Weddings

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The Granary is an approved venue for civil ceremonies and our first floor function room, The Barratt Room, can accommodate up to 80 guests for a ceremony, 70 guests for a formal seated meal or 100 guests (mixed occupancy).

DSC_3230 - Katie Drouet PhotographyWe are situated in beautiful surroundings next to the River Stour and are able to offer our boats as part of any chosen wedding package (Spring to October).

Our packages include a fully staffed, stocked and licensed pay bar (excluding The Granary Civil Wedding Ceremony) and drinks can only be provided through our approved contractor (details below). The River Stour Trust holds a premises licence for the Granary and in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003 all beers, wines, spirits, ciders and soft drinks dispensed must be supplied by or through the River Stour Trust or our designated contractor who oversee management of the bar and provision of drinks. More information about the bar is provided below. Alongside the hire charge, a refundable breakage deposit of £250.00 is also payable one calendar month prior to the booking.

An additional charge applies for the Registrar to perform the ceremony. Should you wish to hold your ceremony with us then please make sure that you also contact the Registry Office to discuss their charges, requirements and availability on the date you have chosen.

Sudbury Registration Office
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday* & Friday, 9.30am to 4pm
*Closed until 11.00am on the third Wednesday of every month
Address: The Town Hall, Old Market Place, Sudbury, CO10 1TL
Tel: 0345 607 2080
Email: sudbury.registrars@suffolk.gov.uk

2017 Wedding Hire Charges

  • £1240.00 – The Rosette Wedding (Civil Wedding Ceremony & Reception with River Cruise)
  • £1120.00 – The Barratt Wedding (Civil Wedding Ceremony & Reception without a boat)
  • £930.00 – The Granary Reception (Wedding Breakfast and/or Evening Reception)
  • £470.00 – The Granary Civil Wedding* (Civil Marriage Ceremony or Civil Partnership)

2018 Wedding Hire Charges

  • £1490.00 – The Rosette Wedding (Civil Wedding Ceremony & Reception with River Cruise)
  • £1340.00 – The Barratt Wedding (Civil Wedding Ceremony & Reception without a boat)
  • £1120.00 – The Granary Reception (Wedding Breakfast and/or Evening Reception)
  • £560.00 – The Granary Civil Wedding* (Civil Marriage Ceremony or Civil Partnership)

Wedding packages are inclusive of:

  • Access to The Granary throughout the whole day (exclusions apply- see below)
  • Access the day before for 3 hours (by arrangement)
  • Access the following morning (by arrangement)
  • Tables and chairs (set up before and cleared away after your event)
  • Use of our basic kitchen facilities
  • A staffed, stocked and licensed pay bar (exclusions apply- see below)
  • The Rosette Wedding Package also includes crewed boat/s (more information – see below)

Exclusions:

  • The Granary Civil Wedding Package requires the premises to be vacated 2 hours after the ceremony.
  • The Granary Civil Wedding Package does not include bar service/provision of drinks for which an additional £100.00 charge applies.

More Information:

  • The Rosette Wedding Package is inclusive of a crewed boat for 2 consecutive hours
  • Additional hours and/or boat/s can be arranged for any chosen wedding package
  • The Registrar will charge a fee to perform the ceremony (see contact details above)
  • Please refer to our full list of services and facilities which may apply to your booking (click here)

Drinks / Bar Service

The River Stour Trust holds a premises license for the Granary and in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003 all beers, wines, spirits, ciders and soft drinks dispensed there must be supplied by or through the River Stour Trust or our approved contractor.

No alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks can be brought onto the premises that has not been purchased through the River Stour Trust or our designated contractor. If any drinks are found on the premises, including in cars in the car park, your entire deposit will be forfeited. Please make your guests aware of this policy.

Other Services

You are welcome to choose your own suppliers for catering, decorating, entertainment, etc and we can recommend suppliers familiar with our venue.

We are able to offer our boats as part of any chosen wedding package (Spring to October). Please contact us for more details about our boats.


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