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Northampton Guildhall

Wedding ceremonies and receptions at the Guildhall

Wedding ceremonies

We cater for wedding parties of all sizes. From the Great Hall, licensed to hold up to 220 guests for a wedding ceremony, to smaller rooms catering for intimate ceremonies. The Guildhall can ensure that all of your needs for your special day are catered for.

Please contact our dedicated wedding team for more information on 01604 838400 or by email at [email protected].

The Great Hall - max capacity 220£957.00
The Court Room - max capacity 90£640.00
The Council Chamber - max capacity 50£640.00 *
The Holding Room - max capacity 24£513.00 **

* Due to the orientation of the room the following items are not available to use - red carpet, chair covers and sashes and the star cloth.
** Due to the orientation of the room the following items are not available to use - star cloth and PA system for your music

Prices include:

  • Red carpet
  • Chair covers and sashes (a range of colours are available)
  • Star cloth
  • PA system for your music
  • Up lighting
  • Alcove lighting (Great Hall only)
  • Arch lighting (Court Room only)
  • Ceremony table flowers
  • Parking permit for your wedding car
  • Dedicated service from our professional team

Prices are applicable for all ceremonies held Monday to Saturday and are based on a four hour room hire, to allow for room set up and breakdown. On Sundays and Bank Holidays all rates are doubled.

You'll receive a personal service with the Guildhall's wedding team who are there to make sure your day runs smoothly without you having to worry about a thing.

Download our wedding brochure.

Registrar fees

Registrars have a separate fee for performing ceremonies at licensed venues.

Special offer

Receive a 10% discount if you book both your ceremony and reception with us.

The ceremony room

Marriages in the ceremony room are managed independently by the Northamptonshire Registration Service.

Wedding receptions

Price list

Prices are applicable to all receptions held Monday to Saturday and based on a twelve hour hire, to allow plenty of time for room set up and breakdown.

For Sunday and Bank Holiday bookings all rates are doubled.

Reception package prices

Spencer Package - Great Hall, Court Room & the Courtyard*£2425.50
Jeffery Package - Great Hall & Courtyard*£1725.15
Tilley Package - Court Room *£1212.75
Godwin Package *£585.00

* Restrictions may apply, contact Guildhall Office for more details.

Spaces are available for drinks receptions and charged by the hourly rate, contact the Guildhall Office for further details, email [email protected] or call 01604 838400.

Last updated 09 August 2023