Bespoke & Private Events

Leave the hosting to our in-house hospitality team, relax and enjoy your evening!

Our dedicated banqueting rooms or larger venues can be transformed to create bespoke Events, from wonderful wedding receptions to glittering awards ceremonies, glamorous fund-raising balls, dazzling dinner dances or powerful product launches.

Our easy access and flexibility also make us a popular venue for funeral wakes and life celebrations.

Weddings at the Showground

Whether you’re looking to have a small and intimate wedding for 50, to a large wedding for 1000, a festival style wedding, or even put up your own marquee – We have the spaces to suit you!

Although we aren’t licensed for wedding ceremonies, the venue is just a 10-minute drive away from Newark Registry Office.

Please contact the Sales Team at for our available Wedding Packages.

Private Events at the Showground

If you’re looking for an experienced venue to host your private Event – look no further! Our superb choice of venues can host parties, lunches and dinners – the possibilities are endless!

Please contact the Sales Team at to enquire.

Explore suitable Venues

Bespoke & Private Events

  • Experienced in-house catering and hospitality team
  • A range of spaces to create a successful Event
  • Several bars
  • Bespoke Wedding Packages
  • Menus tailored around your event
  • Dancefloor and stage hire available
Chat to us about your next Event

Venues for Bespoke & Private Events

Joe Hallam Room

The Joe Hallam Room can hold up to 300 people and is regularly used as a restaurant, but is designed to have the flexibility to become …

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The President’s Suite

Accommodating up to 80 people, the President’s Suite works perfectly for any occasion. This unique venue is situated on the first floor of The Cedric Ford …

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Cedric Ford

The Cedric Ford Pavilion

Perfect for conferences, small exhibitions and social occasions, The Cedric Ford Pavilion can hold up to 1000 people. The Cedric Ford Pavilion provides a popular turnkey …

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Lady Eastwood Centre

The Lady Eastwood Centre can hold up to 1200 people. The venue offers 1,400sqm of clear, sparkling exhibition or conference space and 3 versatile meeting rooms. …

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Outdoor Spaces

The flat 84-acre internal campus surrounded by 60 acres of runway is well-known for the vast range of outdoor events we host, many combining outdoor areas …

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George Stephenson Exhibition Hall

Licensed to hold up to 4,000 people, the George Stephenson Exhibition Hall is Nottinghamshire’s largest, purpose-built exhibition space. Built in 2005, it is highly versatile and …

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Sir Stuart Goodwin Suite

This generous room with its open-beamed ceiling accommodates many meeting styles and sizes, dinners, parties and wedding receptions for up to 150 guests. With its own …

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Sheldon Suite

The Sheldon Suite is perfect for training seminars, boardroom style meetings, presentations, this venue can hold up to 60 people. This room can also be used …

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Newark Pavilion

The Newark Pavilion offers over 750sqm of space and holds up to 300 people. This venue is situated adjacent to The Cedric Ford Pavilion and the …

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