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The Bath & West Showground

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Venue price From £250
Venue capacity 12 - 100000 people

Spaces at The Bath & West Showground


The impressive Showering Pavilion is one of the largest venues in the West of England. It offers an incredible 30,000sqft of pillar free space over 2 levels, allowing for up to 5,500 visitors. A 1000sqft balcony can be accessed via 6 stairways and leads directly in to The Bar & Restaurant which can cater for up to 400. 10 glass fronted rooms run around the ground floor perimeter offering ideal office space for organisers or breakout areas. The Showering plays host to fairs, trade fairs, exhibitions, festivals, concerts and sports events.


A popular space designed with quality, comfort and adaptability in mind. The Theatre is an ideal space for conferences, lectures and presentations; seating up to 115 in comfort with excellent lines of sight from every angle. Integrated kitchen and bathroom facilities combined with essential AV equipment make the Lecture Theatre one of the most popular rooms in The Showground. To complement your event the first floor lounge offers the perfect area for dining and entertainment.


The Arts Centre is a versatile meeting, gallery and exhibition space. A fabulous venue in which to meet, exhibit or both! AV solutions are on hand and this self contained building has integrated kitchen and bathroom facilities.


Mendip & Sedgemoor are perfect for small shows or as additional exhibition space in conjunction with other buildings. These parallel buildings each offer 1178m2 of pillar-free space and are linked to the Showering Pavilion via a covered walkway. Both buildings can be accessed by roller shutter doors allowing for easy installation of equipment and have the advantage of 54 individual bunk rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Each room is opened via a key card system - they are perfect for event staff or as an alternative to camping. (details refer to one building)


The Bath & West Showground is the ideal destination for every type of outdoor event imaginable; concerts, car rallies, festivals and sports have all found a home here. A 240+ acre site of open spaces, beautiful woodland, a lake, show rings and a variety of multi-purpose buildings make The Showground a truly versatile venue. Over 100,000 people can be accommodated on site; serviced by site wide 4G connectivity, road & pavement infrastructure, First Aid centre and toilet & shower blocks. Price by negotiation.

About The Bath & West Showground


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.