Newark Town Hall

General Information

We request that you recognise that the Town Hall is a Grade I listed building containing historic paintings, fine art and objects gifted to the town and should be treated with care and respect.  Newark Town Council operates a No-Smoking Policy.

Making your Booking

In the first instance:
  • Please contact the Town Hall on 01636 684802 to determine availability.
  • All completed booking forms must be returned with a deposit of £150.00 and the balance is payable 14 days prior to the date of the event.
  • Payments can be made in person at the Town Council Reception Office during normal office hours by cash/cheque/credit or debit card. We also accept card payments over the phone.
  • In circumstances where catering takes place the hirer must provide a copy of the Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Staff will be happy to assist with the required layout and this can be discussed at the time of booking.
  • Audio Visual equipment is available.
  • All rooms can be hired in conjunction with other rooms if required.


  • Town Hall – 230 people in total (including staff).

Setting up

  • One hour’s free setting up time is included within the hire charge.  At the end of the function, you will be allowed half

Alcoholic Beverages

  • Alcoholic Beverages consumed on the premises must be supplied by the Town Council.
  • The bar service is available with your booking at no extra charge.  Our fully-stocked bar offers a wide range of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.
  •  For Dinners and other large social functions a wine ordering service can be provided if requested.
  •  Any special requests for wine can be discussed.


  • Please confirm if any assistance is required for disabled persons.
  • A list of car parks and on-street parking is available on request.
  • Vehicular access to the Market Place has certain daily restrictions.  We shall be pleased to give advice for loading and unloading.
  • Permission may be granted for the Bridal Car only, to enter the Market Place at certain times.  This permission should be applied for via the Car Parks and Market Manager, Newark & Sherwood District Council, Kelham Hall, Kelham, Newark, Notts NG23 5QX Tel: 01636 655720


  • Rates charged and invoiced will be based upon actual arrival and departure times, as recorded by the Town Hall Officer on duty.
  • Written quotations are available on request.
  • A refundable payment of £200 is required at the time of booking as security against making good any damage to the Town Council’s property arising from any breach of this agreement.
  • Cheques should be made payable to Newark Town Council