Feedback from users
If you’d like to provide us with feedback about the John Godber Centre or the team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Held a meeting here today, excellent. Facilities bright, spacious. Good support from team re Tech. Food/catering was superb. Educational meeting for 13 NHS staff, to be recommended. A Connor. Meeting, August 2021.
Thank you for a lovely reception, we couldn’t have picked a better place for it. Megan and Deklan. Wedding Reception, August 2021.
Would like to thank the Management & Staff at the John Godber Centre for making our Golden Wedding Celebration Party a huge success. From the booking process to the evening itself was so well organised. The room has recently been decorated with new tables & chairs. All our requests were carried out to the letter. We made full use of the kitchen facilities. We recommend this facility. Ken N June. Anniversary Party, August 2021.
Thank you so much for everything you did on Sunday we really appreciated it, A Hodson. Christening, August 2021.
2020 (Covid-19, lockdown year)
Many thanks to all the staff for making our recent party a memorable evening. The catering DJ and room were perfect. Thanks once again. Mr and Mrs Attenborough. January 2020.
The place is very clean and staff very helpful. I had my 50th birthday celebration party at the Centre on 14/12/19 which went well. Thanks to Kim and her team for making the evening a success. My guests loved the place. R.Kawaga. December 2019.
Kim and the Team were brilliant and helped me no end with organising my sons 1st birthday party! Even though I asked 100 and 1 questions, nothing was too much trouble! It’s a fantastic space and I would 100% recommend it and will definitely be back in the future! Thank you again N.Wilson. 24th December 2019.
Thank you for doing such a great job looking after us all. It wouldn’t be the same without you. S. Jackson. December 4th 2019.
Had a great night. S. Bonser. December 4th 2019.
I had an amazing time at the Christmas Market last night with my Usborne Book stall. It was only my second time since starting that I have done a stall at all so thank you. C. Adamson. December 4th 2019.
We had a great night with you on 4th, selling out before 7pm even though we had 200 prizes on the tombola… Thank you for a well organised event. J. Davis. December 4th 2019.
We have the pleasure in taking this opportunity of thanking you and your staff for making another Christmas Party a success. We said it last year, that you all step up to the mark whatever we throw at you. The room is looking better than ever with all the extra work done this year and it’s a pleasure to attend functions. Please give our thanks to all the staff for their help yesterday and wish everyone a wonderful Christams and a happy New Year. Rose Ridley, for and on behalf of Hucknall and District U3A. December 2nd 2019.
We had a lovely time, the room was laid out exactly as I’d requested and the lady who was there helping out was amazing! She really did her best to relieve the stress of setting up. Z. Kirk. November 3rd 2019.
Everyone had a great time at our reception and many were impressed with the room. People came from all over the UK so they have gone back with some great memories. Mr and Mrs Platts. August 2019.
What an amazing day we had on Friday for our wedding, the staff and room were just fantastic. Thank you so much, good luck with all the renovations :). Mr and Mrs Saunders. August 2019.
Held a party in the ground floor suite on Saturday and it was so good that we’re booking the same rooms again for another party next March. The rooms were nice and fresh looking and accommodated our 90-odd guests easily. Ample parking around the back too and a few of us left our cars overnight. M. Horton. July 2019.
Thank you so much for your hospitality and the care you took to get our event just right. Amazing value for a lovely venue with a personal touch. S. Watson. July 2019.
Just a few lines to thank you so much for helping arrange our Irish Night last Saturday. The room looked superb with the lighting and the arrangement of the tables. We must also thank you for recommending Kellys Heroes – they were very entertaining and kept our ‘dancers’ very happy. Please pass on our thanks to the staff who helped to make our evening a success. We look forward to our next event in June, the Quiz Night. Rose Ridley, for and on behalf of Hucknall and District U3A. 2019.
I know everyone had a great night! Thanks again for you, and your staff’s, help with arrangements and setting up. Notts Cyclo Presentation Evening. 2019.
Thank you so much for letting us hire the venue yesterday. Everyone said how lovely it looked and how big the room was. Clarke Christening. 2019.
Thank you so very much for all your help and providing an excellent venue for our party, we absolutely loved it and the service throughout the booking and on the night was brilliant. Alderson Party. 2019.
Just a few lines to say thank you to you and all your staff who helped make our Christmas Party another success. Whatever we spring on you with extra numbers, floor plans, bar arrangements and serving meals, you always step up to the mark, thank you. We must also congratulate you on the new curtains for both windows and stage, also the wall lights, it all looks wonderful. May we take this opportunity of wishing everyone a very merry Christmas and happy new year. Rose Ridley, for and on behalf of Hucknall and District U3A. 2018.
Just a few lines to thank all the staff who helped make our recent Hog Roast and Musical Evening on Friday 29th June 2018 the success it turned out to be. From setting up the room to manning the bar and providing the waitress service during the Hog Roast it was most appreciated by our Social Sub Committee and our members. Our thanks to all the staff who helped. Hucknall and District U3A. 2018.
Many thanks to you all for making my mother in laws 70th a great success! Everyone really enjoyed themselves. N Leake. 2018.
Thank you for helping to make our wedding day special, we had a fabulous evening and the buffet was lovely. Many thanks to the catering lady. T West. 2018.
Just a few lines to thank you and your staff for providing a superb service for our Beatles evening held at the Centre last night. We take it for granted the service but we are aware of the effort put into making it all work. Thank you Kim, for making the difficult decision on the winners of the Fancy Dress Competition they all looked very good and certainly a lot of effort had gone into their outfits. Please pass on our thanks to the staff and look forward to our next event the Christmas Party in December. Hucknall and District U3A Social Committee – Beatles Night. Rose Ridley. 2018.
Thank you for all your help, you did an amazing job. Many thanks Steve. S Fisher. 2018.
Just wanted to say a big thank you to Kirsty H and the team on Saturday night. We had quite a few unforeseen issues and they came to the rescue quickly. This is why we keep coming back! H Luu. 2018.
Just a few lines to say a big thank you to both you and your staff for making our ’10 year celebration’ so successful. The event had been in discussion for almost 3 years before it was decided to have an afternoon tea we have provided for our members in which over 200 attended. The feedback from our members has been very positive which is down to you and your staffs help. Please pass on our thanks to everyone for their help and I take this opportunity of wishing you on behalf of the social subcommittee every happiness for your forthcoming event. Hucknall and District U3A Social Committee – 10 Year Celebration. 2018.
Just a note to say a big thank you for hosting our Academy event at the start of our Humm Festival. I am so glad you could be a part of it and we were thrilled with the audience the young people got. We raised 1,800 over the course of our events – thank you for helping to do that. Sally and the Torkard Team. 2018.
I would like to thank you for your help and co-operation to enable us to create so many good nights for our group at the John Godber Centre. With your help and the team of bar staff the venue provides all we could possibly need. Thank you Kim for presenting the prizes to our 40s dress winners. It must have been hard to pick out the best, we were pleasantly surprised to find so many people had joined in the spirit of the night. Hope you enjoyed the night as much as we did. Hucknall and District U3A 40s Night. Sue Stanley. 2017.
Can I just say the staff here are fantastic from the young lady on the desk and the lovely lady cleaning the floor to the beautiful bar staff and manager if you want a party book here lovely people xxxxxx. S Murphy. 2017.
Chose this venue for a first birthday party – would highly recommend, very helpful from planning to the event day. Room was set up as agreed when we arrived and nothing was too much trouble. Excellent service for the price. Sarah Peiris. 2017.
Absolutely brilliant. Very good value. Had a few parties and wedding there. Julie Sunderand. 2017.
A very happy pleasant community filled centre. Great staff and management. Anthony Hari Hewitt. 2017.
Excellent facilities and staff. Thanks to Jenny on the night for brilliant service. Tracey Lidgett. 2017.
Came with my husband to do a photo shoot for Hucknall Youth Football Club, Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Sue Horsfall. 2017.
It’s was brilliant night well to your colleagues x. Alison Taylor. 2017.
Excellent service all round for our Wedding Day reception (Day & Evening). Our sincerest appreciation goes to Kim Pears and her team including the excellent DJ (Pete). Thanks for BEEing part of our day xx. Martin Bee. 2017.
A very big thank you for making Pete’s 60th/Retirement party so special. All the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and the room decorations and food were lovely. Many thanks. Pete and Sue. 2017.
Just to say a big thank Kim to you and all the team for our Strawberry Tea on Saturday! You all went above and beyond the call of duty to help. I must especially thank Jenny who was just brilliant on the day – she has the patience of a saint with me! Sarah. 2017.
Thank you Kim and her colleagues for providing the buffet supper to help us celebrate our 40th anniversary. The food was delicious and so beautifully presented. We all had a good evening thank you. Hucknall Flower Arranging Group. 2017.
Attended the John Godber Centre yesterday for a relaxation sound bath run by Earthtones Sound therapy (which was amazing!!). Location was lovely for the event, nice airy room and easy to get to. As it was Sunday, parking in the car park to the rear was free! (Bonus!). Zoe Godfrey. 2017.
Perfect local venue for any event. Not far from bus links either. Freya White. 2016.
Amazing venue and staff. Great for any occasion small or large. Very accommodating. Claire Staniforth. 2016.
Brilliant service provided and lovely staff highly recommended. Samantha Kilner. 2016.
Highly recommended for any event. From booking to clearing up it was exceptionally great service. Thanks to all the staff involved. Jenny Greaves. 2016.
Amazing place, very clean and run very well. What is even better is the staff. They’re every helpful and down to earth. Making all our planning very easy and simple. So happy we found this place to host our party. M Lee. 2016.
To all at the John Godber Centre and the person who made all the great food for the buffet. It was a great night, enjoyed by all. M White. 2016.
Many thanks for the beautiful buffet it was much appreciated by everyone at our AGM. Hucknall Taking Steps. 2016.
On behalf of our members we would like to take this opportunity of thanking you and your staff for the excellent service we received at both our 60/70’s evening back in April and again last Friday at the ‘Races Evening’. We are always very grateful for all your help in arranging the extras which make our events so successful, including waitress service and the clearing up at the end of the evening. Rose Ridley. 2016.
My Science Group made use of the WI-FI facility at the Centre by downloading videos as part of our meeting. We were able to look and listen to educational lectures from around the world on a variety of subjects which inevitably led to much discussion. It worked very well and certainly enhanced the educational aspects of our meeting… Many thanks for your help ensuring the system, and my computer, worked on the day. Jim Spray. 2016.
As you know we have today moved our work club back to Hucknall Library. Thank you so much to you and your team for looking after us since January. You have been more than accommodating in setting the room up each week, storing our laptops and information and also helping out with the Wi-Fi. You have a most efficient and friendly team, and we were quickly made to feel welcome. Hucknall Work Group. 2016.
On behalf of our members we would like to take this opportunity of thanking you and all your staff for all the excellent service you provided at our Christmas Party. We much appreciate how much time and work is spent on preparing the room and tables along with the bar service, it all makes for a successful event for our members, thank you. Hucknall and District U3A. 2015
Just wanted to thank everyone at John Godber Centre for helping make my parents 60th Wedding Anniversary such a success. C Starmore. 2015.
We really enjoyed the party and appreciated your help in making it a day to remember. Sue and John Gibson. 2015.
Once again I have the pleasure in thanking you and all your staff for the excellent service Hucknall & District U3A received last Saturday at our “‘Quiz Night”. You are always most helpful in making our evening the success they usually are and especially the “waitress service” makes the evening for our members and their friends. Please pass on our thanks to your staff and look forward to our “Christmas Social” only weeks away. Hucknall U3A. 2015.
This lovely venue is a real gem and has a fantastic sprung floor, licenced bar and plenty of parking. Ceroc Heaven. 2015.
Thanks for making our night a “night to remember” everybody thoroughly enjoyed themselves and commented how nice the room was presented. Mr and Mrs Skelhorn. 2015.
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. 2015.
Just wanted to say we had our party for my daughters christening on Sunday and it went really well I wanted to thank the staff the room looked really nice even with balloons that they decided to put up themselves which was really thoughtful and all the staff we came in to contact with were lovely and helpful so thank you I will definitely recommend the venue to other people. M. Morton. 2015.
Thank you to the JGC for all their help to make my day right. It was the best x S. Coleman. 2015.
Thank you for making our wedding reception such a success! Everything was lovely and went smoothly. The ladies worked so hard, were really helpful and friendly, the refreshments were great too! and plenty of them! A brilliant day, thank you all! Pam and Kurt. 2015.
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. 2015.
Special thanks must also go to the John Godber Centre for their fantastic service. Nottinghamshire County Ladies Football Club. 2015.
Me and my husband would like to thank you for everything you did for our wedding. Mr and Mrs Lee. 2015.
We just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and your staff yesterday for all your help. It was a pleasure to work at such a lovely venue and we felt very welcome from you and all your staff. Buonnissima Catering. 2015.
Just a thank you for your input to our Awards night last Friday – another successful night which your attention to detail and reliability helps us achieve. Lots of positive comments received – again and Facebook still buzzing with photos and posts from the night. Thanks for all your help. Hucknall Warriors Football Club. 2015.
We take this opportunity of thanking you and your staff for all the help we received on Saturday at our brass band concert. Everyone commented that the room looked quite amazing. The band performed very well and we believe everyone who attended enjoyed themselves. Thank you once again and look forward to our next event in July, the Jazz Night. Hucknall & District U3A. 2015.
Brilliant party venue and excellent dj/entertainment! H.Arrowsmith. 2015.
Thanks for all your help over the last few weeks. Lovelace Theatre Group Pantomime. 2015.
We had a brilliant evening on Saturday, thanks for everything and we will be back next year again! Sarah Adamson School of Dance. 2015.
It does not seem a year since I wrote to you thanking you for the services of you and your staff at our annual Christmas Party. I am pleased to say you produced the goods again, a splendid service in setting up the room and tables and providing the bar service along with helping the caterer. Our members and committee would like to thank everyone who helped. Hucknall U3A. 2014.
Thank you for all the work you put in to make our race night an enjoyable one. You have been very helpful throughout. Nottinghamshire Scottish Association. 2014.
Just to say thank you for the lovely buffet, which you did for my mum’s funeral. Everyone enjoyed the food very much, and for your kindness shown to us. K&P Lockwood. 2014.
A big thank you for all your hard work setting up the party. It all went well, thank you. M&G Hawksworth. 2014.
A big thank you to you and your hardworking team, you helped to make my wife’s party special. You were always there when needed and nothing was too much trouble. We would recommend you to all our friends without reservation. Mr Roche.
Thank you for making our day perfect and special, we really appreciate all the help you’ve given. Becky and Ash. 2014.
I wanted to thank you personally for all the help and kindness you showed us in arranging Christine’s funeral reception on Tuesday. Not only did you and your colleagues provide a lovely buffet, you took such care in arranging the rooms just as we wanted, arranging the photos and flowers as well to make a very attractive setting for this special occasion. A very sincere thank you to you and all the team. Your extra touches – providing coffee and biscuits – and even an umbrella! – made us feel very welcome whenever we came into the Godber Centre and we are so glad we chose you for the reception. We could not have had such personal service anywhere else. I wish you every success for the future. Dorothy. 2014.
On behalf of the Committee I would like to thank you for all the help and assistance we receive from your staff in arranging the room for us each month. Hucknall U3A. 2014.
Thank you again from us at warriors… Always go out of your way to make sure everything goes well for us. Hucknall Warriors. 2014.
“Fantastic comedy night….” “Fab night can’t wait for the next one” “Great night – look forward to next one” “Thank you for a fantastic 1st comedy night at the John Godber Centre, job well done looking forward to the next one” Comedy Night. 2014.
Amazing venue and staff for any celebration. Lots of event nights always taking place, not to mention classes that are held here. LA Dream Events. 2014.
A great venue, a beautiful day and fantastic people, who could want for more 🙂 Marlows Wedding Car Hire. 2014.
Many thanks for your help on Monday everything went well and everyone liked the centre. Karen Whatron, Nottinghamshire County Council. 2014.
Thank you very much for the fantastic room Noah had a wonderful party and everyone commented on how good the facilities were. We will strongly recommend the John Godber Centre for events. Thank you so much. Edward, Claire and Noah Pooley. 2014.
On behalf of the committee and members we would like to take this opportunity of thanking you once again for the help and assistance, which you and the staff provided for our Quiz Night last week. It was a stroke of genius for the staff to provide table service for drinks and enabled the evening to go without a hitch and finish on time. Thank you once again for your help and assistance. Hucknall and District U3A. 2014.
Mike, Julie and I would like to say thank you for the professional and thoughtful way you and your team organised mums funeral reception. Mum would really have en joyed it!! 2014.
“First class, clean-great dance floor—super staff.” “We have had a fabulous time; we hope to convince the committee to use this venue again.” “Nice and Warm. Thank you.” Over 50s Dance. 2014.
Just want to say a MASSIVE thank you to all the staff from Kim’s 30th bash. You all helped and made sure it went perfectly. So thank you again. D.Pears. 2014.
“Lovely food and Kim was very helpful and non stop providing refreshments and asking if we were all ok. Very thoughtful lady.” “Perfect for me, some don’t like too many sandwiches. More cake.” “The food was gorgeous. Thanks.” “Excellent thanks.” Jay Fostering. 2014.
“We had a great time last night, the band was fab as usual and the beers and ciders we sampled were very tasty.” “I really enjoyed it: came over on Saturday night so was half expecting quite a few beers to be sold out, but the ones on reserve were great – especially pulling Coco Loco out of the hat! The Moonlight by Grafters and the festival special Tokards Tipple were also great. Good to see it so busy – thanks to all who organised. See you next year.” Clare Tasker. “Thanks to Kim Pears and her team at The John Godber Centre for a fantastic weekend.” I Young. “Look forward to next year well done.” Jay Hoggard. Hucknall Beer Festival. 2014.
A little note to say a Huge Thank you, for helping making Kirsty and Martins wedding day so special. Everyone we came into contact with was helpful and courteous. The day was made special for them with all your help, so a big Thank you again. Andrea and Andrew Holmes. 2013.
“What a fantastic New Years Eve Party!! Last night was fab!!! Me little man was dancing all night nearly. Every one enjoyed it.” T. Willows. “Thank you for organising another great nye party myself and the family had a lovely time! Thank you and a happy new year to you all.” N Barksby. New Years Eve. 2013.
Once again I have the pleasure of writing to you on behalf of all our members and committee to thank you and your staff for all the help and assistance we received in setting up the main hall for our Christmas party. You provide an excellent service which is much appreciated when dealing with such large numbers of people. Apologies for over running on our time schedule and hope this did not impact on the reletting of the room. May we take this opportunity of wishing you and your staff a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. Rose Ridley, Hucknall & District U3A. 2013.
“A great night thanks, what’s next?” N.Bradbury “Amazing show!!!” N.Barksby “Great night ! What an amazing party, had a wonderful night out with my family danced all night and had such a laugh. Shame about the support act but the games were a great idea.” N.Taylor. Robbie Williams/ Olly Murs Christmas Party. 2013
Thank you for all the work putting together a wonderful buffet and even catered for my husband who is a coeliac. Pat Call. 2013.
I think the John Godber Centre is a really friendly and amazing place. So much is going off that you are spoilt for choice. I really look forward to the Christmas Carnival where I have a stall for Cat Rescue. The evening is a great success every year. Brenda Ward. 2013.
Please convey our heart felt thanks for helping to make our Golden Wedding Celebrations Memorable. It certainly was a ‘fun night’ with everything running smoothly I know though it was due to hard work of staff and organisation of room setting and clearing and good bar staff. Thank you. Rosemary and Tony Taylor. 2013.
A short note to say thank you for helping to make our “60s night” a success. Everyone seemed to enjoy the evening and the John Godber Centre provides all we need and is the perfect venue. Kind regards. Brian & Sue Stanley. Hucknall U3A. 2013.
Thank you for helping to make my baby shower special on Sunday 13th October. I will be sure to recommend you to friends. Many thanks. Sharon Scanlon. 2013.
On behalf of the organisers of the 60’s dance I would like to pass on our thanks for your help in making the night another successful event. Your assistance makes the organisation easier and we can rely on you to provide what is asked for, which is much appreciated. The hall is a perfect venue for the entertainment and already we are being asked to “do it again” so hopefully we will be back. Please also thank your team who were helpful, polite and kept the bar going. Sue Stanley, U3A. 2012.
Thank you so much to all the team at The John Godber Centre for an amazing evening. Both myself and Rachael Roberts had a great time performing for a wonderful audience for such a great cause, Help the Heroes. It was great to see all the ladies and the men making such a fantastic effort in the wardrobe department. Seeing all the black suits, bow ties, evening gowns and yes the Tiara’s was just brilliant. A great night, a great venue, and a great team. Thanks especially to Kim Pears for helping organize the event. G. Severn. 2012.
From all involved to all involved we would like to express our deepest thanks for making our night exceptional in all ways possible. Your staff were very courteous, helpful and very down to earth. The room was well kept, any help needed was provided and all needs were accounted for. Thank you, the staff, and the centre in whole for all efforts. D.Hyslop & A.Upton. 2012.
Just wanted to say we had a great night thanks to Kim and the team at John Godber last night. Crossbody Leads. 2012.
To all the staff at the John Godber Centre! Just a thank you for all your support during my time here! You’ve been amazing. Thanks again! Love Catherine & Carol (Summers in Time Dance Ltd) 2012.
Everyone at my party enjoyed the evening. The venue was excellent. I wish to thank you, your staff and the bar staff for their courteous and efficient service. A truly memorable night! Thank you, C Poxon. 2012.
Thank you so much to all at the John Godber Centre. My wedding was amazing and the room was a very big highlight of our day x Mrs Waite. 2012.
I would just like to say thank you for the wonderful service we received. I would not have changed anything about the service we received from yourself and your staff for our wedding reception. Once again thank you, Mr and Mrs Saunders. 2012.
Just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone at The John Godber Centre for making our day a great one! A special thank you to Kim for all her help. We had a lovely day and so did our guests x Mrs Bailey. 2012.
Thank you so much for all your help with organising our wedding. You’ve been absolutely brilliant. Mr and Mrs Cowley. 2012.
Thanks for the service and hospitality at our wedding yesterday. Kim and the team couldn’t have been friendlier or more helpful. They made our evening go smoothly and we had a very relaxed and lovely evening. Thanks again to everyone at the John Godber Centre. A fantastic venue. Mr & Mrs G Severn. 2012.