Winner in the International Wedding Awards 2021 and crowned as one of historic Gloucester's top three landmarks in 2020 and 2021 by Three Best Rated, Blackfriars Priory is an unrivalled 13th Century Medieval Priory nestled in the heart of the City. After a renovation project, you can experience the stunning site in all of its glory, including the private courtyard garden, the splendid scale of the original scissor-braced roof and the Scriptorium, Britain’s oldest and most well preserved medieval library.
To create a memorable wedding you need a wedding venue that is out of the ordinary, and Blackfriars Priory will do just that. With captivating architecture steeped in history to delight you and your guests, we can make your special day truly exceptional. Blackfriars also provides a gorgeous backdrop for your photos and videos, all wrapped together with delicious award-winning food and drink, delivered with flawless service.
Our packages can cater from 10 to 250 guests and we will make sure that your wedding day is perfect. Ranging from the ceremony, to the wedding breakfast, right the way through to the evening reception, Blackfriars Priory truly is a magical place to have your wedding.
We have two licenced spaces available. Our North Range is a room with the wow factor, with a towering scissor braced roof, breathtaking architecture and a fully glazed wall overlooking ther ancient ruin in the garden. This space can accommodate up to 150 guests seated for a meal and up to 250 for your evening function.
Perfect for an intimate wedding with your closest friends and family, The East Range is a stunning original building with warm natural light flooding the room. This room can hold up to 60 people for a ceremony and 50 seated for a meal.
Please get in touch to arrange a suitable time for you to view our beautiful venue!
- 13th Medieval Priory settled in the heart of Gloucestershire
- Packages can cater from 10 to 250 guests
- A unique venue that will wow your guests
- Dedicated wedding coordinator on hand
- Beautifully renovated to bring together ancient architecture with contemporary design
- Home to Britain’s oldest and most well preserved medieval library
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We have teamed up with the fabulous award winning Cotswold Chic Ltd to put together a sumptuos Afternoon Tea wedding offer for 80 people in our beautiful North Range in April 2022.
Enjoy the Priory in springtime with fruit punch welcome drinks, a stunning afternoon tea for your wedding breakfast, table wine, fizz for the toasts and a laid back BBQ in the evening.
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Perfect for couples who don't want to wait, our late availability Winter Warmer Wedding Packages offer an all-inclusive wedding for 50 people in our stunning East Range with huge savings.
Applicable on bookings between October 2021 and March 2022, let us take care of the details, with welcome drinks, table wine, catering and toast drinks all taken care of. We have even added sparklers and hot chocolate to get you and your guests feeling super cosy.
Whether you would like a laid back dusk wedding or a sit-down meal with all the extras, we have put together three tantalising packages in collaboration with award winning caterers CaterCater Ltd.
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Couples looking to get married within the next 6 months can enjoy 25% off their North Range reception or full day booking at Blackfriars Priory on remaining dates. We have a dedicated team on hand to help get the arrangements together so that you can enjoy a stress free plannng experience.
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Ladybellegate Street GL1 2HN Gloucester (Gloucestershire)