6 Theatre Wedding Venues in Ireland
It’s Showtime! If you’re a fan of cinematic adventure then host your wedding in one of these amazing theatre wedding venues in Ireland.
Have you ever dreamed of your name in lights? Take centre stage on your wedding day by hosting a cinematic themed wedding. Imagine vintage glamour, popcorn bars, light-up letters and adorable references to the most romantic films of all time.
The Belfast Empire Music Theatre
One of Belfast’s best loved music and comedy venues since 1987, The Belfast Empire Music Theatre is famous for being a great gig space. Set in a Victorian Era church, it is also the perfect backdrop for a wedding venue. This iconic theatre can accommodate around 100 day guests and up to 400 for the evening. The Empire does not provide a full catering service but they can organise a buffet or canapé selection.
Tel: 028 9024 9276, www.thebelfastempire.com
Smock Alley, Dublin
Smock Alley, which was the first theatre royal in Dubln, is a vibrant and alternative wedding venue set in restored 17th century buildings. The venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies followed by a reception in the Banqueting Hall. Despite being an inner city venue, there’s plenty of opportunity to take outstanding wedding photographs, in the multi-tiered theatre, the cobblestones of Cow Lane and the banks of the River Liffey to name a few!
Tel: 0353 1 677 0014, www.smockalley.com
Set Theatre at Langtons Hotel, Kilkenny
Set Theatre is located in the luxurious Langtons Hotel and is available to hire for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions. Elegantly decorated in hues of purple, gold and cream, the grand stage gives this venue the wow factor.
The Set Theatre also comes with access to a private courtyard for your guests to enjoy.
Tel: 0353 56 776 5133, www.langtons.ie
The Everyman Cork
One of Ireland’s most historic theatres, the Everyman Cork can be found in a listed building steeped in history. In 2009, the Everyman Cork hosted the first Irish wedding to be held on a stage. You too, can tie the knot on that very stage with up to 650 guests in the audience.
Tel: 0353 21 450 1673, www.theeverymancork.com
The Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Founded in 1904, the Abbey Theatre is Ireland’s national theatre. Couples can choose between the ornate Abbey and Peacock Auditoriums to hold their civil ceremony. Afterwards a drinks reception can be provided in the bright and spacious Yeats Lounge.
Tel: 0353 1 887 2200, www.abbeytheatre.ie
Queens Film Theatre, Belfast
Ideal for a chic city centre wedding, Queen’s Film Theatre is found in the stylish University Quarter of Belfast
Providing a tailored experience for every couple; the wedding ceremony can be held in Screen 1 with up to 220 guests.
After the vows, celebrate with friends and family in the bar with your own personalised cocktail. The venue also offers bespoke wedding dressing and the private screening of a movie of your choice.
Contact: 028 9097 1199, www.queensfilmtheatre.com