Pink Weddings Magazine Autumn/Winter 2016 - Page 66

Venues Lights, camera, action Let the curtain rise on the best performance of your life… A perfect stage The Birmingham Repertory Theatre can transform any event into something magical, unique and truly unforgettable – what more could you want for your wedding celebration? As a licensed wedding venue, The Rep offers the rare opportunity for couples to make their wedding day a dramatic bespoke event as they tie the knot on one of its famous stages. The theatre has the capacity to host up to 300 guests; 240 for wedding breakfasts and banquets. The theatre spaces can be completely re-imagined for any occasion – the events and production teams are adept at creating all manner of themed tableaus, anything from ‘The Roaring 20s’ or ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to the glamorous era of the ‘New Romantics’. Using lighting, props, backdrops and other tricks of the trade, including quality costume hire, your guests are guaranteed a spectacle that only a theatre can provide. So give your imaginations free rein and let your wedding be magical. www.birmingham-rep.co.uk Greatest show Looking for a world-class venue for your world-class wedding? Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is a stone’s throw away from the cobbled streets of Market Square in the heart of Aylesbury and offers a setting with a difference. The theatre is licensed for wedding ceremonies, so you can have a bespoke day that ticks all the boxes. It comprises a variety of stunning spaces where you can conduct each part of your momentous day. 66 » pink weddings magazine Art Nouveau elegance Nestled in the heart of the artistic district of Clerkenwell in Central London is the Old Finsbury Town Hall, an Art Nouveau-styled gem, perfect for any glamorous affair. This landmark building exudes elegance, with a décor and chic ambience so magical that you and your guests will feel like celebrities for the day. Exclusive use of the venue is offered and there is huge flexibility as the floorplan is so versatile – anything from an intimate celebration to a larger wedding reception party for up to 280 guests. An added bonus is that every wedding at The Old Finsbury Town Hall leaves a beautiful legacy – all profits go towards bursaries for talented performers at Urdang, the Internationally acclaimed Performing Arts Academy, whose alumni go on to appear in top West End and international shows. Many couples return for VIP shows and key events and really feel part of something special for years to come. www.theoldfinsburytownhall.co.uk There is the stunning Main Auditorium or the intimate Second Space, as well as other areas such as a bright and spacious promenade, perfect for reception drinks. Customised service from the Waterside Event Team guarantees your every need is met. Reception and party packages are available with catering included, or there is the option of room hire alone. The knowledgeable resident technical team is also on hand to create a dynamic atmosphere with state-of-the-art sound and lighting. JulieChitty@theambassadors.com.