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Showering Pavilion at

The Bath & West Showground

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As one of the biggest venues in West of England, the Showering Pavilion has 30,000 square feet of pillar-free space over 2 levels and can house up to 5,500 people. Six stairways lead to an impressive 1,000-square-feet balcony, as well as The Bar & Restaurant, which can host up to 400 people. The ground floor is occupied by 10 glass-fronted rooms, which can serve as space for organisers or breakout areas. The Pavilion has hosted a range of events, including fairs, trade fairs, exhibitions, festivals, concerts and sports events.


  • Wifi
  • 10 glass fronted rooms
  • 6 stairways & lift to balcony
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Natural light
  • PA System
  • Side loading doors
  • Superb hesting & insulation
  • 240 Acres
  • Extensive Free Car Parking
  • Numerous Meeting & Conference Rooms
  • Permanent Road Infrastructure
  • Six Huge Indoor Venues
  • WiFi and 4G

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen
  • Recommended catering list available


  • Licensed until 11pm
  • Licence extension available


  • 5500 Standing


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Promoters
  • Ticketed events
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 30000ft2 (2787m2)
  • Ceiling height 29ft (8.8m)
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Storage Space
  • 0 Parking Spaces
  • The Showground
  • Shepton Mallet
  • Somerset
  • BA4 6QN

More about 

The Bath & West Showground is the West of England's Premier Events Centre. Nestled in the heart of rural Somerset it is a unique, inspiring venue for indoor & outdoor events, exhibitions & conferences.

Whether accommodating 2 or 200,000, The Showground is an extremely adaptable environment with a range of facilities & resources that can be tailored to suit your needs; from well appointed meeting rooms and grand exhibition halls to stunning open spaces.

The Showground Team will work with you every step of the way and are dedicated to the success of your event whatever the shape or size.

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