Wedding Receptions

Planning your special day can be quite stressful to say the least, however, our events team are here to help you plan your perfect wedding. With years of experience, we can offer knowledge and ideas that tailor to meet your needs and expectations. We also provide menus that will tickle anyone's taste buds, from traditional to contemporary catering. We also have a menu with a selection of various wines, champagnes and cocktails.

The Corn Exchange not only operates in the heart of Bedford,        we also have a range of other locations in and around the area. There are a mixture of both historic and modern venues that you   can choose from depending on the style of your wedding.


Bedford Corn Exchange

The Bedford Corn Exchange provides a beautiful and breathtaking wedding reception venue for your special occasion with a unique fusion of historic setting and professional services that creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for your guests. The venue will exceed your expectations with the highest quality food and services. Whatever the challenge, we will rise to the task with innovation and style.

For more information please contact us.

The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford is an exciting, unique and accessible venue for weddings.  Newly refitted throughout it boasts state of the art facilities, flexible spaces and an attractive central location close to the Town Centre and Bedford’s Beautiful Embankment.

We have three rooms available for hire:

Sir William Harpur Gallery

An elegant space that’s ideal for evening receptions.  The opportunity to view temporary and touring exhibitions in this gallery will add a cultural twist to any planned event.

Castle Room

A state of the art room with PA system and adjoining catering facilities.  This space is ideal for evening receptions.

Wixamtree Gallery

A newly refurbished space ideal for those that would like to hold a small reception amidst the cultural surroundings of The Higgins renowned watercolour and print collection.

For more information please contact us.

Bedford wedding reception venue


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