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1865 Club

An event space at the heart of the City Ground Stadium

Celebrate the heritage of Nottingham Forest F.C. in the 1865 Club, one of our contemporary event spaces at the heart of the stadium. With a licensed bar, relaxed atmosphere and panoramic pitch views, 1865 Club is the perfect backdrop for receptions, parties and meetings.

Hire the 1865 Club for unmissable events

Offering space for up to 150 guests, 1865 Club is an intimate setting for a variety of memorable private and business events. This pitch-side space, named in honour of Nottingham Forest F.C. and its foundation, offers a relaxed atmosphere, with padded bar and table seating that can be customised to the needs of your event.  

For Nottingham Forest F.C. fans, 1865 Club is the ultimate events space. Decorated with incredible club photographs and memorabilia, this laid-back suite is bound to spark conversation between your guests. 

Whether you’re treating a special client to a meeting in the home of their favourite team, or you’re hosting a drinks reception for friends and relatives, 1865 Club will bring a buzz to your event.


Number of delegates & room layouts

This facility can hold up to 150 delegates detailed by the different layouts below. If you wish to discuss specific capacities or room configurations, please get in touch:

  • Reception


    150 Delegates

  • Theatre


    50 Delegates

  • Cabaret


    30 Delegates

  • Banqueting


    45 Delegates

  • Classroom


    10 Delegates

  • Boardroom


    20 Delegates

  • U-Shape


    24 Delegates

Make an enquiry

Ready to start planning your event at The City Ground? We’ve got the perfect Nottingham venue hire options for you. Tell us about your ideas and we’ll be in touch to discuss how we can bring them to life.

Please complete the form below to submit an enquiry and we will endeavour to respond within 24 hours. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone or email:

Our office hours are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.