My friend is thinking of converting an old church into a wedding reception venue. It is much bigger than most barns etc, and looks stunning.
However would it put you off as a bride to have your reception in something that looked like a church?
I’m not sure I’d choose it but I think other people would.
There’s one in Newcastle, my friends had their reception there and it was beautiful with views over the Tyne Bridge - it’s DIY though, so they hired in all furniture, caterers etc. It’s St Mary’s Heritage Centre if your friend wanted a google.
There is one round the corner from me and they charge big bucks, think £5K + £100 minimum per person.
I think it's a wonderful idea.
I think it sounds beautiful if done right
Duckling I will defo take a look at that.
TeamJ that’s super expensive!! She wasn’t thinking that much at all!!
Sadieee she has amazing taste so it will be beautiful
I'd definitely consider it and did!
Check out Oran Mor, St. Andrews in the Square, Cottiers, St. Luke's and the Barony in Glasgow.
They're all converted churches.
They make great spaces for a wedding and are something a little different. One of my favourite weddings I've photographed was in an abandoned church in Kent :
I'd say if they are going to do it then don't go overboard and sanitise the building, keep as many of the original features as possible