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How do I find out more?
Please contact Hannah and the events team, by either telephone or email, they would be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail.

How can I arrange a visit?
Hengrave Hall is a privately owned venue and it is not open to the public. Viewing is therefore arranged by appointment only. Please contact the events office for more information.

What are the catering arrangements at Hengrave Hall and can I bring my own caterer?
We have an exclusive partnership with Milsom Catering who cater for all events at Hengrave Hall. Milsom Catering have been selected for their quality and excellent service which perfectly reflects the venue.

Do you allow a corkage arrangement at Hengrave Hall?
Milsom Catering can provide a extensive selection of wines to suit all tastes and budgets and we will always try to accommodate any specific requests. Although we do not allow corkage we can provide pay bar facilities if required.

Can I get married in the Church?
This will depend on your Christian denomination. We are able to hold Roman Catholic, Methodist, Baptist or United Reform marriages in the Church provided that you fulfil the necessary religious requirements. Please note that the Bury St Edmunds Registrar is also required to be present at these church marriage services.

We are unable to hold Church of England weddings in the Church however we can accommodate wedding blessings and these are usually preceded by a civil ceremony in the Hall, earlier on the same day.

If you would like to have a Church of England wedding, we can recommend a number of beautiful Churches located nearby.

You will find all the contact details of the Clergy (click through) and Bury St Edmunds Registrars under our Recommended Suppliers Page.

My fiancé and I can’t decide whether to have a civil ceremony or a church wedding, what should we do?
Why not have both – well almost! You could have a civil ceremony in the Hall and then ask your guests to join you in the Church for the blessing of your marriage.

When should I contract the registrar/clergy?
We strongly recommend that you contact the registrar/clergy at the same time as you book your venue to confirm their availability and specific requirements.

Do you have accommodation available at Hengrave Hall?
We have twenty seven magnificent bedrooms at Hengrave Hall, which are only available to those attending a function at Hengrave Hall. It is the sole responsibility of the couple to arrange the accommodation, collect payment and make the reservations, this gives you full control over the venue. Additional accommodation is available for guests at nearby Golf and Country Spa Hotel, All Saints – just 5 minute from Hengrave Hall.

What lighting does Hengrave Hall provide during the evening for our wedding?
Within the banqueting hall (dance floor) the only lighting is the wall lights as you see, we highly recommend that you ensure you evening entertainment bring their own or alternatively hire this from Dreamwave Events. In the Courtyard and West Terrace Hengrave put small white lanterns (with tea light) on to all the outside tables (Weather permitting) and the house is washed in light. To enhance this further Dreamwave Events can offer festoon lighting in the courtyard and shepherd crooks with hanging lights in on the West Terrace, all which enhance the beautiful architecture of Hengrave.

For more information please visit www.dreamwavelighting.co.uk

01206 255 333  –  info@dreamwaveevents.co.uk

Can you recommend any local taxi companies?
Yes! Please see below a selection of local taxi firms. We recommend you make your transport arrangements in advance of your day at Hengrave Hall.
To see our google map and full address, please click here.

Bury Taxis 01284 752 260
A1 Cars 01284 766 777
Crown Cars 01284 747 333
Premier Cars 01284 704 004
Getaway Cars 01284 701 999

Do you allow fireworks and Chinese lanterns?
We do allow fireworks provided that they are provided by Fully Fused Fireworks one of our recommended suppliers. As Hengrave Hall is grade 1 listed and due to the proximity of thatched properties locally unfortunately we are unable to allow the use of Chinese lanterns.

Do you allow candles?
Candles are permitted in the Church and in the gardens (provided that this is discussed at an early stage) however unfortunately we are unable to allow naked flames inside Hengrave Hall itself. The use of electric LED tea lights is permitted inside and these do look fantastic.

How much are weddings at Hengrave Hall?
We charge for the exclusive hire of Hengrave, with prices starting from £4,000.00 + VAT and the price varies depending on the day of the week and time of the year. All weddings here at Hengrave Hall are looked after by Milsoms Catering whom provide full Event Management, all your food and drink requirements along with looking after your guests throughout. Please see (link to Milsoms Catering page) for further information or click here to make an enquiry where we will be delighted to provide you with further pricing and information on both the venue and catering.

I am attending a wedding next year, can I book a room?
All of our couples have the opportunity to make use of our twenty seven magnificent bedrooms, and it is the responsibility of the couple to book these and liaise with their guests. Hengrave Hall are unable to take bookings direct from guests as such we would ask you to speak with the couple directly. For guests attending weddings at Hengrave, we recommend you stay at the nearby Golf and Country Spa Hotel, All Saints – just 5 minute from Hengrave Hall.
Please speak to a member of the Events Team to find out more.

What time does the bar close?
Our license is 11.30pm for both the bar and music which come to a close at this time, we kindly ask that carriages for non-residents are arranged for midnight.

Will there be another wedding taking place on our wedding day?
Hengrave Hall is an exclusive venue, therefore we would not have another function taking place on your wedding day.

What is your capacity?
We are able to hold up to 140 guests for a ceremony in both the main house and Church  (120 seated in the church with 20 standing). We are also able to cater for up to 140 guests seated for the wedding breakfast (subject to table layouts). In the evening for the party however we are able to cater for up to 250 people! Please note if your numbers are around or over 140 and children are included we are more than happy to feed the children in a separate reception room. We would also ask that children are accompanied by an adult, or alternatively we highly recommend the use of ‘Safe & Sound’ creche.