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Ballymena Showgrounds

Showgrounds Function Rooms

Photograph of the Des Allen suite in use

With kitchen and bar facilities available on site, the Showgrounds can host high calibre events

Room Commercial Rate (Corporate and Business Hire) Non Commercial Rate (Charity, Club and Voluntary)
Des Allen Suite (including bar) £50.00 per hour £31.00 per hour
Des Allen Suite 2/3 (including bar) £28.00 per hour £20.95 per hour
Des Allen Suite 1/3 (including bar) £21.00 per hour £10.90 per hour
Kitchen + Elec Charge £17.90 per hour £13.15 per hour
Meeting Room
(Max. 12 people - Boardroom style only)
£17.90 per hour £13.15 per hour
Tea/Coffee & Biscuits £1.45 per person £1.45 per person

Charges include room set up to client’s specification and hire of audio visual equipment if required. (Overhead projector, screen, flipchart and paper, T.V. and video)

Kitchen and Bar require a £50 refundable deposit to be paid with application for use and repaid post function subject to Managements satisfaction. Set up – 50% of above charges