Weddings

Weddings

Get joined at the Hipp! Hold your nuptials in the unique and historic surroundings of the theatre.

Put yourself centre stage and make sure the spotlight is all on you with a wedding in the elegant, flexible and accessible surroundings of Darlington Hippodrome. A blend of luxurious historical style combined with modern day facilities and a perfect backdrop for some wonderful photos!

With event and catering packages to suit your style and budget - our staff will work with you to make sure your perfect day is complete. To discuss your requirements, email hires.hippodrome@darlington.gov.uk or telephone the box office on 01325 405 405.

Wedding
Wedding

Packages

Be the star of your own show and get married on stage at Darlington Hippodrome. Read on to learn more about our packages. Want to learn more, simply email hires.hippodrome@darlington.gov.uk and we'll get back in touch for a chat.

Ceremony Only - £500

**Special Summer 2021 Offer - £400**

Our ceremony only package includes the following:

  • 3 hours hire
  • Use of our glamourous dressing rooms for bride and groom’s party pre-ceremony
  • Bar open 1 hour before ceremony & 1 hour after (choice of Hippo Lounge*/JWG Lounge/Footlights/Panto Bar)
  • Welcome drinks – non-alcoholic drink included per guest (orange juice), additional charges for welcome drinks:
    • Bucks Fizz - £4 per head
    • Bottle Of Beer - £4 per head
    • Prosecco - £5 per head
  • Ceremony on stage – 1 hour
  • Stage lighting, stage setting (black box), & music
  • Use of auditorium and surrounding areas for photography for 1 hour after ceremony
  • Above does not include registrar, booker to arrange this separately

    *Additional cost for exclusive use of Hippo Lounge café/bar as it would need to be closed to the public (Approx. £100)

Afternoon Reception - £700

**Special Summer 2021 Offer - £600**

  • As above - includes all Ceremony Only package
  • 5 hours hire, example below
    • Welcome drinks – 13:00-14:00
    • Ceremony On stage – 14:00-15:00
    • Drinks/Photography – 15:00-16:00
    • Food – 16:00-17:00
    • Drinks/Cake/Live Music – 17:00-18:00
  • Buffet options available - priced per head
  • Drink options available - priced per head
  • Above does not include registrar, booker to arrange this separately

Wedding Package - £2000

**Special Summer 2021 Offer - £1500**

  • From 21 June 2021 onwards only
  • 50 guests
  • Ceremony on stage (includes everything in Ceremony Only & Afternoon Reception package)
  • Cold buffet x 50
  • Bucks Fizz welcome drink
  • Ice cream for each guest
  • 2 x Bars open throughout
  • Sweet cart, including sweets/popcorn
  • Invites printed on Hippodrome tickets
  • Additional food/drink cost per head for any guests above 50
  • Evening reception not included
  • Above does not include registrar, booker to arrange this separately

The icing on the cake

Complete your day with our added extras:

  • Sweet cart (including sweets) - £300
  • Ice cream per head - £3
  • Wedding invites printed on Hippodrome tickets - £40

Evening Reception

Please contact us to discuss your requirements, email hires.hippodrome@darlington.gov.uk or telephone the box office on 01325 405 405.

Dates & Capacities

  • From 12 April 2021 – up to 15 guests, as per Covid Guidelines
  • From 17 May 2021 – up to 30 guests, as per Covid Guidelines
  • From 21 June 2021 – up to 100 guests