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Ceremonies And Celebrations: Weddings That Make A Difference

Many newlyweds began their married lives celebrating with friends and family here at the Mansion House throughout the 20th century – and The Reader is continuing this tradition for future generations. 

The Mansion House is a unique, elegant and magical wedding ceremony and reception venue in the beautiful and historic setting of Calderstones Park. With newly refurbished spaces that can host from 50 to 80-plus guests, and lush greenery for the perfect wedding photos. 

As a charity, we put people first, and you can be sure you and your guests will enjoy the warmest of Reader welcomes. And, by choosing to celebrate with us, you’re making a difference to people and communities across the UK. 

If you’re looking for a venue with a difference, that helps make a difference, get in touch today. Our experienced events team can advise and guide you through a range of options ask us about tying the golden thread of literature through your special day. 

For more details or to arrange a viewing, speak to Laura on 0151 7292200 or email 

Our facilities, at a glance

  • Approved venue hosting ceremonies and receptions
  • Exclusive access to the private garden and terrace 
  • City location in a gorgeous, historic park setting 
  • Fully accessible venue 
  • Fully licensed bar until midnight bar 
  • Free parking on site 
  • Sit-down or buffet meal capacity for up to 100 guests in the 1940s Garden Theatre 
  • Locally sourced, delicious food, with a range of menus to suit all budgets, dietary requirements and tastes 
  • AV equipment (and tech support) available 
  • Facilities to support live band and/or DJs 
  • Dedicated events team to coordinate your big day 
  • All profits support The Reader’s charitable work with people across the UK 

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