Your Yorkshire Wedding - January/February 2024 (Issue 64)

THE FAVERSHAM 0113 243 1481 | The Faversham is one of the most sought after alternative venues in the city of Leeds and is ideal for those looking for less traditional nuptials. Originally a hotel, opening its doors in 1947, the venue has undergone an impressive renovation and has been reimagined to create a stylish backdrop to any wedding day. Located just five minutes from the city centre it has its own private grounds with parking. The multi-purpose events space with original glass-roofed Conservatory, elegant Lounge and outdoor south-facing terrace combined with the Main Room’s original flooring and exposed brickwork make it a dreamy setting for a wedding. The Faversham’s eclectic mix of vintage, industrial and modern furniture provides you with the flexibility to create your own settings in each room. You can host your ceremony in the Conservatory for up to 85 people or for up to 120 people in the Main Hall. Afterwards, the team can cater your wedding breakfast for guest numbers of 60 up to 140 and evening receptions for up to 300 people. The experienced in-house events management team will be on hand throughout your day to ensure everything runs perfectly. From the initial enquiry, throughout the planning, to the final execution, they’ll ensure every detail of your big day is taken care of and the process is as seamless and stress-free as possible. LINEHAM FARM 0113 378 3945 | Set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside and surrounded by 120 acres of outstanding natural beauty, Lineham Farm with its 17th-century farmhouse, is an idyllic backdrop for your celebration. It provides a completely blank canvas for you to get creative with, making your day your own, and with exclusive use of the venue for the weekend, it’s wonderfully flexible to boot. The Barn Room (110 seated and 150 evening guests) is the main function room and indoor ceremony area here. With Yorkshire stone walls, a high beamed ceiling and twinkling fairylights its a cosy, magical setting. Alternatively, marquee weddings allow you to create the perfect balance of an indoor and outdoor celebration as you immerse yourselves in the outstanding beauty of the Yorkshire countryside. The event field has plenty of space for marquees, tents, tipis and yurts. You also get exclusive use of the farmhouse, cottages and courtyards. The Courtyard is the ideal spot for ceremonies, drinks receptions or even evening celebrations. Sheltered from the wind by the Yorkshire stone buildings, and with plenty of space for an outdoor bar, it’s a lovely sunny space made for mingling. There can be few settings more magical for a ceremony than the farm’s unspoilt woodlands. Set among towering fir trees, beautiful foliage and natural wetlands, the space is intimate and enchanting. Hold your entire wedding beneath the forest canopy or simply use the woodland for scenic photographs. Lineham Farm provides accommodation for up to 50 overnight guests. Additional friends and family can make use of the dedicated camping area or stay at one of the many nearby hotels. The lovely double room on the ground floor of the farmhouse is set aside as the wedding suite, complete with seating area, kitchenette, log burner and en-suite bathroom. From street food and pizza vans to cocktail bars and sit-down meals, find the caterers you love and the venue will happily accommodate them for you. It also has a selection of recommended suppliers in case you get stuck. You have access to the kitchen and dining facilities with plenty of fridge space for food and drinks. 18