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About the venue

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The Octagon Centre is a multi purpose venue at the heart of The University of Sheffield campus, just off Glossop Road, with excellent public transport links and situated immediately next to the new Durham Road car park, which boasts over 500 spaces and operates 24/7. Whether you’re planning an awards ceremony, conference, meeting or performance, the Octagon is the perfect venue to create the ultimate event.

With a seated capacity of up to 1275 (1600 for standing events) or 870sqm of clear floor area, the Octagon is enormously flexible and can accommodate a wide range of events with a number of configuration options to suit every need. Conferences and exhibitions, large-scale live music gigs, sport and comedy shows are only a fraction of the wide variety of productions hosted here. There are also suites of ancillary rooms all under the same roof, available for breakout and meetings, with capacities ranging from 30 to 80 people. Modular staging systems, comprehensive technical infrastructure and first class support from our in house event and production teams complete the picture.