Weddings at the University of Kent

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Weddings

Celebrate your special day with us

Congratulations on your engagement

Enjoy your special day by holding your wedding or reception at one of our wonderful venues.

Our beautiful parkland campus has views over the city of Canterbury and its famous Cathedral providing a perfect backdrop for photos of your special day.

You and your guests can enjoy a drinks reception on one of our lawns admiring the view, take a stroll through our rose garden or light up the dance floor in our Darwin suite.

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Darwin Suite

The stunning Darwin Suite is the perfect location for your special day. Darwin Suite is on our beautiful 300 acre campus. Contact our team today about booking a show round the Suite, our campus and discuss how we can help plan your wedding at Kent. 

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A venue perfect for you

At Kent we have flexible venues so you can style them to your bespoke tastes with various layout and décor options.  Whether you are looking for grand staircases, chandelier lighting or snug areas, we have it all.  

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Turn your ideas into a reality

We're here to make your dream day come true. So your dedicated wedding co-ordinator will be there with you every step of the way on hand from the planning stages through to the day itself to work through all the details.  

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Your day is all about you

Which is why we bring together every detail of your wedding to match your vision

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Eat, drink and celebrate!

Every detail matters. Whatever your budget, we will ensure everything is perfect. Our expert team will take the pressure off you, so you can relax and enjoy every moment.

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Everything is here

We are easily accessible by car or public transport and are only minutes away from the centre of Canterbury. Once you're here we have everything you could need - versatile venue space for small and large celebrations, en-suite B&B guest accommodation, a talented catering team, private bars, dance floor, state of the art AV system, plenty of free parking, and even a cinema and theatre!

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Capture the moment

Unique photograph opportunities across a diverse 300 acre site with stunning views over Canterbury.

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Local contacts

Sit back and relax, we've got our little black book of trusted local partners that can help supply everything needed for your wedding.  

There's lots to tickle your taste buds too

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Kent Connections?

Whether your eyes met across a crowded lecture theatre or you bumped into each other during a house party, let us know if you met your loved one on campus or locally and we'll do our best to meet any special requirements you have to rekindle the nostalgia. 

Cheers!

If you have a question or want to find out more about holding your wedding event at Kent, our dedicated co-ordinator Jan would love to hear from you.