Brighton Wedding Venues | LGBT Weddings
Beautiful Brighton. A haven for tourists, culturists and romantics alike. A variety of attractions, culturally forward, and only an hour by train from London, Brighton is a must-see for everyone. The compact and intimate nature of the city means you can reach most of what the city has to offer by foot, a perfect opportunity for adventures with your partner. Brighton’s attractions vary between the traditional and the modern, from the gorgeous 19th century Royal Pavilion, to the more modern sensibilities of Brighton Pier and the i360, whatever your looking for on your romantic trip, Brighton will likely have it.
Apart from being beautiful and picturesque, Brighton is also arguably the most LGBT friendly location in the UK with a very open outlook towards the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community. Brighton Pride is one of the city’s biggest events every year and is one of the biggest gay Pride festival in the U.K. The plethora of nightclubs and bars (all of them very welcoming and a fair amount even targeted at LGBT’s) mean whenever you decide to tie the knot on the Sussex coast, Brighton will be sure to give you a time you won’t ever forget.
And for the most important bit for you and your partner, Brighton is also famous for hosting extravagant LGBT weddings!
My name is Katie Jones and I work for wedding rings shop Orla James, a short drive from my home town of Brighton. As someone’s who’s lived in this part of the world my whole life I can safely say if you plan on saying ‘I Do’ in the UK with your partner, then Brighton should be on your destination list. To lend you a helping hand in the decision-making process, here’s a couple of venue ideas for you and your partners wedding in Brighton.
Pangdean Old Barn:
5 miles north of Brighton, Pangdean Old Barn is set in a beautiful rustic location. With stunning views of the Sussex Downs and parts of South Downs National park, the resplendent 1720 Oak Barn is cozy and comfortable for intimate and large LGBT weddings. Licensed for civil partnerships and marriages, you can opt for three locations at Pangdean Old Barn – the Stable, the Old Barn, and the Mulberry Lodge garden. You can also hire vintage cars and horse-drawn carriages to make your grand entrance at the venue of your choice.
Queens Hotel Brighton:
Queens Hotel in Brighton is a historic Regency hotel. The hotel has an air of calm, professionalism, décor, and style. Lesbian and Gay partners wishing to tie the knot here are sure to be blown away by the service and facilities available. You can opt for a civil partnership at this gorgeous venue to cement your relationship. Queens Hotel offers the option of hiring an in-house wedding coordinator and events specialist to ensure you are stress-free from planning the entire wedding. At the Queens Hotel Brighton, you are sure to get everything you’ve dreamed of for your wedding day.
Royal Pavilion in the British Isles was the seaside palace of Prince Regent George IV. With artwork and original paintings adorning the walls lent by Her Majesty The Queen, The Royal Pavilion comes alive with Edwardian grace. The Royal Pavilion has now been restored to its 19th century Indian splendor with towers, minarets, and domes. The glorious Red Drawing Room and Music Rooms are licensed for LGBT civil ceremonies. All ceremonies are performed by the Brighton and Hove Register Office. With stunning backdrops of the gardens and greens, you are sure to fall in love with this historical romantic venue.
Beautiful seaside Brighton Pier is an exquisite wedding venue that makes everyone happy. With lovely English food like fish and chips, doughnuts, churros, and candy floss canapés, the options available are endless. Brighton Pier has fantastic wedding packages available for couples wishing to tie the knot. LGBT friendly, you can seal the deal with a kiss on the carousel, climb the Helter Skelter, or take photos in the ‘Just Married’ photo booths. Brighton Pier weddings are fun about as fun as you can get. To host a gorgeous and merry wedding, choose Brighton Pier as your wedding venue.
Angel House is a townhouse on the Brighton seafront. The entire house can be rented for your civil wedding ceremony and can house close to 85 people throughout the day. Civil partnerships and weddings are hosted on the first floor of the Regency Room. From the romantic Regency Room, you can view the Angel Peace statue towards the sea. Angel House has a magical, yet relaxed atmosphere that couples find very soothing. It is also located in one of the most fun and lively neighborhoods with plenty of places for your guests to visit. You can also host your wedding reception at Angel House in style.
Katie Jones loves to write, travel, practice yoga and read at any available moment! Currently working for Orla James, she adores living by the sea in Brighton UK with all of its creative opportunities that it brings.