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Update 17/5/2020

Indoor lettings and Pay2Play remain suspended until further notice.

Only Sandiacre Town FC spectators are currently permitted and restricted to one parent/carer per child. Please follow social distancing and check in with the NHS App or via the form linked above, more details in the document linked below. Please do not attend if you have C19 symptoms. These rules remain in place until further notice and will not change on 17th May.

We have COVID Secure procedures in place (see below) – all clubs/organisations are required to confirm acceptance of these, and provide their COVID Secure risk assessment, prior to being permitted to start their first session. All users of our facilities – players, coaches and other staff – should familiarise themselves with our COVID Secure procedures and one way systems linked below.

Please use the NHS COVID-19 app to check in for NHS Test and Trace (aged 16 and over). For groups including under 16s, or persons unable to use the NHS COVID-19 app, please complete our Test and Trace form via the link at the top of this page.

Friesland School has a variety of facilities available to hire. Whether you need a small room, a large hall, a performance space or some time on our brand new, FIFA standard, 3G Artificial Turf Pitch, we are able to accommodate a variety of uses at competitive prices. Ample, free car parking is available centrally on the site across two car parks (with an overflow car park available where necessary) and caretaker cover is provided throughout the time of your letting.

Current users

We have a number of long term customers making use of our facilities, offering activities such as dance lessons, fitness classes, football training and matches, music clubs and ensembles, concerts, theatrical shows and more!

Performances and Concerts

Our Performing Arts Centre includes a 162 seat theatre, complete with lighting and sound system, and is perfect for community performances and music concerts. The theatre can also be used as a dance studio, complete with mirrors and spring floor. Our Performing Arts Technician can be hired to provide support both prior and during your letting. For full details on our Performing Arts Centre, please download the Performing Arts venue specification.

Sports on our brand new 3G Artificial Turf Pitch

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We are delighted to offer sessions on our brand new, FIFA standard 3G Artificial Turf Pitch. Opened in June 2019, this fantastic facility offers a variety of pitch sizes – from 5 a side up to 11 a side, and includes a dedicated spectator area. Suitable for football or general sporting activities, our 3G Artificial Turf Pitch is open 7 days a week (excluding public holidays) and available for ‘turn up and play’ sessions as well as longer term bookings.

Goals and a pitch divider net are provided and additional resources are available when booked for football matches. Floodlighting is available for sessions taking place later in the day or in the winter and spring when daylight hours are shorter.

Pay to Play Times and cost


Charges vary based on your requirements – for full details of our prices and availability, please contact us to discuss your requirements and receive a personalised quotation.

New! Youth Pay2Play – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 5-6pm. £1 a person, bring your buddies, your boots and a ball! (Check our Twitter @FrieslandHire for sessions during holidays)

Our ‘turn up and play’ charges for the 3G ATP are as follows:

Pitch Size Rate (inc VAT)
Quarter pitch (5 a side) £33.60
Half pitch (7 or 9 a side) £67.20
Full pitch (11 a side) £96.00

3G opening hours

Our 3G pitch is open all year round. Special opening hours apply at Christmas/New Year and we are closed on all public holidays. Our opening hours are as follows:


Day Hours
Monday-Thursday 5pm-10pm
Friday 5pm-9pm
Saturday 9:15am-4:30pm
Sunday 9:15am-4:30pm

School holidays

Day Hours
Monday-Thursday 9am-10pm
Friday 9am-9pm
Saturday 9:15am-4:30pm
Sunday 9:15am-4:30pm


For More Information and Bookings

For all enquiries regarding hiring parts of the site, contact Euan Raffel:

Call: 0115 9397326 Option 6

Email: lettings@friesland.derbyshire.sch.uk