Venue hire, packages & late availability

We offer a range of different venue hire and wedding packages for you to choose from. Whether you opt to build your own package with exclusive venue hire and your own choice of menus and drinks options or take advantage of our all-inclusive full-day wedding package, our facilities and services can be tailored to suit your requirements for your special day.

Venue hire

Build your own day with our venue hire package. Select your chosen date and then add the food and drinks menus you'd like to include as well as any of our additional extras. Our venue hire package includes exclusive use of your wedding event rooms throughout the day, a cash bar facility and use of the Sillitoe Room for the bridal party’s preparations before your ceremony.

April to October 2015                                £3,500
November to December 2015                   £1,400*

With our venue hire packages we have the following menus for you to choose from:

Wedding breakfast menus: from £30  - £44 per person
Buffet menus: from £15 - £21 per person

For sample menus see our wedding menus

Our wedding package

Our all-inclusive wedding package is a great starting point for those looking for a full day, with a wedding breakfast and an evening reception. We provide everything you need for full day celebrations and offer lots of additional extras and options that can be added to customise your special day. Our wedding package includes:

  • Dedicated wedding co-ordinator to help you plan your day
  • Venue hire with your choice of the Old Chemistry Theatre, Old Library and the Old Museum
  • Exclusive use of Benefactors Court
  • Glass of Sparkling wine for your arrival drinks reception
  • Three course silver menu wedding breakfast for 50 guests
  • 2 glasses of house wine per person with your meal
  • Coffee and mints
  • A glass of sparkling wine to toast the happy couple
  • Use of our Vera Wang Cake Knife
  • White table cloths and napkins
  • Evening finger buffet for 80 guests
  • Cash bar
  • DJ and disco
  • Menu tasting during your planning, with our Chef
  • Complementary car parking
As a fully licenced wedding venue, you can choose to include your wedding ceremony here at Arkwright Rooms. For just £500 more, this is a great option for those wanting to enjoy the whole day in one place. 
 Wedding package prices:                                                                                                                                                                     
July 2015 to October 2015: all-inclusive package £6995
November 2015 to March 2016: all-inclusive package £5495
April 2016 to October 2016: all-inclusive package £7595  
November 2016 to March 2017: all-inclusive package £5995
April 2017 to October 2017: all-inclusive package £8595


2016 Wedding Offer

Take advantage of our special late spring wedding offer for 2016. Book a wedding package for May or June 2016 at our 2015 rate of £6995.

To check availability and our 2015 rates, call us on 0115 848 8000 or contact us online. 

Our wedding co-ordinators can help plan your day and also offer those additional extras to customise your day and make it extra special for you. 

Get in touch now to arrange a time to view the rooms and discuss your plans, on 0115 848 8000 or contact us to find out more.