A versatile venue for all

With easy access from the A60 and parking on-site, the John Fretwell Sporting Complex is the perfect venue for your party, celebration, gathering, meeting, conference and everything in-between.

weddings, fairs, exhibitions, banqueting and cabaret nights to club dinners and conferences

Lounge BarUp to120Party Guests
Main Function RoomUp to300Guests Cabaret Style

When you hire one of our rooms, you’re getting more than just a venue. We are proud to offer multipurpose facilities and catering options, which can be tailored to suit the needs of your event.

Our spaces can be arranged to suit – and we have a main function room, lounge bar with fabulous views across the cricket grounds, committee room and changing rooms all available for hire throughout the year (calendar depending).

Our team of caterers work to prepare and present food to the highest possible standards, while perfectly meeting your requirements, and our venue staff are always happy to help exceed your requests.

You can reach us on 01623 847 468 Monday - Friday 9:00 | 17:00


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What's available

Function Room

Fully-equipped and able to sit up to 300 people cabaret style, this room will cater for events ranging from weddings, fairs, exhibitions, banqueting and cabaret nights to club dinners and conferences. We are able to set the room according to your needs and can include a full stage ideal for bands and live entertainment and also a large dance floor. The large fully-equipped bar will provide you with all the refreshments you need.

Lounge Bar

Our lounge bar is the perfect environment for smaller parties and conferencing. Parties of 120 and conferencing for 50 to 60 would be very comfortable. With views across the cricket ground you will be sure to feel relaxed and motivated. A combination of comfortable seating including leather sofas will provide the right atmosphere for your event.

Changing Rooms

All of our changing rooms here have been designed to have removeable furniture so that they can be used as break out rooms if required. Very light and airy, these rooms can be set to your needs with a minimum of fuss.

Hire our venue

If you’d like to discuss your requirements, we’re more than happy to help. Give our team a call on 01623 847 468 to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Come and take a look around with our virtual tour Tucked away in the rural village of Sookholme, the John Fretwell Sporting Complex is a popular sporting facility and grounds, which also serves as an exclusive venue for hire