Don’t get overwhelmed by the preparation needed to plan your perfect event. Micklefield Hall as a team of expert event managers to support you, every step of the way. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions together with their answers. Do get in touch if you have any others. If you would like to book a private viewing where you will get to meet the team and explore our stunning venue.
Can I just turn up to have a look?
Micklefield Hall is a private estate and we only offer exclusive hire. Viewings are by appointment only and are offered at a mutually convenient time. Please contact our office to arrange a viewing and meet the team 01923 778898
What is your maximum capacity
The Great Barn can accommodate up to 200 guests day or evening celebrations.
What can I hire Micklefield Hall for?
Our venue is perfect for many types of weddings, parties, anniversary dinners, Bar Mitzvahs, charity events, corporate days, product launches, filming, photo shoots and much more. Contact our office to discuss your requirements in more detail.
Do you hold more than one event a day?
Never, we only ever have one event per day, making Micklefield totally exclusive to you and your guests. Not many venues can offer this but as Micklefield is a private estate, we can ensure your special event is totally private.
Do you allow external catering?
We have a handful of carefully selected, exclusive catering partners that have been specifically picked for their expertise, level of service and quality. Anyone hiring Micklefield Hall has to use on of the caterers on our approved lists. More details are in our brochures which can be downloaded on our website.
What deposit is required?
Once you have viewed Micklefield Hall and met with our in-house event managers, you are offered the opportunity to put an available date on hold without charge. This is held for you for up to two weeks. To totally secure a day for your special event, we require a non-refundable deposit of £2,000+VAT.
Is there disabled access?
Yes, we have purpose-built pathways for our outside ceremony areas. The Great Barn has disabled access and there are accessible toilets on site. If you have any requirements or accessibility concerns, please contact our team in the office who can talk you through how disability friendly our venue is.
Can we have Chinese lanterns or fireworks?
To protect our wildlife and respect our neighbours, we do not allow the use of Chinese lanterns or fireworks on our estate.
Is there anyone to help set up on the day?
Our expert team of in-house event managers are always included for your day. They are there to ensure your event spaces are beautifully arranged, that The Great Barn is gorgeously dressed for your meal, that our venue is pristine for your arrival and to help coordinate all of your suppliers. Your caterer will dress the tables for your meal and the other decorations are usually done by the suppliers of your choice. Your event manager for the day will have all the details of your event beforehand and will have a professional team of assistants to ensure that everything runs seamlessly and that our service goes above and beyond.
When does the music need to stop?
Any music must stop at 11.30pm.
What time does the bar shut?
The bar will close at 11.30pm
When do you need final guest numbers and details of our event by?
Our team in the office will send you a form that needs to be completed a few weeks before your event. We also like to organise another face to face meeting with your event manager, around 7-10 days before your event. This ensures we are aware of all your arrangements, timings and suppliers. This allows us to provide a seamless and professional service on the day of your event and let you concentrate on enjoying your day.