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Featured Venue: South London Gallery

London wedding venue

South London Gallery London Wedding VenueIf you’re looking for a venue of distinction for your London wedding then you should definitely pay a visit to the South London Gallery which offers a distinctive and unique setting for private functions, receptions and corporate events.

We went there recently and were treated to a private tour by events manager Georgina Davey and assistant Liz, who not only gave us some great details about the building’s amazing history (it opened in 1891 and was conceived as a ‘free gallery for the people of South London, which it still continues to be) but also took us round the Victorian main gallery with its beautiful high ceilings. Together with the contemporary design of the gallery’s new extension, they offer a range of spaces for many types of events. Regarded as one of the most elegant art spaces in London, the Main Gallery is only available to hire on occasional days and evenings throughout the year. This is the space where artists such as Tracey Emin launched their careers and with capacity for 150 seated and 200 standing, the main gallery is an ideal space for a wedding or civil partnership reception, awards ceremony, photo shoot, fully catered dinner or Christmas party. We were taken through a windy path through the centre of Victorian-designed garden, up to the Clore Studio which opened in June 2010 and has capacity for 60 people. This is great space - its contemporary skylight and fully pivoting doors into the gallery’s rear garden make this fresh, light and airy, and entirely suitable for an urban wedding. We loved the juxtaposition of the old and new elements which run throughout the whole building – a mix of old floorboards and rickety carpentry rubbing shoulders with clean modern lines.

There is a further space – the stunning Double Height Room in the gallery's' new extension which overlooks the beautiful Fox Garden. The upper walls of this space currently display artist Paul Morrison’s exquisite gold leaf work Asplenium. This would be great for an intimate wedding with capacity for 18 seated or perhaps a small champagne reception. One of the great beauties about SLG is that you can customise your use of the spaces. Georgina Davey is flexible and can accommodate most requests and will also recommend SLG’s accredited caterers. We urge to visit this gem in South London – and do take a look at the café where we had a delicious lunch after our visit!
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Registry Office (opposite the gallery)
34 Peckham Road
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Featured Venue: Wimpole House

Cambridgeshire wedding venue

Wimpole House Wedding VenueThe outstanding Wimpole House was built in 1643 and has developed intoWimpole House featured wedding venue the largest country house in Cambridgeshire. The last owner of Wimpole was Mrs Elsie Bambridge and she bequeathed her estate to The National Trust in 1976. She had spent her life trying to return Wimpole House to it’s former glory and it is clear that in that, she truly succeeded. This is what makes it such a wonderful place for your wedding.

Wimpole House understands that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. The day is completely tailor-made to your requirements and the wedding team will assist you in any way you require. Weddings can be held in The Old Rectory, The Magnificent Hall or in a marquee on the lawn. There is a sample menu page on their website and it is also possible to cater for any special requests from their award winning cuisine.

The gardens provide an almost a case-book history of English gardening from 1690 to 1830 and therefore an absolutely amazing backdrop for your wedding.

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Wimpole Hall is the most prestigious of country houses and they will make every possibly effort to make your day perfect.

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Featured Wedding Venue: Isle du Guesclin

Stunning location

Want the most stunning and unique location for your wedding?

If you are hoping to get married in an exclusive and distinctive fashion then look no further than our Featured Venue of the Month. Featured Wedding Venue: Isle du Guesclin

The Isle du Guesclin is a rare gem of a destination situated on the Brittany coast of France. It boasts an authentic ten bedroom house on top of an historic rock island fort, rich in history from the surrounding area of St Colomb and St Malo. The private grounds and buildings are well kept and offer the perfect getaway for those seeking an unusual and unforgettable wedding. The island is completely self-sustainable and can accomodate events of up to 300 people. The ideal situation of the island enables land crossings during low-tide or a short boat ride or swim during high-tides. Featured Wedding Venue: Isle du Guesclin coast

This island has been a military fortress since the 12th century and picturesque ruins are remaining in the garden. What has once been a modest building to house the ten soldiers has been transformed and extended over the last two centuries into a two store residence with rooms to sleep up to 15-20 people comfortably, with amazing views over the sea. The house retains its medieval character whilst also offering spacious accommodation, making it the perfect place for a romantic wedding.Featured Wedding Venue: Isle du Guesclin view

Close by there is a 500m long beach, and there is also a small private beach just metres away from the doorstep, both of which are available to the whole wedding party.

The Island is the perfect place for a wedding (from 20 to 300 people) and the business manager Sarah Grigg is happy to provide a wide range of services, from stay-in chefs through to comprehensive event management & logistics. The Isle du Guesclin is available for weddings (both catered and self-catered options), functions and honeymoons. Prices are seasonal and dependant on the intended use.

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Featured Yorkshire Venue: Crow Hill

Yorkshire wedding venue

Wedding Venue Crow HillWhen you are planning that stunning once in a lifetime event, you will want a setting that is not just a blank backdrop to the flowers and champagne, but an exquisitely dressed stage that will make your big day unforgettable. Your venue should not shrink into the background, but play a major role at your party. It should offer character, history and beauty. It should put your guests at their ease, and encourage them to stroll, mingle and talk. It should be the starting point for beautiful memories that will linger long after everyone has departed. For that, you need an exceptional location – Crow Hill.

Crow Hill dates back some 200 years and was a former mill owner's country house. Set on the edge of the National Trust Marsden Moor Estate, with the most dramatic and breathtaking Yorkshire moorland scenery around the whole house. Legendary house guests at Crow Hill include General William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army and the composer Vaughan Williams. Crow Hill, a quintessential English country house with 6 bedrooms, 3 double, 2 twin and 1 single & the Tower Suite, Crow Hill sleeps 13 guests. The elegant Drawing Room with open fire, period Conservatory, The Red Dining Room and kitchen all have period features to die for! Gardens and private grounds, including a Croquet Lawn for marquees.

A wedding at Crow Hill is a unique experience. The formal gardens and fine views across the Pennines and the National Trust Marsden Moor ensure the wedding photography will provide the most beautiful and dramatic pictures of your big day. Whatever the season we can provide that exclusive setting at an affordable price.

Crow Hill is not a hotel. Being a private residence, and reserved solely for your exclusive use, enables you to never worry about mingling with guests other than your own party. Furthermore, we never host more than one wedding per weekend or at any other time and if you also book The Cottage and The Lodge, 25 wedding guests in total can stay on the estate and feel completely at home.

Weddings at Crow Hill have exclusive use of the house and grounds for 1. 2 or 3 days, for example, arriving on Friday and departing on the Monday, creating a relaxed and memorable experience, rather than a few hours in an anonymous hotel environment.

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