Venue Hire

Rippons Sports offers a variety of event facilities at the iconic Newlands Cricket Stadium. We take care of your event while you take care of business or leisure. We cater to a range of events and are able to provide a diverse selection of food, drink, and services. Our venue and catering prices include all necessary hiring of tables and chairs, cutlery, crockery, glassware, buffet equipment as well as standard white clothes. All standard food service is also included.


Situated on the top floor of the member’s pavilion, The Long Room, as its name implies, boasts of being one of the longest bars in the Southern Hemisphere.

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The Oaks Room offers a majestic view of the entire stadium. Steeped in a bygone age, The Oaks Room offers testament to the 100 year history of Newlands stadium and Club and is reminiscent of The Long Room at Lords.

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With its unique bar facing the cricket field and a majestic view of the mountains beyond, The Century Bar is the ideal venue for smaller intimate functions.

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Steeped in history in the inner sanctum of the Newlands Pavillion, The Committee Bay offers an intimate space for smaller functions. The book-lined walls are witness to the 100 years of cricket played at Newlands, each book telling its own story of the history of these grounds.

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