We have put together a list of questions and answers to save you time.
What Is the address for the venue?
Bordesley Park, Farm Dagnell End Rd, Alvechurch, Redditch B98 9BH
How and when do i need to RSVP by?
As soon as you can please, our deadline is 1st March 2024, so that we can confirm numbers with our suppliers. You can either RSVP just above with the online box or with the RSVP card inside your invitation.
What time do i need to arrive?
Please arrive at the venue from 12.30 you can grab a drink at the bar and be ready to take your seats for the ceremony at 13:15. You can find the full schedule below too.
Is there free parking?
There is parking for up to 50 vehicles on site, which is of course free of charge. You are welcome to leave your cars overnight, however these must be collected before 10 am the following day.
What is the dress code?
"Wedding casual" Due to the time of year, we didn't want anybody to feel uncomfortable, hot or bothered. We want you to feel fabulous in whatever you decide to wear. Therefore, open collard shirts, summer dresses and sandals are welcome.
What kind of confetti can we use?
The venue ask you use only natural petal confetti at Bordesley Park. Therefore we will provide all the confetti you need, just help yourselves.
Can we pay by card at the bar?
Yes – The indoor bar offers a full card service as well as the option to pay with cash.
Where can i stay?
We have listed a wide range of accommodation below. Please note The Abbey Hotel is the closest and within a 5 minute walk from the venue.
Is there transport to the hotel?
Recommended local taxi firm Local Taxi - 01527 66888 Pre-booking is recommended.
Will food be served?
Yes! We ask you to let us know of any dietary requirements. We have listed the menu below.
Will the ceremony be indoors?
The ceremony is inside along with the wedding breakfast. However, we are hoping to make full use of the outdoor space if the UK weather permits.
Do you have a gift registry?
No! Your presence at our wedding is gift enough. Should you wish to give a gift as well, a cash gift to put towards our honeymoon would be greatly appreciated.
Can we post photos to social media?
We politely ask you not to share photos of us on social media, we want to be able to choose who we share our professional photos with. However please feel free to take and share photos of yourselves, family and friends, we would love to see you all enjoying the day.
Anything else we need to know?
We understand being a Sunday, many of you will have work the following day, we don't want you to feel pressure to stay longer than you wish, so if you need to leave, you can make an "Irish Goodbye"
I still have questions! What's the best way to get in touch?
Just send us a message or speak to one of our bridal party they should be able to help.
Wedding Party
Meet our lovely friends who will by the side of the bride and groom on the big day.
Our long time friend, who has supported us always! Kept us going, and always listened. She will more than likely keeping our 3 monkeys in check!
This rock of a human has swished into our lives and just made it a better place! Her main role is keeping Ben, Chris and Nick in check! She'll need all the luck in the world.
The Glue!! A friend that came to us when we were rock bottom and picked us both up! Laura is without a doubt the one that will be organising and making sure everything is running smoothly!
The Best Man, Ben's Dad and Chief Wind-up merchant to the kids! If you need any information, seek the girls!
Groomsman, Fran's husband and Bens geek buddy! Likely to be playing pool with Ben while they are supposed to be getting ready! Chris is always down for a great laugh and will happily help anyone he can.
Groomsman, Laura's husband and has a hilariously dark sense of humour!! The most experienced Husband in the group, and will be sharing his words of wisdom with Ben - lets hope they make it to the aisle!
Sunday 30th June 2024
Attire: Wedding Casual
Bordesley Park Barns
Bordesley Park, Bordesley Park, Farm Dagnell End Rd, Alvechurch, Redditch B98 9BH, UK
Canapes and Cocktails
Wedding Breakfast and Speeches
First Dance
Pizza, Outdoor Fires and Dancing
Final Orders
Menu and Dietary Requirements
Please send any food/dietary requirements to us via email or text so these can be passed on to the caterers CANAPES Mini Yorkshire Pudding with Beef + Horseradish Brie & Caramalised Red Onion Chutney Crostini Cocktail Lashford Sausage with Honey + Mustard Glaze Vegetable Spring Roll with Sweet Chilli Dip STARTERS Artisan Breads Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Mixed Olives + Aioli MAIN Piri Piri Marinated Chicken Skewers Lashfords Cumberland Sausage Slider Beef Burger with Cheddar, Beef Tomato, House Sauce + Gherkin Grilled Chilli + Garlic Halloumi Slab (v) SIDES Roasted New Potatoes Deli Coleslaw Greek Feta Salad DESSERT Chocolate Brownies with Vanilla Ice Cream Lemon Posset with shortbread and raspberries EVENING WOODFIRED PIZZA M A R G A R I T A Rich Tomato Sauce, Shredded Mozzarella, Sweet Sun Ripened Tomatoes and Basil Leaves. P U L L E D P O R K Slow Cooked Pork with our Special Blend of Herbs and Spices, Rich Tomato Sauce with Roasted Mixed Peppers, Shredded Mozzarella and Oregano P E P P E R O N I Pepperoni with a kick, Rich Tomato Sauce with Mozzarella. C H I C K E N T I K K A Marinated Chicken Tikka, Rich Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella with Red Onion + Mint Yoghurt CHILDRENS MENU Chicken Goujons - Served with Chips and Peas D E S S E R T Chocolate Mousse
Accommodation Information
Hotels The Abbey Hotel. 0.1 miles Opposite Bordesley Park, B98 9BE 01527 406600 theabbeyhotel.co.uk 20% discount for guests when quoting the wedding The Premier Inn 1.4 miles Redditch, B97 6AQ (0871) 527 9372 premierinn.com The Holiday Inn 2.1 miles Redditch, B97 6AE 01527 584658 ihg.com/holidayinnexpress The Blue Inn 3.2 miles Redditch, B98 0SD 01527 510710 blueinn.co.uk The Westmead Hotel 4.7 miles Hopwood, B48 7AL 0121 445 1202 westmeadhotel.co.uk Old Rose + Crown Hotel 7.6 miles Lickey, B45 8RT 0121 453 3502 oldroseandcrown.com​ ​Bed & Breakfast Woodlands Bed and Breakfast 4.0 miles Alvechurch, B48 7BX 0121 445 6774 woodlandsbedandbreakfast.com Corner Cottage Bed and Breakfast 5.8 miles Astwood Bank, B96 6AA 01527 459122 corner-cottagebb.co.uk Dodd’s Corner Bed & Breakfast 10.8 miles Bromsgrove, B61 9EH 01562 770086 bedandbreakfastbromsgrove.co.uk ​ Pubs ​The Marston Inn 0.4 miles Dagnell End Road, B98 9BJ 01527 585639 marstonsinns.co.uk The White Hart 3.3 miles Redditch, B97 4JS 01527 545442 thewhitehartredditch.co.uk​ ​Quirky & Country Rectory Cottage 3.6 miles Alvechurch, B48 7SU 0121 445 4824 rectorycottage-alvechurch.co.uk Character Cottage 3.2 miles Swan Street, Alvechurch, B48 airbnb.co.uk Purple Plum Glamping 16.3 miles Chadbury, WR11 4TD 01386 244717 purpleplumglamping.co.uk ​ Luxury Hampton Manor 15 miles Solihull, B92 0EN 01675 446080 hamptonmanor.com