Strangers' hall

One of Norwich’s oldest & most fascinating buildings

This awe-inspiring Tudor house is located in the heart of Norwich city centre and is one of the oldest, most historic buildings of its time.

Dating back to 1320, Strangers Hall has been home to many of the city’s most notable residents and the scene of many a fascinating story. Now you can make it part of your own story by tying the knot in front of your friends and family at this oasis of calm amongst the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

Strangers’ Hall lends itself as a wonderful wedding venue as well as a memorable private venue for functions of all kinds. Whether you’re looking for a wedding, private or corporate venue in Norwich specifically, or are considering the county as a whole, Strangers’ Hall has so much to offer and is steeped in history in a way that only this kind of venue can be.

Several of the period rooms are available to hire for weddings and events alongside the peaceful Elizabethan Knot Garden, a hidden gem located at the rear of the building and exclusively available for your guests to enjoy at their leisure.

Ceremony

Strangers’ Hall can offer a number of options when hosting a civil ceremony. The fifteenth-century Great Hall was the heart of the medieval and Tudor home and now offers an ideal space for weddings with up to 70 guests. The Great Hall features a beautiful bay window and a door that leads directly to the garden, which boasts beds of old-fashioned roses as well as a small knot garden.

The Georgian Dining Room offers a more intimate space for up to 50 guests and is a stunning ensemble of deep sash windows, painted wall panelling, decorated over mantel and elegant chandelier.

The close grain of the eighteenth-century mahogany furniture highlights the delicate carvings seen in the chair backs and was the height of fashion in the Georgian period. The dining chairs, based on Thomas Chippendale’s designs, have wide seats to accommodate the wide skirts of fashionable ladies of the time – perfect for blushing brides and their delicate dresses.

Reception

Originally used to lavishly entertain guests by the owners of Strangers’ Hall, the Great Hall can provide a medieval setting to formally seat 50 guests for wedding breakfast, corporate gathering or private dinner. The Elizabethan Knot Garden can provide an alternate English garden dining area with the provision of a marquee at an additional cost.

The Undercroft of Strangers’ Hall offers a wet weather plan for any drink and canapé reception following an on-site ceremony. This additional, medieval space is perfect for hosting an evening reception, allowing the celebrations to continue after the day’s formalities have drawn to a close.

With atmosphere, history and plenty of space in the centre of the city, Strangers’ Hall is a fantastic wedding venue for happy couples looking to give their special day an elegant edge.

At a Glance

A variety of rooms and space, beautiful surronundings and the Elizabethan knot Garden

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City centre location

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Pay and display parking facilities within walking distance

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90 x guest standing capacity

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70 x guest seated capacity for ceremony

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50 x guest seated capacity for dinner

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Licensed for civil ceremonies

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Wedding Venue

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Corporate Opportunities

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Private Functions

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Guided tours

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Exclusive hire

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Gressenhall The Norfolk Events Company
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Location

Strangers’ Hall
Charring Cross
Norwich
NR2 4AL

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