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Celebrations & Events Venue in Derby

The Aston Court Hotel is the perfect location for your celebration or event, situated in the heart of Derby.

Whether you are organising a birthday party, wedding reception, anniversary celebrations, private dinner or a gala ball, we boast 2 event rooms which can accommodate up to 150 people and the most spectacular or intimate of events and celebrations. We can cater for all your needs.

Our experienced team will be on hand to guide you through the process from enquiry stage, right through to the day/night of your event. Both of our rooms have their own private bar with bar staff provided in the room hire cost *applies to events only.

York Suite

The larger of our 2 event rooms, The York Suite can seat up to 100 guests using a mix of tables and can have up to 150 guests comfortably in total. The York Suite also has its own private cash bar, entrance, toilets, air conditioning and dancefloor.

Room hire cost from £300 *Please be aware that prices can vary according to the type of party you wish to book.

View Our Events Brochure

View Our Function Room Offer 2022/2023

The Hardwick Suite

This is the smaller of the 2 event rooms and can seat up to 30 guests and can have up to 50 guests comfortably in total. The perfect room for the smaller event such as golden anniversaries, small engagements or birthday events with smaller numbers. The Hardwick Suite has its own spirit/bottle/wine bar available and air conditioning.

Room hire cost from £175.

Hardwick Suite - events package (based on 50 guests attending) maximum 25 seated guests, maximum 50 guests in total

*Hire of the Hardwick suite - (50 total capacity – 25 seated)
*Prosecco arrival drinks (50) (served in the hotel lounge area)
*Festive savoury finger buffet (50) (served at a time to suit you)
*DJ/disco (with mood lighting) - 7pm until midnight
*Your colour choice* (including chair covers, sashes/runners, crackers & balloons) 
*Discounted accommodation for all guests

More Information

There is a large car park (60 spaces & free of charge) to the rear of the hotel for guests.

Any event wishing to bring their own DJ/Entertainment can do so but there is an additional charge of £25 to cover the PRS License. There is no charge for bringing your own catering/buffet.

We offer the following reception drinks per person should you wish to enhance your event on arrival:

- PROSECCO - £4.00pp
- BUCKS FIZZ - £3.50pp
- WINE (RED, WHITE OR ROSE) - £3.50pp

Should you wish to bring your own wine or champagne there is a corkage charge of £8 per bottle of wine and £12 per bottle of champagne.

Additional costs apply to 18th birthday parties, please refer to the terms and conditions.


The hotel can offer special guest rates for overnight stays for those attending your events, subject to availability. Please ask about these rates when making your enquiry.
All bookings are considered provisional until you have read and signed the terms & conditions and paid your initial deposit.


Click on the individual links below for full details

*Events Brochure

*Premium/Traditional Buffet

*18th and 21st Birthday Parties

*Events Terms and Conditions

*Bereavement Package

*Wine List

Contact Us

Our experienced team will be on hand to guide you through the process from the enquiry stage, right through the day/night of your event. If you have any queries don't hesitate to contact us on ‪+44 (0) 1332 342716‬