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The Perfect Venue for Weddings and Civil Partnerships

Looking for an affordable and contemporary venue for your big day?

Rhodes offers you:

  • A choice of bright, modern rooms – we can cater from 20 – 130 guests
  • A comfortable bar area for guests and a recommended choice of caterers
  • A historical Grade II listed building and private grounds which provide a lovely backdrop for photos
  • Experienced staff to guide you through the planning process and ensure the smooth running of your day

Rooms Available

The Main Hall
Capacity: 160 guests (sit down meal)

The Cedar Room
Capacity: 70 guests (for medium sized ceremony)

The Linden Room
Capacity: 20 guests (for a more intimate ceremony)

We provide a fully licensed bar for hire and a list of recommended catering firms for you to choose from.

Partnership with Radisson BLU London Stansted Airport

Special Room Rates Available!

Rhodes is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Radisson BLU at Stansted Airport. If you are booking your wedding, party, christening, meeting or conference and need accommodation for guests or delegates you can now take advantage of special rates at the Radisson BLU which are exclusive to Rhodes customers.
The hotel is also pleased to offer a complimentary room upgrade to all Rhodes newlyweds (subject to availability)

The Radisson BLU is an ultra modern, contemporary styled hotel with fantastic facilities including the famous wine tower, swimming pool and spa, three international themed restaurants, 500 themed guest rooms and 20 suites.

To find out more information speak to one of our Duty Managers on 01279 651746 or e-mail

A Personal Service

At your initial consultation you will be met by your personal Event Planner who will guide you through every step of the process – right up to and including the big day. We are extremely flexible and strive to accommodate couple’s requests wherever we can. Tell us your ideas and we’ll talk you through how to achieve the wedding of your dreams!
On the day our Event Planners will be on hand to ensure the smooth running of the ceremony and reception.


“We would like to thank all at Rhodes Arts Complex and Coppice Catering for their hard work in making our wedding day truly magical.  It was everything we had dreamed of: the venue looked stunning & was the perfect place to host a large wedding reception – cannot recommend it highly enough.”
Maria and Michael Hughes, June 2014


“Thank you so much for making our day so special.”
Derek and Maggie Foreman, October 2009

“Thank you SO much for all your help, the venue was perfect, the staff couldn’t do more to make our day so special.
We were extremely happy with the whole day.”
Carly and Stuart (and baby Amber), August 2009

Friends of Rhodes

Do you love the arts and culture? Are you interested in local history?

Then why not become a Friend of Rhodes and take advantage of the many benefits membership offers you? Find out more

Corporate Sponsorship

Rhodes is a vibrant, successful venue in the heart of Bishop's Stortford which attracts more than 100,000 visitors per year. Sponsorship of the arts offers excellent value for money! Find out more