Venues

Bridgewood Manor, Chatham

Bridgewood Manor is the perfect setting for a wedding. Our hotel is conveniently close to the historic city of Rochester, providing four-star accommodation and the ideal setting for your beautiful day. With a stunning courtyard and landscaped lawns, Bridgewood Manor provides a picturesque backdrop for your big day and photographs you’ll cherish for a lifetime. Our experienced Wedding Co-ordinators want to help turn your dreams into reality. They will be by your side to help you plan every detail of your wedding – so that your day doesn’t just meet your expectations… it exceeds them. They will take care of everything, from organising florists to pouring celebratory drinks, so you can relax before and during your wedding, confident that they have everything in hand

 

Average number of exhibitors; 25-35
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Early Spring 100+, Late Spring 70+, Autumn 50+)


Broome Park, Canterbury

Set in a 400-year-old mansion and surrounded by acres of stunning English countryside, we provide simple but beautifully prepared food and a warm atmosphere at a price that belies the quality.  After you’ve made your vows, imagine retreating to the former estate of Lord Kitchener for champagne, beers, wine and good food surrounded by your friends and family. Imagine gazing out of the tall windows with your other half at some of the most beautiful surroundings the country has to offer, before sitting down to celebrate the life you’re about to begin together. Licensed for Civil Ceremonies, thus enabling you to marry in either the Georgian or Jacobean Room within the Manor House itself or in the breath-taking Italian Garden. The Georgian Room and the Jacobean Room in the Manor House are stunning examples of historic grandeur and the Italian Garden is an oasis of tranquility, with stone statues, seasonal flowers, wild life pond and a sheltered stone gazebo.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 25-30
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Early Spring 80+, Late Spring 70+, Autumn 40+)


Discovery Park, Sandwich

The old Pfizer site homes our large wedding fair in Sandwich.  The event takes place in ‘The Gateway’ building which is the main conference centre of the park. The Park covers 220 acres and boasts over 1.5m sq. ft. of high-class secure accommodation. Spaces range from specialist laboratories and commercial office space through to practical warehousing and manufacturing facilities and bespoke accommodation is available. The majority of the site was developed in 2000 and accommodation is state-of-the-art, specified to the highest standards and designed to offer a vibrant and enterprising working backdrop on flexible terms.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 25-40
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Spring 60+, Autumn 40+)


Medway Park, Gillingham

 

A large venue space within the old Black Lion Leisure Centre in Gillingham.  A great space for lots of Kent suppliers to come together and promote their goods and services.  Ample parking.

 

Average number of exhibitors;50-80
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Spring 175+, Autumn 100+)


Howfield Manor, Canterbury

 

A truly romantic venue, Howfield has a Civil Wedding Licence and an individual approach to planning a wedding that you will not find at many other venues.  Our emphasis at Howfield is to provide an informal and relaxed environment in which to enjoy your wedding.  With no pre-defined package available, our approach is firstly to see if Howfield is the place for you and then to work together to meet your needs.  We offer flexibility, both in what we can provide and how we can meet your expectations within a given budget.  This flexibility extends to how you wish to use the hotel and grounds, and if you wish to have the hotel for your exclusive use for the duration of your wedding then this can be arranged.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 25-30
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Spring 60+, Autumn 40+)


Kent Cricket Ground, Canterbury

 

Official home of the counties Cricket team, the Spitfire Ground is a perfect setting for parties and events of all kinds.  It is also the home of East Kent’s Biggest wedding fair which houses over 60 exhibitors from all different areas of the industry.  You have excellent views of the pitch and ground from both levels of the split floor fair and it is a show not be missed as a bride to be or a potentital exhibitor.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 60
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Early Spring 200+, Late Spring 150+, Autumn 100+)


Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone

 

At Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel we understand that everyone is unique, which is why we will create a bespoke wedding package to ensure your wedding day lives up to your individual expectations. Arrive in style at the hotel by taking advantage of our onsite helipad, an entrance that your guests will never forget and a perfect photo opportunity. For the rest of your wedding photography, take advantage of our traditional gazebo or winding staircase to capture your memories.
From an intimate gathering to an extraordinary affair, whether you dream of a horse and carriage arrival or the ease and peace of mind that comes with celebrating the whole day under one roof, our experienced team is on hand to turn your wedding day dreams into a reality by helping to create the wedding day you’ve always dreamt of.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 25-40
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Spring 70+, Autumn 40+)


University of Kent, Canterbury

 

The University of Kent host a grand showcase in Early spring with lots of wedding suppliers looking to show off their products and services.  This is not a wedding venue but a fantastic place to come and see some of Kent’s best wedding exhibitors.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 60-80
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Early Spring 150+)


Westenhanger Castle, Hythe

 

Westenhanger Castle is a fortified manor house once owned by royalty, located next to Westenhanger railway station and the grandstand of Folkestone Racecourse in Kent.  The wedding experience at Westenhanger Castle is totally unique making your day a day to remember.  The restoration of Westenhanger Castle is an ongoing project. We would like you to be assured that by choosing this beautiful venue for your wedding, you will have personally contributed to the continuation of the work that will ensure that others may enjoy this historical site for many years to come.

 

Average number of exhibitors; 25-40
Average bride attendance at this fair; (Spring 70+, Autumn 40+)

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