Weddings at The Painswick Centre

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The Beacon Hall at The Painswick Centre is a wonderful venue for your wedding reception

The Hall seats up to 120 people at long tables, or 100 at round tables (plus a separate top table). It has a kitchen and a fully licensed bar, as well as a stage with full AV equipment.

Pricing for a wedding will depend on factors such as how long you require the Hall (including setting up & clearing down) and whether you want any additional rooms, how much access you will need beforehand, and whether or not you want a bar. Our team will be happy to discuss this with you when you view the Centre. To ask about availability or arrange a viewing, please contact us by telephoning the Centre Manager on 01452 814567, or email us at

Painswick and the surrounding area is home to an incredible number of events suppliers and specialists. Please have a look below where we have detailed some of our local businesses who can help make your wedding day in The Painswick Centre truly unforgettable.

Dressing the Hall

Bisley Marquees and Hire Company take pride in creating unforgettable occasions. Over the years they've become expert at creating memorable events, from stunning wedding receptions, marquees, parties, and corporate functions, to fetes, festivals, and sporting events. They can design high quality bespoke theatrical dressing of The Beacon Hall to create a unique, memorable venue for your reception.
01452 770 613

The Bespoke Flower Company is a multi-award winning Cotswold wedding florist. Started by Emma Hutchinson, who has a background in fashion design & millinery, she now leads an amazingly talented and dedicated team who share a passion for flowers and creating stunning designs for your special day.

Working from their idyllic workshop in Painswick, The Bespoke Flower Company are ideally located for the numerous amazing wedding venues in the Cotswolds.
07798 672 227

CORE Lighting is an inventor and manufacturer of event lighting which is used extensively for weddings in some of the most prestigious venues in this country and overseas, in royal buildings, all the London museums, and most of the famous hotels around the country. They just happen to be based around Painswick which means they can bring their powerful, battery-powered LED up-lighting to The Beacon Hall, which will transform the atmosphere of your wedding.

From simple table lighting for dining guests, decorative coloured lit furniture, to coloured uplighting the whole building, or practical lighting for floodlighting outdoor areas, they can provide it all. The atmosphere will be truly special to your own taste (bold colours or subtle whites) and any photos or video will be enhanced by the specialist lighting.
01452 813 405

Where to have your ceremony

Painswick has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to places to hold your ceremony, whether you are looking for a religious or a civil wedding.

St Mary’s Church, Painswick lies in the centre of the village and is the largest church in the parish, its fine architecture reflecting the history of wealth from wool production and weaving in the area. Approaching from any direction, your eyes will rest upon the tall, beautiful spire of St. Mary’s Church with its golden weathercock standing some 639 feet above sea level.

Painswick Church is also very famous for its 99 Yew Trees - dating back to the 18th century - which stand in the large churchyard. Some of these grow over the pathways leading from the Church in arches, creating the most stunning opportunities for photos.

The church is a short stroll of a couple of minutes through the picturesque village streets to The Painswick Centre.

The Catholic Chapel of Our Lady and St Therese is the beautiful result of many years commitment by Alice Howard and the conversion in 1931 of what had been four Tudor Cottages. Her vision was for a Catholic Chapel which would be very simple and sincere and in keeping with the Cotswold traditions of stone, wood and wrought iron.

Tucked away in a village street, it is just over the road from The Painswick Centre.

Parish Priest Fr Christopher Whitehead
01453 762 442

A truly intimate and romantic location, Painswick Rococo Garden provides a setting unmatched in the country, having recently been recognised by The Independent as one of the top 50 best UK wedding venues. They have a number of different buildings licensed for civil ceremonies to suit the size and feel of your day.

The Garden is about a 10-15 minute walk (or transport could be arranged for your guests) down the hill into the village to The Painswick Centre.

Please contact Sophie, their Wedding Coordinator for more information.
01452 813 204

The Painswick is a beautifully set Georgian house hotel with 16 bedrooms and a stunning restaurant and terrace, which are both registered for wedding ceremonies.

It is a 450 yard walk through the village to The Painswick Centre for your reception.

"Our house is home to a restaurant that flaunts the very best of consummate cooking, sweet sixteen bedrooms that whisper peaceful slumber and the most perfect pair of tranquil treatment rooms prepped and ready for retreat."
01452 813 688

Capturing your day

Anne Marie Randall Photography
California meets classic Cotswolds is how Anne-Marie describes her photography. Having lived and worked in the Bay Area, San Francisco for almost 15 years, she is now settled in the beautiful village of Painswick with her family.  Photographing your wedding day is her honour and pleasure, and she aims to capture the essence and tell the story of your day through images that you will treasure forever.
07815 082 209

Dale Stephens Photography
Dale's style as a wedding photographer is very much documentary, although he prefers to use the term 'candid' or 'natural' as this perfectly describes the way he likes to shoot weddings. He is often asked by guests how he knows the couple as they assume he is a friend or relative!

By using a relaxed but professional approach he photographs weddings from the 'inside out' getting a guest's eye view of your wedding day, so you and your guests can feel relaxed. The result will be that you get a real feel for your day when looking back through your wedding photographs.

Mr & Mrs Productions
You will be told that your wedding day will pass in a blur, and it’s true! Painswick duo Chris + Charlotte have been filming weddings at home and abroad for the last nine years and they always bring a cinematic feel to the films they create. We highly recommend that you look at their website to see their beautiful filming style and chat with them about how they would record your wedding day for you and future generations to enjoy.  

07769 574 999

The finishing touches

Richmond Wedding Cars is a small, friendly, family run business who pride themselves on offering an exceptionally courteous service with a fine attention to detail to ensure that your day is as special as you deserve it to be. ''Your Special Day Is Our Special Day'' is their motto.

Established in 2011, they have become a flourishing and highly regarded local business, with many bookings coming from recommendations from past clients. They look forward to serving couples planning on getting married in and around the Gloucestershire area, and always look forward to visiting Painswick as Richard & Julie had their own reception at The Beacon Hall after being married at St Mary's Church.
01452 502 482
07855 265 910