Celebration Parties
The John Godber Centre is an ideal venue to host your next celebration event - birthday party, engagement party or wedding anniversary.

Whatever the size of your event we have a range of rooms and facilities to suit all your needs, including a large main hall, two ground floor suites, and two licenced bar areas. You will also benefit from our in-house dedicated team who take the utmost care in the preparation and execution of each of our events.

You can be as creative as you want to with our blank canvas rooms but we have also tailored a number of packages to suit everyone's tastes and budgets.

Ground Floor Celebration Party Packages

Byron Suite
The Byron Suite is the perfect setting for smaller celebrations with use of the downstairs bar for drinks and access to the private patio area.The Byron Suite and Downstairs Bar can accommodate up to 50 people for a celebration event. In addition to the Downstairs Bar, the Seminar room can be hired as an additional space for buffets to be served, or for extra seating.

The Suite
The Suite can accommodate up to 100 people. Located on the ground floor, it combines the Studio and Byron Suite into one large room. The Suite is the perfect setting for medium celebration events, with use of the Downstairs Bar for drinks and access to a private patio area at the side of the building.

Basic Celebration Package
Byron Suite including Downstairs Bar £55.00
Byron Suite, Seminar Room and Downstairs Bar £80.00
The Suite including Downstairs Bar £85.00
The Suite, Seminar Room and Downstairs Bar £110.00

Room hire 18:00 - 23:00 and bar open during the party 19:00 - 23:00
Bronze Celebration Party Package
Byron Suite £135.00
The Suite £165.00

  • Room hire from 18:00 - 23:30
  • Bar open during the party from 19:00 - 23:00
  • Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with table linen
  • CD and sound system
Silver Celebration Party Package
Byron Suite £300.00
The Suite £330.00

  • Room hire from 18:00 - 23:30
  • Bar open during the party from 19:00 - 23:00
  • DJ to play at your party 19:00 - 23:00
  • Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with table linen
Gold Celebration Party Package
Byron Suite £360.00
The Suite £440.00

  • Room hire from 18:00 - 23:30
  • Bar open during the party from 19:00 - 23:00
  • DJ to play at your party 19:00 - 23:00
  • Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with table linen
  • Room decorated with balloons, banners and table confetti suitable for your celebration (birthday, engagement, and anniversary)
A late bar is possible for all packages until 12am or 1am, for an additional charge.
The Centre's Terms and Conditions apply to all packages booked including a bond of £150.00 for all bookings where the bar is used.


Main Hall Celebration Party Packages


For larger celebrations (80+), the Main Hall is available with an adjoining bar area and direct access from the car park. The Hall benefits from a large stage to add a unique touch to your celebration event and is ideal for bands and DJs. The Main Hall can hold up to 200 guests for a celebration event.

Basic Celebration Package
Main Hall including bar £105.00
Main Hall including bar and kitchen £155.00

Room hire 18:00 - 23:00 and bar open during the party 19:00 - 23:00

Glitter Ball for a celebration party at the John Godber Centre, Hucknall
Bronze Celebration Party Package
£375.00
  • Main Hall room hire from 18:00 - 23:30
  • Bar open during the party from 19:00 - 23:00
  • Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with table linen
  • DJ to play at your party 19:00 - 23:00


Silver Celebration Party Package
£485.00
  • Main Hall room hire from 18:00 - 23:30
  • Bar open during the party from 19:00 - 23:00
  • DJ to play at your party 19:00 - 23:00
  • Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with table linen
  • Room decorated with balloons, banners and table confetti for decorations suitable for your celebration (birthday, engagement, and anniversary)
Gold Celebration Party Package
£735.00
  • Main Hall room hire from 18:00 - 23:30
  • Bar open during the party from 19:00 - 23:00
  • DJ to play at your party 19:00 - 23:00
  • Tables and chairs laid out to your specifications with table linen
  • Room decorated with balloons, banners and table confetti for decorations suitable for your celebration (birthday, engagement, and anniversary)
  • Cake stand and cake knife
  • Chair covers with sashes in your chosen colour scheme*
*Up to 100 chairs. Additional chair covers are charged at £3.00 per chair.
A late bar is possible for all packages until 12am or 1am, for an additional charge.
The Centre's Terms and Conditions apply to all packages booked including a bond of £150.00 for all bookings where the bar is used.

In addition to our room hire packages, why not add the following catering and drinks packages?

Evening Package One
£6.00 per person

  • Buffet including:
  • Selection of sandwiches
  • Mini sausage rolls
  • Savoury eggs
  • Homemade quiches
  • Cheese and onion rolls
  • Cocktail sausages
  • Variety of crisps
  • Selection of mini cakes and biscuits
Evening Package Two
£9.50 per person

  • Glass of sparkling wine or orange juice on arrival
  • Buffet including:
  • Selection of sandwiches
  • Mini sausage rolls
  • Savoury eggs
  • Homemade quiches
  • Cheese and onion rolls
  • Cocktail sausages
  • Variety of crisps
  • Selection of mini cakes and biscuits
Champagne celebration at the John Godber Centre, Hucknall

Special menus can be created to suit your tastes and all dietary requirements can be catered for. Please ask for details.

Please call us on 0115 963 9633 or email the John Godber Centre for more information or to arrange the viewing of our rooms.

The John Godber Celebration Party Packages Brochure Download the John Godber Centre Celebration Party Packages brochure.

Testimonials from our users, past and present:

  • “Just wanted to thank everyone at John Godber Centre for helping make my parents 60th Wedding Anniversary such a success.”C. Starmore
  • “A big "thank you" to you and all the team for ensuring we had such a good event on Saturday evening. Everybody was well impressed! It is indeed a great venue - good size, pleasant bar area, smartly decorated and well kitted out. Also very accessible by tram or car. Brilliant!”P. Jones
  • “I would just like to thank everyone who helped make our parents Diamond Wedding Anniversary party such a lovely occasion. They had a really special evening. I would also like to pass on a big thank you to your DJ (Pete) who managed to play all of our requests and received lots of compliments from many of our guests.”L. Paulson