Frequently Asked Questions

Weddings

How do I book my ceremony?

If you are considering a ceremony you will need to complete a ceremony enquiry form with the Northamptonshire Council which can be found here or call 0300 126 1000.

What are your maximum capacities?

The Pavilion can hold up to 800 guests for a full wedding breakfast. The Terrace Suite can hold up to 120 guests for a wedding breakfast and up to 150 for an evening reception.

How far in advance can I book?

If you have a particular date in mind, why not check our availability and hold a provisional booking? This can be held for two weeks whilst you discuss requirements with our Event team.

Who do I speak to about deposits, payments or final balances?

Deposits, payments & final balances can be discussed at the time of your booking to suit your requirements with your event coordinator.

Do our guests have to pay for car parking?

No, your guests will receive complimentary car parking and the arrangements for this will be discussed at you planning meeting.

Do you have a separate room available for the Wedding Registry?

All of our function rooms are licensed for Civil Ceremonies and can be conducted on the same day as your wedding (subject to registrar availability).

The Pavilion can hold up to 500 guests for a Civil Ceremony and the Celebration Suite up to 120 guests. Please contact the Events Team for pricing information.

Can I bring my own disco?

You can bring in any outside entertainment but you will need to supply the venue with current PAT test certificates for equipment brought on-site and public liability insurance covering up to £10 million.

Can we land a helicopter at Wicksteed Park?

Yes, this can be arranged if required.

Can we bring fireworks into Wicksteed Park?

Fireworks, pyrotechnics & flairs are not permitted.

Do you have any accommodation?

We do not have a hotel on site however we have a campsite and we can offer preferential rates at the following hotels: Kettering Holiday Inn | Barton Hall | Kettering Park Hotel

What if we require the room for more than the 12 hours specified in your package?

Additional hours are available at a charge of £200.00 per hour.

Didn't answer your question?

Whether you have an enquiry about an existing event, a question about our ceremony rooms, or you’d like to arrange a site visit, please contact one of our dedicated Events Team members at events@wicksteedpark.org or 01536 512475 (Ext. 212).