Our stunning landscaped outdoor space is a rare find in the heart of Birmingham. The garden offers a tranquil break-out and catering area for larger events.

This space is great for…

  • Reception drinks
  • Breakout activities
  • Barbecues
  • Parties
  • Networking
  • Relaxing

What you get…

  • Beautiful landscaped garden
  • Peace and quiet
  • Inspiring space
  • Perfect mingling opportunities
  • Seating areas

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0121 600 7500

Explore the Courtyard

Our stunning, landscaped garden offers guests the perfect chance to relax in between conference talks. It’s also a fabulous space to enjoy a meal in the sunshine or mingle at a reception while indulging in delicious canapes and cocktails.

Our peaceful outside space can cater for up to 80 guests and comprises a network of walkways and seating areas.

Nestled in the heart of IET Birmingham: Austin Court, our garden is a tranquil space – you’d never guess you’re in the heart of trendy Brindleyplace in the middle of the city! This unique, versatile space can be hired in conjunction with any of our other rooms.

Receptions and parties

An outdoor space in the city centre is a real find for anyone planning a summer party or drinks reception. The Courtyard at IET Birmingham: Austin Court not only has location on its side, it’s also a beautiful space which encourages mingling and inspires conversation.

  • Tiered walkways - perfect for mingling
  • Stylish, contemporary foliage and furniture
  • Fabulous glass-fronted atrium backdrop
  • Great photography opportunities
  • Subtle, atmospheric evening lighting
  • Stunning, indoor wet-weather options

The layout of our landscaped terrace provides lots of different areas in which you can position your entertainment and catering facilities.

Picnics and barbecues

There’s nothing finer than a warm, English summer’s evening. Make the most of this special time of year and hold your picnic or barbecue in our unique, central courtyard garden.

  • Beautifully manicured shrubs and trees
  • Quirky layout, perfect for mingling
  • Tiered walkways with seating areas
  • Beautifully designed, glass-fronted atrium backdrop
  • Range of catering options and menus

You can hire the Courtyard as part of a larger event or as a stand-alone booking.

Breakout space

Conferences, meetings and away days can all be rather exhausting for your attendees. Our landscaped, courtyard garden is a beautiful space in which your delegates can relax and re-charge their batteries, ready for the next session on their agendas.

  • Scattered seating areas
  • Walkways - perfect for networking
  • Beautifully planted beds
  • Areas to serve refreshments
  • Stunning backdrop for photos

An outdoor breakout space is always worth considering as fresh air will go a long way to refreshing tired attendees.


Courtyard pricing

Maximum capacity


Day rate

(08:00 - 17:00)

Half day rate

(09:00 - 12:30) (13:00 - 17:00)

Evening rate

(18:00 - 2300)


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