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 firstname.lastname@example.org – – or go to the great little website at www.fulfordvillagehall.org.uk
Where: In open parkland within a loop of the River Sow, on the southern edge of Cannock Chase and all just 7 miles from Stafford.
What: A huge house (formerly Patrick Lichfield’s place) with the most incredible assemblage of classically-inspired 18th century monuments, perfectly set in open parkland.
Weddings: Two rooms are licensed for weddings. There are no reception facilities but Shugborough allow you to build your own marquee or Tipi on the lawns and then use your own caterers for a magical wedding far from the 21st century.
Who: Phone the wonderful Ruth Stanway on 01889 881388 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Where: On the edge of the market town of Leek.
What: Westwood College has great facilities, set within a grade 2 listed building and two acres of Victorian parkland. It has views of the Staffordshire Moorlands.
Weddings: Licensed for weddings, and a great venue for a reception too.
Who: Call Julie Buxton on 01538 370930 or e-mail her – firstname.lastname@example.org
Web: Visit the website at www.westwoodcollege.coop/facilities/weddings/