Cocktail parties and drinks receptions are ideal for networking with key clients and colleagues, and where better to do it than at Techniquest?

The venue caters for up to 1,000 people. From 7pm to 10pm you and your guests can discover something new by interacting with our exhibits. All of the displays offer entertainment and talking points which makes networking that little bit easier!

The Networking package includes:

  • Exclusive use of Techniquest between 7pm and 10pm
  • A selection of delicious canapés
  • Fully staffed cloakroom facility
  • Security to manage your guest list
  • Occasional furniture
  • Access to screens for branding
  • A dedicated Event Manager
  • Cocktail packages available

Contact us

Get in touch with our friendly team who will be happy to help you make the most out of your networking event.
Email us 029 2047 5475

Sample canapé menu

Choose 3 delicious canapés from our seasonal menu selector to be circulated at your event:

Chicken liver parfait, shallot marmalade, walnut & brioche

Rare roasted beef, spinach, horseradish & Yorkshire pudding wrap

Pulled ham hock & stilton tart

Maple glazed chipolatas wrapped in air-dried ham

Smoked salmon, pomegranate, shaved fennel blini

Roasted beetroot, apple & goats cheese (V)

Pressed watermelon, feta, olive with baby basil (V)

Leek & Caerphilly cheese tarts (V)

Mini Welsh rarebits with ale & onion jam

Tomato & baby mozzarella sticks (V)

Eastern spiced lamb skewers with rose flavoured yogurt

Mini handmade cheese & bacon burgers in a brioche bun

Whipped goats cheese savoury ice cream cones

Mini cod & chips with pea mayo

Pan-seared mackerel, potato salad, crisp gem

Mini steak & chips with homemade tomato ketchup

12hr braised shin of beef bon bon with horseradish air

Speak to us about creating your perfect event.
Call 029 2047 5475 or email


Find us

  • Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  • 029 2047 5475
    Mon–Fri: 9am–5pm Sat–Sun: 10am–5pm
    While we always endeavour to answer calls, when the centre is busy it may not always be possible.
    If you leave us a message we will respond to you as quickly as we can.

Opening hours

  • Techniquest’s opening hours vary — visit the Opening Times page to find out the current hours.

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  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

    We regret that there is no parking on-site at Techniquest.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days and Home Educator days.

  • I have a different question.

    Please see our dedicated FAQ page.

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