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Updated 5 Jan 2021: From Tuesday 5 Jan until approximately Monday 15 Feb 2021, weddings and civil partnership ceremonies will not be permitted to take place except in exceptional circumstances. Government guidance provides that the situation will be reviewed before 15 Feb.

Whether you are having a civil ceremony, civil partnership, vow renewal or (when allowed) a reception, our multi award-winning galleries and function spaces are perfect for your special day. Combining stylish design, world class 20th century modern British art and contemporary exhibitions, The Hepworth Wakefield is the perfect location for the modern wedding.

25% discount on venue hire fee

Book now for a wedding ceremony for 15 people or fewer held before 30 June 2021 and receive a 25% discount on the venue hire fee.

Please use code HEPWED25% when booking.
T&Cs apply. New bookings only.

Contact a member of our team on hire@hepworthwakefield.org or telephone 01924 247362 for more details.

Civil Ceremonies

Our spacious Auditorium and all ten of our bright and airy galleries are licensed to host civil ceremonies. The adjoining galleries, ground floor spaces and garden provide the perfect backdrop for post ceremony drinks, dining and dancing.


Our dedicated team will help you create an occasion that is perfect for you. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding or an elaborate extravaganza, we can assist you every step of the way.


Our venue has a variety of stunning backdrops perfect for creating unique memories and photographic images. Take your snaps on the waterfront, bridge and boatyard, adjacent historic mills and newly opened garden.

Food, Drink & Entertainment

Our riverside terrace, sculpture gardens and stunning galleries provide the perfect backdrop for celebratory drinks. The elegant Auditorium or modern café, complete with views of the River Calder, are transformed to host your wedding breakfast.

Every booking receives a complimentary tasting for two and our in house catering team would be delighted to work with you to create something unique.

Our vast experience in event planning and delivery allows us to recommend suppliers and added extras to make your day unique. We work with a number of local suppliers who are able to provide everything you need. From florists to live bands, table decorations to magicians, we’re sure to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.


Contact us

To make an enquiry, please contact us on hire@hepworthwakefield.org or telephone 01924 247362.

Download our wedding brochure