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*Free Function Hire at Cripps Recreation Centre, Lings Forum Leisure Centre and Duston Sports Centre

At Lings Forum & Duston Friday & Saturday nights cost £95 which is fully refunded if you achieve the minimum spend on the bar of £1,000 on the night. 

At Cripps the Stanley Hill room can be hired for £95 and the Functional Room for £195. Both are refundable if you acheive the minimum spend on the bar of £1,000 or £1,200. A £100 security deposit will also be taken and is fully refundable after the event if there is no damage or excessive cleaning required as a result of the function.

Addiontal hours (whole days) on Saturdays are also available as well as Sunday's and mid-week hire also available.

We currently do not take bookings for birthday parties for under 21's at any of our sites.


Cripps Functions Booking Form - Please print and return the attached form pdfCrippsFunctionbooking_form.pdf


Each of our venues have different sized function rooms enabling us to cater for any function up to 200 people.


Perfect for all types of parties, weddings, christenings, wakes, engagments, meetings, any event!

  • Licensed Bar - with competitive prices
  • Bring your own food option available
  • Free on-site parking (excluding Cripps 60p parking available)
  • Great Relaxed Atmosphere
  • Perfect for all those special occasions


Early booking is essential to avoid disappointment

Lings Bar duston bar