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Mesnes Park
Started by: linma (2351) Report abuse
My son is going to a wedding in June and he tells me it's in Mesnes Park, is there a Wedding Chapel there?

Posted by: pippa (99) Report abuse
I think the lodge at the entrance to the park can be used for weddings

Posted by: jo anne (31461)   Report abuse
From www.wigan.gov.uk:

Mesnes Park, Wigan has now been licensed to hold civil ceremonies. The two venues within the park are the Lodge and the Bandstand (only available May through to September weather permitting). The lodge can hold a maximum of 50 guests.

Posted by: linma (2351) Report abuse
Thank you both, much appreciated.

Posted by: jo anne (31461)   Report abuse
You're welcome, Linma, the bandstand is the subject of today's striking Photo-a-Day.

Posted by: jo anne (31461)   Report abuse
Wigan Council - News (8/6/15):

A full list of the 21 approved venues in the borough are included in a new ceremony brochure.

The new brochure is available to pick up now from Wigan Life Centre, Wigan Town Hall and Leigh Town Hall or you can contact the service on 01942 489003 or wiganregisteroffice@wigan.gov.uk.

Posted by: jo anne (31461)   Report abuse
Just seen on Twitter:

Don't forget Wigan Registrars Wedding Fair today, Sat 28 Nov, 10am - 4pm at Mesnes Park Lodge

Posted by: linma (2351) Report abuse
Saw the wedding cars outside yesterday, such a shame it was pouring down.

Posted by: jo anne (31461)   Report abuse
There's a chance to win a free wedding at Mesnes Park Lodge or Leigh Town Hall - Deal Days

Fri 20th May, Market Place, Wigan / Fri 27th May, Civic Square, Leigh - both 11am till 3pm

Posted by: jo anne (31461)   Report abuse
Wigan Council - Facebook (2nd April 2017):

'Long to get married at your favourite restaurant, on a boat or even at an intimate family BBQ? Have you been disappointed to hear that your perfect venue isn't licensed for marriage? Then our new 'Freedom Ceremony' package is for you!

We now offer a legal ceremony at our register office and a bespoke, personalised ceremony created by you at ANY venue you choose.' Link

 
 
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