Unique Weddings at The Hepworth Wakefield</p>

Whether you are having a civil ceremony, civil partnership, vow renewal or reception our multi award-winning galleries and function spaces combine stylish design, world class 20th century modern British art and contemporary exhibitions, making The Hepworth Wakefield the perfect location for the modern wedding.

“Thank you so much, you really put so much hard work and effort into making our wedding as special and we really appreciate that”. Nicki Jarman, Bride

Civil Ceremonies

Our Auditorium and all ten of our stunning galleries are licensed to host civil ceremonies and adjoining galleries or ground floor spaces provide the perfect backdrop for post ceremony drinks.

Food, Drink & Entertainment

Our riverside terrace and sculpture gardens provide the backdrop to  celebratory drinks. The elegant Auditorium or modern Café Bar, complete with views of the River Calder, are transformed to host your wedding breakfast for up to 90 guests for formal dining or more for casual dining or when using our spaces in combination. The Café Bar provides a drinks service and space for dancing for your evening guests.

The Calder venue is a new addition to The Hepworth, providing a large scale, blank canvas venue in an industrial heritage setting for up to 280 guests. The red brick mill space presents infinite opportunities for decoration and styling to infuse your personality and wow your guests. 

Every booking receives a complimentary tasting for two and our in house catering team would be delighted to work with you to create something unique. 


Weddings at The Hepworth Wakefield come complete with a variety of stunning backdrops perfect for creating unique memories and photographic images. These include the breathtaking waterfront, bridge and boatyard; adjacent historic mills and gallery gardens to modern British art, leading contemporary exhibitions displayed in impressive architect-designed spaces.

Wedding Co-ordination

Our dedicated team will help you create an occasion around your individual needs, whether you are planning a small wedding or an elaborate extravaganza, we can assist you every step of the way and will be on hand on your day to ensure everything runs perfectly.


As a venue committed to family audiences we welcome children and can develop menus, create workshops and provide activity sheets to keep young guests entertained. We even have our own playground.

Our Friends

Our vast experience in event planning and delivery allows us to recommend suppliers and added extras to make your day unique. Here’s a selection of suppliers we love and trust:

Ruby Bloom was established in Wakefield 2006, three shop relocations later, the business is now based in Wakefield's Blacker Hall Farm and has quickly become a unique and trusted brand. Ruby Bloom has become the The Hepworth Wakefield's go-to florist and have created displays for numerous VIP events at the gallery.

Designer Michael De Nardo works from his London studio, creating distinctive jewellery for women and men – ‘everyday classics’ that are both eye-catching and easy to wear.


Book your special day with us on 6, 26, 27 August, 3, 23, 24 September 2017 for £1000 discount on our Calder package deal. Please get in touch for more details

Contact Us

To make an enquiry, please contact:

01924 247362
The Hepworth Wakefield
Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5AW