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RA Venues Wins Catering Contract with Royal Armouries Museum


RA Venues has secured the contract to provide hospitality and catering services at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds. The appointment will see the Royal Armouries Museum become the latest addition to the RA group’s portfolio of leading cultural and heritage destinations that currently comprises Bryn Williams at Somerset House, Liberty London, Bristol Zoo, and many more.

Situated at Leeds Dock, the waterside venue and events space plays host to a range of exhibitions, private dining functions, Christmas parties, weddings, and conferences throughout the year. The contract, will see RA Venues provide full catering services across the venue’s twelve spaces, including the 4,000-capacity New Dock Hall and the recently launched café space, The Master’s.

The contract, which runs through to 2024, will also see RA Venues develop a range of Royal Armouries conference and events packages and range of Christmas party packages set to be launched in February.

Steve Chandler, Managing Director of RA Venues commented that: “RA Venues is very proud and honoured to be working in a long-term partnership with the Royal Armouries Museum. The venue boasts unrivalled large-scale facilities with independent access from the Museum providing fantastic flexibility for our many clients. New refurbishments in both retail and catering outlets are presented in a complimentary theme, together with a fresh open aspect alongside Leeds Dock that leads to extended dwell times from Museum visitors and encourages repeat visits.”

Rod Taylor, Chief Operating Officer of the Royal Armouries Museum comments: “We are thrilled to have partnered with RA Venues and very much look forward to exploring new and exciting opportunities and directions with the group, alongside continuing to evolve the quality of service and experience that we offer to our visitors and clients alike.”

Premium hospitality company RA Venues has secured the contract to provide all catering and hospitality services to the Leeds museum and event venue