Private Occasions

Leave the hosting to our in-house hospitality team, relax and enjoy your party, awards ceremony or dinner!

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

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

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Private Occasion Features

  • Experienced in-house catering and hospitality team
  • A range of spaces to create something special
  • Several bars
  • Menus tailored around your event
  • Dancefloor and stage hire available

“I would like to thank all the staff at Newark Showground for the excellent meal and service we received. Everyone said what a superb meal and the Halal food was much appreciated by the participants. The room looked fantastic as usual.”

Green Newark Showground Speechmark

Venues for Private Occasions

Lady Eastwood Centre


The recently re-built Lady Eastwood Centre offers 1,400sqm of clear, sparkling exhibition or conference space and three versatile meeting rooms. The upgraded venue has quickly established …

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President’s Suite


The President’s Suite is situated on the first floor of the Cedric Ford and has its own entrance if needed. This venue will accommodate up to …

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Joe Hallam


An unsung hero. It provides welcome warmth and hot food for events all year, especially in deepest winter! The refurbished Hallam Bar, barbecue and courtyard make …

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Cedric Ford

The Cedric Ford


Perfect for conferences, small exhibitions and social occasions. The Cedric Ford provides a popular turnkey solution for many dinners, balls, parties and awards events for up …

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Sir Stuart Goodwin


This generous room with its open-beamed ceiling accommodates many meeting styles and sizes, dinners, parties and formal wedding receptions for up to 110 guests. With its …

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Sheldon Suite


The Sheldon Suite is perfect for training seminars, board-room style meetings, presentations or as a break-out space for the larger adjoining room, the Sir Stuart Goodwin. …

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George Stephenson Exhibition Hall


Nottinghamshire’s largest, purpose-built exhibition space. Built in 2005, it is highly versatile and one of our busiest venues. Licensed to hold 4,000 people, it has hosted …

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