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21st Birthday Party
“Just a quick note to thank you for making my 21st birthday party fantastic. Everything went perfectly! Thank you once again, good luck with the rest of your summer events.”
Weddings at Merchant Taylors Hall, York
High set beams and a historic atmosphere - a romantic and unforgettable venue for your wedding celebrations. Where better than this intimate and friendly historic hall in the centre of one of England"s great cities - York.
- 2 Halls to choose from:
Great Hall: capacity 120 people
Small Hall: capacity 60 people
- Large garden - perfect for photos or relaxing
- Fully licensed bar with real ales, pump beers, spirits and wine
- Free parking for 18 cars
- Free Wi-fi
Receptions and celebrations
Whether you have your wedding ceremony here or elsewhere the Merchant Taylors Hall York is the ideal place to celebrate in style with your family and friends. A splendid atmosphere, fine food and wine - the opportunity to enjoy a convivial and memorable evening
However formal or informal, whatever your tastes, whatever entertainment you"d like, Poppy Caterers will help you organise a successful and enjoyable day; one everyone will cherish.
furnishings and table decorations
The Hall furnishings and table decorations, have an important role in setting the scene for your special event. We will work with you on all these crucial touches
- Fine crockery and cutlery - standard with every menu
- Fine damask linen
- Fine crystal glasses
- Coloured seat covers and table decorations
- Floral decorations
You can see examples of just some of the wedding furniture on the Poppy Caterers website.
The Hall or gardens make a lovely setting for a drinks reception and photographs after the ceremony; or, on arrival, Poppy Caterers will meet and greet your guests in the Hall or gardens for that celebration reception drink and canapés.
Small Hall & Bar
YouR WEDDING IS in safe hands
You can rest assured that, with Poppy Caterers, you are in capable, professional hands.
Throughout the planning and from the moment they greet you on the day, Simon, Val and their team will take care of the details so you can spend time with your guests and all enjoy a very special occasion until they wave you goodbye at the end of a marvelous and unforgettable occasion.
Fees are on our wedding reception prices page and includes: and include:
- Wedding Organiser to plan day’s events
- Red Carpet at the Entrance of the Hall
- Garden Marquee Oriental Canopy in the Garden (over 100 guests)
- Garden Furniture
- Setting up of the Hall for Ceremony & Wedding Breakfast
- Round or Square Cake Stand & Silver Knife
- Cloakroom Attendant
- Church Candles on the Ceremony Table
- Regencies’ 17th Century Ceremony Table
- Tapestry Ceremony Chairs
You can get all of the hire fees on the prices page.
Get a complete 360° tour of the Merchant Taylors Hall, York. This includes internal and external views as well as a detailed look at the Great Hall.
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