A unique setting for an unforgettable event

From conferences and exhibitions to private drinks and canapé receptions, right through to corporate gala dinners, Watford Colosseum boasts a great range of adaptable spaces and offers the perfect venue to hire for any event in Watford or Hertfordshire. With a variety of options available to suit all requirements, our dedicated hospitality team will work with you to plan your perfect event.

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Watford Colosseum is a major hospitality and entertainment venue, conveniently located in the heart of Watford, with ample adjacent parking.

The warm and welcoming public spaces of the Colosseum provide the ideal venue for your special event.  Whether you are hosting a trade show, product launch, formal meeting, theatre-style event or formal banquet, you are guaranteed to receive a warm welcome and personal service from our dedicated in-house event and hospitality team.

Our team is able to create a totally bespoke event, with our creative and innovative team of chefs providing menus that use only the freshest ingredients, making the best use of seasonal local produce and incorporating any themes or special requests.  All complemented by an extensive and contemporary wine, spirit and beer list.

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Watford Colosseum is also an ideal venue to host launches for products or events, music videos, fashion photo shoots and celebrity interviews. The recently refurbished setting was utilised in 2012 by Robbie Williams, who came to Watford Colosseum to film a documentary with James Corden for Sky 1 and Sky 1 HD titled When Robbie Met James 

Main Hall

The Watford Colosseum Auditorium features a large stage and seating for up to 1392. With seats removed and converted into a flat floor space, the impressive Auditorium turns into the dream location for a banquet for 600 people or a reception for 2000.

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The Forum

Graced with many original art deco features and a beautifully integrated modern Champagne bar, this space is perfect for formal meals, buffets, informal (even intimate) dining, wild celebrations or elegant soirées.

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Deco Bar

Flexble space in stunning art deco surroundings.

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Café Bar

Ideal for casual business lunches

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Room Layouts

  Boardroom Classroom Theatre Cabaret Banquet Standing Horseshoe
Main Hall - 400 1280 420 600 2000 -
The Forum 36 60 160 100 120 200 48
Deco Bar 14 17 70 32 40 50 -


Sample menus reflect the Colosseum's passion for food and incorporate only the freshest ingredients.

The hospitality team are happy to discuss menu requirements to incorporate any themes or special requests, making the best use of seasonal, local and organic produce.

Whatever the occasion, corporate or private event, birthday, wedding, Bar Mitzvah or other celebration, your event will be personally catered for by our own creative and innovative team of chefs.

To complement the dining experience, we also offer an extensive and contemporary wine, spirit and beer list.

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Finger Buffet
Fork Buffet
Formal Dining
Vegetarian Party Menu
Working Lunch and HQ Street Food
Day Delegate and Breakfast Packages
Conference Lunch Menu


Offering an extensive range of beers, wines and spirits, we can set you up with an account behind the bar, a cash bar, or a combination of both. We can also arrange welcome drinks or cocktails to start your evening off in style. 

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Services and Facilities

Watford Colosseum can offer a range of bespoke services and facilities including:

  • Dedicated and experienced in-house hospitality team to ensure your event is special
  • Professional staff to ensure first-class service
  • Wireless broadband
  • Recommendation for live entertainment which the Colosseum team can book for you
  • Large selection of audio visual equipment
  • In-house sound system
  • Ample car parking
  • Coach set-down and pick-up facilities
  • Comprehensive access facilities

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