Tabley House

 Where: Set in quintessential English parkland, about 3 minutes from junction 19 of the M6.

What: A Georgian mansion overlooking a rural scene, with lakes, trees, sheep and more green.

Weddings: You can get married in one of two rooms and have your drinks and canapés in the Portico Room, or on the steps, or on the front lawn. You can then eat in your own marquee across the fields. No restrictions on who you use for catering either.

Who: Contact the administrator in the first instance at  01565 750151 or e-mail tableyhouse@btinternet.com,

Web: www.tableyhouse.co.uk

Sandbach Town Hall

Where: Right in the middle of the quiet, quaint, gentle market town of Sandbach, but within minutes of the M6.

What: A Grade 2 listed Town Hall, recently refurbished and able to seat 180, with superb kitchens, free parking for guests, a wonderful bar area, hotels in the town, pubs, restaurants – the best of both worlds. And just around the corner, the most amazing pair of 9th Century carved stone preaching crosses.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings.

Who: The energetic and customer-focussed Richard Husdan runs the weddings and events at Sandbach and has a wonderful CAN DO attitude. Call him on 01270 600840, or e-mail him at conferenceandevents@sandbach.gov.uk.

Web: www.sandbach.gov.uk

Delamere Forest

Where: In the midst of The Cheshire Plain.. 972 hectares of forest and woodland, teeming with birds, dragonflies, romance and peace.

delamere

What: A woodland clearing where you can create your own ‘wedding village’ with marquess, yurts or tipis.

Weddings: Not licensed for weddings, but what a place for your reception!

Who: Call Bob on 07916 151704 or e-mail info@woodland-weddings.co.uk

Web: www.woodland-weddings.co.uk

 

Gawsworth Hall

gawsworth hall cheshireWhat: A superb example of a Cheshire ‘black and white’ Tudor manor house. When you book you get exclusive use of the wonderful modern gardens set within the undulating earthworks of an Elizabethan garden.

Where: Deepest Cheshire… rolling farmland, North of Congleton.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings, and you can choose a range of ways to use this pristine property. Site your marquee on the camomile lawn, under the trees, between the string of Medieval lakes and the exquisite village church.. peace, tranquillity, bliss.

Who: Contact the irrepressible Elizabeth Richards on 01260 223456 or e-mail her on gawsworth@btinternet.com

Web: www.gawsworthhall.com

Clonter & Clonterbrook Farm

clonter and clonterbrookWhere: Farmland in South Cheshire, just outside Congleton.

What: Two sites are available.. Clonterbrook Farm (Licensed for weddings) with the unique music Room and gallery for you to use, then just down the road the Clonter Opera.. lots of versatile spaces for your bigger reception. All furniture included, plus a big commercial kitchen for Kemp & Kemp Catering.

The site is (as the name suggests) an opera venue, so at times you may use the scenery  within your photographs – quite unique.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings.

Who: Contact Anita by e-mail at creativespace@clonter.com or call 01260 224266

Web: www.weddingsandeventsatclontertheatre.co.uk

Hire (and transform) a Village Hall.

hire and dress a village hallVillage Halls can make great wedding reception venues and often have kitchens your caterers can use as well as water, power, toilets, tables and parking. To find a hall in your area try www.hallshire.com

What you save on hire charges can be put into hiring a professional hall dresser (and the catering!).

We know a few excellent venue stylists who can transform a village hall or a scout hut. The picture to the right shows what  ‘Debonair Venue Styling’ did to a scout hut for a wedding client.

They are at  www.debonairvenuestyling.co.uk or call 01922 649399 or e-mail them at    info@debonairvenuestyling.co.uk.

We also know Abigail Cunningham of Pumpkin Events, another passionate venue stylist with a great team behind her – go to www.pumpkinevents.co.uk or call 0800 046 1027 or e-mail her at abigail@pumpkinevents.co.uk

Debonair Venue Styling and Pumpkin Events DON’T just transform Village Halls either. They work in marquees, stately homes – indeed they can utterly transform any space you wish.

Kemp & Kemp customers who have booked their wedding catering qualify for preferential rates with Debonair Venue Styling.

Kemp & Kemp Catering

kemp and kempWedding catering that features food that is always homemade by us. We make everything from scratch with nothing brought in or ‘from frozen’.

Karen Kemp is an inspired, passionate cook, heavily influenced by Nigel Slater, with more than a little ‘River Cafe’, some early Jamie and plenty of fresh Delia.We don’t do ‘Package A, Package B’ style catering because we believe it is important to design your food around you, your venue and the season.

We can work at every site listed on this website and will travel 75 miles from our base in Stafford. Marquee weddings are a speciality too.

No Corkage, No Set Menus – Just sensational food with exceptional service. 

The Wedding Industry Award Winners ‘Wedding Caterers of the Year‘ for the West Midlands in 2014, 2015, 2016 AND 2017! 

Call 0800 6444566 or visit www.kempandkempcatering.co.uk