Banqueting Hire

The Bedford Corn Exchange provides a beautiful and breathtaking venue for your special occasion with a unique fusion of historic setting and professional services that creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for your guests. The venue will exceed your expectations with the highest quality food and services. Whatever the challenge, we will rise to the task with innovation and style.

Weddings, celebrations, functions, parties, ceremonies, working breakfasts or lunches, the Bedford Corn Exchange offers the setting to fulfil your needs. From the traditional to the most contemporary of styles, we have the experience and skills to make your event a success.

New special offer available for all functions booked Monday through to Wednesday. We are now offering a special two course menu for only £16 per person. For more information please contact  Tracey Walker. Click on the link below to download the menu.  Special Two Course Menu.

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The planning of your special day can be very stressful and we would like to help by reducing that stress. Our hospitality team have years of experience and can offer their knowledge in preparation for your big day. We are able to offer tailored menus with traditional or contemporary catering, Champagne or Kir Royale receptions and an extensive wine menu that can tickle the taste buds of the most discerning guests.

Civil Wedding Ceremonies at the Historic Old Town Hall

Bedford Corn Exchange now organises civil wedding ceremonies at the Old Town Hall. For further information and availability please contact Emma Richards.

Civil Ceremony at the Historial Old Town Hall

Weddings at Bromham Mill

Bedford Corn Exchange now project manage weddings within the historical and beautiful surrounds of Bromham Mill.

Packages can be tailor made to meet your needs from the traditional to the extravagant all within the grand marquee. You will have your own wedding planner to ensure your special day is perfect.

For more information  please contact Sunil Kalyan.

Christmas parties at Bedford Corn Exchange

By booking Bedford Corn Exchange for your Christmas Party, you are choosing Bedford’s ultimate party venue.

Let us make your party special with a selection of reception drinks, canapés, cocktails, a chocolate fountain or even an ice sculpture. We can organise an entertainment package to give your event the ultimate wow factor, from disco, karaoke, casino tables or a comedian, complete with set designs to compliment your theme. 

Tailor made packages can be arranged to suit individual tastes and budgets. We understand that special diets are a key aspect of any event, and we are committed to tailor any dishes to suit any dietary needs.

 Alternatively, why not have our Credit Crunching All Inclusive Package at £39.50 per person, which includes a 3 course meal, ½ bottle of wine, disco, hall hire and security. 

Please click here to view our Christmas Menus

For further information or to plan your menu, please contact Tracey Walker.

Private Parties and Corporate Events

The Main Auditorium, the Harpur Suite and the Howard Room can all be transformed to your requirements, each with its own unique presence creating the ambience that is individual to your special occasion. As every event is different, we pride ourselves in our ability to be flexible dependent on our clients’ requirements. From themed parties to cocktail bars and speciality cuisine, you can rest assured that every fine detail has been specifically thought out to ensure your special occasion is a success.

With a vast experience of hosting banqueting events, whether a product launch, corporate dinner, awards ceremony or corporate celebration. Utilising your budget and our knowledge we can transform this historic building into an exciting visual experience.

Corporate Dinner in Corn Exchange