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Weddings and Private Events

The memories of your wedding day stay with you forever.  Make them even more special with a wedding reception in a truly remarkable venue.

Turner Contemporary offers clean, open spaces and a warm, welcoming atmosphere to provide the perfect backdrop for a bridal party.

Our beautiful reception space has panoramic windows that frame the captivating Margate coastline, a private terrace for your guests to enjoy and all the modern amenities to make your celebration flawless.

The dedicated Turner Contemporary venue hire team will ensure that your day exceeds all expectations whilst our superb approved caterers will provide the food and drinks.

Hire fees from:

Ceremony and Reception

Tues – Thurs: £5,500 (May to October) | £5,000 (Nov- April)

Fri – Sun: £6,000 (May to October) | £5,500 (Nov- April)

Ceremony only

Tues – Thurs £1,250 all year round

Fri – Sun £1,500 all year round

Reception Only

Tues – Thurs £4,200 (May to October) | £3,700 (October – April)

Fri – Sun £5,500 (May to October) | £5,000 (October – April)

All hire fees are + VAT.

There is an additional charge of £250 + VAT for an Event Manager to assist with planning and managing your event.


A full catering service is offered through our approved caterers.

Turner Contemporary will provide all the bar services.

View our wedding brochure.

Please contact for availability and to arrange a viewing to discuss your plans in more detail.

Private Events

For all special occasions, such as christenings, funeral wakes, parties, children’s parties and more, the Foyle Rooms offer adaptable space and a welcoming, professional team to make your day unforgettable.   

Space can be hired for daytime or evenings throughout the year and we will recommend local suppliers to provide decoration, music, flowers, DJs and accommodation if your group is coming from out of town. 

For a really exclusive event ask us about a Private view and reception in the exhibition galleries. 

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Plan your event

If you want to discuss your event or find out more about venue hire at Turner Contemporary then please get in touch.


Phone: 01843 268070