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.
Information about the services provided by Blackfriars Priory are outlined below
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.
The Priory is centrally located and is conveniently nestled among several City centre car parks.
We can’t thank you and your team enough for organising the day. It was the perfect balance of ceremony and fun. Everyone was blown away with the beauty of the building and the way it lends itself perfectly to the occasion. Your attention to detail and relaxed approach helped the day go perfectly.
P & C
Bride & Groom
We were lucky to have Kerry helping us organise our wedding at Blackfriars, shes very professional, trustworthy and happy to go above and beyond. It made us feel at ease on our big day knowing that Kerry was there to deal with any problems. Happy to help out of hours and made it feel easy to ask questions.
Mr & Mrs Bubb
Bride & Groom
Thank you so much for making our day so special. The venue looked amazing, and all of our guests loved it. We loved the drinks and felt as relaxed as we could have been on our wedding day. Thank you for all of your hard work.
L & L