Detton Hall

Where: In the wonderfully undulating countryside in deepest Worcestershire.. miles and miles from anywhere.

What: A lovely lawn next to a small lake both perched on the edge of a wide rolling green vista. Lots of space for your own marquee or Tipi, or the venue can organise one for you. The Medieval manor house lies behind you.

Weddings: Not licensed yet, but watch this space.

Who: Call Tanya on 01299 271832, or e-mail enquiries@dettonhall.co.uk.

Web:  www.dettonhall.co.uk/

 

 

 

Whitbourne Hall

Where: The rolling hills west of Worcester.

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What: A listed country house from the mid-Victorian period, complete with marble stairs, a portico, Italian Gardens, lakes, terraces.

Weddings: Not licensed for weddings but everything else is superbly catered for. Your choice of caterer, use your own wine and NO CORKAGE.

Who: Call Heather on 01886 821165, or e-mail her on weddings@whitbournehall.com

Web: www.whitbournehall.com

Bordesley Park

 

Where: In rolling, fertile, green hills on the edge of the Arrow Valley just outside Redditch in North Worcestershire.

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What: You hire a huge purpose-built clearspan  marquee with catering area, toilets, water, power, lawns for drinks, a wedding coordination service (an award winning Warwickshire wedding planner) and parking, all within the price. The site is within easy walking distance (down a quiet leafy lane) of several nice (& large) hotels offering preferential rates to your guess.

Weddings: Not licensed yet for ceremonies, but purpose-built reception venue for unique and highly individual wedding receptions. There is also a barn for bespoke ceremonies by a Celebrant.

Who: Call the wonderfully enthusiastic  Stuart on 07725 890872… or e-mail weddings@bordesleypark.co.uk

Web: www.bordesleypark.co.uk

 

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

Park Hall

park hall worcestershireWhere: In Worcestershire countryside near Kidderminster. Easy for M5.

What: Queen Anne mansion (1710) set in 132 acres of parkland.

Weddings: Whole site can be booked for your exclusive use. Licensed for civil ceremonies with reception facilities and loads of room for marquees etc.

Who: Contact Anneka on 01562 700602 or e-mail her on enquiries@parkhallcountryhouse.co.uk

Web:  www.parkhallcountryhouse.co.uk

Homme House

homme houseWhere: Just outside Ledbury (Herefordshire).. so nearly Worcestershire!! an hour from Birmingham and Bristol using the M5 and M50.

What: The wonderful historic family home of Jocelyn and John Finnigan – warm and welcoming, – perched above open flowery (see pic) parkland with the Malverns/Cotswolds beyond.

Weddings: Licensed for weddings. You can choose how you use the site.. very few ‘house rules’ – – room for a marquee and/or use the dining room (for 100), good parking arrangements, lovely gardens and such nice people to help you (when you want it). No corkage either.

Who: Jocelyn looks after weddings.. call her on 01531 660419… or e-mail wedding@hommehouse.co.uk.

Web: www.hommehouse.co.uk

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.

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