The King's School

The Precincts Canterbury Kent CT1 2ES
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About The King's School

The Precincts, Canterbury
Kent, CT1 2ES

Rooted in the heart of the historic Kent town of Canterbury, The King’s School is a wonderfully charming and inviting venue ideal for any size or style of wedding. With venues dating back to the reign of King Henry VIII through to the turn of the 20th century, The King’s School’s stunning grounds and surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for what is sure to be a truly unforgettable day.

With a tradition and history stretching back to 597AD, The King’s School Canterbury has long been a meeting place for many, and oozes an ancient charm and elegance that will only heighten the sense of occasion on your special day.

Whether you are looking to host a small and understated affair, or something a little more extravagant, the experienced and dedicated events team at King’s School will be on-hand to ensure you get the wedding day of your dreams.

Perhaps you will opt to celebrate your special day within the grounds of Junior King's School on the banks of the River Stour set in eighty acres of stunning countryside, or the more inimate Old Synagogue - with space for 80 -seated guests - you and your guests can enjoy the use of the private gardens, a gloriously romantic setting for your wedding photos and drinks reception.

Or maybe you will choose to spend your big day in The Malthouse! A converted Victorian building, this 334-seater theatre offers you the chance to take centre stage as you say ‘I do’ to that special someone.

Alternatively, you could always choose to commemorate your day by overlooking the school playing fields in Birley's Pavillion. 

Wherever you choose to celebrate, The King’s School can offer the services of their professional catering team. Preparing delicious menus, you are sure to enjoy a culinary masterclass.

For more information on the kinds of weddings The King’s School Canterbury can host, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

• Situated in the heart of the ancient Kent town of Canterbury • One of the country’s oldest educational sites, dating back as far as 597AD • Range of function spaces ideal for any style and size of celebration • The school’s professional catering team will be on-hand to create a delicious wedding breakfast menu • Celebrate your special day within the grounds of Junior King's School on the banks of the River Stour set in eighty acres of stunning countryside • Alternatively, The Malthouse is a gorgeous converted Victorian building that offers you centre stage!

Facilities at The King's School

Venue Type :
Exclusive Use
In the Country
In the City
Marquees and Tents
Unique Weddings
Asian Wedding
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Entertainment Licence
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

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