Bakewell Town Hall

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£1500 - £2500 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
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Bakewell Town Hall offers affordable quality wedding packages with a personal service. We believe that you should concentrate on enjoying yourself, so we can take care of everything you need.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
1500 includes Assembly Room Theatre, Catering kitchen, cash bar, Council Chamber, Stage, table hire, chair hire, cutlery and crockery, glassware, until midnight. Chair dressing and decoration hire is extra.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Town Hall
Registry Office
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Late night availability

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
Alcohol Licence


Exclusive Use
Water View
Disabled Access
City View
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
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Full Description
Whether you would like a beautiful wedding breakfast with all the trimmings, an intimate meal, or an informal buffet, we can accommodate receptions of up to 110 people. Our small team will be with you from your initial enquiry to the end of your big day. We offer a personal service, with clear pricing and no hidden charges. We have three ceremony rooms to choose from, all dating from the 19th century, to add a historic backdrop for your special day. They range from our Council Chamber holding 20 guests, the Court Room Gallery seating up to 60 right through to our Assembly Room Theatre with everything you need to entertain up to 110 guests- 160 for dancing. We house the Registrars on-site, and you should contact them in the first instance for a wedding ceremony. See our wedding FAQs. The finishing touches… We offer a simple, inclusive wedding package that covers all the basics. This includes all room hire charges, the use of the stage and catering kitchen, bar and bar staff, tables and chair hire, leaving you free to concentrate on your catering and room decoration. We offer the option of adding a chair dressing package to our basic service. The Town Hall has its own catering kitchen, recently fitted out to the highest standards. You are welcome to bring in your own caterers or we can point you in the direction of some fantastic local caterers to suit a range of budgets. We also provide a wine list of locally-produced, award-winning wines and beers. We can even supply our world-famous Bakewell Puddings! We pride ourselves in sourcing our products locally, so you can enjoy a stylish Derbyshire wedding in the heart of the Peak District. With beautiful nearby locations for your wedding photographs, Bakewell Town Hall offers a good value, quality setting for your perfect wedding. We are proud to be Made in Derbyshire.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Helen
We are a small team dedicated to providing affordable, quality wedding packages with no hidden charges. In the heart of the Peak District, BTH is run by a small charity on behalf of the town. With on-site registrars, three rooms to choose from, including a theatre with bar, dance floor and catering facilities, we have everything you need for a beautiful, hassle-free, best day of your life. We work with local suppliers to provide a truly personal Derbyshire wedding.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


The Square, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1BT, England

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All our weddings are special.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Keep it simple, let us take the strain and enjoy your day with the people you love.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Individually named Bakewell Tart place settings.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Friendly, bright, warm, relaxed, historic

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

By the river Wye or next door in Bath Gardens

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Lots- we are a theatre and community arts centre.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Anything involving prawns

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bradwell's icecream

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our wonderful setting, in the heart of the Peak District

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our amazing team.