A York wedding venue has been named the best in Yorkshire at the award ceremony of The English Wedding Awards 2018.

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York’s Hospitium Crowned Yorkshire Wedding Venue of the Year

22 November 2018

A York wedding venue has been named the best in Yorkshire at the award ceremony of The English Wedding Awards 2018.

Members of the York Venues team joined 200 wedding professionals at the ceremony on Wednesday (Nov 21) at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel.

They were one of a number of prestigious venues in the county shortlisted for the award after being nominated by a couple who got married at the Hospitium in the York Museum Gardens.

Claire Knott, wedding and events manager for York Museums Trust, said: “We are absolutely thrilled to win this award. The team prides ourselves on making sure every couple who get married with us have the day they dreamed of, so we are delighted that one such couple took the time and effort to put us forward for this award. To then win and be named the Wedding Venue of the Year for Yorkshire is a fantastic accolade that we are very proud of.”

The 14th century Hospitium is a two-storey listed building set within the beautiful York Museum Gardens overlooked by the striking ruins of the Grade 1 listed St. Mary’s Abbey. It is licenced to hold weddings and civil ceremonies.

For those looking for their perfect wedding venue, there will be an Open Day at the Hospitium on January 27th 11am-3pm. The venue will set up and dressed so couples can begin to imagine how it may look on their special day and the friendly weddings team will be on hand to show you around.

The event is free and there is no need to book to visit. However you can reserve a show round by phoning 01904 687671 or emailing york.venues@ymt.org.uk.

All profits raised through weddings at the Hospitium are used to care for the collections and buildings of looked after by the charity York Museums Trust. For more information go to www.yorkvenues.org.uk

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