East Midlands Conferencing & Large Event Space

Discover Newark’s purpose-built conference centre and function room, providing highly flexible spaces for your events. With a dedicated reception and check-in area, along with inviting outdoor spaces like a ground floor patio and first-floor balcony, we guarantee a seamless experience.

Every booking made with us contributes to the YMCA’s work with young people across the region, making your event not only memorable but also meaningful.

Discounts are available for charities and not-for-profit organisations.


A Space for our Community

All-in-One Facility in Newark

Discover the YMCA Community & Activity Village, offering a diverse range of facilities, from a café and conference suite to a nursery, gym, and climbing centre. Ideal for businesses, the Village provides flexible workspaces, high-spec video conferencing, and on-site childcare. Charities also benefit from reduced rates, making the YMCA Village an ideal choice for those seeking a supportive and engaging community.

Make the YMCA Village your business home and embrace a dynamic and inclusive environment

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Key Features of YMCA Village Conference Centre & Function Room

Flexible Event Spaces
Tailored to Your Needs


✓ Highly Flexible: Accommodating up to 200 delegates in the conference centre or 50 in the function room.

✓ Custom Layouts: Multiple options with break-out rooms available.

✓ Outdoor Areas: Ground floor patio and first-floor balcony.

Prime Location
Connected and Convenient


✓ Central Location: Heart of the East Midlands with easy access from major cities.

✓ Transport Links: Close to high-speed rail links, including London, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Lincoln, and York.

✓ Parking and Accessibility: Free on-site parking and bike park with Sustrans cycling route access.

Premium Amenities
An Elevated Experience


✓ Well-Equipped Facilities: Catering and bar services with locally sourced ingredients.

✓ Dedicated Support: Access to a dedicated events manager.

✓ Cutting-Edge Technology: High-spec audio system, screens, and high-speed WiFi.

✓ Accessibility: Fully accessible venue for all guests.

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Are you interested in the conference centre, ideal for conferences, large-scale events, special celebrations, and ceremonies? Or is the function room is more suited to your needs, perfect for smaller corporate events, private parties, family celebrations, or as a breakout room or seminar space in larger conferences?

No matter what space you need, reach out to our team and receive personalised advice for the event you are planning. Our team is dedicated to finding a solution that works for you. Don’t hesitate—get in touch today.

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  • What types of spaces are available for hire?

    YMCA offers a conference room, meeting rooms, desk hire, therapy rooms, education rooms, an art studio, a dance studio, a conference centre, and a function room. These spaces are suitable for businesses, charities, community groups, and individuals.

  • What is the Business Space?

    The Business Space is a fully serviced office space ideal for small and medium businesses and charities. It offers special rates on membership for not-for-profit and community organisations.

  • What is the capacity of the Conference Centre?

    The Conference Centre can accommodate up to 200 delegates and offers catering, bar, breakout spaces, and a dedicated Events Manager.