Weddings

Compton Verney is a truly romantic location for the wedding day of your dreams. It offers a setting of unrivaled elegance for your special day, an art gallery in a Grade I Georgian mansion surrounded by stunning parklands and lake.

 

The galleries and exquisite Adam Hall offer beautiful locations for civil ceremonies, with our recently restored chapel available for blessings. Our award-winning team will help create your perfect celebration, be it an intimate gathering or a grand event. We specialise in a bespoke service, with locations and dining tailored to you and your guests.

See our wedding brochure for a glimpse of what you could enjoy, with more details below.

Contact the Events Team events@comptonverney.org.uk, call 01926 645 523 or via our online enquiry form

Download our Wedding Brochure

 

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What is included in the Compton Verney venue hire

  • The hire of the Adam Hall & Old Servants Hall from 8am until midnight
  • The hire of the ground floor galleries during the drinks reception (in the event of bad weather)
  • Full event organisation from the day of booking to the big day itself
  • Tables, chairs, cutlery, crockery, glassware and white linen equivalent to a three course meal
  • An easel to display your table plan
  • Stands for table names or numbers
  • A round or square cake stand and knife
  • Licensed bar facility after dinner
  • Use of our 120 acres of parklands and ground floor galleries for photographs

What time do we have access to the room from and until?

Access to the room can be guaranteed from 8am on the day of the wedding. Should the room be available the day before, the team will contact closer to the event date to confirm.

You are welcome to drop items off the day prior to the wedding and the team will store and arrange these for you on the day as per your instructions.

Will the ceremony and the wedding breakfast take place in the same room?

 

This will be dependent on your numbers and chosen ceremony room. Usually ceremonies and receptions take place in the Adam Hall, but we allow plenty of time for your drinks reception to make sure the room is set up perfectly for you.

The Maximum for ceremonies is 100; who does this include?

It is important to note that whilst our maximum capacity for ceremonies is 100, this number needs to include the Bride and Groom, 2 registrars and a member of staff from Compton Verney along with any relevant suppliers such as a photographer.

For larger weddings, we can accommodate a marquee onsite for up to 300 people.

Can we hold a civil ceremony only?

Absolutely; we are delighted to share any aspect of your big day with you.

Please be advised that a venue charge is still applicable.

How can we use the Chapel?

Our chapel is the perfect location for a religious wedding blessing or humanist ceremony. You are also able to have photos taken within the building.

Legal ceremonies may not take place at this time. The closest churches to Compton Verney are St. Peters Church in Kineton and St Mary & St Margaret’s in Combrook.

May we throw confetti?

Yes, but only on the grass and natural or biodegradable varieties only.

Where is the nearest accomodation?

We have three hotels within a 7 mile radius:

Mallory Court – 01926 330214

Mercure Walton Hall & Hotel – 01789 842424

Ettington Chase – 01789 740000

For more information about pre-agreed rates, please contact the Compton Verney events team.

Can guests leave their cars in the car park overnight?

Yes, however we ask that all vehicles are collected by 10am the following morning. We strongly advise pre-booking any taxis you may require.

Can we bring in our own caterer or alcohol?

Our in house caterer, Amadeus, is responsible for the provision of food and beverage across the venue. In very rare circumstances, it may be possible to provide your own food however this will incur additional charges and no access would be granted to the Compton Verney kitchen or its equipment.

Corkage is available from £18.00 per bottle of wine. For a complete corkage list, please speak to the team.

Can we have candles?

There are some restrictions on candles; however it is possible to use them within the Adam Hall providing they are within enclosed candle holders and with advance notice.

Who decorates our tables?

If you aren’t using the same room for your ceremony & wedding breakfast then you are welcome to decorate your tables as long as the room is accessible. However our event team are more than happy to do this within reason.

Will we have exclusive use of Compton Verney?

Compton Verney is an art gallery open to the public Tuesday – Sunday 11am -5pm. However, the spaces hired for wedding are exclusively yours, and outside of opening hours and between mid-December – Mid March the venue is exclusively yours. We do not however offer more than one wedding on any one day.

What documents do my suppliers need to provide?

It is your responsibility to check that all contractors / suppliers have Public Liability Insurance, all electrical equipment over 12 months old is PAT tested and suppliers comply with current Health and Safety regulation. Please note, that fabrication of the venue and its fixtures cannot be damaged in any way, moved or relocated.

Do you cater for children?

Yes- Our caterer has put together a child friendly menu for all little guests under the age of 12.

Guests over the age of 12 will be charged at the full adult price for food.

Can I have fireworks?

Fireworks are permitted with a minimum of four weeks’ notice.

Please note, we do not allow the releasing of sky lanterns or balloons onsite.

 

Is there disabled access?

Yes. We have disabled access throughout the venue and grounds.

 

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs are not normally allowed onsite unless they are working Assistant Dogs. If you want your furry friend to be a part of your photographs, we will do our best to work with you to make this happen.

Do you hold open days?

Yes- Please contact the team for details of our next Open Day and to book your appointment.

What if we need to cancel?

Our terms & conditions will be sent out upon confirmation which states our cancellation policy. We strongly advise couples to take out an insurance policy to cover unforeseen cancellations.

Where do we go for more information?

Visit www.comptonverney.org.uk for more information and a download of our wedding brochure and view photos of the beautiful Compton Verney. Alternatively, you can email or call the Events team directly at events@comptonverney.org.uk or 01926 645523

 

 

 

 


Our caterers are happy to design menus with you, drawing on a wealth of experience and proven skills using the finest ingredients to create delicious food.

They offer a great choice of inspirational menus which can be tailored to your taste. Once you have booked your wedding you will be offered a complimentary menu tasting for up to four people.  This is a great opportunity to sample your favourite dishes from the menus.

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Wedding Breakfast - Frank Wood Photography

80 daytime and 100 evening guests

Based on the following

  • A choice of locations for your wedding ceremony
  • 2 glasses of prosecco per person for your drinks reception
  • 3 canapes per person
  • Use of the 120 acres of parkland and ground floor galleries for photographs
  • Exclusivity of the Adam Hall for your wedding breakfast and evening reception
  • Three course Wedding Breakfast with tea and coffee
  • ½ bottle house wine per person served with your wedding breakfast
  • A glass of prosecco for your toasts
  • Evening buffet
  • Disco and dance floor until midnight
  • Complimentary menu tasting for up to two people
  • Dedicated award winning Event Manager
  • Complimentary 12 month membership to Compton Verney valid from the date of your wedding

Total cost £12,150

Price is based on a peak season date in 2018 with the wedding ceremony being held at Compton Verney.
Reduced rates are available for midweek & low season dates.

100 daytime and 150 evening guests

To share a similar special day with more friends, family and loved ones.

Total cost £14,200


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Lisa Nicholls

EVENT SALES MANAGER

 



 

Anona van Lawick

EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR