The Old Dining Room for conferences at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

Conferences and Meetings at West Dean

Whether you are planning an executive meeting for six or a reception for 100 delegates, West Dean near Chichester offers a unique venue for your business get-togethers. We have multiple meeting and breakout rooms available with full audio equipment and catering facilities. We can tailor-make packages to suit your requirements that will leave your delegates feeling impressed and inspired.

If you have any queries about current bookings please get in touch by calling 01243 818300 or emailing [email protected].

Christmas Private Dining

Enjoy the most magical time of year with a private Christmas event at West Dean House. From office Christmas parties to private family gatherings we offer Christmas lunches, dinners and drinks receptions for 10-90 guests in our prestigous State rooms.

Download the brochure to find out more.

Christmas Private Dining

Old Dining Room

This elegant and impressive room boasts a large Victorian dining table, Dutch floral marquetry chairs and artworks. An ideal space for presentations, meetings and fine dining.

Old Library

The largest of three interconnecting rooms, linked with the Old Dining Room and Music Room. It offers opulent Edwardian décor, book lined walls and a splendid early 18th Century tapestry panel. This room is perfect for presentations, meetings and receptions.

Music Room

An intimate yet airy space for meetings and receptions with a fascinating mix of traditional and surreal artwork, much of which comes from Edward James' own collection. The Music Room is at the centre of the three interconnecting rooms.

Estate Boardroom for conferences at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

Estate Boardroom

One of our larger meeting rooms offering multiple layouts, the Estate Boardroom is lined with wooden panels and is light and airy. An ideal space to host your delegates for meetings, presentations and conferences.

Room capacities

Our meeting and conference rooms can accommodate many layouts depending on your requirements. We have rooms in a variety of sizes with breakout spaces available, ideal for group work and teambuilding activities.




Old Dining Room

24 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Old Library 40 100 100 20 36
Music Room 10 24 25 6 12
Estate Boardroom 22 48 n/a 18 20

* 8 per table, and staging included

Contact us

Download our Conference, Meetings and Events brochure below or for further information, availability and enquiries, please call: 01243 818300 or email [email protected].

Conference, Meeting & Event Brochure