Open Menu

The Wessex Pavilion (Bar & Restaurant) is managed by event specialists Hayes Catering, a family run business recognised for their creative catering and superb service.

The Hayes team has an array of mouth-watering menus to choose from, or if you have specific requirements they will be only too happy to design your menu with you.

The Wessex Pavilion Offers:

  • In-house catering team lead by highly experienced master chef
  • Capacity for 850 to dine across two floors
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Integrated dance floor
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Wi-Fi
  • Extensive free on-site parking

This flexible two storey venue is joined to the adjacent Showering Pavilion by a covered walkway.

Each floor can be hired out separately if required. Either one or both floors can also be hired to provide dining facilities for events taking place in other part of The Showground.


Ground Floor

Total Area       508m2

Dimensions     26m x 22m

Height             3.1m

Access Doors  2m high x 1.9m wide

Accessibility    Lift to first floor

Capacity          400 Theatre Style, 500 to dine

First Floor

Total Area       502m2

Dimensions     19m x 27m

Height             3.1m

Stage               4.9m x 2.44m

Accessibility    Stairs 1.8m wide.  Lift

Capacity          300 Theatre Style, 350 to dine