Friday, September 24

Wedding venues

- February 7, 2012

Chichester Cathedral

If you are looking for a venue with elegance, character and ambience, set within a unique location – then Chichester Cathedral has a choice of venues to suit any occasion.

At Chichester Cathedral they fully understand the need for careful co-ordination and attention to detail. You can be confident that every aspect of your reception will be taken care of by the professional team, leaving you free to enjoy every moment of your special day.

They have a variety of facilities available for hire depending on your preference and the size of reception you are planning. From the historic ambience of the medieval Vicars’ Hall to the elegant tranquility of George Bell House, there is something to suit every wedding.

Alternatively, if you prefer a marquee reception, there are two delightful locations to choose from within the Cathedral precincts: the secluded, walled garden of George Bell House, which can accommodate 120 for a seated wedding breakfast, and the Royal Chantry garden with its wonderful views of the Cathedral for more intimate receptions of up to 80 guests.

The menus are designed to offer you a range of choices throughout the seasons, or if you prefer, they will tailor-make menus to suit both your preferences and budget. If you are looking for a venue with a difference, then please contact Chichester Cathedral. They will be delighted to help you create your perfect day.

Chichester Cathedral, Cathedral Cloisters, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1PX, 01243 813586,

The American Express Community Stadium

It’s not just for football! The American Express Community Stadium provides a modern, luxurious venue for a wonderful wedding day. It nestles beautifully in the Sussex Downs providing the perfect backdrop to your special day.

For your wedding ceremony and reception the stunning West Stand plays host to eight luxury lounges which can accommodate 5 to 450 guests. The wedding team will assist you with your planning and arrangements, as well as ensuring the smooth running of your wedding day. They will work closely with you on every detail from the time you book until you are exchanging your vows, ensuring you and your guests have a stress free, enjoyable wedding.

As first class caterers, The Amex Stadium offers four inclusive packages or the flexibility to create a bespoke package for your wedding breakfast, offering you the wedding day you have always dreamed of. The team of top chefs will bring a wealth of experience to your wedding day catering inspiring you with ideas and exceeding your culinary expectations.

For further information or to arrange a tour of the wonderful facilities please call 01273 878272 or email
The American Express Community Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, BN1 9BL, 01273 878272,,

Newick Park Hotel

Newick Park Hotel is a unique and gracious setting for any occasion. The elegance and style of the house and lawns provide the perfect backdrop to your special day, while the warmth and discreet professionalism of their staff ensure that everything goes smoothly from the moment you arrive.

Wedding ceremonies can take place both inside the house and outside on the terrace. Newick Park is one of the very few venues in Sussex that can offer you a ceremony in the open air, where you and your partner will stand with the backdrop of their beautiful loggia, overlooking the lake and the South Downs.

Their team of award-winning chefs will provide fabulous food for your party and the head chef is more than happy to listen to your suggestions to help create a unique occasion for you. You are entirely free to use the florist, photographer and cake maker of your choice, but they are able to help put you in touch with excellent local services if you wish. The hotel staff will be there for every minute of your day to ensure everything is run exactly as you want it to be.

Newick Park Hotel, Nr Church Rd Newick, Lewes, BN8 4SB, 01825 723633,

Circa Events

Their commitment at Circa Events is simply to create fantastic food menus for all types of events. They have built a strong reputation as one of the most creative and exciting catering brands in Sussex. Circa Events aims to delight customers with innovative food that is uniquely styled and presented. They also bring years of expertise to your wedding venue.

With two exclusive venues, Northease Manor and Laughton Barns, Circa Events are able to offer their clients a complete wedding package. Both venues are licensed for civil ceremonies and their experienced wedding co-ordinators can help you plan your special day with precision.

Circa Events, Please call Marc or Sarah on 01273 694111 or email,

Due South Catering

Due South Catering has evolved from the award-winning Due South restaurant sited on Brighton Beach, which is renowned for its modern British cuisine and green credentials. Echoing the devotion to the restaurant’s values, Due South Catering only sources the very best in local, seasonal organic and free-range produce from small scale farmers and artisan producers.

Their fully bespoke, outside catering service enables them to work with you to get a clear understanding of your ideas and expectations and then find the perfect package for your wedding day. Due South Catering: a modern approach to wedding food and design.

Due South Catering, 01273 821218,

Unity Talent

Unity Talent have established themselves as the wedding DJs of choice in Brighton and Hove. Their outstanding service and attention to detail has consistently ensured their clients’ wedding receptions have been a huge success.

Here’s some testimonial from previous clients; more can be found on their website
“Cat and I would like to thank you for your personal approach to our wedding. We loved the fact that you listened to our requests for the music we wanted and loved every song that was played. You were very professional and easy to talk to both before and during the big day. You helped make our perfect day one to remember forever. Thank you Paul.” – Luke & Cat Cain-Williams, The Shelleys Hotel, Lewes

“I was very impressed with Unity Talent from start to finish and wholeheartedly recommend them. I was really pleased with the service I received. They put a playlist together completely tailored to our needs and satisfied all our music requirements. On the night the DJ set went down a storm with our guests and we had so much feedback saying how excellent the music was. The dance floor was full the whole night from the first to the last record!

“I will be hiring Unity Talent again for my 40th next year! Thanks again, Paul, you were a big ingredient in making the night the success it was and we really appreciated it.” – Andy S, Roedean, Brighton.

Unity Talent. Contact Paul for more information on 07910 583 211 or email

The Hove Kitchen

At The Hove Kitchen they love a good wedding and would love to put the sparkle into yours. With enough room for 150 guests and a fully stocked bar, this is the perfect venue to eat, drink and dance after your nuptials.

Their in-house wedding co-ordinators are on hand to listen to your dreams for your day and bring them to life. Their aim is to provide you with a day filled with personal touches. The Hove Kitchen caters for all budgets and will even work with you to create a bespoke menu according to your needs. They can provide flowers, cakes, photographer, entertainment and even take care of the invites and favours.

Please call The Hove Kitchen today to arrange a chat over a glass of fizz.

The Hove Kitchen, 102-105 Western Road, Hove, BN3 1FA, 01273 725495,

The Bandstand

Beautiful and truly majestic, The Bandstand venue stands like a statue on Brighton’s vibrant seafront offering unrivalled views over the sea. Grade II Listed, the ornate architecture is magnificently detailed offering the perfect choice for couples wanting an elegant beachside experience in the most elegant of settings. There really is no other venue quite like this. To match The Bandstand’s unique and unrivalled setting, they are proud to offer La Fourchette’s outstanding hospitality.

Whatever your theme or budget they can offer a comprehensive service from dressing the venue to devising your menu in conjunction with top-class chefs. From traditional seaside fare and canapés and champagne on The Bandstand, to a la carte at their nearby restaurants, Brasserie Pascal or La Tipaza Tapas Bar, they are here to help make your perfect day perfectly special!

The Bandstand, Kings Road Arches, Brighton, BN1 2LN, 01273 292712. To make initial enquiries please contact copying

Latest Musicbar

These are just a few of hundreds of thank you letters from the many guests who have had their wedding party hosted at the Latest Musicbar. See to read more. The team at Latest Musicbar pay a great deal of care and attention into ensuring each and every party is the best it can be and tailored to how you would like it. The costs are very affordable and are tailored to suit every budget and requirement. Whether it’s specially themed, beautifully understated, extravagantly decorated, or a rock and roll wedding, they can deliver all the elements to make it a great success, from the entertainment and ambience, to the catering, the flowers and the greeting drinks. Come and speak with Jenni or Ruth to discuss your ideal wedding or civil partnership party. Ring 01273 687171 or email

“Dear Latest Musicbar,
We just wanted to thank you all for all that you did to make our wedding reception and party such a success. We had a superb time and we believe our guests did too!
Many people commented on how great the venue was, how delicious the food was, and how delightful your staff were. We heartily agree and thank you all so much! All of the team were very friendly, helpful and so positive during the planning, and James the bar manager and his team were fantastic on the day. The place looked lovely (including the flowers in the ladies’ loo!) and I was so impressed that James hardly batted an eyelid when I asked about the pizza for the two 11 year olds and went and sorted it out there and then!
Having such friendly staff who also know what they are doing and have a can-do attitude made such a difference to ours and our guests’ experience of our very special day, so again a big, big thank you!
Kindest regards,
Sarah-Jane and Mike”

“Dear Latest Musicbar,
We just wanted to say thanks to you and your brilliant staff for all your help in making our wedding reception a wonderful and unforgettable night. The venue was perfect for our party, and our friends are still talking about what a great time they had!
Many thanks once again,
Claire and Tony X”

“Dear Latest Musicbar,
My wife and I had such an amazing reception at the Latest Musicbar, the help we had organising the event, the food cooked in-house, the staff (with great character) and most noticeably the value of the entire day and night. We, and all our friends who attended, had such an amazing night that the reception will go down as one of the parties of our lives. Finding the Latest Musicbar was a godsend, all our guests and ourselves will be remembering the venue and recommending it to anyone who needs a location for a great party in Brighton.
Once again, thank you 
Sam & Louise”

Latest Musicbar, 14–17 Manchester Street, Brighton, BN2 1TF, 01273 687171,

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  1. Awesome wedding themes, venues and pics. I love it all, the bride look so great in her stunning wedding gown. Thanks for sharing !

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