The Senedd in Cardiff Bay

The Senedd in Cardiff Bay

Senedd event spaces

Published 01/09/2022   |   Last Updated 01/09/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

The Neuadd and the Oriel are the Senedd’s event spaces.

During the day both levels are open to the public.
Events for guests only are held in the evening, once Plenary has finished. Plenary begins at 13.30 every Tuesday and Wednesday and can run into the evening.

The Neuadd is the perfect venue for entertainment, while the Oriel offers fantastic views over Cardiff Bay and the perfect backdrop for speeches.

Ideal for:

  • Receptions
  • Networking events
  • Information stands

The Senedd is available:

Mondays and Friday 09:30-16:30
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 08:00-20:00

Access:

All floors of the Senedd are fully accessible.

 

The Neuadd

Neuadd Capacity:

Theatre style seating: 140
Cabaret style (round tables): 130 (only offered in exceptional circumstances)
Standing: 160

Dimensions of useable space in the Neuadd:

15 x 9m

Please note that all capacities shown are based on minimal furniture in the room. Capacities can vary depending on other Senedd activities taking place.

 

The Oriel

Oriel Capacity:

Theatre style seating: 25
Standing: 120

Dimensions of usable space  in the Oriel:

9 x 6 metres

Please note that all capacities shown are based on minimal furniture in the room. Capacities can vary depending on other Senedd activities taking place.