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Funeral Reception Venue in Nottingham

Celebration Of Life

Holding a wake gives you the opportunity to celebrate the life of a loved one who has recently passed away with your family and friends, at Eastwood Hall, we offer a respectful and warm funeral reception in Nottingham working closely with you so that the service is exactly how you envisioned. We provide exceptional catering, wonderful accommodation, and the funeral wake service you are seeking.

We understand that arranging a funeral wake isn’t easy, especially if you’ve never done it before so our team at our Funeral Reception venue in Nottingham are here to support you at every step to ensure you organise a funeral fitting celebration of your loved one’s life.

Funeral Receptions in Nottingham

Eastwood Hall’s celebration of life’s venue in Nottingham offers an informal and relaxed environment that is ideal for hosting a personal funeral wake or memorial service for your beloved relative. Situated in Nottingham near Nottingham City Centre, our dedicated professional event coordinators ensure the planning is a smooth and easy process so you can focus on what’s important.

Our funeral function rooms are flexible and can host intimate wakes for family and close friends, as well as options for larger groups. We offer catering for both large and small funeral wakes, able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements or food and drink requests.

The Chatterley Suite offers an informal and relaxed environment and seats up to 200 guests, whilst The Lawrence Suite can seat up to 400 guests. These rooms can also be partitioned into smaller rooms that seat approximately 80 guests for a more intimate funeral wake.

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Private Dining Rooms for Funeral Receptions

Our private dining rooms are available to hire if you’re looking for a formal sit down meal to celebrate your loved one. Alternatively, private dining room hire is available for close family post-funeral reception if you’d rather have a traditional funeral wake as well as a private moment with close family.

Modern Facilities for Funeral Receptions and Wakes

Eastwood Hall in Nottingham offers a range of facilities to ensure you share memories together and have the perfect send-off for your loved one including the option to set up a slideshow of images and memories of the person, plus plenty of space for a book of condolences to be set out. Our wake venue hire has the latest technology so please call us to discuss your requirements with our team.

Within our facilities, we have an onsite bar where you can order both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in a peaceful setting, so you can toast your loved one.

Easily Accessible Wake Venue in Nottingham

Our wake venue near Nottingham City Centre offers easily accessible transport links to the M1 and Nottingham train station as well as ample free parking. Additionally, East Midlands Airport is under 30 minutes away, our professional team are happy to support you with suggestions for airport transfers. Eastwood Hall is easily accessible ensuring that friends and family can attend the funeral without added stress.

For friends and family attending from a little further away, our hotel offers newly refurbished, comfortable bedrooms to ensure nobody misses out on spending time together during this difficult time.

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  • Eastwood hall is a great venue. The food was good and staff were friendly and helpful. The training rooms were great and the venue had a lot of parking.

    Latoya Bradbury, Trainer, Phoenix

  • From the moment we were in contact with Eastwood Hall, we knew our event would be a brilliant success. The event team were helpful and speedy in their response to all requests (no matter how bizarre!) and the facilities that were offered were fantastic. It was an amazing day and having our whole or

  • A big thank you for all your help these past few months, weeks and days. Without your help & organisation, the day would not have been possible. It has been a very stressful time and you have been a great help to us, and we can’t thank you enough. The service you provided is fantastic and l wo

    Azim & Family

  • I just wanted to let you know Eastwood Hall staff could not have been more helpful and reassuring in the way they helped us meet during these difficult times. Their commitment to social distancing and sanitation helped all our delegates feel very comfortable in their surroundings. Staff worked very

    Group Sales Director, Dawson Group

  • We recently held a two-day meeting with overnight accommodation at Eastwood Hall. The team went over and above for us, the communication was great and although challenging during COVID restrictions, they made life very easy for us with social distancing. The meeting room was well equipped, nicely sp

    Candy Redfern, Bidfood

  • The feedback for your team has been fantastic; while difficult when training groups are larger, the team had learnt and remembered names. It struck me in fact – we have used many venues for over ten years and folk don’t know my name and so hearing names spoken, was truly excellent. I imagine

    Scott Edwards, Managing Director, NAPPI UK Limited

  • It was very refreshing to see The Venues Collection recently announce their stay safe, feel safe charter for conferences, training and events, not only did it show their proactive approach but the ability to be flexible and adapt during these unprecedented times. We shared their new six point chart

    James Manford, Successful Events

  • On behalf of us all at Awsworth Primary, I wanted to pass on our thanks to everyone who was involved in organising our Christmas ‘do’. It was a universal success; the festive spirit was in abundance at Eastwood Hall once again! We’ll be back in 2020.

    Christmas Party – Awsworth Primary

  • We had a brilliant time everything was perfect. Thanks so much to you and all the staff especially Danny for making our day so special. :) Best wishes from Mr and Mrs Smith :)

    Bostock & Smith Wedding

  • I would like to say a big thank you for all you did last Saturday 9/2/19. The room for the ceremony was lovely, and the room for the reception afterwards and the settings of the tables were equally the same, all of the staff made the day go amazing, you all made my daughter’s wedding really speci

    Hull & Strange Wedding

  • I just wanted to drop you a line to say a massive thank you to you, Lewis and everyone that was involved/around during our wedding. The day was fantastic and as far as I am aware, everything went to plan - that is a true reflection of the planning you put in on your side. We loved the card and pet

    Boorman & Newton Wedding

  • Now that things have settled down, I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and Eastwood Hall for making our day so perfect. All of the tables, seats and meals were done exactly as we requested, meaning there was zero stress on the day and everything went like clockwork. All our extra little req

    Wakeling & Ife Wedding

  • On October 19th, Eastwood Hall hosted my daughter Sarah’s wedding after the ceremony which was held at Measham Baptist Church. It was absolutely amazing from start to finish. The grounds were great for the photos, the room was set out beautifully and the food was absolutely amazing from the canap

    Mother of the Bride

  • I honestly could not have been happier with the service! From start to finish I was made to feel like I had nothing to worry about. Ben could not have been more attentive, from helping me and my bridesmaids with all our bags and stuff for the room, to arranging the table for our meal the night befor

    Mr & Mrs Hodge

  • Very nice hotel, lots of areas to sit and relax with a drink. Had a 3 course evening meal and it was very nice. Friendly staff. Good leisure facilities.

    Denise Milligan

  • This a really great venue. The staff are great and very helpful. Very well kept and clean. Excellent place to stay. And close to the Derbyshire dales. The accommodation is very good and comfortable.

    Peter Cooper

  • From the time that we had our first meeting with the Eastwood Hotel to saying goodbye we were impressed with the care and attention we received throughout the three days. The Managers and staff dealing with our requirements throughout were a credit to the Hotel.

    David Steele

  • Alex and Callam who are working in the Leisure Club have been so helpful to myself and my son. They helped us sort a difficult membership problem and were very caring and sympathetic and dealt with it in a very professional manor.

    T. B.

Get In Touch

We’ll always handle such a sensitive time with care, please let us know what you’re looking for below or call us to discuss your requirements 017 73 532 532

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Venue Features

36 Meeting Rooms

Choose from 36 flexible spaces for meetings, weddings and other events.

Free Wifi

Reliable, high-speed Wifi for your guests is free with every event booking.


152 double and twin guest rooms.

Easily Accessible Location

Close to transport links, including the M1, Nottingham station and East Midlands

400 Max. Capacity

Our rooms hold up to 400 people so we’re ready for events of any size.

Ample Free Parking

On site parking for all delegates.

Breakout Spaces

Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.

Airport Taxi

Book a transfer and be at East Midlands Airport in under 30 minutes.

EV Chargers

We have 3x 7.4kw EV chargers onsite available for hotel guests.

Friendly Team

Our customer services team are ready to help at any time.

  • 36 Meeting Rooms

    Choose from 36 flexible spaces for meetings, weddings and other events.

  • Free Wifi

    Reliable, high-speed Wifi for your guests is free with every event booking.

  • Bedrooms

    152 double and twin guest rooms.

  • Easily Accessible Location

    Close to transport links, including the M1, Nottingham station and East Midlands

  • 400 Max. Capacity

    Our rooms hold up to 400 people so we’re ready for events of any size.

  • Ample Free Parking

    On site parking for all delegates.

  • Breakout Spaces

    Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.

  • Airport Taxi

    Book a transfer and be at East Midlands Airport in under 30 minutes.

  • EV Chargers

    We have 3x 7.4kw EV chargers onsite available for hotel guests.

  • Friendly Team

    Our customer services team are ready to help at any time.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does your hotel provide any dining options?

In our Lawrence Restaurant, we offer a diverse menu with dishes prepared using locally sourced ingredients. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of options, from classic favourites to innovative creations.

Alternatively, our lounge area offers a relaxing atmosphere where guests can unwind with drinks and light snacks.

Is there Wi-Fi available in the rooms?

Yes, complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout our venue, including all guest rooms, meeting spaces, and public areas.

How far in advance should I book your prom venue?

We recommend booking our prom venue as early as possible to secure your preferred date and ensure availability. Prom season is a busy time, and popular dates tend to fill up quickly. 

To avoid disappointment, it’s advisable to make your reservation well in advance, preferably several months before your desired prom date. By booking early, you can also have ample time to plan and organise other aspects of your prom night, such as invitations, decorations, and transportation, with peace of mind knowing that your venue is secured.

Can your prom venue assist with music and entertainment arrangements?

To add to the excitement and celebration of your student’s prom night, our prom package includes a DJ and a designated dance floor.

Are catering services available at the prom venue?

We aim to create a memorable and elegant experience for students celebrating this special occasion. Included within our prom package, we offer a delightful 3-course seated dinner menu in a private dining setting.

What amenities are included at your event venue?

Our event venue includes a variety of amenities designed to enhance your event experience. These amenities include

  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Lighting systems
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Comfortable seating arrangements
  • Professional event support

Additional services such as catering, decoration, and technical assistance can also be arranged.

Does the venue allow you to decorate?

 Yes, of course, feel free to bring any decorations you have to decorate our venue!

How do I enquire about booking the prom venue at Eastwood Hall?

To enquire about booking our gorgeous prom venue at Eastwood Hall, please complete our contact form or call us on +44(0)1773532532  to contact our team today.

Can Eastwood Hall assist with event planning and coordination for my charity event?

Our event planners at Eastwood Hall are experienced in hosting a variety of special events and are here to guide you through the entire planning process. From securing the perfect event space to selecting the menus, entertainment and accommodation for you and your guests, we are here to help. 

Can I arrange audiovisual equipment for presentations during a private dining event?

All of our meetings and event spaces are equipped with everything you need to run a successful event. This includes or can be provided on request,  fast and free Wi-Fi, projector screens, flip charts, AV technology,  HDMI ports and more. 

Is there a minimum number of guests required for a private dining event?

There is a minimum number of 10 guests for any private dining event.

Can I customise the menu for my private dining event?

Our dedicated chefs are passionate about working with you to create a beautifully handcrafted menu catered to the specific requirements of your event. We offer a sample event menu showcasing a variety of seasonally inspired traditional British dishes ready to wow your guests. Contact us today for more information.

Is there wheelchair accessibility?

Yes, we offer wheelchair accessibility. Our venue is committed to providing inclusive and accessible facilities for all guests featuring wide corridors, elevators and syndicate rooms to ensure smooth accessibility throughout the premises. 

Can I arrange additional entertainment or activities for my family celebration?

Yes that’s absolutely fine, we just require a copy of PAT & PLI for anything electrical.

Can I customise the menu for my family celebration?

At Eastwood Hall, we offer a wide range of catering options to satisfy your guests. Our catering options include a tasty buffet, a private dining experience and much more. If you have something specific in mind, speak to our catering team to see how we can create the desired menu for your event. 

What does a family celebration usually include?

A family celebration typically includes gathering together with loved ones to celebrate a special occasion or milestone. It often involves a joyful and festive atmosphere, where family members come together to share moments of happiness and create lasting memories. 

Family celebrations can vary depending on cultural traditions and personal preferences but often include elements such as delicious food and drinks, decorations, music, and dancing. Therefore it’s essential to choose an event venue such as Eastwood Hall that can accommodate this by providing flexible event spaces, catering, accommodation, modern facilities, entertainment, party packages and more. 

What does full venue hire mean?

Full venue hire includes exclusive rental of a function room or space at Eastwood Hall. This means that when renting our venue, you have complete access to the facilities and amenities available whilst providing you with the flexibility to customise the space adapted to your event. 

Whether you are looking to host a large-scale event, conference, wedding, or celebration, you can make use of our onsite catering facilities and enjoy a relaxing night’s stay in one of our newly refurbished bedrooms.

Do you offer baby shower event packages?

We do not offer baby shower event packages but we do offer a range of catering options and venue room hire tailored to the size of your event.

Can you organise my event for me?

We offer support throughout the planning process of your event with the help of our experienced event managers and events coordinators. 

Do you offer entertainment?

Our team at Eastwood Hall are experts at throwing successful events we welcome the opportunity for you to host your event at our venue with party packages that include a DJ and a dance floor. Enquire about our party packages here.

What is the cost of your venue hire?

The cost of our venue hire varies depending upon the size, date and type of your event. To find out more regarding our venue hire or to book a tour of our venue, contact us today. 

Can I book a tour of your venue for my upcoming event?

If you are interested in availability for one of our event spaces and would like to book a tour for your upcoming event, please complete the contact form and a member of our team will be back in touch.

What events have you previously hosted?

Our venue is experienced in hosting exclusive events, whether that is a meeting, conference, party, wedding, prom, hen party, Christmas event, family celebration or charity event

How do I book an events space?

If you are interested in availability for one of our event spaces, please complete the contact form on our enquiry page here.

Do you offer venue hire packages?

We offer venue hire bespoke venue hire packages tailored to your event. Enquiry about our party packages here.


How do I make a venue hire enquiry?

To make an enquiry to hire our venue for your upcoming event please contact us via our form here.

Does your venue host school proms?

Our prom venue can accommodate up to 280 guests in our Chatterley or Lawarence suite for a banquet/prom. Find out more regarding our prom venue with prom packages available. 


Where can I make a prom enquiry?

To make an enquiry about your school’s upcoming prom please fill out our form here.