Southampton City Art Gallery

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£400 - £1500 for Venue Hire
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On-Site
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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COVID-19 Update
With a second national lockdown due to commence on Thursday 5 November 2020, we will be temporarily closing our doors to the public and hope to reopen from Wednesday 2 December depending on national and local restrictions at the time. We are available for virtual viewings and will be taking bookings for midDecember onwards. To find out more please email museums.hire@southampton.gov.uk
Southampton City Art Gallery provides a unique wedding venue. The 1930s architecture and impressive collection of artwork provide a beautiful backdrop for your special day, offering an unusual setting
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£400
Maximum Price
£1,500
Our Art Gallery can hold up to 120 seated for your ceremony and up to 475 for a standing drinks reception. We have a selection of canapé and drinks packages from which you can choose.

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£2
Maximum Price
£23
Our least expensive package includes tea and coffee for your guests, and we offer several other packages including alcoholic beverages and canapés.

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£340
Maximum Price
£3,200
Number of Guests Included
120
Our basic hire fee is for venue only. We can also add canapés and drinks for your guests.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Museum
Attraction
Reception Capacity
475
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Venue

Grade I/II Listed Building
Exclusive Use
Disabled Access

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Full Description
Arriving at Southampton City Art Gallery, you’ll soon see why this is such a sought-after space in which to tie the knot. Imagine saying your vows against the backdrop of the stunning gallery window which floods the space with light. Add to this the beautiful paintings, sculptures and impressive features of the gallery and you have a truly unique venue. The ample space for guests and ambient atmosphere makes this the most stunning venue for civil ceremonies in the city and a truly unforgettable location for you and your partner to be married. Seating can be provided in the main hall for a maximum occupancy of 120 guests, with a maximum of 80 accommodated by our beautiful window. For a smaller wedding, The Barring Room provides a more intimate space and can seat up to 25 guests. All spaces are fully accessible, and our catering team can provide a delicious canapé and drinks reception for your guests.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1939
Public Liability Insurance
true
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 7LP, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Southampton

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M27 J7 & J8

Nearest Train Station

Southampton Central

Nearest Airport

Southampton

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FAQ
(5)

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Exchanging small gifts after saying their individually written vows.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, unique, bright, eye-catching, colourful.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

In front of our beautiful window.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Chocolate caramel salted bites.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our art collection.