Your next event can be whatever you want it to be. All of us here at the Waterfront are dedicated to creating an experience tailor made for you.


Your next event can be whatever you want it to be. All of us here at the Waterfront are dedicated to creating an experience tailor made for you.


Sited on the water’s edge with a commanding view over the Marine Lake and endless sandy beaches beyond, the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre based within the Waterfront complex is a distinctly different venue that can offer your clients, consumers and employees an event to remember, whatever the size, brand or budget.

As well as an experienced team of event managers, conference coordinators, marketing experts and service staff, our multi-faceted and fully integrated complex, includes 14 flexible event spaces suitable for a variety of events a 4* hotel and fantastic leisure facilities, including a 1565 seat theatre and a Genting casino.

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The Theatre is a dynamic space with a capacity of up to 1611 in fixed, tiered seating which can be screened off to create a more intimate setting for events of up to 700. As well as easy loading and unloading, the Theatre boasts a suite of eight backstage rooms and a 154sqm flat stage, which makes it perfect for concerts, comedians, family shows, sports events, conferences, spoken word performances and much more.

Interested in hiring The Theatre? Please contact nickycooper@waterfrontsouthport.co.uk

Theatre Auditorium

Max. Length (M) : 17.94 metre stage
Max. Width (M): 13.35 metres stage
Square Metres: 154 (stage inc apron)
Natural Daylight? No
Location Lower: Ground Floor

Capacity: Theatre Style 1611

A stunning Comprising of a 1000 m2 of flat floor space, across two levels the floral hall is a piece of history, with iconic bands such as The Beatles and Pink Floyd once treading the boards of the stage. A stunning, art deco style, multi-purpose venue – The Floral Hall is a unique, elegant space to bring any event to life.

Want more information about our Floral Hall? Please contact nickycooper@waterfrontsouthport.co.uk

Floral Hall Ballroom

Max. Length (M): 17.5m
Max. Width (M): 33.7m
Square Metres: 589.75 m2
Natural Daylight? Yes
Location: Ground Floor


Theatre Style: 800
Classroom (inc terrace): 400
Cabaret: 400
Drinks Reception: 900
Banquet with dance floor: 500
Banquet without dance floor: 700
Sport Event with ring (theatre style): 700
Sport event with dinner and ring: 700

The newest edition to our portfolio of spaces, our 750m2 Waterfront Suite is a practical, multipurpose area which is ideal for conferences, seminars and exhibitions. The space is multi-functional with the option to be separated to six private meeting rooms with up to 100 delegates each or one large space for up to 900 delegates.

Would you like more information? Please contact nickycooper@waterfrontsouthport.co.uk


Max. Length (M): 25.6m
Max. Width (M): 27.8m
Square Metres: 711.68 m2
Natural Daylight? No
Location: Lower Ground Floor


Theatre Style: 700 (waterfront pods 100)
Classroom: 480
Boardroom: 40 (waterfront pods 40)
U Shape: 40 (waterfront pods 40)
Cabaret: 336
Drinks Reception: 900
Buffet: 450
Banquet with dance floor: 400
Banquet without dance floor: 440

The name says it all, our Lakeside area is a light and airy space overlooking the stunning Marine Lake. Accommodating up to 200 people and boasting its own private entrance, this is a fantastic space perfect for a variety of events, including conferences, weddings and meetings.

If you are interested in hiring our Lakeside Suite you can contact nickycooper@waterfrontsouthport.co.uk


Max. Length (M): 9m
Max. Width (M): 17m
Square Metres: 153 m2
Natural Daylight? Yes
Location: Ground Floor


Theatre style: 160
Classroom: 70
Boardroom: 50
U Shape: 50
Cabaret: 80
Drinks Reception: 200
Buffet: 144
Banquet with dance floor: 110
Banquet without dance floor: 130

Other experiences


We have a dedicated events team, amazing facilities and we offer a one-of-a-kind setting – it will be love at first sight!