FAQs

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Is Stock Farm licensed for Civil Ceremonies? And who do I contact to book a registrar?

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Stock Farm is licensed for civil ceremonies inside the barn and outside on the lawn. Cheshire East registrars cover civil ceremonies at our venue and can be contacted via ceremonysupport@cheshireeast.gov.uk or 01270 375140. For further information, please refer to their website: http://yourceremony.org.uk/


Q

Can I bring in my own catering?

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Tatton Weddings have 3 brilliant set caterers to choose from; The Flaming Gourmand, Olive Tree and Catherine Skates. For further information about our dedicated caterers, please refer to the “Food and Drink” tab on our website.


Q

Can I use my own bar supplier?

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We do not allow outside bar suppliers as we run the bar in-house at our venues. We have a number of drinks packages available which are available to download on the website. Alternatively, we do offer a corkage service; £14 for red/white wine, £16 for Prosecco and £25 for Champagne.


Q

Will there be another wedding taking place on my wedding day?

A

No, from the start of your venue hire period, you and your guests will have exclusive use of the venue and grounds.


Q

What is the maximum capacity of Stock Farm?

A

We can accommodate up to 220 people for weddings at Stock Farm.


Q

Is car parking available?

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Yes, there is an onsite car park at Stock Farm which can accommodate up to 60 cars. We do allow wedding guests to leave their cars here overnight at their own risk; however, cars must be collected by 10am the following day unless stated otherwise by a member of the team.


Q

Is Stock Farm suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs?

A

Our venue is easily accessible for everyone. Inside the barn, we also have a ramp to the Ladies, Gents, Disabled and Baby changing facilities.


Q

Is confetti allowed?

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Yes, although we request that only biodegradable confetti is used outside within the grounds of Stock Farm Barn.


Q

Can we use candles?

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Candles are permitted at Stock Farm, however due to safety reasons, all candles must be placed in a suitable holder e.g. tealight holder, votive, lanterns etc.


Q

Do you allow fireworks?

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We do allow fireworks permitted through our supplier, Nemesis Fireworks. The link to their website can be found here: http://www.fireworkuk.co.uk/


Q

Do you have a list of recommended suppliers?

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We have an extensive range of suppliers for all services you may require for your wedding day, these can be found on the “Suppliers” tab on our website.


Q

Do you have a PA system for speeches?

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Yes we have a PA system with a wireless microphone that can be used for speeches, as well as an aux cable providing the option to play a playlist on your device throughout the day should you wish.


Q

How many highchairs do you have?

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We have 6 highchairs available for you to use, should you require more there will be an extra charge applied to cover the hiring fee.


Q

Do you have a Toastmaster/ Master of Ceremonies at your venue?

A

We do not have a dedicated Toastmaster at Stock Farm; however we do have a fantastic one that we can recommend to you. Alternatively, many couples choose to delegate this job to the bestmen/Ushers!


Q

Will we be able to talk through my timings and how I envisage my wedding going close to the day?

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Yes, a final details appointment with a member of the Tatton Weddings team will be arranged with yourself and held approximately 6 weeks before your wedding.


Q

Who will be there at the venue working at my wedding?

A

Due to staff availability, this can vary according to dates and may not necessarily be known until nearer the time. However, we will inform you of staff members who will be present at your wedding during your final details meeting.