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Celebrate the life of your loved one at Reading FC

Spend precious time and share memories with friends and family in a relaxed environment at Select Car Leasing Stadium (previously Madejski Stadium).

Whether your loved one was a dedicated football fan and you want to give them a personalised send-off, or you’re simply after a special space to come together, you’ll find everything you need and more at our stadium venue. With 32 rooms for hire, we can host an intimate gathering or a huge celebration of life in Reading.

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Spaces for all types of funerals in the Reading area

The stunning spaces we have here at Select Car Leasing Stadium are fully customisable, meaning you can host an event that truly complements the person you’re remembering. 

For gatherings of up to 80, we have our unique Trophy Room which is packed full of interesting club memorabilia - perfect if your loved one was a Royals fan. Otherwise, you might prefer our Premier Suite with floor-to-ceiling views across our famous pitch, private toilets and kitchen, and two 50-inch plasma TVs you can share memories on.

All rooms within our celebration of life package benefit from a private cashless bar, complimentary Wi-Fi, free onsite parking and additional AV equipment as standard.

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More reason to choose our celebration of life venue in Reading

Serving up comforting food to your friends and loved ones at our venue will be event caterers, Levy UK + Ireland. As award-winning culinary experts, our chefs know how to serve up menus that elevate and lift spirits. Whether you choose gourmet canapes or a grab-and-go buffet, our catering packages are flexible to suit the needs of the day.

We understand the pressure you might feel to ensure you’re honouring the special life of your loved one. That’s why our events team are on hand as soon as you book to help deliver a tribute that perfectly celebrates your loved one’s memory. 

For packages, prices and a menu, take a look at our leaflet here.

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Talk to our team

With customisable spaces, delicious catering, and our expert events team, Select Car Leasing Stadium is an easy space to meet following a funeral in Reading and beyond. Why not reach out to our team today so we can talk you through?

Find your space

I want an event space that can host:

Quick room size comparison table

Room Max Capacity Banqueting Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Horseshoe Occasional Poser Theatre U-Shape
Boardroom 18 N/A 18 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 10
Club 106 150 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 106 150 N/A N/A
Director's Suite 60 50 21 32 16 N/A 60 60 50 20
Executive Boxes 10 10 10 N/A N/A N/A 10 N/A 10 N/A
Kennet Room & Midea Suite 80 70 30 60 18 N/A 80 80 70 30
Premier Suite 150 100 30 100 30 N/A 150 150 130 35
Princess Suite & Windsor Lounge 600 380 N/A 380 160 N/A 500 600 500 N/A
Royal Suite 120 100 24 80 30 N/A 120 120 120 33
Trophy Room 80 60 18 32 12 N/A 80 80 30 18
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Make an Enquiry

Ready to start planning your event at the Select Car Leasing Stadium? Tell us about your ideas and we’ll contact you straight away to discuss how we can bring them to life.

Our Conference and Event enquiry team are available to take your meeting, conference, celebration or event enquiry between Monday – Friday 08:00 – 18:00.

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