The Grand Hall


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The historic Grand Hall is located in the heart of Bedford town centre. The hall itself dates back to 1882, and is fully licensed for your wedding or civil partnership ceremony for up to 150 guests

Benefitting from distinctive Victorian décor, The Grand Hall has lofty, ornate ceilings and impressive doors that provide a lavish and unique backdrop for the perfect wedding ceremony.

In addition, the Hall boasts an exquisite original John Broadwood and Sons piano that originates from the 19th century and has a stunning showpiece organ located on the overhead balcony.

Available to hire at weekends and during the school holidays, The Grand Hall is also an ideal venue for wedding receptions and special functions.

Your Wedding, Your Way.

The Grand Hall welcomes outside caterers and mobile catering units, meaning that you can tailor make your special day and have everything you have ever wished for.

For those planning a small, intimate celebration for less than 24 people, the beautiful Boardroom is licensed for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies as well.

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The Grand Hall is a majestic venue situated in the heart of Bedford. The gorgeous architecture, evergreen surroundings and the character filled residence provides the most atmospheric of venues for your special day. Featuring a magnificent 19th century piano, imagine yourself walking through the Victorian doors to a hall with ornate ceilings and period features to make your wedding a spectacular event. Dating back to 1882, this majestic Victorian building is an iconic feature in the town of Bedford. Originally built as a school hall in a 'Free Tudor' style, the marvellous hall has stunning period features and beautiful painted ceilings The Grand Hall can sit up to 150 people comfortably for a wedding breakfast and is licenced for 150 people for a Ceremony. We encourage you to have your wedding your way so outside catering is allowed. We also have an option for in house catering. If you are planning a small, intimate celebration for less than 24 people, our beautiful Boardroom is also licensed for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies. Contact us for more information or to arrange a show round!

Current Promotions

Exclusive Promotion:

We are offering you the chance to book your small ceremony with us now and then have your reception or party at a later date! We are also offering a discount of £150 for ceremonies at The Grand Hall until then end of August 2021. You can also book our smaller boardroom for as little as £550. This includes a full dressed room with a twinkle backdrop, chair covers and sashes.

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The Grand Hall, Bromham Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2BS

The Grand Hall

  • The Grand Hall
  • Bromham Road
  • Bedford
  • Bedfordshire
  • MK40 2BS
  • United Kingdom

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