Meeting Room? Space for Training? Conference Room? Parking? Social function? Whatever your event, Alternative Venues East Midlands can help.

Within the East Midlands there are some 17 Reserve Forces and Cadet establishments from the Peak District to Northamptonshire available for hire and most have secure parking.

To make a booking request please fill out this form and send it to the team.

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Throughout the East Midlands we have over 17 venues for hire and each one has its own unique characteristics.

The common denominator is that they are all part of the East Midlands’ ‘Volunteer Estate’. In essence, they are the sites which house your local Royal Naval Reserve, Army Reserve and Royal Auxiliary Air Forces. This means all of our sites are 100% secure.

Alternative Venues East Midlands forms part of East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. We are ‘not for profit’ so any hire charges you pay are used by us to improve facilities for the Reserves.

Our venues are currently used by a wide spectrum of clientele for a variety of events and activities, including training spaces for various industry needs; wedding receptions and private parties; slimming groups and boxing clubs to name but a few!

Contact us and we will discuss with you personally what you are trying to plan. We always endeavour to accommodate your needs and will advise on which of our venues would be most suitable.

If you are ready to make a booking request please fill out this form and send it to our team.

Within the East Midlands there are some 17 Reserve Forces and Cadet establishments available for hire

To contact the Alternative Venues Team
Phone: 0800 169 0880
E mail: em-offceav@rfca.org.uk
Post: Army Reserve Centre, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2GG.


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Kingsway Army Reserve Centre

Windmill Hill Lane, Derby, DE22 3FJ

There is a large multi-purpose hall, tastefully decorated function rooms with adjacent bar facilities, a professional kitchen and classrooms complete with audio visual equipment subject to availability. There is secure parking available, making this venue ideal for corporate training days, exhibitions, social functions and meetings.

To find out more please contact the Alternative Venues East Midlands team on 0800 169 0880.

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