If you want your next event to be inspiring then you need to find yourself an inspiring venue! The HeadBox platform is home to some of UK’s finest sports stadiums which are all guaranteed to add an extra element to any event.
The list of reasons to host your next event at a location which has hosted some of the most famous and memorable sporting moments could go on and on. But it’s not all about the inspirational, there are plenty of practical reasons why stadiums, resorts and arenas are perfect for hosting events. Their vast Space makes them versatile and multi-functional, plus they are usually state-of-the-art and offer hospitality that is second to none.
So, from world-famous golf resorts to iconic football stadiums, your next event can take place in unique surroundings. If you’ve ever wanted to dine in the changing rooms at Twickenham or network while overlooking Ireland’s most hallowed turf, you’ve come to the right place.
Explore our collection of sensational sports venues available to hire.
1. Celtic Manor Resort Hotel
Home to some of the most famous golf courses in the world and host of the 2010 Ryder Cup, Celtic Manor has a collection of stunning event Spaces for hire.
From stylish suites to state-of-the-art meeting and conference rooms and from rooftop gardens to large exhibition halls, this Newport venue has everything you’d need to host the ideal event.
The Rooftop Garden and Barbecue Terrace is perhaps Celtic Manor’s finest event Space. The vibrant party venue offers picturesque views of the fabulous golf courses and is perfect for Christmas parties, summer soirees and team celebrations.
2. London Stadium
London Stadium venue hire offers something for every event, no matter how big or how small.
The Great Briton is a large conference venue that overlooks the City of London while both the Londoner Lounges and Royal East are spacious areas that are perfect for networking events or large company celebrations.
The Forge is perfect for a private dining event or large banquet with capacity for up to 400 Guests while for more intimate affairs, there are 16 boxes available to hire which are a fantastic choice for team away days or corporate entertaining.
3. Croke Park
Croke Park is one of the most famous sports arenas in Ireland. Home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), the 82,300-seater stadium hosts some of the biggest events on the sporting calendar, but it is much more than just a sports stadium.
For anything from meetings, conferences, networking events and team away days, Croke Park is a state-of-the-art events venues with a collection of flexible Spaces.
The All-Star Suites are Croke Park’s luxury 5-star suites, perfect for team away days and corporate entertaining, while the Players Lounge is a larger Space which can be utilised for an awards dinner or company celebration.
For meetings, seminars and training days you can hire the Interconnecting Meeting Room or Syndicate Meeting Room, both of which are fully equipped with top of the range technology.
4. Twickenham Stadium
Just outside of London, Twickenham Stadium is a premium location for events. Whether it’s a conference, company offsite, Christmas party, or anything in between, the Home of Rugby has the right Space for you.
Amongst the collection of Spaces for hire at Twickenham is the England Changing Rooms. With capacity for 55 Guests, this truly is one of the most exclusive dining areas in all of sport.
The sacred confines of the England changing room are brought to life with rugby memorabilia creating a unique and rather unusual dinner location. Combined with a pre-dinner drinks reception at the side of the hallowed Twickenham turf and in the players’ tunnel, this is a fantastic space that is not just for the rugby enthusiast.
5. Stamford Bridge
Stamford Bridge, home to Chelsea Football Club, is one of the most iconic stadiums in English football. Within this 40,835-capacity ground, you will find an array of unique, versatile event Spaces.
The Great Hall is the most striking of those Spaces, with capacity ranging from 550 to 1,000 Guests within the 1400 sqm area making it perfect for gala dinners, receptions, exhibitions, meetings and special events.
The Bonetti Suite, Centenary Hall and Clarke Suite are also available to hire, with the state-of-the-art facilities making them perfect for conferences, networking events and product launches.
6. Gleneagles Hotel
Best remembered for being the venue that hosted the 40th Ryder Cup in 2014, Gleneagles Hotel is a spectacular venue in Perthshire.
A short stroll through the beautiful grounds brings you to The Arena. Opened in May 2015, the state-of-the-art facility has the capacity for 2,250 Guests across 2,500 square metres.
With twinkling chandeliers, gracious pillars, a full stage and mirrored walls, The Ballroom is guaranteed to impress, while Ochil House is built for more intimate gatherings but is no less elegant.
So there you have it, six world-famous sporting arenas with a collection of Spaces that will bring any event to life. If you want to peruse more event venues, you can take a look through our collection of superb Spaces for hire in London, here.