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Testimonials & Reviews


“Firstly, I know it has been a long time since the wedding on the 12th May but we have been so busy since. We are just writing to express our gratitude for all your work to make our wedding reception run as smoothly and as stress free as possible. We had a great day and have lots of happy memories thanks to you and your team. Everyone commented on the quality of the food especially the canapes, meat and the evening snack, even the butchers at the party were very impressed! All of your employees were very polite and professional and ensured all the guests were looked after. Also thanks for the bottle of bubbly, we are saving it for a special occasion. If you ever open a restaurant then let us know and we hope to use your services in the future perhaps at the next big family event.”


Christine Greenwood

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Exhibitions at Merchant Taylors Hall, York

The Merchant Taylors' Hall is an excellent city centre venue for

  • Wedding exhibitions
  • Craft fairs
  • Recruitment shows
  • Antique fairs
  • and many other types of exhibition or show



  • City centre location
  • Historic architecture
  • Modern facilities
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Free wi-fi
  • 5 minute walk from public car parks
  • 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 exhibition venue hire prices on the 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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