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“We would like to say thank you, for a wonderful meal. The food was perfect & the quantities were amazing, it even filled Jonathan up, after his 3 main course helpings and 2 desserts! As the main event of the day was on our meal, it was fantastic to have such wonderful food and great service. It made our day extra special & everybody had a wonderful day. Thank you so much”


Jonathan & Helen
Bride & Groom

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Conferences at Merchant Taylors Hall, York

The Merchant Taylors' Hall is an excellent and impressive venue for

  • Conferences
  • Business meetings
  • Seminars



  • City centre location
  • Historic architecture
  • Modern facilities
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Free wi-fi
  • full range of audio visual equipment
  • On-site parking for 20 cars
  • 5 minute walk from public car parks
  • 1st class catering
  • Professional event management by Poppy Caterers



There are 3 areas available for hire:

  • The Great Hall can seat up to 150 in theatre or cabaret layout, z in a class room layout, and 60 in Board room layout.
  • The adjoining Small Hall can be used as a smaller board room, a reception area and/or for catering or as "break out" space.
  • The Master's Room, which seats 15, is also available.

Poppy Caterers have considerable successful experience running and catering for conferences, business meetings and seminars.

Hire Fees

You can get all of the hire fees on the conference venue prices page.

Virtual Tour

Get a complete 360° tour of the Merchant Taylors Hall, York. This includes internal and external views as well as a detailed look at the Great Hall.

The tour requires Adobe Flash Player to be installed on your computer.

Link - Look at a virtual tour of The Merchant Taylors' Hall

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