The choice of venue for your Asian wedding or themed corporate event is one of the most important decisions that you will make. You will want it to be a stunning venue, able to accommodate all your guests and providing you with all the facilities that you need. There is an abundance of glorious wedding venues around the country that can offer the space you need so we'll work with you to find your dream wedding venue.
The RAAJ team work with some of the leading venues around the UK, helping you to choose the right one for you. If you have a specific venue in mind for your wedding or event, then let us know and we will endeavour to work with your chosen venue to meet your requirements.
Telford International Centre, Shropshire
Perfectly situated adjacent to the West Midlands, Telford International Centre is a fabulous venue for Asian weddings, with their Ironbridge suite alone being able to accommodate up to 1,000 guests, along with numerous other suites for your engagement, pre-wedding and wedding parties. With hotels within easy walking distance and ample on-site parking at the venue, holding your Asian wedding at Telford International Centre is the ideal solution.
Haughton Hall Hotel, Shifnal
The stunning Haughton Hall Hotel is set within 35 acres of gardens and woodland and dates back to 1718. It also boasts a fishing lake, leisure centre, tennis court, an 18 hole golf course and, with 37 rooms to accommodate your guests, is the perfect location for weddings in the West Midlands.
Hilton Hall, Staffordshire
The wonderful Hilton Hall in Staffordshire is an 18th Century mansion house, full of character and original features, making a superb wedding venue. The house is surrounded by gardens, lake and woodland which provides a stunning backdrop for wedding photography, and also boasts a marquee pavilion in the gardens for your use.
The Buttermarket, Shrewsbury
Perfectly situated in the centre of the historic Shropshire town of Shrewsbury, The Buttermarket is an excellent event and wedding space in a grand white building, internally characterised by its steel columns and exposed beams. Due to it's central location, this means that there are plenty of hotels and guest houses in the near vicinity to accommodate your guests.
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham
Renowned for its atmosphere on matchdays, Edgbaston is one of the UK's leading cricket venues, hosting county games and also international test cricket matches. It is also a fabulous and unique event venue, perfect for Asian weddings. Conveniently located to the south of Birmingham city centre, Edgbaston really does provide you with one of the most contemporary wedding venues around.
Edgbaston was crowned Midlands Wedding Venue of the Year by the prestigious British Asian Wedding Awards in March 2017 and was named Best Venue in Birmingham Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards in June 2016.
Asian wedding venues and Indian wedding venues are plenty in number in number across the UK and certainly vary by type. For example, some Asian brides and grooms look for the classic hotel, with function suite and banqueting suite along with rooms on-site so that their guests can easily make a weekend of the special occasion. Country hotels and venues, however, are not the sole type of venues that are suitable for Asian weddings. for instance, some brides and grooms prefer to have their Asian wedding in historic museums or other places of interest - as long as large numbers of guests cabn be accommodated for the main wedding, and there are hotels and guest houses in the near vicinity, then there is no restriction on the type of venue that are suitable for Asian weddings. In essence, the world is your oyster!
Apart from the actual size and type of Asian wedding venue, what is important? The answer to this question lies in what is important to you, and what do you think will be important to your guests. It's true to say that many brides and grooms have ideas about how they want their Asian wedding to look and feel, and the best Asian wedding venues in the UK ensure that they work with the bride and groom to achieve this. This means listening to the couple to find out their likes and dislikes, their preferences and learn about their individual styling. No-one wants to be dicated to in terms of what cutlery, crockery, furniture, drapes, mandap and other elements of an Asian wedding they are 'allowed' to have at a venue - more so, the best wedding venues will offer the brides and grooms a range of different options, often from outside suppliers such as The RAAJ, for example, to bring them the best of all worlds - this way, the bride and groom get to hold their wedding at the venue of their choice and can then style it according to their own preferences. Yes, many Indian wedding venues can offer a particular style of furniture, mandap, cutlery and crockery, for example, but this isn't for everyone, and so it's important to ensure that your venue offers you everything that you want - don't settle for second best! Ultimately, your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and you deserve everything to your 100% satisfaction.
With suppliers such as The RAAJ working with the best Asian wedding venues around the country, this means that you are able to choose from a multitude of different ranges when it comes to mandap hire, wedding decor and even Asian wedding caterers as you can design your own menu. Individuality costs nothing, and the best Asian weddings are those with the special personal touches that are unique to the bride, the groom and their families - after all, it is this attention to detail which provides the most memorable occasions.
Choose your Asian wedding venue wisely and always make sure you ask the right questions. Yes they might have the size of venue you need, but always think about how you will style your event and whether they are able to accommodate your requirements - the best ones most certainly will.
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