weddings and epic parties to productive away days and practical business meetings.

By hosting an event at the Dockyard you are also helping towards the preservation of the 80-acre historic estate for the benefit of our visitors now and in the future.

Event planning

Keeping everything shipshape

Our dedicated hospitality team is available to help you plan your event, from the moment you make an initial enquiry through to the event day itself.

Use our website for information about our spaces and inspiration for your event. When you’re ready, get in touch and we will be happy to discuss your requirements with you.

Get in Touch

Please tell us as much as you can about the event you’re planning and a member of our hospitality team will contact you to discuss your plans in more detail.