Frequently Asked Questions
Do we need a toastmaster?
Whilst a toastmaster is not essential we do have toastmasters who we are happy to recommend.
Are outside caterers allowed?
No. The Priory’s eminent head chef has created wedding signature dishes so that you can compose a mouth-watering menu for your guests. Alternatively, you can discuss a private menu with chef, and we also present informal main course choices, such as a buffet, hog roast or barbeque.
Are we allowed to decorate the barn?
Yes, subject to details being agreed beforehand.
Are fireworks and Chinese lanterns allowed?
Due to health and safety requirements, we regret that these are not permitted.
Can we have candles or tealights on the tables?
Candles are permitted, and tealights providing they are in 50mm (minimum) deep holders.
Can we use our own suppliers for cakes and flowers?
Of course. We also have a wide range available on our trusted suppliers list.
Are we allowed to provide our own live music for the evening?
Yes, but we require any band that you choose to be vetted by our consultants Hines Entertainments. Please contact us for more information.
Do you have disabled facilities?
Yes, The Priory has full facilities for the disabled.
Do you have on-site parking? Can guests leave their cars overnight?
The Priory has ample on-site parking facilities. Guests are welcome to leave their cars overnight if they wish.
What time is your curfew?
Weddings at The Priory typically finish at 12.00 midnight.