Wedding Venue: Providence

Providence is the perfect venue nestled in the Midlands. The venue is set in an enchanting garden, surrounded by rolling hills, amidst the luxurious forests above Nottingham Road. With an experienced team to boot, and a very reasonable venue hire price, a bride and groom can't go wrong here. Read more about this venue below.

The Basics
Where: Found in the heart of the Natal Midlands, hidden in the evergreen forests above Nottingham Road.
Style of Venue: It is built in the Natal Victorian style with red bricks, green roofs, wrap around verandahs and beautiful courtyards.
Contact: Kevin or Fern Tel: 033 266 7151 Cell: 084 555 1087 Fax: 086 528 8727 Email:
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Why would this be a bride and groom’s dream venue? 
Providence is run by a very experienced team who will ensure that your day is one that you will never forget. We can provide a full wedding service from the sending of the wedding invitations, to the ordering of the wedding cake should you so wish. Should you wish to plan the wedding yourself, we can also assist by referring you to well know florists, D.Js and exceptional photographers, we will ensure that everything is absolutely perfect from the beginning to end.

Does the venue come with an indoor or outdoor chapel? 
We have a charming indoor ivy-covered chapel nestled amongst a grove of pine trees.

What does the venue package include? 
The venue comes fully equipped with tables, tiffany chairs, table cloths, cutlery, crockery, glassware and waitresses. Not included are floral or other decorations of the venue. The venue will be exclusive to you for the day, thus ensuring our undivided attention to your function.

What kind of size wedding can be held there?
Designed to cater for up to 160 guests, Providence has the facilities and infrastructure to cope with numbers. The venue is extremely versatile and can easily be adapted for parties as intimate as 80.

Does the venue include a honeymoon suite? And is there space for family and the bridal party to stay overnight? 
We do not have accommodation on site but we can recommend places within the area.

Is there a space at the venue where the bridal party can get ready before the wedding? 
Yes we do have one room available if they wish to get dressed here.

Is there a reception closing time? If the wedding goes over time, what is your surcharge fee? 
The cut-off time is 12:30am, after that we do charge R500 for every half an hour after 12:30am.

Can a couple choose their own wedding suppliers, or does your venue only use preferred suppliers? 
We will give them a list of recommended suppliers but they are more than welcome to use their own.

What kind of bar do you run, and what options do couples have? 
It can be a full bar, limit or cash bar. We do have credit card facilities if needed.

Does the venue have sufficient parking for guests?

What are the catering options?
Menu items are personally selected by Fern, and her individual attention guarantees a perfectly prepared and presented meal. We are not tied to any particular menu or item and will entertain any preference. We have even prepared a Granny’s favourite dish to her personal recipe. We do have an extensive list of menu items to help you choose a perfect menu for your big day, which is available on request.

What rates can couples expect to pay? 
2015 rates : R 10 000 for the venue hire and R320 per person for catering. *Please note that this is subject to a 10% variance based on market prices.

Other good things to know about the venue?
Both Kevin and Fern are proud of the high standard of their catering, having had many years of catering experience – Fern being the star, having trained at the London Cordon Bleau and later working for Prue Leith in London.

All images supplied by Providence.

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