Weddings and Civil Partnerships

Aston Hall is a breath-taking location for your wedding day. This exquisite mansion provides stunning views and a truly unique environment to say your vows.

What We Offer

Your civil ceremony will take place in the Great Hall where you can be surrounded by up to 80 guests. With its beautiful oak panelling, grand fireplace, and intricate plasterwork ceiling, you’ll be taking your vows, and making memories to last a lifetime in a setting steeped in history.

Follow your ceremony with photographs of the two of you in the breath-taking Long Gallery then join your guests for more photo opportunities in Lady Holte’s Garden, the North Courtyard and the front of Aston Hall.

Aston Hall is a unique and unforgettable location for a wedding and where better to celebrate your special day than Birmingham’s best loved building.

Your Civil Ceremony

Civil Ceremonies at Aston Hall include:

  • Exclusive hire of the Great Hall for a three-hour period for your ceremony from 10.30–13.30, Monday–Friday only (excluding Bank Holiday Mondays)
  • A private room to meet with your registrar
  • Complimentary parking for you and your guests
  • All necessary furniture and set up of the chairs
  • At least 1 museum staff member on hand to ensure you have everything you need for your ceremony
  • Use of select rooms in Aston Hall for photography of the happy couple
  • Use of the gardens for photography

Our maximum capacity for all of our ceremonies is 80 guests and the cost of this package is £1200 (inclusive of VAT).

Celebrate in Style

Treat your guests to a glass of fizz and canapés or perhaps afternoon tea after the ceremony. Weather dependant this will be served in the North Courtyard or the Stables.

  • Exclusive use of the North Courtyard or Stables from 12.00–13.30pm. £250 inc VAT.
  • Prosecco. £5 per glass inc VAT.
  • Celebration package:
    One glass of Prosecco or sparkling elderflower non-alcoholic cocktail and 4 canapés per head. £20 per head inc VAT.
  • Afternoon tea:
    Traditional full afternoon tea with scones, strawberry preserve and Devon clotted cream, selection of sandwiches on farmhouse bread and afternoon cakes served with a choice of loose-leaf tea or freshly ground coffee. £25 per head inc VAT.

Terms and Conditions: Prices quoted are for hires between 9am–5pm. Evening hire of the Event Space is available, prices on request.
Payment in full of the above noted prices is required to secure your date.

Photography Packages

In addition to photography during your special day, we’re able to offer exclusive Engagement and Wedding photography options for couples looking for the perfect backdrop. 

The Beautiful Backdrop

The spacious grounds provide many opportunities to take photographs, including the serene Lady Holte's Garden, the North Courtyard and the front of Aston Hall.

9.30am – 3.30pm: £50 +VAT per hour.
Out of hours: £150 +VAT per hour.

The Grand Old Mansion

The use of Lady Holte’s Garden, the North Courtyard and the front of Aston Hall. Plus non-exclusive access to the Great Hall, Great Stairs and Long Gallery.

9.30am – 3.30pm: £200 +VAT per hour.
Out of hours: £350 +VAT per hour.

Contact Us

Our team offers a professional approach to make sure your event runs smoothly. Please contact us to find out how we can tailor packages to meet your requirements.

Call our team on 0121 348 8082 or email HeritageVenueHire@BirminghamMuseums.org.uk or fill in the form below: