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Totnes Town Council is a historic wedding venue in Totnes, Devon. Your guests can explore this unique venue which was originally part of the medieval priory. It has since seen action as the Town Gaol, Courtroom and Guildhall. It is even said that Oliver Cromwell planned the closing stages of the Civil War from this very building.This former medieval priory dates back to the 11th century AD, passing through centuries of Britain's rich and colourful history. With links to leaders such as Henry VIII and Oliver Cromwell, the majestic Guildhall is brimming with stories from times gone by. Here, you and your partner can embark on a new beginning while celebrating in a unique location that honours the past.

Facilities and Capacity

At Totnes Town Council, you can choose from three beautifully appointed spaces for your wedding ceremony. The Main Chamber, Mayor's Parlour, and Council Chamber are all available for weddings and civil partnerships. All three rooms provide plenty of space for meaningful celebrations and ample photo opportunities in a historical setting. If you are looking for a space to host your reception, the nearby Civic Hall is located just minutes away. This function room is available for hire and features a professional catering kitchen for food preparation and service. Featuring a stage, toilets, and disabled facilities, the hall can fit up to 300 guests.

Services Offered

Totnes Town Council offers a variety of services to make your wedding day truly special and memorable. The staff will work with you to arrange a space to suit your requirements and guest numbers. If you decide to use Civic Hall for your reception, tables and chairs will be available free of charge. You can also add stage lighting, microphones, and sound systems to your wedding package if required. For your wedding banquet, you are welcome to bring your own caterers along to the venue. They can use the fully equipped commercial kitchen to prepare and warm your dishes for service. China, crockery, and serving utensils can also be hired where necessary.

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The Guildhall, 5 Ramparts Walk TQ9 5QH Totnes (Devon)
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