Small Wedding Venues for Hire in Manchester

Small Wedding Venues for Hire in Manchester

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Top Small Wedding Venues in Manchester

The popularity of small wedding venues in Manchester has been increasing lately. More and more people decide to celebrate their special day surrounded by only their closest friends and relatives to make their day even more special. It's the perfect choice for couples who want to keep things simple and intimate without spending too much money on the big day. Here at Tagvenue, we know where to look for gorgeous small wedding venues in Manchester. Browse our collection and see how easy, fast and cheap it is to find the perfect space for your wedding celebration with us!

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Small Wedding Venues Hire Guide

What to consider when looking for a small wedding venue in Manchester:

  • The location. Most sought-after small wedding venues in Manchester are located in the city centre. No matter if you’re after something central or on the outskirts, make sure to check the venue’s transport links and, most importantly, parking space.
  • The venue licenses. Planning to host both the ceremony and the reception in one venue? Make sure the space you’ve chosen has a wedding license. If you want to party until the sun rises, it’s better if you ask about the wedding venue’s alcohol policy and whether you can apply for a Temporary Event Notice or not.
  • The style of the venue. Are you after an alternative warehouse space in the Northern Quarter (industrial weddings are a hot trend right now!), something funky and quirky in the Gay Village or on the contrary, a posh and elegant space in Spinningfields? Whatever it is you’re looking for, with Tagvenue you’re sure to find a small wedding venue that meets your expectations.

The most popular small wedding venue types in Manchester include:

  • Pubs. A great pick for an intimate wedding reception in a less formal setting. Many pubs in Manchester make fantastic small wedding venues, as they often boast unique interiors and mouth-watering food menus. Oh, and who doesn’t love celebrating special moments over a nice cold pint?
  • Private dining rooms. Calling all foodies! If celebrating your wedding with an exceptional feast is what you’re dreaming of, hiring an exclusive dining space in one of Manchester’s restaurants sounds like a perfect option for you. Private dining rooms vary in size – many of them work wonderfully as small wedding venues.
  • Unusual venues. In a city as creative as Manchester, the choices are endless! From vintage cinemas to post-industrial spaces, try thinking outside the box. Sometimes places that you’d never think of turn out to be outstanding small wedding venues.

FAQs about Small Wedding Venues in Manchester

How much does it cost to hire a small wedding venue in Manchester?

The average hire fee of a small wedding venue in Manchester is between £500-£1,000 per session. However, this figure is only approximate and can vary depending on many factors such as location and the number of guests. For example, if your wedding venue is located in the heart of Manchester, then you can expect to pay at least £1,000+ per session. The number of guests at your wedding is also a factor, as venues often provide per-person wedding packages with an average price of around £20-£50 per guest. Some venues operate on a minimum spend with prices between £250-£750 per session. (All data from Tagvenue.)

Where can I find small wedding venues in Manchester?

When you're looking for small wedding venues in Manchester, start in the city centre. The Piccadilly district is home to some of the most beautiful banqueting halls and function rooms and is a great choice for a chic and classy wedding. Most of them are located across Princess Street and around the corner on Whitworth Street which is packed with glamorous buildings and stylish restaurants. If you're looking for a more traditional wedding, then head over to Cheadle. This historic district is home to a number of beautiful churches and gorgeous gardens and estates that will make the perfect backdrop for your big day. There are plenty of options on offer here, from quaint private dining and function rooms in Bruntwood Park to halls in elegant hotels near East Didsbury. If you're looking for something a little more unique and quirky, head to the Northern Quarter. This area is home to a number of contemporary venues like art galleries and flexible studios that are perfect for those who want an alternative wedding. Choose from a romantic restaurant, a cafe or a quirky bar on offer.

How early should I book a small wedding venue in Manchester?

Don't wait to book your small wedding venue in Manchester until the last minute! We recommend booking your venue at least 9-12 months in advance to ensure that you can get your preferred date. If you book the venue too late in the planning process, you're going to have a harder time finding exactly what you want.

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