Try to have a good idea of a theme before you start searching for your wedding venue. If you see yourself getting married under the sun with the sound of sea waves crashing nearby; but you want a traditional manor house, then it is clear that you need to get back to the drawing board. Think about the colour scheme and the amount of people that you would like at your wedding. If you still do not have a theme in mind, it is worth contacting a few venues’ wedding planning teams to see what they would be able to offer you. Manchester Hall has a dedicated wedding team that will help you plan all aspects of your perfect day.
It is extremely important to have a strict budget for your venue, if you spend more than you mean to, it can have debilitating effects on other aspects of your wedding. Budgeting is also a good way to narrow down venues and make your search easier. Make sure that you have drafted your budget for the entire cost of the wedding; you do not want to book your venue only to find out that you do not have enough left to pay the caterers!
Picking a location for the wedding also brings along other important factors as it can have an impact on the theme; If you want a rustic type wedding, it could be worth looking at venues outside of the city in more open areas. Also the amount of guests that you have invited needs to be considered, be sure to check that your venue has the capacity to house all of your guests and that they will be able to travel to the location. City venues are great to consider as it often means that your guests will have easy access to your wedding and there are less things to worry about such as travel costs. Manchester Hall is an iconic venue situated in the heart of the city centre and which offers a variety of newly refurbished function rooms to cater to events and weddings.
Take in all details:
Being prepared is possibly the most important part of picking a venue. Bring a notepad and ask questions such as ‘are you allowed to bring in an external caterer?’ or ‘are you able to sleep at the venue?’ Details like these can often be forgotten and then you are left in a tricky situation after paying a hefty deposit. Take photo’s of all of the rooms and do not be afraid to go overboard, ask anything and everything that comes to mind. Remember this is your day!
Manchester Hall has a dedicated wedding team to help you create the wedding of your dreams. Contact us today at: Info@manchesterhall.co.uk