• Chapel (for Civil and Nikah ceremonies only)
  • Dining room with access to kitchen (for wedding receptions, parties etc)
  • Conference room (for wedding receptions, parties, conferences etc)

Amongst the hiring of the Halls, there are many other items available to hire for your event such as tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, table linen and tea and coffee set up.

No, we only provide the tables and chairs as they are.

You can reach our estates team via email at [email protected] or you can call us on 0121 446 5047 (extension 3).

Yes, we have the facilities to connect your devices for you to play your music and we also have a microphone system available with audio and video relays across both the dining room, conference room and the chapel.

We have around 10-15 parking spaces available on the AMI grounds, but there is also free street parking available right outside on Weoley Park Rd and Shenley Fields Rd.

The kitchen is included in the dining room hire. However, if you are not hiring out the dining room but would like to hire the kitchen only, the cost is £200 for five hours maximum.

  • The capacity for the chapel is 130 people in a theatre style set
  • Dining room capacity is up to 120 people in a banquet style setting with round tables and chairs, and up to 150 people in a theatre style set-up.
  • Conference room has a capacity of up to 80 people in a banquet style and 100 people in a theatre

Once you book your event you will pay a 50% deposit of the total invoice provided, and then the remainder of the amount is paid one week before the event. Please see page 3 for our full price list.

A confirmed booking shall only be deemed to be cancelled when a written notification of the cancellation is sent via email.

  1. b) Where a Customer cancels the provision of the Services, in addition to loss of the Deposit, the Customer shall pay to Al-Mahdi Institute the following charges in respect of the Services;
  • Less than 14 days prior to the Function – 100% of the pre-booked
  • Between 14-30 days prior to Function – 50% of the pre-booked

We do not provide catering, however there are caterers that we can recommend – please see page 3 for more info.

Yes, we do have availability for weekday weddings, but you must be aware that on the weekdays mornings and afternoons there may be AMI staff and students on the premises, whereas in the evenings it will be quieter, and it is unlikely that staff or students will be around.

If you have booked either one of the Chapel, Dining room or Conference room then, access to the gardens is provided free of charge. If you wanted access purely to the gardens only and nothing else there would be a £400 hire fee for 5 hours maximum.

Yes, you can call in and arrange a time to come and view the premises between Mondays to Fridays from 9am – 5pm.

We do not provide these services, however we can recommend suppliers to you – please see page 3 for more info.

No, we do not allow alcohol on the premises.

For a civil ceremony you need to go to the registry office and apply for a notice of marriage up to 3 months in advance of the wedding date before booking your ceremony at AMI.

For the Nikah, you will need to have evidence of your civil marriage, or you can book both your civil and Nikah at AMI.

We will need a copy of passport for proof of identity and a copy of your notice of marriage document.

AMI reserves the right to charge additional fees where events overrun. If an event overruns past the five hour period, AMI will charge an additional £150 per hour.

If we cancel your event or it is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances such as Covid etc, you will receive a full return of your deposit and any other payment you may have made.

Hired equipment must always remain the property of Al-Mahdi Institute. The Customer shall not sell, or offer for sale, assign, mortgage or pledge the equipment or any part or parts thereof and the Customer will keep the equipment in their own possession for their own use and will not allow any lien or other encumbrance to be created in respect of the same.

Our List of recommended suppliers who we have worked with:


Vivah Decorations
07957 324817

Decoration & Photography:

Dream Moments Event Design
07957 324817


Amore Occasions
07825984545 | 07792680955


3117 Photography


Saffron Zest


AD Hockley Catering

Catering & Waiters:

Digbeth Banqueting Hall

Price list:

Please note: the below hall hire costs are for a maximum of five hours – any additional hours are charged at £150 per hour.

Hall Hire:Cost:Notes:
Chapel£400.00Chairs are included in the chapel hire
Dining room£500.00Includes kitchen access (chairs/tables not included)
Conference room£300.00(chairs/tables not included)
Garden£400.00Free if any of the above are booked
Other hire:Cost:Notes:
Table (all types)£3.00Per table
Chair (all types)£1.00Per chair
Crockery (full set-up) £2.00Per head – includes Dinner plate, starter plate, bowl, glass, knife/fork/spoon, tissue, table linen
Tea/Coffee £2.00Per head – Includes Teacup, saucer, teaspoon, tea/coffee/sugar/milk/urn
Other costs:Cost:Notes:
Set-up charge£300.00Fixed cost for event set-up, security and cleaning before and after the event
Matrimonial Services:Cost:Notes:
Civil Ceremony£250.00Includes Civil ceremony recital and certificate
Nikah Ceremony£250.00Includes Nikah recital and certificate
Nikah Ceremony by Shaykh Arif £500.00Includes Nikah recital and certificate
Pictures of The AMI Estate grounds and outdoor weddings held:
About us

Al-Mahdi Institute (AMI)
60 Weoley Park Rd, Selly Oak,
Birmingham B29 6RB

T: 0121 446 5047
E: [email protected] 

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