South of England Event Centre

South of England Event Centre - One of the leading venues in the South of England owned and operated by The South of England Agricultural Society and host to the annual South of England Show (pictured) and available for private hire.

To make a booking or enquire about hiring this venue please use the contact details below - Please mention Venues for Hire

Selsfield Road
Ardingly
England
RH17 6TL

+44 (0) 1444 892 048

Konge Hussein

South of England Event Centre description

Commercial Venue / Wedding Venue / Business Meeting Rooms / Hotel/Conference Centre / Party Venue / Team Building Venue

Extra Large 300+

The South of England Event Centre is a unique and versatile venue in the heart of Sussex which provides businesses, event organisers and private individuals with indoor and outdoor facilities to run every type and size of event whether it’s a meeting for 10 or an exhibition for 50,000.

The Norfolk Pavilion offers a main meeting room for up to 400 delegates, separate catering area plus 3 break out spaces. The Lindfield Suite provides state of the art training facilities for up to 40 delegates.

Outdoor activities or entertaining can be accommodated within 50 acres gated grounds or on additional 100 acre open countryside, adjacent to Ardingly Reservoir.

A dedicated team and flexible approach will ensure your event happens just the way you want it and experienced in-house caterers will provide your guests with a memorable food experience.

Situated on the edge of Ardingly village, the South of England Event Centre is easily accessible from the M25 & M23, Haywards Heath main line railway station and Gatwick Airport. Free on-site parking for 6,000 vehicles.

Get in touch today to discuss your requirements and to arrange a time to take a look around.

To find out more and view our available spaces please visit www.southofenglandeventcentre.co.uk
or contact Konge Hussein via email eventcentre@seas.org.uk or telephone 01444 892048.

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:

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Venue facilities

6000 spaces

Within 50 meters

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes - Professional (manned)

31 round tables, 25 rectangle tables

600 chairs, 15 benches

Yes

Yes

Yes - Manned

Other venue facilities

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Explore the rooms this venue has for hire by expanding the sections below.

Ground floor with direct access to balcony and lawn

Capacity

As meeting room:

150

For dining:

350

As theatre:

400

For dancing:

300

For a reception:

350

33m x 14m

Yes

Yes

First floor room with balcony and great views over grounds.

Capacity

As meeting room:

90

For dining:

180

As theatre:

300

For dancing:

160

For a reception:

300

42m x 8m

Yes

Ground floor with direct access to terrace and lawn.

Capacity

As meeting room:

48

For dining:

80

As theatre:

90

For a reception:

90

8m x 14m

Yes

Ground floor with direct access to terrace and lawn.

Capacity

As meeting room:

30

For dining:

50

As theatre:

60

For a reception:

60

8m x 8m

First floor with access to balcony and great views.
Plenty of natural daylight

Capacity

As meeting room:

60

For dining:

60

As theatre:

60

For a reception:

60

First floor with plenty of natural daylight and great views

Capacity

As meeting room:

20

As theatre:

40

12m x 7m

Document library:

Capacity chart at a glance

7 meeting rooms with options for catering and break-out space plus 6900 sq m additional indoor space

View: seec-capacity-chart.pdf (162,644 kB)

Our preferred suppliers are shown below:

Graysons Venues

In-house caterers Graysons will tailor make service and food to fit perfectly to your needs and your event. We work with likeminded suppliers who share our values and believe in quality fresh ingredients and fabulous service, and we have a team of talented and passionate people who really care. 

Coupled with our friendly on-site team, our talented chefs work with the freshest seasonal produce to create inspiring and delectable menus to suit all event requirements. Accounting for the season whilst combining the latest trends, tastes and local specialties to ensure you have an incredible dining experience. 

It would be our pleasure to help bring your event to life through exciting and enjoyable menus, be it nibbles for a bespoke morning break, a mesmerising lunch buffet, or a more elaborate evening dinner.

 

Website www.graysonsvenues.com

KDM Events

We are pleased to work with KDM Events for any team building or entertainment requirements.

They offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor team building solutions to meet your every need and will work with you to deliver the perfect event.

Please call to discuss your event.

Website www.kdmevents.co.uk

Wild Goose Events

For interactive team building we work with Wild Goose Events, a leading provider and award-winning events company, specialising in treasure hunts.

Website www.wearewildgoose.com

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If you would like to make a booking, find out more about our venue and facilities or simply chat through your event, we would be pleased to hear from you. You're also welcome to visit the venue so you can see which of our versatile spaces would be suitable for your event.

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