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The John Fretwell Complex, located in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, is an ideal venue for couples who desire a marquee wedding. Conveniently situated close to the A60, this countryside gem is a wonderful spot for celebrating milestones with family and friends. It truly is a blank canvas-style venue where soon-to-be newlyweds are encouraged to get creative with their wedding designs. From your rehearsal to your last reception dance, this East Midlands getaway can provide the backdrop for your entire occasion.

Facilities and Capacity

Not only is The John Fretwell Complex renowned for its exceptional wedding event spaces, but it is also home to sporting facilities like cricket grounds and football pitches. Whether you are a sports fan or you just appreciate an undeniably charming event venue, this property is sure to impress you. Fully lined as a marquee, the main room is an elegant space that can accommodate up to 300 of your nearest and dearest. Its refined chandeliers and ambient lighting evoke a romantic atmosphere perfect for your big day. The immaculate lawn can set the scene for photography sessions and ceremonies. If you and your partner would like a tranquil moment to discuss the day's festivities, you are welcome to relax in the lounge bar.

Services Offered

The John Fretwell Complex's staff looks forward to hearing all about your fairytale wedding and will endeavour to bring it to life. They invite you to partake in a guided tour of the property beforehand so you can get acquainted with the facilities. You can choose your suppliers from their detailed list of preferred businesses. As well as weddings, this venue hosts meetings, conferences, and gatherings.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Marquees and tents

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Changing room for wedding guests
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Calvin Sent on 05/02/2024
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It was absolutely gorgeous, and we felt so special.

Gorgeous room- such a blank canvas, it can be decorated to almost any taste! Our wedding was so uniquely us. Customer service was excellent from the first time we contacted them, we felt so well cared for and like our day was as important to them as it was to us. The food was absolutely beautiful, the buffet looked stunning and there was plenty for everyone.
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The John Fretwell Complex, Sookholme Lane Ng19 8ll Mansfield (Nottinghamshire)
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