Civil Wedding Venue Hire

with catering facilities for a Drinks & Canapé  Reception

(capacity 80 guests) £1,870.00

- for Civil Weddings inside the house, with kitchen facilities included.

 

House Only Venue Hire

with catering facilities for a Seated Meal Reception within the house (capacity 48 guest) £1,800.00

- for daytime meals in the house (no dancing), with kitchen facilities included.

 

Full Venue Hire

Exclusive Venue Hire £4,650.00*

- for events requiring the house & marquee (marquee is additional) in the Garden (daytime only) or on the Island (evening receptions with dancing).

 

Download Tariff & Brochure Here

Help yourself to all the information here! Including Full details of Hire options as well as marquee quotes and general information.

 

Marquees: Get Information & Download Quotes

Help yourself to all the information here! Including Full details of tent & marquee options, as well as marquee quotes and general information.

 

FAQ's

Get your answers here!

 

Catering

As part of your memprable experience, Island Hall is proud to work with to approved caterers who can provide restaurant quality food for you and your guests. Find out more.

 

Discover Our Secret Garden!

Island Hall is well situated on a main & accessible road, close to both the A1/M & A14 motorways as well as Huntingdon Railway Station (on the main North/South line" London to Scotland) but behind us is a true secret garden looking out onto nothing but green as far as the eye can see.

 

Churches Nearby

Island Hall is close to many Chruches. Some accessible by foot or river. Find out which might suit you here.

 

2017 Outdoor Ceremonies!

New for 2017 Island Hall will be able to host Outdoor Civil Wedding Ceremonies. Capacity 80guests due to Cambridgeshire County Council requirements.

 

Civil Wedding Venue Hire

with catering facilities for a Drinks & Canapé  Reception

(capacity 80 guests) £1,870.00

- for Civil Weddings inside the house, with kitchen facilities included.

 

House Only Venue Hire

with catering facilities for a Seated Meal Reception within the house (capacity 48 guest) £1,800.00

- for daytime meals in the house (no dancing), with kitchen facilities included.

 

Full Venue Hire

Exclusive Venue Hire £4,650.00*

- for events requiring the house & marquee (marquee is additional) in the Garden (daytime only) or on the Island (evening receptions with dancing).

 

Download Tariff & Brochure Here

Help yourself to all the information here! Including Full details of Hire options as well as marquee quotes and general information.

 

Marquees: Get Information & Download Quotes

Help yourself to all the information here! Including Full details of tent & marquee options, as well as marquee quotes and general information.

 

FAQ's

Get your answers here!

 

Catering

As part of your memprable experience, Island Hall is proud to work with to approved caterers who can provide restaurant quality food for you and your guests. Find out more.

 

Discover Our Secret Garden!

Island Hall is well situated on a main & accessible road, close to both the A1/M & A14 motorways as well as Huntingdon Railway Station (on the main North/South line" London to Scotland) but behind us is a true secret garden looking out onto nothing but green as far as the eye can see.

 

Churches Nearby

Island Hall is close to many Chruches. Some accessible by foot or river. Find out which might suit you here.

 

2017 Outdoor Ceremonies!

New for 2017 Island Hall will be able to host Outdoor Civil Wedding Ceremonies. Capacity 80guests due to Cambridgeshire County Council requirements.

 

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Island Hall Wedding Venue Cambridge
Weddings at Island Hall
Weddings at Island Hall

FAQ's

 

Do you host 'CONVEYOR BELT' style weddings - back to back?

As we only host a handful of weddings every year you can always be assured that your wedding day will receive the highly personal service it deserves.

 

What's Included in the VENUE HIRE fee?

Venue Hire fees include: Advance and on day supplier and event coordination, access for setup, as well as two fully S.I.A Licensed security guards. Luxury Lavatory unit hire is also included.

 

How much is the DEPOSIT and when is it due?

40% is OF THE VENUE HIRE is required to secure your chosen date. This payable on booking and non refundable.

The Marquee supplier requires a 25% deposit and the caterers differ. Deposits must be paid to secure services and avoid disappointment.

 

When is the BALANCE due?

THE VENUE HIRE balance is due 6 months before your wedding date.

 

Are all your Venue Hire Options EXCLUSIVE USE?

Unless you choose 'Full Venue Hire' we reserve the right to host other weddings on the day. We will endeavour to ensure that there is no overlap (ie: a 'Civil Wedding Hire' in the morning followed by a seperate 'Island Only Hire' wedding reception in the afternoon).

 

Do we require WEDDING INSURANCE?

Yes, as a term of your contract you will need to show your insurance documents.

 

On average how much does WEDDING INSURANCE COST?

From £90-150. We recommend: www.events-insurance.co.uk

 

Can we COLLECT PERSONAL ITEMS the following day, or do we have to take everything with us?

You are able to collect items the following day (10-12pm Sunday).

 

Do we have ACCESS TO DECORATE and bring things onsite the day before the wedding?

Yes, all hire options include hours of access for set up, please see the details of each hire for allocated hours.

Additional hours can be purchased (initial hour charged at £100.00, subsequent hours at £60.00).

 

Is Island Hall is an officially licensed to hold CIVIL WEDDINGS?

Yes, we can offer ceremonies from 10 up to 80 guests, and from 2017 we will be adding our new gazebo to our license.

 

Can we use OUR OWN CATERER?

Unless you require specific cuisine for religious or cultural reasons* Island Hall only works with approved caterers. ALL refreshments must be served by an approved/agreed caterer.

*IF you need to use an unapproved caterer, there is a 5% charge on your final catering bill to cover our coordination and extra administration caused by working with a caterer who does not know the venue.

 

Can we eat EAT IN THE House?

Depending on your requirements we can offer you an intimate wedding breakfast in the house for up to 48 guests, or a marquee on the Island for up to 180. ALL weddings for over 48 seated for a meal require a marquee and that ALL evening receptions with dancing require a marquee. NO MARQUEE WEDDINGS NOVEMBER-MARCH INCLUSIVE.

 

What is a realistic BUDGET PRICE FOR 100 GUESTS - all inclusive?

100 guests = £15,00.00 to £16,500.00 approx. (including, food drink etc)

 

Do we NEED A MARQUEE?

All weddings for over 48 seated for a meal require a marquee and ALL evening receptions with dancing require a marquee. NO MARQUEE WEDDINGS NOVEMBER-MARCH INCLUSIVE.

 

Can we use our OUR OWN MARQUEE SUPPLIER?

Unless you require an unusual (tipi etc) style tent, Island Hall only works with an approved marquee supplier: Fairytale Marquees.

 

IF you need to use an unapproved marquee supplier, there is a 8% charge on your final marquee bill to cover our coordination and extra administration caused by working with a marquee supplier who does not know the venue.

 

What's Included in the MARQUEE QUOTE?

Marquee Quotes include: The structure, delivery, assembly and removal, chairs, tables, cake table, carpet, dance floor, lighting, lining, catering tent (with carpet & trestles) & a coat rail.

 

Can we bring OUR OWN WINE, ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRINKS? & Is there CORKAGE?

Please be aware that if you choose to supply your own alcohol you will need to deliver this directly to your caterer as we do not accept ANY alcohol deliveries OR alcohol left in the marquee over night as it is NOT INSURED and we cannot take responsibility for it.

 

Island Hall Does Not Charge Corkage and so you can choose to bring your own wine, however all bars must finish service by: 20:30 within the house or 23:15 in the marquee.

If you choose to supply your own drinks from the Reception trough to an Evening Bar. Costs to consider are: Wine & Water Waiters as well as chilling, extra glassware and removal of empty bottles. Your caterer can directly supply uniformed wine waiters for your event at approximately £5.50 (incVAT) per guest. This price includes reception drinks, wine with the meal & the evening bar and glassware. Both of our preferred caterers can run a cash or prepaid bar for you, we do not allow external bar companies.


Please be aware that if you choose to supply your own alcohol you will need to deliver this directly to the caterer as we do not accept ANY alcohol deliveries.

 

Can we use an external BAR COMPANY?

Island Hall does not allow external bar companies.

 

What are your MUSIC RESTRICTIONS?

LIVE music cut off is 22:00. DJ or other recorded music cut off is 23:00. The marquee will be fitted with a sound inhibitor set at 52 decibels at our boundary wall - this is a legal requirement and term of our license.

 

What time do GUESTS & SUPPLIERS need to have DEPARTED BY?

Guest departure should begin from 11-11.30pm as ALL guests and suppliers need to have departed by 11.45, so that the property can be secured by midnight.

 

Can we PARK at the property?

Two parking spaces are available to the Couple and two are available for Registrars within our courtyard.

Island Hall is adjacent to the Mill Yard free public car park (PE29 2AQ) and parking in Godmanchester is unrestricted.

Alternatively you can book and pay for additional parking for up to 50 cars (please ask).

 

Can we bring a PHOTOBOOTH onto the Island?

Yes!

 

Can we bring a FIRE PIT?

Yes!

 

Can we have FIREWORKS?

Yes! All fireworks need to be set off by a reputable company carrying the correct insurance and displays need to be completed by 10.30pm

 

Can we STAY at the property?

Unfortunately not.

 

Are ANIMALS welcome?

Animals, from beloved pets to ponies, are welcome as long as they are superivised and accompanied by a 'carrer' to clear up any mess they might leave (as we wouldn't want your guests treading in anything unpleasent!).

 

WE ALLOW FIRE PITS, FIREWORKS AND MUCH MORE IF YOU HAVE A SPECIAL REQUEST PLEASE ASK!

 

 

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