Award ceremony venue in heart of Birmingham

Planning an awards ceremony in Birmingham? Austin Court offers a stunning, secluded setting for your next award ceremony, conventionally located in the city centre while offering a unique atmosphere and first-class digital technology to impress your guests.

Our specialist team of event coordinators are here to help you organise a memorable evening.  Whether you need something simple or glitzy, we can host everything from international award ceremonies with live streaming and gala dinners, to after-party celebrations for up to 150 guests.

Austin Court is the ideal venue to give your guests an award ceremony experience like no other... Guests will walk through our beautiful Courtyard towards the Waterside Room, where arrival drinks and canapes will be waiting. They will then move to the Kingston Theatre, for a grand award ceremony, utilising the lecture theatre’s top of the range digital facilities. The award ceremony will be followed by delicious food will be served in the Lodge Rooms to top off the perfect event.



We know how important catering is to an award ceremony, that’s why we have a variety of delicious catering options to choose from in our banqueting menu, including drinks and canapes for up to 150, a three-course meal for up to 120 guests or a buffet for up to 150.


Digital Facilities

Our in-house AV team provide state of the art sound and lighting, along with the opportunity to brand the award ceremony space. The recent digital upgrades to the Kingston Lecture theatre provide you with a host of digital opportunities to enhance your event:

  • HD projector and widescreen offers the perfect platform to display content
  • HD projection walls either side of the stage can be used for extra content, branding, or as a social media wall
  • Moving LED headlights offer professional lighting to create a glowing atmosphere
  • An enhanced sound system provides an enriched audio experience like no other
  • Streaming facilities and hybrid event packages are available to extend your award ceremony outside of the venue
  • Each event comes with a dedicated in-house AV technician for the duration, to ensure AV runs smoothly
  • Free and fast wi-fi throughout the venue  



To take the stress out of planning an award ceremony, we’ve created a package that includes everything you need for the perfect event. Alternatively, our dedicated event coordinators are happy to work with you to tailor-make your event.

Award Ceremony Package [PDF, 592KB]

Plus, if you’re looking for entertainment, we’ve got a list of recommended suppliers to make the planning process even easier.



Austin Court is ideally located for an award ceremony in Birmingham, as the venue is just a short walk or taxi ride away from the main train stations. There are also several car parking spaces available at the venue on a first come first serve basis.

There is a selection of local hotels just a stone’s throw from the venue, and our team can offer you negotiated rates.

Our venue is accessible for all guests attending an award ceremony. The Kingston Theatre is fully accessible with widened aisles, direct access onto the stage from ground level via the Green Room and there is lift access to the first floor from directly outside the theatre.


Find out more

We pride ourselves on outstanding customer service and that’s why you will have one point of contact from start to finish.

Get in touch with our award-winning team today to find out more.