Q&A

There’s a lot to take in when you start planning a wedding. We’re here to help! Here are answers to some of the questions you might have, but if you need more help, then just get in touch…

VENUE

We would love to come and have a look around, do you have an Open Day or when can we visit?
We can't visit in person at the moment but would love some more information - can you help?
What does your venue hire include?
Are chair covers included?
What time does my evening reception have to finish?
What is the maximum number of guests I can invite?
Is there accommodation on-site for guests?
What time is check in?
What time is check out?
Is there overnight accommodation for the newlyweds?
What time will I be able to access the Coach House Suite to begin getting ready?
Is the accommodation reserved for our guests only?
How can my guests book accommodation?
Are dogs allowed at South Farm?
We would like a two day / weekend hire for our wedding - is this possible?
Are we allowed to bring our own suppliers & not use those recommended on your website?
Do you have any music restrictions or limits for the evening?
When would our Evening Entertainment set up?
Do you have a PA system?
Where can wedding gifts be stored?
How many rest rooms are there?
Are there baby change facilities?
Is there disabled access at South Farm?
Is there a cloak room?
Is there sufficient parking space?
I want to arrange a coach for my guests, is this possible?
Can cars be left overnight?
Can we have an air display / fireworks / set off Chinese lanterns?
Can we have a Chocolate Fountain?
Is South Farm insured?

WEDDING CEREMONIES

Are you licensed for Civil Ceremonies & what is the maximum capacity for these?
Are you licensed for outdoor ceremonies?
I want to book a Registrar for our Wedding, who do I get in touch with to do this?
I would like a Garden Ceremony but what happens if it rains?
Can you cater for multi cultural or other faith Ceremonies?
What time can I have my Ceremony?

FOOD & DRINK

We have some guests with dietary requirements, can you cater for them?
Can you cater for Children?
We would quite like to offer a choice of menu to our guests, is this allowed?
Do we get a Menu Tasting?
Is there a licensed bar?
Is there a fee for using the bar?
Where are the bars located?
Does the bar serve draught beers/lagers?
Does the bar serve Real Ale?
When can the bar be open from?
Do you allow Corkage?
Do you allow outside caterers?

DECORATION & FINISHING TOUCHES

Can we decorate the venue in our own colour scheme?
When would we have access to South Farm to start decorating?
Is it possible to set our decorations out the day before?
We would like a garden party themed wedding reception - do you have garden games we can hire?
Do you allow Confetti?
Do you have any decorations on site that we are allowed to borrow?

PRICES

How can I work out what my South Farm Wedding will cost?
What does the Venue Fee Cover?
What does the Ceremony Fee Cover?
Is a deposit required and is there a cancellation policy?
What is the payment structure for a wedding at South Farm?
Do your prices include VAT?

PLANNING

Can Photographers/Suppliers visit the site prior to the wedding for a viewing?
When will our planning meeting be?
Who plans our wedding for us?
Will we have an Event Manager on the day?
What are your table sizes?
Do you have an example time schedule for our day?

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