Established in 1972, Lakeside is renowned as one of the UK's top live entertainment venues and the acknowledged home of British darts. It has hosted the BDO World Professional Darts Championships since 1978. The auditorium of the Lakeside Country Club seats up to 1,200 people, has a live television stage and studio with state of the art equipment; a press centre; a fully equipped large and modern commercial kitchen; full catering facilities and three licenced bars among other facilities.
About British Darts Organisation
Founded in 1973, the British Darts Organisation (BDO) is the governing body for the sport of darts in Britain and is fully committed to regulating, organising, promoting, staging, administrating and fostering darts nationally, internationally and worldwide to ensure the on-going growth of the sport. It is the world's leading darts organisation that produces in excess of 800 darts events annually. It comprises 67 member counties in Britain, and has 69 associate countries worldwide.