Top 5 London Venues for a Dream Winter Wedding

Planning to get married over the festive season? Discover our team's top venue picks and tips for a magical Christmas or winter wedding in London.

At The Wedding Arrangers, we are particularly fond of warehouse spaces, arches and studios - and we know they are the perfect fit for an atmospheric, romantic winter wedding!

Winter weddings have their own very special magic. It's the time of year when our atmospheric railway arch and basement venues really come into their own - fill them with twinkling fairy lights, lush winter foliage and add seasonal touches such as dried fruit, pumpkins, ribbons and parcel paper. Our photographers love a winter wedding too. Low winter light, cosy overcoats and rich tweeds all make for romantic portrait shots. 

Another advantage of winter weddings is, of course, that it gets dark earlier. If you're in a venue with a slightly earlier finish, it feels more natural to get the party started when the sun goes down - so don't worry if your first dance sounds early, once it's dark outside we'll all be ready to hit the dancefloor!

Many of our December clients have opted for Christmassy touches to their weddings. Take advantage of the venue space with large Christmas trees and hanging garlands. Custom made party crackers make great December favours.

Louise and Oli's fairytale Christmas Wedding at Shoreditch Studios
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katherineneedlesphotography.com

As an early Christmas present from our team, take a look at our hand-picked selection of London's best winter wedding venues below!

TIP: some of them are even offering significant discounts on venue hire in January and February 2020, so get in touch with our team to find out about these special offers. Practical AND romantic? We vote yes!

1. The Asylum, Peckham, South London

Making an entrance at The Asylum Chapel, Peckham for her Christmas wedding.
Photo by:
eclection-photography.com

The Asylum (or Caroline Gardens chapel) is a stunning Grade II listed building licensed for wedding ceremonies.

This distressed Georgian chapel may well be London's most unusual and romantic ceremony venue! It was built in 1826 and bombed during the second world war.
The venue is now used as a flexible arts, filming and events space. It can host up to 120 guests in theatre style for your London wedding ceremony. It has retained its gorgeous original glass stained windows and its funerary monuments, made out of carved stone.

Dates go very quickly at this venue, so we advise you get in touch ASAP if you are interested in hosting your wedding ceremony there in 2020 - and do not hesitate to ask our team for reception venues that work particularly well with The Asylum!

2. 100 Barrington - Brixton, South London

Cora & Rob's amazing winter dining set up.

100 Barrington is a charming, flexible wedding space located in Brixton, South London.

This venue used to be a furniture factory - it dates as far as 1879. Now a fantastic events space, it retains some of its characterful original features such as high ceilings, exposed beams and brickwork. The atmospheric, open plan ground floor space can host up to 120 seated for a festive wedding meal - you'll just have to clear some tables for dancing after dinner. The venue benefits from having a late license, so you can go until 1.30am!

For full information and rates, see our listing for this venue here.

3. Shoreditch Studios - Shoreditch, East London

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Shoreditch Studios is a unique, incredibly charming railway arch venue available for dry hire for a fully flexible and creative wedding.

This venue is quite simply the perfect fit for a Christmas wedding- although, with its large outdoor courtyard, it makes for a fantastic summer party option too! It is made up of two interlinked studios. You can sit up to 150 guests comfortably for your winter feast in Studio 1, keeping Studio 2 as your party and dancefloor space.

Both Studios are licensed for ceremonies, so you can have everything in one place and keep your guests from having to travel across London in the cold!

The Wedding Arrangers are Shoreditch Studios' wedding planning partner - get in touch with our team to find out more and benefit from special discounts on selected dates!

For full information and rates, see our listing for this venue here.

4. Trinity Buoy Wharf - Docklands

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Trinity Buoy Wharf is a former buoy manufacturing site, now offering both intimate and *very* spacious wedding spaces for hire perfect for 50-250 seated guests.

Trinity Buoy Wharf's flagship venue The Chainstore is simply a dream come true for couples looking to organise a creative winter wedding in London. This stunning, airy blank canvas space is licensed for ceremonies and benefits from a late license. You can have up to 250 guests (we wish WE had that many friends!) seated for your meal.

For a more intimate affair, their next-door space The Electrician's Shop is perfect for up to 100 guests and is also licensed for ceremonies.

Want to add even more fun to the day? You can book a boat from your ceremony venue to Trinity Buoy Wharf.

5. Park Village - Regent's Park, North London

Stunning, exclusive Park Village for a luxury North London wedding

Park Village is an impressive, historic building located in Regent's Park. It is only available for a handful of special events a year.

This stunning venue used to be a Victorian riding school and now offers studio hire for film and photography in London. It is only available for a few weddings a year, booked exclusively through The Wedding Arrangers - it is not possible to organise your own DIY wedding at this space. Should you decide to go for this one-of-a-kind venue, we will work closely with you on all elements of your party and design the perfect wedding from scratch. The venue is made up of two large event spaces and a third studio, and also have a separate welcome area. All spaces retain their original features and yet are finished to a very high standard. The ideal number at this venue is 120 for a seated meal and dancing.

Get in touch with our team for more details and a bespoke quote.

For full information and rates, see our listing for this venue here.

What is your favourite winter wedding venue in London? We'd love to know! Let us know in the comments below or drop us an email.

Need help to find the perfect wedding venue? Not sure where to start?

Jo and Saskia tie the knot at The Asylum
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The Wedding Arrangers offer a free-venue finding service for couples looking to have a unique wedding in London. Contact our team today with your requirements and ideas and let us work our magic!

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