Ashover Parish Hall

Where. In deepest Derbyshire, near Matlock, near the M1, but in lush, green, rolling countryside of the Amber Valley.

What. A wonderfully modern, flexible village hall with a professional manager (Amy) and a very warm welcome.  There is a huge cricket field at the back and wonderful views of trees, fields etc.

Weddings. The village hall makes a perfect reception venue with all you could need as part of the price.

Who. Contact Amy on 01246 590005.

www. Go to www.ashoverparishhall.co.uk

 

Whiston Village Hall

What and Where. In the rolling hills between Cheadle and Ashbourne is the compact village of Whiston, and just on the fringes of the village, perched on the edge of a magnificent green valley is their amazing village hall. Its a huge modern structure built into the hill-side with masses of parking, a vast main hall, committee rooms (perfect for drinks if its wet outside), a bar and a kitchen.

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Weddings. Not licensed for wedding ceremonies, but a wonderful venue for your wedding reception.

Who. To book the hall call 01538 266711 or e-mail bookings@whistonvillagehall.co.uk

Web: Great modern website at www.whistonvillagehall.co.uk

Fentham Hall

Where: Just outside Solihull in the village of Hampton-in-Arden.

What: A huge Victorian Meeting Hall, with modern facilities attached. There are toilets, furniture, a huge car park, a bar and a massive main hall that will seat 200.. plus a lovely sun-terrace with superb views across open countryside, and (most important of all) a GREAT kitchen that Kemp & Kemp can use.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings. A perfect reception location where you can make your mark without spending money on the things that no-one sees, like power supplies, toilets and a kitchen.

Who: Contact the caretaker Janice on 01675 442633, or e-mail info@georgefenthamtrust.org.uk

Web: For more go to www.georgefenthamtrust.org.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

Fulford Village Hall

In one of the best kept villages in Staffordshire lies the wonderful Village Hall. Clean, bright and spacious with furniture, a bar, main hall (with stage), smaller hall, toilets and even a little external courtyard and a field. There’s great parking too.

To explore using the hall call Enquiries/Bookings on 01782 388784 or alternatively 01782 397629 or e-mail bookings@fulfordvillagehall.org.uk – – or go to the great little website at www.fulfordvillagehall.org.uk

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Kidderminster Town Hall

Where: Central Kidderminster.

What: 1855 historic complex with two rooms to get married in, one with medieval panelling or the Victorian Music Room with a William Hill Organ that can take 450 guests!

Weddings: Yes, licensed for weddings (2 rooms). Lots of others for your reception. You can’t bring your own alcohol to this venue however.

Who: Ask for  Joanne Bowkett when phoning 01562 732158. or e-mail her on  joanne.bowkett@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Webwww.kidderminstertownhall.org.uk/weddings.aspx

The ARK at Alvechurch

the ark at AlvechurchWhere: Close to M42, but deepest Worcestershire.

What: Amazing (even futuristic) village hall right next to the Medieval Church in Alvechurch, a superb, modern, warm, dry, fully equipped hall available for functions including wedding receptions.

Weddings: Its joined to the church!

Who: Call Ian Price on 0121 447 7955 or e-mail thearkalvechurch@yahoo.co.uk

Web:  www.thearkalvechurch.co.uk.

Stratford Upon Avon Town Hall

Where: Right in the centre of Shakespeare’s very own Stratford-upon-Avon.

What: Stone-built Georgian Town Hall with crystal chandeliers, sweeping staircases etc. an English ‘Gone with the wind’!!

Weddings: Licensed for weddings  in the elegant first floor ballroom for a sit down reception for up to 120 guests.

Who: Emma Evans on 01789 269332, e-mail: emma.evans@stratford-tc.gov.uk

Web: www.stratforduponavontowncouncil.com and click here to go to the weddings section of the site.

Hatton Village Hall

Hatton Village HallWhere: Outside the village of Hatton, between Solihull and Warwick.

What: A Victorian village hall of quite some pretensions.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings and rooms for receptions. Good kitchens.

Who: Janice books the weddings and looks after the place and she lives on site. Call her on 01926 484692 or e-mail her via the contact form on their website (see below).

Web: www.hattonvillagehall.co.uk