Multicultural Weddings at Southdowns Manor
Multicultural Weddings in West Sussex
Celebrate Your Day, Your Way
When choosing a venue to host your marriage celebrations, it can be a challenge to find somewhere that offers first-class service and idyllic surroundings. A more significant challenge is finding a venue that caters for your religious beliefs and culture.
At Southdowns Manor, we welcome people of all faiths and backgrounds and encourage you to share your vows at our stunning wedding venue.
With a maximum capacity of 150 guests, Southdowns Manor provides stunning, elegant surroundings and a strong reputation for delivering exceptional service for couples from varied cultural backgrounds.Plan Your Multicultural Wedding With Our Specialist Team
Planning a multicultural wedding can be a daunting prospect, especially when a couple comes from different religious backgrounds, but we make every effort to ensure your day exceeds your expectations.
Our expansive venue is ideal for multicultural weddings, and we’ve had the privilege of hosting many in our time.
With stunning scenery, spacious function rooms and 14 guest rooms, including the luxurious honeymoon suite, you can share your special day with your friends and family.
We Accommodate All Faiths
As an inclusive wedding venue, we can accommodate every faith, including Christianity, Buddhism, Paganism, Islam, Judaism and many more. Whether you’re planning an Asian wedding, Jewish wedding or want to incorporate both of your faiths, our team of specialists can help you decide on the right theme.
Understandably, you might want two officiants to conduct your vows, and our planning team will always do our best to help you find the right solution for all guests involved.
Whether it’s a separate room for the bridal party or any other religious accommodations, we’re confident that we can help you keep your families happy while making your wedding your own.
Sensational Dining Options
Our comprehensive menu incorporates dishes from around the world, which is perfect for your multicultural wedding. We have traditional British fayre, including roast beef, pork or chicken, and an assortment of seafood dishes.
Vegetarians and vegans can also enjoy a selection of delicious meals, including risotto and tagine. If you’d like to select from our world menu, our chefs prepare Greek, Mexican, Chinese and Thai cuisine.
If you’d prefer to keep things simple, why not select our buffet option, which lets you choose from an extensive menu of food and drink, including non-alcoholic options.
We completely understand if you have specific cultural requirements, and our cultural wedding planning team can accommodate your caterer or help you find caterers for Indian and Jewish weddings.
Seamless Wedding Arrangements
We completely understand that planning a wedding that fits both parties religious and cultural requirements can be a challenge, but we aim to make the planning process as straightforward as possible. We’re not one of those average wedding venues and are happy to make sure your cultural traditions are a part of your wedding.
Your coordinator can help you decide which cultural traditions are most important and work with you to plan a wedding that takes your preferences into account.
We Go Out Of Our Way to Accommodate Your Cultural Customs
Planning a multicultural marriage celebration shouldn’t be a headache, and our expansive venue enables us to help you blend cultures and host special celebrations on your magical day. Ultimately, we understand that you want both sides of the family to feel involved, which is why our team don’t forget about the smaller details.
The big stuff makes an impression, but the small things create a memorable day for the bride, groom, and their respective families.
Indian weddings are vibrant occasions, and everything from the ceremony to the food has to be perfect. If you’d like to follow the Hindu tradition of a bridal Mehndi party, we can accommodate the painting of the hands and feet and provide garlands for your guests.
Our team can also help you merge the Indian customs with a traditional British ceremony if needed. As Hindu weddings last for three days, your guests can stay in one of our 14 luxurious rooms, and our prime location means there are places nearby for extended family and friends to stay.
Whether you’re having a reform or orthodox Jewish wedding, we can help you plan and celebrate the entire day your way. A Jewish wedding can be pretty fluid in most cases, which means that people from different cultures can choose which traditions they want to maintain.
From the initial walk down the aisle to breaking the glass, your big day will be full of thoughtful extras that include both cultures.
Asian weddings embody the meaning of a family affair, and as one of the most inclusive Asian wedding venues in the UK, we’ll make sure you can enjoy traditions such as the tea ceremony. With so many beautiful rooms and stunning grounds, we have the perfect setting for family members to come together and exchange gifts before the vows.
Islam is one of the most popular religions globally, and people from different cultural backgrounds might have varying traditions. We’ll work with you to ensure your personal preferences are met while ensuring both families are happy with the celebrations.
Plan Your Perfect Wedding
If you’re planning a multicultural wedding ceremony and don’t know where to start, the team at Southdowns Manor are happy to help. Understandably, you want everything to be perfect, especially if family members from other countries contribute their valuable time and money to celebrate your special day.
From the initial planning to adding venue finishing touches, we’ll go out of our way to give you exactly what you dream of.
Choose From a Selection of Extras to Make Your Day Even More Special
No wedding party would be complete without those extra special touches that make a big difference. We offer a selection of finishing touches that personalise your experience and give your guests a wonderful day to remember.
Dominate the dance floor and take advantage of a resident DJ who will play the type of music you want. Whether it’s pop, rock or songs from your cultural background, we’ll keep the party going all night with a floor-filling DJ set.
You can also add a selfie photo booth and love lights to set the mood. Our selection of delicious party favours, including a pick and mix sweet stand, is ideal for younger guests or the young at heart!
A recent – and very popular – addition to our service is the pizza buffet. It’s perfect if you’d prefer a more relaxed reception, and your guests can choose between a range of toppings. Who doesn’t love pizza nights?
If you’d like to learn more about our finishing touches, your dedicated wedding coordinator can go through your customisation options and the pricing.
Our Venue Facilities
We’re so lucky to be situated in a highly accessible location. The home counties are some of the most beautiful places in the UK, and our venue is surrounded by rolling countryside and scenery.
Staying at our hotel means your guests can take advantage of luxurious rooms decorated to perfection. You’ll have exclusive use of the hotel and can take advantage of our extensive range of amenities, including en-suite bathrooms and comfortable beds.