Athenaeum, The

Church Alley, Liverpool, L1 3DD
0151 709 7770Quote: “WVIE”
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The Athenaeum Weddings

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The Athenaeum is a stunning wedding venue, that is a hidden gem in central Liverpool. Originally built in 1797 and was completely rebuilt in 1928 this building has an abundance of beautiful features of corniced ceilings, grand oval staircase, which all add to the beauty of your wedding celebration.

It encapsulates elegance, charm and a period character that is a superb setting for an elegant Wedding day.

We are licensed for marriage Ceremonies in our Newsroom & Library, each with their own original features and character can accommodate up to 110 guests and 60 guests respectively.
The Dining Room & Wine Servery hold up 110 guests for your wedding breakfast, the room is bright and airy and can also be partitioned should you prefer a more intimate gathering.
Our delicious menus are served by our expert events team in the traditional silver service style so that you and your guests feel truly looked after.

For Evening receptions The Newsroom can accommodate up to 130 guests with built in, fully stocked bar and moveable parquet dance floor it is the ideal space to party into the small hours with your close family and friends.

Wedding Venue Overview and Facilities

  • No. of function rooms—4
  • Civil license—Yes
  • Same Sex Marriage—Yes

Wedding Breakfast and Reception Guest Capacities

  • Wedding Breakfast—Up to 110
  • Evening reception—Up to 130

Wedding season availability

All year round


A selection of guests houses, B&B's and private hotels are located nearby. Further details available upon request.


"We had a fantastic day on Saturday. All the arrangements were faultless and the food was exceptional. Please thank all of the staff from us. One of my guests has written to say that it was "the best party we have been to for years, possibly ever."
Mr & Mrs J Heery


"Please thank everyone there for the most wonderful evening. Everything was perfect, the food, staff and atmosphere were amazing."
Mrs Roberts


"Thank you to everyone at The Athenaeum who helped to make our wedding such a wonderful success, all of our guests commented on how lovely the food was and how friendly the staff were. Everything from our planning through to our special day was perfect"
Mr & Mrs P. Jones

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