You may have some questions that arise when planning your big day. Please find below a list of frequently asked questions to help you. If your query is not answered below, please contact our team who will be more than happy to assist you.
Privacy & cookies
To understand privacy and cookies in use on this website, we have a dedicated privacy and cookies notice, which informs you of what to expect when Weddings at QMUL (the weddings brand of Queen Mary University of London) collects personal information via this website. It applies to information we collect about:
Visitors to our websites
People who request a site visit or send an enquiry
People who communicate with us via our 'Live Chat' facility
Use of external caterers
Special dietary requirements
Wedding menu tasting sessions
Corkage for wine/champagne/beer
You are more than welcome to bring your own wine, champagne, spirits and beer with you, we just require a corkage charge:
- £10 per bottle of wine
- £15 per bottle of champagne/spirit
- £10 per case of 24 beers.
We do have an extensive wine list available via our in house Restaurants & Hospitality Service, please ask our team for more details.
Minimum and maximum guest numbers
Due to the size and nature of our venue, we would recommend that wedding parties consist of a minimum 100 guests. If your wedding party is likely to be less than 100, please contact a member of our team to discuss your requirements.
The Octagon can accommodate up to 220 guests for a seated meal.
Local accommodation options
Wedding ceremonies license
Exclusive use of venue
Additional sitting/quiet areas
Early access for set up
Cake stand & knife
Acceptable wedding decor
Access to Wedding Coordinator
Getting to Weddings at QMUL