Wedding Hire

Making your wedding more memorable

If you are hosting a wedding party or a reception, we are here for you. Contact us to hire The Merchant Taylors Halin York
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Wedding venue hire in York

At Poppy Caterers, we understand that your wedding is one of the most beautiful occasions of your life, and so it is understandable that you want everything to be perfect. The romantic and unforgettable Merchant Taylors Hall in York is an ideal venue for your wedding. Its splendid atmosphere, and fine food and wine will leave your guests and family awestruck. Discuss your requirements with us today 

Our Aim

We aim to take care of your every need and welcome initial enquiries and encourage you to visit and talk to us as soon as possible about your specific requirements for your wedding ceremony.

Wedding Ceremonies at Merchant Taylors Hall in York

The Merchant Taylors Hall Yorkholds a license for civil ceremonies or civil partnerships. Fees includes:
  • Red Carpet at the Entrance of the Hall
  • Church Candles on the Ceremony Table
  • Regencies’ 17th Century Ceremony Table   
  • Tapestry Ceremony Chairs   

Book your registrar

Telephone: 01904 654 477
Fax: 01904 638 090
Please check with the Registrar that the time and date of your preferred ceremony is available before booking The Merchant Taylors Hall for your ceremony.

Quick Check List

  • Call our Coordination team on 01347 878628 to make an appointment to visit The Merchant Taylors Hall at your earliest convenience.
  • Discuss with us proposed dates and times for your celebration so that we can pencil in a proposed date for your event.
  • Decide if you wish to book the ceremony, reception or both.
  • Decide on the number of guests you intend to invite.
  • Secure the Registrar for your required date prior to booking The Merchant Taylors Hall.
  • Confirm with Poppy Caterers to secure your booking.
To discuss any further requirements please call our Office on 01347 878 628 or use the online booking form.

Wedding Receptions at The Merchant Taylors Hall in York

High set beams and a historic atmosphere - a romantic and unforgettable venue for your wedding celebrations. Where better than this intimate and medieval hall in the centre of one of England"s great cities - York.

Venue Overview

  • 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
Wedding Receptions and Celebrations
Whether you have your wedding ceremony or wedding reception 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

Dining Options
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.

Poppy Caterers will work with you to decide a menu and wines from their bespoke dining options including a range of buffets, delicious and varied fine dining menus and banquets.

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
  • Entertainment
The Gardens
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 and Bar
After the meal you can just relax and enjoy the company and the Great Hall or dance the evening away with live entertainment in the Small Hall.

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.

Hire Fees
Fees includes: 
  • 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     
For wedding venue hire in North Yorkshire, call us now on
01347 878 628
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