Wedding Open Evening
A chance to come and see Layer Marney Tower laid up, ready for a wedding. If you have been to our Wedding Fayre and liked the look of us, you will be even more impressed when you can see how we could look for your perfect day, with tables laid with crisp white linen, sparkling glasses and silverware, decorated with flowers as if ready and waiting for your wedding guests to arrive.
We don’t have a huge amount of Wedding Open Evenings or Open Days in the year, as we want to make sure that every one we hold is very carefully thought through and planned meticulously, with suppliers we know, trust and can honestly recommend. This is such a good opportunity to chat to them and try samples. We promise our Open Evening will be a fun event and you will leave with loads of ideas, your wedding notebook bulging with new contacts, your phone full of photos to inspire you.
There are lots of people for you to meet, including our caterers, Bouquet Garni, it is a really good opportunity to chat with them and talk through the various options. You can also taste some of their delicious food served from their iconic Citroen H Van. Try some wine from Mr Wheeler Wine who will have expert help and advice on hand, we don’t charge corkage, so there are lots of options for choosing your wine. You may well be delighted and surprised at the offers they give and the service they provide, including the sale or return option. The cake is so important and you can trust the Cabin Cake Company to come up with a cake to wow you and your guests. Let your imagination run wild and see what they can come up with!
W. Flowers have fabulous flowers and Wendy and Julia are full of ideas, our Long Gallery has a high ceiling and their tall arrangements are stunning. Whether you have a set idea in your mind what your wedding flowers will be like, or you have no idea and need inspiration, you will be with the right people.
Come and meet Kevin and Sabrina from Pengelly Photography It is so important to get the right photographer and someone you really get on with, they will spend a huge amount of time with you on your wedding day. You need to love their style and feel comfortable with them. Our music for the evening is from Piano DJ You need to hear the music yourselves to get the right wedding music for you, they are fantastic musicians who are adaptable and so professional, approachable and will swiftly assess what sound you want and produce it for you.
For magic and fun Nick Crown will be here to amaze you with mind blowing magic. Nick will entertain your guests at any time during the day and/or evening. His jaw dropping magic is a fantastic ice breaker for an evening reception, or his table top magic will be great fun at the Wedding Breakfast.
You will enjoy choosing your wedding favours, Wedding Events Angel may have the perfect edible favours for you! Not just favours though, so much more. This amazing company has all sorts of things to make your wedding different, their attention to detail and carefully sourced vintage extras, as well as beautiful candy carts, will make all the difference.
We are delighted to welcome, for the first time at one of our Open Evenings, The Prop Boutique, they can provide mini golf, retro games, vintage bikes. Fabulous things to keep your guests entertained. come and try out a few! They also have topiary love letters, a great idea, making a huge impact.
You will be wowed by the style and grandeur of the Corsellis Room where our Civil Ceremonies take place, however we are so fortunate that the parish church of St Mary’s, Layer Marney, is right next to the Tower. If you are thinking of a church wedding, we will have representatives from St Mary’s with us to discuss how to get married in the beautiful church. Chat to the Revd Lydia Smith, who will show you round the church and talk through your options.
Our Routemaster bus will be proudy parked in the car park for you to see, she is a popular choice for transporting wedding guests from their overnight accommodation on the wedding day and returning them safely at the end of the evening.
Should some of your guests like the idea of glamping, our Glamping Manager will be taking people to our Featherdown Farms luxury glamping site, a popular choice with some wedding guests.
This is an ideal opportunity to chat to our wedding team and these suppliers who work regularly here. No need to book just turn up. Free entry, a really informal evening when when you can talk, taste the food check out the variety of rooms that can be used for your wedding. If you choose a Layer Marney Tower wedding, you won’t be disappointed.
We have some late availability dates available, with special prices, talk to our Wedding Coordinator about possibilities.