Is there parking available on site?

We are able to reserve parking spaces for disabled guests. We have limited pay and display parking available on site for wedding guests.

Is the venue wheelchair accessible?

Yes the venue is fully wheelchair accessible. Disabled parking is available around the Great Hall, with lift access to the Auditoirum.

Will our wedding be the only one taking place on the day

Yes there will be no other weddings taking place within the Great Hall.

Can a Master of Ceremonies be provided

We suggest you appoint the chief usher to carry out master of ceremony duties or alternatively your caterer will be happy to provide a member of staff to perform this role.  Our duty manager is principally there for your safety and not to perform other duties such as this.

Where can we have photographs taken?

Photographs are permitted in the Sir Stanley Clarke Auditorium and on our private beach area (at own risk). 

Who will provide my catering?

Our highly skilled team of catering professionals will provide your catering. We require a starter, main and dessert option, with a  vegetarian option.

Can I supply my own catering?

No. we require our in-house caterers to be used to comply with the necessary health, safety and insurance regulations.

Can I supply my own drinks?

We do not offer a corkage option.

Can I have a cash bar?

We have a cash bar onsite.

Can you supply additional items such as table linen, chair covers, cake stand and highchairs?

We will supply white table linen, chair covers, cake stand, table and knife.  Highchairs will need to be supplied by the bridal party.

Can you supply a crèche facility?

We do not offer crèche facilities.

Am I free to choose the music/band/DJ and florist etc?

Yes, however if you need guidance, we can provide you with a list of suggested companies that has been compiled using suppliers previously used by clients.

Can my photographer, florist or DJ visit the venue in advance of the wedding?

Yes, we would be pleased to show them around. Please ensure they contact us to make an appointment.

Do you have preferential pricing with local hotels?

Yes we do. Please ask one of our coordinators for the recommended Hotel list.

Is there a place we can store presents?

Is there somewhere where we can store our gifts?

Yes, we can provide an area to store wedding gifts for the evening. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to your gifts. You should appoint someone to be responsible for the collection and removal of your wedding gifts the day after. 

Do I need to take out Wedding Insurance?

Whilst it is not a condition of our let, we would suggest looking into taking out insurance. This is especially formulated and covers items including damage to bridal wear, loss of wedding rings, damage to wedding cake, failure of suppliers etc. We have public liability insurance but this does not extend to any of the above mentioned items.

Do you allow confetti to be thrown and candles at the venue?

Unfortunately we do not allow confetti to be used inside our venue.  Candelabra and candles are also not permitted. 

What decorations can I have at the venue?

Please discuss your requirements with one of our coordinators.

Is there a PA system?

Yes, we have a PA system in the Great Hall and can provide stand, handheld and lapel microphones for speeches as required.

Can we play our own background music?

Music can be played through the PA system in the Great Hall during dinner. 

What if guests want to smoke?

Guests wishing to smoke should make their way outside to the front of the building.

Can we deliver items before or on the day?

Yes, deliveries can be made the day before and on the morning of your Wedding in agreement with your coordinator.  We will have a designated space for you to store items on the day prior to and throughout the day of your Wedding.