The details

More information about the room

The Centaur is our biggest and best asset for indoor events. Since opening it has played host to film crews, countless awards ceremonies and a number of high-profile exhibitions and concerts, as well as numerous beautiful weddings. Offering 2,600m² of flexible space, this distinctive facility provides the biggest event space in the local region giving organisers accessible, flexible and versatile options. 

From a seated auditorium for 2,250 to a dinner dance for 800, our technical team utilise the very latest in draping, lighting and AV to create bespoke events. 

Using its own separate kitchen, our experienced chefs can create mouth-watering menus for any occasion. We also offer the flexibility for your own creative team to use the facilities. 

The stage has seen a number of popular bands and comedy acts perform in front of sell-out audiences - Stereophonics, The Vamps, Lee Evans, Rizzle Kicks, Jon Richardson and Jack Dee to name a few.

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Seating Layouts

The Centaur can be customised to the following arrangements


Up to 1,100 people



Up to 3,000 people



Up to 656 people



Up to 2250


Room Details

Dimensions Size
Length (m) 35
Wiidth (m) 38
Height (m) 9.3
Area 1400

Room Facilities

Available facilities for The Centaur

  • Versatile staging system
  • Removable seating
  • HGV cargo doors
  • En-suite dressing rooms
  • Adjoining Istabraq bar and foyer
  • The Centaur is linked to the Grandstand
  • State of the art mother grid provides advanced lighting and sound capabilities
  • Free Jockey Club Wi-Fi
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To talk to us about hiring The Centaur for your event call us on 01242 539538.

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