Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Not yet, but we would love to have one!
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
An historic, octagonal library with bags of ambience and wow!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Sharing these 'hidden' gems with those looking for a wow factor!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Pizza and Brownies!
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
One of our couples had a passion for gin - they used gin bottles as flower vases, invited their guests to 'find their seat, and let dinner be gin' - named their tables after various gins and used personalised Polaroid photos of their actual guests for their place cards!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
The ability to have your ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast all within seconds in an uniquely historic presence under one roof, each with their own unique atmosphere.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Standing out from the 'usual' by taking the 'expected' and changing this - for example, instead of giving guests 'wedding favours' one of our couples gave a donation to charity on behalf of all their guests with a 'badge' memento to acknowledge this.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Smoked salmon blinis with crème fraîche and caviar.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
On the balcony overlooking the Octagon with your guests behind!
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Plan, plan and plan - use the experience of your coordinator if you're struggling with the big picture!