Couples can now say '˜I do' at historic Jarrow venue

Loved-up couples are now being given the chance to say 'I Do' in historic surroundings.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 6:00 am

Jarrow Hall has been granted a marriage and civil ceremony licence to host weddings within its historic grade II manor.

To mark the occasion, the venue will be giving couples looking to tie the knot the chance to see what the building and its grounds has to offer for their special day.

The open day will take place on Sunday October 21 from 2pm until 4pm and will run alongside Jarrow Hall’s Autumn Fayre.

Brides and grooms to be will be able to view the site which can now host civil ceremonies as well as wedding breakfasts and evening receptions, with up to 100 guests during the day and 150 guests on an evening.

Leigh Venus is operations manager (Culture and Heritage) at Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle, which is responsible for the direction and development of Jarrow Hall.

He said “We are delighted to announce that we have our marriage and civil ceremony licence for a number of our distinctive spaces.

“This is a particularly exciting time for Jarrow Hall too.

“Our first ever ceremony will be held on Halloween this year and I’m sure it will be a spectacular day.”

The venue is set to be ideal for lovers of history, architecture and the country with a range of indoor and outdoor backdrops to create a memorable day.

From the fountain room and amphitheatre to the conference room and museum.

Chelsea Dixon, evants lead at Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle, said “Jarrow Hall is the perfect year-round venue and can offer you something completely different for your special day.

“Each wedding is tailor-made to suit your requirements, meaning you can make your day as traditional or unconventional as you wish.

“You have a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from and it’s even possible for us to provide exclusive access to the full site.”

She added: “Furthermore, a dedicated wedding co-ordinator will support couples throughout the planning and will be there throughout the special day.”

Jarrow Hall is operated by Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle working with South Tyneside Council – which owns the Jarrow Hall land and buildings – to ensure the venue has a long-term future for the people of South Tyneside, the wider region and beyond.