• A variety of spaces catering for a whole host of wedding party sizes

• An impressive backdrop with a fascinating history

• Our five-star service provides you with the most fantastic of wedding days

Portsmouth Guildhall is the perfect location for your wedding day. Best known for its beautiful exterior and steps leading to the grand bronze doors; Portsmouth Guildhall offers the most magnificent of entrances.

Portsmouth Guildhall is most famous today as the city’s leading entertainment venue, but the history of this iconic building also shines a light on the antiquity of the whole city. Originally completed in 1890, Portsmouth Guildhall is an impressive backdrop with a fascinating history that is sure to provide you with the most memorable of wedding days.

The stately ceremonial steps leading to the majestic one-tonne bronze doors were until recently only available for use by royalty, but are now also available to you for the grandest of entrances.

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We have a variety of different rooms to accommodate your preferences; all of them have a slightly different look and feel:

Lord Mayors Banqueting Room

Rich in history, the Lord Mayors Banqueting Room offers the perfect space for an intimate wedding ceremony or wedding breakfast for up to 120 people. Its elegant all original features are set off by the large windows and high - ceilings; creating a bright space perfect to celebrate your special day. Located on the Lord Mayors Floor, the Banqueting Room offers the kind of decadence you would expect from such a majestic building.

Portsmouth Room

The Portsmouth Room is available for wedding breakfasts and intimate dinners as well as the wedding ceremony itself. Newly refurbished, the elegantly designed room is both bright and spacious, creating the perfect setting for your wedding day. It also boasts its own private bar and lounge area for the evening reception.

Zodiac Gallery

The artwork that surrounds the walls of the Zodiac Gallery remains the largest acid stained glass mural in the world, and among the most important in existence. The beautiful surroundings are perfect for the wedding breakfast, with this fantastic space catering for up to 120 people; as well as being a great space for the evening buffet and reception.

Freda Swain Lounge

Adjacent to the Zodiac Gallery, the Freda Swain Lounge is a fantastic space to hold an evening reception. Comfortable sofas surround the room, with a dance floor for the more adventurous guests. The Freda Swain Lounge also boasts its own fully-stocked bar.

Contact us today for a tailor made quote or for a physical copy of our Wedding Brochure.

Please call 02393 870182 or email