Blackfriars Priory is a stunning 13th Century monument, nestled in the heart of Gloucester City Centre. One of the City’s best kept secrets, the site houses two licenced rooms with original scissor braced beams, a fully enclosed private cloister garden and one of the oldest surviving purpose built libraries in Europe. Available to hire exclusively for your wedding day, Blackfriars is bursting with unrivaled charm. Surround yourself with the ancient buildings and enjoy drinks and games in the garden, where the hustle and bustle of the City feels a million miles away. Our dedicated team are with you every step of the way to turn your dream day into a reality and with no minimum numbers and a seated capacity of up to 150, you have the freedom to create your dream day, whether it be a small and intimate wedding in our East Range or a big ‘wow’ factor day with all of your family and friends.

Pricing & Availability

Get in touch with Blackfriars Priory to find out pricing and availability.

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Information about the services provided by Blackfriars Priory are outlined below

Exclusive Use

The whole site is exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding day.


A bar is included, offering a variety of soft and alcoholic drinks.

Licensed For Marriage

There are two licensed rooms available. Our Upper East Range is suitable for up to 60 and the North Range up to 150.


Corkage is offered as an option at a reasonable price, giving you the freedom to provide the drinks of your choice for your welcome drinks and table wine.


Three approved caterers are available for you to choose from, meaning you have the freedom to choose your perfect menu or to opt for something bespoke from anyone on the list.

Late License


The Priory is centrally located and is conveniently nestled among several City centre car parks.

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