Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - March/April 2022 (Issue 62)

WIRRAL AND LIVERPOOL Spotlight on... Tie the knot in a local hotspot THE RACQUET CLUB HOTEL 0151 236 6676 | Located in Liverpool’s commercial district, The Racquet Club is perfectly positioned for both access to public transport and parking facilities. Close to the famous Waterfront it offers a beautiful and iconic location for your wedding day. It has eight bedrooms, which are individually decorated in a combination of traditional and contemporary styles. Built in 1859 by Sir James Picton as the headquarters for Sir William Brown, an American shipping merchant, its form is that of an Italianate palazzo. Carved plaques above the windows include Isabella I, Columbus, Bermejo, Vespucci, Cortez, Queen Anacoana and Francisco Pizarro. The venue is delightfully furnished with an eclectic mix of modern and traditional pieces along with an extensive collection of original artwork. Ceremonies are hosted in the Main Room (130 guests) or the Restaurant (100 guests). But, there is a choice of more intimate spaces for the “I dos” too in the shape of the Club Room (25 guests) or Private Dining Room (25 guests). When it comes to the celebrations the same four spaces are available depending on the size of your guest list. For receptions the Main Room can hold 138 loved ones, the Restaurant has a capacity of 100, the Club Room has space for 40 and the private dining room can host a wedding breakfast for 24. Speaking of which, the venue offers a free tasting session for you both. Capacity throughout the venue for the evening reception is 250. 14