Christenings & Naming Ceremonies


Sporting Lodge Inns Middlesbrough and Leigh Manchester can provide the ideal venue to hold christenings, with a licensed function room to allow for naming ceremonies to take place. whether you are looking for a small intimate gathering to a large family function, we offer an excellent range of menus and functions rooms for you to choose from. please feel free to bring in decorations which we will be more than happy to set up for you. we will also provide you with a cake stand and knife if required.*

Middlesbrough - for small intimate gatherings we have 2 semi-private areas within our Old Poste House bar & grill restaurant. 'the venue' can accommodate up to approximately 65 guests and 'the rendezvous' area can accommodate up to approximately 40 guests for a finger buffet, hot fork buffet or carvery. 'The Matlby Suite' is available for larger parties up to 230 guests, with a private bar, dancefloor, stage, patio area & gardens with bbq, finger buffet, hot fork buffet & banquet menus available. 

To enquire about christinings and naming ceremonies in Middlesbrough please contact Adele on 01642 578100 (option 2) or email


Leigh - Celebrating your Christening or Naming Ceremony our "Haydock & Park Suite" with a private bar can accommodate upto 150 guests. We can offer traditional finger buffet, hot fork buffet or if you are looking for a more formal event then we can cater to your needs.


To enquire about Christenings and Naming Ceremonies in Leigh Manchester please contact us on 01942 671256 (option 2) or email    


*choice of stands dependent on availabilty

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