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Streetfood, craft beer, cocktails and music


Inspired by the ruin bars of Budapest & the hawker centres of Southeast Asia.


Streetfood, craft beer, cocktails and music.

Cargotecture, scaffold, sunshine and stars.

Independent, unique, laid-back and full of character!




Event spaces for hire.


Versatile, city centre venue. Hip, urban spaces for events of all shapes and sizes.

Striking cargotecture construction, with split-level, covered event decks, Hawker Yard is a truly head-turning space.
    Shipping container bars, micro-diners and unique, heated areas make for an inspiring guest experience in a one-of-a-kind-venue. There's nothing quite like Hawker Yard anywhere else in the Midlands. It's already received much media attention and great reviews. Hawker Yard has hosted several high-profile events and was named in a recent article as one of Yahoo Style's 'Top 4 UK Streetfood Venues'.

Hawker Yard offers a choice of spaces of various sizes, from 20 to 350 people. A truly versatile venue well-suited to corporate events, product launches, exhibitions, fashion shows, film shoots, private functions, parties and public events. The whole venue and its individual spaces can be themed and configured to meet the requirements of your special event.



Whole Venue

Take over the whole purpose-built venue. Dress, configure and transform it to your own specification to create a unique, unforgettable event for up to 350 guests.
Cost-effective packages are available.


Mezzanine & Lower Deck

Covered, enclosed and heated areas that can be dressed for dining, drinks reception, fashion show, theatre, screening etc. Available to hire individually or together, the mezzanine holds up to 40 and the lower deck up to 80.


Snug Lounge

A shipping container lounge with heaters, padded bench seating and low tables. Can be hired with its own bar shack, decorated to your spec and holds up to 18 cosy guests. Ideal for smaller, more intimate gatherings.




Collaborate with us.


Event promoters, corporate bookers, community heroes, trailblazers, party planners, svengalis, moguls, movers, shakers and evil dictators...

If your milkshake brings all the boys (and girls) to the Yard, we'd love to work with you.

Get in touch, you'll find us flexible and generous.

or email


Launch event for The Forum, Smithfield - comprising 334 apartments - on Pershore St, opposite Hawker Yard