Venue of the Week

We arrange music at fine venues across the UK and beyond. Here are some of our favourites…

Addington Palace, Surrey

Grade II listed Palladian Style Mansion, with royal heritage, set in over 160 acres of beautiful countryside

Two unique wedding venues which can be hired individually or collectively – the Palace itself and the Royal Pavilion

The Palace boasts two licensed ceremony rooms - the magnificent Great Hall and the more intimate Winter Garden

The luxurious, versatile Royal Pavilion is also licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and can host up to 800 guests!

Ideal for this venue: historical musicians, string quartet, world music ensembles, covers band, DJ

www.addington-palace.co.uk

Stunning, family-run country estate of over 2,000 acres, in the heart of Kent - the Garden of England

Hold your ceremony in the hand-crafted oak pavilion, the sumptuous Great Hall or one of the local parish churches

Delightful and romantic private chapel also available for marriage blessings

The luxurious Great Park Marquee usually seats up to 150, but can be extended for up to 500 guests

Ideal for this venue: strolling musicians, string quartet, choir, cover band

www.knowltoncourt.co.uk

Stunning neo-classical mansion, set in 5,000 acres parkland on the East Lothian coast near Edinburgh

Highly exclusive venue, only available for a limited number of wedding receptions each year

Features include the magnificent two-tier Marble Hall, and the main Dining Room and adjoining Octagon Room

For larger weddings a marquee can be added adjacent to the house, with free flow access to the principal rooms throughout the reception

Ideal for this venue: pipe band, choir, pianist, ceilidh band, DJ

www.gosfordhouse.co.uk

A venue with the feel of a Tudor country house relocated to the heart of the City of London – yet built in the 1920s

Exclusive use of the first floor with the stunning Banqueting Hall, perfect for up to 160 guests

Striking architecture with high ceilings, chandeliers, oak panelling and stained glass windows

Great photographic opportunities throughout, from the magnificent staircase and the elegant Hall to the charming Courtyard

Ideal for this venue: historical musicians, string quartet, covers band, DJ

www.ironmongers.org

Grade II listed central London wedding venue in the heart of Westminster

Private and quiet, yet just yards from Parliament Square and the Houses of Parliament

Seven ceremony rooms, from the intimate elegance of the Stephenson Room to the grandeur of the Great Hall

Featured in numerous films including Woman in Gold, Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason and Gandhi.

Ideal for this venue: string quartet, covers band, DJ

www.onegreatgeorgestreet.com

Elegant and spectacular Grade I listed country house set in 190 acres of gardens, yet only 30 miles from London

Former Royal residence of the children of Henry VIII, rebuilt in 1808 in the gothic revival style

Variety of options for civil ceremonies including the magnificent staircase overlooking the Main Hall; the South Terrace, and the Victorian Fernery

Extensive gardens, 190 ensuite bedrooms and onsite parking too

Ideal for this venue: strolling musicians, steel band, covers band, DJ

www.ashridgehouse.org.uk

The UK’s first country club - 5-star luxury, set within 300 acres of ‘Capability Brown’ grounds

Ultimate flexibility, with eight beautiful ceremony rooms to choose from

Stay in the Pennsylvania Suite, The Sunday Times’ “Most Romantic Hotel Room in the UK”

Magnificent, high-ceilinged Ballroom for receptions, with open fire and ornate cornicing

Ideal for this venue: string quartet, harpist, DJ, cover band, jazz band

www.stokepark.com

One of London’s most historic venues, dating from 1562

Quiet and secluded, yet just moments from Fleet Street, the Embankment and the Thames

Wide choice of ceremony rooms from the elegant intimacy of the Prince's Room to the majestic splendour of the Hall

Beautiful gardens, perfect for a summer reception

Ideal for this venue: strolling musicians, trad jazz band, string quartet, covers band

www.middletemplevenue.org.uk

Georgian masterpiece with extensive gardens and parkland

Exclusive use venue, so it feels like home for you and your guests

The riverside garden marquee has panoramic windows with beautiful views

Suits celebrations of any size from 60 to 200 guests

Ideal for this venue: string quartet, cover band, jazz trio, DJ

www.ardingtonhouse.com

Elegant Grade II mansion set in the heart of London’s Mayfair

Grand marble staircase, beautiful interiors and flexible room layouts

The Churchill Room is licensed for civil weddings and makes a wonderful evening ballroom too

The stunning outdoor courtyard, with fountain, is perfect for open-air receptions

Ideal for this venue: pianist, DJ, jazz band, string quartet

www.dartmouthhouse.co.uk

Prestigious Grade II listed venue with stunning views of the Thames and London Eye

Ornate sculptured ceilings, a grand marble staircase and glittering chandeliers

Four civil ceremony rooms, from intimate spaces to the magnificent Gladstone Library

Several weddings packages available, plus the option for “dry hire”

Ideal for this venue: jazz band, cover band, string quartet, harpist

www.guoman.com/en/london/the-royal-horseguards/meetings-and-events.html

One of London’s last great houses, designed by Robert Adam in the 1760s

Available for ceremonies all year, and receptions too from April-October

Stunning Great Conservatory, ideal for DJs (max 6-piece bands also permitted)

Acoustic music permitted in the house itself

Ideal for this venue: guitarist, string quartet, jazz trio, DJ

www.syonpark.co.uk

Vogue’s “Dream Wedding Venue” & Brides Magazine’s No.1 venue in Bucks

Stunning Georgian house in over 100 acres of parkland (plus picturesque medieval church)

“Blank canvas” venue, for creating your dream luxury country house wedding

Flexible spaces, catering for anything from 60 to 150 guests

Ideal for this venue: cover band, jazz trio, string quartet, choir

www.hedsor.com

Versatile venue in the heart of Mayfair

18th century grandeur meets stylish Art Deco

The Ballroom is ideal for bands and DJs, for anything up to 150 guests

5 event rooms are available, each with its own individual style

Ideal for this venue: cover band, DJ, pianist, jazz band, string quartet

www.lansdowneclub.com

Multi-award-winning Scottish venue, for weddings of all sizes

Grade A listed Georgian Mansion set in beautiful grounds

Impressive Ballroom - perfect for evening parties

Pianos available in both the Orangery and the Long Gallery

Ideal for this venue: pianist, cover/ceilidh band, string quartet, harpist, DJ

www.balbirnie.co.uk

Beautiful, authentic, medieval Manor House

Perfect for a quintessentially English wedding

The Baron’s Hall is magnificent for larger weddings (up to 200 guests)

More intimate rooms are available to suit weddings of all sizes

Ideal for this venue: harpist, cover band, string quartet, DJ

www.penshurstplace.com